Published at Thursday, June 28th 2018, 03:30:48 AM. Kitchen By Teresa Morelli. You’ll find that a rustic kitchen island is just the piece you’ve been looking for. Yes, even in a modern home, the worn edges and rough wood of a rustic kitchen island can make your space feel loved and lived in. Take a look at these 15 rustic kitchen islands to discover which style will work best for you.