Cook And Entertain In The Same Space

There is more that you can do in the space that you cook in. With more and more open cooking space layouts being created in modern homes, many love the informal seating option by the countertop or at the island center table in such a space. If you wish to explore such ideas in your home, here are some ways to get started. 

Seating options to try out

Depending on the layout of your kitchen room, there can be different kinds of seating options if you do not have it already. For instance, if you have an L shaped layout, opt for an additional table or counter with stools or chairs at the extended section or by the countertop. If you are redesigning and looking at ideas for new kitchens Melbourne you can start from scratch. Changing the layout from scratch might involve substantial rearrangement of your kitchen, but would help you get the kind of seating arrangement you want. There can different seating area layouts you could create, such as a box like seating against a window, chairs around a central kitchen island table, bar stools against a kitchen counter and so forth.

Decor options for the cooking space

Any kind of seating arrangement in a kitchen space can look appealing if you create a clean and cozy look for such a corner or space. Even if the seating layout is an extension of your kitchen countertop, ensure a clean and uncluttered look for the space and add a centerpiece or a decor item to the table. This will create a cozy and inviting look to the table, especially when you have friends coming over to share a cup of tea and interesting gossip with you. Many décor specialists would also recommend a focused lighting on such a table space or a wall shelf with décor items that define the space further.

Ideas for compact spaces

If you cannot afford the luxury of having a separate seating layout in your small existing kitchen space, kitchen cabinet makers could innovate and create a pull out table that can be a suitable option, along with pull out stools or benches on castors. These are some modern day design ideas you will find for seating in compact spaces. No matter what kind of space you have in your kitchen and budget for a makeover, you could do much even with less. An interior décor specialist could help you change the look and layout of your kitchen or you could consult a specialist to get the changes executed by yourself.