The homeowners loved the idea of having a butcher block countertop, so designers added one section of butcher block on the side of the stove. This section gives the space a bit of warmth that complements the brass drawer pulls and door knobs on the cabinets.
The warm, earth-toned kitchen boasts exquisite craftsman style with exposed beams, warm wood cabinets and a small prep island with a butcher block countertop. Bar seating, a trio of stained glass windows and a built-in hutch in soft olive green complete the absolutely stunning design.
In the kitchen, an island gives the homeowners seating for four, while the butcher block countertop on the island helps to warm up the space. Windows on both walls allow in natural light that keep the space bright and give it a lovely view of the coast.
A wall of windows and glass doors to the backyard allow tons of light into the contemporary kitchen and mid-century dining room. Centered in the kitchen is a large island clad in dark brown butcher block countertop, while the sleek white cabinets are topped with simple gray countertops.
A custom baking station is a keynote feature in the new kitchen design that incorporates a generous amount of open shelving in a ceruse finish. The prep counter is clad in butcher-block countertop and a continuous waterfall edge wrapping. Cabinet hardware and drawer pulls are polished nickel.
HGTV's Property Brothers not only painted the walls in this country kitchen, they painted the hardwood floors, too. A glass tile backsplash adds the perfect hint of sparkle below white Shaker-style cabinets, while a stand-alone island contributes to the country style with a butcher block countertop.
This beautiful kitchen has the clean lines and sleek look of a modern kitchen, but the warm, butcher block countertop on the kitchen island adds color to the space. The silver backsplash also helps to give this kitchen a touch of personality that isn't typically found in a modern design.
Kitchen Cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri transformed a dated and dysfunctional kitchen into this modern rustic space that's specially conceived to be the ideal baker's kitchen. A custom baking station is a keynote feature that incorporates a generous amount of open shelving and a dedicated prep area with butcher block countertop.
Sleek cabinets painted in a chic shade of gray and adorned with modern hardware and a classic white subway tile backsplash offer this kitchen a contemporary look. A butcher block countertop on the island and warm, honey hardwood flooring adds a touch of rusticity that keeps the space from feeling too industrial in nature.
A live aquarium creates a focal point, a conversation piece and an utterly unique backsplash in the kitchen of this New Zealand luxury estate. Black cabinetry and stainless steel appliances are neutral, allowing the aquarium to provide color in the space. Wood tones on the floor and on the island's butcher block countertop ground the space and add warmth.
A long island houses a butcher block countertop, handy storage for cookbooks and barstools for eating or chatting with the cook. The stainless steel range hood, which runs the length of the island, provides integrated task lighting. A built-in bar area has open shelving for glassware, wine refrigerator, backlit wine racks and a flat-screen TV.
When beauty and functionality exist in the same space, you know you've found something special. The sleek marble counters and towering white cabinets create a striking and almost intimidating facade. Until -- that is -- the butcher block countertop, pot filler faucet and massive range remind you what this kitchen was built for and beckon you to dive in and start cooking.
Interior designers ensure a well-balanced kitchen by sticking with a perfect mix of materials. In this kitchen, the cabinets are glossy and rich, while the butcher-block countertop is flat and neutral. To help tone down the intensity of the red cabinet color, reflective blue tiles stem from the top of the counter all the way up to the ceiling.
This multipurpose room functions as a laundry area and craft space. A bold blue island with cabinet space features a butcher block countertop that works great for messy crafts. In one corner, a niched wall works well for a stackable washer and dryer, and on the other side of the door, a built-in bookshelf displays art and knickknacks. A quaint powder room is nearby for convenience.
Exposed ceiling beams stand out against the contrasting light and dark wood cabinetry. Two-tone cabinets set the stage for a bold, black and white diamond-patterned floor, which mimics the butcher block island countertop.
Rich gray cabinets create contrast in this crisp white kitchen, which boasts sleek, clean lines for a contemporary look. A butcher block island countertop pairs with a wood ceiling to bring warmth to the space.
The previous kitchen in the couple's home was small and closed in with very little countertop or cabinet space. Brio Interior Design's renovations, though, have replaced the outdated stock cabinets and formica countertops with modern, custom cabinets and an elegant butcher block countertop. One set of lower cabinets extends across the exterior wall, while another set was created across the open kitchen to provide plenty of storage and counter space. The lower cabinets are painted black in warm contrast with the white subway tile walls and white upper cabinets. Details such as the beautiful pink flower and brass fixtures bring an exotic feel to the space.