Whether you keep sweaters-in-the-oven a la Carrie Bradshaw or the last year has turned you into a bonafide chef, there’s no denying that many of us have kitchen remodeling on the brain. Transforming our homes to meet how we live today is more important than ever and, of course, every good kitchen starts with a fabulous countertop. Here are the stone trends we’ve been noticing and loving!
Imagine a surfacing material made of 100% minerals that contains no resin or petroleum derivatives and holds up to heat, cold, scratching, and etching while being both anti-microbial and hydrophilic. What if this material also served as a photocatalyst that cleaned the air by reacting with light to break down and eliminate harmful pollutants?
Welcome to the world of Lapitec.
Lapitec is a ‘green’ material both in its production and in its final form. It is completely inert and does not release any pollutants or VOCs into the environment. Further, the product life cycle is reversible, meaning that the material may be destroyed and turned back into the same mineral powder from which it was created, thus making it able to be reused in the production process and completely recyclable.
Lapitec is a full-bodied sintered stone that can be used for:
Interior and exterior cladding, flooring, indoor or outdoor kitchen countertops, pool copings, and ventilated façades. Available in a variety of thicknesses, textures, and extra-large slab sizes, Lapitec has through-body color and patterning, allowing for ease of use in countless applications and a multitude of creative edge options.
Lapitec – Innovation and design without boundaries.
The Summer of 2020 is officially in the history books and we are so ready for the Fall. To celebrate, we asked a few of our favorite interior designers to curate seasonally-inspired mood boards, and what they came up with is nothing short of divine. Check out these gorgeous Fall-ready palettes below!
Author, designer, and creator of the iconic lifestyle brand Eyeswoon, Athena Calderone, joins advocate for the arts and communications expert, Tiana Webb Evans, for an intimate conversation to explore materiality, visual storytelling, and effectively intertwining the design process with everyday creative practice. Join us for this lively and informative webinar.
Presented via Zoom Webinar
Thursday, August 20th, 4 pm
Thanks to Design + Decor for highlighting ABC in its feature on the sustainability of stone as a building material. We love sharing our knowledge about the world’s oldest building material. Read on for details!
For the ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME winter issue, we spoke with four brands on the future of stone in design.