The kitchen island is the heartbeat of any home.

From busy mornings grabbing a quick breakfast, homework/work area to preparing the evening meal, the island is the focal point that brings the whole household together!

There are endless ideas for designing this kitchen necessity, key points to think about are;

Island worktop overhang to facilitate seating.

Mixing wood & stone surfaces.

Placing the sink in the island.

Double sided island for extra storage.

Accent colour on the island.

Downdraft extraction induction hob on the island.

Banquette seating.

Wide drawer storage.

Shallow hidden storage.

Split level island.

Open shelf storage.

An island not only increases the function of your kitchen, it also serves as a key area to cement your  chosen aesthetic.