Veined Kitchen Worktops – Why they are such a big Trend3 min read

We all know white kitchen trends are a big hit in the modern home of today, but you don’t have to choose all-white to get behind this minimalist design. A veined worktop can bring just the right amount of vibrancy to your space as well as a luxurious feel. This stylish solution is perfect for a white aesthetic, giving a bold twist that we love and so do many designers. A white kitchen enhances the light, mood and gives a sense of cleanliness.

Are you going to get behind this kitchen trend? In this blog, we look to see why veined worktops are a big trend and why you should contemplate it when updating your home. We expect veined countertops to continue to make statements for a long time to come.

Why are veined kitchen surfaces such a big trend?

There are several reasons why veined kitchen worktops are such a big trend. They offer an aesthetic appeal, resembling natural marble or granite and can make a visually appealing focal point.

The veined look that you see on the surface is associated with classic and timeless kitchen designs, but can also complement traditional or modern, offering a versatile aesthetic. Basically, the stone is so versatile you can choose any kitchen style to match.

We can’t forget to mention that they offer the advantage of durability and are resistant to stains, scratches and heat – this makes them more practical for a busy kitchen environment compared to natural marble.

They also aren’t expensive like marble as you can choose an engineered stone like quartz with veining patterns that provides a similar aesthetic without the higher cost.

Why choose this trend for your home?

There are so many advantages to choosing this trend, it may just be the right choice for your specific needs and preferences. Veined surfaces, particularly those with natural patterns that resemble marble, add a touch of elegance and visual interest to your space. This style of worktop is in fact very low maintenance as they are non-porous and stain-resistant making them easier to clean and maintain

Veined worktops are inspired by interior design trends often seeing them featured in magazines, on social media and at interior design shows. This massive following can have an influence on your choice and help to create a trendy, visually appealing space that you will love for many years.

Veined Quartz Worktops

Le Chic by Silestone – Veined Patterns. Reborn

New to their collection and creating an elegant and sophisticated design with their 6 new colours from the Le Chic range, Silestone created these simple colour combinations featuring plenty of clean lines and beautiful styles.


Caesarstone Supernatural, Metropolitan and Classico collections

Caesarstone has many stones to offer that are a beautiful alternative to natural marble. Each one carries the same aesthetic with much better durability and versatility.


When selecting your preferred material, it’s essential to consider your personal style, your home’s character, the existing decor in your space and of course sticking to your budget.

Cawdor Stone Gallery are a division of the Cawdor Group, one of the UK’s leading natural stone providers. With over 30 years of experience, our highly qualified team have undertaken international projects of all sizes, providing high-quality materials and a comprehensive range of stone-related services to a range of projects. Contact us today for more info on our quartz surfaces.