Trending Countertops for Modern Kitchens

One of the most defining elements of a kitchen are the countertops. The material selected for the worktops and backsplash are based on two key factors: functionality and personal preference. This design choice is a pivotal feature that will introduce character to the kitchen and influence the rest of the design. Let’s take a look at the materials and how they impact the look of your kitchen.

The ambiance of a kitchen can be anything from classic and comfortable to extravagant and luxurious. All of the material selections in a kitchen will play a role in its overall look and feel, though the starting point often being a center of attraction countertop. 

Countertop Materials 

Each of these materials works well for contemporary kitchen styles. With so many options, you can create a kitchen that is on-trend and matches your personal style. These include stone, quartz, and ceramic. 

  • Natural countertop materials include marble, granite, slate, and limestone. These often work well for feature islands and backsplashes. 
  • Quartz is a manmade stone which works particularly well in the cooking areas of the kitchen. 
  • Ceramic is a print which has become very popular due to its dynamic nature and realistic look.

It is becoming increasingly popular to combine various different materials in the kitchen. Other popular choices for countertops include wood, stainless steel, and high-quality laminate.

The Backsplash

Choosing which materials to use in your kitchen is both a practical and stylish choice. Each of these three materials are great options, with personal preferences playing a major role. The choice of materials is not limited to countertops. 

These materials are also suitable for creating a backsplash. This creates a seamless flow in the kitchen which can create a luxurious ambience. A backsplash can also create interest in the kitchen with a feature section, or extend throughout the kitchen. It’s also great for protecting the walls and easy cleaning.

SieMatic Kitchens

At SieMatic, we understand that worktops influence the appearance of a kitchen and are one of the most important decisions to make when designing yours.

SieMatic offers a wide range of quality worktop designs. Clients can select their favourite materials and refine these by customising the shape, thickness, and edge to suit their needs. This includes worktops comprising of a slate of natural stone on top of supporting material to give you more flexibility with your choice of stone.

In this video, Matthias Hemeier, the Business Manager at Al Gurg Living, discusses the options clients have when selecting countertops, with SieMatic countertops on display. 

Designing Your Dream Kitchen

Plan the kitchen of your dreams with SieMatic. We offer creative kitchen planning with complete interior design guidance. SieMatic kitchens are made to last, utilising the best of German technology. As a heritage brand founded in 1929, SieMatic has an innate understanding of kitchen design and innovation.

Let’s design the kitchen of your dreams. For more inspiration, book a complimentary design appointment with a SieMatic consultant and browse our website where you can see our comprehensive selection of kitchen design services. 


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