Gray Quartz Countertops: A Smart Alternative to Concrete

a vintage kitchen with a mint green Smeg fridge, white cabinets, white subway tile, a small window, and Cambria Carrick gray quartz countertops.

Cambria design shown: Carrick™

From dark slate to pale pebble, Cambria’s gray quartz countertop designs offer beautiful tones and a bounty of benefits. A smart 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!


Love the concrete look but don’t want to deal with the drawbacks? Concrete is difficult to install and some cabinetry may not be able to support its heavy weight. It also has to be maintained regularly and can easily stain. With Cambria's gray quartz countertops designs, you don’t have to concern yourself with DIY countertops or worry about maintenance, staining, or performance. Cambria is always professionally installed, backed by a warranty, and maintenance free. Learn more about CAMBRIA VS. CONCRETE.

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 high gloss 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.

a modern farmhouse kitchen with an open green quartz kitchen island topped with Cambria Carrick gray countertops and a tray with fruit and flowers on top.

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.


a mid-century modern kitchen by Petersen/Keller Architecture with wooden cabinets, a wooden vaulted ceiling, lots of windows with natural lighting, and a large kitchen island topped with Cambria Fieldstone gray 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 stronger performance. Cambria’s beautiful designs contribute to the luxurious lodge feel and the fuss-free benefits give travelers one less thing to worry about.

a rustic industrial kitchen next to a cozy living space, with black cabinets, a window above the sink that frames a scenic view, and a stove and range built into the island that is topped with Cambria Devon Matte quartz countertops.

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 stunning white kitchen from Anderson Homes with blue center island topped with a gray quartz countertop made from Cambria Carrick Matte.

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.

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a vintage kitchen with a mint green Smeg fridge, white cabinets, white subway tile, a small window, and Cambria Carrick gray quartz countertops.

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.

a spacious kitchen island with Cornflower blue cabinets and topped with Cambria Summerhill quartz countertops to create a coastal look.

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.

a modern farmhouse kitchen with subway tile backsplash, open wooden shelving, and white cabinets topped with Cambria Fieldstone perimeter and a center island with blue cabinets and topped with Cambria Ella

Modern farmhouse with Fieldstone perimeter and Ella quartz island countertops.


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 clean and modern bathroom with black hexagonal floor tiles, black cabinets, white tile walls, a large mirror, and gray quartz countertops made from Cambria Carrick.

Cambria design shown: Carrick. Space by BRIAN PATRICK FLYNN.


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.

an open and airy laundry room with Cambria Weybourne countertops, blue checkered flooring, playful floral wallpaper, and lots of white cabinetry.

Cambria design shown: Weybourne

a spacious laundry room with white cabinets, open shelving, breige tile backsplash, plenty of storage, and stylish work surfaces made from Cambria Devon quartz countertops.

Cambria design shown: Devon

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