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Reading: Deep dark and intensely bold Caesarstone's new design direction

Deep dark and intensely bold Caesarstone's new design direction

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MARCH 4, 2020.

5810 Black Tempal

The dramatic flip in aesthetics for kitchen and bathroom – from a pristine, virtually all-white colour palette to a bold, intense array of velvety blacks – has created a new mindset for renovators and designers where surfaces ranging in hue from ebony, jet and onyx sit side by side with luxurious brushed and aged metals (think brass, bronze, copper and rose gold) and medium to dark woodgrain cabinetry.

Caesarstone, at the forefront of kitchen and bathroom innovation, has released a new collection of quartz surfaces that perfectly reflects the mood for black. Suitable for benchtops, splashbacks and walls the collection also introduces a brand new surface finish – Natural. This slightly textured finish emulates the tactile experience of stone, with a satin sheen and slight grain.

3101 Piatto Black

The ultimate in dark – and richly luxurious – is Piatto Black. Sporting the new Natural finish, Piatto Black has a fine granular appearance complemented by its textural grain. Overall this serves to create a much deeper, more intense black than we are used to seeing in engineered stone benchtops.
Piatto Black is the bold choice in kitchen and bathroom design with statement benches and vanities delivered on a grand scale and teamed with equally bold coordinating surfaces such as industrial concrete, dark, rich woodgrains and lavish marble.

5101 Empira Black

Empira Black, in a lustrous polished finish, adds a subtle play of light and depth to its dense black base with an overlay of beautifully fine white natural veins. This clever textural combination immediately imbues the surface with a sense of elegance and sophistication. Black Tempal, in the new Natural finish, offers a more nuanced take on
the dark colour palette. Black Tempal’s deep charcoal base is a direct contrast to the subtle, marbled veil of soft mineral deposits across its surface. Its rough finish, coupled with this complex layering, creates a perfect canvas for a variety of decorative elements from tinted tiles and brushed steel hardware to slate, raw concrete and handmade ceramics.

5810 Black Tempal

Caesarstone’s Piatto Black, Empira Black and Black Tempal quartz surfaces are just three of 48 quartz surfaces available nationally. Go to for more details.

Caesarstone® is committed to the highest safety and environmental standards and carries the ISO 14001 international standard for environmental management and performance.
Caesarstone® Piatto Black, Natural finish, installed from $ 550m2
Caesarstone® Black Tempal, Natural finish, installed from $ 900m2
Caesarstone® Empira Black, Polished finish, installed from $ 1100m2