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Style tip #1 – Why everyone deserves an Island ...

Published: 04/04/2019

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 To bring you a selection of their top style tips

Why everyone deserves an island.

We've spoken to Juliette Hopkins, the Design Director at Fleur Homes to see why an island makes a happy home...

If you’re designing a new kitchen - or refreshing an old one - Juliette’s advice is to include an island if space and budget allows. Wherever possible, Fleur Homes always include a kitchen island with hob – plus space for bar stools – regarding it as a key feature at the heart of the home.  With Fleur designing their properties to embrace spacious, open-plan living, the kitchen island naturally becomes a lovely, sociable space for the whole family to come together; after all, it’s not just a place to cook, but also to chat, play, eat, drink and be merry!



So no matter what size your island or the worktop you choose, no matter if it includes a hob or a sink, or neither, one thing is for sure - it’s a bonus in any kitchen and the reason Juliette believes it helps create happy homes.