Victorian House S. East London
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This kitchen island is ingenious. The transparent glass top keeps everything in view. The sliding drawers neatly hold piles of plates, napkins, bowls, and other accoutrements for laying the table.Read more:13 Top Kitchen Storage IdeasKitchens: 5 Biggest Problems SolvedTell us:Do you have tips for maximising storage in your kitchen? Share with us in Comments.
Think outside the kitchenAn island with storage doesn’t have to come from a kitchen manufacturer; in fact, going down the non-standard route can yield impressive results, as this repurposed drapery cabinet proves. Think creatively when you’re searching for vintage pieces– old school lab benches, tool benches and shop counters all tend to incorporate ready-made storage and can be fashioned to work as kitchen islands.
Add an element of surpriseIncluding a unique piece of furniture in your kitchen can make a big impact, and if it’s a vintage piece, it will have an even greater effect. This gorgeous cabinet provides plenty of storage, a useful island surface and creates a stunning focal point in the room.