Removing Wall & Creating a Kitchen Island?

Removing Wall & Creating a Kitchen Island?

Aaron Able
Jul 31, 2009

Q: Hi Apartment Therapy! My boyfriend and I are buying our first apartment (in Spain) and although I really love it, the one thing that bothers me (because I really like to cook) is the small kitchen (90 square feet). Even though the apartment is new, we were thinking about removing the wall between the kitchen and living room (which is also small, about 200 square feet) and setting up an island where the wall stands right now. Also, I would love to hear any layout suggestions — would you follow the suggested layout of the floorplan or would you set things differently? Thanks in advance for any help, I am always reading Apartment Therapy for inspiration!

EDITOR: I like the idea of opening up that space. Who has suggestions?

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