Among the responses to my last post were wise admonitions to keep counter space in mind and smart suggestions about islands. I had been thinking along those same lines and had created a couple of designs incorporating an island. The 3D planner doesn't offer islands, so I used a table and a cabinet as an approximation.
The planning tool does offer tile/backsplashes as well as countertop items such as microwaves, toasters and dish racks.
And that's about all for now. I haven't made much progress with the planning (or anything else!) because I've been insanely busy at work. Since our new CEO joined the company on April 2, I've had more work than I can handle. I keep falling further behind and I'm very stressed. Thankfully, relief is on the way. A temporary employee is coming in Wednesday for short-term help, and interviews for a new full-time assistant are scheduled for next week. If all goes well, I hope to get back to a somewhat normal work schedule soon. Then maybe I can get back to my projects and have something worthwhile to post! :)