The Semi Precious Collection is made from natural stone pieces such as quartz, amethyst, and agate that are bonded with resin and formed into slabs. Panels are then cut into large-format sizes measuring 96 inches by 48 inches. Pieces can be back lit and used for cladding, countertops, and vanities. www.msistone.com.
DUROCK cement board Next Gen is made with a proprietary aggregate, which results in a panel that is 25% lighter than competing products. Moisture- and mold-resistant, the panel holds screws better and results in a 20% faster installation. www.usg.com.
Bamboo is a glass tile collection that offers color and texture. The fused-glass line is produced with the color baked in, so it will not fade over time. Tiles are back-filled with mortar for easy installation and come in eight standard colors and over 100 custom colors. www.voguebay.com.
The Sculpted collection of tiles brings serious texture to accent walls. Ideal on an accent wall, the individual tiles measure 2 inches by 10 inches and come in three colors. Pieces can be positioned to create different looks. www.bristolstudiosdesign.com.
Typical metal registers can mar your flooring installations and your architecture, but the company’s floor vents and registers sit flush with 3/4-inch hardwood floor. Registers offer two-way diffusion and are grooved on the outside to accommodate most 3/4-inch tongue and groove flooring. The line comes in a variety of sizes and species such as white and red oak, Santos mahogany, and bamboo. www.ennovage.com.
Arabesque is the marriage between Eastern- and Western-style art forms, the manufacturer says. The collection features various patterns and is suitable for indoor vertical and horizontal applications. www.sonite.co.th.
SpectraLOCK Pro is the new and improved version of the manufacturer’s flagship product. It’s brighter and whiter than the old formula and offers even better stain resistance and color consistency. www.laticrete.com.