2545 E. Alameda Cir
Photography by Teri Fotheringham
Cabinetry Designed by:Aspen Leaf Kitchens Limited
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8. Storage on wheelsA rolling island or storage cabinet on wheels can offer a valuable on-demand surface during your culinary adventures. And when you’re done, you can stow it away to create instant pathways of negative space.Read more:Fresh Design Ideas From 20 Urban Indian Kitchens5 Things to Know Before Installing a Modular KitchenTell us:Which of these organisation ideas do you see yourself using in your kitchen? Tell us in Comments below.
Room for a moveable islandIf you have a small kitchen, or a narrow galley kitchen that’s just too small to fit a permanent fixed island, consider having a small island on wheels. A moveable island will give you the opportunity to have the extra bench space and storage you crave, without cramping the kitchen. Design the moveable island bench so that it can easily be wheeled into the main workspace when you need it, and can sit against a vacant wall when not in use.Read more:What are the Key Measurements for Designing the Kitchen?Tell us:Do you have an island in your kitchen that you and your family love to gather around? We would love for you to share your photos with us in the Comments below.
Long and narrowOne option is to rethink the depth of your island. Not all islands are meant to have seating. Some simply function as another work surface with perhaps a bit of storage below. In this photo, the combination butcher block and stainless steel island adds a warm yet industrial element to a grey transitional-style kitchen. The openness of the island adds an airy feeling to this galley kitchen space.