When doing a small kitchen design to get an apartment, either a corridor kitchen design or a line design design will be far better optimize the workflow. The corridor design does have its limitations and might not be able to be used if the kitchen is too small.
The corridor style kitchen design will minimize the use of countertops in a small kitchen. It also places the water, electrical and other services all together in a bunch. It will let you get access to all the appliances at once without having to walk into the opposite end of the room.
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