Tips for Kitchens with Central Island
If you have enough space to put them, the kitchens with central island become a very practical element in the kitchen while transforming it in a modern place thanks to the contemporary touches that they transmit.
But in order for the choice of the island of cooking to be the appropriate one and that it exploits to the maximum its potential, the ideal is to follow a series of tips for kitchens with central island.
Study space. The island must leave enough space to be able to circulate around it with amplitude. The ideal distance is one meter between the island and the rest of the furniture. This is why these types of accessories are only suitable for large kitchens.
Choose a practical model. The market offers a wide variety of cooking islands with various types of functionalities. Remember that the kitchen must be divided into three areas (storage, cleaning and cooking). If you go for a kitchen island, opt for one of these areas to be found in it.
Following the practicality of the island, take care of the height of this. The ideal height to eat in it is 90 cm. While if you will use it as a bar to make an American kitchen the perfect height is 110 cm. There are islands with adjustable feet, ideal for alternating functionalities.
There are islands with storage chests and space to put the legs, something ideal to turn the island into a meeting place. If you are going to choose your cooking island to be the cooking area, remember to choose a good cooker hood.
Watch the lighting. The working island must be perfectly clarified. You must receive enough light to make the area perfectly illuminated, taking care to avoid creating shady areas. The ideal is to have direct light on the island.
Take care of the materials. The most resistant and versatile cooking islands are made of stainless steel, aluminum or laminated. It avoids especially the wood, unless you can be applying oil almost constantly.