When space is tight, a clever strategy is to annex the area under a staircase. Here's a roundup of kitchens that maximize below-stairs space.
If you had sink and dishwasher under stait + pass through= easy access to table settings?
Love the stainless steel counter with integrated sink and subway tile backsplash
Sculptural Custom Stairwells - Staircases, Detail, Steel, Custom Builders - Custom Home Magazine
Not the empty space beneath (obviously, if that's going to be a bathroom), but the 45 degree turn for the last step opening out to the first floor. Interesting.
When designing your home and you have limited space, a clever strategy would be to annex the unused space to house a space-saving kitchen under the stairs.
We like the idea of the staircase being painted white. Good to have storage under stairs or even study nook under stairs.
Centsational Girl » Blog Archive That Space Under the Stairs - Centsational Girl