Ask the Designer: How can I put an island at the centre of a kitchen redesign?

You’re dicing with disaster if you don’t get your kitchen plan right from the start, Deirdre Duffy of Dee Design Studio tells our reader

The most important thing to do when planning your kitchen is make sure you have enough space for an island


After many nudges, I have finally convinced my other half that the kitchen needs changing. We’re looking for some tips on where to start, especially when designing our island as we haven’t had one before?


Great kitchen design involves more than just the latest colour fad or making a work triangle; it takes careful spatial design that uses the individual flow of your kitchen, creating the ‘feel’ that you want using colours, textures ...