Small kitchens are often part of everyday life for city dwellers, because living space in the big cities is expensive and limited. In addition, popular apartments in old buildings often have narrow kitchens that offer a lot of space in height, but are otherwise cramped. You can find out here how to optimally organize the storage space in a small kitchen.

If you have a small kitchen, you should budget sensibly. This means that you don’t need the triple version of every utensil in the kitchen. Plan the kitchen according to your needs and avoid unnecessary purchases. More than ever, less is more. Rely on high-quality favorite pieces that you use frequently in everyday life and that have a long shelf life. In practice, this can mean that you like to drink coffee every day. Don’t buy a coffee maker, French press and hand filter, just choose one option. A French press, for example, is practical because there is no need for additional coffee filters, saving you space and money.

In small kitchens every centimeter has to be used. Often there is hardly any space in width and length, so you should use the height and create additional storage space there. The best way to do this is with individual wall shelves, which you can use flexibly to make optimal use of the available wall space.

The smaller the kitchen, the better it needs to be organized. It’s best to have everything in its place so that you don’t have to search for a long time. Convenient storage containers are the best solution. Ideal are ones that stack on top of each other and are transparent so you can see what’s inside at a glance.

In a small kitchen you don’t have to do without seating. However, space-saving furniture that can be reduced if necessary is recommended. A folding table for the wall, for example, can be folded out if necessary and otherwise hung up on the wall to save space. The same applies to the chairs, here too a lot of space can be saved with folding chairs.

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