The family of six wanted an eat-in kitchen where they could gather for meals, so Sigurdsson created this high-top table/kitchen island. “This is a huge family center point which truly serves as the heart of the home,” he says.
Spanish colonial in design, this Los Angeles home has another dining table inside the kitchen aside from the dining room.
Advantage: Because each slab of this natural material is unique, each one has rare colors and distinct veining. It resists heat and it won’t be harmed by cuts and scratches. When properly sealed, the polished and matte finishes could resist most stains.
Due to its sophisticated luxurious look and its resemblance with marble, travertine has become very popular. This requires more maintenance if you don’t fill and seal its pitted surface where it can trap food and bacteria and even absorb liquids. Despite its high maintenance, it is one of the most beautiful materials that brings a warm and inviting feel to any kitchen design style.
Concrete countertops are highly customizable. You can even choose any stain color and texture. It goes well with many different materials like glass, tile and marble. Aside from its appeal, it is energy efficient since it captures the heat when the temperature in your home rises and releases it when the temperature cools down.
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