Kitchen islands are a great addition to your cooking space. They are a design feature that adds an air of elegance to the room. You can open up your kitchen and increase the functionality of the kitchen island by situating electric outlets on the island. Electrical codes may require an island outlet; so you should check with your electrician.
Kitchen Design & Remodeling Blog
If you are designing your new kitchen with an island sink, make sure you understand if you need a bow vent, or your kitchen may not pass inspection. I received this email the other day from homeowner:
When most people picture their dream kitchen, they might think of dark, sleek cabinetry or beautiful granite counters. Or maybe they salivate over the thought of stainless steel appliances and subway tile. Everyone has a different idea of how they want their kitchen to look - but most of these dreams include a kitchen island and with good reason. Kitchen islands add so much to a kitchen: more counter space, more storage, better flow, and visual interest.