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Hello,
I am renovating the kitchen in my townhouse and have already installed new wood floors and cabinets. The floor is red oak and the cabinets are white maple with slab doors and stainless bar pulls. The appliances are stainless with black trim. The kitchen is only 150 sf. There are no windows but it has some natural light from an adjoining room. I would like to pick a granite countertop that has good re-sale appeal. I've shopped a few granite yards but I am having trouble making a decision. I don't especially like the granites with brown or gold. The granites with lots of movement seem like they would not look good in a small space. The black granites would look good with white but I am afraid they would make a small kitchen seem dungeon-like. I looked at the engineered quartz like Caesarstone and like the solid medium gray color but I am afraid that will look very dated in five years and may not appeal to many buyers.

Any suggestions? Thanks
 
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Take a look at what Cambria has to offer, I have the Bradshaw and it is amazing. Of course there are more subtle choices for your consideration.

http://cambriausa.com/en/desig...c7R6SAYGkRoCKJXw_wcB


Life is a great big canvas...throw all the paint on it you can.
Danny Kaye
 
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The sample photos do not do it justice here's my counter closeup


Life is a great big canvas...throw all the paint on it you can.
Danny Kaye


 
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Nice countertop.

I just wanted to say you may want to avoid black. I know it was popular but it makes a room appear dark. We bought a house with a large great room, the kitchen in one corner. With the black countertops I usually have to turn on a light despite the skylight.
 
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