If we’re being honest, traditional white kitchens will likely never go out of style. But why fit in with the crowd when your kitchen can stand out from the rest? In the last several years, darker kitchens with vibrant features have seen a resurgence in popularity. So many homeowners are hoping to implement designs to make their house truly one of a kind. And typically, that starts in the kitchen.
When balanced well with light and warm undertones, dark kitchens can be the perfect design showcase for any home. Whether you want to balance the dark look of a countertop or small accents of black, there are so many ways to elevate the look of your kitchen.
This interior design trend has become increasingly popular in recent years. Especially for those hoping to achieve a bachelor pad look or a more sleek design, dark accents are certainly the way to go. If this sounds like you, there are so many options out there to choose from for darker features to incorporate into your existing design. At Granite Liquidators, we have an extensive selection of dark granite, quartzite, and even marble for the surfaces in your kitchen. We also work with many local contractors and builders who can add all the dark elements you’d like. Below, we’ll break down the most common features that our customers love to go to the dark side on.
Dark countertops are the perfect way to set the tone in the heart of the home. Beyond completely black countertops, there are also many slabs that have their own accents of black in a more subtle and unique way. Not to mention, dark countertops are great for those who don’t love to clean. The dark coloring on its surface will keep any debris and etching hidden. This is ideal for families or those frequently on the go with insufficient time to clean. Dark countertops are sure to keep your spaces looking sleek and clean for years to come.
At Granite Liquidators, we have many varieties of dark natural stone. From a polished finish to a textured leathered look, there are endless options to choose from. These bold and versatile slabs are sure to make your home stand out from the crowd. And similarly to the classic white kitchen look, a dark and modern kitchen will be in style for decades to come.
For those with existing light countertops looking for a way to enhance the tones in their space, dark cabinetry is the perfect solution. If black is too harsh of a color for your space, consider darker toned wood. These darker accents will bring dimension and creativity into any space.
Floors and Ceilings
Maybe you’ve got a beautiful light kitchen that you’re not ready to part ways with— and that’s okay! Consider adding darker flooring or ceilings to really accentuate your existing space. Dark floors can come in the form of darker toned wood or even black tiling. Whether you want the color definition of tiles or the raw texture of concrete, dark flooring is sure to make a statement. Likewise, many homeowners enjoy the look or dark ceilings. This usually comes in the form of dark interior wood siding but it can also be painted or simply have dark beams. There are lots of creative ways to implement the spaces above and below us into the dark design of our homes.
Not ready to commit to dark features installed into the bones of your home? No problem. There are lots of dark furniture accents to add to your kitchen area to achieve a dark look without the irreversibility. A dark dining table nearby or dark bar stools to line your island are great examples of what can be achieved to add depth to a space. Even a dark floor mat or runner lining the kitchen is a wonderful way to add functionality and dark features to your space.
To learn more about the available dark slabs at Granite Liquidators, contact our specialists here for a quote!