White is the perfect color to start with when designing a kitchen. White allows the space to feel larger, architecture to stand out and textures and accent colors to really pop. But when it comes to white countertops, marble is not the only option. Here at Marble and Granite in New England, we are noticing that white granite has become very popular among homeowners and property owners, too. This is because white granite can provide the same elegant beauty as marble countertops but with the advantages of more durability and slightly less maintenance.
Whether you decide to go with white marble or white granite, it's important to keep in mind that white countertops will look different in different lights. A perfect example of this is the Elle Decor article on a Cape-style Connecticut house
that was renovated to feature a mostly-white palette. The designers picked out a white granite slab, but when they brought it home, they realized the slab had much more gray and beige than they originally thought. As the Elle Decor staff
put it, "just as bright light can many colors out of one, softer light can make one out of many."
To show you the different colors and patterns that can be found in white granite countertops and how they can be incorporated into different interior design styles, here are a few examples of kitchens and bathrooms with white granite surfaces.
- Alaskan White granite
- Andromeda White granite
- Bethel White granite
- Bianco Avorio granite
- Bianco Romano granite
- Bianco Sardo granite
- Bianco Torroncino granite
- Kashmire White granite
- London White granite
- Mother of Pearl Quartzite granite
- Piracema Light granite
- White Macaubas granite