Eat breakfast in style. This stunning kitchen features a spacious kitchen island that serves as a place to prep as well as dine. Four barstools provide additional seating when the breakfast table is full. A trio of hexagon-shaped pendant lights dangle above, adding extra style and elegance to the space.
When searching for the best seats to place at your kitchen island, there are two popular heights: counter height and bar height. If your kitchen island sits between 34 and 36 inches high, it's fit for counter-height seating. Islands standing between 40 and 42 inches tall will need seats that are categorized as bar height.
This kitchen renovation took two rooms, the kitchen and the dining room, and opened them up to one larger room that caters to many different household tasks. The open kitchen now features a kitchen island that doubles as a workstation and eating area.
This beautiful transitional kitchen is flooded with natural light from the large three section window above the sink. Three chairs align with three pendant lights at the turn of the black countertop creating an eat-in area at the room divide. Another three chairs create even more eat-in space at the island, accented by a contemporary light fixture above.
This bright Asian-style kitchen pairs dark wood cabinetry with sleek white countertops and light hardwood floors. The island features a built-in cooktop and a square stainless steel range hood overhead.
The classic Mediterranean style of this kitchen is carried into the adjoining dining and living areas. All the drawers and cabinets in the kitchen area have built-in compartments, so there's a place for everything, including silverware, china, dishes, pots and pans. A vaulted ceiling with rich wood beams cap off this kitchen's grandeur.
Storing fancy dishware is no issue in this luxurious kitchen. A built-in china cabinet stretches across one wall to provide ample storage for your glasses and formal dishes. The spacious island allows for five to dine comfortably.
Crisp white cabinets wrap around this beautiful, neutral kitchen, with the refrigerator blending into the cabinetry. The chunky gray island serves as a place for prepping meals and eating. Hardwood flooring adds lovely warmth to the design.
A trio of white leather barstools offer a casual place to dine at the kitchen island. Beautiful warm wood cabinets topped with granite countertops and paired with stainless steel appliances creates a classic, timeless look for the kitchen. A globe pendant light above the island and recessed lighting ensures the space feels bright and inviting.
Pendant lights illuminate this spacious country island with Calacatta marble countertops and naturally finished wood cabinets. The stone fire pit on the stove top creates that rustic elegance by putting a modern twist on an old idea.
This formerly outdated oak kitchen has been replaced with a modern soft contemporary environment. Features include a wenge wood breakfast top, granite countertops, glass backsplash and back-lit tiger thatch panels on the island, all back dropped by African mahogany cabinetry.
Wrought iron pendant lights hang above the long island in this bright, light green traditional kitchen. Gray granite countertops complement the gray and blue tile backsplash featured below the copper range hood. The island provides seating for eating or prep space.
Designers wanted to give the common spaces in this home as much versatility as they could, so in addition to the formal dining area, designers added a kitchen island with seating for four, allowing this open concept space various opportunities for seating and entertaining.
The open plan kitchen features a spacious island with plenty of barstool seating for an eat-in option on casual nights. The kitchen's crisp white color palette creates striking contrast against the warm wood ceiling.
This traditional kitchen features a spacious island with bar stools, stainless steel appliances and two miniature chandeliers. The island is minimally decorated, leaving it open for cooking, eating or spreading work out on.
As seen on America's Most Desperate Kitchens, this renovated kitchen space in Carmichael, California has been transformed into a state of the art space. The new design features an eat in kitchen with island seating for six, comfortable, leather chairs, updated, stainless steel appliances and a custom, easily accessible wine rack.