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Categories Diresco Belgian Quartz, Diresco Terrazzo
Announcer: (talks with excitement)
Wow, can we all agree Terrazzo is hotter than ever!
New Year, who this?
Is there a better way to introduce TERRAZZO by Diresco Belgian Quartz then a short play and a puppy!? We think not. Diresco just dropped the hottest five colors mimicking the ever popular look of terrazzo.
Behind the Look
To capitalize on this trend, Diresco and Belgian Designer, Bram Bollen, of Studio PlanB teamed up. Bram is a product designer in Europe known for his sleek contemporary aesthetic. Together they have injected modernity into traditional terrazzo.
The 5 trendy new colors are quartz based and have the same strength, durability and ease of maintenance as all of the Diresco products.
The detailed yet simple design of these colors allows designers to be flexible and use in both modern and classic spaces.
Do you have a favorite?
Prepare to fall in love! These new colors are available in both polished and velvet finish. Polished surfaces provide a radiant finish with an impeccable linear reflection that presents a depth and sophistication to the material.
While, the velvet surfaces provide a matte or non-reflective finish that is much softer to the eye and touch. The luxurious look and feel of the velvet finish evokes a relaxed and natural feel.
The difference between Diresco TERRAZZO & Traditional Terrazzo:
Diresco’s TERRAZZO is different from traditional terrazzo in two significant ways.
The Aggregate: Traditional terrazzo uses crushed pieces of marble, granite, glass, even mirror. Diresco’s TERRAZZO uses crushed pieces of previously pressed Diresco quartz slabs for their aggregate.
The Aesthetic: Traditional terrazzo is usually densely packed with aggregate and held together with a cementitious or epoxy binder. TERRAZZO’s aggregate is more sparsely broadcast allowing the background color to stand out.
Certainly, this series is ideal for kitchen countertops, vanities, and furniture, but these slabs could also be cut down and used as a flooring option in a smaller residential application when traditional terrazzo is cost prohibitive.
We saved the best for last: Diresco TERRAZZO is also BIO/UV safe, making these the perfect option for outdoor use.