While there are ways to conceal the depth of the deeper refrigerators in a smaller space cabinet depth refrigerators are best. One has to factor not only the depth of the refrigerator but the door swing also. Deeper refrigerator means deeper door swings. This may prevent having an island, it may interfere with a passageway or door. As a kitchen designer the addition of affordable cabinet depth refrigeration has given us many more design options for a smaller space.
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This summer I had a sheet cake made for a birthday and found that cabinet-flush refrigerators (like a Sub-Zero I tried) are too shallow. I had to use an older model GE, which really made me rethink this idea of wider and shallower appliances. It depends upon your needs - it's not always better.
We have a central griddle w/ a flip side for grilling on our current stove. Husband seems to prefer using the grill outdoors. sr
Any custom cabinet make can make a standard refrigerator work in your kitchen by making your refrigerator cabinet deeper, much like what is done here. The pantries on each side of the refrigerator are deeper than the cabinetry to the right which includes the dishwasher. Ideally, you want your countertop to be able to die into the side of a cabinet not stick out past it.