Having hosted the Oscars, wrapped the final season of How I Met Your Mother, earned a Tony Award for his leading role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, getting married and moving to New York, it's fair to say that Neil Patrick Harris leads a life busier than most - and that was just in 2014.
Best known as the title character in Doogie Howser, M.D. and his role as Barney Stinson in the hit show How I Met Your Mother, Neil Patrick Harris together with his partner David Burtka have just completed a renovation on their New York townhouse which will serve as a sophisticated sanctuary for their growing family.
The transformation of the late 19th century townhouse which was formerly used as a bed-and-breakfast was orchestrated by interior designer Trace Lehnhoff in collaboration with architecture firm Povero & Company. The project took 14 months to complete and included a brand new, fully-equipped kitchen featuring Caesarstone benchtops and Wolf appliances.
As avid entertainers and partner David Burtka trained as a professional chef, the kitchen was far more than just a showpiece and needed to be both practical and functional for their frequent dinner parties which the couple would often throw for friends and family.
"When I'm talking to clients about what their wanting for their kitchen countertops, durability is usually always the most important thing and second comes aesthetics." said Trace Lehnhoff.
"Caesarstone puts out a great product and covers both of those things."
Caesarstone was used throughout the home with Pure White surfaces chosen for the kitchen, Jet Black used in the butler's pantry and Snow used for the bathrooms.