U-shaped configurations make efficient use of available space and create functional layouts for modern kitchen designs. U-shaped kitchens provide plenty of storage, as their plan consists of three countertop surfaces connected to form an open rectangle. Typical for small spaces, the U-shaped layouts are practical, ergonomic, and attractive.
Modern kitchens in the U-shape allow adding a kitchen island to the center. The design looks compact and comfortable, with convenient storage in wall-hung cabinets or shelves above countertops. The modern kitchen designs featuring a U-shape layout create an ergonomic triangle. Everything is close to hand and easy to reach when you work in a U-shaped kitchen.
U-shaped kitchen designs
U-shaped kitchens effortlessly incorporate the layout into several kitchen design styles, and kitchen interiors’ sizes are unimportant in any case. When homeowners design a U-shaped kitchen, they should try to place their most-used appliances or work areas into a single triangle of space. Such placement creates an ergonomic kitchen design and allows them to work efficiently each time they are in their new kitchen.
The U-shape layout is one of the most common kitchen designs, although one-wall kitchens, galley kitchens, and L-shape kitchens are popular also. Here is the Lushome collection of modern kitchens showing the advantages of the U-shaped layouts. If you are remodeling your kitchen and considering a U-shaped configuration, check out the kitchen designs providing visual inspiration for new homes and existing kitchen remodeling projects.
by Ena Russ
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