A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for food preparation and cooking. A residential kitchen is typically equipped with a stove (gas or electronic stove), a sink with running water (some even equipped with hot and cold water option), a refrigerator, and worktops and kitchen cabinets arranged according to a modular design.
There are many different materials used for kitchen top to blend with the kitchen cabinet. Today we will discuss about some most beautiful kitchen designs with marble and granite. Not only the kitchen, you can also refer to the interior decoration such as wall cabinets, hanging shelves or paint colors when renovating or decorating your kitchen.
#1 Excellent Building Material of Kitchen Worktops: Granite
If you are a lover of simple, luxurious and easy cleaning for your kitchen, the first choice is definitely granite. Just tap the top of the counter or cover the wall near the cooking area to protect the tiles and paint, you will be surprised at the results. Granite is not only durable and long lasting, it’s material design can also walk through time without problem. They can exist in a old school tradition home design, but also a modern home design. The flexibility of this building material has made it one of the most popular material used for kitchen worktops.
#2 The Tradition of Marble
Marble was not previously a popular material in Malaysia. But today, through imported channels and local production, you can easily access to wide variation of marbles. In terms of durability, marble can be affected by natural acids such as lemonade, dish washing liquid so the use process should be more cautious than granite. However, aesthetically, granite has never been fad and will always remain unique in the style of royal and luxurious kitchens. This natural materials usually treated and coated with special coating before it is put into use regardless it is use in kitchen or flooring. Marble has its own fans, one a lover of marble, these fans won’t usually change their favor to other type of materials.
#3 The Colors of Granite Are Very Diverse
Granite is favored not only by its advantages such as durability, long life, easy cleaning but also extremely flexible and rich color palette. Whether your kitchen style is modern or country style, granite is easy to coordinate with other furniture. The variety in colours and patterns also can easily meet the market needs when it comes to design their home kitchen. You can contact a number of suppliers for better advice on the best colors for your kitchen. Do consult your interior designer of you may need a beautiful blend of granite into your kitchen.
#4 It Maybe High cost, But It Has Excellent Quality
Granite is considered to be the most expensive material in the category of kitchen building materials, but it comes with perfect quality as well as long-term use, which does not make you worry about failure or require regular maintenance, especially in the kitchen space – often affected by smoke, oil, food odors and temperature. Your one time investment could save you more in the long run and also ensure you will have a free of mind in up keeping your beautiful kitchen for 10 years, 20 years or even more!
#5 Beautiful Granite Design
This is an example of how granite fits perfectly with the classic and luxurious kitchen style. Elegant cream tones and beautiful stone pattern embellish noble and sophisticated features in the aesthetic taste of the owner. You can choose from more than hundreds of colours and patterns combination of granite design for your kitchen top that favors your overall interior design. Especially for people who love to cook or prepare food in the kitchen, a beautiful, durable, easy to clean working kitchen top will certainly make you more enjoyable while preparing your foods.
#6 Combine Marble or Granite In Black And White Tones
Prices of granite and marble vary according to their quality and color. Black is usually less popular but often has a higher price. However, the elegance and quintessence of black granite cannot be found in any other material. The contrast of the glamorous black of granite and white wood in this photo impresses visually. So for minimalist and simplicity lovers, the combination of black and white tones in your kitchen design definitely could be your best choice. And the use of marble or granite will definitely lift your kitchen quality and design to next level.
#7 The Maintenance Process Is Extremely Simple
Both granite and marble are extremely durable materials and do not require intensive maintenance like wood. The regular polishing process helps maintain the beautiful and durable gloss of two materials. However, do be careful when using the kitchen tops of marble and granite as if the crack does happen on the surface and you are a perfectionist, you repair could be the whole piece of the surface. This is due to some of the design used is a single piece (or synchronized streamline of pattern design) when applying as the kitchen top.