Retrostone Neolith Ceramic Worktops

Retrostone by Neolith Ceramic

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Neolith

Thickness:

12mm

Retrostone Ceramic Material Description

Retrostone is a light grey ceramic material that comes in a silk texture. It is supplied to Polish Granite by Neolith company specialising in stone slab production.

Why Retrostone is the perfect material for stone kitchen worktops?

Thin, durable and incredibly tough stone surfaces like the light grey Retrostone ceramic worktops make for a great alternative to granite and quartz. Not only are they just as sturdy and long-lasting as other stone worktops, these surfaces are exclusively available in 12mm thicknesses (6mm and even 3mm may be obtainable upon request). This means the realm of new applications unlocked for these lightweight products is extremely broad, encompassing vast projects. From wall cladding to layering kitchen cabinets, ceilings or even furniture.

Sintered-stone, commonly known as ceramic or porcelain, is predominantly utilised for kitchen worktops. It’s the supreme properties that truly make them stand out. Ceramic worktops are exquisitely simple to clean and maintain; they can withstand mechanical damage; but above all, their heat resistance is matched by granite alone. After all, these products are wrought by the fusion of vast additives: powdered quartz, ground minerals, waste raw materials and other heat-resistant particles. As such, the boiling water, hot oil, burning pots and pans won’t bring ceramic worktops any harm.

The large grained Retrostone kitchen ceramic worktops are made to provide its users comfort and an ease of cooking. Their sole purpose is to withstand and endure the risks brought about by everyday use of kitchen facilities. Today, ceramic kitchen worktops are one of the strongest kitchen countertop options on the market. And a remarkable decor alternative to fragile paint, tiles or wallpaper.

What thicknesses are available for Retrostone?

The slabs of Retrostone by Neolith are available in 12mm thicknesses. This stone material depth is ideal for multiple applications. From big projects like kitchen worktops, paving, flooring & wall cladding to smaller installations of coffee tabletops, dining tables or windowsills. Surfaces of this depth are manufactured in bespoke fashion, tailor-made to complete even the most demanding projects.

Any stone surface available in 12mm (or under) is also ideal for wall, kitchen cabinet or even furniture cladding. These thin surfaces are equally as strong as their thicker counterparts, except their weight is severely reduced.

Consequently, they are superb products used to clad ceilings, walls, stairs as well as bathtubs, bathroom equipment, swimming pools or other waterproofed areas. Thanks to their low-weight attribute, they are likewise utilised to decorate furniture, or more commonly kitchen cabinets. These fragile elements benefit from the low mass as their delicate hinges and fittings don’t buckle under the weight. Meanwhile they are continuously protected from dirt, grime, or unintentional scratches, making them very desirable.

What makes Retrostone so unique?

Product colour description:

The light grey colour of Retrostone by Neolith is without a doubt the most frequently purchased hue in our collection. This is today’s trend, after all. Grey spaces no longer evoke the feeling of industrial melancholy, instead elements like light grey kitchen worktops are implemented into modern architecture because they represent novelty and minimalism. A highly sought-out, attractive colour that instantly becomes the heart of any setting. And because of its deemed universality, it pairs with almost every type of cabinet, from white gloss, through to black matte or brown, classic raw wood.

Material structure & composition:

Large grains scatter over the Retrostone surface like grains of earth. This structure is ideal for lovers of plain colours, but not uniformly bland. The large grains add depth and sense of texture to the usually polished stone surface. This composition is perfect for minimalistic interiors that lack diversity. The same applies for floors that easily get dirty, as this effect helps to mask any unsightly grime and dirt.

Material recommended for:

  • Chopping boards,
  • Stairs,
  • Fireplace surrounds.

What textures/finishes is this product supplied in?

The light grey Retrostone is available in the ‘silk’ texture, patented by Neolith. It’s idiosyncratic as it straddles the line between full gloss and matte finish. In other words, it gives off a subtle reflection, but to touch this material’s surface is textured like a soft, smooth fabric. Hence the inspiration behind the name ‘silk’. It’s a stunning texture that conveys the feeling of stone, without being too reflective, considered by many as cliché.

About Neolith

Neolith is a company that has triumphed in the realm of stone engineering science since its creation in 2009. Their ceramic ‘sintered stone’ slabs are created via amalgamation of pigments, ground stone, clay, silica and mineral oxides. Namely the large grained Retrostone. As such, they are 100% natural products, entirely sustainable and recyclable. But above all, resistant.

The attributes of Neolith (extreme durability, scratch resistance, near-zero porosity & heat resistance), mean that these materials are sought eagerly. The plethora of uses for these products is wide, possibilities endless and integration easy and affordable.

Their ceramic products are delivered to Polish Granite Manchester on a regular basis from Harlow, UK. We manufacture the slabs and turn them into stunning ceramic worktops. Neolith’s exquisite designs like their Classtone or Iron collections are embodiments of novelty and elegance that accommodates all indoor and outdoor spaces. Modern or traditional. Not only beautiful, but also functional. Neolith is the revolutionary architectural material, worked into premium, superior surfaces.

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