Smart kitchen island measurements: If your kitchen is less than 8 feet wide and 12 feet long, don't even think about an island. You need 36 inches between the island's perimeter and cabinetry. For two cooks, you'll want an island at least 4 feet long and a little more than 2 feet deep. | Photo: Mark Luthringer | thisoldhouse.com
White and black kitchen features a pair of iron cage lanterns illuminating a white kitchen island fitted with plenty of drawers topped with white quartzite placed directly in front of a secondary kitchen island.