House Serfontein: rustic Kitchen by Muse Architects

11 kitchens with a dining space squeezed in

Aqeelah Bawa-Osman Aqeelah Bawa-Osman
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Smaller living spaces, especially in modern homes, often include an open plan kitchen, dining and living room. Often there isn't enough space for a separate dining room, and an informal dining area needs to be squeezed into the kitchen. In this homify feature, we look at 11 creative kitchens with a simple yet usable dining decor, perfect for a modern apartment in the city. Let's take a look.

1. Include a table

If you've thought about what table would be best for the small kitchen, then a simple table is essential, go for a striking red and make your kitchen a bit more charismatic.

2. Bench it

Repurpose an old wooden bench for a creative and vintage inspired kitchen.

3. All-white

How about including your dining area into the kitchen with this built in design?

4. Luxury style

Ebotse Estate: classic Kitchen by Tru Interiors
Tru Interiors

Ebotse Estate

Tru Interiors

Opt for a touch of luxury while you're at it. Neutral shades and fascinating illumination will do the trick.

5. Industrial

Modern Farmhouse - Silverlakes Nature Reserve: modern Kitchen by Karel Keuler Architects
Karel Keuler Architects

Modern Farmhouse—Silverlakes Nature Reserve

Karel Keuler Architects

If your home has an industrial decor, then go with clean lines and plenty of light in your open plan kitchen.

6. Wooden

House Serfontein: rustic Kitchen by Muse Architects
Muse Architects

House Serfontein

Muse Architects

Make your wooden table moveable so you can use it throughout your home too.

7. Cute

If space is limited then opt for the cute choice, white, neutral shades and simple appliances leaves plenty of counterspace and storage.

8. Round table

A round wooden table is great for a home with a country inspired design, and it does fit in quite perfectly in this kitchen too.

9. Shabby chic

If eclectic and shabby chic detail are what makes gets you going, then this elegant kitchen design is a great choice.

10. Some blue

Choose blue cabinets and a neutral wooden table for a seamless and stylish design in your kitchen.

11. Quirky

House B - House Design : eclectic Kitchen by Redesign Interiors
Redesign Interiors

House B—House Design

Redesign Interiors

Go for the quirky option and get a cute kitchen and dining area that is excellently eclectic too. How about these 9 stunning South African kitchen designs?

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