The checklist for the kitchen island design
The difficulty in establishing the appropriate kitchen islands is probably in the multi-functional claim. A successful concept of the kitchen must meet at least the following requirements:
It must make a turning and focal point in the room from the kitchen island;
It must be functional;
It must contribute to the work efficiency.
Kitchen with island
A modern kitchen island in the rustic design kitchen
A must or an extra?
But we take a step back and ask the next question: the kitchen island is a must or an extra? They shouldn’t have to answer every man for himself. In our opinion, the kitchen island is a must in large kitchens. She could be placed also in smaller rooms. It must not be.
Make your kitchen virtually according to your wishes
If you have a large kitchen, then you should carefully consider the following: where and how big should be the kitchen island, so that it meets the requirements just listed? In addition, the connection to the other facilities must be good.
You can use a practical kitchen island as a dining table
In a smaller kitchen, the questions that relate to the kitchen island, should be rather “If” and “not how” formulated. It depends on whether the atmosphere through a kitchen island would look better whether the work this is effective; If we can get through the kitchen island to integrate more functions, etc. in the room
Contrast between the wood painted in white and the black granite work surface
After the decision
The final decision for the integration of a kitchen island is, then we devote ourselves to the parameters of the spread. Here comes another series of questions, which are to answer. You are as follows:
What is the kitchen island used the most?
The main and auxiliary functions should she meet?
How much space can take the kitchen island?
How much and in what way should storage space will be provided in the kitchen island?
In addition to the style, all these parameters should affect the final image of her kitchen island.
With plenty of storage space for books and decorative items
A beautiful kitchen island hardwood
Easily accessible centrally or equal
Standardly a kitchen island is located in the center of the room. Behind it stands the pursuit that it is equally accessible from all places. Other positions are possible, as soon as this condition is met.
A modern design with mirrored surfaces as an accent
The advantage that comes with a kitchen island
You should ask to make sure, what advantages the kitchen island brings to your room. This aspect overlaps in part with the previous one in our checklist. This is still important: so formulated question, you avoid the risk that you will miss something important.
Modern kitchen island lighting
Below, we have accompanied some examples for you, by some explanations:
More working space: You need a kitchen island with a seamless appearance, and less mounting devices. The storage area should be built.
More seats: Here the appliances, as well as the storage space to a minimum should be reduced. You have to can sit quietly so that you have enough room for your knees.
More storage space and installation facilities: Maybe you need more space for the sink and the stove? Then they should take most of the surface of the kitchen island. Side storage shelves can be in this case wonderful place.
Equipped with LED lighting and Dunstabzugshauber
As you can see, the checklist is used to to the kitchen island design, ideal to serve your individual household. Add your own questions and possible types of use.
The colored chairs provide a fresh accent in the grey-and-white kitchen
A typical summer kitchen
The black color is very popular nowadays in the kitchen design
Refined and very elegant
Chic cooking island in red with an integrated wine rack
Puristic elegance reigns in the kitchen
The island offers a cosy sitting area often
With Cabinet for dishwasher
Island with sink, which takes up very little space
Island and dining table in a
Still a very practical solution 2 in 1
Portability: kitchen island on wheels
Wood island with plenty of storage space
Spacious kitchen in white
Classic wood island with sink
Rattan chairs complete the entire rustic look
Kitchen in the country house style
Close, but quite a long kitchen island in high gloss