By keane. Kitchen Islands. Published at Tuesday, May 08th, 2018 - 03:44:40 AM.
Don`t be afraid to have just a working island and no seats. If you have ample seating adjacent to the kitchen space, then perhaps a working island with great targeted storage is a better option. Don`t force the seating aspect if you do not have ample room for people to pass by comfortably. Hint: If you can, mock up the island in the proposed space and "live" with it for awhile to see how well it works...or doesn`t. Islands can be a focal point of style in a kitchen as well as a gathering spot for friends and family.
But remember, large islands aren`t the best option, as they have a center that`s very difficult to reach and result in wasted space. An island that measures 8 ft. in length by 5 ft. in width is optimal for most. Nowadays, it can be difficult to find the time to get the whole family together. Here`s where the island shines. Children can do their homework while mom and dad prepare dinner while also answering emails, or researching help for the kid`s assignment. The bottom line is that everyone comes together and socializes, like it or not.
Put simply, if you want the very best in kitchen furniture a John Boos kitchen island represents something very special indeed. Using quality materials and superb design, plus high standards of craftsmanship on all products, John Boos offers a superb selection of top of the range kitchen furniture that is absolutely second to none.
The normal counter top height of the lower cabinets, including the island is 36. One approach is to install a raised bar area along the living area length of the island. The standard bar height is 42 , making it 6 above the level of the island counter top. Seating required standard bar stools with a seating height of 30. Minimum bar overhang is 12.
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