Il cassetto per i piatti mi stuzzica sempre più..

Plates in drawers. I like this idea but wonder if the weight of the plates would break the drawer.

Excellent outline of the various bench top options!

10 Favorites: Cutout Kitchen Cabinet Pulls

Architect Peter Legge uses rectangular cutouts in a wood and white kitchen in Dublin. See the rest of the project in A Victorian Transformation, Dublin Style wood stripes