How to make the island into a small kitchen
• How to make the island into a small kitchen
The island can even be placed on a very small kitchen.
Island - is a multifunctional table, which is located in the center of the kitchen to the hostess was convenient to move in the "triangle": refrigerator-sink-spot cooking. Often the owners of small kitchens dream of this piece of furniture, but it is thought that this is a luxury for a small area. However, not all so hopeless - there are several ways to successfully enter the island, even in a small space.
The kitchen with island moved to the homes of the restaurant business. In places catering tables do with the approach on both sides, because there are few chefs working simultaneously. The idea is that well-chosen island can replace a part or even the whole kitchen. Of course, the island - this is not the most essential piece of furniture, but its presence makes it possible to raise the level of comfort and cuisine functionality, increase the work surface and storage space. In addition, a kitchen with an island looks very stylish and modern. To put this piece of furniture in a small space, it is worth considering some nuances.
An island with storage space for various kitchen utensils and other things.
In the small kitchen island must have cabinets or drawers. So you can get not only another work surface, but also additional space for storing utensils, cutlery, textiles, containers and other kitchen utensils. Incidentally, it is desirable that the island fully repeating the outlines of the room: the square - the square in the kitchen, and a rectangle - in the elongated room.
In order to optimize the space in a small kitchen, you can join an island and breakfast bar.
The island can play the role of the bar. Then it will not be just an extra tabletop, but also a cozy place for a morning or evening snack.
3. Island with built-in sink or cooking surface
An island with cooktop in a small kitchen.
To save space in the kitchen, can be incorporated into the island structure hob or oven, a sink or a small-sized household appliances (a refrigerator, a freezer or a dishwasher).
4. Island transformer
The kitchen island, which is transformed into a dining table.
If the kitchen and throughout the apartment is not enough space for the dining room should buy an island-transformer. Then this piece of furniture can be quickly and easily converted into a dining table.
5. The Invisible Island
Built-in kitchen island.
A small island can be a part of the kitchen units. But sliding system on wheels can be rolled out to the middle of the kitchen at any time to increase the working area. By the way, these structures help to optimize the small space and can "zoom in" the kitchen several times.