Kitchen Island Ideas

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18 Mar Kitchen Island Ideas

There is great potential for enhanced storage, additional work surface and seating. A kitchen island creates great functionality, looks great and offers these benefits. If you are in the process of designing your kitchen with a kitchen island then you are in for a treat. If you are undecided the we have 4 benefits of having a great kitchen island.

1) An island offers additional storage area:

If you would like additional storage within kitchen, a kitchen island is the solution.  With the option of additional drawers, pull out shelves, and cabinets, the kitchen island is a great way of expanding  your existing kitchen storage.

2) A kitchen island creates a living space:

Whether the kids want to do their homework or they want to try a bit of cooking, a kitchen island is ideal for kids to feel involved.  Within a clear viewing distance it make it easy for you to keep an eye on them whilst you get dinner ready.

3) Additonal seating is beneficial:

A kitchen island becomes an informal dining or breakfast area for the family. A quick easy way to get in breakfast before you rush off to work and school as well as a great way for friends to gather round for a beverage and a chat.

4) Additional amenities at your kitchen island:

Larger kitchens tyou can include additional amenities such as sinks, referigeration and additional work surface to make your kitchen more functional and ergonomic. A common theme for entertainment now includes a hob and hood on the island as a centre point of entertaining and family cooking.

Some kitchen island ideas are available on our kitchen gallery.