Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. I was recently being shown around a new apartment in a 57th Street tower overlooking Central Park and found myself drawn, as if by sheer gravitational pull, to the enormous […]

If the kitchen is the main hub of your house where everyone gathers to cook, eat, chat, and even do some work or watch television, then the kitchen island is the heart of that hub. Your kitchen island should not only be beautiful, but it should be functional as well. […]

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Material: Steel, polyester powder-coated | Design: Three tiers, movable middle shelf, leveling (non-locking) wheels | Size: 13.75” x 17.75” x 30.75” The multipurpose Råskog takes the “best overall” blue ribbon for its endless versatility. “It’s the Ikea cart that’s doing the most in small-space kitchens across New York City,” explains […]

Comment on this storyComment If you feel like you’ve been seeing a lot of curvy kitchens on social media lately, you’re not imagining things. Architects and kitchen designers are turning to softer edges on countertops and islands, in backsplashes and even on cabinet doors to dress up the cold white […]

Photo: istock.com Q: My current kitchen doesn’t have an island, and I’d really like to incorporate one. I’m pretty handy, but I’m not sure if I have the skills to DIY this type of project. Is it cheaper to buy or build a kitchen island?  A: Islands are a valuable […]

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For our latest lookbook, we spotlight eight contemporary kitchens that centre on islands with waterfall countertops made from concrete, stone and chunky terrazzo. As its name suggests, a waterfall edge is a style of kitchen island or cabinet where the countertop appears to flow seamlessly from the surface to the […]