Gray Quartz Countertops: An Alternative to Concrete

As an alternative to concrete, these gorgeous gray quartz countertops can suit any kitchen style, bathroom design, and more.

Written by:Angela Johnson
A galley kitchen with Carrick quartz countertops and a mint SMEG refrigerator

Cambria design shown: Carrick™

From dark slate to pale pebble, Cambria’s gray quartz countertop designs offer beautiful tones and a bounty of benefits. As an alternative to concrete, these gorgeous gray quartz countertops can suit any kitchen style, bathroom design, and more. Scroll on for an abundance of gray kitchen countertop inspo—get ready to pin your favorites!

Gray Quartz Countertops Can Provide a Maintainance Free Look of Concrete

Whether you love a farmhouse or industrial design aesthetic, gray quartz countertops can complete the interior design dreams of anyone who also desires durability and performance. Cambria is always professionally installed, backed by a warranty, is stain resistant, and maintenance free.

Design Flexibility with an Array of Gray Cambria Quartz Countertops

Cambria offers a variety of gray design styles to help you achieve the perfect tone and movement to suit your space. A design like Carrick showcases subtle tone-on-tone movement. Customize your look with polished or low-sheen Cambria Matte® finish depending on your desired aesthetic.

Farmhouse Kitchens with Gray Countertops

Make your farmhouse kitchen stand out with gray quartz countertops for a compelling focal point or a modern, industrial touch. We love these looks with gray Cambria designs.

Topped with Carrick Matte™, this open quartz kitchen island creates a charming focal point and functional workspace in this green kitchen. A Brittanicca Matte™ perimeter completes the look.

Cambria Carrick Matte quartz kitchen countertop

Modern farmhouse kitchen featuring Carrick Matte island and Brittanicca Matte perimeter. Space by Jenny Komenda of Juniper Home.

Mid-Century Modern Kitchens with Gray Quartz Countertops

Cambria’s gray quartz countertops are an ideal fit for mid-century modern palettes and mixed-material spaces. Cambria Fieldstone™ quartz countertops lend durability and a grounding hue of deep gray helps to balance wood tones.

Find more ideas in this mid-century modern kitchen remodel.

A kitchen with wooden floors and siding with a counter and kitchen island featuring Cambria Fieldstone quartz countertops.

Mid-century modern kitchen featuring Fieldstone quartz countertops. Space by Petersen/Keller Architecture.

Rustic Industrial Kitchen with Light Gray Quartz Countertops

Gray quartz countertops are well-suited for a rustic industrial aesthetic, as in this modular, moveable cabin by Nomadic Shack. Devon Matte™ reflects the look of concrete while providing strong performance. Cambria’s beautiful designs contribute to the luxurious lodge feel and the fuss-free benefits give travelers one less thing to worry about.

Cambria Devon Matte countertops in a stunning black and Oak kitchen design

Rustic-industrial cabin kitchen featuring Devon Matte quartz countertops.

Transitional Gray Kitchens

Transitional kitchens blend a traditional look with contemporary aspects making gray quartz countertops the perfect choice.

Many transitional kitchens feature gray countertops and a range of tones and textures, but this transitional kitchen embraces bold color with a blue and gray island featuring Carrick Matte countertops. A subdued white perimeter with Swanbridge Matte™ countertops keeps the island as the focal point.

A beautifully sleek white and blue kitchen theme accessed by Cambria Carrick Matte and Swanbridge quartz countertops

Blue, white, and gray kitchen featuring Carrick Matte and Swanbridge Matte. Space by Anderson Homes.

Vintage Modern Kitchen Featuring Dark Gray Quartz Countertops

Considering a space with modern convenience and vintage appeal? Cambria’s gray quartz countertop designs can lend character and substance to any space.

Carrick pairs with crisp subway tile and a retro-style mint green refrigerator in this small kitchen that’s big on style.

Find more ways to maximize space in small galley kitchens.

A galley kitchen with white subway tiles, white upper and lower cabinets, a mint green Smeg fridge, gray quartz  countertops, and a small window by the fridge.

Vintage modern kitchen featuring Carrick gray quartz countertops and mint green Smeg fridge.

Coastal-Inspired Kitchens with Gray Quartz Countertops

Gray quartz countertops pair well with typical coastal tones, including white, blue, seafoam green, and bleached woods. If you’re planning a coastal kitchen, find inspiration in this space featuring gray Cambria countertops.

A spacious island showcases the beautiful cloud-gray veining of Summerhill™ countertops and blue-gray cabinetry in this coastal kitchen. Summerhill features powerful veining amid a neutral palette of soft gray, cream, and subtle black.

Want to further embrace the relaxing beach life? Find more ideas in this coastal kitchens blog.

Cambria Summerhill quartz countertops in a blue themed kitchen

Coastal kitchen with Summerhill quartz countertops. Space by InUnison Design and John Kraemer & Sons.

Adding Gray Quartz to Your Perimeter Countertop

Gray quartz countertops don’t always have to take center stage. A gray perimeter is often the perfect complement to a light or white quartz island countertop, especially for Cambria’s many marble-alternative designs with gray veining.

This modern farmhouse kitchen features a white Cambria Ella™ quartz countertop on the kitchen island paired with gray Fieldstone perimeter countertops. Ella’s delicate gray veining and light whitish gray backdrop pair perfectly with the dark, slate gray quartz countertops.

Cambria Ella quartz countertops and Fieldstone quartz backsplash accent a modern kitchen design
a close up of a kitchen countertop made from black quartz, with a white subway tile backsplash, open wooden shelving, white cabinets, and a rose gold stand mixer.

Modern farmhouse with Fieldstone perimeter and Ella quartz island countertops.

Gray Quartz Countertops for Your Bathroom

Not only for kitchens, Cambria is a smart and stylish option for bathroom vanities, offering a nonabsorbent, hygienic surface that’s easy to clean. Gather inspo from this bathroom featuring gray quartz countertops to suit any design style.

A modern bathroom with a black vanity topped with gray quartz countertops, a double sink, backlit mirror, and two green robes hanging on the gray tiled walls.

Cambria design shown: Carrick. Space by Brian Patrick Flynn.

Laundry Rooms & Other Workspaces with Gray Quartz Countertops

Cambria’s gray designs can elevate utility rooms including home workspaces, craft rooms, pantries, laundry rooms, mudrooms, and more.

In this open and airy laundry room Weybourne™ quartz countertops are featured, as well as playful floral wallpaper, and checkered flooring. Another laundry room features Devon™ quartz countertops, creating a stylish work surface accompanied by plenty of storage.


Cambria design shown: Weybourne


Cambria design shown: Devon

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[Updated on 12/05/2023]

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