Have you ever wondered why so many people choose to have an L-shaped kitchen?
The L-shaped layout is one of the most popular and efficient kitchen designs, offering countless benefits to your daily life. With this layout, you can maximize functionality and save time on kitchen chores, leaving you more time to spend with your loved ones.

This is why we bring you these 3 great benefits of the L-shaped kitchen: to allow you to enjoy maximum functionality, save time on kitchen tasks, and have more time for you and your loved ones.

Increasingly, the kitchen is becoming the central room in our homes. It’s no longer just a working room but also a place for gathering and socializing, either before, during, or after meals. So for you to enjoy your kitchen to the fullest, especially if the room is not as spacious as you would like, the L-shaped layout may be an excellent option for you.

L-shaped kitchen

It’s called an L-shaped kitchen because the layout of the countertop, cabinets, and appliances form the letter “L”. These, then, are the three main advantages of a kitchen with an L-shaped layout:

1. Functionality of an L-shaped kitchen

In an L-shaped kitchen, applying the triangle rule provides maximum functionality and agility of space usage. The kitchen sink is placed on the longest part of the L, while the fridge and the oven, for example, are placed on the perpendicular wall. With this rule, the tasks between these three units become much easier and quicker.

L-shaped kitchen

2. Optimize your space with an L-shaped kitchen

By applying the kitchen triangle rule you’ll get a larger countertop for meal prep. All the wall space has great potential for adding a considerable array of cabinets and shelves. The L’s amplitude allows you to add a dining area that, depending on the kitchen size, can also be an island. In this case, not only will you get more circulation space, but you will also be able to add more storage.

L-shaped kitchen

3. Customized-design 

The L-shaped kitchen layout is suitable for all kinds of personal styles and décor. Whether you prefer something more traditional or contemporary, this layout still has enough flexibility to accommodate more sized equipment, including the kitchen sink or the fridge. In this situation, positioning the kitchen sink in the corner of the “L” and the fridge at the end could be the most convenient solution.

L-shaped kitchen
(image #queridomudeiacasa)

Now that you know the benefits of this type of layout, we leave you here the suggestion of 3 ranges of RODI kitchen sinks, indispensable allies for those looking for both functionality and outstanding design.


With an exquisite design and a retractable mixer inside, this kitchen sink can be installed, for example, in front of a window.
If you want a kitchen with super clean lines, the Invisible 40 model allows you to use an additional glass cover that “hides” the sink inside the counter, making the sinks “invisible”.


For integrated and overmount installation, the Evolution range features a harmonious, simple, and minimalist design. Together with the straight line drainer and greater depth, its design gives a classic and elegant touch to any space, making it suitable for kitchens of any style. Choose the one that best suits your style and needs.


Finally, the Composite range offers a variety of kitchen sinks that stand out for their material – made of 80% quartz combined with high-quality acrylic. The combination of these materials results in a product resistant to high temperatures, fractures, scratches, and dirt. It is a long-lasting solution for your kitchen. The Composite range offers both the possibility of color finishing and the durability of the material in an elegant solution. Check here how a Composite kitchen sink in black color can add a distinctive touch to your kitchen.

L-shaped kitchen

Besides functionality, space optimization, and customization, you can enhance the L-shaped layout of your kitchen by selecting a RODI kitchen sink.
If you still can’t decide which is your favourite, you can read our article for more tips: “Discover the sink that is the better half of your kitchen”.

Are you following us on Instagram? Join our community and be inspired!