Published at Tuesday, May 01st 2018, 20:19:18 PM. Kitchen Islands. By Abelone Christiansen.
If extra seating is your goal when it comes to adding an island to your kitchen, then it is important to know how to choose the right stools for your space.
Elegant, neutral colors, like black and creme-colored whites, are very reflective of a kitchen that is designed with a Paris influence in mind. On the other hand, bold colors and brightly tiled surfaces are a trademark of French country kitchens.
Consider a stationary kitchen island if you are seeking a moderately sized design that can be moved to accommodate a new kitchen design or appliance. Stationary kitchen islands are the ideal option for a homeowner who is seeking a bit of extra space without a permanent commitment.
First, consider these questions: How many seats are you seeking? How high is the bar? What type of seats would fit your kitchen style? Once you have determined the design of your kitchen island, you can then begin planning for a bar space and the stools that will most appropriately fit.