I like the idea of doing a shelf under the island on one side (not viewed from den) to put cookbooks, etc., but still have cabinets underneath for pots, pans, etc.
love that island!
The Most Drop-Dead-Gorgeous Kitchens You've Ever Seen// sleek, grey kitchen, marble island
beautiful wood paneling on island
#Kitchen of the Day: Modern Kitchen with Luxury Appliances, Black & White Cabinets, Island Lighting, and a Backsplash Window (DesignerKitchensLA.com, Kitchen-Design-Ideas.org)
built in corner shelf
Wooden based centre table
Robson Rak Architects – Dale
Tree House | Susi Leeton Architects - Melbourne based Architectural & Interior Design
East Malvern by LSA Architects