12 Top Names in Engineered Stone

Get to know the industry leaders in kitchen, bar, and bath surfaces before you get started on your renovation.

  1. Choosing Engineered Stone

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    12 Top Brands for Engineered Stone Countertops

    Choosing between engineered stone brands can be exhausting. Products in the category are mostly quartz-based, possess the same sanitary certifications, and include comparable warranties. Deciding among them may come down to the details of color, finish, and availability. To aid in your search, here's a look at the most popular brands.

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  2. Caesarstone

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Caesarstone

    With more than 40 colors available in design stores around the country, Caesarstone is a leader in quartz-based engineered stone. From traditional looks to daring textures, the company offers and continues to improve upon its wide product range. Shown here is Excava, part of the Metropolitan collection.

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  3. Silestone

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Silestone

    Silestone has become one of the most popular brands, with its countertops (in more than 60 colors) to be found nationally in design stores and The Home Depot locations. Featured here is Kimbler Mist at The Home Depot.

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  4. Cambria

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Cambria

    Cambria boasts more than 90 design styles, each with a lifetime warranty. The luxury quartz-based brand has some of the most interesting and stone-like color options available, including imitation marble. No longer just found in specialty stores and distributors, Cambria has expanded to include a line available in specific The Home Depot locations. Here is Risegate from The Home Depot Collection.

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  5. Okite

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Oktie

    Don't expect to find Okite products at the big box home improvement retail chain store. The company's 40-plus quartz colors are exclusive to design firms and high-end kitchen cabinet retailers. Pictured is Bianco Carrara.

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  6. Santa Margherita Quartz

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Santa Margherita Quartz

    Santa Margherita quartz comes to us from the Verona Marble Company in a number of collections, from glamorous Glitter to the more traditional Metropolis design. The company also offers some unusual surface options; Vulcano Wave, shown here, is from the textured Wave series.

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  7. TechniStone

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: TechniStone

    With counters of quartz, granite, or sand, Czech company TechniStone reaches new heights in surface technology and brings it to the US with now seven distributors. Here is Starlight Grey from their Starlight collection.

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  8. Viatera

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Viatera

    From LG—the consumer electronics and appliance company—comes the Viatera quartz-based line of engineered stone, manufactured in Italy. With more than 50 earthy colors from Snow Storm to Equinox, you're bound to find the right hue. This one is Lento from the Musica series.

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  9. Corian Quartz

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Corian Quartz

    From the chemical giant DuPont comes Corian (formerly known as Zodiaq), a versatile engineered quartz line in more than 40 colors and various textures. Corian can be found at numerous design stores throughout the county. Shown here is Indigo Swirl.

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  10. Granite Transformations

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Granite Transformations

    Granite Transformations' engineered countertops are made from a combination of granite, stone, and quartz and come in more than 30 colors. Surfaces can be purchased from Granite Transformations stores around the country. Titan Grey, pictured, belongs to the Classic Series.

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  11. IceStone

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: IceStone

    IceStone's composition of recycled glass, cement, and pigment makes it distinct from other options in this list. With more than a dozen colors, from neutral to bright, this US-made engineered stone is a great choice, regardless of your personal design preferences. Shown here is Moroccan Red.

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  12. Santa Margherita Marble

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Santa Margherita Marble

    If you're looking for something other than quartz, Verona Marble Company's exquisite marble-based product comes in 40 natural-looking colors. The material is made of marble (or marble chippings) mixed with resins, as in the pictured Perlato Royal stone.

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  13. Concetto

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    Engineered Stone Countertops: Concetto

    Caesarstone's luxury brand, Concetto, offers countertops that are hand-made from individually cut semi-precious stones. From gray agate to white quartz, Concetto's opulent, almost translucent surfaces are nothing short of magnificent. Featured here is Viola, made from amethyst.

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