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.
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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.