1 SOUTHWEST BEAUTY: Give residents a taste of the Southwest with the Sedona series, the latest addition to the WilsonartHD laminate line. Patterns range from ultra-light to rich chocolate. WilsonartHD features a textured dual matte-gloss finish and offers the look and texture of naturally weathered stone. For more information, call Wilsonart International at 800-433-3222 or visit ww.wilsonartlaminate.com.
2 STUNT DOUBLES: Get the look and feel of quartz and granite without the headaches of natural stone. Formica Corp.'s Riverwash high-pressure laminate finish collection now includes a quarstone series in crème, walnut, and smoke, and a granite series in American rose, Brazilian brown, and Venetian gold. For more information, call Formica Corp. at 800-367-6422 or visit www.formica.com.
3 SOLID CHOICE: Here's one tempting offer: Samsung's new Tempest line offers quartz appeal with the benefits of a solid surface. The collection's 10 colored surfaces—including shell, rattan, russet, and cinnamon—feature a seamless appearance and nonporous, hygienic properties. For more information, call Samsung at 800-795-7177 or visit www.staron.com.
4 ICE, ICE BABY: Looking for a high-end alternative to natural stone? Try IceStone, a surface made of recycled glass and a concrete compound. The environmentally friendly product is available in 24 standard colors including cobalt ice, Moroccan red and Tuscan sunset. The product can also be used for backsplashes, bathroom dividers, and interior walls. For more information, call IceStone at 718-624-4900 or visit www.icestone.biz.
5 BRITISH INVASION: Cambria has introduced four new colors with names inspired by the British Isles. Sussex offers hints of gray and blue on a chocolate brown base; Dover features a sleek tan color; Southampton boasts a bold mixture of black, gray, copper, and sky blue; and Hyde Park offers natural gray and light green tones.
For more information, call Cambria at 866-226-2742 or visit www.cambriausa.com.