Collection by Erika Heet

Super Cool Kitchen Islands


A delicious slab of white Carrara marble, a couple of planks of plywood, and 20,000 Legos: These are among the inventive materials used for some of our favorite kitchen islands from the pages of Dwell.

Eye-catching tiled splashback from Popham Design.
Though the kitchen fits in with its period surroundings, a few tweaks keep it current.
Bernstein specified sequenced walnut veneers in the kitchen and dining area and counters from Caesarstone.
Kitchen area with indoor/outdoor eating. Custom hickory cabinets by Platform Workshop.
Kitchen with custom tile inlay. Custom hickory cabinets by Platform Workshop.
In the kitchen proper, Freeman fixes a snack while son Eli plays on the counter, one of his favorite spots in the...
The kitchen is beautifully textured and veined thanks to white Carrara marble countertops installed by New Marble...
The idea for Simon Pillard and Philippe Rossetti’s Lego kitchen island in Paris sprouted when Pillard put 500 blocks...
Opening onto the open-plan living and dining rooms, the aluminum Bulthaup System 20 kitchen with its nine-foot-long...
Ikea cabinets were combined with durable work surfaces and personal touches like a chalkboard wall.
The kitchen has open storage and cabinets and an island made of plywood.
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