U-shaped (sometimes called C-shaped) kitchens are the ideal shape for small spaces? Only if you cook alone. If you co-cook, like my hub and I do, you are in for a lot of toe-stepping and irritability as you bump into each other on the way to the sink, stove, fridge...
black and marble
Rustic all-white kitchen with wood touches
White hex backsplash by Anna Smith of Annabode + Co.