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Caesarstone Pebble Island and Concrete Countertop

clock June 30, 2010 17:35 by author mtemple

The customer of this recently installed kitchen countertop decided to go with Caesarstone (quartz). They actually picked two colors instead of just one. For the island they went with the color Pebble and for the main countertop areas they went with the color Concrete. Both Pebble and Concrete are grays but Pebble is a lighter gray and Concrete is a very dark gray.

 



Corian Bathroom Using Universal Design

clock June 29, 2010 17:26 by author mtemple

This bathroom was design using universal design with a handicap accessible sink area. The material used for the countertop is Dupont Corian.

"Universal design refers to a broad-spectrum solution that produces buildings, products and environments that are usable and effective for everyone, not just people with disabilities.

Other examples of Universal Design include:

  • Smooth ground surfaces of entranceways, without stairs
  • Wide interior doors and hallways
  • Lever handles for opening doors rather than twisting knobs
  • Light switches with large flat panels rather than small toggle switches"
  • (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_design)



    IceStone Aurora Gold Vanity Countertop

    clock June 28, 2010 17:31 by author mtemple

    This bathroom design used IceStone's Aurora Gold. The white within the concrete of the countertop matched up nicely with the white cabinets.