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6 Malaysian kitchen layout ideas for any home


Looking for interior designs in Malaysia that will fit your kitchen or want to remodel your old one? Here are some kitchen layout ideas for your home. 

The cooking space is one of the most important rooms in a home. There is always so much to consider its design: how much space you have, how much storage you require, and what the space is used for.

Here are six kitchen layout designs for your next kitchen remodelling project. From small to big spaces, you’ll find your dream kitchen here.

1. U-shaped kitchen layout

This layout is ideal for two cooks and allows for brisk manoeuvring. U-shaped kitchens can help act as a divider between two work areas in the home and are perfect for when you lack space. There will be ample counter space for meal preparation and cooking.

Project: Setia-Residence , Bungalow At Sitiawan, Perak

2. L-shaped kitchen layout

This type of layout is ideal for studio apartments as they don’t take up much floor space. L-shaped kitchens only use two walls, opening up the room for a more spacious, open-plan home. They offer an easy-to-use, efficient workspace.

Read more: These small kitchens are so stylish, it’s easy to forget their size

Project: Bandar Kinrara 9

3. Kitchen island addition

This is perfect for medium to large-sized kitchens floor plan as it allows you to divide it into smaller, more efficient working spaces. The island can be used for meal prep, cooking, or even as social space. Plus, the additional counter space can be converted into a breakfast bar for quick meals. Adding an island helps to segregate your kitchen from your dining room and living room into different work zones.

Project: Vendes Interior Showroom

4. Peninsula kitchen

If you’re not keen on having an island in your kitchen but still require extra work and storage space, consider a peninsula kitchen. These provide more workspace and manoeuvring space while being big enough to eat at. The layout looks like an incomplete square, giving the space perimeters and separating it from a larger common area.

Read more: 9 kitchen storage space ideas for your home

Project: SCENT

5. Galley kitchen

For a great space saver, consider galley kitchens as they are made up of two parallel counters that are equally accessible. And it only takes up a single wall! Main appliances can be positioned on one side of the counter while workspace and storage can be allocated to the opposite side. With enough lighting, this space will help you excel in meal preparations regardless of its size.

Project: Sri Delima House

6. One-wall kitchen

Typically used in small homes that don’t require much storage, the one-wall kitchen is easily accessible and makes cleaning convenient. They are often found in open space apartments or studio apartments where you rarely have large quantities of people in the space. One-wall kitchens allow for efficient workflow and lower renovation cost.



Project: Kiara Residence 1

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This article was originally published as 6 Malaysian kitchen layout ideas for any home by and is written by Lydia Lohshini.

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