Real Kitchens That’ll Inspire: 15 Small Cool Kitchens To Check Out Now!

updated Mar 11, 2020
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Apartment Therapy just wrapped up their annual Small, Cool Contest. Did you follow along? There were so many great small kitchens in the mix! If you need a little inspiration for your small space, start with these 15 kitchens to get the ideas flowing. (And seriously, isn’t Silvana’s multitasking Italian kitchen, shown in the first photo, so awesome?)

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Silvana’s Innovative Interior (Image credit: Apartment Therapy)


  • 1 Silvana’s Innovative Interior
  • 2 Julia’s Cabin in the Hills
  • 3 Keira’s First Fixer-Upper
  • 4 Martha’s Always a Party
  • 5 Erin’s Masterful Multifunctionality


  • 6 Kathryn’s Tucked Away Treasure
  • 7 Dara’s Live/Work Small Space
  • 8 Jessica’s Crafted Space
  • 9 Ryan and Alana’s Gut Renovation
  • 10 Luz’s Lucky Location


  • 11 Megan’s Revived and Renewed
  • 12 Emily’s Uniquely Us Home
  • 13 Laura’s Big Ideas for a Small Home
  • 14 Ellen’s Sears Kit Home
  • 15 Stephanie’s Shelving and Stacking

(Images: reader submissions to Apartment Therapy)