Renovation Inspiration: 15 Truly Gorgeous Examples of Concrete in the Kitchen

Renovation Inspiration: 15 Truly Gorgeous Examples of Concrete in the Kitchen

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Nancy Mitchell
Jul 12, 2016
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Concrete might seem like an unusual choice for your kitchen, but given the right setting, its rustic, textured look can set just the right tone. Take a look at these 15 kitchens, where countertops, backsplashes, and even whole islands made of concrete feel just right.

(Image credit: Yatzer)
(Image credit: Yatzer)

This Brazilian kitchen from Yatzer has not one but two islands made of concrete, with shelves for storage and a space for growing herbs right in the kitchen.

The textures of concrete and wood play beautifully off one another in this kitchen from Rue.

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A concrete countertop is the perfect choice for an industrial kitchen from Elle Decoration.

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A waterfall-edge concrete countertop adds texture and style to a minimal kitchen from The Style Files.

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A concrete countertop and backsplash provide a lovely, textured contrast to minimally styled cabinets in this kitchen from Inside Out.

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A concrete island graces an airy kitchen from Residence.

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Concrete and stainless steel, as seen here in a space from Blue Tea Kitchens, are especially nice together.

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Wood, marble and concrete might seem like a bit much, but in this kitchen from Est Magazine they are just right.

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Concrete, with its warmth and texture, can be very nice when contrasted with the shiny, no-nonsense look of square tile. Image from Leva & Bo.

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Concrete countertops enhance the casual vibe of this Melbourne kitchen spotted on VTWonen.

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The waterfall edge, which flows through to the floor in the adjacent room, is a particularly nice detail in this kitchen from Design Milk.

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A concrete island in a kitchen from Elle Decoration, via French by Design.

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The gorgeous textures of concrete and wood are balanced by a healthy does of white in this kitchen from WTWonen, via Decor8.

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(Image credit: Rock My Style)

Another waterfall edge countertop, as seen in a kitchen from Rock My Style. Both the subway tile and the patterned tile on this island complement the concrete really well — it really does work with a huge variety of materials.

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Here's a concrete island with an almost sculptural appeal, seen in a kitchen from Desire to Inspire.

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