Kitchen design fads come and go – remember those avocado green and sunburst orange kitchens? Timeless looks, however, will always please the eye and make you happy to be in your kitchen. If you’re planning a kitchen renovation this year there are some beautiful, timeless looks that are trending in 2020.


Quartz is a very popular choice for kitchens countertops and more. It is beautiful, versatile and easy to care for. Quartz offers timeless appeal. The lovely shimmering surface is elegant, but not overpowering, so you’re unlikely to grow tired of it. Quartz countertops pair well with both light and dark colored cabinets, making them easy to integrate into any kitchen color scheme. The BGE Quartz Collection offers a wide variety of design and color options to suit your taste.

Matching Countertop and Backsplash

Extending the countertop material up the walls to form you backsplash allows you to streamline the number of materials in a kitchen. You’ll get a clean and contemporary look in your new space. Using the countertop material for your backsplash also creates a stunning backdrop on which you can put shelves to hold dinnerware or accessories. Explore BGE’s wide range of stone to create the beautiful look you want in your new kitchen.

LED Lighting

Continuously improving technology has made LED lighting more popular. It has lost its cool, unfriendly look and offers superior lighting for workspaces. LED lights are also more efficient and longer lasting than other bulbs, making them the eco-friendly choice for your space. Brighten your workspace with under cabinet LED lights or showcase your gorgeous stone island with brilliant LED fixtures.

Single Level Islands

Single-level Islands give the room a clean open look. They also give a greater intimacy to the space – unlike raised bars which often act as a barrier. You will also gain a greater amount of valuable space – for food preparation or for large projects. A single-level kitchen island with an elegant waterfall edge will give you room to tuck seating underneath. As you plan your kitchen remodel, consider whether this timeless and functional look will be right for you.

Whatever your ideal kitchen is, Boston Granite Exchange has a vast number of options of stone to incorporate into your design. As you plan your remodel be sure to visit one of our showrooms to see all that we have to offer.