Wilsonart. The subtle incorporation of both gloss and matte finishes helps WilsonartHD high-definition laminate countertops mimic the look of natural materials better than laminates of the past. In addition to its eye-catching visual dimension, the material is scuff- and impact-resistant, and non-porous. Sixteen patterns feature rich color and textural complexity. A WilsonartHD “Contractor Kit” is available to help remodelers sell effectively. 800.433.3222. www.whywilsonarthd.com.
Cambria. Four colors are being introduced to the Cambria Quartz line of surfacing for countertops and other applications. Sussex offers hints of gray and blue on a chocolate brown base; Dover is a sleek tan ideal for contemporary projects; Southampton features a bold mixture of black, gray, copper, and sky blue; and Hyde Park showcases natural gray and light green tones. 866.226.2742. www.cambriausa.com.
Swanstone. A redesign of the maker's Custom Contrast Vanity Tops features the unique look of contrasting tops and bowls. The line, now called Contra, consists of two undermount options (seamless and overlap), 30 solid-surface vanity top colors, and four bowl colors: white, bisque, bone, and shell rose. Besides the standard eased edge, Roman ogee, bead, and bevel edges are also available. Vanity tops are 22 inches deep with standard widths ranging from 25 inches to 49 inches. Bowls are 13 inches deep and 19 inches wide. 314.231.8148. www.swanstone.com.
Formica. The Quarstone and Granite series are new to the Riverwash Collection of high pressure laminates, reflecting consumers' desire for surfaces that mimic the look and feel of natural stone. Quarstone offers three colors similar to natural quartz and Granite offers the mystique of random variation found in the real thing. 800.367.6422. www.formica.com.
VT Industries. Two new contoured edge profiles provide postformed laminate countertops with the look and feel of granite. The Valencia offers a gracefully contoured full-wrap ogee profile, and the Barcelona features a double-waterfall design. Both edge profiles are available with or without backsplashes in 23 laminate designs from major manufacturers. Postformed countertops are formed as a single piece of laminate wrapped around a custom core material for a seamless surface. 800.827.1615. www.vtindustries.com.
Teragren. Perfect for tables, islands, or countertops, Bamboo Parquet Butcher Block is made of sustainable bamboo and is formaldehyde-free and food-safe. Standard sizes include 30 inches wide by 96 inches long for countertops, and 36 inches wide by 72 inches long or 48 inches wide by 96 inches long for tabletops. All panels measure 1½ inches deep and are available in caramelized or natural colors. Custom sizes are available. 800.929.6333. www.teragren.com.
Craft-Art Countertops. Available in more than 20 wood species and construction styles, these solid wood countertops are designed to be attractive and easy to maintain. The maker uses only Foreign Agricultural Service and First European Quality lumber, and will source other non-endangered hardwoods upon request. Tops are available in plank or edge-grain style using full-length boards, or end-grain style for a checkerboard pattern. 404.352.5625. www.craft-art.com.
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