While still fairly new to the market, alternative stone products such as compact sintered stone and porcelain slabs are becoming design options, causing fabricators to learn the best ways to fabricate them and educate their customers
As with almost anything, over time things and people evolve and change. What was popular at one time, might soon be a thought in the past. Often technology contributes to these transitions. This definitely holds true in the fabrication world.
Comprised of six stunning new hues, the Stonika Collection draws inspiration from the most coveted natural stone materials – with spectacular shine and unrivaled durability. New findings in the manufacturing process also allow for sharper designs and in turn, an ultra-realistic appeal.
Neolith, manufactured by TheSize, expands its 20mm (3/4 inch) range of premium sintered stone surfacing solutions with new formats and finishes to open design possibilities for high-end commercial and residential applications.
Panther D Ultra-Compact Porcelain Blades, available from Stone Boss, are designed for cutting ultra-compact sintered porcelain. They cut fine and fast with minimum chipping, and they work great on Dekton, Neolith and Lapitec materials.
This global competition, with three categories, highlights creativity and innovation of designs incorporating Neolith surfacing by architects, interior designers, builders, remodelers, students and for the first time, fabricators.
Calacatta Gold features intricate gold veining over a bright white backdrop. Available in a “silk” or polished finish, Calacatta Gold slabs are designed with a mirrored “book match effect” or an “end match effect”
Since it was introduced to the market, Lapitec® has been well-known amongst architects, designers and professionals for its great versatility, high mechanical strength and attractive design, but also because it is suitable for many applications.
When designing his new 2,500-square-foot home up in the mountains of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, longtime woodworker, Jason Good, wanted to create a space that was both contemporary and functional.
CASTELLÒN, SPAIN --TheSize, manufacturer of sintered stone brand Neolith, expands its range of premium surfaces with four new color introductions for its 2018 catalogue: Retrostone, Mirage, Krater and Calatorao.
Following rigorous market research and a customer survey of prototypes, the new décors are a direct response to today’s trends for high-end commercial and residential architectural surfacing design. Inspired by past and present, these four color additions are complemented by an expanded range of Neolith products, including two new colors in the NanoTech polished finish – pale-gray Luna and light-brown Bombón and 13 new 20mm thick slabs, bringing the full range to 18.