Kitchen Island Inspiration

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Make the most of open plan living in the heart of the home and create a focal point for family life with a kitchen island.

Practical and Pretty

2H8A1209An island is a fantastic multi-functioning addition that you should consider for your kitchen space. From food prepping and fine dining to casual cooking, the kitchen island offers flexibility for the whole family.

As well as being incredibly versatile, cleverly designed islands can incorporate smart storage solutions and integrated appliances too – whatever the shape and size of your kitchen.

 

 

 

Have Confidence with Colour

d807b79d-0b5b-46a7-b71f-55377a5e7b3eCreate a statement with your kitchen island by choosing a colour that contrasts with your cabinets or feature walls. Wren has an unbeatable colour collection, with nearly two thousand colours to choose from – from timeless neutrals to dramatic primaries – the options and opportunities are endless.

With that being said, specific colour schemes work particularly well together. Dark and dramatic tones paired with gold and copper profiles create a warm and welcoming glow. Whereas, crisp, bright whites and pops of pretty colour form a fun and vibrant feel.

 

 

Family Meeting Place

Screenshot 2020-03-04 at 12.21.18Modern-day living often brings about hectic schedules, making it hard to find time for formal family dinners. However, kitchens islands can provide the best of both worlds. During demanding weekdays, you can socialise with loved ones comfortably and casually and then on weekends, transform the island into a sophisticated dining space.

As well as this, the kitchen island can act as a study space and workstation too.

 

 

 

Smaller Spaces

2H8A0363Even in the most compact of kitchens, an island is a fantastic way to maximise space, as you can make it as multifunctional as possible by incorporating integrated appliances and smart storage solutions.

Wren offers a vast array of innovative storage to suit all lifestyles. From built-in wine racks and display shelves to mini larders and butcher blocks, there is a solution for all kitchen needs.

Expand your island functions further and include your appliances into the design too. Smart sinks, trendy taps and sleek induction hobs will make a massive difference to your finished room as well as saving space.

 

 

 

Adding Atmosphere

cameo_shaker_baltic_open_plan.Lighting is a crucial element of the kitchen – not just for carrying out routine kitchen tasks but for creating ambience and atmosphere too.

For an intimate dining space, install feature lighting above your island. This will provide a subtle ambient layer of light to the room as well as generating a warm and cosy atmosphere.

Alternatively, strip lighting – integrated underneath island worktops – creates a contemporary and stylish finish to modern kitchens.

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