Bianco Antico

It’s not surprising that these characteristics make it a favorite. The great thing about this Brazilian granite is that it is recognizable–allowing you to see what it looks like in other kitchens and then choose it for your own–but it never looks exactly the same from one lot (a group of slabs cut from the same block) to another.

Bianco Antico Granite has a background of white and gray with large formations of quartz and black feldspar. Often, this granite can have hints of rose or espresso as well. Some slabs are brighter than others, so if you are shopping for Bianco Antico, make sure you choose from full slabs not little samples.

Bianco Antico Granite is perfectly suited for traditional and contemporary kitchen designs. The crisp monochromatic palette is well-suited to the white and black look that is popular, and it’s overall lightness makes it a great choice for the open, airy style that so many homeowners love.

This countertops pairs extremely well with black, espresso, white, gray, and cherry cabinets. It goes with almost any wood finish; finishes with undertones of red tend to tie in well with the rose hints found in many of these granite slabs. If you don’t want to accentuate the rose in the granite, choose a cabinet with a cooler color or finish.

This white background natural stone is easy to match. The simple, understated colors allow you to be adventurous with backsplash tile. A small mosaic with a mix of neutrals and earth tones is a reliable choice, as is a simple travertine subway tile. Take your tile samples to your fabricator and hold them up against the granite slab you have chosen to make sure the size of the tile complements the bold pattern of your Bianco Antico Granite.