Adding a kitchen island is a home and lifestyle improvement

The kitchen is perhaps the most important room in the home yet it is the only room that is not named by its function. You have a living room, dining room, family room, bedrooms, bathrooms, etc. So what is the function of the kitchen and how does it fit in to our daily lives?

For most of us, the kitchen is the heart of the home and where a lot of what we do every day happens. Aside from the activities associated with providing nourishment, it’s often the only place where busy families get to interact on a daily basis and when we entertain, there is no way to keep the main action out of the kitchen.

The vast majority of the kitchens built since the 70’s were designed to have a table for dining and other household activities at one end with a working kitchen at the other. However, the furniture and equipment required for the respective activities isn’t really compatible and typically both require space that they compete for at the expense of the other. There really has to be a better way to accommodate all of the activities that happen in the room that we call the kitchen.

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