Kitchen Layouts

Illustration of a U-Shape kitchen layout as an example of a standard kitchen

Kitchen layouts are designed to be adaptable to many varied floor planning scenarios and can be adjusted accordingly. These standard types of kitchen layouts offer flexibility to your spatial and structural constraints while maintaining the standard proportions and sizes of the kitchen fixtures themselves.

Drawings comparing various kitchen layout arrangements including U-Shape, L-Shape, and Galley organizations

In kitchen design, the triangle diagram represents connections between the three primary kitchen activity centers: the refrigerator, the sink, and the stovetop/range. These activity centers serve multiple functions in food preparation:

Refrigerator: Access to food for use or storage
Sink: Rinsing, draining, and clean-up
Stovetop/Range: Baking, boiling, cooking, and serving

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Single Row | Galley Kitchens
Kitchen layout of a Galley | Single Row kitchen floorplan for efficiency and space saving
Single Row Galley Kitchen layouts are space efficient designs that combine kitchen fixtures into a single optimized linear bar. Single Row Galley Kitchens have lengths that range from 7’-12.5’ | 2.1-3.8 m and should be planned with an overall area of 75 ft2 | 7 m2.
Single Row Galley Kitchen layouts are space efficient designs that combine kitchen fixtures into a single optimized linear bar. Single Row Galley Kitchens have lengths that range from 7’-12.5’ | 2.1-3.8 m and should be planned with an overall area of 75 ft2 | 7 m2.
Single Row | Galley Kitchens

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Length: 12’6” | 3.81 m
Counter Depth: 2’ | .61 m
Total Depth: 6’ | 1.83 m
Clearance: 4’ | 1.22 m minimum
Area: 75 ft2 | 7 m2

Drawings include:
Galley | Single Row Kitchen plan

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Two Row Galley Kitchens
Kitchen layout illustrating the dimensions and measurements of a standard Two Row Galley Kitchen floorplan
Two Row Galley Kitchen layouts are space efficient designs that combine kitchen fixtures into a pair of optimized linear bars. Two Row Galley Kitchens have linear lengths that range from 7’-12.5’ | 2.1-3.8 m and should be planned with an overall area of roughly 108 ft2 | 10 m2.
Two Row Galley Kitchen layouts are space efficient designs that combine kitchen fixtures into a pair of optimized linear bars. Two Row Galley Kitchens have linear lengths that range from 7’-12.5’ | 2.1-3.8 m and should be planned with an overall area of roughly 108 ft2 | 10 m2.
Two Row Galley Kitchens

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Length: 12’6” | 3.81 m
Depth (Overall): 8’8” | 2.64 m
Counter Depth: 2’ | .61 m
Clearance: 4’ | 1.22 m minimum
Area: 108 ft2 | 10 m2

Drawings include:
Galley | Two Row Kitchen plan

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L-Shape Kitchen
Kitchen layout illustrating the measurements, sizes, and dimensions of standard L-Shape Kitchen floorplan with island
L-Shape Kitchens are common kitchen layouts that use two adjacent walls, or an L configuration, to efficiently organize the various kitchen fixtures. L-Shape Kitchens have long lengths that range from 8’-13’ | 2.4-4 m and 3’-9’ | .9-2.7 m in the short direction.
L-Shape Kitchens are common kitchen layouts that use two adjacent walls, or an L configuration, to efficiently organize the various kitchen fixtures. L-Shape Kitchens have long lengths that range from 8’-13’ | 2.4-4 m and 3’-9’ | .9-2.7 m in the short direction.
L-Shape Kitchen

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Width: 12’10” | 3.91 m
Depth: 8’8” | 2.64 m
Counter Depth: 2’ | .61 m
Area: 111 ft2 | 10.3 m2

Drawings include:
L-Shape Kitchen plan

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U-Shape Kitchen
Kitchen layout illustrating the dimensions, measurements, and sizes of a standard U-Shape Kitchen floorplan
U-Shape Kitchens are kitchen layouts that continuous locate cabinetry and fixtures along three adjacent walls. U-Shape Kitchens have widths that range from 9’-12’ | 2.7-3.7 m and depths that vary as desired. U-Shape Kitchens should be planned with an overall area of roughly 107 ft2 | 10 m2.
U-Shape Kitchens are kitchen layouts that continuous locate cabinetry and fixtures along three adjacent walls. U-Shape Kitchens have widths that range from 9’-12’ | 2.7-3.7 m and depths that vary as desired. U-Shape Kitchens should be planned with an overall area of roughly 107 ft2 | 10 m2.
U-Shape Kitchen

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Width: 10’6” | 3.2 m
Depth: 10’2” | 3.15 m
Clearance: 5’ | 1.53 m minimum recommended
Area: 107 ft2 | 10 m2

Drawings include:
U-Shape Kitchen plan

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G-Shape | Peninsula Kitchen
Floor plan drawing of a G-Shape | Peninsula kitchen layout with dimensions for clearance and size
G-Shape Kitchens, also known as Peninsula Kitchens, are kitchen layouts that continuously locate cabinetry and fixtures along three adjacent walls and ends in a bar counter extension. G-Shape Kitchens have overall widths that range from 13’-16’ | 4-4.9 m and depths from 12’-15’ | 3.7-4.6 m.
G-Shape Kitchens, also known as Peninsula Kitchens, are kitchen layouts that continuously locate cabinetry and fixtures along three adjacent walls and ends in a bar counter extension. G-Shape Kitchens have overall widths that range from 13’-16’ | 4-4.9 m and depths from 12’-15’ | 3.7-4.6 m.
G-Shape | Peninsula Kitchen

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Depth: 12’4” | 3.76 m
Width: 13’ | 3.96 m
Island Counter Depth: 3’4” | 1.02 m
Clearance (Access): 5’ | 1.53 m minimum recommended
Clearance (Passage): 3’ | .91 m minimum
Area: 136 ft2 | 12.6 m2

Drawings include:
G-Shape | Peninsula Kitchen plan

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Broken Peninsula Kitchen
Dimensioned floor plan drawing of a Broken Peninsula Kitchen layout with measurements for width, length, and clearance
Broken Peninsula Kitchens are kitchen layouts that split cabinetry and fixtures along two parallel walls with one wall ending in an extended bar counter. Broken Peninsula Kitchens have an overall width that ranges from 10’-13’ | 3-4 m with a depth from 12’-15’ | 3.7-4.6 m.
Broken Peninsula Kitchens are kitchen layouts that split cabinetry and fixtures along two parallel walls with one wall ending in an extended bar counter. Broken Peninsula Kitchens have an overall width that ranges from 10’-13’ | 3-4 m with a depth from 12’-15’ | 3.7-4.6 m.
Broken Peninsula Kitchen

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Length: 12’4” | 3.76 m
Width: 10’6” | 3.2 m
Island Counter Depth: 3’4” | 1.02 m
Bar Top Depth: 1’4” | 41 cm
Clearance: 3’ | .91 m minimum
Area: 109 ft2 | 10.1 m2

Drawings include:
Broken Peninsula Kitchen plan

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L-Shape Island Rectangle Kitchen
Layout drawing of an L-Shaped Kitchen with Rectangular Island with dimensions in plan
L-Shape Kitchen Islands are common kitchen layouts that use two adjacent walls, or L configuration, to efficiently array the various kitchen fixtures around a rectangular island counter. L-Shape Kitchen Islands have long lengths that range from 8’-13’ | 2.4-4 m and short lengths of 3’-9’ | .9-2.7 m.
L-Shape Kitchen Islands are common kitchen layouts that use two adjacent walls, or L configuration, to efficiently array the various kitchen fixtures around a rectangular island counter. L-Shape Kitchen Islands have long lengths that range from 8’-13’ | 2.4-4 m and short lengths of 3’-9’ | .9-2.7 m.
L-Shape Island Rectangle Kitchen

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Width: 13’ | 3.96 m
Depth: 8’10” | 2.69 m
Clearance (Working): 3’6” | 1.07 m
Island Counter Depth: 3’4” | 1.02 m
Island Counter Width: 7’6” | 2.29 m
Island Bar Stool Spacing: 30” | 76 cm
Area: 115 ft2 | 10.7 m2

Drawings include:
L-Shape Island Rectangle Kitchen plan

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L-Shape Island Square Kitchen
Dimensioned floor plan drawing of an L-Shape Kitchen layout with Square Island
L-Shape Kitchen Islands (Square) are common kitchen layouts that use two adjacent walls to efficiently array kitchen fixtures around a square island. An efficient L-Shape Kitchen Island (Square) has matched lengths of 11’ | 3.35 m and should be planned with an overall area of 121 ft2 | 11.2 m2.
L-Shape Kitchen Islands (Square) are common kitchen layouts that use two adjacent walls to efficiently array kitchen fixtures around a square island. An efficient L-Shape Kitchen Island (Square) has matched lengths of 11’ | 3.35 m and should be planned with an overall area of 121 ft2 | 11.2 m2.
L-Shape Island Square Kitchen

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Width: 11’ | 3.35 m
Depth: 11’ | 3.35 m
Clearance (Working): 3’6” | 1.07 m
Island Counter Width: 5’6” | 1.68 m
Island Bar Stool Spacing: 30” | 76 cm
Area: 121 ft2 | 11.2 m2

Drawings include:
L-Shape Island Square Kitchen plan

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U-Shape Island Kitchen
Dimensioned layout drawing of a U-Shape Kitchen plan with central island
U-Shape Kitchen Islands are continuous kitchen layouts that locate cabinetry and fixtures along three adjacent walls around a centralized island counter. U-Shape Kitchen Islands have widths that range from 15’-18’ | 4.6-5.5 m with overall depths and island dimensions that vary as needed.
U-Shape Kitchen Islands are continuous kitchen layouts that locate cabinetry and fixtures along three adjacent walls around a centralized island counter. U-Shape Kitchen Islands have widths that range from 15’-18’ | 4.6-5.5 m with overall depths and island dimensions that vary as needed.
U-Shape Island Kitchen

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Width: 15’ | 4.57 m
Depth: 10’4” | 3.15 m
Clearance (Working): 3’6” | 1.07 m
Center Island Depth: 4’10” | 1.47 m
Center Island Width: 4’ | 1.22 m
Area: 155 ft2 | 14.4 m2

Drawings include:
U-Shape Island Kitchen plan

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