A kitchen island with sink is the perfect balance between function and aesthetics in a kitchen. The sink becomes well positioned against the other areas in the kitchen/dishwasher/task preparation, but you still get the benefit of the extra space that can be used for tasks, dining and socialising.
From modern to traditional, and farmhouse style to contemporary, not sure where to start when choosing the island sink for your next kitchen? These 33 beautiful kitchen island with sink ideas cover a bit of everything, giving you plenty of inspiration for your next project.
33 Kitchen Island With Sink Ideas
1. An Additional Sink For Ease
A blue shaker style kitchen island brings effortless style to a kitchen, perfect for traditional, farmhouse and modern rustic style interiors.
Unlike a traditional sink size, this kitchen island incorporates a narrow sink in the centre for additional ease. Designed as a place to wash hands after eating on the island. This is a great addition to a larger sized sink in the rest of the kitchen.
2. Classic Shaker Style With Black Hardware
A classic shaker style kitchen brings a luxe, traditional feel to a home. This discrete kitchen island with sink features stand out black hardware for a defining accent in this neutral space.
3. Copper Sinks
Brass, chrome and black nickel are some of the more popular interior hardware trends in a home, but what about copper?
These copper sinks add an exciting element to this kitchen island, breaking up the monotony of the marble worktop whilst it contrasts beautifully with the blue body of the cabinets.
4. White Belfast Sink
Who doesn’t love a Belfast sink? This traditional token on a kitchen island adds functionality and style to a kitchen. A farmhouse sink that can be appreciated in farmhouse and traditional kitchens.
Make like Olive & Barr with a marble worktop and navy blue cabinetry for a traditional, classic look.
5. Central Focal Point
Create a central focal point on your kitchen island by fitting the sink in the centre point. This is a popular location for its position if you aren’t also integrating hob appliances with the kitchen island.
It brings a perfect balance to the kitchen island, hang a row of two or odds of pendant lights over the island for beautiful illumination and aesthetics.
6. Contemporary White Kitchen Island With Sink
If you love contemporary style, an all white handleless kitchen is a perfect choice. This streamlined kitchen island features an integrated slim profile sink with stainless steel tap. An ultra sleek, and cool look.
7. Kitchen Island With Sink & Hob
A kitchen island brings additional space to a kitchen and as such is a great place to position a couple of different appliances if you can.
Positioning a hob next to a sink is a natural location for washing dishes, as is positioning the cooker beneath. It’s all about providing a functional space that makes your life easier in the kitchen.
8. Stainless Steel Hardware
Bring a cool, sleek look to your kitchen island with sink by introducing stainless steel hardware and matching stainless steel appliances for a cohesive look.
This metal finish remains one of the most popular in a kitchen as it’s so complementary to most interior design looks.
9. Black Sink & Matching Hardware
Modern, farmhouse and rustic style kitchens demand black accents. This black sink and matching lighting and hardware look brings the most beautiful, grounding accent to this kitchen space.
Black is one of the most forgiving finishes in a high traffic area like the kitchen.
10. Black Kitchen Island With Wood Slat Panels
A kitchen island sink with a difference. This beautifully pairs a black finish with wood slat panels for a contrasting look that stands out. Perfect for a modern rustic, industrial or even Japandi style decor look.
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11. Curved Stainless Steel
It pays to be different in your interiors, and this kitchen island brings a whole new dynamic to a kitchen. It’s perfectly curved for a softer touch in the space and is wrapped in stainless steel for a robust and versatile finish.
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12. Grey Kitchen Island
A grey kitchen island with white countertop remains one of the most popular kitchen finishes. It’s versatile, neutral and works with a range of complementary colours.
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13. Black Accents
I couldn’t love this kitchen island with sink look anymore if I tried! The beautiful marble finish on the countertop is brought to life and defined by the black hardware details and pendant lights that hang overhead. Imagine washing your dishes here everyday?
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14. Brass Details
Brass has seen a huge resurgence in interiors over the last few years, a perfect metal that brings warmth and interest to a kitchen.
This type of metal is great for farmhouse, modern rustic and traditional style spaces.
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15. White Countertop
A white countertop is a no-nonsense and crisp addition to any kitchen, no matter the colour of the cabinets. The brass tap is the perfect addition to tie together the hardware accents on the units and bring this kitchen together beautifully.
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16. Baby Blue Kitchen Island With Sink
Move over navy blue, who knew baby blue could look so exquisite in a kitchen? The wood slat panels bring a softer and delicate look to the kitchen island, with oak timber legs to frame the kitchen island.
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17. Rich Wood & Crisp Marble
Create a bold contrast with your kitchen island by combining a rich wood with crisp marble as shown. This stunning look creates a work of art within this kitchen.
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18. Shiplap Kitchen Island
Shiplap kitchen islands bring a beautiful aesthetic to a farmhouse, or traditional kitchen. It’s one of the easiest ways to elevate a plain kitchen island, this island features the color Pewter Green by Sherwin Williams.
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19. Black & White
A classic monochromatic kitchen color scheme creates a dynamic and grounding space that just offers a timeless look. The black countertop beautifully contrasts with the crisp look of the white sink.
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20. All Black Look
An all black matte kitchen look is exquisite, luxurious and elegant. This kitchen is an elegant choice that combines performance and aesthetics. The porcelain countertop and matching backsplash bring a beautiful dynamic to the kitchen.
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21. Navy Blue Kitchen Island
A classic navy blue kitchen island with sink brings a beautiful aesthetic to a home. Perfectly contrasting here with the white countertop and stainless steel sink.
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22. Two Tonal Kitchen
This gorgeous two tone kitchen brings a beautiful air to the space, adding extra visual interest and contrasting beautifully with the warm oak floor and bar stools.
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23. Contemporary Stone
A contemporary stone kitchen, WOW! This look introduces a kitchen sink to the end of the kitchen island which just works in terms of practicality in this particular kitchen design, with an integrated hob further down the island.
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24. White & Brass
White & brass details in a kitchen are always a good idea. White brings a crisp and clean aesthetic to a kitchen whilst brass hardware details such as a tap bring a beautiful warmth, and added visual interest to the space.
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25. Green Kitchen Island
I love the palette & materials chosen in this stunning kitchen renovation. The green shiplap kitchen island expertly contrasts with the white quartz countertop.
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26. Pink Kitchen Island
Who said pink can’t elegantly be brought into a kitchen design? In this beautiful two tonal kitchen design, the pink helps to bring a much softer aesthetic to the space that just works.
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27. Purple Kitchen Island
This beautiful, deep aubergine island sits neatly inside a bright and airy barn conversion, in harmony with the antique dresser.
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28. Grey, White & Brass
One of the only exceptions to three’s a crowd! There’s no better combination in a kitchen than grey, white and brass details that create a beautifully warm aesthetic that works so well in a myriad of decor schemes.
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29. Dark Stain Wood
Ground the kitchen island with a dark stain wood that is defining, and contrasts beautifully with lighter elements in the kitchen.
With a row of exquisite lights hanging overhead, we could get used to seeing this view every morning.
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30. Waterfall Kitchen Island
A waterfall kitchen island with sink will ensure a chic, sophisticated and practical element of the room. The beautiful overhang of the kitchen island brings a sleek aesthetic that elongates the length of the island.
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31. The Longer, The Better
If you have the space, a long kitchen island can bring a beautiful aesthetic, allowing you to combine a number of different appliances and purposes along the length of it. Perhaps you want to combine your kitchen with your dining room, then this is a great idea to do just that.
This incredible kitchen island features a breakfast bar, an induction hob and integrated cooker, a farmhouse sink, a dishwasher, a double bin and storage.
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32. Light Wood Kitchen Island
The light wood kitchen island and walnut stools add texture while the striking light fixture add an unexpected note of modernity. Can we talk about those hillside views too?
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33. Japandi Style
This Japandi style kitchen embraces a sleek marble kitchen island countertop that combines practical and aesthetic qualities.
A place for everything from washing the dishes to prepping food, using it as a dining table and entertaining for a whole host of guests.
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