Cool Hunting || The Best Kitchen Islands

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I can’t believe that today marks two weeks that we’ve been in Austin.  I know I’m long overdue for a full update on our move and have been dropping hints on Instagram, but suffice it to say, for now, that we’re going to be designing our brand new kitchen from scratch!  While there’s an obvious upside to being able to do whatever you want, it feels more daunting than a renovation (like this one) where some of the  characteristics of the room are already defined for you. It’s like the dreaded open-ended writing prompt from high school in some ways.  One thing is non-negotiable, though: an over-sized island.  It feels like the best way to make the most of the space while still keeping it open to the living room.  After falling down rabbit hole after rabbit hole of inspiration.  Here are my current favorites: (Oh and please do share links to your faves in the comments! I must see all of the (kitchen) islands!)

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via Domino

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via Beacon Lighting

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via Architectural Digest

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via Dust Jacket Attic

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via My Domaine

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via Plain English Design

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via Home Adore

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via Style at Home

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via Dwell

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via In/Out Design Blog

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via Amber Interiors

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via The Life Creative

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via Jillian Harris

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via Honestly WTF

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  1. Loving the granite one. It’s something I’ve been looking into for my place.

    Xx, Fatima
    http://www.fatimasabri.com

  2. Katie H.

    06/23/2016

    I love them all. I am no help to you!

  3. Love the one by Dwell…islands are an essential for my kitchen xx

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