44 L-Shape Kitchen Layout Ideas (Photos)

Check out these 44 lovely L-shape kitchen layout designs. All designs hand-selected so that we feature only the very best. Many styles represented.
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We analyzed 580,913 kitchen layouts.  L-shape is the most popular at 41%.  L-shape kitchens are a popular kitchen layout as this massive photo gallery attests to since there are so many l-shape kitchen ideas (i.e. photos).

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Warm Wooden Kitchen

This grandiose kitchen boasts graceful beauty and magnificence that comes by combining high-quality wood furnishings with a touch of modern accessories. Dark wooden cabinets and wood flooring give the kitchen a warm and cozy feeling while the clean white marble counters and the ostentatious wall design are the perfect highlights against the deep brown color.

This grandiose kitchen boasts graceful beauty and magnificence that comes by combining high-quality wood furnishings with a touch of modern accessories. Dark wooden cabinets and wood flooring give the kitchen a warm and cozy feeling while the clean white marble counters and the ostentatious wall design are the perfect highlights against the deep brown color.

Eclectic Kitchen

The secret of this kitchen’s exquisiteness is that it features a unique mix of different tones and different materials. The cabinets and kitchen island top are pure white which contrasts wonderfully against the dark wooden floor. The sleek lamps hanging from the ceiling and a truly chic round metal ball lamp at the corner take the fascinating design to a completely different level

The secret of this kitchen’s exquisiteness is that it features a unique mix of different tones and different materials. The cabinets and kitchen island top are pure white which contrasts wonderfully against the dark wooden floor. The sleek lamps hanging from the ceiling and a truly chic round metal ball lamp at the corner take the fascinating design to a completely different level

Minimalist Kitchen

One look at this exclusive kitchen will tell you what minimalism really is. Plain steel furnishings often give kitchens a sterile appearance but this design tackles the problem by setting the ground a snuggly shade and adding balmy under-cabinet light fixtures. Designed by: Kristina Wolf Design


One look at this exclusive kitchen will tell you what minimalism really is. Plain steel furnishings often give kitchens a sterile appearance but this design tackles the problem by setting the ground a snuggly shade and adding balmy under-cabinet light fixtures.

Simply Stylish

The simplicity of this design baffles us. Its pristine white countertops paired with plain organic wood are the ultimate choice for a kitchen that overlooks tall green trees. Also, painting the high-end roof completely white gives the place a more open look and focuses one’s attention on the kitchen.Designed by: Slade Architecture

The simplicity of this design baffles us. Its pristine white countertops paired with plain organic wood are the ultimate choice for a kitchen that overlooks tall green trees. Also, painting the high-end roof completely white gives the place a more open look and focuses one’s attention on the kitchen.

Victorian Remake

Ideal for lovers of traditional styles, this impressive kitchen is all about the Victorian era. Extra carvings in the island stand as well as the mini pillars incorporated in the cabinet frames lets you experience the stately and dignified splendor of the past times.Designed by: Jane Hope

Ideal for lovers of traditional styles, this impressive kitchen is all about the Victorian era. Extra carvings in the island stand as well as the mini pillars incorporated in the cabinet frames lets you experience the stately and dignified splendor of the past times.

Beach Style Cookhouse

Perfect for a beach house, this design has all the attributes of a kitchen that keeps you mindful of where you are. The light brown floorboards, a white kitchen island and wooden chairs with mesh fabric somewhat make an illusion as if you are out on the shore. The backdrop consists of white and blue breezy wallpaper that further adds to the vacation mood.

Perfect for a beach house, this design has all the attributes of a kitchen that keeps you mindful of where you are. The light brown floorboards, a white kitchen island and wooden chairs with mesh fabric somewhat make an illusion as if you are out on the shore. The backdrop consists of white and blue breezy wallpaper that further adds to the vacation mood.

Make it Modern

Elegant and tech-savvy best describe this modern kitchen design. Although the furnishings are totally plain, the combination of pale and dark tones makes this place look brilliant nonetheless. A few bright and colorful decorations add life to the kitchen while the sleek ceiling lights illuminate the whole place.Designed by: Chango & Co.


Elegant and tech-savvy best describe this modern kitchen design. Although the furnishings are totally plain, the combination of pale and dark tones makes this place look brilliant nonetheless. A few bright and colorful decorations add life to the kitchen while the sleek ceiling lights illuminate the whole place.

Extravagance All The Way

Large in size and rich in extravagance, this luxury kitchen is overflowing with lavishness and opulence. From coffered ceiling and skylights to expensive marble counters and matt wood floor, this kitchen leaves no stone unturned when it comes to glitz and glory in the house.Designed by: Studio VARA

Large in size and rich in extravagance, this luxury kitchen is overflowing with lavishness and opulence. From coffered ceiling and skylights to expensive marble counters and matt wood floor, this kitchen leaves no stone unturned when it comes to glitz and glory in the house.

Villa-Wise KitchenExperience a villa-style living space with this kitchen design that blends contemporary fashion with materials that have been used since long. This kitchen has a tiled floor in place of the common wood floorboards. While we can still see wooden cabinets and a wooden backdrop, what is new is the assortment of jars and bottles on an open shelf and individual lights fixed under the shelf.

Source: Trulia

Experience a villa-style living space with this kitchen design that blends contemporary fashion with materials that have been used since long. This kitchen has a tiled floor in place of the common wood floorboards. While we can still see wooden cabinets and a wooden backdrop, what is new is the assortment of jars and bottles on an open shelf and individual lights fixed under the shelf.

Revisit the Old Art

It’s compact but it’s tasteful. With cane chairs and center lights that are similar to the vintage lamps, this kitchen gives a nod to the old world charm. The soft tone of beige floor tactfully prevents the room from looking stuffy.Designed by: Studio Arte

It’s compact but it’s tasteful. With cane chairs and center lights that are similar to the vintage lamps, this kitchen gives a nod to the old world charm. The soft tone of beige floor tactfully prevents the room from looking stuffy.

Mysterious Majesty

Spread over quite a large area, dimly lit with a relatively low ceiling, this kitchen is a romantic recluse. Wide circular pendant fixtures help in spreading light to the whole room while the dark chocolate colored furnishings add a touch of mystery. Pasty Taste


Spread over quite a large area, dimly lit with a relatively low ceiling, this kitchen is a romantic recluse. Wide circular pendant fixtures help in spreading light to the whole room while the dark chocolate colored furnishings add a touch of mystery.

Pasty Taste

This totally chic kitchen seems to be a modern studio art. It’s kept simple yet artistic by displaying different crockery on open shelves while the soft and subtle pastel green color is miles away from the conventional colors used in most kitchens.Source: Trulia

This totally chic kitchen seems to be a modern studio art. It’s kept simple yet artistic by displaying different crockery on open shelves while the soft and subtle pastel green color is miles away from the conventional colors used in most kitchens.

Black Is Always In

Black is often frowned upon in kitchen remakes because it makes the place look gloomy. But this kitchen goes all black nonetheless because the wall-length windows facing the kitchen accentuate the shade even more. No further lights are needed because sunlight does it all. Pristine and transparent glass cabinets are the best way to let all that china shine.Source: BFDO Architects

Black is often frowned upon in kitchen remakes because it makes the place look gloomy. But this kitchen goes all black nonetheless because the wall-length windows facing the kitchen accentuate the shade even more. No further lights are needed because sunlight does it all. Pristine and transparent glass cabinets are the best way to let all that china shine.

Understated Beauty

Casual and warm, this kitchen is the ultimate fit for anyone who wants a truly homely kitchen. Traditional marble tops and white cupboards are used. But a mix of see-through cabinet doors in one half of the kitchen and regular closed covers on the other make the place more fascinating.Designed by: Atelier BOOM-TOWN

Casual and warm, this kitchen is the ultimate fit for anyone who wants a truly homely kitchen. Traditional marble tops and white cupboards are used. But a mix of see-through cabinet doors in one half of the kitchen and regular closed covers on the other make the place more fascinating.

City Lover’s Retreat

When the hustle and bustle of city life becomes too much to handle, a warm cup of coffee brewed in this apartment kitchen will wash away all the stress. The monochromatic tones set a serene atmosphere while the floor-length windows provide a view of the city life from afar. Not to forget, the highly stylish chandelier is a remarkable contrast against the simple kitchen.

When the hustle and bustle of city life becomes too much to handle, a warm cup of coffee brewed in this apartment kitchen will wash away all the stress. The monochromatic tones set a serene atmosphere while the floor-length windows provide a view of the city life from afar. Not to forget, the highly stylish chandelier is a remarkable contrast against the simple kitchen.

Family Favorite

Designed by: Desjardins Bherer

Playing with various hues of gray, white, black and brown, this comfy kitchen is designed in accordance with families who consider meal times as bonding times. The dining table with plush seats is set right into the middle of the room so that cooking and chattering can go hand in hand.

Organic Living

Playing with various hues of gray, white, black and brown, this comfy kitchen is designed in accordance with families who consider meal times as bonding times. The dining table with plush seats is set right into the middle of the room so that cooking and chattering can go hand in hand.


The clean, muted beige tones of this kitchen make the room look bigger than it actually is. The large window behind the sink illuminates the room and provides a crystal clear view of the greenery outside.

All in One Family Room

The clean, muted beige tones of this kitchen make the room look bigger than it actually is. The large window behind the sink illuminates the room and provides a crystal clear view of the greenery outside. Designed by: Scott Posno Design

Looking more like a magazine picture than an actual residential kitchen, this kitchen layout says no to any walls. Despite having a sitting arrangement beside the kitchen island, this design embraces more by becoming one with the living room. The mild blue colored cabinets complement the lush green outside and make the place peaceful and tranquil.

Regal Beauty

Looking more like a magazine picture than an actual residential kitchen, this kitchen layout says no to any walls. Despite having a sitting arrangement beside the kitchen island, this design embraces more by becoming one with the living room. The mild blue colored cabinets complement the lush green outside and make the place peaceful and tranquil. Regal Beauty

Designed by: Ben Amzaleg

With mahogany cupboards set against creamy walls and coffee colored marble counters, this kitchen declares the love for classy styles. High-glossed and shiny floorboards are a tad bit towards the redder shade to bring out the various hues at play here.

Cottage Comfort

Different from the ordinary, the kitchen stand in the middle not only contains the sink but also consists of shelves at the side to place several items as needed. The center light fixture equally unique as it holds hooks for hanging utensils to dry.

Different from the ordinary, the kitchen stand in the middle not only contains the sink but also consists of shelves at the side to place several items as needed. The center light fixture equally unique as it holds hooks for hanging utensils to dry.

Restaurant Dine-In

From the elaborate ceiling fixtures to the large dining table in the center, this luxury kitchen makes one wonder if they are dining at home or at an expensive five-star restaurant. The low hanging, humongous box-shaped lamp adds more flamboyancy to the place.

From the elaborate ceiling fixtures to the large dining table in the center, this luxury kitchen makes one wonder if they are dining at home or at an expensive five-star restaurant. The low hanging, humongous box-shaped lamp adds more flamboyancy to the place.

A Kitchen in Heaven

White ceiling, white cabinets, white lights, and white marble tops give the kitchen a heavenly atmosphere. However, the cupboard doors contain indented borders and the marble tops are extra glossy to avoid an ashen feel.

White ceiling, white cabinets, white lights, and white marble tops give the kitchen a heavenly atmosphere. However, the cupboard doors contain indented borders and the marble tops are extra glossy to avoid an ashen feel.

The Perfect Duo

The combination of black and white colors is something that never becomes old. And this brightly lit kitchen makes use of it too. It’s neat and tidy and balances the two tones just right. A black sink embedded in a white kitchen island and a black panel shelf that runs from the top to bottom against a white wall is a decent way to utilize these shades.


Designed by: Architecton

The combination of black and white colors is something that never becomes old. And this brightly lit kitchen makes use of it too. It’s neat and tidy and balances the two tones just right. A black sink embedded in a white kitchen island and a black panel shelf that runs from the top to bottom against a white wall is a decent way to utilize these shades.

Open to Everyone

Simpler is better. And this residential kitchen is the visual representation of that saying. Set in a podium style, the dark gray walls fitted with clear white shelves also house the oven and the fridge. Not only does it make the kitchen tidier but also highlights the center island and the upright greens beside it.

Designed by: Ceramiche Refin

Simpler is better. And this residential kitchen is the visual representation of that saying. Set in a podium style, the dark gray walls fitted with clear white shelves also house the oven and the fridge. Not only does it make the kitchen tidier but also highlights the center island and the upright greens beside it.

Narrow Designing

Well spaced round lamps that disperse the light properly in all directions, wood panels across an otherwise plain ceiling and a perfect blend of white and deep chestnut color. All together make this kitchen a modern space with character.

Designed by: Baran Studio

Well spaced round lamps that disperse the light properly in all directions, wood panels across an otherwise plain ceiling and a perfect blend of white and deep chestnut color. All together make this kitchen a modern space with character.

Encouraging Balance

Life is about balancing things right and this kitchen finely balances style and nature. Various plants with both short and long leaves are placed in each corner to bring out the walnut cabinets and chairs.

Life is about balancing things right and this kitchen finely balances style and nature. Various plants with both short and long leaves are placed in each corner to bring out the walnut cabinets and chairs.

Donned in Pearly White

Bathed in  pearly whites and featuring a classy wooden island that has been polished black, this kitchen is fine architecture at its best. The top cupboards have transparent doors so you can use the crockery inside as a decoration.

Bathed in  pearly whites and featuring a classy wooden island that has been polished black, this kitchen is fine architecture at its best. The top cupboards have transparent doors so you can use the crockery inside as a decoration.

Spacious and Splendid

It’s all about textures when it comes to this kitchen. Conventional wooden surfaces are combined with the modern matte black.  Fascinatingly, not only does it have two islands, this kitchen is surely designed for the bigger families because both the islands contain a sink. The mix of conical and cylindrical lamps hangs beautifully at the front while the light cedar wood floor gives a tidy look.

It’s all about textures when it comes to this kitchen. Conventional wooden surfaces are combined with the modern matte black.  Fascinatingly, not only does it have two islands, this kitchen is surely designed for the bigger families because both the islands contain a sink. The mix of conical and cylindrical lamps hangs beautifully at the front while the light cedar wood floor gives a tidy look.

The Elegant One

No kitchen can look more sophisticated than this one. The immaculate white furnishings are emphasized with milk coffee high-seat chairs and subtle touches of steel in the hanging lights and pantry door. The result is a masterpiece of sophisticated beauty that will make you yearn to remodel your own kitchen.


No kitchen can look more sophisticated than this one. The immaculate white furnishings are emphasized with milk coffee high-seat chairs and subtle touches of steel in the hanging lights and pantry door. The result is a masterpiece of sophisticated beauty that will make you yearn to remodel your own kitchen.

Pretentious But Perfect

Heavily designed chairs, a giant kitchen island, and caramel colored wooden cabinetry that matches the floor perfectly – this kitchen doesn’t go overboard with furnishings. It’s just very grand and striking. After all, a little pomposity doesn’t hurt.

Heavily designed chairs, a giant kitchen island, and caramel colored wooden cabinetry that matches the floor perfectly – this kitchen doesn’t go overboard with furnishings. It’s just very grand and striking. After all, a little pomposity doesn’t hurt.

Grandma’s Grandeur

The muted beige and ivory tones in this kitchen remind you of your grandma’s house. Plain, simple design and various ceramic elements gracing the pastel countertop are the defining attributes of a ‘90s kitchen. Add the large square tiles and a clock as well and this is the noble tribute to kitchens of the past.

The muted beige and ivory tones in this kitchen remind you of your grandma’s house. Plain, simple design and various ceramic elements gracing the pastel countertop are the defining attributes of a ‘90s kitchen. Add the large square tiles and a clock as well and this is the noble tribute to kitchens of the past.

Rustic Royal Kitchen

This kitchen leaves no shade of brown unused. The floor hold a shade of hazelnut and the cabinets the shade of walnut, the kitchen also features an oak panel running atop the ceiling. The mosaic of stone tiles in the backdrop and the stone wall at the counter give the room a rustic feel.

This kitchen leaves no shade of brown unused. The floor hold a shade of hazelnut and the cabinets the shade of walnut, the kitchen also features an oak panel running atop the ceiling. The mosaic of stone tiles in the backdrop and the stone wall at the counter give the room a rustic feel.

The Kitchen with Dignity

Combining plain white cabinets with steel accessories and centering a black island top with rich mahogany chairs, this kitchen will stand the tests of time.

Combining plain white cabinets with steel accessories and centering a black island top with rich mahogany chairs, this kitchen will stand the tests of time.

Go Country Style

Doesn’t look like a residential kitchen, does it? The center of attraction in this majestic kitchen is, without doubt, the brick vent hood with the enormous clock piece. The floor is two-tones whereas ceiling and central light are carefully placed to give this kitchen a true country atmosphere.

Doesn’t look like a residential kitchen, does it? The center of attraction in this majestic kitchen is, without doubt, the brick vent hood with the enormous clock piece. The floor is two-tones whereas ceiling and central light are carefully placed to give this kitchen a true country atmosphere.

The Dream Haven

Raw cedar wood floorboards and white all over, this kitchen comes close to a dreamy cottage style living. Bricked walls that have just a hint of baby pink and ivory stool tops add subtle colors to the space while making it all the more lovely and divine. All the Good Combined

Raw cedar wood floorboards and white all over, this kitchen comes close to a dreamy cottage style living. Bricked walls that have just a hint of baby pink and ivory stool tops add subtle colors to the space while making it all the more lovely and divine.

All the Good Combined

The natural and organic look from the wooden texture, pristine and sterile looks from the white counter and the modern feel from steel furnishings, all come together beautifully in this kitchen. Besides regular cabinets, it also has open shelves to add a touch of more decorations. Marble with Rich Wood

The natural and organic look from the wooden texture, pristine and sterile looks from the white counter and the modern feel from steel furnishings, all come together beautifully in this kitchen. Besides regular cabinets, it also has open shelves to add a touch of more decorations.

Marble with Rich Wood

This kitchen speaks beauty and style with a range of kitchen appliances all embedded in the walls and white cabinet panels with the chocolate-brown two-toned floor. Seating for All

This kitchen speaks beauty and style with a range of kitchen appliances all embedded in the walls and white cabinet panels with the chocolate-brown two-toned floor.

Seating for All

Rich mahogany wooden cabinetry with sleek stainless steel handles are the symbol of modern kitchen remakes. With asymmetric ceiling lights, this kitchen shines brightly. Functional in white

Rich mahogany wooden cabinetry with sleek stainless steel handles are the symbol of modern kitchen remakes. With asymmetric ceiling lights, this kitchen shines brightly.

Functional in white

Rich mahogany wooden cabinetry with sleek stainless steel handles are the symbol of modern kitchen remakes. With asymmetric ceiling lights, this kitchen shines brightly.

This kitchen is made up of soft brown wooden floors and a shiny marble island housing several drawers for storage as well a mini-oven. This space is as functional as a kitchen should be.

Lustrous Kitchen

This L-shaped kitchen makes a lasting impression with its symmetrical design. Two long counters run along the space. Spotless white floor with a high gloss finish and speckled marble tops reflecting the light from under-the-cabinet fixtures take this space way beyond neat.

This L-shaped kitchen makes a lasting impression with its symmetrical design. Two long counters run along the space. Spotless white floor with a high gloss finish and speckled marble tops reflecting the light from under-the-cabinet fixtures take this space way beyond neat.

Cozy Cocoon Kitchen

Take notes from this design on how to fit in all the necessary elements in a small kitchen space.

Take notes from this design on how to fit in all the necessary elements in a small kitchen space.

Less Is More

This kitchen keeps it low-key but still manages to shine. Completely plain White Island and cabinets are a soft contrast against the rustic floor. The array of rectangular windows in the back illuminates the space and merges well with the layout.

This kitchen keeps it low-key but still manages to shine. Completely plain White Island and cabinets are a soft contrast against the rustic floor. The array of rectangular windows in the back illuminates the space and merges well with the layout.

About L-Shape Kitchens

In an L-shaped kitchen, the cabinets occupy two of the room’s adjacent walls. The function of the kitchen triangle is preserved, and there may be extra space for another table or an island, provided it doesn’t intersect the triangle, and depending on the size of the room. These smaller, more casual eating areas are commonly referred to as breakfast nooks or breakfast areas.

Many homes and apartments—41% by our survey’s account—have an L-shape kitchen, making it one of the most cooked-in environments. Many people love the L-shape kitchen design, although there are plenty of detractors, too.

In this article, we’ll give you all sorts of ideas about how to think about remodeling your L-shape kitchen or making a new kitchen that’s ready for anything.

Oh, The Counterspace

L shape kitchens are heaven for those who love counter space. No matter the material, there’s an ample number of flat surfaces to put appliances or dishes. L shape kitchens look especially beautiful when they’re freshly cleaned—something about the counter space gives them a positive glow.

L shape kitchens are also aggressively useful, too. Between easy access to the sink and the stovetops with a few steps, you can run an entire restaurant’s worth of cooking from your L shape kitchen, provided that you have the right help.

L shape kitchens typically have plenty of storage space, although the exact positioning of the counter space determines whether the storage space is underneath the counter or above the counter, in cabinets. Of course, there are also many L shape kitchens which have storage space in both areas.

Ready To Entertain

L shape kitchens can work well with a variety of lighting options, cabinet materials, countertop materials, and floor materials. They can also work with practically any appliance setup, range setup, refrigerator size, or specialized sink configuration. There’s enough space to have it all if you want it.

If you’re planning a new L shape kitchen, think about how your lighting will affect the way your kitchen looks during the times you’re most likely to be there.

For most, this means that L shape kitchens have an artificial light which brightly illuminates the entire work area, as relying on the natural light would leave too many shadows. This goes double for L shape kitchens that have cabinets above the countertop; in the best L shape kitchens, there will be lights beneath these cabinets to account for the shadows that they cast.

While this may seem like a bummer at first, keep in mind that L shape kitchens can also look beautiful in the dark, with dimmed lights or candles—not something that every kitchen can lay claim to.

If you’re interested in getting more ideas on L-shape kitchen design ideas or other kitchen design ideas, check out our photo gallery.








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