Changed Perspective A multi-tiered countertop lets this island perform double duty as a work surface and an eating counter. Different countertop materials — quartz composite on the lower and solid walnut for the fanciful curved upper — makes the distinction clear. The work surface is at the standard kitchen countertop height of 36 inches, and the eating counter is about 7 inches taller. The eating counter also helps screen the kitchen prep area from the rest of the room.
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