Our Custom Wood Countertops Blog features the industry’s most talented and innovative designers throughout the United States and abroad. This featured design includes a Distressed Walnut Countertop designed by Natalie Spiniolas of Geneva Cabinet Company.
About the Designer: Mother of two you enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. Has been to over 30 countries and finds inspiration and beauty in architecture from around the world. Has a bachelors in Interior Design and has been specializing in kitchen and bath design for 17 years. Enjoys implementing visual texture and laying materials in a space to create warmth and beauty.
Designer Tip: To create visual interest layer materials and finishes. In this space we hand planed and heavily distressed the Grothouse walnut countertop to give dimension to the beautiful wood countertop. This feature mixed with stone, metal and multiple wood finishes we create a balanced and pleasing aesthetic.
Cabinetry: Plato Woodwork
Cabinet Hardware: Schaub
Flooring: 6″ Rustic white oak with light distressing on surface and machined V-groove
Countertops: Hand Planed and Distressed Walnut Countertop by Grothouse; 3cm Calacutta Silver Polished Marble
Faucet: Rohl RA1458LMWSPN2 Polished Nickel
Sink: Shaw RRC3018WH
Backsplash: Mediterra Tile 3×6 subway in antique white with decorative Mosaic for the Range are in antique white and Ball Clay
Wall Color: Benjamin MooreBaby Fawn OC-15 Matte
Stove: Wolf DF486G range
Dishwasher: Miele G6362SCVI panel ready
Other Appliances: IC36R panel ready fridge, IC30F panel ready freezer SubZero, warming drawer Wolf WWD30 panel ready, Wolf SO30PMSPH electric oven, Wolf MDD30PMSPH drop down microwave
Other Items, Comments or Advice: Custom wood hood to match serving island and beams. Don’t forget about your ceilings, they are as important as any other surface. In this space we used columns and beams to create interest and soft space division.
Check out more designs by Natalie by following her on Houzz! Learn more about Distressed and Hand Planed Wood Countertops by visiting our website.
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