Function- Each area of the kitchen has an intended use or function. When designing your kitchen you need to consider the intended use and decide if the layout will make the space function as efficiently as possible. In addition, there are many locations that will have multiple uses. Be sure that you work with your design team closely to create a functional design. For example, an island has endless possibilities; it may be the place where you prep food, store items and have seating for gathering and dining. Work closely with your team to decide the purpose of each area to ensure that it functions properly.