The One Wall Kitchen: When One Wall Takes it All

Does your one wall kitchen need a facelift? Get design ideas for your kitchen layout that go beyond the standards and expectations in this quick read!

If you think a one-wall kitchen layout does not offer much in terms of design and efficiency, think again. This article will provide you with tips and tricks to help you make the most out of your one-wall kitchen, whether you're thinking of renovating or just want to optimize the space you currently have. With the right approach, you'll be able to create a beautiful and functional kitchen using just a single wall.


What you will learn:

  1. The "One-Wall" Kitchen Style
  2. Equip Your Single-Wall Kitchen Like a Pro Chef
  3. Clever Storage Solutions with Just One Wall
  4. Design Ideas
  5. Customer FAQs
  6. The Cost of a One-Wall Kitchen



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1. The One-Wall Kitchen Style

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If you wonder how one-wall kitchen layouts have become so popular, it’s because they are incredibly efficient. They may look like a large open space but they are incredibly versatile.


This style of kitchen dates back to the American homes of the century before, when kitchen design almost always had a single wall. In those days, a one-wall kitchen was simple and functional with minimal storage space.


Today, the one-wall kitchen is more than just a single wall. It is an opportunity to create a space that is both efficient and stylish. With the right design elements, you can get creative with your countertop space, wall cabinets, and upper cabinets to make the most of the area.


The one-wall kitchen is designed to use space efficiently and has a clean, simple, and uncluttered appearance. Despite its limited space, personal style can still be incorporated through color, texture, and accents. It is ideal for those who have limited space but can also work well in larger areas.


Discover a variety of kitchen layout ideas in our article, "A Kitchen Layout Master Guide for the Average Joe and Jane." Explore which layout may be best suited for your space and needs. Find more kitchen design ideas in The Modernist.


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2. Equip Your Single-Wall Kitchen Like a Pro Chef

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To make cooking in your one-wall kitchen a breeze, you need the right gadgets. Discover 4 must-haves for your kitchen that will help you prepare meals like a pro!


1. A Multi-Functional Mixer

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Any pro chef should have a multi-functional mixer in their kitchen. Feel like one when you have this handy appliance that can help you with a variety of tasks such as chopping, whisking, blending, and many more!



2. A Wall-Mounted Oven

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If you need a fast and convenient way to cook, then an oven is the answer. Save the extra space by getting a wall-mounted oven instead of the traditional stovetop. They’re perfect for one-wall kitchens!



3. A Four-Burner Stove

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Cook like a professional chef with a four-burner stove. Why cook with limited pots and pans when you can get the job done faster with four burners? It’ll make preparing large meals easier and quicker.



4. A Built-in Refrigerator/ Freezer Combo

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Refrigerators and freezers are essential appliances for any kitchen as they are used for storing food. For one-wall layouts, built-in models are a superb option due to their cohesive look, sleek designs, and space-saving benefits.



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3. Clever Storage Solutions with Just One Wall 

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Sometimes the best storage solutions are right in front of you. When you have no other wall space to work with, the one-wall kitchen offers plenty of opportunities for creative storage solutions. If you have less storage space, it’s important to maximize whatever space you do have.


Here are some ideas to get you started:


1. Install shelves or a pull-out pantry.

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Shelves are perfect for storing spices, cookbooks, and other kitchen items. A pull-out pantry can also make it easier to store canned goods and larger items that don’t fit in your cabinets.



2. Install an over-the-sink shelf.

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This is a great way to make use of the tiny space over your sink and store things like spices and utensils. In a dining room, a shelf over the sink can also be used to store plates and cups. This frees up more space in the cabinets.



3. Install hooks on the wall.

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Wall-mounted hooks are ideal for storing mugs and other items that need to be hung. They also add a bit of personality to your one-wall kitchen. Storage baskets, pans, or other kitchen items can be hung on the often overlooked vertical space.



4. Make use of your Kitchen Island

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A kitchen island is not just for food preparation, but can also serve as extra storage space. If you have one, you can use it to store extra dishes and utensils, or even as a bar area for entertaining guests. "Smart and Practical Space-Saving Ideas with Kitchen Island Cabinets" will give you more ideas on how kitchen islands can help optimize the space you have.



No matter how small your kitchen area may be, it’s still possible to make the most of what you have and create a functional and stylish one-wall kitchen! With some clever planning, the right gadgets, and storage solutions, you can make your one-wall kitchen shine. Are you considering different kitchen layouts? Don't overlook the galley kitchen, which can be both stylish and practical. Check out "Appealing Aesthetics of A Galley Kitchen: From Cramped to Classy" for examples.



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4. Design Ideas

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One-wall kitchens do not have to be boring. You can still express your personality and style through creative design ideas. Here are our favorite design ideas for one-wall kitchens:


1. Incorporate bold colors

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Bold colors can brighten up the room and give it a unique feel. Consider using an accent wall to add some dimension and character to your kitchen. 

Read our article "Get Trendy with These Kitchen Color Schemes" for colorful inspiration for your new kitchen.




2. Incorporate open shelving

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Open shelving is an easy way to show off your style. It also makes it easy to access items and display any decorative pieces or plants you may have in your kitchen.



4. Hang artwork and decor

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Wall-mounted artwork and décor can add personality to your one-wall kitchen. Consider hanging herb gardens, framed art pieces, and other wall decorations to make the space feel more personalized.



5. Choose countertops that match your style

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Countertops can make a huge impact in one-wall kitchens. Choose countertops made from materials like granite, and quartz. Consider using concrete countertops for an extra touch of luxury.



6. Use frameless cabinets

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Frameless cabinetry can help to make your one-wall kitchen look larger and more open. Consider using glossy cabinets and drawers with minimal hardware to streamline the look of your kitchen. See how beautiful frameless cabinets can be in your space in our article, "Unframed Goodness: The Beauty of Frameless Kitchen Cabinets."



7. Install a backsplash

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Backsplashes can help to add texture and personality to your one-wall kitchen. Choose tiles that match the rest of your décor or use a bold patterned wallpaper to create an eye-catching design feature.



No matter what design style you choose, a one-wall kitchen can be just as stylish and functional as any other kitchen! With the right design ideas and storage. 



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5. Customer FAQs

If you’re considering a One-Wall Kitchen with your design for your next kitchen project, here are answers to some frequently asked questions we get from customers:


1. Can a dining room be included in a one-wall kitchen?

Yes! Depending on the size and layout of your space, you can incorporate a dining area into your one-wall kitchen. This is a great way to make use of the space efficiently and create an open, connected living area. Read "Make Your Home the Envy of All with an Open Kitchen Design" to see how stunning open kitchen layouts look in any home.


2. Is it possible to add an island to this type of kitchen?


Yes! If you have enough room, adding an island to your one-wall kitchen can provide extra counter space and storage. It can also be used as a bar or eating area for entertaining guests. "Island Fever: Why Kitchens With Islands Are Taking Over" will show you why a kitchen island is an excellent addition to any kitchen.


6. Pricing. The Cost of a One-Wall Kitchen?


This is a question that many homeowners ask themselves when they are considering a kitchen remodel. The cost of designing a new kitchen can vary depending on the size of the kitchen and the materials used. The best way to get an idea of the cost is to get an estimate for your cabinetry.


Mod Cabinetry is the leading supplier of modern and contemporary kitchen cabinets. We offer free estimates for your Ready Assembled Cabinets and high-quality cabinetry at an affordable price, with shipping to your home anywhere in the continental United States.


Want firm pricing and a firm layout? Our team will help you design your dream kitchen by providing expert advice on cabinet layout, storage solutions, and finishes that match your style. We can even modify or customize cabinets if you want something unique!


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