The owners of this elegant estate wanted to make sure there was enough casual dining space for their large family, so designers created a breakfast nook that was physically connected to the kitchen. This space has cabinets for storing plates and flatware in a convenient location, as well as additional counter space to make food serving simpler.
No only does the sleek kitchen island offer a ton of extra counter space, there is also space for several stools that give the family an additional dining option or act as overflow seating for the breakfast nook.
To give the homeowners an additional dining option, designers added four barstools to the kitchen island. This space can function as a breakfast bar for the family or as overflow seating from the breakfast nook when they entertain friends and family.
The breakfast nook to the side of the kitchen gives the homeowners an additional dining option. With benches on three sides and room for chairs on the other, this nook makes great use of its space, providing seating for at least six diners.
The island in this space gives the kitchen tons of additional functionality. Since the island is so large, it gives the homeowners plenty of extra counter space for meal prep and serving, while the prep sink makes clean up a breeze. There are also deep cabinets on two sides of the island that add storage, while a breakfast bar with seating for four gives the family additional dining options.
In the kitchen, blue, velvet barstools underneath the kitchen peninsula add a splash of color to the otherwise neutral kitchen as well as provides the space with additional seating and another casual dining option.
The standout feature of this open plan kitchen is the reclaimed wood backsplash that warms up the stainless steel appliances and concrete floor. A small island and two stools provide additional counter space and casual dining options.
The addition of the kitchen island helps to create a more functional space by providing counter space as well as a casual seating option for the family. Since the dining room is also connected to the kitchen, the additional seating could also serve as an extension to the existing dining area.