Once upon a time, many families entertained guests in a room that was referred to as the parlor or something similar. They were not given free run of the house, but were instead served by either the host/hostess or people they hired for the purpose. Things have definitely changed when you consider that it is quite likely that you entertain right in your kitchen. The kitchen has become the hub of the house, not just for entertaining but also spending time with your family. It makes sense to consider this aspect when designing your kitchen renovation, and one feature to include in your kitchen cabinetry design is island seating.
Having a place where your family or guests can sit while conversing with you as the meal is prepared is far better than being closed away while everyone else is having fun elsewhere. Depending on the situation, you can even hand them a cutting board, a knife, and some vegetables to cut up for the crudité tray! Even when not entertaining, it can prove helpful to have a huge island on which to work when you are dealing with a large meal or making cookies for the holidays. Add in the extra storage space with island kitchen cabinetry, and you have a total win.
If you would like to discuss kitchen cabinetry for your home in the Raleigh, North Carolina area, reach out to us at Cornerstone Kitchens. We are happy to help you incorporate any features that will make your kitchen the beautiful and functional space that your family deserves and that fits your lifestyle.