Kitchen Create circulation and connectivity. It's important to ensure that people can effortlessly transition from the kitchen to the living room and dining areas, and vice versa. If you have a patio, garden, balcony, or courtyard, site your kitchen next to (or near) these areas so that dining alfresco can be an option. By designing a kitchen with good circulation and connectivity, the crowd will naturally spill over to other areas of your home.  Photo 3 of 9 in How to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal for Entertaining from On the Edge: Modern Homes Designed for Extreme Sports

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The resident of this home wanted to be able to use the space as a fun gathering place for parties, so the architect set a DJ booth at the edge of the kitchen. Custom plywood shelving holds vinyl records.