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Surface and Countertop Ideas For A Modern Home

Countertop and Surfaces

These sleek stones don’t settle when it comes to quality or aesthetic

By Julia Landolfi

When it comes to designing or renovating your home, one of the most important decisions to make is choosing the right countertops and surfaces. Whether building your dream kitchen or installing a new outdoor fire feature, the surface you select will inform the overall aesthetic of your space and determine its durability and maintenance. In this roundup, we pull some of the latest styles from trusted brands to offer some inspiration for your next project.

Stone Tile, Toronto


Laminam produces innovative, high-quality ceramic surfaces in a range of styles and price points. From its Fokos collection, the tactile and nature-inspired Talco stone can withstand high-traffic areas, both indoors and out. In a canvas/off-white hue, it makes for a chic monochromatic kitchen that pairs beautifully with bold, metallic accents. Pricing upon request, at Stone Tile.

Stone Surface


Cercan Tile has a reputation for offering a multitude of contemporary styles in a diverse material portfolio. The Travertine Avorio Silk porcelain flooring caught our eye as it’s the perfect backdrop to bold and contemporary designs.

Stone outdoor

Alternatively, the Outdoor collection makes for an elevated sunken fire pit that’s easy to clean and incredibly weather resistant. Pricing upon request, at Cercan Tile.

Pietra Kode slab


In an exclusive collaboration with architect Daniel Germani, Cosentino’s offering is inspired by Italian architecture with an eye on the future. The surfaces reimagine classic stones into contemporary beauty with the high-performance of Dekton. Pricing upon request, at Cosentino

Mood Board Kitchen Styling


Whether you choose moody, charcoal Metallio Black or textured, stone-like Concrita counters, these customizable surfaces will transform any space they inhabit. Most importantly. their versatility encourages creativity.


Like all Caesarstone-manufactured surfaces, both are made from naturally occurring minerals with a deep concern for environmental sustainability. Pricing upon request, at Caesarstone.

Marble Trend


Since its founding in 1983, Toronto-based Marble Trend has manufactured its own original products. Handcrafted from sintered stone, Dreaming Green boasts premium durability and natural veining. If you’re seeking a countertop solution to define your kitchen or a natural material to turn your fireplace into a work of art, this is for you. Pricing upon request, at Marble Trend.

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