For an Eat-In Kitchen, Choose Chairs Without Arms. Designer Suzanne Kasler reinvents the eat-in kitchen by mixing formal Louis XV-style dining chairs with a French farm table. Chairs without arms are easier to get in and out of when space is tight.
The skinny island. Rugged and Simple-Even a narrow island can make a big difference in the style and function of a kitchen. A French antique, this small table offers extra prep space in a kitchen where space is too tight.