The kitchen plays a functional role in a home. It is a space to cook, entertain, do homework, and work from home. Kitchens are transitioning into multi-functional spaces that are efficient and offer plenty of storage and counter space. Kitchens are a productive area in a home. Here are some clever kitchen workstation ideas to get you inspired for back-to-school season.
Corners & Nooks
Work with the space you have by utilizing every corner and nook. Corners and nooks feature a quiet space to work, tucked away from the chaos of the kitchen. They are tight and limited to space making custom built-ins and floating shelves ideal.
Cabinets feature ample storage space, which is great for workstation. They can come prefabricated or custom built, which make them easy to customize. All you need to accomplish a workstation is a task light and chair.
If working with a small kitchen, a hidden workstation might be beneficial. This can include a pull-down desk, a desk inside a cabinet, a desk behind sliding doors, or a desk inside a closet. This creates a versatile space and allows a homeowner to maximize their space without having to upsize.
Duo Kitchen Island
A kitchen island is a great multi-use space and features endless design options. It can be used for eating, entertaining, or doing work. Stools, extensions, pull downs, or slide out desks are some good options for creating a functional kitchen island. Outlets, drawers, cabinets, and shelves are the perfect finishing touches to consider.
Under the Stairs
Stairs beside the kitchen are not as common in a single-family home, as it would be in a townhome. Workstations that are under the stairs provide the perfect amount of focus, without the busyness of the rest of the kitchen. With the help of a construction professional, research, and space planning, a workstation under the stairs can be quite spacious.
Kitchen workstations dual as an extra place to prep, look up recipes, and offer additional storage space. They can be incorporated into a small nook or be an essential part of your kitchen. No matter your needs, our Advisors are here to create a functional space that meets your needs. Schedule a free consultation to open your mind to the possibilities of your space!