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Double Islands Put Pep in Kitchen Prep
With all that extra space for slicing and dicing, dual islands make even unsavory kitchen tasks palatable
"dual islands make even unsavory kitchen tasks palatable... case of island envy lately — there's no room for one in my 1960s U-shape kitchen. It's... two! — kitchen islands. Not only do they double the prep area, but they also give... these two-island kitchens to learn more about the possibilities. And if you have a pair... pair of islands in your own space, was it worth the splurge? We'd love to know more... to the kitchen. In our country home we placed two large islands in the kitchen....."
Kitchen Solution: The Main Sink in the Island
"the Sink in the Island Creates a Super-Efficient Work Area — and Keeps the Cook Centerstage... main sink in the island can save your kitchen layout and functionality. While many people... certain kitchens. For most of these kitchens, an additional prep sink isn't an option... dishwasher in the island. surely the zink in the middle of the kitchen / island would... do that in the next kitchen. But I have a friend with a sink in the island and at..."
Kitchen of the Week: Two Islands in Colorado
"Two islands and refrigerators create separate areas according to function in this... expanding the kitchen was one of the first items on their list. Exquisite Kitchen Design... -foot kitchen was outfitted with a slightly unusual design: two islands and refrigerators... space in the house and give the family of five more room to spend time together.... a walk-in pantry allowed for a more open layout.... contemporary kitchens, but this kitchen is timeless, gorgeous. Love the "food wall". Must..."
Kitchen of the Week: Hardworking Island in a Timeless Space
A new layout, tailored workstations and a rich mix of surfaces create a beautiful and functional family kitchen
"The kitchen in this 1940s Ottawa cottage was big enough for only one person to use... function in the kitchen when working together, then set up the layout accordingly. He... this kitchen was about the size of a bathroom and was lackluster,” says interior... into the kitchen a side entry hallway that had been a waste of space. He also added... typical in most kitchens that I've ever owned (but not in the rental I'm in where there's..."
Kitchen of the Week: Working the Angles for Sophistication in Michigan
Blended styles and an unusual layout work together beautifully, while an angled kitchen island works hard for the cooks
"angled kitchen island works hard for the cooks... Michigan kitchen has an angled island to separate the kitchen and dining space, and... with the kitchen's corner location. Making the island practical and beautiful — with... stunning kitchen to flow with the rest of the house. Kitchen at a Glance Location:... and a kitchen shoved into the corner of a great room, designer Sandra Bargiel of... on the island? Beam Love! Island bench support beam rustic and blends in well Poutre..."
Kitchen of the Week: Surprise Storage in Sydney
Hidden appliances and a secret scullery make for a kitchen so streamlined, you might not guess its true purpose
"for a kitchen so streamlined, you might not guess its true purpose... this kitchen in Sydney, Australia, reveals a surprising amount of storage. "We wanted... hidden kitchen," says designer Darren Genner of Minosa. "When a function within the... the kitchen is required, that element of the space would reveal itself." The streamlined... streamlined kitchen still needed to accommodate the clients' family of five and plenty..."
Kitchen of the Week: Big, Bold and Red in Texas
A cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen a modern update
"cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen... Dallas kitchen, originally built in the 1960s, was in desperate need of a makeover... triangle in the kitchen and building a large, bright red island, they designed a cheerful... needing a kitchen that would allow them to cook, clean, do homework, eat, and socialize... console island and replaced everything with high-end country-style materials. By r..."
Tiny Kitchen Islands Take the Floor
"these kitchen islands lack in size, they make up for in hardworking function... long ago in the kitchen design world, bigger was better. In addition to massive range... find an island the size of an aircraft carrier. These days, trends have swung toward... small-scale islands that work hard enough to offset their reduced surface and storage space... around an island. I've been debating an island for years in my little kitchen... Great..."
10 Inventive Ideas for Kitchen Islands
Printed glass, intriguing antiques, unexpected angles – these islands show there's no end to creative options in kitchen design
"these islands show there's no end to creative options in kitchen design... for your kitchen island? There’s no reason to settle for humdrum when you can have vibrant... ways with kitchen islands will spark your imagination.... well as kitchen islands in a small kitchen. My bathroom is large, over 150 square... for an island http://www.mosaicsyourway.com Reclaimed barn wood kitchen island.... soapstone sink in the island -- in fact, that's what I have! I also love that yellow cabinet..."
What to Consider With an Extra-Long Kitchen Island
More prep, seating and storage space? Check. But you’ll need to factor in traffic flow, seams and more when designing a long island
"factor in traffic flow, seams and more when designing a long island... cousin in an ocean, an island in the kitchen serves as a central gathering space.... Typical kitchen islands range between 7 and 10 feet; the long islands in this ideabook... hubs. The island is often a central player in having a whole host of functions now, and... As our kitchens have become more and more connected to our living spaces, they’ve..."
Steel Yourself: Industrial Kitchen Islands Are On a Roll
Sleek mobile islands can make traditional built-ins seem downright outmoded. Find the right idea for your kitchen
"mobile islands can make traditional built-ins seem downright outmoded. Find the right... almighty kitchen island functions in many ways, not the least of which is acting as... built-in island. Not surprisingly, a kitchen shown on Houzz featuring such an... style island constantly gets the question, How did the designer make that? I went... with my kitchen islands in Vancouver where I am building a few houses. Brandie |..."
Bench Bar Stools Take a Stand in the Kitchen
It's high time these stylish seats get noticed — with both coziness and practicality, bench bar stools are a natural choice in the kitchen
"cozy up a kitchen. Kitchens are filled with utilitarian pieces of equipment that don't... going in the right direction, but have you ever considered the impact a bar stool... to the kitchen island. It could seat at least three, possibly four. I guess I'm too... these in any way practicle? Two seats instead of a bench just works better, otherwise... bench in the 1st pix? Luv Them!... center island, consider adding a window seat in the kitchen to add comfortable seating..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Red in the Kitchen
Candy Apple Red, Red Licorice and more for your kitchen walls, cabinets or island? The color choices are as delicious as they sound
"for your kitchen walls, cabinets or island? The color choices are as delicious as they... color in the kitchen. For those who want to go big and bold, it can be used in larger... passion in many cultures. A stimulating color that can raise one's blood pressure and... details in the kitchen in my 1920s Tudor cottage: Did this kitchen for my best friend... in small doses in the kitchen. Traditionally kitchens = fire = red. Pops of red would..."
Kitchen of the Week: Artfully Etched in Denver
An engraved island, art-screened cabinets and a smart layout are just the right mix for a professional chef and his wife
"engraved island, art-screened cabinets and a smart layout are just the right mix for... Denver kitchen. The owners were ready for an update to their 1950s setup. One, a... being in the middle of the workspace. Jonas DiCaprio of Design Platform worked closely... grade kitchen that accommodated the home's original design and modern necessities... keep the kitchen visually open. May I ask the make and model of the refrigerator? I..."
How to Design a Kitchen Island
Size, seating height, all those appliance and storage options ... here's how to clear up the kitchen island confusion
"The kitchen is one of the most complicated spaces to design in a house — and figuring... decide on a kitchen island size. While there's no set formula for figuring out how to... size an island, some measurement guidelines can help. Kitchen designers Thomas Ahmann... planning your kitchen island, starting with asking yourself six basic questions.... design an island can be confusing for homeowners. Houzz's discussion boards are full..."