Gray Is the New Black!

December 14, 2018

Gray Is the New Black!

Gray works just perfectly for kitchens. The color sways between a relaxing neutrality and an exciting warmth, managing to provide the best of both worlds. Of course, depending on what shade of gray you choose, your kitchen could be closer to one end or the other.

It is the perfect color to choose for your kitchen remodeling project, whether you want to contrast brighter hues on your floor or fabrics, create textured variations in your kitchen space, or create an exciting yet relaxing space. One area where it has become common is in kitchen Countertops.

One common reason why homeowners avoid gray is the color’s association with dullness, modesty, and boredom. However, any other color scheme can also be given these attributes. It all depends on how you mix and match. In our round-up of gray Quartz samples below, you can see how different colors and textures are used to create an amazing style with gray cabinets being a big part of it. If you are not so sure of your mix-and-match skills, a talk with an interior designer might provide some guidance.

The Perception of Color Gray

At first glance, gray seems like an odd color to choose for the kitchen, an area that is often associated with bright and overly warm colors. Why is it then, that more and more homeowners are opting for gray-themed kitchens? The answer is in the perception of the color.

A kitchen where everything is gray in color is bound to be dull and quite depressing. Can you imagine a gray floor, gray walls, a gray ceiling, gray everything? But in this case, we are talking about using one aspect of the kitchen, the countertops, to create the perfect décor for your cooking space. A kitchen adorned with gray counters, and the right matching colors, is far from dull or depressing. The experience perception is far more positive.

  • There is a feeling of expectation. Gray Countertops build anticipation for other aspects of the kitchen. You cannot wait to see the cabinets, the floor, the backsplash, and so on. In a way, gray allows other elements of the kitchen décor to stand out. Instead of boring, gray actually makes the kitchen more exciting.
  • An atmosphere of style and luxury. Step into a gray-themed kitchen and you will think you are in some high-end condo. Gray has an unmistakable feeling of classic style and unmitigated luxury.
  • Relaxing yet exciting. There is a certain hard-to-explain way in which gray causes a deep sense of relaxation yet sparks excitement through its contrast with other nearby colors and textures.

The gray color is a projection of attributes such as cool, wise, knowledgeable, quiet, peaceful, and clean. Gray Countertops will transform your kitchen into a place of tranquility, warmth, and relaxation. What more would you want for one of the most important spaces in your home

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