When I was at the Bathroom & Kitchen Expo the other week, I saw an exhibit of tiny kitchens produced by Elfin Kitchens. They make them in widths of 900 to 1500mm, which is from just under 3 foot to just under 5 foot.
Obviously, for most of us, these won't be of much interest but for bedsits, tiny flats, holiday homes or perhaps for an office (if you tend to live there!) they'd be ideal.
I spent a lot of my early kitchen designing years trying to persuade people out of having a plate rack in their kitchen. The more ornate ones can be quite expensive and although I could see that they looked very pretty, with beautiful best china plates in them, I thought they were a waste of space and that it was a nightmare to keep both the plates, and the rack itself, clean.
As you can tell from the picture below, which shows a big plate rack in one of my kitchen designs, I changed my mind. It's being used to show off some really pretty plates ...