If your kitchen is large enough to fit an island, make extra use of the space by picking one with drawers, shelves, and cabinets. Another idea: opt for an island with space for chairs so that it doubles as a kitchen table. Photo courtesy of Elle Decor
Style of X front cabinets. If we go back to the original layout (take out china cab) we could flank the sink like this with these glass front X cabs. Then the small uppers next to the range with the small X inset.