6. Something Completely Different
Want to include a breakfast nook as part of your kitchen’s design? Has it ever occurred to you that you might build that nook into your kitchen’s center island?
7. Wood and Stone
Contrasting materials is a great way to add visual spark to a kitchen design. Note how the stained wood of the center island is the perfect contrast to the tile wall behind the cabinetry.
8. Creating a Coastal Look
Everyone loves an all-white kitchen. Note how using the slatted-door cabinets in the center island imbues this all-white kitchen with a coastal vibe that’s simply infectious.
9. The Butcher’s Block
When you want a look for your kitchen island that’s purely classic, you can’t do much better than a butcher’s block countertop.
10. Detailing… Down Below!
In a more spacious kitchen, don’t just think about the cabinets and countertop of your center island when it comes to design. Think about the baseboards, too!