By Lassiter Strome. kitchen island ideas. At Monday, July 08th 2019, 07:42:20 AM.
It may be impossible to find an island unit that matches your kitchen cabinetry or architectural qualities exactly but you can still pull it off by searching for an island that is shaded in one of your accent colors in the space. For example, you can likely make a white or black island work because such colors are usually already present in the kitchen area. Other accent colors such as red, forest green and even blue can also work but only if a similar shade is already being utilized in the room or if you can add decorative pieces such as curtains, rugs, linens, and etc. The right kitchen island cart will be a great addition in your kitchen especially if you can find one that meets your function and design needs equally.
Adding an eating area to your kitchen island is a popular option, if you have the space. A raised counter, creating a two tiered island adds useful space to the kitchen while separating the eating surface from the food preparation surface of the island. This type of arrangement is great for families as the children can do homework on the raised surface, while other family members can be preparing a meal. The family can spend time together, yet keep their things separate from each other. The eating area added to an island can add useful space to the kitchen or help to define the kitchen space from other areas of the house.
If you have a smaller kitchen space, that does not mean that you ca not add island space to your kitchen. A portable kitchen island or food preparation cart can add usable surface area in a smaller space. You can store the cart out of the way most of the time, and then roll it out for use during meal preparation. The movable island can match your kitchen cabinets or it can have a completely different style, the choice is yours.