Five Dreamy Kitchen Islands

Five Dreamy Kitchen Islands

April 29, 2014

Are you dreaming of the islands? Warm sand, or maybe shades of azure as far as the eye can see? Sure, the beach is beautiful and palm trees are pleasing. But I’m talking about the kind of island you can enjoy every day, year-round right in your kitchen!

At Marble and Granite Inc., we’re always dreaming of islands…and vanities, and showers, and floors! But speaking of breathtaking islands, here are a few that we think are especially eye-catching.

Barroca Soapstone Island

Kitchen by Jewett Farms + Company; photo via Houzz

This 40-square-foot walnut kitchen island by Jewett Farms + Company is topped with gorgeous Barroca Soapstone. Not only does it offer an amazingly expansive area for work, play, or whatever, it also holds a recycling center, spice pullouts, a prep sink, bookshelves, and a laptop area.

Kitchen by Dawn Willis

Kitchen by Dawn Willis, AKBD; photo via Houzz

Sexy island curves show a softer side to this contemporary kitchen designed by Dawn Willis, AKBD with Great Spaces, Inc. Beautiful neutral beige, the natural stone top calls to mind the feel of warm sandy beaches and offers a welcoming space for family and friends to gather.

Island in Azul Aran

Kitchen by LDa Architects; photo via Houzz

This sleek and modern kitchen by LDa Architects features an island topped in Azul Aran granite. It’s a great example of how a traditional material like granite can be combined with minimally designed cabinets, fixtures, and furniture for a look that’s as beautiful as a postcard photo.

Island by Howell Custom Building Group

Kitchen Renovation by Howell Custom Building Group; photo via Houzz

Howell Custom Building Group replaced this kitchen’s original rectangular island with a curved one featuring a large granite island. This not only improved traffic flow, but it made the island a more inviting place to sit and stay a while.

Kitchen by Pinemar, Inc.

Kitchen by Pinemar, Inc.; photo by John Bessler via Houzz

Tone on tone Bianco Statuario marble and white cabinetry create a cool and fresh look in the kitchen of this Nantucket summer home created by Pinemar, Inc. The 3-cm. honed countertop features an ogee edge offers all the breezy beauty of the beach indoors.

Hoping to make your dream kitchen island a reality? Check out our complete inventory online or visit one of our two showroom locations to see how natural stone can improve your scenery, making every day feel like a vacation getaway!


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