Our Custom Wood Countertops Blog features the industry’s most talented and innovative designers throughout the United States and abroad. This featured design includes a Walnut Pastore Table designed by Amanda
About the Designer: Amanda’s goal is to create a livable design that shows the personality of the client and her passion is the interior architecture of the home. During her six years working for one of the nation’s top designers, she collaborated on homes as large as 40,000 square feet and had a project featured in MTV teen cribs. Amanda developed a discerning eye for color, scale and form while working at Tradition Homes and Eric Charles Designs and earned her Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Interior Design while studying at Michigan State University.
Designer Tip: I typically wrap the wood waterfall top over standard countertop height, but we addressed the scaled the height of our clients and ergonomically it was best to design this waterfall top just below standard countertop height.
Cabinet Manufacturer: Omega Cabinetry
Cabinet Hardware: Top Knobs
Flooring: Sand in place random white oak
Sink: Shaw classic modern farmhouse
Backsplash: Handmade white subway tile
Wall Color: Benjamin Moore Simply White OC-117
Stove: Thermador 48″ range
Dishwasher: Bosch dishwasher
Other Appliances: Custom range hood from Raw Urth Designs
Advice: Make sure to address how the client intends to use the wood top so the best finish is selected. This client preferred to have the lowest sheen possible and this wood top will get light so we chose the Original butcher block oil finish.
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