Galley kitchens are typically long and narrow with a row of cabinets down just one side of the room, or both sides. So designing this space effectively is crucial for the practicality, and aesthetic appeal of your kitchen. But how can you be sure to create a galley kitchen that meets both of these requirements? Well, here at Homematas, we are Preston’s leading kitchen design experts, and this is our guide to the effective design options for galley kitchens.
What are the most effective design options for galley kitchens?
To make sure your galley kitchen is well designed, you should consider:
- Using light colours- choosing a light colour scheme can help to amplify the sense of space in your galley kitchen, and make it feel brighter, lighter and more welcoming. Consider using white kitchen cabinets, with a gloss finish to maximize the light. And this can be paired with a suitable tiling colour to add more visual interest.
- Increasing natural light- if you can allow more natural light into your galley kitchen, you can make your kitchen feel brighter and more homely. Why not turn your back door into a french door, or a sliding door, to increase the natural light?
- Consider the golden triangle- in kitchen design, the golden triangle is the space between the sink, the oven and the fridge. This needs to form a triangular pattern for the best use of space, and to make your kitchen more practical, and easy to use.
- Go handleless- if your galley kitchen is on the narrow side, why not consider removing the cabinet handles? This will suit a contemporary theme, and will prevent accidents or injuries from walking into the handles when cooking and prepping food. It also makes your cabinets easy to clean too.
Why not take a look at our range of fitted kitchens today, here at Homematas?