By Manuela ARAYA. Kitchen Island. Published at Thursday, February 01st, 2018 - 13:05:01 PM.
The kitchen is one room where you can’t afford to have poor lighting. It’s not only a matter of design and atmosphere, but also safety when it comes to handling sharp knives and other kitchen tools. Plus, the more light you have in the room, the better you can show off your design elements.
But the shape and the design are elements that always differ. What’s important for a kitchen island with seating is to be a perfect combination of functionality and versatility. This means it needs to have built-in storage spaces, to fit into the room properly, even when it’s expanded and to allow you to use for a variety of activities, such as prepping, having breakfast, working, etc.
Regardless of your kitchen’s size or layout (L-shaped, galley, U-shaped or island), the sum of all the legs in a work triangle should not be less than 10 feet or greater than 25 feet. If the work triangle is too small, people will be tripping over each other; if it’s too large, food preparation could be a tiring task.
Looking at this island one could easily mistake it for a modern sculpture. It’s simple and defined by clean lines and angles and it was custom designed for this particular space. You can tell that by the way it perfectly aligns with the oblique line of the window. The island was designed by Project A01 Architects for a residence in Freudorf, Austria.
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