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I am replacing my kitchen cabinets. I have black and beige granite countertops and beige tile floors. I wanted to know what the rule of thumb is regarding cabinets with dark granite. Should I go with light cabinets or dark? Thank.
By vinny from Valley Stream, NY
Cherry. It looks fantastic with black granite and beige.
I would go for maple or similar but would suggest you go to stores which have display kitchens and see what they use.
Our kitchen cabinets are oak. What color granite countertops should I buy? What looks great with oak?
Depending on how much contrast you want, there is a nice brown and tan pattern that would go well. If you want contrast and more drama, try black speckled. This site has some cool images to go through:
Black granite looks great with oak cabinets, follow this link for an example:
I'm remodeling my kitchen. I'm going to get white cabinets and light colored cork floors. What color granite counter top should I get?
By Tom from Bay Area, CA
A rusty brown color.