A trio of counter materials on the custom island addresses several functions in one spot—butcher block for food preparation, marble for resting dough while it rises, and natural butternut with a burnished-bronze stain for the raised breakfast bar. It also sums up the homeowner's style: "I love contemporary and traditional styles equally. Mixing materials allows you to inject a bit of both."
Marble and Maple Butcher-Block Countertops: Raging River Counterworks
Butternut Wood Countertop: Draper-DBS Inc.