11. Big and Square
With a big and square center island like this, you have a lot of options. The inclusion of bookshelves for cookbooks, we think, is a great choice.
12. Framing and Flexibility
With a rack for pots and pans hanging overhead, the center island really helps to define the kitchen within this open-concept space. The inclusion of a floating island to the side is just smart.
13. The Dual Island Effect
If you really want a kitchen that’s conducive to entertaining while the cook is at work, then the dual island might be the perfect choice for you.
14. Two Sides for Seating
Another thing you might consider if you want a kitchen that’s good for entertaining is a center island like this, which features room for seating along two sides.
15. Thinking Outside the Box
There’s more that you can do with a kitchen island than many people realize. Just check out the floating cabinets here, which really create a unique look for this luxury kitchen space.