Look at these beautiful kitchen countertops. Many of them are not just typical culinary worktops – they are parts of interactive Smart kitchen systems that are built-in right under your fingertips.
This kitchen has separately stacked volumes; a countertop blends with the units over each level.
This is a truly clever design: units that can be reconfigured into various setups. You can get a slide-away table that is hidden in an unnoticeable cut in the central block.
This countertop is hidden in a movable metal crate that you can easily use when you wish to cook.
This cooking space looks dramatically with a textured glass counter: it beautifully scatters the light and looks like flowing water.
If you wish something more dramatic try this colored LEDs that add a fresh dynamic to your kitchen.
Subtle and delicate pattern dances on a backlit white crystal: it looks like the sunlight glitters on glaciers.
The art on countertops.
Style of a butchers block.
This is natural and raw look that greatly contrasts with crisp modern elements.
Sometimes a countertop becomes truly unique when is has some little things. For instance, this pretty little trash chute is built into the countertop.
This is a comfortable place for planting your favorite herbs.
Here you see an extendable surface and a small breakfast nook.
A countertop for dining.
Try not to chop potato when somebody walk across this countertop!
This countertop is real minimalist’s dream.
A surface made of olive wood electronically slides away and shows a stainless steel food cooking zone, which doubles the work area.
A working surface with adjustable height by simple push of a button.
This Corian worktop was designed to be controlled by panel. DuPont building innovations builds such solutions into Corian countertops that are used at home and office.
This futuristic kitchen offers electronic features with integrated 2 thousand LEDs, a built-in membrane that keeps food warm and three scent dispensers that release different aromas. An upright screen is located on the vertical extension: it allows the user of the cook zone watching TV or using the Internet.
This countertop is not too expensive. It needs only pennies.
What about keys?
The Prisma is an interactive kitchen. Its concept was presented by Italian maker Toncelli in 2012. It includes a sliding cutting board and an integrated Samsung Galaxy tablet.
Another smart kitchen with a touchscreen and internet connection.
The concept of truly futuristic home. The Microsoft Home computer offers various dishes and recipes that are based on the ingredients and tools set on the kitchen counter.
This conceptual interactive cooktop by Whirlpool is amazing and really futuristic. The countertop always remains cool to the touch so a touchscreen is safe and practical. The graphics are put by a projector in front of you, and a motion capture camera enables the interaction. Just look for new recipes on your countertop!