Granite countertops have been at the height of popularity for years now and in great demand for a high-end look with relatively little maintenance. The are substantial, visually stunning and extremely long lasting. As with all other countertop materials, they are an investment and you`ll want to be sure granite is the right choice by doing your research and homework. Granite is a natural, igneous rock composed of quartz, feldspar, micas, and a mixture of additional trace minerals. Forbes explains they types and amounts of the different minerals are what give granite different colors, textures and patterns. It typically 10 to 50% quartz, which is semi-transparent white, and 65 to 90% feldspar, usually pinkish or white. Generally, natural stone like granite is desirable because it has more character than man-made countertop surfaces. Granite is sourced from around the world, including India, Brazil, Norway, Italy and China. The world`s largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry is near Barre, Vermont.
Don't be afraid to use black in narrow or smaller spaces – as long as you have the lighting to balance the darkness. It’ll become a comfy, cozy spot to be in when done right. Your black kitchen can be as traditional in feel and in style as a simple, white kitchen can be. Just look how beautiful those classic cabinets are in black. One may not think that wood works with black but, in fact, it can cozy up a modern, chic design in an instant making it a more welcoming space – like you see here with the floor. There's something really freeing about this kitchen, so make sure when deciding on your kitchen renovation you realize that darker, deeper tones can have that same light and breathy air about it. We‘re loving this edgy and artistic black kitchen. Filled with subway tile, industrial pendant lighting and black cabinetry, you‘ll wow yourself with its design everyday when you walk in for breakfast.You should really think about what you put on your shelves, especially with some open cabinets, because it can make or break the theme and vision you’re going for. The pops of color here play well with the black scheme. Just because it’s a kitchen doesn‘t mean you can’t be completely unique and innovative with your styling ideas. This space combines so many different themes of interior design: classic, contemporary and rustic too. Here‘s a kitchen that shows how dramatic and rich an all-black kitchen can truly be. It will never go out of style – black never does – and neither will the sophisticated lines of the space. Black can be the perfect foundation to a fashion-forward space full of style and modern design. We love how bachelor-pad like this space feels but also how upscale and beautiful it is too.
Maybe you should set the tone using a part of the room that isn't focused on as much. A painted wooden floor – in black – will pop and make a statement unlike any other flooring option. Keep your black cabinets grounded and then your open shelves up top. You`ll create a gorgeous foundation and a way to style it to your liking – in a personalized and eclectic way. But do it in a way that fits your personality or the family`s style. Make it a bit less dull by contrasting a lot of different textures as well. To up the modern notches to your design, go with a minimalistic feel. This will set off the lines and neutral tones in a way that makes everything look a bit cleaner and more sophisticated. There's something really futuristic, fun and forward-thinking about this kitchen. We're loving the black and iron combinations and the industrial accents as well.
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