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The kitchen island is an incredible piece of furniture that can be individually designed in a variety of ways. Kitchen islands with seating are particularly beautiful because they are great transition pieces and give the space around them a very warm and inviting touch. As mentioned earlier, customization is key and there are many cool ways to do it. Check out some of our favorite designs below. This is an open plan kitchen, dining room and living area designed by Whiting Architects as part of a renovation project in Melbourne, Australia. As you can see, the kitchen has a long island with a built-in sink and a large food preparation area. A quirky range of stools gives the design a cozy touch and can be conveniently stored under the island when not in use. Your eyes don't deceive you, this island is really swimming.
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It is something that Diego Revollo Arquitetura studio designed for an apartment in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The island is 4.5 meters long and hung from black metal supports at both ends. With this unusual design solution, the entire kitchen floor remained visible, which makes cleaning easier and offers more flexibility overall, as the chairs can be easily pulled in and out from all sides. This kitchen island is definitely huge. It had to be big enough to house a big family. The island is large and curved in shape with a cluster of floating stools branching around the edge. The stools were specially designed for this island. For this beautiful kitchen studio, Reed Design Group chose a kitchen island with seating on two sides as well as plenty of preparation space and integrated storage space. The wooden surface separates the bar from the rest of the island and gives the design a warm touch.
The bar stools have a similar effect. This kitchen, designed by Sarai Barr Nea Gibeon, also has a large island that functions as a high table with elegant bar stools. The stools can fit under the island to save space so that the island can be used as a preparation room. The fact that the chairs have very thin and slim frames really helps to maintain an airy and spacious feeling throughout the kitchen. In this case, the kitchen island is mainly used for cooking and preparing, but also has a small area that can be used as a table / bar. This section contrasts with the rest of the island and serves as a kind of fortification. When Studio Arthur Casas designed this impressive residence in Rio de Janeiro, they opted for a modern style that is characterized by minimalism. One of the most impressive pieces of furniture is this versatile island, on which an entire table extends seamlessly to the side.
The architectural firm smlxl has combined the kitchen island and the dining table as part of a renovation project that was carried out in the Czech Republic. The island part is white and higher than the island and the transition between the two is very natural and organic. This kitchen island with seating has a great design that fits perfectly with this beach house. The design is modern and has a nice touch of Nordic style. The top of the island matches the kitchen counter, as does the body, which has a pastel blue finish and a white linear frame.