15. Blending Materials
With the general countertops in this kitchen having a subdued look, the vibrant granite of the center island really stands out. By doing this, it underscores the breathtaking view.
16. Expanding Possibilities
Granite comes in all kinds of patterns and colors! Check out how beautiful the rose-colored granite of the center island works with the black cabinetry here.
17. Expanding Patterns
As much as you should consider color for your granite countertops, also be sure to consider the pattern. Look at how the grain of the granite used here adds wonderful spark to this black-and-white kitchen design.
Try to imagine this kitchen with a blander countertop choice; when you do, you’ll realize just how much the richness of the granite contributes to the overall look.
19. Unique Touches
There’s something very cool that’s been done here. Check out the stainless steel countertops in the back, and then check the edges of the granite countertop for the island.