The islands have proved to be the great favorites of contemporary kitchens, appearing in environments of different sizes and styles and with different materials. Before installing a kitchen island, however, it is necessary to think about a few factors to make a better design decision.

For a correct functioning, the kitchen needs to guarantee a good flow between the three main pieces of equipment – the sink, the refrigerator and the stove – so that the islands, as the independent structures that add to the kitchen layout are called, can enter as a support for some of this equipment, even containing them. Usually centered, ensuring free movement around them, islands usually have a workbench, from which equipment such as cabinets, tables and shelves can be derived.

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