7 Ways to Make Your Small Apartment Kitchen a Little Bit Bigger - A slightly higher table in this kitchen provides a demarcation between the livingroom and kitchen. It also provides a breakfast bar and a spot to put things while cooking.
Bar stools and table behind sofa to allow more seating. Works perfect in the basement family room. Table top is black hardwood flooring trimmed with crown molding. I bought adjustable legs at IKEA and painted them black.