Published at Saturday, July 28th 2018, 02:02:26 AM. Kitchen. By Hanz Krause.
The kitchen is an odd room. It’s a space originally designed for cooking but, with time, it has also become a social space where friends and families spend time together, where they chat while someone is making dinner or where they simply gather to socialize. But a kitchen needs to be, first of all, functional. It’s a space where style comes second but, nevertheless, doesn’t have to be ignored. It’s a space where everything has to be perfectly balanced.
This concept can become a good choice as the island gives you a multifunctional purpose of a dining, preparation and sitting area without having to invest or waste any more space. There’s no kitchen without a kitchen island, even if you think that such a piece isn’t for a small kitchen, you are wrong. Kitchen islands are super functional: these are cooking, washing, peeling and storage pieces; they can accommodate lots of appliances, tableware, dishes, pet food and bowls, books and magazines.
Moreover, your kitchen island can do even more! Today we are discussing one more cool kitchen island function: kitchen islands that double as a dining table, or just have a dining or seating area. If you have a big kitchen island, if it’s built up of several rectangles, you may place a seating or dining area right inside it, it will be a very cozy and comfy eating corner or breakfast corner. Of course, it works only if your kitchen is big enough and you have enough space for such a big kitchen island.
This midcentury modern kitchen is also open onto the living room. It has a simple and very cohesive décor with furniture made of wood and featuring similar characteristics throughout. The fact that it’s part of a set makes the kitchen seem uniform and simple. The wood adds elegant and warmth to the décor and the color matches the design of the living room.