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  • 3/22/2023 1:13 PM

Splashy Slabs 2023 Trends and More

New kitchen and bathroom design trends are constantly emerging, and these trends always include natural stone. Recently becoming popular are “splashy slabs” for countertops. No, we are not just talking about a back or side splash. But instead, a splashy color design and style of a variety of different popular natural stone countertop materials. 

At GMS Werks, we are leaders in the natural stone countertop industry. With over 100 years of experience, we stay up to date on all the latest trends and styles. Below, we go over this new “splashy slab” trend and some others that are becoming increasingly popular this year. 

What are splashy slabs?

Splashy slabs are natural stone pieces that offer an attention-getting look and design. These slabs offer transfixing color shades, creating much more unique coloring and style than regular-styled natural stone pieces. Due to their quarrying process, quartzite and marble are the two natural stones that suit this style the best. 

These colorful slabs of natural stone can be used for more than just countertops, take a look at this beautiful master bath featuring a splashy slab art wall. It’s a simple and stunning way to create a luxury feel in any room. The stone featured in this master bath is Carrera Apuano.

If you are looking for a countertop or wall art material that offers a variety of different natural coloring, splashy slabs are a great choice. GMS Werks has the largest inventory of natural stone slabs in the Midwest, with many splashy slabs to choose from. 

Other Trends

Say goodbye to grout

In other interior design news, grout is out! As many are tired of constantly cleaning out their tile grout, many homeowners are opting for backsplash and other grout-free tile choices. This means that full slab natural stone is becoming much more popular, as well as other bigger tile sizes. 

Large flooring tiles

Another trend that is continuing to be popular are large flooring tiles, especially in the kitchen. Large limestone and flagstone look great in a variety of different kitchen designs, making it a very versatile kitchen flooring choice!

Natural styles

Lastly, natural styles have been a huge trend since the pandemic, and experts sayg that this trend will continue. In bathrooms, homeowners are choosing to use natural materials throughout their design in an attempt to create a calming and serene environment. In kitchens, homeowners are choosing to use natural stone as their countertop, backsplash, and flooring materials!

If you are thinking about freshening up the look and feel of your home’s kitchen or bathroom, these kitchen and bathroom design trends are something to consider! Not only does keeping up with current trends make your home look amazing, but it will also help increase your resale value as well. If you have any questions regarding your next kitchen or bathroom renovation project, give our team a call today! We are happy to answer any questions and help you with your project in any way. 

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