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Aim highWhen there’s no window or view to conserve, consider instead breaking up sight lines and creating the illusion of more space by adding a tall table. Because this one is higher than the worktops, you don’t feel hemmed in by the layout of the kitchen, as you might in this space if everything was on the same level.
An L-shaped layout can also free up space for a small table to combine the cooking and dining areas. Designers recommend a standard clearance of about 4 feet between the table and counter for easy movement, accounting for the space required to pull out chairs.Look up key measurements for positioning dining tables