WITH SPACE COMES FUNCTION — A kitchen is ideally suited for a multipurpose island when all of the cooking and cleaning zones, as well as the appliances, can be located on the inside. The outside then becomes a comfortable place for meals, socializing, and
For two-cook kitchens or for universal design, which accounts for people with physical limitations or those who rely on a wheelchair, plan a passageway on all sides. Illustration showing the optimum walkway clearances for a kitchen island.
Is there room for an island in your kitchen remodel? How do you increase your counterspace in the RIGHT places so itll be useful? Or, do you need to implement universal design? See: The Thirty-One Kitchen Design Rules, Illustrated - Modern Kitchen