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Butcher Blocks Instead of Silestone… Really?!?!

Butcher block countertops can fit in with most kitchen styles and will last a long time if maintained properly. Like all surfaces, butcher block will cycle as a fad, but beware of its limitations. For its price, it can be a “value” option for kitchen countertops.

Porcelain Taking on Silestone Quartz

Interior designers have seen marble and natural stone-looking porcelain as the top trends in both residential and commercial designs. These chic surfaces can be styled any way to give an elegant, high-end and clean appearance.

The Shortcomings of Granite vs Silestone

When people dream of their best home, they tend to imagine a spacious kitchen with modern appliances and sweeping granite countertops… not necessarily modern Silestone countertops. Though granite countertops are often a favorite for interior designers, they are not without some important drawbacks that must be taken into consideration.

Is Travertine Trending to Replace Silestone?

Travertine, the porous variety of limestone (not Silestone quartz), often found around mineral springs, has emerged as a star in the decorating landscape. It is emblematic this current era of material-forward decorating where visual calm is key.