When it comes to small-space urban living, the key is to maximize every square inch of living space, down to the last small detail. We admire this compact kitchen in an open London loft; recreate the elements—everything from the gleaming stainless steel appliances to the warm wooden accents—with the following sources.
Photography via Shoot Factory.
Above: Making use of small spaces, the stairway drops into the open kitchen and dining spaces.
Above: Opaque globe lighting mixes with aluminum pendants; for a similar grouped lighting effect, see our post on Kitchen: Globe Pendant Lights in Multiples.
Above: An instant hammock divides the kitchen and the living and dining area.
Above: The Eames Molded Plywood Dining Chair in white ash (shown) is $929 from Design Within Reach.
Above: Samsung's RF323 French Door Refrigerator is the largest capacity French Door refrigerator in its class, with enough room to store up to 32 bags of groceries. The refrigerator also produces up to 12 pounds of ice daily, and the Twin Cooling Plus System ® helps produce stay fresh longer; $3,499 from Samsung.
Above: The Silver Titan 3 Pendant, designed by Peter Bowles, is $450 from Horne.
Above: The Globe Pendant by B. Lux is made of mold-blown Murano glass; $1,097 from Y Lighting.
Above: The commercial-style Hjuvik Kitchen Faucet is $239 from Ikea.
Above: Assembled by hand in England, the Dualit Two-Slice Toaster is available in chrome (shown) and nine other colors; $222.21 from Amazon.
Above: Designed by George Nelson, the Swag Leg Rectangular Dining Table is $1,699 from Design Within Reach.
Above: Affordable espresso: the Imusa Espresso Coffee Maker brews six cups of espresso; $9.99 from Amazon.