This shape uses two walls of the kitchen for the three points of the work triangle. Often, the fridge is at one end of the long leg of the "L", the sink is towards the center of the same wall, and the stove is perpendicular, on the short leg of the "L". In contrast to the U-shaped kitchen, the "L" has a long, rather than a short wall facing towards the rest of the room. This kind of setup is well-suited to a large room where the kitchen shares space with a family room. Additional counter space may further lengthen one leg of the "L".
This arrangement is usually used for very long rooms because it takes advantage of both the main walls. This type of layout offers the advantage of being able to place all the connections of the equipment on just one wall. To avoid the inconvenience of dividing up the work areas into two parts and reduce movements to pass from one area to the other, it is preferable to place the work area on one wall (sink, oven, and worktop) and to use the opposite wall for storage.
In this type of kitchen layout, the island is the central focus and organizing principle. One side of the island can be used for working while the other side for casual dining. A kitchen island can be a cheap and attractive way to expand your counter space. Alternatively, it can also help you add a second sink, dishwasher or oven to your kitchen. Today, a homeowner can go for islands made of the same materials as the base cabinets and countertops for an integral look. Or, one can opt for a freestanding look, with upper cabinets, base cabinets, and countertops materials in a mix of and colours.
The type of kitchen layouts are designed keeping in mind the available space and requirements of the clients. These are the ideal kind for small houses/flats with comparatively less space. Often integrated into extensions and older properties, this type of layout can offer a stunning look when incorporating tall wall cabinets and the right splashbacks.