NJ home featured a kitchen that in many ways was
a typical galley-style kitchen. The family in
the home desired beautiful workspaces, however,
the kitchen was a little too narrow to feature
a full island.
The major challenge when
working with a smaller, galley style space like
this one is to design the kitchen so that it does
not feel small. In this instance, this issue was
addressed by situating cooking area and sink were
near one another to the right side of the room.
Meanwhile, on the other side of the room the pantry,
wall oven, and other small appliances are situated.
Above the countertops the use of square cabinets
rather than vertical or horizontal cabinetry adds
an interesting composition to the design. Further,
the L-shape that was created in the way the cabinets
are situated is softer than a typical L-shaped ktichen.
The soft L created here works better with the architecture
of the room than a more traditional L-shape would
The design specifications for this kitchen and study