They chose Silver Cloud granite for their perimeter cabinets which is full of movement. The major colors in this stone are grey, black, and white. Their onyx cabinets provide a sleek, clean look to this now modern kitchen. For their island, they chose Absolute Black granite. Absolute Black is a fairly consistent stone and does not take away from their main stone.
Sam went with a ¼ bevel edge profile on the perimeter cabinets and a ½ bevel on their island. Their kitchen is considered a medium sized kitchen which ranges from 50-70 square feet.
Silver Cloud is considered an exotic stone and is labeled a Category C stone. Absolute Black is considered a Category C stone. The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has been the authoritative source of information of natural stone for over 70 years. The MIA assign categories to all Granites, Marbles and other natural stones. Categories are based a variety of factors including color variation, movement and composition of the stone.