A Houzz reader just asked a question about whether to do a table or island along with this terrific photo, so I had to add it. Because the wood is the same as the cabinetry — even though this is actually table height — it looks like an island.
I like the layout but not fond of the wood color, that particular grain pattern or the white cabinet faces around the fridge. I would change all those things to suit the rest of the house as well as adding in some upper cabinets.
Timber adding warmth to the white kitchen idea. N.b the white wall echoing the white bench”
“rustic wood cab fronts, modern setting”
“Kitchen island is table w/ 2 sided seating”
“bench/table separating the kitchen and dining room.”
“Like the use of multicoloured wood grain Do not like shape of kitchen.”