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White kitchen with chrome pendant lights, blue backsplash, dark hardwood flooring and wicker breakfast bar stools.

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Some of My Favorite Kitchen Designs

Below is a diverse collection of some of my favorite designs.

Large new U-shaped kitchen with white cabinets (a nice variety of cabinet design and layout) with a large square island in the center with an eating area for four stools.

Large new U-shaped kitchen remodel with white kitchen cabinets (a nice variety of cabinet design and layout) with a large square island in the center with an eating area for four stools.  This kitchen is very well organized and with all the storage space provides plenty of options for optimal kitchen appliances and dishware organization.

It doesn't get much finer than this U-shape kitchen design with chandeliers above the 4 person island, custom white cabinetry, crown molding and reddish dark flooring.  While it's an ornate kitchen, it's also one that's comfy to congegrate in.  My one criticism is that there are no windows.

It doesn’t get much finer than this U-shape kitchen design with chandeliers above the 4 person island, custom white cabinetry, crown molding, and reddish dark flooring.  While it’s an ornate kitchen, it’s also one that’s comfy to congregate in.  My one criticism is that there are no windows.

Kitchen with blue island, large white farmhouse sink, white cabinetry and wide-plank hardwood flooring all illuminated with a contemporary single unit pendant light and recessed lights.

Kitchen with island coated with blue paint, large white farmhouse sink, white cabinetry, and wide-plank hardwood flooring all illuminated with a contemporary single unit pendant light and recessed lights.

New kitchen with herringbone wood floor, dark island and white cabinetry

Beautiful new kitchen with herringbone wood floor, dark island and white cabinetry.

This kitchen addresses the problem with the one above. Look at all the windows which really brightens up the kitchen that has a light and dark color scheme. It looks larger than it is with extra high ceilings. I like the waterfall island and the overall contemporary design, but I don't think the brown wood floor works with the color scheme. That's my only complaint.

This kitchen addresses the problem with the one above. Look at all the windows which really brightens up the kitchen that has a light and dark color scheme. It looks larger than it is with extra high ceilings. I like the waterfall island and the overall contemporary design, but I don’t think the brown wood floor works with the color scheme. That’s my only complaint.

Fabulous light blue and white kitchen with vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting and pie-shaped island with sumptuous blue leather upholstered island stools. The light, aged looking wood floor is a perfect match for this kitchen color scheme.
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Fabulous light blue and white kitchen with vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting and pie-shaped island with sumptuous blue leather upholstered island stools. The light, aged-looking wood floor is a perfect match for this kitchen color scheme.  I love the upper glass-faced cabinets with in-cabinet lighting.

Check this kitchen out. It has no upper cabinets other than a single level floating shelf. It makes the kitchen look bigger and more open and brighter. I'm not sure giving up the storage is worth it, but it's definitely a notable design idea.

Check this kitchen out. It has no upper cabinets other than a single level floating shelf. It makes the kitchen look bigger and more open and brighter. I’m not sure giving up the storage is worth it, but it’s definitely a notable design idea.

Large rustic kitchen with a beach vibe (white beamed ceiling). This kitchen has an odd shape to it, but is rich in wood. I think it would look better if it had more of the white cabinetry. There's a small built-in white cabinet toward the rear which is my favorite part of this kitchen and so I think more white would be better.

Large rustic kitchen with a beach vibe (white beamed ceiling). This kitchen has an odd shape to it, but is rich in wood. I think it would look better if it had more of the white cabinetry. There’s a small built-in white cabinet toward the rear which is my favorite part of this kitchen and so I think more white would be better.

Here's a close-up shot of the above kitchen. I like how the island has an irregular shape to match the irregular shape of the kitchen. This photo shows that the island base is also white which along with the white cabinet portion are the highlights of this kitchen.

Here’s a close-up shot of the above kitchen. I like how the island has an irregular shape to match the irregular shape of the kitchen. This photo shows that the island base is also white which along with the white cabinet portion are the highlights of this kitchen.

Modern meets ornate. Notice the chrome modern stools and contemporary pendant lights that juxtapose the ornate cabinetry. It's a nice mix that works spectacularly well in this overall white kitchen with dark island base. The ceiling is a bit blah, but it's not catastrophic by any stretch of the imagination.

Modern meets chic which meets ornate. Interior designers had fun designing and decorating this kitchen.  Notice the chrome modern stools and contemporary pendant lights that juxtapose the ornate cabinetry. It’s a nice mix that works spectacularly well in this overall white kitchen with dark island base. The ceiling is a bit blah, but it’s not catastrophic by any stretch of the imagination.

Beach style new custom kitchen with wicker breakfast bar stools, nautic blue backsplash and bright white cabinetry. The wood flooring works perfectly in this design except I'd have chosen a darker wicker for the stools to closer match the floor.

Beach style new custom kitchen with wicker breakfast bar stools, nautic blue backsplash, and bright white cabinetry. The wood flooring works perfectly in this design except I’d have chosen darker wicker for the stools to closer match the floor.

Here's another angle of the beach style kitchen with a view to the adjacent family room that continues the beach style with light river rock fireplace and white walls.

Here’s another angle of the beach style kitchen with a view to the adjacent family room that continues the beach style with light river rock fireplace and white walls.

Here's a fabulous example of a kitchen that looks great with inexpensive shelving and island. It sure gives you food for thought with respect to how you can create a terrific design without spending much money at all.

Here’s a fabulous example of a budget kitchen that looks great with inexpensive shelving and island. It sure gives you food for thought with respect to how you can create a terrific design without spending much money at all.

You just have to love that wood-topped custom island with small sink on one side and breakfast bar on the other side. The wood framed windows that flank the chef's stove and range are a nice touch as well. This is a true farmhouse style kitchen.

You just have to love that stylish wood-topped custom island with small sink on one side and breakfast bar on the other side. The wood-framed windows that flank the chef’s stove and range are a nice touch as well. This is a true farmhouse style kitchen.  Notice the open shelves tucked in between the regular upper cupboards.

Contemporary bright muted green and soft beige kitchen with bulb pendant lights, contemporary cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. This kitchen is well lit with 5 pendant lights and many recessed lights.

Contemporary bright muted green and soft beige kitchen with bulb pendant lights, contemporary cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances. This kitchen is well lit with 5 pendant lights and many recessed lights.

Transitional kitchen with ornamental lantern-like pendant lights, backless studded island stools (6 of them) and white cabinetry throughout. I love the chrome cabinet hardware along with the dark wood which nicely contrasts the extensive white. Finally, I love the white brick style backsplash adding a touch of industrial into the kitchen style mix.
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Transitional kitchen with ornamental lantern-like pendant lights, backless studded island stools (6 of them) and white cabinetry throughout. I love the chrome cabinet hardware along with the dark wood which nicely contrasts the extensive white. Finally, I love the white brick style backsplash adding a touch of industrial into the kitchen style mix.

At first glance this is a plain kitchen with a minimalist vibe to it, but sadly the wood chosen for the flooring is too light. I like the green and white color combination, but the light wood steels all the other design elements in this kitchen.

At first glance, this is a plain kitchen with a minimalist vibe to it, but sadly the wood chosen for the flooring is too light. I like the green and white color combination, but the light wood steels all the other design elements in this kitchen.  Interesting combination in countertops with a black count for the main area and brown granite counter for the island surface.

This is a large eclectic Mediterranean style kitchen with huge U-shaped island. I love the layout, but otherwise there's way too much going one with dark, white, yellow and red colors as well as an overly ornate stove hood as well as ornate chandelier capped with faux brick ceiling.

This is a large eclectic Mediterranean style kitchen with a huge U-shaped island. I love the layout, but otherwise, there’s way too much going one with dark, white, yellow and red colors as well as an overly ornate stove hood as well as ornate chandelier capped with the faux brick ceiling.

You would never guess it, but this home was once a church. While the photo doesn't show much of the modern kitchen, I include this design because of the interesting idea of two dining tables in the open concept area. I guess this offers a kids table for every meal. I love the black and white accent wall in the living room area... a real highlight in this very successful church-to-home conversion.

You would never guess it, but this home was once a church. While the photo doesn’t show much of the modern kitchen, I include this design because of the interesting idea of two dining tables in the open concept area. I guess this offers a kids table for every meal. I love the black and white accent wall in the living room area… a real highlight in this very successful church-to-home conversion.

Stunning. I love the red wood floor and ceiling in contrast with the otherwise all white kitchen. That ceiling is particularly cool. The cabinetry and backsplash as well as expensive breakfast bar stools are all amazing. A lot of thought went into this kitchen design. It's a bit funky, but not overly soo. I also like the small family area adjacent to the kitchen creating a comfortable in-kitchen lounging space.

Stunning. I love the red wood floor and ceiling in contrast with the otherwise all-white kitchen. That ceiling is particularly cool. The cabinetry and backsplash, as well as expensive breakfast bar stools, are all amazing. A lot of thought went into this kitchen design. It’s a bit funky, but not overly so. I also like the small family area adjacent to the kitchen creating a comfortable in-kitchen lounging space.

Huge walnut cabinet and island kitchen with a spectacular large skylight ceiling. This is one of those kitchens that grabs your attention, especially with that skylight ceiling. I'm not fond of the off-white tile flooring though. It looks to old fashioned for the walnet cabinetry and otherwise contemporary design. The chandelier above the island is far too ornate as well.

Huge walnut cabinet and island kitchen with a spectacular large skylight ceiling. This is one of those kitchens that grabs your attention, especially with that skylight ceiling. I’m not fond of the off-white tile flooring though. It looks too old fashioned for the walnut cabinetry and otherwise contemporary design. The chandelier above the island is far too ornate as well.

Stylish kitchen design with dark walls and white cabinets. I love this contrasting color scheme which works well with the wood-based island and wood flooring. I like how the island wood is the same hue as the flooring.

Stylish kitchen design with dark walls and white cabinets. I love this contrasting color scheme which works well with the wood-based island and wood flooring. I like how the island wood is the same hue as the flooring.

The reason I chose this kitchen to feature is because of the rock accent wall. I love that idea and it works so well in this kitchen by adding natural texture in an aesthetically pleasing way.

The reason I chose this kitchen to feature is because of the rock accent wall. I love that idea and it works so well in this kitchen by adding natural texture in an aesthetically pleasing way.

Stylish long new kitchen with white cabinets, dark countertops and then the island being the reverse - dark base with white top.

Stylish long new kitchen with white cabinets, dark countertops and then the island is the reverse – dark base with white top.

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Modern Kitchens

Modern kitchen design with black pendant lighting, plenty of windows, and a long island breakfast bar.

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Kitchen Island Ideas

Single wall kitchen with a massive island in an open concept interior.

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Small Kitchen Ideas

Small white kitchen near a staircase and facing the glass sliding doors.

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White Kitchen Ideas

U-shaped kitchen with peninsula breakfast bar and white cabinetry.

Our third most popular kitchen gallery is the white kitchen ideas page.  White is a very popular color chosen for kitchen renovations and so it’s no surprise this is such a popular page.

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Traditional Kitchens

This is a beautiful Traditional-style kitchen that is predominantly white with its classic shaker cabinets and drawers on the kitchen island and L-shaped peninsula that houses the stainless steel stove-top oven. There is also a couple of charming glass pendant lights over the wood-top island.

This is a beautiful Traditional-style kitchen that is predominantly white with its classic shaker cabinets and drawers on the kitchen island and L-shaped peninsula that houses the stainless steel stove-top oven. There is also a couple of charming glass pendant lights over the wood-top island.

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Kitchens with Light and Honey Wood Floors

The light hardwood flooring of this charming kitchen matches and blends with the wooden L-shaped kitchen island with a black countertop to complement brown hue and serve as a breakfast island for the matching dark wrought iron stools.

The light hardwood flooring of this charming kitchen matches and blends with the wooden L-shaped kitchen island with a black countertop to complement brown hue and serve as a breakfast island for the matching dark wrought iron stools.

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Kitchens with Chandelier Lighting

The simple yet elegant wrought iron chandelier of this kitchen stands out against the white ceiling and light beige walls. This goes well with the white shaker cabinets and drawers of the L-shaped kitchen peninsula with a beige lit backsplash for a unique aesthetic.

The simple yet elegant wrought iron chandelier of this kitchen stands out against the white ceiling and light beige walls. This goes well with the white shaker cabinets and drawers of the L-shaped kitchen peninsula with a beige lit backsplash for a unique aesthetic.

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Beige Kitchen Ideas

This lovely kitchen has beige walls and beige ceiling that has exposed wooden log beams. This matches well with the lighter shade of wood used on the L-shaped kitchen island and peninsulas complemented by the gray stone textured flooring and the redwood stools of the breakfast bar.

This lovely kitchen has beige walls and beige ceiling that has exposed wooden log beams. This matches well with the lighter shade of wood used on the L-shaped kitchen island and peninsulas complemented by the gray stone textured flooring and the redwood stools of the breakfast bar.

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Contemporary Kitchens

This is a brilliant and sleek Contemporary-style kitchen with a white waterfall kitchen island that blends with the white flooring and has a glowing frosted glass panel. This is paired with a chocolate brown kitchen peninsula lined with stainless steel details.

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Kitchens with Vaulted Ceilings

The vaulted ceiling of this gorgeous kitchen is made of small earthy bricks that complements the black wrought iron chandelier hanging over the kitchen island that has a butcher block countertop. This chandelier also acts as a rack for the pans and pots with its hooks.

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The vaulted ceiling of this gorgeous kitchen is made of small earthy bricks that complement the black wrought iron chandelier hanging over the kitchen island that has a butcher block countertop. This chandelier also acts as a rack for the pans and pots with its hooks.

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Silver Kitchen Ideas

This professional-looking kitchen is dominated by the stainless steel appliances that match with the gray and silver structures of the kitchen island and L-shaped peninsula. This setup is complemented by the earthy Industrial-style flooring and bright white ceiling.

This professional-looking kitchen is dominated by the stainless steel appliances that match with the gray and silver structures of the kitchen island and L-shaped peninsula. This setup is complemented by the earthy Industrial-style flooring and bright white ceiling.

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Craftsman Kitchens

The wooden cabinetry of this Craftsman-style kitchen is at front and center as the highlight. The three shades of classic shaker cabinets and drawers give this kitchen a certain degree of complexity that boasts of superb skills. This setup is adorned with a couple of charming lantern pendant lights hanging from the beige ceiling.

The wooden cabinetry of this Craftsman-style kitchen is at the front and center as the highlight. The three shades of classic shaker cabinets and drawers give this kitchen a certain degree of complexity that boasts of superb skills. This setup is adorned with a couple of charming lantern pendant lights hanging from the beige ceiling.

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Kitchens with Fireplaces

This kitchen is part of a great room that also houses the informal dining area beside it under the same white ceiling and warmed by the same fireplace inlaid with white bricks. This matches well with the light beige cabinetry of the kitchen with brown tiles that look like wood.

This kitchen is part of a great room that also houses the informal dining area beside it under the same white ceiling and warmed by the same fireplace inlaid with white bricks. This matches well with the light beige cabinetry of the kitchen with brown tiles that look like wood.

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Kitchen Ceilings with Exposed Wood Beams

The exposed wooden beams of the beige ceiling forms a checkered pattern that serves as a complex background and contrast for the classic white shaker cabinets and drawers of the kitchen islands and peninsulas that seem to glow brighter complemented by the beige walls and ceiling.

The exposed wooden beams of the beige ceiling form a checkered pattern that serves as a complex background and contrast for the classic white shaker cabinets and drawers of the kitchen islands and peninsulas that seem to glow brighter complemented by the beige walls and ceiling.

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Yellow Kitchen Ideas

This is a simple and homey kitchen with a sunny demeanor thanks to its yellow walls complemented by the yellow lights for additional warmth. This is then augmented by the wooden small kitchen island and the large L-shaped kitchen peninsula that follows the lay of the curved wall.

This is a simple and homey kitchen with a sunny demeanor thanks to its yellow walls complemented by the yellow lights for additional warmth. This is then augmented by the wooden small kitchen island and the large L-shaped kitchen peninsula that follows the lay of the curved wall.

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Tropical Kitchens

This is a gorgeous Tropical-style kitchen with a kitchen island made entirely of bamboo and given a glass top. This pairs perfectly with the bamboo stools with cushioned seats. This is given a nice tropical background of tropical trees outside the row of windows above the L-shaped peninsula.

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Kitchens with Narrow Islands

The bright narrow kitchen island of this elegant kitchen stands out against the dark hardwood flooring. This flooring also contrasts the bright white shaker cabinets and drawers of the L-shaped peninsula that is counterbalanced by a gray backsplash.

The bright narrow kitchen island of this elegant kitchen stands out against the dark hardwood flooring. This flooring also contrasts the bright white shaker cabinets and drawers of the L-shaped peninsula that is counterbalanced by a gray backsplash.

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Kitchens with Skylights

This is a bright and brilliant kitchen mostly due to its cove ceiling dominated by large skylights and augmented by recessed lights for a unique bright aesthetic to complement the white shaker cabinets and drawers of the large kitchen island and peninsula.

This is a bright and brilliant kitchen mostly due to its cove ceiling dominated by large skylights and augmented by recessed lights for a unique bright aesthetic to complement the white shaker cabinets and drawers of the large kitchen island and peninsula.

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Green Kitchen Ideas

This is a lovely kitchen wherein the use of green cabinetry benefits the overall beauty of the kitchen. It offers an eye-pleasing aesthetic especially with the complement of the brown kitchen islands and the hardwood flooring as well as the brown ceiling panel and its brown chandelier.

This is a lovely kitchen wherein the use of green cabinetry benefits the overall beauty of the kitchen. It offers an eye-pleasing aesthetic especially with the complement of the brown kitchen islands and the hardwood flooring as well as the brown ceiling panel and its brown chandelier.

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Kitchen with Black Appliances

The black appliances of this modern kitchen gives it a special aesthetic of sophistication and luxury. This is augmented by the black pendant lights from the white ceiling hanging over the wooden breakfast bar contrasted by the white modern stools.

The black appliances of this modern kitchen gives it a special aesthetic of sophistication and luxury. This is augmented by the black pendant lights from the white ceiling hanging over the wooden breakfast bar contrasted by the white modern stools.

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Scandinavian Kitchens

This beautiful Scandinavian-style kitchen has a beauty to its simplicity. It has a charming bare wooden kitchen island that perfectly matches with the light hardwood flooring. This is then brightened by the white wooden kitchen island and its white wooden stools.

This beautiful Scandinavian-style kitchen has a beauty to its simplicity. It has a charming bare wooden kitchen island that perfectly matches with the light hardwood flooring. This is then brightened by the white wooden kitchen island and its white wooden stools.

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Kitchens with Coffered Ceilings

This spacious kitchen oozes with elegance due to the white coffered ceiling that is brightened by its recessed lights to pull focus on it. This is contrasted by the charcoal gray matte kitchen island with a dark wooden countertop matching the hardwood flooring.

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Kitchens with Hanging Pot Racks

The large white kitchen island is topped with a curved hanging pot rack from the white ceiling brightened by recessed lights. This rack matches well with the other dark wooden elements of the gorgeous kitchen like the wooden chairs and the hardwood flooring.

The large white kitchen island is topped with a curved hanging pot rack from the white ceiling brightened by recessed lights. This rack matches well with the other dark wooden elements of the gorgeous kitchen like the wooden chairs and the hardwood flooring.

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Blue Kitchen Ideas

Looking at this kitchen, you can immediately tell that it oozes with a professional flair as if it is owned by a chef. It has brilliant matte blue cabinetry with a modern aesthetic to it that goes perfectly well with the stainless steel elements and black countertops.

Looking at this kitchen, you can immediately tell that it oozes with a professional flair as if it is owned by a chef. It has brilliant matte blue cabinetry with a modern aesthetic to it that goes perfectly well with the stainless steel elements and black countertops.

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FAQ on How to Design a Kitchen

Designing a kitchen requires a lot of trial and error.  While it’s not terribly difficult choosing a layout, you will go back and forth on cabinet/drawer configuration, colors, and materials.  It’s a lot of variables to put together into a cohesive whole.

Below we set out some frequently asked questions on kitchen design.

What does “kitchen layout” mean?

The kitchen layout refers to one of several common layout configurations.  Of course, you can come up with something unique, but most kitchens fall into one of the following basic layouts:

  • Single wall:  All cabinets, appliances and counters line one wall.
  • Single wall with an island:  Same as single wall, but includes an island as well.  This is more and more popular and works great in an open concept with a large island.
  • Galley:  All cabinets, appliances, and counters line two parallel walls with a single aisle down the center.  This is a less than ideal layout because it’s long and narrow.
  • Galley with an island:  If your galley style kitchen is wide, you can insert a long, narrow island down the center.
  • L-shape:  Cabinet and counters are placed along two adjoining walls forming an L-shape.  Most include an island in the center.
  • U-shape:  Cabinet and counters line 3 walls forming a U.  Some have islands while others don’t.
  • G-shape:  U-shape with a peninsula.  Island optional – usually needs to be quite large to accommodate an island.

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How do you layout a kitchen?

In many ways, your kitchen space dictates which kitchen layouts are available to you.  With an open concept design, you can go with a single line with an island or L-shaped with an island.  If you have three walls to contend with, you may be restricted to a U-shape or L-shape or G-shape.

Beyond that, it’s a personal choice.  A G-shape or U-shape offers more cabinets and countertop space than a single line or L-shape.  A galley kitchen can provide plenty of cabinets and countertop space, but it can be a tight and/or dark kitchen space.

What does a full kitchen include?

A full kitchen is one that’s fully stocked and ready to cook.

A full kitchen includes the following:

  • Sink
  • Storage cabinets or shelves
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven and range
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave

PLUS it’s fully stocked with cooking necessities – pots, utensils, dishware.

Now, if you rent a place that states “full kitchen” and it lacks a microwave, but has everything else, I wouldn’t consider that to not be a full kitchen.  It’s a matter of degrees.

How big should your kitchen be?

I think a better question is “what are the basic kitchen sizes?”

  • Small: less than 70 sq. ft.
  • Midsized: 70 to 100 sq. ft.
  • Large: greater than 100 sq. ft.

Knowing that it’s up to you.  Larger is better, but only to a point.  At a certain size, a kitchen is useless.  Imagine running around a 1,000 sq. ft. kitchen – that would be a real nuisance.

How big should the island be in your kitchen?

It depends on how big your kitchen is.  You must ensure sufficient distance between the island and other counters and/or walls.  At a minimum, 36″ clearance, but more if you have more than one person often in the kitchen.

Also, even if you have a huge space for an island, at some point, they’re too large.  My personal favorite is one large enough to accommodate 4 stools on one side and deep enough to provide ample working space from the kitchen side.  That said, it is nice for the island to be narrow enough to serve people on stools from the kitchen side.  If the island is 5 feet deep, you can’t really place dishes in front of diners on the stools.  Accordingly, my favorite kitchen island size is 10 feet by 3 feet.  See the kitchen illustration below:

Here’s a kitchen island dimensions diagram:

Kitchen layout dimensions diagram

See all island dimensions here.

How deep is the average kitchen counter?

It’s from 25 to 26 inches.

How much distance should there be between a kitchen countertop and upper cabinets?  

18″ at a minimum.

How tall should kitchen cabinets be? 

36″

How tall should a kitchen island be?

42″

Here’s a kitchen counter and cabinet dimensions diagram:

Kitchen cabinet layout dimensions

Kitchen Sink Diagram

Kitchen sink diagram

Kitchen Faucet Diagram

Kitchen faucet diagram

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