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Kitchen island ideas for modern living

Whether you need more cooking space or want to create a stylish centrepiece, explore our kitchen island ideas to get inspired.

Things to consider when designing your kitchen island

So, you and your builder agree that a kitchen island will make a great addition to your new kitchen. Next, it is important to consider how you want your island to look and function.

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Cabinets, doors and worktops

With a choice of cabinet options, door styles and worktops, you can design your island to complement the rest of your kitchen – or choose contrasting materials to create an eclectic look.

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Decorative accessories

Decorative accessories can create a more premium finish for your kitchen island, like tongue and groove end panels for heritage styling or thicker end panels to enhance a modern design. 

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Appliances

Your kitchen island can also house appliances, like a hob and extractor, or provide a place to do the dishes with a sink. Lighting may be required to ensure the area is well lit.

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Energy supply

Remember to ask your builder about installing energy supply to your kitchen island to power or plumb your functional features.

Four top kitchen island ideas

Here are a few of our favourite kitchen island designs to inspire you when you are designing your own kitchen island.

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Inspiration on every page

Our brochures are packed with ideas and product information to get your project off to the right start.