My Glasgow Kitchen

My Little Corner of the World

Kitchen zone is the newer concept when planning a kitchen layout compared to the kitchen triangle. It also ensures a smooth workflow. This concept is more applicable for my kitchen design compared to a kitchen triangle. I used a free design software for the images below.

G shape Kitchen Layout

I'm using a G shape kitchen layout as an example.

The 4 main zones:

Kitchen Zones (Side View)
Storage, Cleaning, Prepping, Cooking

1. Storage

  • Consumables- fridge, food pantry
  • Non- consumables- cutlery, glassware, dishware

2. Cleaning

  • Sink, dish drainer, dishwasher
  • Cleaning utensils, kitchen towels
  • Garbage bag, garbage bin, recycling bin

3. Prepping

  • Knives, chopping board
  • Food processor and blender
  • Peeler, grater, can opener
  • Measuring spoons, cups and mixer bowls

4. Cooking

  • Pots & pans, wok, baking trays
  • Cooking utensils
  • Appliances: hob, hood, oven, microwave oven, rice cooker, slow cooker, pressure cooker
  • Seasoning and spices


  • Laundry zone- washing machine & clothes hangers, washing detergent and softener
  • Snack & drink zone- breakfast bar, bar fridge, wine glass storage
  • Tech zone- Chargers, tablet holder

Kitchen Zones (Back View)
Storage, Cleaning, Prepping, Cooking

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