Kitchen Islands / August 10, 2018 / Paloma Myrick.
This will ensure it's easy to grab exactly the knife you need while also keeping them high up out of the reach of your children. The intersection of luxury and performance is something rarely seen in the kitchen. Which is what motivated me to start Henrybuilt years ago.
Easy and accessible access to food storage and preparation areas are key to a successful kitchen redesign. The floor plan and space dictates much of what is possible. And you have to design with these constraints in mind.
For instance, the team at Blue Tea Kitchens likes to use hardware from German-engineered brands Blum and Hafele, because they find them both practical and durable. Be mindful of your current electrical and plumbing configurations when renovating.
The island counter is Purpleheart an exotic hardwood with a range by Dacor. The rear counter is sanded stainless steel. The stainless steel and timber island maximizes space with a secret hatch that opens to add extra surface area for food prep.