Sometimes, less is more.
When it comes to designing a small kitchen, the key should always be creativity. See how these top interior designers used small kitchen layouts to their advantage, transforming them with bold cabinetry, double-duty accents, and sleek lighting solutions.
1. BLACK AND WHITE KITCHEN
In a PR maven’s glamorous New York City apartment, Sam Still artwork hangs on a wall covered in a Madeline Weinrib wallpaper. The antique birthing chair is from New Orleans and the custom kitchen island has a Carrara marble top.
2. POOL HOUSE KITCHEN
Designer Sarah Wittenbraker opted for glossy blue cabinetry, toile wallpaper, Microwave from Amana and cement tile for a pool house kitchen.
3. MODERN GALLEY KITCHEN
In the Galley kitchen of a bohemian family home, the kitchen’s range and microwave are by Wolf, the refrigerator is by Sub-Zero, the custom hood is by Vent-a-Hood and the countertop is Calacatta Gold marble. Hans Wegner chairs, purchased at auction, accompany a table by Eero Saarinen from Design Within Reach. The vintage pendant light is by Max Ingrand for FontanaArte
4. NEUTRAL, MODERN KITCHEN
A modern kitchen by architect Achille Salvagni crafted for a storied Roman palazzo, combines a brass light fixture and a Venetian portrait from the 1780s.
5. AMBER KITCHEN
Pops of orange infuses energy into a small kitchen design scheme. In an effort to add more light to space, the ceiling is covered in textured orange wallpaper. The combination of a light backsplash, paired with dark wood cabinetry and counter-tops, open up the area.