Often referred to as the heart of the home, the kitchen is not only a place to prepare food, but also a place for family gatherings. It is a place that features not only sleek design and efficiency, but flexibility and comfort as well. However, your kitchen is packed in a tiny area and no matter how hard you try to organize it in order to be more functional, it seems you keep hitting a dead end. If you’re tired of constantly tripping over a garbage can, grab a pen and a paper and down to the last detail, plan a space for every single little thing you have in your kitchen. This is the only way you’ll design a good kitchen layout and will also be able to take advantage of every inch of your kitchen. By harmonizing functionality and style, you can make your small kitchen look big and make most of every nook.
Make The Most Out Of Your Space – Functionality of the kitchen is its most important characteristic, thus try to better arrange home appliances and worktops. Almost all kitchen renovations Melbourne experts will advise you to create a ‘work triangle’. What exactly does this triangle represent? For a small kitchen to be functional, it is necessary to properly position the stove, refrigerator and sink. To be more specific, organize them in the way to form a triangle. This way you’ll have extra space for counter top area. Also, the small appliances which are at the same time very practical, can be a lifeline in your small kitchen. For example, do not install a wall oven and a cooktop. Instead purchase a nice cooking range with two cooktop burners and compensate the lack of additional burners with microwave and toaster oven.
Install Cabinets To The Ceiling – To make more room for storing plates, pots, frying pans and various bowls, it is best to install cabinets that go all the way to the ceiling. They offer maximum amount of storage and do not collect dust on top. Contact professional cabinet makers and have them design a perfect cabinet layout that will make your kitchen functional, organized and comfortable. Don’t worry about reaching the highest shelves. You can use them to store things you do not use on a daily basis, such as cake molds, special occasion serving sets etc. If you choose this option, go with glass fronts or bright color ones to achieve that airy feeling and create the impression of more space. Browse online for kitchen cabinets Melbourne makers and make a list of most reputable ones. Contact them and ask for the best and most affordable kitchen design.
Use The Power Of Color And Glass – Small kitchens require skillful combination of wood, metal accessories and other materials. The simplest and easiest way to make a small kitchen look bigger is by combining wood or medium-density fiberboard material with glass. For example, cabinet doors can be made out of glass, as well as counter top. Glass will visually increase your miniature kitchen. Install extra lights since bright equals large in kitchen world. Also, concentrate on bright, pastel colors witch also create the feeling of spaciousness.