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Stone Update’s / Media Releases

Essastone® 12mm range 7 Colours

September 13th, 2013

Discover the Pinnacle of Engineered Stone

Essastone® adds style, luxury and sophistication to any space. Offering the enduring appeal of up to 95% natural quartz, a contemporary palette of designs, and an exceptional 15 year limited warranty.

The New 12mm range is available in the following colour’s

* Bone White
* Crystal Chalk
* New Crystal Salt
* Sorbet
* French Nougat
* New Basmati
* New Sable Luxe

These products will carry the exceptional 15 year limited essastone® warranty the same as the 20mm & 30mm products.

Common usage for 12mm product includes:

* the new European trend towards very fine bench-tops (employing a full substrate and no overhang)

* Mitred boxing around 80-100mm x80-100mm island bench-tops (often in combination with a fine 12mm exposed edge for the rear run of bench-top)

* Wall cladding for bathrooms & wet areas

* Commercial vertical applications in bars, hospitality & medical facilities

Quality that’s set in Stone!

7 New design colours from Caesarstone®

September 12th, 2013

Following last year’s successful introduction of its Classico™ Supernatural designs, Caesarstone is delighted to announce its 2013 introduction of seven new designs into the Classico™ collection. This includes four additional Supernatural designs which feature for the first time, the exclusive wider veins, made using Caesarstone’s proprietary technology.

Vanilla Noir™ is a classic rich black base featuring wider delicate natural light veins.

Alpine Mist™ a white cool grey background featuring wider delicate natural crisp white veins.

Bianco Drift™ inspired by light natural granites it also incorporates delicate organic vein features.

Calacatta Classic™ This long awaited design is being launched in early 2014 and will feature stronger larger scale wider light grey veins on a white base that will enrich many interiors.

Raw Concrete™ inspired by concrete colours and surface, Raw Concrete enables the modern industrial look of concrete, but with the performance benefits of quartz surfaces. Arriving later in 2013

Clamshell™ a beautiful soft fusion of light grey and white features.

Summer Rye™ a warm light brown structure with soft wisps of white throughout.

“The Supernatural designs have had an incredible response from consumers and professional designers alike. This combination of high quality nature inspired designs with the benefits of quartz are enabling great design freedom” says Andrew Dixon, GM Marketing.

Andrew goes on to say “From a design development perspective we are constantly evaluating new directions and opportunities, focusing on the most relevant new designs for Australia. Our focus is always on designs that have relevance to both residential and commercial interiors.”

All the 2013 new designs are backed up by proven and trusted quality, 10 Year Limited Warranty and after sales service.

Caesarstone® Adds Supernatural Designs in 30mm

July 1st, 2013

Caesarstone, a leader in quartz surfaces, has announced four of their ever popular Supernatural Designs from the Classico collection are now being offered in 30mm thickness slabs which are ideal for achieving single slab “thick look” benchtops.

Caesarstone have carefully selected four of their Supernatural Designs unique to Caesarstone to enhance their 30mm range of products and meet the growing demand from customers wanting the look of natural marble, coupled with the stain, scratch resistance and strength that Caesarstone® quartz surfaces are renowned for in a premium 30mm finish.

“Whilst 20mm thickness slabs are still our most popular selling product we expect the addition of selected Supernatural Designs in 30mm choices to enable more consumers to create their dream kitchen.” Says Andrew Dixon, General Manager Marketing & Strategic Development.

The new Supernatural Designs now available in 30mm are London Grey, Frosty Carrina, Piatra Grey and Dreamy Marfil, bringing the 30mm range to eight colours.

Caesarstone Launches New Spray Cleaner

June 21st, 2013

Caesarstone surfaces require minimal maintenance to keep them looking like new. Now to make life even easier, Caesarstone have developed a new everyday Spray Cleaner that has been specially formulated to keep your surfaces looking their best and in pristine condition.

Caesarstone Spray Cleaner comes in a convenient 500ml trigger spray pack and is ideal for everyday cleaning.

“The Caesarstone Spray Cleaner is quick and easy to use, cleaning the surface without streaking or leaving marks. The pleasant lavender scent is not overpowering like some cleaners on the market” Says Linda Hannah, Marketing Communications Manager of Caesarstone Australia.

This new addition expands the range of Caesarstone cleaning products accompanying the cream cleanser and wipes.

Caesarstone Spray Cleaner is available to purchase online from the Caesarstone website

Granite is the signature rock of our Earth

June 12th, 2013

While other planet’s like Mercury, Venus, and Mars are covered in Basalt, our planet Earth has been blessed with an abundance of “Mother Natures” gift’s of natural stone!

Granite slab + kitchen bench top = Natural History of our Earth!

Black Jaguar Granite

June 6th, 2013

Black Jaguar is distinguished and a treasured granite. Its rich black base with silvery flows, and hints of warm tones captures modern glamour. It’s suitable as a kitchen bench top for almost any colour scheme. Commercially and residentially used. Originated from India

Quantum Quartz 3 new colours Amaretti, Dolce, Portobello

May 17th, 2013

ON TREND – Quantum Quartz launch 3 new colours inspired by the taste of Italy…Amaretti, Dolce, Portobello.

These three colours are the latest in the Quantum Quartz ‘Deluxe Range’ and take the Quantum Quartz collection to over 40 inspirational colours.

Quantum Quartz is the ideal low maintenance, hygienic choice for all interior applications and is backed by a 10 Year Limited Warranty

Quality that’s set in Stone!

Introducing Quantum Quartz Grigio Quartz

May 17th, 2013

“WK-Quantum Quartz are very excited to introduce the latest colour in our Natural Quartz Collection – GRIGIO QUARTZ.

Reminiscent of Pietra Grey Limestone, Grigio Quartz is the perfect alternative if you would love to use a warm grey stone for your benchtop…it has the beauty of natural stone with the benefits of engineered stone.

The Natural Quartz Collection now consists of six stunning colours, and also comes with the Quantum Quartz 10 Year Limited Warranty.

Quality that’s set in Stone!

Caesarstone® Competition Winner is…

May 7th, 2013

Congratulations Ms M Kottnig & Mr Blythe

You have won a FREE Caesarstone® Classico™ bench top!

Please contact us to redeem your prize.

WIN a FREE Caesarstone® Classico™ bench top!

January 31st, 2013

Homeowners: Share your story for your chance to WIN a FREE Caesarstone® Classico™ bench top!

Whether you’re building or renovating… Submit a photo of your current North Queensland kitchen and explain in detail what you’d like to change about it. Please include the name of the Caesarstone® Classico™ colour you would like to apply, as well as why you chose this colour. Submissions must be received by 30th April 2013. All entries will be reviewed and we’ll choose one lucky North Queensland home owner to receive their dream bench top!

Grand Prize: up to the value of $3,500.00 GST inclusive for the manufacture and installation of Caesarstone® Classico™ bench tops.

Terms and conditions:

All entries must be sent via email to: or enter online via our “contact us page”

Grand Prize: up to the value of $3,500.00 GST inclusive for the manufacture and installation of Caesarstone® Classico™ bench tops for a standard size kitchen (approximately 4SQ meters) with a drop-in sink and drop-in cook top cut outs in 20mm stone with either a Arris or pencil round finish.

If your prefer 40mm edge work with an undermount sink the kitchen area would have to be smaller than the standard size kitchen bench top area otherwise it will incur additional costs.

Submissions must be received by 2pm 30th April 2013.

Winner will be notified by: The Marble & Granite Fitters Cairns P/L Director.

Winner will be notified one (1) week after submissions close.

Prize must be redeemable before 1st December 2013.

Entry is open to homeowners who live in the Cairns area – between Palm Cove and Gordonvale.

Prize not transferrable or redeemable for cash.

The Marble and Granite Fitters Cairns reserves the right to amend the competition period at its own discretion.

All decisions are at the discretion of The Marble and Granite Fitters Cairns.

Caesarstone® care & maintenance guide and 10 year limited warranty can be viewed at

Extra cost will occur for;
Larger scaled kitchen bench top area
Edge detail other than Arris or pencil round
Removal of existing bench tops
Disconnection and reconnection of appliances and plumbing
Crane if required for a high rise story house, apartment or building
Steep driveway

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