10 Practical, versatile and multifunctional rolling kitchen islands

In the kitchen it’s important to have a flexible design, to be able to free up space when you need it and to be able to organize everything in an efficient and functional way. Modular kitchen furniture is a wonderful choice is this case. But a kitchen doesn’t feel complete without an island. So to maintain the flexibility and versatility of the décor, a rolling kitchen island would be a perfect choice.

Rustic rolling kitchen island with a storage shelf underneath

Rolling kitchen islands are very practical simply because you can move them around and change their position and location. This allows you to free up space when you need it but also to have everything clean and organized. Rolling kitchen islands are usually multipurpose pieces of furniture.

Sleek, contemporary kitchen island that doubles as a work surface

Tiny kitchen island with two storage shelves and casters

They usually also serve either as dining tables, breakfast tables or work spaces. So being able to move it around is a great advantage because you can take the island and place it near the window when you want to have breakfast or simply enjoy a cup of coffee while admiring the views but you can also tuck it away in a corner when you don’t need it and wish for the rest of the room to feel airy and spacious.

Modern rolling kitchen island that doubles as a table for four

Small and simple rolling kitchen island with drawers and an open shelf

Wooden kitchen island and dining table with casters and expandable top

Long rolling kitchen island also used as a table and bar

Square-shaped, black and white rolling kitchen island with open storage shelf

Very simple, narrow kitchen island with casters open storage space

Small rolling kitchen island/storage and display area with a red base

In some cases, the kitchen island can successfully become the dining room table. It’s a great idea especially for small homes where there’s not room for too many pieces of furniture. A rolling kitchen island allows it to just move it in the dining area when dinner is ready or to take it somewhere more private if you wish to use it as a work surface. Of course, there are just few of the advantages presented by this type of kitchen islands. The examples that we’ve selected will hopefully reveal more.

Picture sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.

Published by in Kitchen, on November 5th, 2012


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