Positioned in a quiet corner next to the kitchen, this study nook allows the homeowner to tend to email or look up dinner recipes. The countertop is a mahogany butcher block, an elegant contrast to the white drawers.
A butcher-block countertop that wraps around the wall and ceiling is a unique addition to this modern kitchen with a rustic twist. A pair of pendant lights hang above a small table that reflects the same look of the countertop.
In the laundry room, designers wanted to keep the space light and bright, so they added all white fixtures, white, shiplap walls and white floors. To warm the space, they had butcher block countertops installed which, along with black accent pieces, gives the white space a little contrast.
To balance the cool Carrera marble countertop on the adjacent island, these kitchen countertops are replaced with a character-rich butcher block that's perfect for a hard-working kitchen. In fact, it's the only countertop material that can withstand slicing and chopping.
An array of cabinets offers plenty of storage in this white transitional kitchen, while an island provides extra elbowroom around the prep sink. The island's butcher-block countertop adds great prep space to this open concept kitchen/living room.
The HGTV Dream Home 2015 kitchen island is covered with an attractive butcher block countertop, which according to interior designer Linda Woodrum, “adds incredible warmth” to the space. By using different countertops in the kitchen, the room exudes a more custom, live-in appeal.
Wide walkways and multiple prep areas make this contemporary kitchen perfect for cooperative cooking. Both the sleek marble and butcher block counters offer ample space, while dual sinks make rinsing a breeze.