There are many natural stone designs trending in 2018. Some of these design trends have been seen in bedroom walls, a mixture of multiple natural stones, and inspiration from nature. The biggest trend we noticed is the theme of black and white design. The darker and lighter stones compliment well with almost any material and the color combination is timeless and classy. This type of design is used decade after decade simply because it works. Black and white can take over walls, cabinets, floors and sinks while staying within budget and wowing your guests.
Black and white design trends will be represented in natural stone because of the depth they offer and their eye-catching appeal. You can use natural stone in a kitchen, bedroom, outdoor space or living room using all of the options provided to you by Firenze International!
The depth and harmony of a black and white kitchen will leave your clients happy for a long time, but which ones should you recommend?
Dark countertop natural stone ideas
Black Galaxy Granite is perfect as a kitchen countertop or backsplash. It is made mostly of black granite with small flecks of white or gold. The flecks in this stone have the ability to compliment other aspects of your kitchen like your backsplash or cabinets. It’s durable and suited for interior or exterior designs . The dark color for less spills for your clients and more time cooking with their family. Try this as an accent wall to really impress your guests!
Steel Grey Granite is actually from India and is a durable black color rock with tints of grey and flecks of smaller, lighter greys throughout. You can polish the top of this stone to increase reflectivity and protection. You can also use steel grey granite for indoor and outdoor projects. Fill an empty space in your home with this beautiful stone that is sure to impress.
New Emperador Dark Marble is an alternative option for a darker countertop. This design is dramatic and bold because of its contrasting color combination of dark brown and white veining. A kitchen countertop made from this natural stone is sure to turn heads in a showroom or kitchen. This stone will thrive in any climate that doesn’t include freezing temperatures.
Tune in next week for light natural stone options that you can use to create the kitchen your clients have always dreamed of!
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At Firenze International, we offer a wide selection of beautiful and durable natural stone! We also have an experienced board of advisers with over 100 years of experience in the natural stone industry. If you have clients in search of natural stone or looking to start a kitchen or home renovation project this summer, contact us and we would love to help you and your clients find the natural stone countertops, backsplashes, and hardscaping of their dreams!