Ahuimanu Renovations House
How to Light Your Living Room
OK article. Not sure it explains well.
States that casements are easier to open over countertops.
Good article. Reread.
Very good article, good info about the importance of this step. Installing foundation for electrical, plumbing, HVAC (installed during this stage), framing.
Look at layouts. First one is mine
Looks at these configs. I think perpendicular may work.
Wonder if I could afford a flush mount ceiling exhaust fan. But would that work well, being so high up. Would still have to be 6 inches wider on both sides of countertop.
Very good article about configs for island seating.
How to Design a Kitchen Island
READ before island decisions
Good ideas about making sure measurements fit everything and movement is good.