By Alphonsine Weber. Kitchen Sink. At Sunday, December 17th 2017, 15:08:43 PM.
Including an island in your kitchen renovation is a huge benefit in securing resale value. According to a recent survey, 70% of buyers want an island in their kitchen, and of those, 50% consider it a must-have item. There are many , from extra seating and food prep area to additional storage space. Since a kitchen island is a smart element in any kitchen design, we’ve assembled to browse through, from integrating appliances to utilizing the ceiling space above.
Now, here comes the best part: in case you got bored of the same-old, same-old stainless steel faucets and fixtures, here’s a trendy alternative: gold-toned fixtures and faucets with custom brass finish. They really stand out and create an interesting contrast without being too extravagant. You can neatly mix them with stainless steel appliances. Don’t be afraid, they work well together! After all, gold is chic and modern and combined with the right design elements, it make the most of your space.
A good rule of thumb is to allow for at least 36-48 inches between the perimeter of the island the surrounding cabinets so there’s enough room for people to move around. If you’re not sure what you want, look through our .