This spacious L-shaped kitchen has plenty of room for a substantial island.
This L-shaped kitchen was not really large enough to accommodate an island; keeping it open improves traffic flow through the space.
This L-shaped kitchen has a contrasting center island.
L-shaped kitchens are ideal for compact spaces like apartments and condos.
This U-shaped kitchen's layout is broken by a doorway, but the overall shape is still a U.
This U-shaped kitchen makes the most of a modest amount of space.
This large U-shaped kitchen has enough space for a generous island.
This U-shaped kitchen with added peninsula is called a G-shaped kitchen.
This compact galley kitchen with the dining nook at one end is reminiscent of a train car.
This kitchen is an open galley style, with the major elements (sink, range, and refrigerator) on both sides of a central passageway.
This contemporary galley kitchen has a walk-in pantry at one end.
Galley kitchens are not necessarily narrow, even when closed in on both sides.
Although it has an island that makes it seem like a galley, this is a single-wall kitchen because the range, sink, and refrigerator are all located along the same wall.
Single-wall kitchens are particularly well suited to open spaces like lofts.
This small single-wall kitchen is especially functional.