No question about it, kitchen islands have been hot for a long time and they continue to be hot. If there’s one thing I’ve heard clients say over and over again for the past 20 years, it’s that they want an island — even if it won’t fit into the space. The fact is, an island (when it fits) makes good sense in the kitchen layout. The island has its origins in the old kitchen farmhouse table, where all of the food preparation took place. Usually, it was situated in the middle of the room. This table was approximately 30 inches high — the perfect height to stand at when