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Designer Kitchen Carts and Islands

Updated on September 14, 2014

Find the Kitchen Island or Cart that is Right for Your Kitchen

Looking for a quality cart or island to complete your kitchen? You don't have to get an expensive, custom, built-in island to complete your high-end kitchen. Take a look at the pictures below of designer kitchens with pre-made, top quality kitchen islands. Whether you opt for a stationary island or a modern cart on casters there is an of-the-rack solution to your kitchen needs.You will save money and have something you can take with you should you ever leave your home.

Shop the collection of high quality, high style John Boos islands and carts below for a piece that will add prep space, storage and even a pop of color to your workspace. And buy online to get Free Shipping from Amazon.com.

John Boos Cucina D'Amico Kitchen Cart w/Butcher Block Top - A Modern Stainless Kitchen Cart with Thick Butcher Block Top

A John Boos stainless kitchen cart on casters with butcher block top.
A John Boos stainless kitchen cart on casters with butcher block top.

Love the juxtaposition of classic detailing and modern stainless steel in this kitchen? The John Boos stainless steel butcher block topped kitchen cart adds storage space and makes an impact with its thick Northern Hard Rock Sugar Maple wood butcher block top. A towel bar adds to its functionality.

The Cucina D'Amico is part of a European designed line of John Boos kitchen carts that are unique, attractive and functional. With years of skilled woodworking craftsmanship and stainless steel fabrication, it is no surprise that John Boos Stainless Steel Kitchen Carts with Butcher Block Tops are a cut above the rest. A favorite with both professional chefs and decorators worldwide, you can't go wrong with a John Boos cart.

A John Boos Restaurant Quality Cart

Jeffrey Alexander Kitchen Islands

Custom Look for Less

Jeffrey Alexander is a renowned designer of knobs and handles used in the most upscale of kitchen renovations. But did you know that he also designs high end custom-look kitchen islands that you can buy online? Check out his designs below and see if you can fool your friends into thinking you renovated your kitchen.

Lyn Designs Distressed Black Island with Butcher Block Top

Choose a dark painted island like this one from Lyn Designs when you have existing white or light cabinets in your kitchen.
Choose a dark painted island like this one from Lyn Designs when you have existing white or light cabinets in your kitchen.

For a contemporary kitchen, check out the Contemporary Kitchen Island with Glass Doors by Jeffrey Alexander. This piece combines a solid butcher block top with high quality craftsmanship in solid wood construction Dimensions for this island are 54L X 34W X 37.25H. Remember to always allow for at least 36-42 inches between your wall cabinets and island on all sides for ease of movement through your kitchen!

Lyn Designs Island in Antique White

Choose a light colored island for contrast when pairing with dark existing cabinets in your kitchen.
Choose a light colored island for contrast when pairing with dark existing cabinets in your kitchen.

For a lighter look that works perfectly with dark painted wall cabinets, or light or dark wood cabinets, the white entertaining island by Jeffrey Alexander is the perfect pick. This piece will provide great contrast to your wall cabinets - which is the hottest look in kitchen design right now. Never try to match your temporary kitchen island to your wall cabinets. You'll just end up looking mis-matched and shabby/ Remember, contrast is key when choosing a temporary island.

Lyn Design Petite Round Maple Kitchen Island by Jeffrey Alexander in Distressed Black

Looking to make a large impact in a small space? The Lyn Design Petite Round Kitchen Island does just that. A smooth rustic butcher block counter tops elegant turned legs painted distressed black to add farmhouse elegance to your kitchen.

John Boos & Co. American Heritage Collection Harvest Table

An Oval Island with a Vintage Furniture Feel

Looking for a kitchen island that looks like a piece of furniture which has been in your family for generations? The John Boos American Heritage Collection Harvest table fits the bill.

Available in multiple colors including sage, red, black and even eggplant purple, this large workstation is also great for presenting a buffet on its large 60 in. x 30 in. oval surface. Constructed of four-inch-thick, solid end-grain Northern hard rock maple, this impressive butcher-block top will give your kitchen years of service.

John Boos Maple Top Worktables w/ Stainless Steel Base and Shelf

The sleek stainless steel cart with a butcher block cart fits perfectly in this modern kitchen. Available with optional casters for added mobility, the butcher block top adds a touch of warmth in this otherwise industrial looking kitchen space.

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