The island is the centerpiece of the kitchen. And as the centerpiece, extra care must be given to its design. An island can have many different purposes, and as you think through your new kitchen, asking yourself why you want an island will help you create a more functional and beautiful kitchen.
You're excited. You are finally redoing that kitchen after 12 years of living with the dishwasher that only opened half way. You've been told it will be done in 3 months. No problem, anyone can live in construction for three months. And all of a sudden its been four. And then five. And by month six of microwave dinners in the kid's bedroom you are wishing for that half-open dishwasher. Well we have good news. It doesn't have to be that way.