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Most Popular Granite Countertop Colors [UPDATED]


As leading granite countertop installation contractors, we can't help but gush about granite. Each slab is like a one-of-a-kind painting thanks to its unique variations. It’s more than just a visual delight; granite’s low maintenance needs are noteworthy. It's no surprise that homeowners are consistently drawn to its allure. Speaking of its robustness, this natural stone truly stands the test of time, making it an excellent choice for diverse applications — from kitchen countertops and backsplashes to bar tops and wall caps.

Wondering how to pinpoint the perfect one for your home or curious about the trending countertop colors? Dive in, as we delve into the topic right ahead!


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PHOTO CREDIT: Christian Giannelli Photography, 2020


What is the most popular countertop color in 2023?

To make your selection process easier, we've gathered a collection of the most popular granite colors homeowners are installing in their kitchens for you to explore. It's a great place to start your search.


White Primata Granite

White Primata

White Primata is a classic granite choice with a simple, yet elegant pattern. The black and gray crystals create a beautiful contrast against its white base. This countertop will complement almost any kitchen design style.

Looking for an alternative? Try granite in Blanco Leblon or Viatera® Quartz in White Pearl.





Desert Brown Granite

Desert Brown

Desert Brown granite works great with warmer palettes and with darker kitchen cabinets. The neutral tan background is reminiscent of sunbathed sand, with black-speckled highlights and a smattering of burgundy that add a calming richness to the surface. 

Looking for an alternative? Try Cambria® Quartz in Bradshaw.




Sapphire Blue Granite

Sapphire Blue

Sapphire Blue granite is a darker colored natural stone with large sections of black, brown and, of course, blue. It pairs beautifully with both light and dark kitchen design elements, making this granite a versatile, stunning countertop choice.

Looking for an alternative? Try Corian® Solid Surface Lava Rock.




Steel Grey Granite

Steel Grey

If you prefer a kitchen countertop on the cooler side of the color spectrum, Steel Grey granite might be for you. Flecks of light gray highlight the various shades of darker grays, creating a beautiful, neutral canvas for homeowners and designers alike.

Looking for an alternative? Try Viatera® Quartz in Sharpham.




Black Pearl Granite

Black Pearl

Black Pearl granite may look like a basic black countertop at first glance, but this natural stone will surprise you with its gold, silver, brown, gray and even green mineral deposits. These subtle variations reflect the light in your home and catch the eye. Black Pearl is a great countertop choice for anyone seeking to incorporate luxurious contrast in their kitchen design.

Looking for an alternative? Try Cambria® Quartz in Armitage.



As you search for countertop surface materials for your kitchen remodeling project, keep in mind that any granite used to fabricate countertops occurs naturally. This means that granite styles are subject to some variations in shade, coloration and pattern. The very best way to view and select granite countertop samples is in the lighting of your own home.


Which are the most reliable granite countertop installation contractors? 

Every piece of granite that gets the Kitchen Magic stamp of approval is handpicked from the best spots in Brazil, Italy, and the U.S. And we don’t stop there. We give each countertop a solid seal with the latest gear, and yeah, we're confident enough to throw in a limited lifetime warranty. Interested to see what our touch of 'Magic' could do for your kitchen? Simply schedule your free in-home consultation today!



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