current obsessions: choosing between black granite and black quartz countertops

July 06, 2018

Quartz-Countertops

While black countertops are definitely a bold choice, it’s likely that homeowners looking to “go to the dark side” in their kitchen or bathroom remodel already made that decision a long time ago. If you’re among the budding designers who have fallen in love with an unforgettable black countertop design, it’s time to purchase a high-quality black surface. There’s just one question: should you go with black granite or black quartz countertops

When it comes to countertops, these materials are still the two most popular choices, and for good reason. With several factors to consider for your choice, take a look at some of the benefits to discover if black granite or quartz best fits your lifestyle. 

The Aesthetics

Marquina-MidnightFeatured: Marquina Midnight Quartz

Quartz is a man-made material that’s made from one of the hardest minerals on earth and also includes polymer resins and color additives. One of the best things about quartz is that you’ll always end up with consistent coloring and patterns.

There won’t be any surprises with quartz colors. Or if you choose a patterned quartz like Marquina Midnight Quartz with gray veining for a natural stone look, your actual slab will look just like the sample you chose. 

nordic-black Featured:black quartz countertop options for even more choices and inspiration. 

Read More About Granite and Quartz:

The Distinct Similarities Between Quartz and Granite
Granite And Quartz Countertops Compared
Which To Choose: Quartz Versus Granite