Stone Kitchen Island Trends

There are so many benefits to having stone countertops in your kitchen. They are easy to clean, show very little wear and tear, won’t stain, and are very attractive to look at.

You have so many options to consider when choosing your stone kitchen island. There are so many different styles and colors to choose from! Here are some trends to consider when designing and choosing your next stone kitchen island.

  • Natural Granite Countertops: This isn’t necessarily a new trend, but granite is such a great material that is heat-resistant, requires low maintenance, and is absolutely beautiful. Granite countertops range in colors to easily match any color scheme in your home.
  • Marble Countertops: Unmatched in beauty, marble does have some maintenance involved. It scratches and stains more easily that granite, but makes for a great cooking surface!
  • Soapstone Countertops: Soapstone is making a huge comeback, and gets even more beautiful with age. Soapstone darkens over time, but doesn’t absorb stains or discolor. It is one of the only stones that doesn’t require sealant.
  • Quartz: Quartz is one of the more popular alternatives to granite for it’s sturdiness and durability. Quartz also doesn’t require sealant and is heat tolerant.
  • Lava Stone: This is a newer stone making its way into the kitchen island arena. It is smooth like glass, comes in a variety of colors, and is non-porous so it is resistant to stains, heat, and scratches.


Latest Kitchen Remodel Trends in Austin, Texas

Synergy Granite is pleased to update you with a few of the trending kitchen remodel styles in Austin. We want you to be up-to-date on what kitchen designs are in this year to keep you from being stuck in the past.

Over the last few years, the “green building” movement has taken control of the design aesthetic for many projects around the house. The kitchen has been the place for newest trend in using eco-friendly products. Natural elements like stone and glass fit into this new movement and keep up with the durability needs for the most used room in the house.

The biggest trend this year has been a color change in the kitchen. A few years ago, bright color was the “it” thing in the kitchen, but now we’ve seen a drastic change to strictly neutrals. This year a new color has squeezed its way in to the neutral category and it is taking over the market. Grey. Grey is being mixed with charcoal, taupe, pearl, and thousands of other neutral colors to create the rich, clean, neutral palette. Also, there are now gray options in glass, ceramic and quartz surfacing products popping up every day.

Synergy Granite is here to be a part of your kitchen remodeling needs and we are proud distribute such products trending this year and years to come.

New grey granite trends

Grey granite is being mixed into the neutral palatte to creat crisp, clean kitchens in Austin, Texas