Kitchen Islands have become very popular recently. Its the feature that everybody wants if they’re designing a brand new kitchen or renovating an existing one. It is easy to understand why. Workspace is often at a premium in the kitchen and adding a kitchen island will add a terrific space for food preparation.
A kitchen island can also be great for additional storage space under the benchtops. But what can you do if your kitchen is just not big enough for one of those huge kitchen islands that you may see in the magazines, that have benchtops, drawers, sinks and even built in appliances.
Even the smaller kitchen can have a stylish kitchen island. Actually they are available in a number of different styles and sizes and if you use your creativity, there is no limit to what you could fit in even a tiny space. For the smaller or even tiny kitchen, there are a couple of options.
One option is to choose a kitchen island in the form of a table. Instead of the island being built into the kitchen, it is possible to have a portable kitchen island on wheels. The kitchen island on wheels can be rolled into position in the kitchen and then the wheels locked into place. Although you may think that a portable version will not be so useful, they still have a good sized workspace and even can include drawers for storage space. They can come in a wood finish or a more modern stainless steel finish to match your decor.
Similar to a table but slightly different is the cart option. Carts tend to be smaller than the tables and often have the top surface that can be used for working and then a couple of shelves. Carts are the answer if you have very limited space and need just a little extra workspace. Carts can also be put away easily and do not take up much room.