A small, custom round island provides a handy space for prepping meals, without taking up a large footprint in their U-shaped kitchen. A mantel above the stove offers a place to rotate in artwork for display.
Looking to use your kitchen island as a breakfast bar but too short on space to make it work? Consider having your countertop material rounded at the edge. This still offers enough overhang for use as an eat-in area, but won't protrude into the kitchen as much as a full square or rectangle.
A round, two-tiered wood block is fixed above one corner of the kitchen island, allowing for extra space for prepping meals or displaying a lovely vase of sunflowers. Smooth, white marble countertops and all-white cabinets brighten the space.
This updated kitchen features sleek white countertops, dark gray cabinets and a kitchen island that can be used for both prepping and dining. Light hardwood flooring and stainless steel appliances complete the stylish design.
A large kitchen island can solve more problems than one when mealtime comes, so we encourage investing in this piece. When you feel short on necessary counter space, an island adds space to chop and prep. Then, transform it into a casual dining space for everyone to gather round.
A round glass dining table adds seating capacity without hindering the visual flow of this contemporary dining space. A mosaic tile backsplash in the kitchen accentuates the upscale cabinetry and the elevated ceiling, and a large island provides food prep and casual dining space.