20 Unique Countertops Guaranteed To Make Your Kitchen Stand Out

In the case of a thing like the kitchen countertop, you only realize how many options you have when you need to choose one. It’s not just a choice based on color or material. There are many other features to take into consideration. This selection of unique countertops will reveal a wonderful new world full of new designs to choose from.

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by Carl Mayfield Photography

If you prefer to keep the décor conventional and have a wooden countertop, at least try something less generic. For example, this reclaimed wood island top looks very charming.

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by Sarah Natsumi Moore

Each décor has its own unique features and accent details and, in some cases, a more rugged-looking countertop is the best option.

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by Design by Julie Thibodeau

It may not look like it, but this is actually a glass countertop. It a beautiful and subtle texture which makes it an exciting feature for both the kitchen and the bathroom.

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Want to try something different? Well, if you’re the patient type who doesn’t mind gluing hundreds of pennies to a wood countertop, one by one, then go ahead and try this project.

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For a modern home, a countertop made of concrete could be a lovely choice. It’s durable and strong, resistant to scratches and the material can be matched to some of the other décor features.

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If you’ve decided to go with a minimalistic style for your kitchen, then a wood slab counter like this one would definitely be a welcome feature.{found on SF Architecture}.

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Quartz countertops are the ultimate feature in modern design. This white quartz has a very delicate pattern and will give your kitchen a serene look.{found on site}.

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Granite countertops are not exactly a unique feature but you can add your own twist to them. For example. try a free form edge with an organic design.

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Other more artistic options are also available. This kitchen island uses black walnut only as an accent feature that contrasts with the white surface and brass accents.{found on camillestyles}.

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The countertop doesn’t necessarily have to stand out and to be made of a different material than the kitchen island. It can be a continuous design.{found on Lukas Mayr}.

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Make your countertop as practical and functional as you can. Sometimes it’s the little things that put it over the top.{found on thekitchn}.

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An interesting idea is to add an extension to your kitchen countertop. This one, for example, has a small breakfast nook.

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Use your kitchen island as a bar and combine two functions in one. The split level countertop is the perfect feature.

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This is an unexpected combination of functions. You actually have to walk across this countertop to reach the upper level because of the way the staircase was incorporated into the design.{found on Andrew Architects}.

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Here’s an idea you might want to implement in your own modern kitchen. It’s a wooden countertop which slides away to reveal a stainless steel food prep and cooking zone.{found on Tonceli}.

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Now that gadgets are something we can’t live without, not even in the kitchen, it’s useful to have a wireless charging point embedded in your countertop.

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If you’re a fan of high-tech designs and want to include them in your kitchen, then you’ll definitely like this interactive countertop. It has a sliding cutting board and an integrated tablet.

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Here’s another interactive design. This one comes from Whirlpool and it has a futuristic design, with induction heating and touchscreen areas.