Having a island in your kitchen is as useful as it is nice to look at at! You automatically have more counter space to work with and prep food on. Also, if you take the extra step of adding organized and ample storage beneath the island, you will have tons of extra storing space at your disposal for pots, pans, plates etc. Check out this lovely list of fifteen beautiful, kitchen islands with storage!
This is a unique, round kitchen island design. As you can see, they placed cabinets and drawers all the way around this island, making for maximum storage capacity. No one wants to run out of space in the kitchen!
This extremely modern take on a kitchen island was designed to look like a big slab of glossy marble. Not only that, but they incorporated their oven and trash bins into this mass of counter. Talk about using their space wisely!
This is a very functional design for someone who could use a little extra counter space, without sacrificing much floor space. This skinnier kitchen island gives you an extra surface to prep on, and a prep sink as well to rinse your hands or dishes.
Here’s another modern kitchen island that makes the most out of its size and shape. Complete with a prep sink, a large counter space, an electric stove and don’t forget the massive extra drawers for optimal storing capabilities.
If you have the extra space for an island, why not go for it? These homeowners placed a huge island in their kitchen area, complete with a stove and really useful large, drawers for storing kitchen tools and utensils.
When you have a big kitchen like this, you can certainly splurge on design! The kitchen island features extra storage that has glass on the door and labels. Labeling is one way to ensure that you know what’s inside and where you kept your utensils and the glass on each door is an added bonus. You can really navigate your kitchen well if you’re this organized!
A dishwasher, a stove, and sink and it’s in the shape of an L. Could it get any better than this? You have everything you need just a step away from you- toss your dirty dishes in the dishwasher, rinse your hands, get the pot of soup on the stove cooking, and then go have yourself a cup of tea while you check your inbox!
Dark wood and stainless steel is just a match made in heaven! This kitchen island features an awesome spacious wine cooler, and the granite counter top also allows more space for prepping and cooking as well, right next to the stove.
A wider design of island is pictured above, this is very practical for the homeowner who likes to host a lot of gatherings for their friends and family. There’s plenty of space to prep, while the double ovens can have a ton of food cooking in them all at one time.
If you are a wine lover who is planning on bringing a kitchen island into your home, consider making it a place for storing wine as well! As you can see, you can create a ton of storage space for wine just by dedicating one side of the island to organizing it. This lattice style layout will hold a TON, along with extra cabinets along the other sides to store glasses, dish soap etc.
This is a very different take on a kitchen island. Instead of using the typical granite or marble counter top, they used a blue glass. Which adds a lot of depth and a pop of bright, fresh color to the room. Paired with the super light wood finish, this whole room is definitely a winner. We also love that there is a place for all of your cookbooks to be stored on one of the sides of this island!
Drawers, anyone? This kitchen island has twelve drawers to store whatever you need just on ONE side. It also features a very large slab of marble as a counter top, ideal for prepping food and getting dinner ready for your family.
This kitchen island was designed basically with wine storage first and foremost in mind. If you are a collector of different wines, this is the design for you! They even had it made with refrigerating capabilities.
When you have a small kitchen space, a small yet practical kitchen island is called for and could be useful for the extra storing space it offers. This is a reinvented cabinet/dresser. They have room to prep food and plenty of extra room to store their glasses, plates and other kitchen tools!
Being organized is a must in every kitchen. Nothings worse than not being able to find what you need or feeling cramped. Try out one of these kitchen island designs in your home!