How and why choose a kitchen island?

Why choose a kitchen island?

Today, the kitchen is no longer just for cooking and eating. Now the kitchen is much more – a place to relax, to meet the family in the evenings, to entertain family and friends. That’s why kitchens have changed so rapidly, and one of those changes is the popularity of the kitchen island. You can also read more about this below.

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A kitchen island is an elegant and contemporary way to update your kitchen and give your space a fresh design twist, but it’s especially important to highlight the functional benefits of a kitchen island, which would definitely be relevant in any kitchen. The kitchen island serves as the centrepiece of the kitchen, bringing together all the essentials in one spacious, handy place. To summarise, what are the main advantages of a kitchen island?

Kitchen sink with stone worktop

1. Kitchen island offers ample storage

If your kitchen project does not provide enough storage, a kitchen island can solve this problem. With extra baskets and drawers for storing cooking essentials, the kitchen island is a great addition to help with everyday tasks.

Kitchen sink with stone worktop

2. Additional seating for family and guests

The kitchen island can also function as a dining table and provide additional seating for enjoying meals. The extra seating will be useful whenever there’s a party, and in everyday life, the island can replace the dining table altogether and become both the main worksurface of the dining area and a surface for dining.

3. Additional worksurface that can be a design element

You can never have too much work, so a kitchen island can serve as an extra surface on which to put food that’s already ready or to put aside for a while what you don’t need at the moment, such as utensils. Whether it’s just a functional or decorative element, a kitchen island also plays a big role in the kitchen interior, so it can be used as a great contrast element to make the kitchen stand out and feel more homely. You can get inspiration from other projects we’ve done on our website.

We are almost at the end. So what should a kitchen island look like?

-functional

-tasteful and blend in with the overall design of the space

-comfortable to use

-for a diverse

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Why choose a kitchen island – summary

While kitchen islands have traditionally been less popular because the size of the kitchen space has always been the main constraint, they are now becoming more common! The island serves as a multifunctional space that can be adapted to whatever you like. You’ll appreciate its possibilities not only when cooking, but also when, for example, you have visitors and many, many more occasions!

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