Kitchen Island Ideas
There is great potential for enhanced storage, additional work surface and seating. A kitchen island creates great functionality, looks great and offers these benefits. If you are in the process of designing your kitchen with a kitchen island then you are in for a treat. If you are undecided the we have 4 benefits of having a great kitchen island.
1) An island offers additional storage area:
If you would like additional storage within the kitchen, a kitchen island is a solution. With the option of additional drawers, pull out shelves, and cabinets, the kitchen island is a great way of expanding your existing kitchen storage.
2) A kitchen island creates a living space:
Whether the kids want to do their homework or they want to try a bit of cooking, a kitchen island is ideal for kids to feel involved. Within a clear viewing distance, it makes it easy for you to keep an eye on them whilst you get dinner ready.
3) Additional seating is beneficial:
A kitchen island becomes an informal dining or breakfast area for the family. A quick easy way to get in breakfast before you rush off to work and school as well as a great way for friends to gather round for a beverage and a chat.
4) Additional amenities at your kitchen island:
Larger kitchens you can include additional amenities such as sinks, refrigeration and additional work surface to make your kitchen more functional and ergonomic. A common theme for entertainment now includes a hob and hood on the island as a centre point of entertaining and family cooking.
Some kitchen island ideas are available on our kitchen gallery.