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17 smart kitchen ideas

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Are you thinking about ways to have a more creative and modern kitchen? Well, in this homify feature, our team of  professionals have included 17 smart, efficient kitchen ideas that will add value to your storage, design and layout. So, whether you're thinking of upgrading your sink or considering tips and tricks for lighting and colour, this feature has everything you need!

1. Utility sink

classic Kitchen by AD3 Design Limited
AD3 Design Limited

Small utility sink

AD3 Design Limited

A small sink may not be the option for washing all your dishes, but it's perfect to wash your hands and clean your supplies.

2. An island

Be creative with your storage and include a kitchen island as a work space.

3. Maximise storage

Incorporate a U-shaped layout to maximise corner storage.

4. All corners

Opt for customised drawers and cabinets to hide everything in a small kitchen.

5. Blackboard

scandinavian Kitchen by Анна Теклюк
Анна Теклюк

Кухня в скандинавском стиле

Анна Теклюк

Never forget those school meetings again with blackboard paint.

6. Lighting

Add lighting beneath the cabinets and light up even the dullest spaces.

7. Rack it

Store your pots and pans at hand with a simple grid rack.

8. Sleek shelves

industrial Kitchen by The Plate Rack
The Plate Rack

Mighty Plate rack

The Plate Rack

Designate space for your everyday plates.

9. Splashback

Go for a splashback to keep your walls clean and shiny.

10. Clever storage

Pull-out shelves are perfect for your pantry.

11. Dishwasher

Save time and effort, as well as a costly water bill by installing a dishwasher.

12. Sunshine

There's nothing like sunshine to make your kitchen feel fresh and spacious.

13. Multifunctional

scandinavian Kitchen by Anna Clark Interiors
Anna Clark Interiors

Яркая индивидуальность в типовой квартире

Anna Clark Interiors

An island can double up as extra seating for those quick meals.

14. Vibrant shade

These yellow cabinets will definitely be eye-catching.

15. Open plan

modern Kitchen by arQing

Cocina en los Tuxtlas.


An open plan kitchen is the best choice for a small house or city apartment.

16. Dish rack

Dry your dishes in style with this chic dish rack.

17. All appliances

Orange and Silver Niemann Kitchen with Cesar Stone Work Tops.: modern Kitchen by Expert Kitchens and Interiors
Expert Kitchens and Interiors

Orange and Silver Niemann Kitchen with Cesar Stone Work Tops.

Expert Kitchens and Interiors

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Which of these smart kitchen ideas are you adding in your home?
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