Such a countertop arrangement—a meeting of two materials, stone and wood—would stand any kitchen in good stead for the upcoming cooking marathon. One heat-proof, one knife friendly, the surfaces cover all the bases. artichoke-ltd.com
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.