Take a closer look at the islands, and you might notice that each comes with a couple of outlets. Not only do these allow the owners to plug in blenders or other kitchen essentials, but they can also be used as convenient charging stations for the kids' phones or computers after dinner.
With their healthy, vegetarian lifestyle, this kitchen is truly put to work every day. The design features two islands: one island is reserved for seating and storage, while the other houses a prep sink and a very special butcher block pedestal that Lauren Levant designed especially for this project. Made from her sketch, a local woodworker created an original butcher block pedestal from a fallen local tree, with a removable chopping block set into it.
A large kitchen island provides a pop of color in this neutral, contemporary open-concept living space. Dual islands provide counter space for cooking, dining and other activities, and also take maximum advantage of the home's spacious footprint. White walls and clean lines give the space an uncluttered, airy feel.
The kitchen island in this eat in kitchen is divided into two levels, which gives more function to the island. The first level is a white countertop that provides much needed, extra counter space for food preparation and serving. The second level, though, provides separate seating at the space, giving the homeowners a great place to entertain. As seen on America's Most Desperate Kitchens.
Almost palatial in its scope, this grand traditional kitchen features two islands, and plenty of countertop surfaces for prepping and storage. For an additional touch of luxury, matching pendants to help light the space.
Two large island provide space both for prepping and dining in this neutral, traditional kitchen. Dark-stained cabinetry brings formality to the space, as does a dramatic molded hood above the gas cooktop. Decorative tile on the backsplash forms a focal point.
Two large kitchen islands provide plenty of meal prep space in this neutral contemporary kitchen. The rich dark wood cabinetry is lightened and complemented by the custom blue backsplash and stainless steel appliances throughout.
With the homeowners healthy, vegetarian lifestyle, this kitchen is truly put to work every day. Twin islands offer a place for prepping as well as dining, and the beautiful rift-cut oak cabinetry provide ample storage for kitchen essentials.
Twin kitchen islands allow for more prep space and room to dine in this lovely, contemporary kitchen. Hardwood flooring adds warmth to the chic design, and a combination of blue pendant lights and recessed lighting help brighten up the space.
Almost palatial in its scope, this grand traditional kitchen features two islands, two refrigerators and plenty of countertop surface for prepping and storage. For an additional touch of luxury, matching chandeliers help light the space.
High-gloss cabinetry, LED lighting and a neutral color palette create a sleek, contemporary look in this kitchen. Book-matched slabs of exotic granite were used to create a seamless-looking waterfall top on the main island. The veneered, bowed floating hood was carefully engineered with a steel support structure.
With counter space limited in the kitchen, dual islands offer enough room for prepping as well as dining. Beautiful details such as the exposed beam ceiling, glass pendant lights and crisp white cabinets make the space feel bright and elegant.
This pristine kitchen features custom everything, from the marble backsplash that extends to the ceiling to the integrated appliances to the range hood to the dual islands, one for prep and one for dining. The beamed ceiling continues into a hearth room that opens to a gorgeous water view. Wide-plank wood floors mix with glossy natural stone to bring the space a chic mix of rustic and modern details.
Space for storing items was relocated to the upper wall cabinets by the range, and there is also plenty of additional storage within the islands. An arched overhang on both islands allows for plenty of seating, and two different colors of glazed cabinetry serve to visually delineate the islands from the perimeter cabinetry.