Whether it’s cooking, socializing, or design trends, kitchens are where the action is. Two-tone cabinetry, where some of the cabinets are finished in a different colour or material, is showing up all over the place—and with good reason. It’s versatile and stylish, and, because you needn’t cover all surfaces in the same material, can have…
Sleek and modern
Porcelain has a sleek, modern aesthetic, and is a great choice for backsplashes, fireplace and shower surrounds, as well as wall features. Porcelain comes in many colours and patterns. It is durable and simple to clean and doesn’t require sealing.
A man-made stone, porcelain is made by forming kaolinite-heavy material into glazed slabs or tiles. The glazing pigment added during fabrication produces an appearance similar to natural stone. Some porcelain glazing is coloured to mimic the veining found in marble, granite and slate.