Choosing a kitchen island is arguably the most important part of the design journey: after all, it will dominate your new kitchen and probably be where most of the cooking and entertaining takes place.
An island is an eye-catching, versatile addition to any kitchen, but we can often find it difficult to know how to incorporate one into our kitchen layout and to choose from the different options available.
However, these expert tips are designed to help you make the right choice of kitchen island. If you want more pictures – having read the advice – go to our kitchen island ideas feature which will help you to finalize that all-important decision.
Choosing a kitchen island: expert advice
Head of Retail & Commercial Design at Life Kitchens, Graeme Smith shares his top tips to consider when choosing the perfect kitchen island.
1. Ensure the layout is right
‘Adding an island to a kitchen is a great way to increase food preparation areas and storage options. However, when looking to incorporate an island to a layout, it is essential to consider the available circulation space.
‘The desired amount