32 Trendy And Chic Waterfall Countertop Ideas

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Waterfall kitchen countertops are a trend that is here to stay. They fit modern, vintage, Scandinavian and lots of other kitchen styles adding a refined touch to any of them. Granite, concrete, quartz, glass, wood – there are a lot of ideas to try. But this isn’t the only reason for choosing such countertops for your kitchen, I can give you much more!

Advantages

A waterfall countertop perfectly hides appliances and various stuff stored, it gives your kitchen island a cool clean and uncluttered look. It features a frame over the cabinetry making the space tidy, that’s essential for open layouts. One more advantage is durability: usual end panels are often scratched by pets, kids and clumsy adults but this won’t happen with waterfall tops. Just choose a durable material like granite or quartz and you won’t remember about this problem.

a marble counter gives this traditional kitchen a modern look

a marble counter gives this traditional kitchen a modern look

mid-century modern kitchen reveal with a clean pristine marble countertop

mid-century modern kitchen reveal with a clean pristine marble countertop

a waterfall countertop gives this modern navy kitchen a sleek and clean look

a waterfall countertop gives this modern navy kitchen a sleek and clean look

05 open layouts strive for waterfall countertops that hide the appliances and keep the space tidy

05 open layouts strive for waterfall countertops that hide the appliances and keep the space tidy

concrete waterfall countertop gives a light industrial flair and is extremely durable

concrete waterfall countertop gives a light industrial flair and is extremely durable

marble is not only scratch-resistant but also catches an eye with its cool pattern

marble is not only scratch-resistant but also catches an eye with its cool pattern

a sleek look effect is provided with a black quartz waterfall countertop, which is durable

a sleek look effect is provided with a black quartz waterfall countertop, which is durable

quartz countertop gives seamless aesthetics and a modern flair

quartz countertop gives seamless aesthetics and a modern flair

white marble-looking granite is durable and bring a modern vibe to these shaker cabinets

white marble-looking granite is durable and bring a modern vibe to these shaker cabinets

waterfall countertop hides a shelving unit inside the kitchen island

waterfall countertop hides a shelving unit inside the kitchen island

marble kitchen benchtop with waterfall edge and overhang

marble kitchen benchtop with waterfall edge and overhang

A waterfall countertop is a great way to show off the perfect exotic or unique natural stone that you’ve chosen for décor. Choose an open floor plan to make the countertop visible from other rooms, it will be a focal point of your kitchen and a touch of luxury.

vein cut stone slab will become a focal point in your kitchen

vein cut stone slab will become a focal point in your kitchen

show off the beautiful structure of the waterfall countertop and add a luxurious touch

show off the beautiful structure of the waterfall countertop and add a luxurious touch

the stone countertop keeps the color scheme and makes the space adorable

the stone countertop keeps the color scheme and makes the space adorable

make your quartz countertop a focal point and enjoy it from all sides

make your quartz countertop a focal point and enjoy it from all sides

black soapstone spruces up this seemingly simple modern kitchen

black soapstone spruces up this seemingly simple modern kitchen

gorgeous stone countertop is a focal point in this room

gorgeous stone countertop is a focal point in this room

the waterfall countertop echoes with the backsplash

the waterfall countertop echoes with the backsplash

If you have a modern kitchen, clean lines and angles should be emphasized. A waterfall countertop will have a strong 90 degree angle on both sides and it will add symmetry and a cool statement to your kitchen.

grey and white quartzite waterfall edge countertops emphasize modern aesthetics

grey and white quartzite waterfall edge countertops emphasize modern aesthetics

whatever material you choose, you'll get a more modern look

whatever material you choose, you'll get a more modern look

strong 90 degree angles on both sides of the countertop create a contemporary statement

strong 90 degree angles on both sides of the countertop create a contemporary statement

black wooden countertop bring a contrasting modern look to the kitchen

black wooden countertop bring a contrasting modern look to the kitchen

rustic kitchen design is modernized with a sleek white waterfall countertop

rustic kitchen design is modernized with a sleek white waterfall countertop

grey shaker cabinets look pulled off with a neutral-colored marble countertop

grey shaker cabinets look pulled off with a neutral-colored marble countertop

serene marble countertop spruces up a traditional wwooden kitchen

serene marble countertop spruces up a traditional wwooden kitchen

Types

You can choose from glass, various kinds of stone and wood to complete your kitchen look and highlight the décor.

Granite, marble and quartz countertops add appeal to the wooden cabinets and make them look cleaner and more edgy. And of course, showing off the texture and veining of your stone slab is a cool idea.

black marble kitchen countertop to die for

black marble kitchen countertop to die for

show off the veining of your marble countertop and make simple wooden cabinetry sparkle

show off the veining of your marble countertop and make simple wooden cabinetry sparkle

enjoy the durability of marble using it not only for a waterfall countertop but also for backsplashes

enjoy the durability of marble using it not only for a waterfall countertop but also for backsplashes

Reclaimed and weathered wood give your kitchen a raw and rustic flair. Sleek modern wooden countertops add no less modern flair than concrete or stone.

butcherblock waterfall countertop to give a raw touch to a modern sleek kitchen

butcherblock waterfall countertop to give a raw touch to a modern sleek kitchen

warm-colored wood countertop ties up the whole kitchen decor

warm-colored wood countertop ties up the whole kitchen decor

unique bent wood countertop for a bold statement

unique bent wood countertop for a bold statement

Tempered glass with unique patterns within can give the kitchen quite a unique aesthetic, though it’s not that durable, it looks amazing.

original tempered glass countertop makes your kitchen look frosty

original tempered glass countertop makes your kitchen look frosty

If you want something different, make a waterfall countertop to show off the intricate patterns of stone, wood and glass for maximum appeal in your kitchen.