Let’s take a closer look at the overall functionality of your kitchen layout.
Counter space - What will the counter space be used for? The proportions of the kitchen island may differ between the different uses of the counter space.
Storage - When designing your kitchen layout, you should take into consideration the desired storage space. Do you want a side dedicated to storage and cabinets?
Food preparation - It’s important to look at how the kitchen island layout effectiveness contributes to your desired kitchen layout. For example, a kitchen work triangle is where the sink, stove, and refrigerator form a triangle in the kitchen. Consider how your kitchen island may fit into your kitchen work triangle.
Kitchen island with seating - Think about how you would like the seating set up. You can have one side dedicated to seating, two sides dedicated to seating, or all-around seating!