90 Different Kitchen Island Ideas and Designs (Photos)

This is the ultimate kitchen island design ideas gallery showcasing 90 truly awesome but different kitchens island styles. Below our gallery showcasing our favorite islands, we have an extensive article setting out the many different types of kitchen islands followed by example photos.
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An L-shaped kitchen island with an extended lower-tiered wooden countertop for breakfast area also offers storage for wines as well as a sink area. A trio of oversize pendant lighting creates a focal point in this modern kitchen.

An L-shaped kitchen island with an extended lower-tiered wooden countertop for breakfast area also offers storage for wines as well as a sink area. A trio of oversize pendant lighting creates a focal point in this modern kitchen.

Designed by Poggenpohl Wigmore Kitchens

A kitchen island with legs carved out of a tree trunk adds a rustic touch to a kitchen interspersed with stone brick walls.

A kitchen island with legs carved out of a tree trunk adds a rustic touch to a kitchen interspersed with stone brick walls.

Designed by Treyone

The two-tiered kitchen island's wooden countertop for breakfast area injects a jolt of visual warmth to this crisp white kitchen.

The two-tiered kitchen island’s wooden countertop for breakfast area injects a jolt of visual warmth to this crisp white kitchen.

Designed by Paul Craig Photography

This Industrial-style kitchen features exposed brick walls, oversized drum pendant lighting, and a large kitchen island with black countertop and wooden drawer cabinetry.


This Industrial-style kitchen features exposed brick walls, oversized drum pendant lighting, and a large kitchen island with black countertop and wooden drawer cabinetry.

Designed by The Last Inch

This gorgeous kitchen offers plenty of focal points from the wooden and steel beams to the green barn-style sliding cabinet door. It also features the long kitchen island with wooden pallets and steel legs that matches both the line of vintage pendant lighting above and the wooden flooring underneath.

This gorgeous kitchen offers plenty of focal points from the wooden and steel beams to the green barn-style sliding cabinet door. It also features the long kitchen island with wooden pallets and steel legs that matches both the line of vintage pendant lighting above and the wooden flooring underneath.

Designed by Esq Design

A trio of pendant lights direct attention to the white kitchen island underneath. The island has cabinetry on both sides and a carved space for storing the bar stools underneath.

A trio of pendant lights direct attention to the white kitchen island underneath. The island has cabinetry on both sides and a carved space for storing the bar stools underneath.

Designed by Sustainable Kitchens

This single wall Industrial-style kitchen with skylight, fluorescent lighting, exposed brick walls, stainless steel countertop, and wooden cabinetry features double kitchen islands and a two-tiered island.

This single wall Industrial-style kitchen with skylight, fluorescent lighting, exposed brick walls, stainless steel countertop, and wooden cabinetry features double kitchen islands and a two-tiered island.

Designed by studio PPARK

This trendy kitchen with handsome wooden cabinetry features glass cabinet doors and a dark-toned kitchen island with steel countertop.


This trendy kitchen with handsome wooden cabinetry features glass cabinet doors and a dark-toned kitchen island with steel countertop.

Designed by Royalty Construction

The orange pendant lighting above the kitchen island looks like a rising sun. The wooden cabinetry also has ambient lighting to feature its tile backsplash.

The orange pendant lighting above the kitchen island looks like a rising sun. The wooden cabinetry also has ambient lighting to feature its tile backsplash.

Designed by Melocco and Moore Architects

Large fluorescent lighting directs attention to the L-shaped two-tiered kitchen island with a polished custom-shaped wooden block for its breakfast counter.

Large fluorescent lighting directs attention to the L-shaped two-tiered kitchen island with a polished custom-shaped wooden block for its breakfast counter.

Designed by Bespoke Woodwork

This luxurious galley kitchen features an overlooking view of the city skyline as well as a glimmering backsplash over the sink and a black kitchen island that serves as a cooking area, breakfast counter, and extra storage space.

This luxurious galley kitchen features an overlooking view of the city skyline as well as a glimmering backsplash over the sink and a black kitchen island that serves as a cooking area, breakfast counter, and extra storage space.

Designed by Earth Elements Design Center

This simple kitchen features an inviting view of the green outdoors framed by its wooden windows and a kitchen island with a gray countertop that serves as a breakfast counter and a cooking area.


This simple kitchen features an inviting view of the green outdoors framed by its wooden windows and a kitchen island with a gray countertop that serves as a breakfast counter and a cooking area.

Designed by Poggenpohl Atlanta

This kitchen has beam ceilings and stylish lighting above the modern L-shaped kitchen island. The white part of the island's countertop serves as a working area for washing while the wooden part serves as the breakfast counter.

This kitchen has beam ceilings and stylish lighting above the modern L-shaped kitchen island. The white part of the island’s countertop serves as a working area for washing while the wooden part serves as the breakfast counter.

Designed by 42 North – Architecture + Design

A wooden kitchen island with sink and breakfast counter makes the all-white kitchen look warm and cozy.

A wooden kitchen island with sink and breakfast counter makes the all-white kitchen look warm and cozy.

Designed by Vicente Burin Architects

A dark kitchen island with black marble countertop and a dark-toned wooden base injects a jolt of visual warmth to the crisp whiteness of the kitchen with stainless steel backsplash and glass cabinet doors.

A dark kitchen island with black marble countertop and a dark-toned wooden base injects a jolt of visual warmth to the crisp whiteness of the kitchen with stainless steel backsplash and glass cabinet doors.

Designed by Urban Development Inc

Gray kitchen island base with marble surface in white kitchen

Gray kitchen island base with marble surface in the white kitchen.








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