16 Kitchens With Marble Countertops That Wow

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN | BY | August 14, 2017

Take a cue from these elegant spaces, and add some sophistication to your kitchen with marble countertops.

CATERED TO YOU

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

Because the wife is a passionate home cook, the kitchen played an important role in the home’s design; the Sub- Zero stove caters to her skills. Vintage gray barn pendants, purchased at RH, hang above the counter topped with honed Kenya black marble from New York Stone. The cabinetry was custom-designed by Nicole Fuller Interiors, as was the custom rug. (Tour the home.)

LABORS OF LOVE

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

The great room’s kitchen and tongue-and-groove ceiling were labors of love for builder Eddie Naugle, who worked diligently to master the angles of the vaulted ceiling. Shimmery backsplash tiles by Mosaic House and Mystery White marble on the countertops lend depth to the monochromatic design. The barstools are by Lee Industries. (Tour the home.)

POP OF COLOR

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

McGuire counter stools from Baker face the kitchen island, which is topped with honed marble from Modul Marble & Granite in Sun Valley, California. Sky blue paint on the ceiling contrasts with the white painted cabinets by O.B. Williams Company. Charles Edwardspendants light the space, and Tulu fabric from Nicky Rising in Los Angeles covers the valance. The Wolf range is from Albert Lee. (Tour the home.)

PERFECT FOR GUESTS

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

A trio of glass pendants by Juliska lights the kitchen island, which is topped with honed Danby marble from Paul’s Marble Depot; the Jessica Charles counter stools, featuring a driftwood finish, are upholstered in Schumacher vinyl. The kitchen cabinetry is by V & A Construction, and the farmhouse sink is by Franke. (Tour the home.)

BEACHY VIBES

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

In the kitchen, shimmery turquoise Romo fabric channels the ocean’s reflectivity on the clean-lined barstools by Costantini Design. The refrigerator, clad in wood, helps to anchor the far end of the space, bridging the kitchen with the entry to the breakfast nook. (Tour the home.)

MODERN-DAY CHIC

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

In the spacious and functional kitchen, Wood-Mode’s Brookhaven cabinetry from Spaces and Views Chicago looks right at home with more traditional elements like a shimmering chandelier from Lamps Plus. The deep walnut island sports a contrasting Carrara marble top. (Tour the home.)

A LUXE LOOK

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

Miele appliances nestle within cabinetry from Arclinea in the kitchen. Calacatta marble tops the counters, and a Herman Miller Eames chair from Design Within Reach pulls up to the island. (Tour the home.)

STEELING OUR HEARTS

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

The reconfigured kitchen now opens to the family room, which features a Ping-Pong table and television. Retro light fixtures from France hang above the kitchen’s Carrara marble and stainless-steel countertops. The Bertoia stools are from Design Within Reach. (Tour the home.)

HELLO, SUNSHINE

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

Interior designer Ken Fulk repositioned the kitchen, and he designed a custom banquette for the adjoining breakfast area. The chartreuse subway backsplash tile by Waterworks adds a sunny touch to the space, and Blu Dot’s Knicker counter stools pull up to the marble-topped island. (Tour the home.)

CASUAL DINING

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

Casual dining takes place around the Carrara marble-topped island, on wooden barstools from World Market. French turn-of-the-century handblown green glass wine bottles, custom-designed into light fixtures by Glynis Wood, hang above. The glossy tile on the backsplash is by Country Floors, purchased at Architectural Tile & Stone. (Tour the home.)

PERSONALLY DESIGNED

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

Designed by builder and homeowner Joseph McHallam, the kitchen cabinetry, custom-made by Crown Point Cabinetry in Claremont, New Hampshire, is topped with statuary white marble countertops. Custom-sized A. Rudin bar chairs, covered in Brunschwig & Fils leather, are from Dean-Warren. Light pendants are by The Urban Electric Co. (Tour the home.)

IT’S A CLASSIC

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

Interior designer Fanny Haim added timeless appeal to the crisp kitchen by topping the island with a classic gold Calacatta marble and pairing it with a white enamel fixture from Ann-Morris Antiques in New York. A breakfast counter wrapped in walnut and Whiteonwhite’s saddle barstools abut the island. (Tour the home.)

SOPHISTICATED STYLE

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

Sleek and urban, in a palette of white, silver and pewter, the kitchen contains Siematic cabinetry topped by Calacatta marble countertops and backsplash. The stainless-steel refrigerator is by Sub-Zero. Design Within Reach’s LEM stools provide a modern perch at the island. (Tour the home.)

THE GLAM KITCHEN

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

Custom cabinetry gives the narrow kitchen a clean fresh feel. Marble crowns the counters and the island, with its hidden warming drawer. Pendants from Hudson Valley Lighting and hardware from Restoration Hardware complete the look. The refrigerator is by Viking, and the range is by Wolf. (Tour the home.)

IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

A fresh shade of mint green brings color to the island, near a Viking range topped with a hood White customized. Tile from Waterworks covers the backsplash, and pendants from Restoration Hardware provide a touch of simplicity. (Tour the home.)

QUIET ELEGANCE

16 Ways Marble Countertops Dress Up A Kitchen

Campbell reconfigured the home’s kitchen, where Berg designed custom bar chairs for the marble-topped island. (Tour the home.)

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