Open plan kitchen diner designs

8. Connect With the Garden

Positioning a kitchen diner at the rear of the house is a good way to make the most of potential views whilst maximising privacy. To make the garden more accessible from this principal living space, try:

The traditional kitchen design guide

The traditional kitchenPlanning your layoutMaterialsColour finishesFixtures fittingsAppliancesStorageTraditional design featuresJoinery hardwareStylingAchieving different looks

Planning your layout

clever ways to maximise space in a small kitchen

At Wren, we know a small kitchen can be challenging, which is why we make it a priority to solve storage and preparation conundrums with simple solutions. By carefully using the space you have and implementing a few helpful additions, you can transform your small kitchen into a place where meal preparation, socialising and all other aspects of your daily routine feel effortless.

Mr and Mrs Clancy

The decision was easy!

Tom Howley’s design stood out because it simply looked the best. The island provides large amounts of storage space and the light oak doors are the perfect match to the floor in the adjacent dining area. The overall feeling is one of symmetry and attention to detail.

Furniture-Style Features

With seating, storage, and a marble countertop, this large island seems more like a luxurious furniture piece than a workstation. Open shelving around the doorway complements the painted wood island and enhances the furniture quality. Stainless-steel appliances, range hoo and low-profile stools infuse the space with contemporary style.