1. Marble benchtop for kitchen island. I love the look of marble, however, as it is very porous, it is not the most practical material for a working bench. Our compromise? A marble benchtop for the kitchen island to be used as a showpiece of that space, and stainless steel for the working benches where all food preparation takes place.
4. Dark tiled splash-back. I'm loving the idea of a dark statement wall in the kitchen, which will also pick up on the dark tones on the marble island bench top and contrast nicely with stainless steel appliances and working bench tops. Best of all, it will be great for hiding stains!
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