Choosing the right colour for your worktop surface, flooring, or wall, greatly can influence the décor at any home or office entirely. Keeping its appearance clean and pleasant is indispensable for every person in today’s busy lifestyle.
That is why the Silestone is one of the most suitable surface alternatives for worktops when compared to other stones such as marble, granite or quartzite. Silestone is superior due to its infinite superior qualities. Further to these, it offers timeless durability and 25-year long manufacturer’s warranty on the material upon registration within 30 days of installation of the surfaces.
Its wide range of textures and colour variations supplement a creative and original touch suitable for all applications in interior and architectural design without compromising on performance. The final product is an extremely strong quartz surface that is highly resistant to scratches, heat and impact with practically no maintenance requirements other than a kitchen cloth and soapy water to upkeep the surfaces pristine at all times.
Here are the 10 Most Popular Silestone Colours for 2017 to inspire your project ideas:
With a soft touch, Silestone Calacatta Gold has a clear background in unique white with veins that draw lines around the slabs akin to a luxury portrait. Eternal Calacatta Gold is part of the new Eternal range which evokes the beauty of famous Italian stones without the inherent issues present on natural marble and is available in slab dimensions of 3250x1590mm and thicknesses of 12mm, 20mm and 30mm which will suit any type of application including worktop, flooring and cladding.
The classic design of Statuario transforms any ambiance with finesse, bringing balance and extravagance. Its texture with thin veins amplifies the experience of leisure. Silestone Eternal Statuario resembles the classic grey veins of Statuario marble from Italy with more definition and much less maintenance requirements than the natural stone yet providing the same looks.
Marquina quartz by Cosentino (the Company that makes Silestone) has an intense depth in pure black that reflects beauty and exclusivity whether in bright lit conditions or dark spaces. This quartz stone is inspired by the most famous marble from Spain, Negro Marquina which has been a favourite material among architects and interior designers for decades. Silestone ensures any property can now have this look in specific applications in which the natural marble is not recommended for, such as kitchen worktops.
With thin veins that draw glamour in the stone, Charcoal Soapstone resembles the most divine and neutral tone of nature with a human essence. Another colour from the new Eternal Range of quartz which evokes the natural beauty of natural soapstone without the inherent issues and scarce availability present in this material.
Charcoal Soapstone is available in slab dimensions of 3250x1590mm and thicknesses of 12mm, 20mm and 30mm. This colour also benefits from the new N-Boost properties applied to all Silestone quartz materials, ensuring they offer an even greater resistance to stains and liquid repellence when spillages occur on any of their surfaces.
With an extremely brilliant white background, Blanco Zeus Extreme sparkles through details and a polished finish achieved with the new N-Boost properties. This material not only presents craftsmanship that is striking and delivers semi-precious characteristics to space but also delivers in terms of superior performance. Since its launch over 10 years ago, Silestone has constantly improved the formula of this quartz stone making it whiter and stronger every time.
Blanco Zeus Extreme is a best seller across the globe due to its simplicity yet timeless appeal, matching any type of environment and design style such as modern, traditional or eclectic.
The material is available in standard size slabs with dimensions of 3040x1380mm and also Jumbo slabs which at 3250x1590mm ensure large surfaces can be installed without any seams.
It is also available in Polished Finish with an unrivalled sheen and Volcano Finish to match designs that require a rough textured surface.
Silestone also offers Integrated sinks to match this material in both single (Uno) and double (Duo) sink cut outs on worktops.
Elegance is what composes Silestone Serena with an eternal light grey backdrop and exceptional white veins; it innovates and improves the final look of any interior design and architectural space.
Inspired in the classic Pietra Serena limestone from Italy, Serena from Silestone offers improved looks and characteristics without the maintenance requirements present on the natural stone.
By offering 25 years manufactures warranty based on the premise that Silestone quartz is extremely resistant to impact, scratches and stains; Cosentino offers a solution to projects that have this type of requirements that may bring constraints when it comes to looks of any residential or commercial project.
The highly famed Aluminio Nube quartz’s properties are rich and enchanting with aesthetics. It brings the utmost originality with a blend grey surface to any are in which it is displayed. Its glittery flecks provide an air of glamour yet subtle luxuries feel on a delicate light grey background.
Aluminio Nube is available in slab dimensions of 3040x1380mm and thicknesses of 12mm, 20mm and 30mm which suit any type of interior application.
Finishes are available in Polished with a high sheen and also in Suede which provides a light texture for areas that require a more traditional look or more slip-resistance.
The remarkable colour in the background of Classic White is sheer contemplation and certainly attractive which makes it ideal for a wide range of applications.
It provides a neutral shade that will match with any colour, design style yet offering a timeless look. It also offers value for money since making a solid white quartz stone without the extreme brilliance seen in Blanco Zeus Extreme does not carry the same manufacturing costs; ensuring end clients can have an immaculate white quartz surface at reasonable prices for projects that are price sensitive.
Classic White is a colour that we’ll keep a close eye on, as it will certainly become very popular in new construction schemes and developments in which quartz surfaces are required.
9. White Storm
The uniformity of White Storm is magnificent and resembles a radiant galaxy in crystal with a dazzling look.
It also provides consistent looks and continuity with a white backdrop which suits any design style and look including contemporary, traditional, modern, and eclectic and any other type and area in interior applications.
White Storm 14 is also available in polished finish with a high sheen and in Suede which presents a light texture for areas that require a more traditional look or higher slip resistance compared to polished finishes.
With slab dimensions of 3250x1590mm and thicknesses of 12mm, 20mm and 30mm; this is a colour that will be highly suitable for most projects.
White Storm is another colour offering value for money from the Silestone range of quartz stones as its manufacturing process isn’t as intensive as with other colours such as Eternal Calacatta Gold.
Marengo has an intense greyish brown backdrop that calls elegant attention. It adds a royal treat to make the rooms look absolutely ravishing and contemporary without overpowering.
It is available in slab formats with dimensions of 3040x1380mm and finishes in Polished with an unmatchable sheen and Suede which offers a slight texture surface for more traditional settings.
Further to the above, Marengo is also being improved by the latest N-Boost properties which ensure liquid repellence and a higher degree of protection to stains due to improvements on a molecular rather than granular level on the material.
The above is the list compiled for the best sellers of the Silestone quartz collection in 2017 in the UK based on actual sales of these products. Avail these Silestone quartz surfaces at MKW Surfaces in London.