Fu-Tung Cheng has become internationally known for his sophisticated, understated design and innovative use of concrete in the home. Chengs first book, "Concrete Countertops: Design, Forms, and Finishes for the New Kitchen and Bath" (Taunton Press, 2002), has become the authoritative, bestselling guide on how to build a concrete countertop from start to finish. Concrete Countertops tops remodeling lists nationwide and is the perfect companion to Chengs DVD title, "Concrete Countertops DIY" for making beautiful concrete countertops. Chengs recently released second book, "Concrete at Home" (Taunton Press, 2005) vibrantly explores the full, imaginative potential of interior concrete applications. Chapter topics include fireplaces, water features, walls as monoliths, and homes made entirely out of concrete. "Concrete at Home" is already topping Home & Garden and Remodeling categories at major nationwide bookstores. While not an architect himself, Cheng heads a firm offering services in residential renovations and innovative, contemporary kitchen and bath design. From architectural design to construction, Chengs custom home projects have been his most spectacular challenges, earning him numerous awards and media accolades over the years. These full-scale design and architectural projects have given him complete creative license to experiment with his signature mediumconcrete. Cheng directs a team of architects, designers and craftsmen that create a range of projectsfrom kitchens, baths, and complete custom homes to concrete water features, sculptural countertops, and custom hoods. Additionally, Cheng is known for his down-to-earth style and approachable manner making him a sought-after speaker at industry tradeshows and events nationwide.