Blanco introduces new colour Silk to Silgranit line of stone sinks

    TORONTO, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - This spring, at design shows across Canada,
premium kitchen sink manufacturer Blanco, will unveil a new colour in its line
of Silgranit natural stone sinks. Silk, a light concrete-look grey, will be
available in several sink models including a large single bowl and a round
island or bar sink. A highly durable composite material made of 80 percent
natural granite, Silgranit is Canada's leading coloured-sink brand.
    Blanco developed Silk in response to the latest home décor colour trends.
    "Grey is a very strong colour in home décor this year." says Alexandra
Marshall, director of marketing for Blanco Canada. "We're seeing new kitchen
cabinetry, tiles, paint and countertops in a wide range of warm and cool
greys. Silk is a very light, neutral grey that blends well with many other
colours, so we also believe that it will have long-term staying power."
    Blanco offers more than 100 sink models in Silgranit and seven colours,
and continues to expand the successful line every year. The company will also
introduce a faucet and soap dispenser in Silk to complement the new sinks.
    "Silgranit is exceptionally durable as well as beautiful," adds Ms.
Marshall. "Scratch-proof and highly heat-resistant, it can withstand a pot of
boiling water straight from the stove. It is also non-porous, stain-resistant
and very easy to clean. This makes it excellent value as a long-term
    The new colour was developed to complement a wide range of popular
countertops including granites, quartz and laminates.
    "Silk is a highly versatile grey that creates a different look in the
kitchen depending on the type of countertop selected," adds Ms. Marshall.
"Paired with marble or a grey quartz, it creates a sophisticated, elegant
look; with a bright blue, red or black quartz top, the result is a bold
contemporary or urban effect."
    Silgranit sinks are manufactured in Toronto and Sinsheim, Germany.

    About Blanco: With more than 80 years experience in kitchen workstation
design and manufacturing, Blanco is recognized worldwide for design leadership
and quality craftsmanship. From finely detailed, handcrafted SteelArt
stainless steel sinks, and the natural warmth and beauty of Silgranit, to the
elegant artistry of Blanco faucets, Blanco products are celebrated worldwide
for their unmatched quality and timeless beauty.

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For further information:

For further information: Alexandra Marshall, Director of Marketing,
Blanco Canada, T: (905) 612-0554, ext. 234,

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