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How to maximise your kitchen space

How to maximise your kitchen space

Looking for ways to maximise the size of your kitchen? Whatever its size, there are plenty of ways you can enhance the size and feel of your kitchen space. By using the right materials, colours and lighting, you make your small kitchen feel much larger – without the need for an extension!

Keep kitchen design minimalist

When it comes to your kitchen design, it’s worth keeping things simple. Designer kitchens rarely feature dozens of textures, colours, shapes and heights anyway. A minimalist space ensures your kitchen is free of clutter. You can avoid the clinical look by adding a little contrast with stainless steel appliances and dark handles and doorknobs.

minimalist designer kitchen

Go light and bright with your kitchen

When choosing your kitchen colour palette, go light and bright. Crisp white and other light neutral colours help open up a space and create light in a room. If you’re still keen to add a bit of colour, choose bold and beautiful accessories with coloured bowls, tea towels and curtains.

light and bright white designer kitchen

Opt for smart kitchen storage solutions

There are so many ways to increase the efficiency of a new kitchen. Smart storage solutions, like double cabinets (one on the ground and one on the wall) and kitchen islands, are great for helping you make the most of your space. You can also purchase clever storage solution inserts for many of your cupboards – helping you make the most of every square inch.

stylish kitchen cupboard hinges

Maximise cooking space

One of the downsides of a small kitchen is the lack of space for cooking and food prep. To maximise cooking space, you will need to sacrifice a bit of floor space but the overall benefits will be well worth it. A kitchen island can house your hobs and sink and can also offer space for prepping food. If you’ve got a slightly larger kitchen, you can also add a breakfast bar on the end – making it one of the best in multi-purpose furnishings.

designer kitchen cooking area

Choose reflective materials

Reflective materials really help to open up a space. You could choose stainless steel surfaces or appliances and / or high gloss worktops and cupboards. Good lighting and natural lighting, where possible, are also essential for opening up a space.

reflective kitchen layout

A small kitchen transformation

At Kitchen Design Centre, we work with spaces large and small. Just because you want a designer kitchen, it doesn’t mean you need a huge amount of space. Over on our case studies page, you’ll find one of our recent small kitchen renovations, designed by Will Hustler. He even included a kitchen island, which maximised the couple’s kitchen space and increased storage available. The sleek, German design with integrated Neff appliances also kept things neat and tidy – fitting perfectly with the shape and size of our clients’ home. View our case study to see the final design.

If you’d like to improve and revamp your small kitchen, we recommend our German kitchen designs. Efficient and beautifully engineered, they’ll certainly help you to make the most of your space. Visit us in store to find out more.

Do you have a small kitchen? If so, what design features have you incorporated to make the most of the space? Tell us in the comments below or tweet us @ModernKitchens

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