Kitchen Layouts

A kitchen layout is more than a footprint of your kitchen—it's a blueprint for how your kitchen will function. In general, there are three types of kitchen layouts: U-shape, L-shape, and galley kitchens, plus various combinations of each. An open kitchen layout employing any one of the three standard layouts is another popular option.

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Window-Lined Kitchens
Everyone loves a bright kitchen, but do more windows equal a storage shortage? Consider these smart design solutions.
Galley Kitchen Designs
Discover gorgeous galley kitchens that use careful planning to maximize a narrow space.
Tips for U-Shape Kitchen Layouts
Take a lesson from these kitchens that efficiently use a U-shape layout to maximize storage and work space.
Kitchen Window Ideas
Window options for light and views in your kitchen.
Kitchen Workstation Ideas
Whether you want to put the home office in the kitchen or just set up a small desk area, find inspiration from these hardworking kitchen workstations.
L-Shaped Kitchen Design
Beautiful L-shaped kitchens with smart designs and classy stylings
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Baking Center Ideas
Kitchens with designated baking centers control cleanup and let helpers join in the fun.

10 Kitchen Layout Tips for Maximum Efficiency

Use these 10 design-savvy strategies to devise efficient, easily traversed kitchen layouts that place appliances, prep surfaces, and cooking implements exactly where they're needed.