This Small kitchen with an island floor plan is best suited to L-shaped kitchens at least 10x10 feet in size and open to another area. You can improve the functionality of your kitchen by adding a cooktop or sink to the island. Outfit the island with bar stools for seating to create a space for casual dining. This Small kitchen with an island floor plan includes a central island. A built-in island also allows you to add a lot of storage space. Use drawers and open storage within the island to increase the kitchen's storage capacity, leaving long runs of counter space for easy prep.