Kitchen Islands / September 20, 2018 / Addison Smith.
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.
There are many different ways you can approach this decision, and since an island takes up a significant amount of floor space it’s worth it to take time to make every element of its design intentional.
Make it multi-level. Add another dynamic by creating variation in the height of your island. Using the island for multiple purposes, like eating and food prep, will both maximize the utility and make it feel like two totally different spaces. For example, add an appliance to one level (like a sink or stovetop) and create a breakfast bar on a higher tier.
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?
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