Published at Thursday, 25 July 2019. Kitchen Island. By Eugene Paris.
When doing a complete remodel of a kitchen, something important to consider before paint colors or cabinet finishes is what kind of functionality you want your kitchen to have. The standard kitchen activities such as cooking, cleaning, and storing food are givens, but what kind of entertaining would you like to do in your kitchen? If you want a kitchen that can serve as a space for more than simply dining, then a kitchen island is something you'll definitely want to consider. Kitchen islands are decorative and also functional compliments to any kitchen remodel. The island can often become the focal point of the kitchen without much effort. When remodeling or redesigning your kitchen, imagine how you would interact and entertain in your new space. These pieces tend to create a more diverse gathering place in the kitchen – one where you can not only entertain and dine, but also prep for cooking, play cards and board games with the family, and of course enjoy all the added storage and functionality that they offer.
Islands can be beautiful and enhance the look of any kitchen. Many of them have the look of fine furniture more than that of kitchen cabinetry. They are also extremely functional. You can plan to have a second sink in your island and will be amazed at how often you'll use it. You can include a stove top and hood, especially if you're using your island as a divider between the kitchen and another room. You can have it built with a raised eating shelf where you can add some bar stools for a functional seating area, you can have plenty of extra storage room, or you might decide to include decorative areas, such as glassed-in sections for displaying beautiful dishes.
Modern kitchens have reverted to the older model of a more social, open and customized kitchen. Everyone ends up in the kitchen. It again seems to be the place to congregate – more often there is more than one cook and families use the space for hanging out. One new design element that has crept into the kitchen as it (re)evolved is the kitchen island. The island seems to be bringing back the idea of the reliable work table, only now it is oh so adaptable. If you're building a new kitchen or remodeling an older kitchen and considering building a kitchen island, take a moment to figure out if that is indeed what your kitchen needs. Vastly useful and attractive, in can nonetheless be inappropriate for certain kitchens.
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