Kitchen island with seating – practical and functional ideas

by Kremy

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Kitchen island with seating is something that we see more and more often in many modern kitchen designs. Many homeowners are looking for convenient and reasonable solutions when setting up the kitchen. Whether a traditional countertop in wood finish or a natural stone such as marble or granite, they complement the unique design. The island is versatile because it can be used as a place to cook and a place for a quick breakfast, for having a glass of wine with friends, food display on a party occasion or a bar area. A few bar stools complete the design and you have a comfortable dining area as well as a practical work space.

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The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in a home. It is the place where we prepare food for the whole family, where sometimes we take our meals and spend our time together. Therefore, we must create a pleasant atmosphere. It is important to understand what exactly you need the island for. Will you use it as a cooktop or as a dining space, or maybe both, and suddenly you need it and as a partition in an open floor plan space. How you want to use the island will help you decide how to place it. We have collected 25 examples of fantastic kitchen islands with seating space to help you decide what would suit you best.

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Certainly, planning the kitchen is a serious task and every detail should be given its place. Kitchen island with a seating design will perform multiple tasks. When planning a kitchen island with seating, pay attention to its dimensions, as well as the surrounding area, as you will need to have free movement around. The island should not only look harmonious, but also to interact with all the rest of the furniture, while maintaining the main principle of the space – easy to move between the sink, stove and refrigerator. Despite the popular belief, that an island is suitable only for open-plan space or for kitchens with impressive size, there are smaller options which will fit perfectly in small kitchens.

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