A countertop is basically a horizontal work surface located in a kitchen. Not only it is
used to prepare food & organize dishes, but also a place to house a cooking stove, sinks,
and other kitchen appliances & accessories. Hence, it is vital that these kitchen
counters are designed to be safe, hygiene, and resilient to liquid splits, scratches
& heat. Marble or Granite especially, are highly recommended in this case as their
attributes are perfectly fulfill the basic and essential requirements of a kitchen
countertop. Besides, having a Marble or Granite kitchen countertop will also make the
kitchen look more attractive, luxury & elegant.
There are a number of factors to consider when it comes to designing the kitchen
countertops. Instead of just depending solely on stone types materials, choosing
the appropriate colors, edge types, and design layouts does play an important factor
in enhancing a well-functional and organized stylish kitchen.
Colors selection can be either compliment or contrast with the
kitchen floor & cabinets. A darker color like black galaxy & tan brown
granites are usually the more popular ones among owners as it is easier to maintain, has lower
visibility on dirt, yet it even makes the entire kitchen interior stands out.
Countertop edges are accessible in various shapes and styles. Owners can implement patterns of
angles, curves and lines to create a look of simplicity, sophistication, or extraordinary
Lastly, a good countertop design layout is a must, in order to improve both the efficiency and
practicality of a kitchen. By using the“kitchen triangle” principle, owners can easily optimize the limitation of
small kitchen areas. There are few basic countertop layouts that suits most of the
current kitchen designs like Corridor, L-Shape, U-Shape, Bi-level & kitchen island