Small kitchens, particularly those in urban areas, present unique challenges for homeowners and designers alike. Here, in almost 300 gorgeous color images, you can tour some of the most spectacular small kitchens to be found. It will help you visualize solutions for your own kitchen, no matter what its size, whether you use it for cooking, dining, or entertaining. Experts offer advice on how the right choices of cabinetry, countertops, appliances, lighting, and storage can enhance the usefulness of even the most compact space. Learn how professional designers tackle the problems of a small urban kitchen: how they circumnavigate storage problems with ingenious space-saving arrangements, using every inch of space available, and then some. Explore how creative homeowners designed their own intimate kitchens to address special needs, in a basement condo, a suburban neighborhood, or even a small, rural cottage. A comprehensive resource section helps you find the award-winning architects and designers featured. This is an invaluable guide for professional kitchen designers and do-it-yourself homeowners everywhere.