As a focal point for this dramatic space, the design team chose beautiful Azul Macauba, a blue stone from Brazil, to top the oval-shaped island. A whimsical blue backsplash, in a swirling pattern, complements the blue counters and ties in the white cabinetry in the space.
Contemporary Kitchen With White Carrara Countertop
Natural light streams into this contemporary chef's kitchen, highlighting its creamy, white Carrara countertop and backsplash. Custom, craftsmen cabinetry in deep espresso frames the bright marble surfaces to create a stunning contrast.
Wood Contemporary Kitchen Island With White Countertop
The big island in this contemporary kitchen includes a drawer microwave and a steam oven, subtle visually and yet very functional. The countertop is white quartz with a 2-inch thick walnut butcher block on the end.
Soapstone countertops, like the ones in this kitchen by Jarrett Design, offer a soft look but can also look great in a sleek, modern space. Though pricier than some other countertop options, soapstone is environmentally friendly and durable, offering significant value.
Contemporary Gray Kitchen with White Stone Countertops
New recessed lighting, ceiling height cabinets in slate blue, white stone countertops and a new peninsula make for a kitchen that's both visually striking and ideally suited to the lifestyle of the new homeowners.