Tag Archive: kitchen island design ideas

The Buzz on Kitchen Island Electrical Outlets

Posted on July 20, 2018

When it comes to island design, most think of cabinetry, countertops, seating. These things are important, but there’s another little detail that is often overlooked.  It’s a must-have and it’s probably not what you think… It’s your island outlets. According to Normandy Designer Jennifer Cross, AKBD, here’s why you need them and where to put… more

A Traditional Kitchen Design for an On-The-Go Family

Posted on October 11, 2016

Kitchen remodels are not always completed for the avid chef or entertainer. In fact, many times, it’s for on-the-go, busy families looking for a functional space. In this case, an on-the-go family with two high school-aged children needed to streamline their disjointed kitchen. Overall, they were looking for traditional-inspired space that allowed for homework and… more

The Right Way to Incorporate an Island in your Kitchen Remodel

Posted on September 27, 2016

When completing a kitchen remodel, a common request is for an island. Although high in demand, there are a few key items to consider before incorporating one into your space. Here are some tips from Normandy Designer Karen Chanan as to whether an island will enhance or inhibit your kitchen. “Many homeowners have their heart… more

Double Island Kitchen Design Ideas

Posted on October 10, 2013

Incorporating double islands in a kitchen is a great way to achieve multiple goals.  In this case, the homeowners were big on entertaining guests, and having two islands made the kitchen more of a gathering space. “When space allows, double islands are a good way to maximize traffic flow without sacrificing storage,” says Normandy Designer Ann Stockard. … more