Every detail makes an impact on design. Each surface, and how much of the design space it occupies, has an affect on the outcome.
Design tells a story. It’s a mistake to match elements too closely, because they play off each other to form a larger story.
Combining natural and industrial elements, or bringing the outdoors in, are techniques I’ve used to add variety into projects that were ho-hum. And that’s because every detail makes an impact.
For more flooring, check this out.
More textures, here’s an option.
Additional countertop stone, head to my blog for some tidbits.