Kitchen Islands & Peninsulas Custom Kitchen Islands & Custom Kitchen Island Design Custom kitchen islands are one of the most important design elements in a kitchen. At Design Line Kitchens, our designers work with our clients to create the ideal custom kitchen island or peninsula for each project. We offer a wide range of choices, in a variety of styles. Strong kitchen island design ideas can dramatically improve the feel and function of your kitchen. In addition to adding to the aesthetics and feel of your kitchen, our custom kitchen islands can help set up a solid workspace in your kitchen by isolating the cook from others who may be in the room. Good kitchen island design ideas include: Wide variety of shapes, but be sure that your custom built kitchen islands match the overall shape of your kitchen. For large kitchen islands, be sure that your kitchen island design includes enough clearance along all of the sides. Custom kitchen islands can be built at several different height levels depending on how you intend the island to be used. For example, a kitchen island with a breakfast bar will be at a different height than a standard island. A wide range of items can be built into a kitchen island including dishwashers, sinks, stoves, trash compressors and more. Be sure to consider these kitchen island accessories when you plan your custom kitchen island.