Kitchen islands are very popular. A kitchen floor plan with island cabinetry will often utilize the floor space most efficiently. There are clearance guidelines that should be considered before committing to an island set up. This article and video will work through guidelines for kitchen islands. If you are still unsure as to whether or not an island would be an appropriate use of your kitchen floor plan space, invite the Kitchen Gallery over to your home and we can offer you an opinion.
-- Ease pass walking 36 inches from edge of countertop to fixed obstruction (like a wall or other cabinetry)
-- Walk pass 44 inches from edge of countertop to fixed obstruction
-- When using seating, 30 inches is appropriate for each seat
The video below further explains the above guideline summary...