The space under the stairs was made useful as a coffee bar and for overflow storage. Ample lighting and a sink make it useful for entertaining as well.
Photos: Dave Remple
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ConsThe dry kitchen is much smaller than a wet kitchen.Most of the urban apartments in multistoreyed buildings are not planned with separate wet and dry kitchens in the interior layout. Therefore, the dry kitchen needs to be scooped out from common areas of the home and it results in a smaller living or dining room.Read more:8 Modern & Efficient Kitchen DesignsIndian Kitchens: 8 Modern Designs for City LifeTell us: What do you think of the wet and dry kitchen phenomenon? Share your thoughts in Comments below.
Drink your own coffee In a similar vein to baking your own bread, investing in a coffee machine and bean grinder will encourage you to make your own, good-quality coffee to drink at home and take away. A thermos flask or a sustainable coffee cup not only keeps a few extra rupees in your pocket each day, it will save on environmentally harmful coffee cups too.