If you’re shopping around for surfacing material, you probably already know that few things say elegance like marble.
In the world of white marble there are many variances – some tend towards gray while others are a bit more creamy or granular. Those in the most pure form are without a doubt the hardest to procure and therefore the most expensive. Continue reading “6 Alternatives To Calacatta Marble”
Wilsonart recently introduced 50 (You read correctly, 50!) patterns in their new quartz collection at KBIS in Vegas.
The Wilsonart Quartz patterns celebrate discovery with designs inspired by locations and cultures from as far away as the Gobi desert to the Midwest skies of the USA and native peoples of the Americas, Australia and Southeast Asia.
“Bringing our own quartz line to the market furthers our ability to provide customers with a full spectrum of decorative surface options for any project they may embark upon,” – Alison DeMartino, Wilsonart Director of Marketing Communications
The Quartz Collection is divided into four categories based on aggregate and pattern structure. The groups are Fine and Small Scale, Medium Scale, Large Scale and Veining and Movement. By late Spring 2015 all the patterns should be available.
Fine & Small Scale Structures:
This collection contains subtle concrete tones with touches of sparkle, soapstone with a dappled appearance, and imbues a modern and sleek sophistication.
Large scale structures create bold interpretations in design. From terrazzo looks to subtle movement this collection offers increased style for distinctive spaces.
Skye Cliff (Q3001), Osteria (Q3002), Kabi (Q3004), Vittorio (Q3005), Rio Upano (Q3008), Galileo (Q3011), Nakasendo (Q3012)
Veining and Movement:
This collection offers visual impact It is inspired by classic white marbles, Turkish red marbles, and exotic tortoise shell.
Badaling (Q4001), Colza (Q4002), Araku (Q4003), Mehndi (Q4004), Adena (Q4005), Xcaret (Q4006), Duomo (Q4007), Haida (Q4008), Kolams (Q4009), Arashi (Q4011), Sangda Falls (Q4012), Isselburg (Q4013), Murren (Q4014), Las Medulas (Q4016), Arno (Q4017), Gaudi (Q4019), Anatolia (Q4021), Jules (Q4022), Santiago (Q4023), Via Augusta (Q4024)
The new product line represents the best in global design and state-of-the-art manufacturing, and will be delivered through Wilsonart’s exclusive distribution network. Wilsonart Quartz joins the family of engineered surface options led by Wilsonart® Laminate and Solid Surface products, as well as other engineered surfaces for a range of commercial and residential applications. Wilsonart Quartz meets all industry standards including UL GREENGUARD Gold for Indoor Air Quality and NSF International Seal for Safe Surfaces for Food Preparation.
Caesarstone’s interpretation of natural Calacatta marble, Calacatta Nuvo brings you wide, elegant, cascading, grey veins on a white opaque base.
Calacatta Nuvo 5131, available nationwide this fall, comes in 20mm polished slabs 56.5″ x 120.”
Calacatta Nuvo makes an unforgettable impression and upgrades any interior design into a masterpiece. This latest design from Caesarstone offers the beauty of luxurious natural stone with the ease of Caesarstone care and maintenance.
Its hard, nonporous surface makes Caesarstone simple to clean. In most cases, soap and water or a mild detergent is all that is required to maintain its luster. If necessary, apply common, non-abrasive, household cleaners such as Soft Scrub Liquid Gel with Bleach or Comet Soft Cleanser Cream With Bleach directly on a damp cloth or sponge and wipe the surface, rinsing thoroughly after cleaning.
Caesarstone products come with Limited Lifetime Warranty as long as your material is permanently installed inside your primary residence and not used as flooring. If you prefer your local fabricator add a honed finish to your slab be aware that this could void your warranty.