By Zoey Patel. Kitchen Island. At Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:35:20 AM.
A kitchen island can have several valuable purposes in your kitchen. The first is that it provides ample storage space in the base of the unit; a valuable addition to a kitchen where you don’t have lots of wall cabinets.
Your island will need to be placed far enough away to avoid cutting into the path between sink, stove, and fridge – otherwise known as the working triangle. This path needs to be kept free to help you work as efficiently as possible. This can make a difference in open concept main floor layouts in small homes. If your island is going to be jutting out into the sitting area, maybe an island won’t work in your space.
The kitchen is certainly one of the most difficult spaces to design in a home. Selecting the best kitchen design ideas and figuring out how one should design a kitchen island can be quite confusing for homeowners. Although there is no set formula for determining how to size a kitchen island, some guidelines on measurement can help. Below are six basic questions you should ask yourself when designing your kitchen island.