Best ideas for small kitchens in 2017
In the kitchen of a Manhattan apartment by Philip Gorrivan, a ceiling and iridescent mosaic tiles lacquered in Benjamin Moore's Oceanic Teal pick a colour from the wallpaper in the hall up. The Thonet barstools are by York Street Studio.
In Bill Brockschmidt's 640-square foot apartment, the kitchen camouflaged in the living area and is found in the entrance corridor. "Creating folding doors enabled us to transform the entry right into a mini-gallery when we entertain," Brockschmidt says. "We may also close off the dining room in the kitchen with pocket doors, so that once guests have arrived, we could open up the kitchen for cooking."
Space- Slick and Bright
Though her old house is old—as well as tiny—and conventional, this homeowner requested a modern cooking space. The clean design makes the best backdrop for collectibles. Mother-of-pearl granite countertops and frosted-glass tile contrast with dark cupboards, while a custom built, space-saving table on casters nests to the trunk of the island when not in use.
"The kitchen is an excellent size, but little by Dallas standards," Craig Schumacher says of the Texas kitchen he shares with partner Philip Kirk. An extensive remodel was avoided by them by installing low-cost grayscale tile on counters and backsplashes and painting cabinets Benjamin Moore Brilliant White. An extensive ironstone set overflows from shelves to walls.
This homeowner, a top Realtor in the area, wanted a small space that was unique to flaunt to her customers. That is only what she got with all 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 tiny kitchen.
In Mark Egerstrom's 1,200-square-foot West Hollywood home, the wood floors of the kitchen extend out to a shower doors, creating adjoining deck through glass the illusion of a much larger . The walnut cabinetry was designed by Egerstrom: "It's my take on old farmhouse kitchens, updated to the 21st century."
To falsify a sunny farmhouse kitchen in a Manhattan apartment, Celerie Kemble painted the cupboards Benjamin Moore's White Dove. The white-tiled walls, as well as brass hardware along with a milk-glass chandelier, create the illusion of additional sunshine.
In a 295-square-foot Brooklyn studio apartment designed by Nick Olsen, the kitchen corner, done in white and green to blend in, gets a serving with a painted plaid backsplash along with grosgrain ribbon trim of charm.
The kitchen in a Napa Valley ranch has open ledges instead of upper cupboards for an airy feel. Countertops and the shelves are galvanized metal, as well as the cabinetry is manufactured out of old fencing. Classic truck springs were located at Artefact Design & Salvage. Owner Ken Fulk and designer seen the vintage industrial pendant lights at the Paris flea market.