This colorful craftsman kitchen features an island repurposed from a dresser in a bright red. Behind the island, which also functions as a breakfast bar, is a small banquette; a great solution for a small eat-in kitchen.
Custom cut marble backsplash tiles were created in a soft wave pattern to compliment the quartzite stone countertops and white cabinets in this traditional kitchen. A beautiful, ornate chandelier hangs above the small kitchen island with contrasting dark wood cabinets beneath.
A large, open doorway makes this small kitchen appear spacious, while a centered island allows movement throughout the space. Wicker barstools line the tall side of the island, and a lower end creates extra prep space. Open shelving opens up the room while keeping dishes organized, and a distressed wall finish completes the look with a charming country feel.
Large, open doorways and light, creamy walls make this small kitchen feel spacious and comfortable. White shelves and soft gray cabinets keep with the light color palette. Brown wicker barstools pull up to the island countertop for a casual dining area.
This mid-century modern kitchen keeps things simple but sophisticated. A glass tile backsplash covers the back wall and complements the busy pendant lights hanging over the kitchen island. Stainless steel appliance also surround the kitchen, making it beautiful and functional.
Several clever strategies make the most of this small corner kitchen: An island with a butcher block counter makes for easy prep work as well as a casual dining spot; a wine refrigerator tucks neatly underneath. On the adjacent wall, cabinets fill the space floor to ceiling for maximum storage.
This small kitchen design by Hilary Farr of HGTV's hit show Love It or List It makes the most of its space with a unique design. The white color on the walls makes the space appear bigger, while the blue cabinets add a pop of color to keep the space from looking plain. The limited cabinet space is combated by the advent of a kitchen island that also adds seating with a bar on one side. The tin on the ceiling brings it all together with an elegant touch.
A small contemporary kitchen adjacent to the family room serves small family gatherings and meals at the Atlanta Decorators Show House. A sleek waterfall island, white tile backsplash and black and white striped chairs set a posh atmosphere.
Its all about the wine in this small kitchen. Glass floating shelves house wine glasses, while the mobile island includes wine bottle storage. The island is trimmed with a stainless steel countertop and accented with wood cabinetry. A pair of wine bottle paintings add color to the space while gray kitchen counters complement the stainless island countertop.
A truly chef-grade kitchen features not one, but two islands: This smaller one includes a Kallista stainless sink and a secondary burner by Miele for overflow cooking. The countertops are white quartz; the cabinets brushed and polished nickel.
Originally, this kitchen was small and outdated, and the layout was not conducive to multiple people working at the same time. The designers moved one of the boundary walls back 4 feet to enlarge the space. A large island in the middle can be used for prep work and also provides a place for guests to gather.
Need some extra workspace in your kitchen? Build a rolling island for added functionality and style. One side stores a stand mixer, sheet pans, cutting boards and more, while the other side allows for extra seating. Perfect for small spaces, this portable kitchen island easily rolls out when you need it and neatly tucks away when you don’t.