Advertising
Advertising

Explore

Explore - Countertop

  1. 5 Modern Kitchen Countertops
    A Great Idea

    5 Modern Kitchen Countertops

    Countertops are an important part of a kitchen renovation, and they can be everything from earthy to space-age. Here are five Dwell favorites.

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.10.13

  2. 5 Cool Kitchen Islands
    Houses We Love

    5 Cool Kitchen Islands

    A delicious slab of white Carrara marble, a couple of planks of plywood, and 20,000 Legos: These are among the inventive materials used for some of our favorite kitchen islands from the pages of...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.26.13

  3. Kitchens We Love: Part 2
    Post

    Kitchens We Love: Part 2

    As previously explored in 20 Modern Kitchens We Love and Dwell's Coolest Kitchens, we take a look at five more well-lit, spacious beauties that are bound to inspire even a professional chef.

    written by: Jami Smith
    05.03.13

  4. Product Spotlight: Soma Water
    Product

    Product Spotlight: Soma Water

    Bulky plastic pitchers. Little black flakes of charcoal in the water. Remembering to change the filter on time. Surely there's a better (read: stylish, sustainable) way to enjoy crisp, clean,...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    04.09.13

  5. Slumped Vases

    Slumped Vases

    Known for creating pieces that blur the line between functional design and art, designers Andi Kovel and Justin Parker's Slump Vases for Esque are colorful, memorable, and just plain fun to use....

    $348.00

  6. 10 Stone Products We Dig

    10 Stone Products We Dig

    From a marble-based table lamp by Achille Castiglioni to a clean slate for serving cheese to a gabion-inspired table by De La Espada, we've rounded up our favorite modern stone products. And for...

    10.25.12

  7. Water Drop Jug

    Water Drop Jug

    Portland, Oregon's Esque studio uses recycled glass to make this water drop–shaped jug. And their committment to green design extends even further—the forms are processed in an electric...

    $403.00

  8. 7 Airstreams We Love
    Post

    7 Airstreams We Love

    In our September 2012 "Open House" issue, we covered the renovated airstream of Austin, Texas's Stubb's. With the help of designer Burton Baldridge, the renowned concert venue...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.21.12

  9. Upcycled Chopstick Folding Basket

    Upcycled Chopstick Folding Basket

    Designer Bryan Parks dreamed up these clever fruit baskets made from upcycled chopsticks. We love the inventive thought that went into repurposing something that would normally be thrown away.

    $32.00

  10. Dent Tumblers

    Dent Tumblers

    Portland, Oregon's Pigeon Toe Ceramics boasts some mighty strong environmental creeds: All of their ceramics are made from natural clay, feature lead-free glazes, and are fired in kilns fueled by...

    $38.00

  11. ThinkGlass

    ThinkGlass

    ThinkGlass has exceeded all boundaries when it comes to the art and science of glass craftsmanship. Through their technological prowess, the renowned glass studio has perfected the creation of...

    04.27.12

  12. Rhombins Organizer

    Rhombins Organizer

    Keep desktop clutter under control with these modular organizers manufactured in Petaluma, California. This compartmentalized vessel can serve as a makeshift pot while also holding writing...

    $39.00

  13. Scandinavian Designed

    Scandinavian Designed

    Having just returned from a trip to Copenhagen, I have Scandinavian design on the brain. Though the region arguably experienced its golden era in the mid-20th century, with the work of icons like...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    12.12.11

  14. Modern Space-Efficient Family Home in San Francisco
    House Tours

    Modern Space-Efficient Family Home in San Francisco

    To convert a musty mid-century house with a nonsensical floor plan into a modern and space-efficient family home, three intrepid designers played a bit of architectural Tetris.

    written by: Rachel Levin
    photos by: Daniel Hennessy
    10.20.11

  15. Dwell Investigates 7 Eco-friendly Countertops
    Product Reviews

    Dwell Investigates 7 Eco-friendly Countertops

    We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Peter Belanger
    09.21.11

  16. Squak Mountain Stone

    Squak Mountain Stone

    Pros Squak started as a grad school project on sustainable design. The hand-cast slabs are made of recycled paper and glass bound with low-carbon cement. Rugged and rough around the edges, we wer...

    $32.00

  17. Bio-Glass

    Bio-Glass

    Pros The material is 100 percent recycled glass and each shade represents a single waste stream, be it flat glass or water bottles, wine bottles or beer bottles. Cons We tried to mar Bio-Glass, c...

    $100.00

  18. PaperStone

    PaperStone

    Pros PaperStone is made of 100 percent postconsumer paper fused with a petroleum-free resin derived from cashew liquids. The material more closely resembles wood than stone, making it much easier ...

    $24.00

  19. Bamboo

    Bamboo

    Pros The edges on the countertops are easy on the eyes. We swooned over the dark chestnut slice sandwiched by two oh-so-beauteous blonde pieces. Of all the materials, this is one that won’t...

    $20.00

  20. Ceasarstone Recycled

    Ceasarstone Recycled

    Pros Since we’re not looking to replace our countertops with the seasons, there’s nothing better than a lifetime warranty, which Caesarstone offers to residential customers. Its nonpo...

    $12.00

Pages

Advertising