Design Small Kitchen Ideas
If you think that small kitchens and design are two incompatible elements, you are terribly wrong. On the contrary, today numerous stylish space saving kitchen solutions perfect for apartments with very small kitchen area are appearing on the market. Or they may be perfect for your holiday home, where no doubt you will not need a big or complex kitchen.
So, compact one-piece kitchens are becoming one of the favourite object of interior designers, more and more commited in combining functionality with fashion and ecology. Here some design kitchen for small spaces.
The Vertical Ecological Kitchen
It's called Ecooking and is a prototype by Clei. The first pieces will be sold by the end of the year. Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, oven... nothing is missing in this beautiful design kitchen.
It is a high-efficiency kitchen: energy is produced from the solar panels situated on one side and feeds the electric elements, the heat produced by the fridge pump is recovered and filtered and then used to heat the water for the dishwasher; and through a second filtering the same water can be used to wet the seedlings of a mini vertical garden.
MiniGlide, the one-piece kitchen
MiniGlide is a one-piece kitchen that gets the perfect balance between design and functionality, form and substance, aesthetics and ergonomics. The small kitchen MiniGlide is equipped with a sliding worktop in Corian - a revolutionary material, synthesized in 1967 by a famous U.S. chemical industry and subjected to constant technological developments - capable of a unique versatility in furniture and design solutions. This compact kitchen owes its name to the presence of sliding surface that allows to hide the stainless steel sink when not necessary. The kitchen can include all the traditional appliances but these items are optional and can be integrated according to the user's needs. High energy efficiency.
This compact kitchen created by designers Kristin Laass and Norman Ebelt occupies only eleven square feet when closed and can also serve as a dining table. Yet, it is absolutely complete since equipped with induction hob, fridge, oven and a storage space for tools and kitchenware. Small Kitchen is the ideal solution for those who love design and really have very little space for thei own kitchen.
Circle ® Kitchen by Compact Concepts
This Corian kitchen occupies less than twenty square feet and offers all the comforts of a traditional kitchen. Its name is Circle, obviously due to its circular shape that allow to incorporate everything you need, from the sink to the stove, from the oven to the dishwasher. The kitchen is ideal for those who have very small space but it certainly does not give up the comfort of a standard kitchen.
Grandma's Revenge, the In-wall Kitchen
Grandma's Revenge is a unique kitchen concept by the designer Klaus Michel. A in-wall kitchen inspired to the old model kitchen block but reinterpreted in modern key.
When closed elements such as table, chairs, chandelier, etc. disappear but when it is open, everything becomes aesthetically pleasant and extremely functional!
360 Degrees Kitchen
Last but not least, 360 Degrees Kitchen is a project by interior design specialists Farziska Winter, Katrin Sillmann and Ulrike Sandner. It is a one-piece kitchen that has everything you need to prepare, cook and clean. Its peculiarity is that it has a 360 ° moving counter (being fitted by means of some castors). Perfect for those who don't want to renounce to a spadeful counter.
Now, are you convinced that kitchen design space requirements are just a cliché?