Kitchen Islands / September 24, 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.
One size doesn’t fit all. When it comes to kitchen islands, don’t assume that if your kitchen is small, an island won’t be possible, or that you can’t include the options you want. There are many possibilities for making an island work, even where space is limited, and most kitchen companies offer options with a reduced depth, a customized height or extra-large cabinets tailored to suit a specific design and the space it is intended for. This vibrant blue kitchen island came with wheels for flexibility.
Our recent story on how to squeeze a narrow island into a small kitchen garnered numerous contributions from readers who have managed to make a mini island work in their homes. These narrow and small islands cleverly bring extra storage, prep space or seating into a space-challenged kitchen. Here’s a look at some of the best.
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