Kitchen Islands are becoming so popular that new design styles are being shaped and some unique ones too. It could have same design as main counter or it could be unique design of its own. The most significant thing before deciding the type of design for kitchen is to decide the shape. The use of rectangular or square shape or a round one or an oval island could add a new look kitchen Island is heart of kitchen whether it is single row one or it is a part of an l-shape kitchen.
Kitchen Islands can also have a diversity of styles and a variety of designs as: Contemporary, American Folk, traditional one and also French Country many islands could be made by using natural woods as, North Maple, Poplar, Red Oak, Birch, various foreign woods. Many Other kinds of islands can be construct using stainless steel, or it can be wood joint along with steel.
Usually the most deciding factor in design is not only length but along with that width is also significant. To make movement and work in the kitchen easy and comfortable it is essential that there should be a distance of about 40’’ between the island edges and the cupboards. Use of Traditional stoves which are square in shape live in lot of space of unit and now new designs of stoves are available in the market which dwell in less space as they have four burners but not in square but in a line. Things to be considered while deciding the kitchen island design have enough space.
Use empty boxes which are of the same shape and size as of island to see as to how much space island will live in in the kitchen.
Decide on the reason of the kitchen island
The walking coldness between the island and other cabinets must be about 36" to nearly 42”.
Height of kitchen island counter should be in position to the other counters.
Your kitchen island should be intended in style with whole kitchen concept