64 percent of new homes have granite countertops, making it the most popular material for countertops by far. When purchasing granite countertops, you may consider price, durability and quality. But the most important thing to consider is color. At the end of the day, it’s all about the look. Here are a few things you should consider when deciding what granite color is best for your kitchen.

Keep Your Granite Styles in Check

Countertops can make or break your kitchen’s feng shui. When deciding on the color of your kitchen countertops, it’s important to consider your kitchen style. For instance, if you have a modern kitchen, black-colored granite can enhance its sleek and sharp appearance. On the other hand, if you have a more rustic kitchen, brown-colored granite can add warmth to the space. If you’re feeling bold, you might want to consider a deep blue granite, but make sure your decor is just as fierce.

While it may not seem obvious, your countertop color can make your kitchen look much larger or smaller than it actually is.

Complement or Contrast

kitchen with white cabinets and gray granite countertops

After your kitchen countertops, cabinets are probably the most important visual element in your kitchen. When choosing a granite color, you’ll either want to contrast or complement your cabinets’ color. You want your countertops to either blend in with your kitchen or stand-out and pop. Here are some granite and cabinet color combinations to consider:

  • White cabinets with black granite.
  • Brown granite with light-colored cabinets.
  • Dark cabinets with neutral shades of granite.

If you’re considering vibrant greens and reds for your countertop colors, you should pair them with cabinets that have a more muted shade, which will keep the kitchen from looking too loud visually.

It’s Not Always As It Seems…

While it may not seem obvious, your countertop color can make your kitchen look much larger or smaller than it actually is. If you have a big kitchen, you’ll be better off with black granite and other darker tones. On the contrary, if you have a small kitchen, you’ll want to go after granite with lighter tones. Light-colored granite is going to make your kitchen seem larger and brighter. Also, for small kitchens, consider keeping your countertops clear of clutter. Only add necessary decor and functional items that will enhance the overall look of your kitchen.

If you are looking for options for your new kitchen countertops, contact Affordable Granite Concepts. We offer a no-cost consultation with our team of experts who can help bring your kitchen to life!

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Affordable Granite Concepts is a premier granite installation and fabrication company located in Altamonte Springs. We offer one of the biggest selections of granite, quartz, and natural stone to the Orlando area at our 12,000 square foot showroom. We prioritize satisfaction, quality, and timeliness. Our ultra-fast granite fabrication process for custom granite countertops takes only 3-business days. If you’re in Central Florida, you can count on us to make your vision come to life at the best price!

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Customer testimonials

Gregory DavidGregory David
23:01 12 Aug 22
Went way over and above to take great care of us with our new granite kitchen tops! Andriza worked wonderfully with us! Her installers were great and even installed my under mount sink I bought! Highly recommend this team for any granite or quartz countertops. I couldn't be more pleased with them.
Paul DouillettePaul Douillette
22:31 04 Aug 22
Recently I remodeled my entire kitchen 8/02/22. I used Affordable Concepts for all my Quartz. I must admit that at the beginning there was a communication problem that was resolved. With the help of Walter and my account executive Sylvio all problems were resolved to my satisfaction. The fabricators were all respectful, dedicated and hardworking and the results are beautiful. Thank you all.
Alex DiBartolomeoAlex DiBartolomeo
01:58 13 Apr 22
From start to finish Walter and his team were beyond helpful. Helping pick out the perfect granite to handling every aspect of the install. Installers were kind, courteous and unbelievably professional. This company understands what customer service is all about and how to go above and beyond for the customer. If you are looking to update or remodel, Affordable Granite is the best company to go with.
Chris KraemerChris Kraemer
22:11 18 Nov 21
They did a great job every step of the way! From estimating all the way through installation. Great company!
18:51 02 Oct 21
Amazing quality and customer service! Lisandra went above and beyond even for our smaller scale project! We couldn’t have asked for a better experience. We will definitely be back for any future stone work we need! Thanks again!