Ten kitchens with polished granite surfaces

The sturdy, stain-resistant qualities of granite make it a alternative materials for kitchens. Our newest lookbook showcases 10 kitchens on Dezeen that commemorate the light-coloured stone.

Waterproof and scratch-resistant, the igneous rock granite has been utilized in building and inside design for hundreds of years.

Right now, the versatile materials is usually used as a substitute for marble to high kitchen counters and work surfaces, in addition to in loos or on flooring.

From a big gray granite kitchen island in a Mexican residence to a chevron-patterned granite ground in a London home, the examples beneath showcase the numerous methods during which the stone can be utilized to furnish kitchens.

That is the most recent in our lookbooks collection, which offers visible inspiration from Dezeen’s archive. For extra inspiration see earlier lookbooks houses with characterful floating staircases that seem to defy gravity, atriums that brighten and increase residential areas and calm inexperienced bedrooms that showcase the ability of pure colors.

Photograph is by Federica Carlet

403 Greenwich, US, by Stefano Pasqualetti

A mixture of supplies together with metal, marble, granite and wooden had been peppered all through this New York residence, which Italian architect Stefano Pasqualetti aimed to make really feel “soothing and timeless”.

Within the open-plan kitchen, which affords views onto Tribeca’s West Historic District neighbourhood, walnut cupboards are fitted with granite worktops whereas a standout blackened steel staircase runs by way of the property’s core.

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Grove Park by O'Sullivan Skoufoglou
Photograph is by Ståle Eriksen

Grove Park, UK, by O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects 

Designed for a shopper with a eager curiosity within the open air, Grove Park is a terraced home that gives expansive views of the greenery and wild woodland exterior.

London-based studio O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects paired the ash-lined kitchen inside with creamy Shivakashi granite counter tops and splashback and polished concrete flooring, which was forged in situ.

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A kitchen with grey granite countertops and wooden shelving
Photograph is by Denilson Machado

DN House, Brasil, by BC Arquitetos

Positioned in a Nineteen Seventies constructing within the Jardins neighbourhood of São Paulo, this 230-square-metre residence was designed for a panorama architect by native studio BC Arquitetos.

The residence contains a primarily heat pure walnut inside that’s complemented with tougher supplies, comparable to concrete columns, stone flooring and granite counter tops. A group of mid-Twentieth century artwork provides the final touch.

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308 S Apartment by BLOCO Arquitetos
Photograph is by Joana França

308 S, Brazil, by Bloco Arquiteos

Brazilian structure studio Bloco Arquitetos reworked 308 S, an residence in Brasília, by eradicating a number of partitions and reconfiguring the difficult structure to make it extra open plan.

So as to add to the stripped-back look, the architects opted for a impartial color palette, whereas pale granite was used for the kitchen and loo counter tops and flooring.

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Villarroel apartment by Raul Sanchez Architects
Photograph is by José Hevia

Villarroel House, Spain, by Raúl Sánchez Architects

The three most important areas inside this residence in Barcelona are distinguished by contrasting supplies reasonably than conventional partitions, making it seem extra spacious and versatile.

Wood flooring and white-washed partitions outline the residing space whereas useful areas such because the kitchen – the place a granite breakfast island takes centre stage – are accomplished in shades of gray.

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Casa Nicte Ha by Di Frenna Arquitectos
Photograph is by Onnis Luque

Casa Nicté-Ha, Mexico, by Di Frenna Arquitectos

A big granite kitchen island with an adjoining wood counter is positioned in the midst of the double-height kitchen and eating space inside Casa Nicté-Ha, a house designed by Di Frenna Arquitectos in Colima Metropolis, Mexico.

Elsewhere within the three-bedroom home, the studio blended darkish and lightweight decor together with white-painted partitions, heat wooden and concrete flooring and uncovered metal beams.

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A colourful kitchen with grey granite worktops
Photograph is by Serena Eller

Diplomat House, Italy, by 02A

Vintage and mid-century furnishings be part of smooth, up to date cabinetry to create this one-bedroom flat in Rome by native structure and interiors studio 02A.

The stateless diplomat who owns and lives within the dwelling wished to make his house a sanctuary crammed with objects he collected throughout his journeys overseas.

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Berlin apartment by RAUM404
Photograph is by Noshe

Artwork-Aside, Germany, by Raum404

Swiss-based studio Raum404 selected to maintain the interiors as minimal, white and spacious as doable in its renovation of Artwork-Aside, a Nineteenth-century apartment-cum-gallery in Berlin.

The artist proprietor tasked the studio with creating an area that could possibly be opened as much as the general public for exhibitions, which resulted in furnishings that could possibly be folded up and loads of white cabinets that would conceal private belongings.

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Hackney House by Applied Studio

Hackney Home, UK, by Utilized Studio

Black timber decor and loads of home windows had been put in in structure and inside design studio Utilized Studio’s overhaul of this home in east London’s Hackney.

Afterward, the studio fitted the glass extension that homes the kitchen and eating desk with chevron-patterned granite flooring.

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Kitchen in Golden Lane flat by Archmongers
Photograph is by French + Tye

Golden Lane, UK, by Archmongers

Quirky modernist parts comparable to pops of main colors and shiny furnishings had been reinstated by Archmongers in its renovation of this Nineteen Fifties flat in an internal metropolis London property.

Within the peninsula kitchen, which is separated from the eating space by chunky white door frames, white cupboards are topped with metal, whereas gray terrazzo with granite chips highlights the counter finish and splashback.

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That is the most recent in our collection of lookbooks offering curated visible inspiration from Dezeen’s picture archive. For extra inspiration see earlier lookbooks showcasing residential interiors bolstered by uncovered wood beams, residing areas with shiny surfaces that create depth and dimension and gardens with swimming swimming pools which are made for summer season.