Mount Pleasant Laneway House
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8. Island counters, be they small or big, prove a great boon for small-space kitchens. In addition to providing a bonus platform to work on, an island can double as a dining or breakfast bar, if need be. The island of this open kitchen does all that and segregates the cooking area from the living zone. Cabinets fit neatly beneath the island and high above the refrigerator and kitchen hood. A foam-green brick backsplash, black pendant lights and chandelier add bundles of personality to the well-lit space.Are These Best Kitchen Island Storage Ideas You’ve Ever Seen?
To define and segregate spaces in open-plan apartments, islands can be placed parallel to the counter to act as a visual screen while creating a space-saving dining area. Allow enough space around the island for comfortable movement.Looking to renovate your kitchen? Consult with kitchen designers near you
50 Be canny with cupboardsWhat happens above your fridge-freezer? It’s easy to pile boxes, vases, once-used juicers and more on top of this kitchen appliance, but it can look messy. So why not formalise this storage spot (and tidy it up) by fitting a closed cupboard above it?Unless you’re very tall, a small set of kitchen steps will encourage you to use it, too.Cupboard storage also fits beautifully beneath the island in this kitchen.