The small kitchen essentials list – expert advice for what you need and how to fit it all in

Oven, fridge, sink, work surface – there are a few items on the small kitchen essentials list you just can’t go without, and that all small kitchen ideas need to incorporate. But when space is tight every square centimeter counts, so we asked the experts what can be considered surplus to requirements in small kitchens, and which pieces are absolute must haves. 

‘For many people, me included, the kitchen is the heart of the home, we spend so much of our time there so it’s important that it’s an inviting and cozy space that you want to be in, says Jeppe Christensen, Founder and CEO of Reform. ‘Think about this when renovating and that the kitchen design should also reflect the time you spend there throughout the day, week and year.’