As the visual anchor of the kitchen, it’s important to find an island that appeals to your style, gives you functionality and creates an efficient workflow. There are endless ways you can design kitchen islands, but here’s some ideas to get you started.
The stark and elegant contrast of the crisp white and wood counter tops gives this kitchen major aesthetic appeal. By creating a separate tiered work space, the monotonous expanse of the counter top is broken up, adding both drama and a function to this kitchen.
With an L-shaped island like this, you won’t have any trouble finding a work space for cooking or a spot to eat. This type of island works well in large, open kitchens needing extra counter space and ample storage. You’ll love entertaining with an island like this.
Curved Waterfall Edge
This island is all about the glamour. Not only is it curved, but it also features a dramatic waterfall edge dropping the countertop all the way to the floor, creating a stunning focal point for this kitchen.
The mixture of wood, metal and natural stone in this kitchen island creates both contrast and dimension. The transition between wood and stone is accentuated by metal accents that add to the complexity of the design.
If kitchen seating is high on your wish list, consider adding an oversized island to your space. Not only will you have plenty of space for guests to gather, but your island will be the focal point of your kitchen.
For spacious kitchens with little counter space, double kitchen islands might be the perfect solution. In this kitchen, the they don’t just function as counters, but they also house the appliances allowing for better flow and more space to cook.
Who said kitchen islands had to be square? This charming and unexpected round pedestal kitchen island gives function and visual appeal to your space. If you’re looking to make a statement, this might be the kitchen island for you.
Experiment with shape and purpose in your kitchen with a keyhole shaped island. Essentially, this island provides you with the best of both worlds, a round table and a rectangular kitchen island.
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