By Zoey Patel. Kitchen Island. At Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:22:53 AM.
If your style is more classic or particularly opulent, a chandelier adds a focal point that’s guaranteed to draw the eye! Glass chandeliers reflect light beautifully to brighten the island, but are also subtle enough to blend in when turned off.
While you figure out what appliances and features are right for your kitchen island, it is also important that you work within the existing space constraints of your kitchen. Many tend to believe that lavishly large kitchens are blessed because of the available space they offer. While that is often true, huge kitchens also create some unique design challenges. An island that you choose must always be proportional to the size of your kitchen. If it is too big, then you will inevitably feel claustrophobic, and a diminutive island is both ungainly and a waste of precious space.
Open shelving doubles as a handy storage solution and an imaginative styling tactic. Alcoves for shelves cut into the island are an eye-catching feature, and can be used to neatly store kitchen items, or decorate with vases, cookbooks and ornaments.