Kitchen Design Centre Gives Advice on Traditional Kitchen Design for Smaller Rooms

Kitchen Design Centre offers up with some handy hints and tips to help you transform your small traditional kitchen into a beautiful living area.

Manchester, United Kingdom, August 07, 2011 --( People who are following recent kitchen design trends in decorating and remodelling are well aware of the craze for mega-sized kitchens.

You can dream of having a huge kitchen with lots of space entertaining.

But there is something wonderful about small kitchens that radiate off efficiency and style.

If the room you want to remodel is small, then the design becomes even more important.

In order to create an efficient kitchen there are three areas on which to focus – Storage, lighting and appliances

The Challenge

At first glance, it may seem like smaller kitchens are a major challenge.

But even with building restrictions and a tiny budget, there are hundreds of ways to create your ideal traditional kitchen.

Compact space-saving appliances kitchen design easier in smaller spaces – fridges that are smaller, or microwaves, which can be put underneath appliances, for example. Appliances built into the side cabinets are also useful.

A fantastic way to provide storage and more working space is to create in island in the centre of the kitchen.

This makes a convenient spot from any point in the kitchen.


A perfect way to add charm and character, and free up cabinet space, is to show off your pots and pans.

Lining the cabinets and appliances up on either side of a corridor can also work well in a small traditional kitchen.

Under cabinet lighting will make your kitchen appear larger and more appealing.

You can also make the room appear larger with by putting in a large window.

Deeper counters, which can accommodate more appliances, will also save space.

You can also make your kitchen appear longer using floor tiles. To do this, the flooring tiles can be placed on a diagonal.

Getting rid of the clutter in your traditional kitchen and create open shelving to displays.

These tips and tricks will make smaller traditional kitchens more efficient and aesthetically pleasing.

For more information on traditional kitchen design, visit

Kitchen Design Centre
Mark Gilligan
0161 681 5061