Published at Monday, July 08th 2019, 09:10:48 AM. kitchen island ideas. By Lassiter Strome.
Kitchen islands are a tricky item to successfully add to your kitchen design, but well worth considering when you are remodeling your kitchen. You may be surprised at the increase in convenience in meal preparation and added counter space an island will provide. But, it is hard to visualize the space required and the best size for any island addition, so be sure you get all the information you need to make the best decision for your kitchen.
There are a variety of options when it comes to choosing lights that will be placed over a kitchen island or breakfast bar. One of the most popular options is to use pendant lights to provide a feeling of length to the room as well as efficient and decorative fixtures that will add style to the decor. Pendant lights are usually characterized by a long cord or stem from which a stylish globe and light bulb are suspended. Pendant lights usually feature colorful glass or intricately shaped metal work and can be used as accent pieces as well.
There are certainly many pros to having a kitchen island. The first pro we will look at is that of extra counter space. Having resided in homes where counter space was at a minimum, the kitchen island was a life saver when cooking for larger gatherings. The second pro would be extra storage space. Who does not need extra storage space in a kitchen? One kitchen owned was so small the laundry room next to the kitchen wound up being turned into a pantry as there was next to no storage in the kitchen.
Kitchen Islands have become so popular that this has even led to the creation of unique design styles of their own. A kitchen island can have the same design as the main counter and cabinets or it can have its own unique design.