Not all of us have a lot of kitchen space. In some apartments, this very important space is too small to comfortably cook and dine. Although there are solutions to such situations. Designers all over the world are creating compact kitchen units that can accommodate all the necessary kitchen appliances in the smallest of spaces. Just one square meter is enough to bring a fully functional kitchen and dining area into your home. Here are some of the coolest of these solutions:
This small modular kitchen was designed by German designers Kristin Laass and Norman Ebelt. When closed, the kitchen occupies only one square meter, and in this state it can serve as a dining table. There is an induction hob, fridge, oven and storage space for various kitchen utensils and crockery.
Circle® Kitchen by Compact Concepts is ideal for small spaces. It occupies 1.8 square meters and has all the functions of the usual kitchen. The kitchen is completely circular, rotating a full 180 degrees and includes everything from a sink and dishes to a microwave and dishwasher.
Carre was designed by Robert Schierjott and Ulrich Kohl. This kitchen makes it possible to customize a culinary space according to the needs of the customer. It occupies an area of 1 square meter with two modules that can be transformed from a compact cube to a spacious cooking area in six different configurations. The kitchen has a gas connection, a sink, a counter for prep and storage space.
The 360 degree kitchen was designed by Farziska Winter, Katrin Sillmann and Ulrike Sandner. It is a flexible mobile kitchen unit with different areas for cooking, eating and tidying up. The tower, which provides storage compartments for users, can be rotated 360 degrees.
The kitchen studio Fendi Casa is compact and at the same time very luxurious. The length of the kitchen studio is only 246 cm, but all the necessary appliances are integrated.
Stewart & Justin Case is a mobile unit that brings together all the essential elements of the kitchen in one compact design, designed by Maria Lobisch and Andreas Näther. The unit offers many possible configurations with a sink, drying rack, shelving system and dining table for four.
The small kitchen was designed by Christopher Meyer and Vicky Muller. It integrates all the necessary elements of a culinary space into one piece of furniture. Small items such as groceries, bowls and pots can be easily hidden in the silicone panels on the side of the kitchen unit. It can also be turned into a kitchen table.
Come together is a collapsible kitchen unit designed by Albrecht Seeger and Martin Klinke. It offers everything for cooking and can be used as a serving counter for up to three guests.
Grandma’s Revenge is a concept kitchen by Klaus Michel. It’s a new take on a good old kitchen dresser. Grandma’s Revenge is both a kitchen and dining room, all in just 4 square meters. When closed, it shows a two-dimensional view of a dining room scene. The outlines show a table, two chairs and a lamp in a minimalistic way.
Rubika is a kitchen appliance concept by Lodovico Bernardi. It is kitchen furniture that can satisfy all the needs of people in a minimal space.