Kitchen Design Trends for 2018

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With a new year comes thoughts of how to renovate or redecorate the home. And where better to start than in the heart and hearth of the home, the kitchen? There are a few bold trends that are poised to take over 2018 and we’re here to tell you all about them. And, one thing all if these trends have in common is their ability to seamlessly incorporate the perfect granite countertops. We can get you the new granite kitchen counter you want for your for St Paul home. And, as experts in kitchen countertops, we’d like to tell you all about these great trends as well as recommend the right countertops to incorporate.

Sea Greens (and Blues)

Blues and greens emerged as ‘go-to’ color choices for cabinetry last year. They are classic, calming and offer unique charm over classic neutral cabinetry. Complement these colors with light or dark solid color granite kitchen counter for a style that evokes mid-century charm.

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Dark Countertops

Dark countertops made a huge comeback this year. A granite kitchen counter in black, dark green, slate and multi-colored rust tones is what you should be looking for. They look great with a variety of cabinetry and offer a bold contrast, adding lines and definition to the room.

White on White

White is the predominant color for backsplashes, countertops and wall finishes for 2018. Choose a granite kitchen counter in white or light colored neutrals to complement.
As popular as white cabinets are, grey is the second choice for many. Grey cabinets are like a chameleon of sorts, versatile with and granite kitchen countertop styles.


The most popular kitchen design of the year will be farmhouse, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association’s annual trends report. It’s marked by the use of barn doors, painted cabinets, shiplap wood paneling and similar features. Complement this trend white a granite kitchen counter that is white they grey flecks or dark, as long as it exudes classic, rustic charm.

Whatever trend you choose, a granite kitchen counter is known for its looks. No two slabs of granite are exactly alike, so you are guaranteed to have a unique look in your kitchen when you have a granite kitchen countertop installed.

Looking to have a new granite kitchen counter installed in your St Paul home? Give us a call today at 612-822-3135 or contact us online.


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