By Lassiter Strome. kitchen island ideas. At Thursday, June 27th 2019, 03:22:26 AM.
One con that was noted was placement of an island can disrupt the flow of a kitchen. The work-flow in a kitchen revolves around a triangle of refrigerator, sink, and range. An island can actually disrupt the flow of this working triangle, causing more issues in preparation, cooking, and cleanup. It is important to have placement so there is not a dead zone in the kitchen, or an area of countertop that goes unused due to the placement of the island.
A black and white kitchen by Studio Surface, an interior design firm out of Del Mar, California gets a functional lift from a narrow, stainless steel chef is table. The handy piece of furniture makes an excellent kitchen island at a fraction of the cost. You can pick one up at most restaurant supply stores for around $100 and more.
The first step to using a kitchen island in a small space is to shrink the counter space. While this may appear to sacrifice usability, you can still retain functionality by leaving just enough space for two or three people to sit and eat.