Make the Most of a Compact Kitchen

A kitchen has to run smoothly to be livable (and likeable). Each component in a compact kitchen must be perfectly planned, from the layout to the appliances, and all must work cohesively to overcome the limitations of cooking in a confined space. This means that designing a small kitchen can often take longer than planning a room three times the size, because the requirements are so exact. Follow these tips — some of which are illustrated in more generously sized kitchens, but which can be adapted to small spots — and learn how to squeeze every inch out of your cooking space.
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