Marble is one of those natural stones that we love for its authentic, luxurious and versatile appearance. Whether you are looking for ideas for a new kitchen or remodeling an older space, this gallery of kitchen images with marble countertops will show you how this beautiful stone can transform your interior. !
Marble worktop and modern kitchen interior with wood accents
Did you know that in ancient times, marble was considered such a precious stone that it was one of the main reasons for colonizing new territories in the Mediterranean basin? An expensive and highly regarded product, marble continued to adorn the traditional kitchens of the region for many years. No wonder then that it remains, even today, one of the classic choices for interior design in Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal..
Layout of marble worktops on kitchen island with hobs: a practical solution for the interior
In fact, for many years, this stone was reserved for the decoration of sumptuous and luxurious spaces. We consider that it was this period in the history of the use of marble that gave it its reputation as a luxury material, worthy of adorning the most enviable city residences and country villas..
Kitchen with modern central island in marble and wood of modern design
White kitchen counter with white marble cladding and hob
Moreover, we have inherited this idea of marble as a noble and refined stone from the Renaissance period during which Europeans rediscovered the art of classical antiquity and the exemplary beauty of many Greek and Roman sculptures made in fine marble. white in color.
Decorative kitchen idea with white marble worktop and central island with black furniture
Produced by many European countries, the best known of which are Greece, Italy and Spain, but also in other regions of the South and North of our continent, this stone is today accessible to almost all French homes. However, this did not change its reputation as a luxurious and sophisticated material..
Modern kitchen decoration with low furniture in white, splashback and gray marble worktop
It is for this reason that marble continues to appeal to many people and remains one of the favorite types of stone among Europeans when it comes to the choice of kitchen coverings, worktops and splashbacks for this room. Room of the house.
Kitchen with island, bar and white marble surfaces on the worktop and splashback
Marble is a metamorphic stone formed under the pressure of heat or calcite crystals. It is therefore a robust stone but also very porous.
Kitchen worktop around the sink with marble and wood surfaces
All of this means, therefore, that it is fragile and more prone to stains and scratches than other types of stone..
Modern style kitchen with white marble bar counter and wooden base units
As a result, a marble worktop is never identical to another and each interior with a marble counter or coating has its own identity..
Kitchen interior with gray island and white marble countertop
This characteristic of stone also gives it its elegant and authentic appearance that we have come to appreciate and love in interiors of all styles..
Small space kitchen decoration with white tiles and marble worktop
In fact, this is a quality of stone that you cannot escape once you have installed marble cladding in your home. It is therefore better to know it before making your choice, to weigh its advantages and disadvantages. !
Traditional kitchen renovation idea with central island dressed in veined marble
You will understand, marble (and especially the white varieties of this kind of stone) is an ideal material for decoration or for the renovation of a traditional and contemporary kitchen..
Traditional marble kitchen sink and dark-toned wooden furniture
This type of surface combines nicely with wooden furniture, light or dark, which is typical for this type of interior..
Traditional kitchen decoration and renovation idea with marble surfaces and white furniture
But that’s not all: thanks to its very rich history and inseparable from the evolution of our conception of craftsmanship and art, marble evokes the idea of a certain know-how and a expertise.
Kitchen interior design with black stone worktop and bar paint color idea
And these are qualities that this stone seems to be able, by some miracle, to transfer to those passionate about the culinary art using a marble worktop. !
Stone kitchen worktop and decoration with hanging glass lights
Because, like wood, this stone seems to carry with it all the knowledge and all the experience that we have accumulated since the time we discovered the properties of these two materials..
Interior layout of open kitchen with stone worktop with jamb
Unlike other types of stone which generally remain attached to one or two decorating styles, the marble worktop has successfully adapted to modern style kitchens..
Kitchen island counter, black marble bar and modern interior with metal surfaces
This is just an example of such an interior organized around a central island in black and covered with a marble worktop in the same color. A few shiny touches and metallic surfaces indicate that we are fine in a modern style space.
Worktop with white marble jamb and wooden kitchen furniture
Countertops with jambs are often made of marble since this kind of sturdy stone is a great way to protect the facades of modern kitchen islands and bars. What a great way to create a focal point in a modern style kitchen !
Kitchen decoration with marble splashback and practical stone worktop
All types of marble are not the same and it is precisely for this reason that the price of a marble worktop can vary depending on the type of stone chosen..
Small kitchen island with compact stools and marble work surface
Today, Italian marbles are among the most popular and best-selling in the world. Two of the varieties taken from quarries in Italy are often cited to illustrate the differences that may exist between types of stone..
Kitchen renovation: furniture in white color and kitchen island with bar and marble worktop
Carrara marble is a generally grayer shade product that is known for its very affordable price. The so-called Calacata marble, also from Italy, has more pronounced veins, which also makes it more expensive and more sought after.
Black and wood kitchen with black marble counter and splashback
In a similar way, some kinds of stone have yellowish or red undertones (Siena, Italy), other kinds of the material have shades of pink (United States) and even green (Ireland) … without forgetting either black marble (Spain) !
Photo of white and wood kitchen with modern cental island made in marble
The marble worktop is able to give a dramatic touch to the interior of a kitchen, especially when it produces original contrasts. This is the case of marble countertops associated with wooden furniture.
White and black kitchen with wood accents and black marble countertop
The situation is similar also in the interiors with black marble countertops. In the photo above, we can see a very pretty modern kitchen with white furniture and wood centered around a massive island in black marble.
Paint color idea for kitchen interior with white marble worktop
All types of furniture painted in neutral colors harmonize wonderfully with the marble worktop. This is also the case with the color taupe, very trendy at the moment. So this is a good idea for those who have a kitchen to renovate and who are wondering what color to associate with a stone countertop of this variety. !
Black and white kitchen with checkered floor tiles, splashback and marble countertop
Marble is a stone that was discovered hundreds of years ago and is often found in the interiors of historic homes. If you are seduced by the romantic atmosphere of such homes, consider the layout of a kitchen with marble worktop in white or black.
Modern black and white kitchen layout idea with marble touches
For many French people, marble is a stone that continues to symbolize luxury interiors and chic decor. For this reason, we rarely imagine counters dressed with this kind of stone in a kitchen of small surface. But, in fact, this material fits without any difficulty in modern style interiors and in small kitchens..
Kitchen sink and worktop in white natural stone
White and wood kitchens continue to attract more and more people. If you are in this category, know that marble is an excellent choice for the coating of your modern and practical worktop. !
Modern design kitchen with large central island in black marble and worktop with jamb
Another kind of interior where you often find the marble worktop: the black and white kitchen. There you have the choice between a white or black marble coating.
Kitchen sink with veined stone splashback and decorative idea with marble
Another great idea for a modern kitchen is a marble sink. Sinks made of stone are generally larger than those made of modern materials such as stainless steel, for example. They are therefore not only more aesthetic and more authentic but also more practical in everyday life. !
Modern style white kitchen: interior design idea with marble countertop and stone splashback
And while we’re at it, why not consider the idea of combining a marble worktop with a kitchen splashback made of the same material ?
Kitchen with modern bar: splashback surface and black marble worktop
It’s up to you to choose between shades of white or black knowing, however, that white remains much more common in modern kitchens !
Photo of modern design kitchen with black lacquered furniture, splashback and natural stone worktop
Lacquered furniture is one of the symbols of modern design kitchen decoration. And, thanks to its shiny surface, marble is an ideal addition for a kitchen with this kind of furniture..
L-shaped kitchen decoration with marble bar and white lacquered furniture
Is choosing a marble worktop for the counter of a bistro-type kitchen with a bar, is it really a good idea? Yes, absolutely, as the example in this image shows us !
Kitchen small space and natural decor with white marble surfaces and black and wood furniture
Who says marble, also says immaculate white surface! The color white is generally related to purity and cleanliness. It is for this reason that it dominates the decoration of many spaces where hygiene is essential. And what better way for kitchen decor than to bet on a natural material that offers us this quality ?
Image of modern center island of black kitchen with dark tones marble worktop
Example of white marble stone worktop and kitchen sink by East Living