Photo courtesy Gardner/Fox Associates, Inc. 
Photo courtesy Gardner/Fox Associates, Inc. 

The island, in homes that have one, is considered to be the heart of the kitchen. As such, your clients may want to design this feature to display their personality as well as give life to the room.

Yanic Semard gives ten ways to dress up a kitchen island, including adding molding, which can add value to the home in the long-run:

Another way to achieve a furniture-like appearance is to embellish the island’s faces and corners with molding. This provides a sense of elegance that’s essential to transitional kitchens (one of the most sought-after styles). It’s a good long-term investment since the stately look will likely stay in demand.

For more information on dressing up a kitchen island, head over to HOUZZ. Also, check out the images below:

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