The kitchen counter… Many in the U.S. cite cluttered countertops as a cause of stress in the kitchen when cooking. So many HGTV shows, so… Read More »Not on The Countertop: Seems Like a No-brainer
When you are browsing online or actually looking at a home magazine while waiting in the doctor’s office, you will start to notice a movement… Read More »A Great Look at Kitchen Design Styles Trending into 2023
Darker hues and wood finishes are the look, but can we do better? Though “bright spaces” remain a popular choice, many designers say they sense… Read More »The Inevitable Response to All-White Kitchens & Homes
The Neighbor in Netflix’s The Watcher Hates This Kitchen Countertop Style Too If you’ve seen the “based-on-real-life” show, The Watcher, on Netflix several chilling interactions… Read More »Butcher Block Countertops Rears Its Head Again
Though wood countertops are having a moment, the reality is that their functionality is not up to par with modern manufactured solid-surfaces or “engineered” quartz.… Read More »Coming to Homes Near You in 2023: COLOR! and Other Trends
Money is seems to be getting tight again. Let’s get back to basics in terms of numbers in design fundamentals. Pay attention to these important… Read More »The Basic Numbers for a Kitchen Redesign
Jane Lau (a.k.a Jane Chuck) with famed designer Jun Ong creatively integrated Silestone quartz surfaces into various parts of Jane’s new headquarters. Jun Ong has… Read More »Create a Stylish yet Functional Commercial Workspace with Silestone
Industrial style was born in the United States in the 1950s, and when people think of industrial interior design, most visualize exposed brick, beams, pipes,… Read More »Industrial Interior Design Style Makes a Comeback
While Silestone surfaces can help rooms feel cooler during hot summer days, they also create a warm, organic atmosphere in modern interiors – especially when contrasted against glass surfaces and other natural materials, such as wood. Different types of stone surfaces add textural interest and bring a touch of the outdoors into the home.
Projects in Queenstown, Auckland and Christchurch show Kiwi designers can be counted among the best in the world Project in Queenstown Auckland-based designer Mal Corboy… Read More »High-end Interior Design in New Zealand
White is the new everything for home interiors and countertops. Lately, for all of us wanting to revamp an existing kitchen or build our dream home, white quartz countertops (Silestone) offer up a combination of style and versatility that is unmatched. Known for both durability and design appeal, no choice ranks higher than white 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.
With interior design trends being pretty wholesome like clean Silestone countertops of late, it’s only a matter of time before things get a little less G-rated. It seems 1980s cocaine decor must be the next big thing… excessive mirrors, glass surfaces, white ceramic statues, and neon lights.
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.
The expansive kitchen’s 13.5-by-6-foot island seats six, on light oak-and-leather Esse stools. The cabinets are custom white oak with a medium stain. The countertop is… Read More »Coronado (San Diego, CA) Home Transformed by Silestone