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7 Trending Kitchen Designs with Natural Stones for 2018

Natural stones have their own unique designs and textures, which make them a great choice for incorporating into the interior spaces of your kitchen. Kitchen designs that include natural stones are traditional but also have a modern and contemporary vibe. This is due to their rustic yet sophisticated look, combined with their stylish appearance. Eco-friendly natural stones are sustainable and durable too.

Whether you are building your dream home or renovating your dwelling, to make its interiors long lasting, you will have to incorporate timeless decorative themes in your designs. If you choose a natural stone slab for your kitchen countertop, it will add more class when compared to tiles or other man-made options.

Here are seven wonderful ways to include natural stones in your kitchen decoration.

1. Kitchen Stone Walls

Stone walls give a contemporary and classy look to your kitchen, apart from keeping the space cool and comfortable. These walls add coziness and durability to your cooking area while requiring low maintenance costs. Attractive stone walls are perfect for a kitchen as this area often suffers from stains caused by food, oil, spices, and other substances.

An ongoing trend of kitchen design has been to build stone walls in geometric patterns. While introducing this style of kitchen decorative pattern, you can opt for marble inlay in geometric forms as it is very eye-catching and popular. This kind of natural stone application with modern patterns will definitely please you with its overall aesthetic effect on your kitchen. So, contact Gramar Stone Center to get your desired result.

2. Kitchen Stone Countertops

Stone countertops as a part of your kitchen design are the best option for turning your kitchen into an elegant place for cooking. Natural stones offer a lasting beauty to your kitchen countertop, enhancing its aesthetic appeal.

Granite stone, being one of the busier stones, can be used for kitchen countertops for its affordability and durability. Dolomite is the first alternative to marble, as marble is a softer stone more difficult to maintain in the kitchen. Dolomite lies between marble and granite in terms of hardness. If you are still concerned about durability and maintenance, while granite stones are too busy for you, then quartzite is the way to go. Quartzite is stronger than granite, while containing the veining characteristics of marble without the risks of putting it in the kitchen. A quartzite countertop is a fabulous choice to obtain high-end kitchen interiors.

3. Kitchen Stone Floors

Though kitchen stone floors have been used for years, this type of flooring has not lost popularity even now. Available in a beautiful mix of natural colors, natural stones create gorgeous kitchen floors. Found in wonderful designs, colors, patterns, and shapes, these stones provide your kitchen with timeless beauty and elegance. It enhances the visual aspect of your kitchen design. The texture and rustic appeal of stone flooring gives the kitchen floor a solid look.

4. Kitchen Stone Backsplash

Natural stone makes for fascinating and eye-catching backsplash due to its rich texture and color variation. It goes well with any kind of modular kitchen of any color. Natural stones that make good backsplash include travertine, marble, quartzite, and onyx.

Stone backsplash has a few advantages over other types of backsplash, which include extreme durability and versatility, a more professional look, which make for a good match with the kitchen countertop.

5. Kitchen Stone Borders

Natural stones are often used for making borders in the kitchen. This helps in convenient cleaning and also adds to the aesthetic appeal and decor of the kitchen. Natural stone borders can be made at the base of cabinets, on the lower walls, or around doorways. This can be continued all over the house according to your taste.

6. Kitchen Island Decoration

Islands in kitchens add more storage space. These islands can be surrounded with natural stone veneers, which can truly enhance the look of the kitchen. You may build a stunning stone countertop to really match the overall kitchen interior.

7. Built-in Kitchen Appliances

Around the appliances, a casing of stone can be created to get a more natural look. For instance, you can build a supportive shell around the three sides of your refrigerator, grill, and other appliances. The colors and textures should be chosen in such a way that they match with the entire kitchen design perfectly.

Concluding Note

We have seen in this article that there are so many ways to incorporate natural stones in your kitchen decor. Just go for your own preference while choosing the best kitchen decor for your home that incorporates natural stones.

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