The White Quartz Alternative: 5 Neutral Countertops That Sparkle

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Nov 28, 2017 10:37:22 AM

If you love a neutral but feel numbed out by white quartz or bored by beige granite, do not give up hope for your kitchen or bath design.

Keywords: Neutrals, Palladian Gray, Cubist Clear, Martini Flint, Umbo White, Fair Pearl

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How Much Do Recycled Glass Countertops Cost?

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Oct 7, 2016 12:41:54 PM

Out of all the questions I field about Vetrazzo’s recycled glass countertops - about color, texture, durability - it’s price that I’m most often asked.

Keywords: Neutrals, Ruby Red, Amethystos, Bretagne Blue, Millefiori, Floating Blue

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This California Beach House Has All The Patterns

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Jun 3, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Out on California’s Central Coast in Avila Beach, there’s a beach getaway with a design that’s stunning both for what it incorporates and what it omits. When designer Stephanie Rothbauer envisioned the total home renovation, which started off as just a bathroom (don’t they all), she turned to her surroundings for inspiration.

And in San Luis Obispo County that means foggy days and soft color neutrals of sand and shells and rugged browns of weathered wooden piers. More sunbleached driftwood than twinkling turquoise. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.) The designer used it all to create a luxury, sustainable retreat with recycled glass kitchen countertops reflecting the subtle sparkle of the Pacific.

“I wanted a coastal feel, not screaming beach,” Rothbauer said “I chose tones natural to the local environment.”

Her interior which incorporates Vetrazzo’s Martini Flint recycled glass countertops in the kitchen, three bathrooms and a fireplace hearth, is all about mixing materials: concrete flooring, plaster and wood walls, wood veneer doors, recycled glass tiles and even porcelain tile on the stair risers, all in a sandy palette.

Keywords: Martini Flint, Neutrals, Kitchen Design, Coastal Inspired, Bathroom Design

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Mindfully Made

Recycled Glass Countertops

Vetrazzo recycled glass surfaces were hatched in Berkeley, CA in 1996. With 16 of our colors boasting Cradle to Cradle Silver certification, our commitment to sustainability is more transparent than ever.

Truly a great American innovation, Vetrazzo is the original recycled glass surface proudly made in America.

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