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New Trends for Granite Countertops: White Carrara Marble

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Tue, Feb 07, 2012 @ 11:00 PM

While marble is known to be a natural stone surface that requires higher maintenance, it is still one of the most coveted surfaces to have in the home. Since some homeowners are hesitant to choose marble countertops because of its susceptibility to stains, they are finding alternate ways to incorporate marble in the kitchen. A prominent trend in kitchen design that has emerged in the last couple of years is the marble backsplash. Designers and homeowners are turning to carrera marble and other white marbles to achieve eye-catching, dramatic backsplash. Here are some of the styles and applications in which this marble backsplash trend is appearing in the design industry. 

Extended counter-to-ceiling marble backsplash

marble countertops 1[Photo By John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA via Houzz


Large, rectangular marble tile backsplash

Granite Countertop with marble backsplash[Photo By Shannon Cabinetry via Houzz


Thin, rectangular marble tile backsplash

Marble countertops

[Photo By Fiorella Design via Houzz]


Tile marble backsplash paired with granite countertops

Granite Countertop and marble backsplash 2[Photo By Shannon Cabinetry via Houzz ]


Marble backsplash and countertops paired with stainless steel 

Marble countertops[Photo By Incorporated via Houzz]

Architects, contractors, designers and homeowners looking for the largest selection of marble slabs in New England can http://www.marbleandgranite.com/stone-slabs/stone-slabs/marble-slabs?color=3. Once you find something you like, come by one of our showrooms in Westwood, Massachusetts or Milford, Connecticut to pick out your slab in person. For questions please call 877-39-STONE. 

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