for the column -- steel or wood strips' IKEA Fan Favorite: RIMFORSA series. Made from steel, glass and durable, easy-care, natural bamboo, our RIMFORSA series is a stylish way to organize kitchen essentials and keep them close at hand.
Fabulous cutout idea for the island to maximize on space. Need to find some long pendants like this in stainlesss or a bright accent color to hang over the island from my 19 feet ceilings. My fave so far!