A U shaped kitchen layout is useful in kitchens with good space and when more than person needs to cook. With a U shaped kitchen design, you can freely use ample of space in form of countertop area, basin or sink area and the worktop area. It also accommodates appliances like refrigerator, microwave etc. comfortably.
A small kitchen design has a very distinct advantage, it all boils down to what fits where! For some, this could be a disadvantage also as there is less scope for creativity. But, now, there are so many styles and looks to choose from, that even if you have a small kitchen space, you would have lot of fun decorating the area according to your ideas.