Kitchen Islands

San Diego, CA

How to Get Creative with Your Kitchen Island Design

The possibilities for designing a new island are endless. Getting an beautiful island remodel right means that you have a new focal point for your whole kitchen that can make a huge difference. Enjoy more kitchen space, extra storage, or even a whole new layout when you decide to upgrade from your current island.

More Storage Space

For those looking find more storage space, a well-designed island can serve as a versatile solution. Consider integrating kitchen cabinets, shelves, or a wine rack into your island design for additional storage.

Enhance Counter Space

Enhancing counter space surface area is one of the best kitchen island ideas and another easy upgrade from your existing countertop. With more surface area, you can significantly increase your food preparation area, making cooking more efficient and enjoyable.

A Social Kitchen Layout

If you prefer a more sociable kitchen atmosphere, consider incorporating additional seating for more bar stools. This can transform your kitchen from merely a place to cook into a social hub with enough space for family and friends. Our interior design department places emphasis on counter stools as well, making sure that they contribute to a gorgeous kitchen. Bring in your new island with a Sunday morning breakfast bar or a late-night cooking session.

Eco Minded Solutions can upgrade your existing island to more than just a stylish centerpiece—it’s a functional, multipurpose fixture that can be tailored to meet your needs and lifestyle.

Services Provided
  • Whole Home Remodel
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Landscape Contracting

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Customizing Your Island Countertop

When it comes to remodeling your kitchen island, you have a variety of materials to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a classic wood look or a modern stone finish, we have the perfect material for you. Our selection of materials includes granite, marble, quartz, and more, so you can find the perfect material to match your kitchen’s style.

Marble countertops are an elegant, luxurious option, adding a touch of sophistication to your kitchen island makeover. Its unique patterns and sleek surface make it a popular choice for those aiming for a high-end look. However, it’s worth noting that marble requires regular sealing and maintenance to avoid stains and scratches.

Butcher block countertop offers a classic, timeless appeal. They provide a sturdy, functional workspace to prepare food, making them excellent for avid cooks. Over time, their surface acquires a beautiful patina that adds to their charm.

For a rustic, eco-friendly design, consider reclaimed wood. This material not only adds warmth and texture to your kitchen but also boasts a unique history and character that new materials can’t replicate. The use of reclaimed wood can extend beyond your kitchen remodel and create a cohesive feel throughout your entire house.

If you’re interested in a modern, durable option, quartz is worth considering. It is resilient,non-porous, and available in various colors and patterns.

Additionally, you could opt for concrete for an industrial look, stainless steel for a sleek, professional kitchen vibe, or soapstone for its rich, dark color and smooth feel. Remember, each material has its strengths and weaknesses, so it’s essential to consider your lifestyle, budget, and design preferences when choosing your island countertop.

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