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Designing a kitchen island with seating is easy using our ideas and inspiration. Turn your kitchen space into one that''ll find that most kitchen island units now come with seating anyway, which is oh so practical, and, one of the top perks of a kitchen island unit. Make sure it''t miss the 1 last update 2020/07/03 our kitchen island ideas page to ensure your seating works with this important element.

1. Enhance space with a floating effect

Designing a kitchen island with seating is easy using our ideas and inspiration. Turn your kitchen space into one that''ll find that most kitchen island units now come with seating anyway, which is oh so practical, and, one of the top perks of a kitchen island unit. Make sure it''t miss our kitchen island ideas page to ensure your seating works with this important element.

1. Enhance space with a floating effect

Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for Clever design details can elevate inexpensive cabinetry to designer status. Here, barely-there chrome legs create the illusion of a contemporary cantilevered dining space – without the costly structural engineering of the real deal. Caple’s Darga kitchen in white, costs from £6,200.

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2. Go for comfort with banquette style kitchen island seating

Banquette seating offers the cosy intimacy of your favourite diner, at home. It’s also a great space-saving solution on a kitchen island unit, as fitted seating requires less floor space than freestanding. This elegant bespoke banquette (also seen top), upholstered in luxurious leather, is by Humphrey Munson.

(Image credit: Humphrey Munson)

3. Colour match your kitchen island seating for a cohesive scheme

Brightly coloured bar stools can play a vital role when colour co-ordinating your kitchen. We love how the zesty lemon hues of these Ernest bar stools work with that stunning mural and the statement light shade.

If you love this kitchen, head over to our colourful kitchen design ideas

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4. Island seating for small kitchens

Squeezed for space in a small or narrow? All you need is a small overhang and a couple of simple wooden stools to create the perfect resting point for your morning coffee. 

If you are after more inspiration on how to make the most of a small kitchen, check out these beautiful small kitchen design ideas

Tulipwood Shutters from The New England Shutter Company

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5. Double up your kitchen island dining options

Cover all the bases with an island that boasts bar style seating at one end, and a lower dining level at the other. This dynamic island from Davonport’s Soho range features a stunning mix of materials including sandblasted ash, industrial concrete and hand-stitched fabric panels. 

Kitchen by Davonport

(Image credit: Davonport)

6. Contrast your bar stools with the rest of the kitchen

Designer bar stools can instantly take a classic kitchen in a fresh modern direction. Here, the unexpected combo of manmade polycarbonate and natural timber is seriously covetable. It could work the other way round too, say industrial style, rustic bar stools in a contemporary kitchen

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