Best small kitchens ideas in 2017
The kitchen in a Napa Valley ranch has open shelves instead of upper cabinets for an airy feel. Countertops and the ledges are galvanized metal, and the cabinetry is made of old fencing. Classic truck springs were located at Artefact Design & Salvage. Owner Ken Fulk and designer seen the classic industrial pendant lights in the Paris flea market.
In Bill Brockschmidt's 640-square-foot apartment, the kitchen is situated in the entrance hallway and camouflaged from the living space. "Creating folding doors enabled us to transform the entry into a mini-gallery when we entertain," Brockschmidt says. "We may also close off the dining room from the kitchen with pocket doors, so that once guests have arrived, we could open up the kitchen for cooking."
This hardworking small kitchen features two space-smart pull-out pantry units and hidden stepladder storage for upper cabinets. The usage of antiqued bronze, and butternut wood, copper, hickory give the room heat, while a vibrant blue beadboard backsplash delivers a shot of colour.
Adding extra storage up top is a fantastic idea, if you're able to reach, that's. Katie Ridder installed a rolling ladder (just such as the library!) in this fabulous kitchen to reach ceiling-height cabinets.
A top Realtor in the region, this homeowner, needed a small space that was unique to show off to her clients. That's only what she got together with the dark shoji-style cupboards and custom round butcher block table on casters. The cooking range is flanked by floating shelves, which help to open up the miniature kitchen.
In a Manhattan apartment, the existing kitchen cabinets were painted Benjamin Moore Air in Black. "I wanted it to appear less boring and more like a smart butler's pantry," designer Lilly Bunn says. The Roman shade is in Holland & Sherry's Belfour linen.
The wall between an adjacent living space and this miniature kitchen was removed to make room for more storage. Visual separation involving the rooms was kept using an island-breakfast bar. While polished and brushed stainless tile forms a standout backsplash putting the sink in the corner of the room made for more food prep space.
Chris Barrett found the tall 1860s Czech table, with beautifully turned legs at J.F. Chen. It works flawlessly in a space that was "too little for a dining table and too huge to get nothing," Barrett says, serving as both breakfast island and buffet for dining on the patio outside the French doors.