The U shape designs surrounds the looks on all sides and allows for ample countertop space and storage. The kitchen layout resembles a parallel kitchen but with one end closed off and the other open which plenty of space for storage, cooking, prepping, and maybe even a small eating area at one end. This is suitable for both the small and large kitchens. The U shape layout is ideal for creating large amounts of storage space. By this you can accommodate most of the required kitchen appliances and also give you ample space for wall cabinets.