The Many Advantages of Black Kitchen Countertops

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Black kitchen countertops are currently enjoying the limelight. Hard wearing, they are an extremely practical choice for kitchen worktops since they hide the dirt, conceal cracks and are not easily stained.


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They are also beautiful. Using a black quartz worktop gives you a long-lasting, hard-wearing work space that is very chic and attention-grabbing.

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Striking black kitchen countertops make a dramatic impact, bringing elegance and style to your kitchen.

Unlike the bland tones of neutral palettes, they create a sharp contrasting feature, also working well with bright colors, clean crisp white and metallic color schemes.

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How to Use Black Quartz Countertops in Your Kitchen

The classic and timeless kitchen includes painted cabinets by R&G Custom Crafting with polished-nickel pulls from Clyde Hardware Co. The perimeter Carrara marble countertops and Cambrian black granite island top are from Arizona Tile; the counter stools are by Swaim.


Before you’re completely mesmerized and seduced by black quartz countertops, you have to ask yourself one tiny question. Are they suitable for your kitchen space?

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While black kitchen worktops don’t always blend well with soft, cosy, country-style kitchens, they are highly effective with many other home décor styles and themes.

In the end, it's about balance. Black statement countertops are often balanced with lighter colored kitchen uppers and lowers.

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Black kitchen countertops like the Supernatural 5100 Vanilla Noir are well-suited to modern, urban and contemporary design themes.

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You can use black granite countertops for a new twist on a minimalist urban kitchen, using them as a dramatic contrast. Glossy white cabinets with black countertops, finishing with sleek shiny chrome appliances is a classic timeless look.

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Black quartz countertops are a bold statement. They look perfect in a luxurious home.

To take it one step further choose black quartz embedded with tiny glittering particles. The impressive surface holds its own against the rich tones and metallic finishes of this Hollywood-style glamour.

Too Much Black

Over doing black accent colors can make your kitchen feel dark and forbidding. To counter this use high quality overhead lighting, pendant and under-cabinet lighting.

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This will brings out the depth, character and sparkle of black quartz countertops such as the Classico 3100 Jet Black. Contrast the countertops by using other materials to add light and interest to the space.

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You can use glass, stainless steel and chrome alongside black kitchen countertops to add light without affecting the look.

You can also add warmer metallics like copper or brass hardware, pendant lighting or sink for warmth and contrast. Lighter colored kitchen cabinets, walls and floors are the perfect setting to show off your black countertops.

Black Worktops and Georgian Brass Handles

While black and white is an effective and elegant look for kitchens, you can add a splash of color to your back splash, cabinets or walls.

From soft hues to a single bold, hue like gold, scarlet or orange can relieve the dramatic look of a monochrome kitchen, and add warmth to the heart of your home.

It’s easy to see why black kitchen countertops are trending. With the addition of black kitchen appliances, adding a black quartz worktop to your decor theme makes it a versatile, powerful and practical option for many homes.