Proof that, in the kitchen, you need less than you think; here are 20 kitchenettes—from shop interiors, guest rooms, and small apartments—done well.
N.B.: Kitchenettes are one of the 10 trends we called out for this fall in Trend Alert: 10 New Design Developments on Our Radar for Fall 2017.
For more ideas on small kitchen quarters, see our posts:
- Disappearing Act: 14 Minimalist Hidden Kitchens
- 14 Tricks for Maximizing Space in a Tiny Kitchen, Urban Edition
Frequently asked questions
What is a kitchenette?
A kitchenette is a small, compact kitchen that is usually installed in areas where space is limited.
What is the size of a kitchenette?
The size of a kitchenette varies, but it is usually smaller than a regular kitchen. It can range from a small counter with some cooking appliances to a complete mini kitchen setup.
What are the benefits of having a kitchenette?
The benefits of having a kitchenette are that it saves space, it's easy to maintain, and it's efficient in terms of time and resources.
Can a kitchenette be stylish?
Yes, a kitchenette can be stylish and trendy. In fact, there are many design options available that can make your kitchenette look like a miniature version of a regular kitchen.
What are some common components of a kitchenette?
Some common components of a kitchenette are small refrigerators, sinks, microwaves, cooktops, and sometimes even small dishwashers.
Can a kitchenette be functional for everyday use?
Yes, a kitchenette can be fully functional for everyday use if designed well. You can use it to cook meals, store food, and clean dishes just like a regular kitchen.
Is it possible to install a kitchenette in a studio apartment or a tiny home?
Yes, installing a kitchenette in a small apartment or tiny home is a great way to maximize space without sacrificing functionality. You can incorporate a kitchenette into your living space without creating a separate room for it.
What are some tips for designing a kitchenette?
Some tips for designing a kitchenette are to prioritize functionality, choose compact appliances, use minimalistic decor, and incorporate efficient storage solutions.