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  • 3/29/2023 12:30 PM

Top Countertop Colors and Designs of 2023

As a new year brings new trends, there are still many styles and trends that continue to be popular. Exotic natural stone, an increase in quartz and quartzite countertops and neutral colors continue to dominate the natural stone industry. 

We work with granite, marble, quartz and quartzite countertops on a daily basis, and have seen how amazing these trends have become in recent years. As your natural stone countertop Omaha experts, we are here to keep you up to date on all things natural stone countertops. Below, we go over some of the top countertop colors of 2023.

Neutral tones

When it comes to choosing natural granite or marble countertops, your options are endless. This year, we have seen a big increase in neutral tones. But why? These lighter colors are usually a safe bet. They don’t grow outdated as easily as other extravagant colors, and they can easily be updated and complemented with backsplashes or new paint later on down the road. Also, light-colored countertops can fit into almost any design you’d like!

Honed and matte finishes

Another common trend homeowners are choosing for their natural stone countertops are honed and matte finishes. These finishes create a more sheen look rather than the typical glossy look of natural stone, which can help your space look more natural. These finishes are better when used with neutral tones and colors, and are especially beautiful in any kitchen! 

Exotic veining

Although black and white stone countertops are among the most popular color options, many homeowners are also choosing slabs with exotic veining! Every natural stone slab has its own and unique veining, which makes your countertops stand out from others. Plus, the veining goes along with the “natural feel” trend, as it brings a very earthy tone to your space! 

Along with this, we have seen an increase in colored veining. Naturally, veining offers gray, tan and gold shades, but some manufacturers are branching out to include veining in green and blue shades as well. 

Blue tones

Lastly, blue tones are becoming more popular throughout kitchen and bathroom designs, and this includes countertops! Blue tones can offer a sense of calm in interior spaces, and are often associated with the ocean. While blue colored countertops become more popular, there are many great blue granite, quartz and quartzite countertops options to choose from!

Trends come and go, but when it comes to countertops, natural stone is timeless. If you are planning a kitchen or bathroom remodel, consider these color, design and finishing trends! 

At GMS Werks, our team has many years of experience within the natural stone industry. We import all of our natural stone slabs from quality quarries all around the world, and we can certainly help you find the natural stone you are looking for! If you have any questions regarding our products and services, give us a call today! We are more than happy to assist you in any ways possible.

We have been meeting the needs of both residential and commercial customers for over 90 years.