Kitchen Islands / September 15, 2018 / Banner Jones.
Take a U-turn. The owners of this bright, open-plan space have cleverly tucked their kitchen into the area next to the stairs. And the U-shaped design has created an instant breakfast bar.
Don’t let a good visual get in the way of functionality. Before you renovate or give your island an update, consider these options for how to choose the best dining arrangement to save your household — and your knees — a lot of bumps down the road.
In this story, we highlight several ideas that stand out among the kitchen photos that got the most saves to user ideabooks. From beverage fridges conveniently located for guests to smartly designed pantries with hideaway work surfaces, these kitchens combine smart functionality with an attractive look. Which feature would you most like to see in your home?
Need more work surfaces or just a sociable spot to perch? Take a look at these well-planned kitchens to find out how to squeeze in that island or breakfast bar you want.
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