Kitchen islands in a small apartment is a tricky affair. While they are a convenient way to combine cooking and dining in one place, most kitchen islands demand a rather big space. For a small kitchen, this can be a problem. Fortunately, there are now several clever solutions in the market. We will take a look at some of these solutions in this article.
Space saving kitchen island cart
The beauty of this kitchen island cabinet is its compactness. When not in used, the entire kitchen island can be closed, which reduces the space it occupies. This kind of space sharing design is getting common as people realise that there are a lot of unused space in the house which can be better utilized.
Collapsible small kitchen island
Another kind of compact design is the collapsible model, where different parts of the kitchen island can be pushed into itself like the image above when it is unused. The design smartly compartmentalized the different components of the island such that they can moved independently without damaging the set. When not in used, the kitchen island can double up as a small dining table for the kitchen.
Minimalist small kitchen design
This is another variation of the ‘hidden’ kitchen island design. From afar, it looks like a cabinet. When the drawers are drawn out, the full functions of the kitchen island is revealed. The beauty of the design is its simplicity. Perfect for the small apartment owner who wants a minimalist look.
Red small kitchen island design
This is a top and bottom sliding kitchen island design. Again, the entire island is covered entirely elegantly by the sliding doors when it is not in used. The best thing about this model is that it is on the wall so that will save you more floor space.