Pinterest: the most beautiful open kitchens with island
The central island has become the star of the open kitchen. Practical and modern, it allows to create an additional workspace while offering a view of the rest of the living rooms. Decrypting this trend with photos taken from Pinterest ...
Opening his kitchen to the living room and dining room has become trendy. The secret of this new form of development is the central island, a user-friendly element that expands and optimizes your open kitchen. It comes in several styles and sizes. Côté Maison has sorted out and offers 6 open kitchens with central island unearthed on Pinterest.
1. A central island to enlarge your open kitchen
If you are aware of the potential of your central island, you can choose to put it forward. In this open kitchen, for example, low furniture placed against the wall are open while the island adopts a compact style with hidden storage. A detail that allows to focus on this modern element.
The central island of an open kitchen is not only an excuse to open the kitchen on the other spaces of the house, it is also a way to enlarge it ... When you have a kitchen not very functional, the The central island solution allows you to optimize it by providing more storage space.
Photo via Pinterest by Dustjacket-attic.
2. A central island to create a bar area in the open kitchen
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Sometimes your dining room does not allow you to invite all your friends and yet you like to receive. Do not panic ! You just have to create a bar area on your central island. A clever layout to nibble some extra places. In addition, you will be with your guests while you cook, it's pretty cool, right?
Even if the bar fits perfectly into a large living room, it is also a space saving solution for small spaces.
Photo via Pinterest by The Design Chaser.
3. A central island of mind recovered for your kitchen
If your budget does not allow you to offer a central island, you can also choose to retrieve one of your furniture, provided of course that all fits ... In the photo, the white kitchen hosts a central island composed of an old chopping block left in its juice ... it brings more cachet and fulfills very well its function.
The old log is now a second life in this open kitchen. A redesigned element, ideal if you like the style reclaimed. But the little plus lies in the practical side of it. Indeed, with its wheels, the island can be moved easily to fit your desires.
Photo via Pinterest by Martha Stewart.
4. A central island adapted to the size of your open kitchen
Finding your central island is not easy, but it's even more difficult if you choose to integrate it in a small kitchen ... Two solutions are available to you: either you choose to opt for the solution tailor-made, often expensive. Either you decide to choose a simple piece of furniture that can serve as a central island.
This more economical solution should not be taken lightly ... To optimize the layout and space of your open kitchen, give yourself a piece of furniture that does not overload the room. Small advice, do not hesitate to arrange a space to store the stools under the central island, so they do not obstruct the passage.
Photo via Pinterest by Hauswitch.
5. Make the center island for your open kitchen
With the fashion of "do it yourself", you can also decide to manufacture your own central island. In this way, you register directly in the trend and in addition you get an original decorative element. A simple way to compose an atypical cuisine.
To help you get started, Côté Maison has chosen to focus on this open kitchen. Here, the central island made from repainted wooden pallets, naturally develops a dining area. A solution that is simple, effective and clever ...
Photo via Pinterest by Studiomama. Also find a House Side article that offers 18 ideas for recycling wooden pallets.
6. A central island to modernize your open kitchen
The island is an element both practical and decorative, so it is important to choose it to highlight its open kitchen. In addition, knowing that it is a central layout, it directly attracts the eye. A detail that proves that it is important not to neglect it. Highlight it as in this kitchen where the central island is decorated with a superb artistic suspension.
Decorative yes, but not that! The central island is also the charm of your kitchen, the modern element that marks your style. If you have an old kitchen do not hesitate to modernize with contemporary elements, such as a central island design.
Photo via Pinterest by Martin Tessler.