cooktop on island, sink by window**** Before & After: A Dark Kitchen Gets a Family-Friendly Makeover — Reader Kitchen Remodel
The open shelving here looks amazing, and the light gray is lovely Benjamin Moore Fieldstone.
Absolute stunning kitchen and dining makeover. Jenna Sue: Kitchen Chronicles: The Reveal
These jaw-dropping 84 custom luxury kitchen island ideas and designs (pictures) will give you some great ideas for creating a kitchen layout that you will love.
Island with cooktop and large decorative venthood. This Old House link includes many other great kitchen island design considerations.
Stove in island. Original Character with Updated Style: After image for TOH Reader Remodel Kitchen 2012