The kitchen island became a solution to space challenges, providing more surface area, storage potential, and a place for other family member or guests to congregate while you were cooking. It also serves the purpose of separating the kitchen from living areas in absence of walls. the benefits of kitchen islands itself don’t stop at basic practicality. They also happen to be full of aesthetic-enhancing potential.
When it comes to the design of a kitchen island itself, there are endless designs to choose from, no matter your unique style sensibility. Given the abundant benefits in both form and function, it’s no surprise that the kitchen island has become the star of the kitchen for many homeowners. If you are fortunate to design or choose a home with a kitchen island you’re in for a treat. Check out these 10 most fascinating kitchen island with intriguing layouts below to inspire you.
1. Roll Play Kitchen Island
This kitchen island base is a mid-century workshop machine, and the counter is locally resourced and made from reclaimed wood planks. This kitchen island is so flexible to move because it has a wheels.
2. Tool of The Trade
This simple kitchen island is combining seating and storage in a single movable piece.
3. Industrial Inspiration
Consider a freestanding kitchen island made from recycled materials rather than a built-in island. It is a great design to add a counter space, as a high bench dining table for the eat-in kitchen and also as a workbench/desk. This kitchen island is so timeless and can be custom-built to any size, color or finish.
4. Store More
This kitchen island is consist of a haberdashery display cabinet. The toughened glass provides an excellent work surface, and the drawers provide an excellent space to accommodate and display treasured crockery and table linens.
5. Modern Rustic Kitchen Island
This kitchen island is built using reclaimed barn wood and topped it with a honed Carrara marble countertop.
6. All the Angles
The unusual shape of the island matches the corners on that side of the home, and the recessed ceiling above the counter
7. Historic character
This kitchen island is made from reclaimed wood that has a drawers on both sides and wine storage underneath as well as shelves for cook books. The two compartments on top have been outfitted with electrical outlets to plug in tablets, laptops, phone or other small appliances. This kitchen island is also has towel bars and a bottle opener attached to it.
8. Exotic Accent
This kitchen island is used reclaimed boat wood from Indonesia with the original paint still on each plank that brings an authentic feel to the space. The raised bar is Portland cement, which can be broken and recycled.
9. Packed with Storage
Take every inch of your kitchen island by outfitting it with drawers, shelves, cabinets and even under-counter appliances. This kitchen island is also add a pull-out spice drawer to store frequently used items in an easily accessible space, a wine refrigerator and a raised dining bar.
10. Sliding Scale
This narrow, wheeled cart can be a space-savvy alternative to a traditional built-in island and provide a flexibility in the kitchen.