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Looking for creative compact kitchen unit ideas? These kitchen units were created by independent top designers around the world. Note that not all of these products are available for purchase, and some are just prototypes, so use these for inspiration for new ideas. See our post on mini compact kitchen units to view products you can buy online today!
1. Circle® Kitchen For Small Spaces By Compact Concepts
With more small apartments building, demand for compact and small kitchen units is raising high. Today lot of designers have designed compact kitchens in different styles. Circle® Kitchen from Compacts Concepts is one of those smart products which are ideal for small spaces. This kitchen is designed by Alfred Averbeck. The designers have managed to tuck all the necessities into a stylish space that uses just 20 square feet when it’s open. The Circle® Kitchen rotates 180 degrees to bring you a sink, microwave, stove, and dishwasher. This kitchen has exactly the same amount of kitchen cupboard space as any other middle-sized kitchen. This makes it an ideal choice for even bigger kitchens. The retail price ranges from $6,500 to $15,000 depending on gadgetry.
2. Compact Hyper-Equipped Kitchen K1 by Kitchoo
Cuisine K1 is a super-compact kitchen designed by Kitchoo. The footprint and outer dimensions of the kitchen are very small yet it provides all the basic functionalities of a normal kitchen. This minimal kitchen design is an ideal solution for small studio apartments. Flip open the kitchen top and you will find a sink, two induction hot plates, and some space for food preparation. There are two drawers on the left side; one for the storage and the other for the garbage collection. On the right side, there is a mini-fridge for storing vegetables and food.
Apart from being very functional, the kitchen unit is very stylish too. When you close the kitchen it looks like a normal piece of furniture. You can even use it as a work desk. Take a look at the pictures below.
Image Courtesy: Kitchoo
3. Compact Moving Kitchen by Joongho Design
Moving Kitchen is a compact mobile kitchen design that can be moved anywhere, designed by Korean designer Joongho Choi. The versatile kitchen can be used even in the small-sized kitchen and easy to cook and eat outside of the house. This mobile kitchen has many functions hidden inside. Under the dish on top of the table, there is an induction which can be used to cook. On both sides, there are folding tables on which you can put dishes and ingredients for cooking. You can move food with trays. There is some space for stuff and wheels on the bottom for an easier move. Check out the pictures.
4. Ultra Modern Compact Kitchen By Boxetti
Compact and minimalistic kitchens are taking center place in the modular kitchen designing. They are becoming quite popular due to their minimalistic, modern, and compact looks. Boxetti has designed a new compact kitchen. This design has a multifunction table with built-in expandable bar seats, a sink, drawers, a fridge, and shelves. The countertop with hidden storage underneath is equipped with an auto sliding mechanism. This kitchen can save a lot of space yet maintaining all the characteristics of the usual modular kitchen. The kitchen looks very sexy in this white and orange color combination. What do you say?
5. ‘Small Type’ Kitchen For Compact Living By German Designers
‘Small Type’ is a modular kitchen exhibited in DMY International Design Festival 2010. It is designed to fit into very small spaces without losing anything that the usual kitchen has. This highly compact kitchen is designed by German designers Kristin Laass and Norman Ebelt. Its size is only one square meter when closed. The top of the kitchen can be used as a dining table and after that, it can be transformed into a dishwashing sink. In the completely rolled out state, it contains the full capability of the kitchen with a refrigerator, oven, induction cooktop, and some storage space for utensils. Check out the pictures of a compact yet useful kitchen.
Storage for the utensils and cutlery items.
Induction cook top and oven.
Built-in mini refrigerator.
The table top can be used as preparation area and also as dining table or washing area.