The sturdy design of this heat insulation pad provides a flat and stable surface for resting hot pans and other cookware like casseroles, frying pans, bowls, plates, etc. It's perfect for preventing possible heat damage from any type of food, protect the counters and tables surfaces entirely from scratches and heat. Attractive design of this item does not make it only a pot trivet. It is easy to use and will be a beautiful addition to any kitchen or dining room. If you have a small kitchen sink, it can be used as a dish drying rack for drying dishes, cups, plates, bowls, tableware, cookware, etc.