IKEA's New OLOFSTORP Storage Island: With an Extendable Top!

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Small kitchen cooks, rejoice! IKEA's newest storage island is designed with you in mind. Adjustable shelves? Check. A cabinet with door and a roomy drawer? Check. A top that extends out on either side to double its size? Oh yes. And hurray for the chic gray and black color combo instead of the standard birch.

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Released last fall, the OLOFSTORP retails for $249, which puts it on the higher end of IKEA's kitchen cart and island selection, but it's also their first model that includes a cabinet for hidden storage (all the other islands are open shelf models).

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According to IKEA's description, the unextended top width is 31.5" inches, but when folded out the top surface area extends to 63" — such a great feature, perfect when you need a little more prep space in a small kitchen but can't afford to give up that space 100% of the time.

I don't need a kitchen island right now, but if I did, I think this would definitely be at the top of my list!

Find It! OLOFSTORP Storage Unit, $249 from IKEA

(Image credits: IKEA)