Marble and Granite Tech has a wide variety of standard machined counter top edges for customers in the Chicago area. Although a marble or granite edge for countertop may not seem like an important aspect of a project, it can pull an entire scheme together.
Selecting the perfect countertop edge is a pivotal design decision that can significantly impact the overall aesthetics and functionality of your kitchen countertop or bathroom vanity top. With a plethora of countertop edge options available, it's essential to align your choice with your style, cabinetry, and design focal points.
For those aiming for a modern and sleek look, square or beveled surface edges are ideal choices, emphasizing clean lines and contemporary appeal. On the other hand, if you're leaning towards a more cozy and cottage-chic ambiance, consider options like demi bullnose or half bullnose edges, which exude a softer, inviting feel.
Many people will choose an edge that highlights the shapes on their cabinetry or other focal points. For example, a modern and sleek design looks great with a square or beveled countertop edge, while a more cottage-chic or soft feel works well with a demi bullnose or a half bullnose. Since our machined countertop edges are all standard in price, there is no need to choose the least expensive option; you are free to select the edge that will pull your room together. Other standard countertop edge options include: flat polish, round over and bookend edges.
Regardless of material, quartz, quartzite or granite countertop edges our standard options including flat polish, round over, and bookend edges, offer a range of cost-effective choices, ensuring you can select a profile that harmonizes seamlessly with your space.
Edge Type: Flat Polish
A "Flat Polish" countertop edge is defined by its minimalistic and straightforward design. This edge profile features a flat and smooth surface along the top edge of the countertop, creating a sleek and contemporary appearance. Its simplicity makes it an ideal choice for those who appreciate clean lines and a modern aesthetic in their kitchen or bathroom. The lack of intricate detailing not only adds to its visual appeal but also simplifies cleaning and maintenance. Flat Polish edges are highly versatile, effortlessly complementing a wide range of interior design styles. As a result, they stand as a practical and timeless option for the countertop that can enhance the look of any space.
Edge Type: Roundover
The "Roundover" countertop edge is characterized by its gently curved, semi-circular profile along the top edge of the countertop. This design imparts a soft and inviting look to the countertop, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a more traditional or transitional style in their kitchen or bathroom. The curved edge provides a comfortable and safe feel, reducing the risk of sharp corners. It's a versatile option that complements a variety of cabinetry styles and adds a touch of timeless elegance to the overall design. Roundover edges are not only visually appealing but also easy to clean and maintain, making them a practical choice for both aesthetics and functionality.
Edge Type: Bookend
The "Bookend" countertop edge is a unique and visually striking design that mimics the appearance of two stacked slabs. It features a prominent, square-like profile with a distinct seam running vertically down the middle of the edge, resembling the pages of an open book. This edge style adds a sense of depth and symmetry to the countertop, making it a captivating choice for those who want to make a bold design statement. The bookend edge pairs well with contemporary and modern kitchen or bathroom designs, adding a touch of sophistication and creating a focal point in the space. While it may require more effort to fabricate, its eye-catching appeal and distinctive look make it a popular choice for those seeking a countertop edge that stands out.
Edge Type: Half Bullnose
The "Half Bullnose" counter top edge is known for its gracefully rounded, semi-circular curve on the upper part of the countertop edge, while the lower part is flat. This design imparts a classic and timeless appearance, making it a popular choice for those who appreciate a traditional or transitional aesthetic. The smooth, curved top edge offers a comfortable feel and minimizes the risk of sharp corners, enhancing both safety and aesthetics. The versatility of the half bullnose edge allows it to complement various cabinetry styles, making it a practical and visually pleasing choice for kitchen and bathroom countertops. Its elegant simplicity and ease of maintenance further contribute to its enduring popularity in countertop design.
Edge Type: Full Bullnose
The "Full Bullnose" natural stone edge boasts a gracefully rounded, semi-circular curve along both the upper and lower parts of the countertop edge. This design creates a smooth and continuous curve that gives the countertop a timeless and elegant appearance. The absence of sharp edges not only enhances safety but also adds a touch of sophistication to the kitchen or bathroom. Full Bullnose edges are versatile and can complement a variety of design styles, from traditional to modern. Their flowing profile makes them easy to clean and maintain, while their classic look adds a sense of refinement to any space. As a very popular choice, the Full Bullnose combines both practicality and enduring aesthetic appeal.
Edge Type: Demi Bullnose
The "Demi Bullnose" quartz or granite edge is characterized by a gentle, semi-circular curve on the upper part of the countertop edge, while the lower part remains flat. This design imparts a subtle and inviting look to the countertop, making it a versatile choice that suits various kitchen and bathroom styles. The rounded top edge not only adds a touch of softness to the design but also ensures comfort and safety by eliminating sharp corners. Demi Bullnose edges are well-suited for those who prefer a transitional or slightly traditional aesthetic. They are easy to clean and maintain, making them a practical and visually pleasing edge profile that strike a balance between style and functionality.
Edge Type: Small Bevel
The "Small Bevel" counter edge is distinguished by a subtle and angled edge profile. It features a gentle chamfer or bevel along the upper part of the countertop edge, providing a sleek and minimalist appearance. This edge style is well-suited for those who appreciate clean lines and a modern design aesthetic. The slight bevel adds a touch of visual interest without being overly ornate, making it a versatile choice that complements various kitchen and bathroom styles. Small Bevel edges are not only visually appealing but also easy to clean and maintain, making them a practical option for those seeking a contemporary and understated look for their counter top edges.
Edge Type: Large Bevel
The "Large Bevel" edge is characterized by a more pronounced and angled edge profile compared to the Small Bevel. It features a substantial chamfer or bevel along the upper part of the countertop edge, creating a bold and modern appearance. This edge style is ideal for those who want to make a significant design statement, as the larger bevel adds a distinctive visual element to the countertop. Large Bevel edges are well-suited for contemporary and minimalist kitchen and bathroom designs, providing a sense of depth and sophistication. While they offer a more dramatic look, they are still easy to clean and maintain, making them a practical choice for those seeking a countertop edge that combines both style and impact.
For those seeking to make a bold design statement, Marble & Granite Tech (MGT) offers premium edge options. These custom stone countertop edges, such as ogee, router, laminated, or broken edges, add a unique touch to your project. While these edges may involve a bit more investment and labor, they undeniably elevate your countertop into something extraordinary.
Edge Type: Small Ogee
The "Small Ogee" countertop edge is an elegant and intricate edge profile known for its decorative curves and intricate detailing. It features a concave curve that flows into a convex curve along the upper part of the countertop edge. This design imparts a touch of timeless sophistication and ornate charm to the countertop. Small Ogee edges are well-suited for those who appreciate classical or traditional design aesthetics and want to add a sense of refinement to their kitchen or bathroom. While it offers a more intricate look, it is still practical and easy to clean and maintain. Small Ogee edges are a popular choice for those seeking to infuse their countertop with a sense of timeless beauty and craftsmanship.
Edge Type: Long Ogee
The "Long Ogee" countertop edge is a more dramatic and elaborately designed edge profile known for its ornate detailing. It features an extended concave curve that gracefully flows into a convex curve along the upper part of the countertop edge. This design exudes a sense of timeless elegance and intricate craftsmanship, making it a standout choice for those seeking a luxurious and opulent look in their kitchen or bathroom.
Long Ogee edges are particularly well-suited for classical or traditional design styles where they can add a touch of grandeur and sophistication. While they offer a more elaborate appearance, they remain practical in terms of cleaning and maintenance. Long Ogee edges are a popular choice for those who want to make a bold design statement and infuse their countertop with a sense of enduring beauty and artistry.
Edge Type: Fancy Ogee
The "Fancy Ogee" countertop edge is an exquisite and highly decorative edge profile celebrated for its intricate and ornate detailing. It boasts an elaborate combination of concave and convex curves, creating a stunning and luxurious appearance along the upper part of the countertop edge. This design showcases a high level of craftsmanship and adds an opulent and regal touch to the countertop.
Fancy Ogee edges are particularly well-suited for those with a penchant for classical or traditional design aesthetics, as they can transform a kitchen or bathroom into a truly grand and sophisticated space. While they offer a rich and elaborate look, they are still practical in terms of cleaning and maintenance. Fancy Ogee edges are an ideal choice for individuals who desire an edge profile that makes a significant and luxurious design statement, infusing their countertop with timeless elegance and artistry.
Edge Type: Triple Waterfall
The "Triple Waterfall" countertop edge is a captivating and visually stunning edge profile that creates a sense of continuity and fluidity. It features three distinct cascading layers, with each layer gently curving into the next, creating a waterfall effect along the countertop's edges. This design imparts a sense of movement and elegance, making it a remarkable choice for those looking to make a bold and artistic statement in their kitchen or bathroom.
Triple Waterfall edges are ideal for contemporary and modern design styles, where they can add a touch of sophistication and drama. While they offer an intricate and eye-catching appearance, they remain practical in terms of cleaning and maintenance. Triple Waterfall edges are perfect for individuals who seek a countertop edge that becomes a captivating focal point, enhancing the overall aesthetic of their space with a sense of fluidity and visual intrigue.
Whether you prefer standard or premium edge profile, our team at Marble & Granite Tech Inc. is here to guide you through the selection process. To embark on your quartz or granite edge countertop project, simply fill out our Design Consultation Form today. Discover how the our perfect countertop edge profiles can transform your kitchen or bathroom into a true masterpiece.
Marble & Granite Tech, Inc. has been creating natural stone countertops for decades. We fabricate countertops and vanities for kitchens, bathrooms and bars. We can also create outdoor living areas, tables, accent pieces, fireplace surrounds and desks. We precisely fabricate and expertly install granite and quartz countertops using our patented vein-matching technology, along with a range of specialty stones including marble. If you’d like to update your countertops and cabinets, please peruse our website and visit a showroom to check out what we have to offer. With a location in Barrington, we proudly serve customers in the Chicago area and throughout Northern Illinois. Come visit our showroom where you will be able to explore a wide range of materials we offer. We have a vast selection of granite, marble, quartz, quartzite, and porcelain slabs, along with numerous samples from alternate suppliers.