U Shape

U Shape

Pros

  • Good storage space relative to the size of your kitchen
  • Appliances closer together, so less movement needed
  • Kitchen separated from other areas by design

L Shape

L Shape

Pros

  • Open concept ideal for entertaining and socializing
  • Very island friendly with storage and cabinet space
  • Better for work zones than traditional ā€œLā€ shaped

Straight

Straight

Pros

  • Usually smaller, so will spend less money on appliances and materials such as countertops
  • Easier to clean
  • Great if you are designing into a space with limited area
  • Very versatile