Inexperienced designers often forget to leave enough circulation space between cabinets (see another example here) and cabinets and appliances. As shown above, any refrigerator in inaccessible when there only 25” of free space.
Our IKEA designers weren’t thrilled about placing a refrigerator perpendicular to the end of a peninsula – but the client insisted. The only remedy was to increase the opening space from 25” to 36” to at least leave space to access and remove food. See the design below.