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14 Concrete Countertops That Prove This Material Suits Any Decor

Concrete countertops have some serious advantages over granite and other popular stone toppers. Concrete can be dyed any color (or have colorful or shiny bits added into it). It can take almost any size or shape, which is ideal for small or unique spaces and makes room for creativity in execution.

Concrete can also have invisible seams, so you can have a large even-looking expanse, and over time, it develops a beautiful patina. You do need to seal the concrete, to make it waterproof (raw concrete will absorb water and stains), but other than that initial job, it’s pretty low-maintenance stuff.

Creative Shapes and Fittings

Concrete and bright colors are a great combo
Concrete and bright colors are a great combo

Concrete countertops can be designed with sinks built in, as in this example, with a great wide countertop for food prep.

An unusually shaped countertop is complimented by the furniture choices
An unusually shaped countertop is complimented by the furniture choices

If you like rounded edges and soft lines, concrete countertops make it happen, like this one from Stone Soup Concrete in Massachusetts.

Concrete-grey and yellow work together beautifully
Concrete-grey and yellow work together beautifully

It’s hard to believe that this concrete countertop is DIY, but it is! It’s actually just a layer of concrete over an existent old, worn counter.

Dark-colored concrete makes a dramatic statement
Dark-colored concrete makes a dramatic statement

A tight angle that’s specific to a singular kitchen space shows concrete’s versatility.

Amazing Abstract Additions

Brown countertops never looked so good
Brown countertops never looked so good

This beautiful chisel-edge countertop looks at a quick glance like wood—but it’s actually a great example of the colorations possible with concrete.

Proof that concrete can take on many forms
Proof that concrete can take on many forms

This is a beautiful example of petrified wood and recycled glass embedded in concrete for dramatic effect in a kitchen by Absolute ConcreteWorks.

Unusual treatments really make some concrete designs pop
Unusual treatments really make some concrete designs pop

This beautiful concrete countertop has a colorful and unique agate corner insert that sets the sophisticated tone for the whole kitchen.

A very unusual counter
A very unusual counter

This countertop is another interesting example of what you can do with creative additions to concrete; here recycled glass is embedded into the concrete in small bits—and some larger pieces as well, creating translucent spots.

Rustic Beauty

Easy to clean and relaxed, concrete doesn't have to be industrial
Easy to clean and relaxed, concrete doesn’t have to be industrial

Concrete can be the perfect addition to a rustic kitchen, as shown by this 1890s Texas farmhouse, which got a modern update with poured concrete countertops that offset the vintage decor.

The contrast between a wood ceiling and concrete is stunning
The contrast between a wood ceiling and concrete is stunning

This rustic kitchen with a beautiful concrete island is a lovely example of how to pair the industrial with the farmhouse look.

Warm tones and concrete play of each other
Warm tones and concrete play of each other

A huge built-in kitchen table made from concrete gives this Steamboat Springs, Colorado home‘s eat-in-kitchen a classy, but still cozy and laid-back vibe.

Modern Wonder

Concrete goes warm-modern
Concrete goes warm-modern

Concrete beautifully complements modern kitchens, adding clean-lined flair to sleek spaces. This striking kitchen keeps it warm and comfortable, even with a modern aesthetic, concrete countertops and steel beams, by pairing with textures and warmer colors.

All-concrete kitchen sounds crazy but looks great
All-concrete kitchen sounds crazy but looks great

Concrete everything gives off a very specifically cool, almost Brutalist vibe—but it works in this space, with just a few other colors and textures to complement it.

Those yellow stools really make the whole kitchen
Those yellow stools really make the whole kitchen

The glass wall in this kitchen floods it with light, while the shiny concrete reflects it, and the long counter feeds directly into the living room area, joining the two rooms.

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