I beg your pardon for the blurry photo, but the design idea transcends the poor image quality. The Worktop Extender won a Red Dot Award for its ingenious way of increasing the true premium of the kitchen—counter space, not storage—without permanently occupying floor area. This unit rolls out from the base cabinets when extra work room is needed, then returns to its inconspicuous location when the job is done. nobia.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.