NKBA Kitchen Trend: Quartz Countertops

Quartz countertops are gaining popularity in the kitchen for their durability, easy maintenance, and heat and stain resistance.

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Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Shimmering Quartz

Horizontal-grain Sapele Mahogany cabinets are topped with white quartz for ease of maintenance in this sleek, contemporary kitchen. A glass tile backsplash in shades of cream, gray and blue continue the horizontal aesthetic.

The Perks of Quartz

Quartz countertops are gaining popularity in the kitchen for their durability, easy maintenance and attractive colors and patterns. In this kitchen, white quartz countertops and dove white countertops are paired with a live-edge walnut bar-top for gorgeous contrast. 

From: Cassandra Nordell-MacLean

Complementary Quartz

White quartz countertops and neutral-colored cabinets let the eye-catching tile backsplash take center stage in this coastal kitchen. 

Timeless Midcentury Style

White quartz countertops are a bright finishing touch for this midcentury modern kitchen, enhancing the room’s open and airy feel. The designer maintained the space’s original curved layout and incorporated a raised bar between the kitchen and family room to define the two areas. 

Hard-Working Island

With a long trough sink, an oven and range, and a beautiful custom vent hood with hooks for storing pots, this spacious quartz-topped island is made for serious cooking. The concrete-capped pedestal is used for displaying food and beverages.

Family Gathering Spot

A curved, solid walnut bar serves as a gathering hub for the family in this contemporary kitchen. The walnut and white oak cabinets are paired with white quartz countertops for gorgeous contrast.