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Cosentino at Milan Design Week 2017

Cosentino is present at Milan Design Week 2017 from the 4th until the 7th of April. During those key days for professionals and design lovers, Cosentino will launch its Silestone® product novelties and a Dekton® design project by Daniel Germani and in collaboration with Riva 1920 at the Cosentino City Milan. In addition, and at the Ladies & Gentleman exhibition, Cosentino presents Dektonclay, a new project conceived by design studio Apparatu.

Cosentino at Tatel Miami

Cosentino Group is once again working with TATEL through its brands and products. This gastronomic project is headed by Abel Matutes Prats and Manuel Campos and boasts famous faces including sportsmen Rafa Nadal and Pau Gasol and singer Enrique Iglesias among its partners.

This time, the collaboration will play a part in the project’s first international outing: TATEL Miami, officially opened on Monday.

Francisco Martinez-Cosentino new Ambassador for “Marca España” (Spain Brand)

Francisco Martínez-Cosentino, President of Cosentino Group, was appointed on Tuesday 14th March new Honorary Ambassador of “Marca España” (Spain Brand) in a ceremony which took place at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid hosted by Their Majesties the King and Queen of Spain. This appointment is an official recognition granted by the Leading Brands of Spain Forum (FMRE) in collaboration with the Office of the Government High Commissioner for the Spain Brand.

Cosentino’s customers and distributors “conquer” Australia

The Cosentino Group, international Spanish company and leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, has celebrated this year’s Asia-Pacific Distributors Convention. The company’s top clients, distribution managers and regional team came together at the event in Australia.

Cosentino, sponsor and official worktop partner for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017

The Cosentino Group renews its partnership in this year’s edition of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, one of the most important international events held in the world of fine dining. Cosentino, through its renowned Silestone® and Dekton® brands, will be the official sponsor for worktops for the event and will be sponsoring the Sustainable Restaurant Award.

Madrid welcomes Cosentino Group´s first “City” in Spain

Cosentino opened yesterday Spain’s first Cosentino City in Madrid. As of today the Spanish multinational’s new showroom, found at no. 116 Paseo de la Castellana, will be open to architects, planners, designers, interior designers and final consumers as an information and personal assistance centre, and an integral space to see first hand the group’s wide range of brands and products.

A new edition of “Cosentino 100”

Cosentino Group is currently holding its annual convention “Cosentino 100” in Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), where the Spanish multinational will meet with its main partners and customers from North America. The event has attracted in total 340 people, representing 126 manufacturers and Cosentino customers from the USA and Canada.

The Convention is also being attended by representatives from the region´s major sector associations, such as the American Society of Interior Design (ASID), the Marble Institute of America (MIA), the National Association of the Remodelling Industry (NARI), the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) or the National Association of Home Constructors.

Dekton® “leads” FiturtechY at FITUR 2017

Dekton® is working on a new edition of “Fiturtech”, the specialist forum on innovation and technology in the tourism sector organised by the Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero (ITH), held annually during the course of the specialised industry convention, FITUR. This participation is the result of Cosentino’s commitment to innovation and to technology also applied at Canal Horeca. This revolutionary surface leads the way and welcomes this year´s space, presented by the ITH for the event, through the application of the “Glacier” colour, from the Dekton® XGloss collection, in a spectacular island that acts as the reception booth, as well as the counter for the bar that will serve attendees at the space at the back. As […]

Cindy Crawford, the new face of Silestone®

Cindy Crawford: “I have a tremendous passion for design, and I’m thrilled to partner with Silestone®, whose surfacing materials bring a distinctive element to the fashion ensembles we create for our home.” Cindy Crawford, supermodel and international fashion icon, will be the image of Silestone® for the next two years. Silestone® and Cindy Crawford have joined forces to represent the very best in beauty, fashion and designin an advertising campaign entitled “Tops On Top”, which will be released from March onwards in the world’s major lifestyle, trend, fashion, design, decoration and architecture magazines.     This partnership will take the global positioning of the Silestone® brand one step further, building on its already consolidated position as a leading […]

Silestone® Eternal, a dazzling new timeless collection

The Eternal Collection is presented for the first time  on the 10th of January at the US kitchen show  KBIS 2017 in Orlando, and on the 16th of January at the German kitchen show Living Kitchen in Cologne. Silestone® Eternal is a dazzling, new range of colours which pay homage to the most sought-after, exotic marbles in the natural stone sector. Aesthetics and functionality are fused together in a proposal designed for even the most demanding projects.

N-Boost, the Silestone® 4.0 Revolution

Silestone® N-Boost is a technologically advanced process for Silestone® quartz surfaces, which enhances further still the excellent technical and aesthetic features of the material. Cosentino is revolutionising again the field of quartz surfaces with an innovative new technological development called Silestone® N-Boost. Silestone® N-Boost modifies the surface of the material at a molecular level, further enhancing its technical performance and aesthetic properties, making the cleaning and maintenance of Silestone® easier than ever before, achieving a greater intensity of colour and a more intense surface brightness. N-boost is the Silestone® 4.0 Revolution. Following the launch of the Silestone® product in 1990, the creation of bacteriostatic protection for the material in 2005 and of the […]

Cosentino searches for the kitchen worktop of the future

Cosentino has joined the 1st edition of Imagine IoT, a creativity programme that identified business and social problems and puts forward innovative solutions via the Internet of Things. Through this collaboration, over the coming months we will be presenting worldwide the kitchen worktop of the year 2030. To develop the project, a work group has been set up with seven dreamers. This work group is formed by three members from Cosentino and four students and graduates of the participating schools and universities.

Cosentino opens in Denmark

Cosentino enters for the first time Denmark with the opening of a “Center” which will provide direct services to the country, reinforcing the Group’s presence in Scandinavia where it has been working for the past ten years. The new Cosentino Center, which represents a total investment of almost 1.8 million euros, is located in the town of Hedensted, in the Danish region of Central Jutland. The facility has 2.500 m2 of storage and offices, a storage capacity of approximately 9,500 slabs that will offer an independent and direct service to the Danish market, and is starting out with a team of seven people.

Cosentino and its brands, ten years supporting Madrid Fusión

Silestone® by Cosentino sponsors, within this exceptional framework, the European Chef of the Year Award which goes to the chef from Cádiz, Ángel León Silestone® once again collaborates with Madrid Fusión, the international gastronomy congress that will be held from 23 to 25 January, 2017, at the Palacio de Congresos in Madrid. This edition will be the tenth one in which Cosentino and its brands actively support one of the most important culinary events in the world.

Cosentino collaborates with designers “Bollería Industrial” in their project Managing Dissidence

for download click image Managing Dissidence project by Bollería Industrial has been selected to take part in the Oslo Architecture Triennale, celebrated since the 8th of September until the 27th of November. For the implementation of this project, Bolleria Industrial worked with Silestone® quarz surfaces and Dekton® ultracompact surfaces. They created bases with the Cosentino materials, which were the stabilizing element of each of the exhibition displays in the Oslo-Gardermoen Airport as well as in the Norway National Museum of Architecture.

Cosentino’s ultracompact surface Dekton® obtains the “Environmental Product Declaration” (EPD)

for download click image Cosentino Group, the Spanish company leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, has obtained the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD – ) for the ultra compact surface Dekton® after an analysis of the environmental impact of its life cycle. The granting of this certificate by an external organisation such as, The International EDP® System, accredits Cosentino Group’s policy of maximum commitment to sustainability, and supports its involvement in improving efficiency in the consumption of raw materials and energy, reducing the generation of waste.

Cosentino Group receives 2016 Envision Award from International Surface Fabricators Association

for download click image Cosentino Group was honored with the 2016 Envision Award from the International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA) during the organization’s annual conference awards dinner held November 10th in Cancun, Mexico. The Envision Award is given to the ISFA member that excels in creating an imaginative and stand-out product for the surfacing industry. Cosentino was nominated for the award in recognition of its development of Dekton large-format tile which allows traditional countertop fabricators to expand into flooring with a durable, high quality product that can be used in both interior and exterior applications. Brandon Calvo, COO Distribution Cosentino North America, was in attendance to accept the award for […]

The Cosentino Group enters New Zealand and strengthens its position in Oceania

for download click image The Cosentino Group has secured its own assets in New Zealand, thus consolidating its presence in the continent of Oceania, where it has been operating since 2011. Reinforcing its commitment to geographical diversification and control of its own distribution in order to offer a better service and attention to customers, the company has opened a new “Center” in Auckland, with an investment of almost 1.3 million euros.

Miami, host of the last “MadeinSpain” lecture sponsored by Cosentino Group

for download click image This year’s edition of the “MadeinSpain” conferences, organised by the Contemporary Architecture Foundation, will close on Wednesday 9 November with a lecture by the Granada-born architect Juan Domingo Santos at the School of Architecture at the University of Miami. In line with its support for the world of architecture and the well-deserved international projection of Spanish professionals, Cosentino Group acted as the main sponsor this year for the programme of events, held in three of the main schools of architecture in North America.

Cosentino Group receives 2016 Home Depot Supplier of the Year Award

for download click image for download click image Cosentino Group, a global leader in the production and distribution of natural stone, quartz, recycled and architectural surfaces, was honored with the 2016 Home Depot Supplier of the Year Award during the retailer’s annual supplier conference at its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Suppliers that have gone above and beyond in their collaboration with The Home Depot were recognized, including Cosentino for its continued commitment to product innovation, speed to market and collaborative spirit with The Home Depot’s business model in North America.

Dekton®, protagonist of the “Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar”

for download click image Dekton®, the ultra-compact surface by Cosentino Group, shows all its potential, versatility and infinite architectural and design possibilities at the “Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar”, a project that has already become an emblematic and broad-reaching project, for this revolutionary product, fruit of the innovative capacity of the multinational from Almeria. The Academy is conceived as high performance centre with the most advanced technology, maximum comfort and spectacular facilities in which Dekton® is a key constructive and unifying element through the centre.

Silestone® presents Iconic White, the purest, lightest and brightest white

for download click image Silestone®, the world’s leading brand in quartz surfaces, is launching onto the national and international market Iconic White, the purest, lightest and brightest white currently available in the world of quartz surfaces. Going even further than the legendary Blanco Zeus by Silestone®, the best selling colour in the brand’s history, Iconic White has arrived as a true revolution. As well as its superior appearance, with an extraordinary degree of white, it also offers the unbeatable technical properties that only Silestone® can guarantee: low tendency to absorb liquids and high resistance to staining, impact and scratching. for download click image This development has been made possible thanks […]

Francisco Martinez-Cosentino: New Honorary Ambassador for the Spain Brand

for download click image The Leading Brands of Spain Forum (FMRE), in collaboration with the Office of the Government High Commissioner for the Spain Brand, through a panel of judges made up of representatives from business, institutional and international fields, chaired by Antonio Abril Abadin, Director and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Inditex and Deputy Chairman of the Forum, has appointed Francisco Martinez-Cosentino new Honorary Ambassador of the Spain Brand (EHME) in the category of Business Management.

Cosentino Design Challenge presents its 11th edition

#CosentinoDC11  —   @GrupoCosentino The Cosentino Group presents the 11th edition of the international Cosentino Design Challenge. Once again this year, the initiative promotes and encourages creativity and talent among students of design and architectures from around the world. A total of 22 institutions, schools and specialist universities from Europe, Asia, Oceania and America are actively involved in the projection and development of this year’ edition of the Cosentino Design Challenge. Cosentino Group is also working in every country where it does business to give the contest maximum media and academic coverage.

Jorge Lorenzo visits the Sydney Cosentino City

for download click image Right in the middle of the “Asian Tour” and before taking on the ante penultimate race next Sunday on Phillip Island, the MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo today visited the Sydney showroom of Grupo Cosentino, the Spanish company, leader in production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design.

Glacier, Fiord and Tundra, the lustrous, new proposals of Dekton® by Cosentino, inspired by natural stone

for download click image Dekton® by Cosentino, the innovative ultra-compact surface by the Cosentino Group for the world of architecture and design, launches on the market three new proposals of ultra lustrous colours for its Dekton® XGloss line.  Nature and natural stone have served as the inspiration in the creation of Glacier, Fiord and Tundra, three shades which, thanks to their unique, exclusive designs, once again highlight the capacity for innovation of the Cosentino company.

Celebrating Contemporary Kitchen Design: Many Top Manufacturers to Showcase Cosentino Materials at Küchenmeile A30 in Germany

for download click image From 17 to 23 September 2016, the kitchen manufacturers located along the A30 motorway in Germany’s East Westphalia region will be welcoming visitors to their traditional showroom event to present the latest products and trends. Manufacturers like Ballerina, Beckermann, Häcker, Naumann, Rational and Zeyko will be showing, among other things, innovative kitchen designs featuring the Dekton and Silestone surfaces by Cosentino.

Rafael Nadal visits Cosentino City in Manhattan

After his recent appearance in the Cincinnati Masters 1000 and his stunning performance in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, yesterday the tennis player Rafael Nadal visited the Manhattan showroom of the Cosentino Group, the leading global Spanish company in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design. In New York for the last Grand Slam tournament, the US Open, starting next week, the best Spanish sportsman of all time wanted to see first-hand the Spanish firm’s “Cosentino City”, open in the Big Apple since last year. The showroom is located in the famous A&D building, central hub of New York design and home […]

Silestone® by Cosentino launches its new website

for download click image Silestone® by Cosentino, the world’s leading brand in quartz surfaces, presents its new website www.silestone.com, a space that offers a more modern, more dynamic design and one that end consumers, professionals in the world of architecture and design, the company’s customers and the media will find much more visual. Created using responsive web design, the website can be viewed from any desktop or laptop, mobile phone or tablet.

In September the Eduarda Justo Foundation will celebrate the 9th edition of its Future Leaders Seminar

for download click image The Eduarda Justo Foundation, whose aim is to further the economic, social, training and cultural development in the region of Almería – with a particular focus on those with more limited economic resources – will celebrate the 9th edition of its Future Leaders Seminar next 15, 16 and 17 of September. The event, which will take place at Cosentino’s headquarters in Cantoria (Almería), has a clear goal: to spot young people with a high potential and help them to become future leaders for the social, economic and business development of Spain by furthering their initiative and their ability to innovate, their international vision, ambition and leadership […]

Cosentino Group, 2016 National Innovation Prize

for download click image Cosentino Group, the leading Spanish company in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, has been awarded the 2016 National Innovation Prize, in the Internationalisation category. These prizes are awarded by the Spanish Ministry of the Economy and Competitiveness, through the Secretary of State for R&D&i. The “National Innovation and Design Prizes”, launched in 1987, are the highest award granted in Spain to companies and professionals with an outstanding and exemplary track record in the field of design and innovation. These values are also recognised as core factors in enhancing competitiveness and economic profitability, and as a way of improving the quality […]

The Cosentino Group supports the best Spanish architecture at the XIII Biennial of Spanish Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU)

for download click image The Cosentino Group works as a partner company of the XIII Biennial of Spanish Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU), giving its solid support to the best architecture developed over the last two years (2013-2015) in our country. The Director of Communication and Marketing of the Cosentino Group, Santiago Alfonso, was in attendance yesterday at what was the presentation of the exhibition “Alternatives / Alternatives“, made up of all the selected works, finalists and award winners in the following three sections of the XIII edition of the BEAU: 1) Heritage and Transformation; Urbanism: Landscape and City; 2) Research and Dissemination; and 3) Architecture students´final year degree projects.

Winners announced for the tenth international student competition Cosentino Design Challenge

for download click image The Cosentino Group, global company and leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces in the world of architecture and design, has been celebrating the decision of the jury on the 10th edition of the international competition Cosentino Design Challenge, and now has the pleasure of announcing the winners for the two categories in the competition, architecture and design:

Cosentino Group continues its expansion in North America with the opening of new Centers

for download click image The Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, is continuing the expansion of its distribution network in North America, with 39 “Cosentino Centers” in the region, 35 in the USA and 4 in Canada. During the first half of 2016, the multinational has opened three new facilities of this kind, which combine the functions of warehouse, training centre, offices and showroom. The most recent inauguration took place yesterday in New Orleans, an infrastructure of almost 2000 m2, with the very latest technology for distribution and exhibition, such as a sample showroom with a LED system. This “Center” […]

Dekton® by Cosentino, official kitchen countertop of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016

for download click image The Cosentino Group sponsors the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 with the Dekton® ultra compact surface. On Monday 13th June, for the first time in New York, from the prestigious Cipriani Club on Wall Street, the presentation gala will be held for this emblematic list, in an exciting event. Dekton® will be present at this event as the official kitchen countertop supplier, with a space entitled “A taste of Dekton®” offering to the 700+ chefs, restaurateurs, and food industry professionals and media attending the gala a selection of delicious traditionally made ice cream prepared directly on the ultra-compact countertop. Simultaneously and during that morning, the Cosentino […]

Cosentino Group undertakes a new Investment Plan to consolidate their leadership and future growth

for download click image Cosentino Group presents its Strategic Business Plan for the next four years in order to consolidate it position as world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of innovative surfaces for decoration and architecture. The Plan focuses particularly on the expansion of the Cosentino production facilities, primarily based at the Cantoria Industrial Park (Almeria), and on the future growth of its Dekton® product, which will increase from representing 5% of total consolidated sales, to over 20% in 2019. The total investment for the period 2016-2019 is 380 million euros, of which 77% (294 million euros) will be destined for Productive Investments, and the remaining 23% (86 million […]

Dekton® by Cosentino together with Karlos Arguiñano’s outdoor kitchen this summer

for download click image Again this summer, the Spanish chef Karlos Arguiñano, is taking his daily TV program “Karlos Arguiano in your kitchen” outdoor. His kitchen this season includes a beautiful Dekton® by Cosentino Trilium color worktop. Dekton® Trilium combines perfectly performance design and sustainability.  Dekton® is ideal for the new outdoor TV set of Karlos Arguiñano. Dekton®’s high UV resistance, fire and heat as well as ice and thawing resistance, color stability and high resistance to stains proof the ultracompact surface ideal for outdoors design and architecture.  The high resistance to fire allows the Basque chef to work easily with Dekton®, allowing him to place any hot pan directly on […]

Almeria hosts another meeting for the top European customers of the Cosentino Group

for download click image The head offices of Cosentino Group has been the venue for another convention for European customers. At this edition, under the title “Europe Gold Summit ’16”, the event is being attended by 130 people, representing 89 customers in 12 countries across the continent. Once again this event has brought to Almeria all the European companies classed as “Gold” customers on the Group’s loyalty scheme. Brands from the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, France, Scandinavia, Russia and Bulgaria, among others, are discovering first hand the Spanish multinational’s plans for the future, their commercial and marketing strategies, as well as new products and solutions for the coming months.

Cosentino Group and Dekton® sponsor the Venice Pavilion and the collateral Institut Ramon Llull exhibition during the 15th International Architecture Exhibition

for download click image Cosentino Group will be at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice from 28th May to 27th November, as the sponsor of the Marghera exhibition in the Venice Pavilion; and at collateral events, sponsoring the exhibition “Aftermath_Catalonia in Venice. Architecture Beyond Architects” by the Institut Ramon Llull.

Cosentino Group takes part in Casa Decor 2016 and is featured in more than ten areas dedicated to design and architecture

for download click image Cosentino Group is collaborating with Casa Decor 2016, the largest interior decoration, architecture, design and art exhibition in Europe, held at Atocha Palace in Madrid from 19 May to 26 June. The contribution made by the OPTA architecture and design studio in Madrid features the presence of Cosentino products in more than ten spaces designed by well-known architects, designers, companies and institutions. “Stand up/Sit down” is the title of a loft space (no. 54) of 30m2 dedicated exclusively to the bathroom. The space, which has a U shape and is surrounded by a glazed courtyard, has a large household area devoted to hygiene and the use […]

Cosentino Group organises the 12th Latin American Distributors Convention in Mexico

for download click image The Cosentino Group, global leading manufacturer and distributor of innovative surfaces for architects and designers, organised its 12th Latin American Distributors Convention between Thursday 12 May to Sunday 15 May. This event, lasting for three days and based on the motto “Building a future together”, was attended by almost 60 Cosentino clients and distributors from 14 countries in the region, including Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Guatemala, Ecuador, Venezuela and Brazil.  The purpose of this year’s convention, held in Cancun (Mexico) following last year’s edition at the headquarters of Cosentino in Cantoria, was to inform the participants of the company’s annual strategies and main novelties in […]

Daniel Libeskind and Cosentino unveil in Frankfurt the “Musical Labyrinth” installation made with Dekton®

for download click image Since yesterday, Frankfurt has been home to the installation “Musical Labyrinth” by the renowned American architect Daniel Libeskind. In a new collaboration with Cosentino Group, leading producer and distributor of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, the architect yesterday unveiled this installation, made with the ultra-compact surface Dekton® and located in the plaza of Frankfurt’s Alte Oper, in a ceremony attended by various media representatives.

Francisco Martínez-Cosentino receives the Gold Medal for Merit at Work

for download click image Francisco Martínez-Cosentino Justo, Chairman of the Cosentino Group, was honoured this morning with the Gold Medal for Merit at Work, awarded by the Spanish Government at the suggestion of the Ministry of Employment and Social Security. During a ceremony held in the Moncloa Palace Tapestry Room, the founder and current director-in-chief of the leading Spanish multinational in the production and distribution of surfaces for architecture and design received the decoration from the acting Prime Minister of the Spanish Government, Mariano Rajoy, who chaired the ceremony alongside Minister for Employment Fátima Báñez.

Dekton® makes its debut at the Mutua Madrid Open alongside chef David Muñoz and tennis players Feliciano López, Fernando Verdasco and Eugénie Bouchard.

for download click image Dekton®, Cosentino’s ultra-compact material and new surface of the Mutua Madrid Open, is off to a strong start in Spain’s biggest tennis tournament, all thanks to a spectacular kitchen set that will characterise the tournament’s leisure offering until 8 May. To inaugurate this unique “live cooking” space, this morning a unique cooking demonstration took place, featuring three Michelin starred chef David Muñoz and tennis players Feliciano López, Fernando Verdasco and Eugénie Bouchard. Muñoz led the show, producing live one of his now-famous culinary creations in the form of a canvas, inspired by the tournament. For their part, the four tennis players demonstrated their own culinary prowess […]

Professional architects and designers from Madrid receive the latest information about the Dekton® by Cosentino ultracompact surface

for download click image The Cosentino Group, the multinational and global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, organised an event in Madrid in order to announce the new developments made in 2016 with respect to Dekton®, its revolutionary ultracompact surface for the architecture and design sector. The presentation, which was held the night of April 21st at Madrid School of Interior Decorators and Designers (CODDIM), was attended by dozens of professional architects and designed from Madrid and a large number of marble suppliers and kitchen and bathroom stores included in the Cosentino loyalty programmes “Loyalty” and “Elite”.

Dekton® by Cosentino extends its colour range with six new proposals for international architects and designers

for download click image The Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, again demonstrated its capacity for innovation with the launch of six new colour proposals for Dekton®, its revolutionary ultracompact surface for architects and designers. Entzo, Gada, Blanc Concrete, Trilium, Aldem and Valterra were created for the purpose of offering different finishes that reproduce the immortal beauty of nature, the captivating personality of wood and the intense character of industrial, rust-coloured tones. Diverse textures and finishes in a combination of functionality and aesthetics, adapted to the different preferences of the end consumer and of each market.

Trilium, Dekton®’s first eco-friendly range

Once again showing commitment to sustainability, Cosentino Group has created Trilium, the first environmentally-friendly colour option made from recycled materials in in the Dekton® range of ultra-compact surfaces. Trilium is the perfect combination of the best aesthetics and technical performance with a truly eco-friendly side. Dekton® Trilium is made with recycled materials from its own production process, thereby contributing to environmental sustainability.

The Cosentino Group presents Dektonhenge by Apparatu in Milan Design Week 2016

for download click image The Cosentino Group presents from the 12th to the 17th of April, in Via Savona 35, during Milan Design Week 2016 the astonishing project Dektonhenge designed by Apparatu. Dektonhenge by Apparatu is an experimental project created by Xavier Mañosa, founder of the design studio Apparatu, which proposes a review of the origins of the ultra-compact Dekton® surfaces. Together with Cosentino’s R&D department, Mañosa puts the ultra-compact surface through a ductile and malleable process. Working with Dekton® as a raw material, he explains the transformation of the material from its liquid to solid states, working in the same way as working with ceramic. The aim of the […]

The Cosentino Group shows its innovative bathroom collection with Dekton® and Silestone® at the Milan International Bathroom Exhibition 2016

for download click image The Cosentino Group will attend the International Bathroom Exhibition, part of Milan Design Week 2016 (12th-17th April), with its innovative collection designed exclusively for bathrooms. This biennial event is an unmissable event for manufacturers and professionals in the bathroom industry. The Cosentino Group will attend the International Bathroom Exhibition together with a luxury collaborator, the prestigious Canadian design studio Cecconi Simone which has created a spectacular stand (Pavilion 22, Stand G32) over 120 m2 for the Spanish multinational. Through the “Travel with Cosentino”, concept, the space symbolises the internationalisation of the Cosentino Group and the adaptability of its products to any country or climate.

Cosentino Group present in Milan Design Week 2016 with its Dekton® and Silestone® high-tech surfaces

for download click image for download click image The Cosentino Group will attend Milan Design Week 2016 which will take place from the 12th to the 17th of April: Milan’s Cosentino City will open its doors during this week-long event to show off new products in the Dekton® and Silestone® ranges. Activities that bring design and architecture together with music and live cookery will take place over the course of six days. Cosentino and the prestigious Cecconi Simone design studio will attend the Salone Internazionale del Bagno 2016 with a spectacular stand, the concept of which will be “Travel with Cosentino”. Inside, Cosentino’s innovative bathroom collection will be on show […]

Ricardo Santonja and Cosentino Group discover “architecture’s new skin”

for download click image The Cosentino Group, global Spanish company leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for design and architecture, presents “Photo New Skin Architecture”, a spectacular book by Professor Ricardo Santonja, photographer and Doctor of Architecture from ETSAM – Polytechnic University of Madrid. The book is based on Santonja’s doctoral dissertation “Estudio de las formas de aplicación de la fotografía sobre los materiales pétreos para la arquitectura” (A Study of How to Apply Photography to Stone Materials used for Architecture). From this starting point, and with the core idea of fusing photography and the materials used for architectural construction to become part of the material itself, […]

Dekton® by Cosentino, the Mutua Madrid Open’s new surface

for download click image Once, there was only clay, grass, cement, carpet and latest-generation innovations, such as synthetic astroturf.  2016 heralds the arrival of a new and revolutionary surface for tennis: Dekton®. The ultra-compact material made by Cosentino Group for the world of architecture and design makes its entrance into the world of tennis at the Mutua Madrid Open, the only combined ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and WTA Premier Mandatory event held in Europe.

Prize-winning design quality: Dekton® XGloss triumphs in Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

for download click image Dekton® XGloss by Cosentino Group was awarded with the Red Dot, the international distinction for high design quality. Participants from 57 nations had registered about 5,200 products and innovations for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. Only products which set themselves apart considerably through their excellent design receive the sought-after quality seal from the international Red Dot jury. The Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, has demonstrated once again its capacity for innovation with the launch of Dekton® XGloss, a new line of polished high-tech ultra-compact surfaces characterised by their dazzling crystal shine.

Daniel Libeskind presents, “Musical Labyrinth” an installation for Frankfurt at the Cosentino City in New York

for download click image The renowned American architect Daniel Libeskind unveiled his “Musical Labyrinth” installation yesterday at the Cosentino City showroom in Manhattan. It is his latest collaboration with the Spanish multinational, leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design. The “Musical Labyrinth” installation will be presented in Frankfurt on 9 May as part of the “One Day in Life” initiative. At the event, Libeskind explained the details of this installation to the various media representatives from the architecture and design community of New York – an installation that every visitor to the German city will be able to see in Frankfurt’s […]

David Bisbal, the protagonist at an exclusive Cosentino event in Miami

for download click image David Bisbal was the protagonist at an event organised by Cosentino Group – a global Spanish firm and leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design – that was held at its Miami Center. This singer from Almería, who is currently preparing a new album in Los Angeles, is now collaborating again with the Spanish multinational. Bisbal was the centre of attraction at this exceptional event where he was as charming and as approachable as ever. Close to 100 guests, including customers, consultants, media representatives and various other partners of the firm, gathered yesterday evening at the Cosentino […]

Cosentino Group, the main sponsor for the “Made in Spain” international lecture series

for download click image for download click image for download click image Cosentino Group, the Spanish world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, is the main sponsor of the fifth edition of the “Made in Spain” lecture series organised by the Spanish Foundation for Contemporary Architecture. This year, these lectures will be given in the United States and the first of them was offered this past Monday and Tuesday in Houston. In line with its commitment to the world of architecture and the well-deserved international projection of Spanish professionals, Cosentino supports this initiative that will, in 2016, introduce a number of important Spanish […]

Dekton® XGloss shines at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid

for download click image Cosentino Group took part once again in the world of fashion and haute couture, this time with its latest Dekton® XGloss collection of ultra-compact surfaces. The five colours of this new series created a spectacular catwalk last Saturday at the 2016 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Madrid for the Barcelona firm Ailanto to show its collection for this coming Autumn/Winter. The followers and spectators at this latest edition of the MBFWM16 witnessed the perfect combination of the elegance, colour and subtlety of Ailanto’s collection, together with the dazzling brilliance and radiance of Dekton® XGloss. This 96 m² design, which was 30m long and 3.2m wide, was […]

Introducing Dekton® XGloss by Cosentino, an innovative line of lustrous ultra-compact surfaces

for download click image The Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, demonstrates once again its capacity for innovation with the launch of Dekton® XGloss, a new line of polished high-tech ultra-compact surfaces characterised by their dazzling crystal shine. This new line in the Dekton® range, produced by means of an advanced nanotechnological treatment and a mechanical polishing process, offers an extraordinary, dazzling, luminous and crystal-like shine which, combined with the hardness and very high resistance characteristic of Cosentino´s ultra-compact surfaces, makes this a line of exceptional performance which is unique in the market. No other comparable surface today achieves this […]

Silestone Slab Vases – a part of Form Us With Love’s jubilee exhibition at Stockholm’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts

for download click image During Stockholm Design Week in 2012 Cosentino presented Silestone Slab Vases in collaboration with the Swedish design studio Form Us With Love. At this years edition of Stockholm Design Week the vases will be displayed once again, this time as a part of Form Us With Love’s jubilee exhibition I-X at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. The vases are made out of Silestone and represent a mix of the material’s Spanish heritage and the minimalistic Scandinavian design.

Rafael Nadal visits Cosentino’s headquarters in Almeria

for download click image This morning, Rafael Nadal, one of the most important Spanish athletes of all times, visited Cosentino Group’s headquarters in Cantoria. On his arrival, he was welcomed by Eduardo Martínez-Cosentino, the Group’s Sales Director, and by Santiago Alfonso, Marketing and Communication Director, who expressed their “warmest welcome on behalf of the more than 3,300 persons from all over the world who work at Cosentino”.

Silestone®, partner and the main supplier of worktops for Madrid Fusión 2016

for download click image Silestone® by Cosentino, a world leader in quartz surfaces, once again collaborates with Madrid Fusión, the international gastronomy summit being held at the moment at the Palacio de Congresos in Madrid. As in previous years, the company has been entrusted with granting one of the most important distinctions of the contest – “European Chef of the Year” – which this year was awarded to the renowned Italian chef Massimo Bottura.

Visitors to the “Hotel of the Future” will walk on ultra-compact Dekton® flooring at Fiturtech

for download click image The Cosentino Group is taking part in the Hotel of the Future project which goes under the name of “ITH Travelinmotion by Emotion Experience”, currently on display at Fiturtech, the main forum for tourism innovation and technology organised by the Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero (ITH). At this year’s fair, which ends on 24 January, the ITH and the sensory marketing company Emotion Experience have designed an exhibition area that recreates the experiences and sensations that visitors to the Hotel of the Future can enjoy.

The Cosentino Group consolidates its leadership in North America at KBIS 2016

for download click image Francisco Martínez-Cosentino becomes the first Hispanic to be admitted to the US NKBA National Kitchen & Bath Association Hall of Fame The Spanish multinational, the Cosentino Group, a leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, has further consolidated its position as leader, ensuring it is even more of a point of reference within the stone industry with its participation at KBIS 2016, the most important show held in North America for kitchen and bathrooms and one of the industry’s main platforms for new products. The show, held annually at the Las Vegas Convention Centre and which this year will attract […]

Rafa Nadal celebrates his greatest achievements together with the ultracompact surface Dekton®

  for download click image Melbourne (Australia), 14 January 2016. Now in Melbourne, a city that will be hosting the Australian Open starting next Monday, Rafael Nadal took part in an event together with his sponsor Dekton®, ultracompact surface by Cosentino for the world of architecture and design, and one of the main sponsors of the ”Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar”. In a city hotel, Nadal met with a group of 50 of the company’s Australian customers who were able to get to know the Spanish tennis champion in the flesh.

The Mutua Madrid Open will be an ultracompact tournament thanks to Dekton® by Cosentino

for download click image Dekton®, Cosentino’s ultracompact surface for the world of architecture and design is now part of the Mutua Madrid Open. In an event held at the Caja Mágica today, tournament President and CEO, Gerard Tsobanian; tournament Director, Manolo Santana and Eduardo Martínez-Cosentino Alfonso, Global Commercial Director of Grupo Cosentino signed an agreement to make Cosentino’s brand an official sponsor of the only combined ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and WTA Premier Mandatory event in Europe.

Cosentino ends 2015 with over 100 facilities around the world and forecasts a turnover of 715 million Euros

for download click image The Cosentino Group brings together all its managerial staff at this current edition of its Strategic Conference in Olula del Rio (Almería). This year’s edition, entitled “Leading by Example“, gathers over 90 of the company’s directors who represent the business departments in over 25 countries. During the conference, particular emphasis is being given to the role of directors and middle managers, organisational aspects, and the importance of managing talent and diversity. This last aspect has become ever more important now that Cosentino employs more than 3,300 people worldwide who represent 44 nationalities.

Madrid Fusión and Silestone® name Massimo Bottura “European Chef of the Year”

for download click image Silestone® by Cosentino, a world leader in quartz surfaces, once again collaborates with Madrid Fusión, the international gastronomy summit to be held from next 25 to 27 January in Madrid. As in previous years, the company has been entrusted with granting one of the most important distinctions of the contest – “European Chef of the Year” – which this year was awarded to the renowned Italian chef Massimo Bottura.

The magazine “Cosentino One” is recognized as the best practice for Internal Communications in 2014

for download click image for download click image “Cosentino One”, a publication of Cosentino Group, was recognized as one of the best practices in Internal Communications in 2014. This recognition was granted by the Observatory of Internal Communications and Corporate Identity, a body supported by the consulting company Atrevia, the magazine Human Capital, and the IE Business School.

Blanco Zeus, the favourite Silestone® colour, in its 25th anniversary

for download click image Blanco Zeus was voted the most popular Silestone® colour. This surface is the world leader in quartz surfaces and now celebrates it 25th anniversary. This result was the outcome of an online survey conducted by the company at the start of the year via its website – 25.silestone.com – as part of the various actions and initiatives it has organized in 2015 to mark this anniversary.

Cosentino Group buys its distributor in Canada and increases its presence in this market

for download click image Cosentino Group, a Spanish company that is a world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, has acquired for – $11 million (10.3 million Euros) – the distribution assets of the firm Maple Terrazzo Inc. that until now has been Cosentino’s distribution partner in Canada.

David Bisbal visits Cosentino’s headquarters in Almeria

for download click image for download click image This morning, David Bisbal, the singer from Almeria, visited Cosentino Group’s headquarters in Cantoria. This global Spanish company is a leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design. He was welcomed by the president of the company, Francisco Martínez-Cosentino, who gave him a “warm welcome on behalf of the more than 3,100 people working at Cosentino”, as did Eduardo Martínez-Cosentino Alfonso, the group’s Sales Director, and Santiago Alfonso, Director of Marketing and Communications.

Dekton® by Cosentino wins Most Innovative Brand at The Harper’s Bazaar Middle East Interior Design Awards.

for download click image for download click image Dekton® by Cosentino wins Most Innovative Brand at The Harper’s Bazaar  Middle East Interior Design Awards, celebrated last 28th of October at the prestigious Jumerirah Emirates Towers in Dubai. Ali  Maarrawi, General Manager for Cosentino in the Middle East received the Award: “This award is a great honor and an immense recognition for the ultracompact surface Dekton by Cosentino in the Middle East region, we look forward to continue supporting designers and architects throughout the region with Cosentino’s innovative surfaces”.

3D Interior Design with Blophome and Silestone 2015 Competition

for download click image Cosentino Group, Spanish company leader in the production and distribution of innovative solutions for the world of architecture and Index Consulting launch a competition to promote both brands via the presentation of decorating projects designed in the 3D application, Blophome. The programme will accept as many projects as the participant wants to submit, the only condition being that at least one object or material must be used from the Silestone catalogue (Cosentino). The competition is based on the presentation of a project with the Blophome Classic or Blophome Professional application and the Silestone catalogue (Consentino), and can be of any kind of spaces: bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, halls, […]

Cosentino Group presents the book Pabellón de España (Spain Pavilion) in Berlin

for download click image Cosentino Group officially presented, yesterday 28th of October,the book Pabellón de España. Expo Milano 2015 at an event held at the Spanish Embassy in Berlin. This book, sponsored by Cosentino and published by Arquitectura Viva, offers a detailed analysis of the building designed by the architect Fermín Vázquez and his b720 practice for Expo Milano 2015.

Cosentino collaborates with Restaurant André, Singapore’s Best Restaurant

Cosentino Group is proud to announce its collaboration with Restaurant André, lending its name to yet another prestigious restaurant.  “The opportunity to work with Cosentino came pretty naturally to me. At Restaurant André, we pride ourselves in the food we serve so it’s important that our facilities and environment makes for an effective and efficient space. I especially love Dekton’s multi-facted properties like its resistance to stains, heat and scratches which are important aspects to look for in a commercial kitchen. Another plus is Cosentino’s wide variety of designs and colours that ensures the products are in sync with my design philosophy,” said Chef Andre Chiang.

Cosentino and Lladró open a showroom together in Milan

for download click image for download click image for download click image Cosentino Group – global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design – and Lladró – a company that produces art in porcelain – have come together to open a showroom in Milan. This partnership is a pioneering initiative by two of Spain’s most international companies and important members of the Foro de Marcas Renombradas de España (Spanish Forum of Leading Brands). The showroom, which opened yesterday, is located in the centre of Milan (Piazza Fontana, 6) and offers many ideas for décor, interior design and architecture. It has different […]

The International Competition for Students Cosentino Design Challenge Celebrates 10th Edition

The Cosentino Group celebrates the 10th edition of the International Student Competition Cosentino Design Challenge. Cosentino Design Challenge is an international competition with collaboration from 21 international institutions, schools and universities from as many as four continents: Europe, Asia, Oceania and America. The competition consists of two categories, Architecture and Design. The main objective is to foster the talent of students who registered between the years of 2015 and 2016 from any school or centre of higher education for design, architecture or interior architecture anywhere in the world.

Dekton® by Cosentino presents Daniel Germani’s Chaos Console

for download click image Cosentino presents a new collaboration with architect and designer Daniel Germani.  This exciting partnership explores the unlimited potential of Dekton in bespoke studio furniture. The Chaos Console by Daniel Germani Designs in collaboration with Dekton is inspired by the iconic design of the B.K.F. chair by Grupo Austral. This console pairs Dekton’s Ananke – a stunning black wood finish – with a curved tubular structure. The complex and intricate use of the tubular steel and the smart use of angles on the edges of the Dekton top create a unique and striking piece of furniture. Taking full advantage of Dekton’s technical properties, Daniel Germani designed and […]

Cosentino launches 25th anniversary colour for Silestone Acqua Fraccaroli

for download click image The global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, the Cosentino Group, presents the new Silestone® colour, Acqua Fraccaroli, to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The launch of this new, limited edition colour is being carried out worldwide through events in the cities of London, New York, Vancouver, Sao Paolo, Sydney, Singapore, Tel Aviv, Milano, Brussels and Barcelona. Acqua Fraccaroli will be presented simultaneously at 100% Design in London and in the Cosentino Centre showrooms of the aforementioned cities.

Cosentino innovative surfaces showcased at the German kitchen show Küchenmeile A 30

for download click image Increasing numbers of German high-end kitchen manufacturers – including Ballerina, Poggenpohl and Häcker – rely on the Dekton and Silestone surfaces by Cosentino. At Küchenmeile A 30 (19 to 25 September 2015) leading brands will showcase their kitchen designs featuring Dekton and Silestone surfaces. Küchenmeile A 30 is not the only reason why, from 19 to 25 September 2015, East Westphalia will be ‘the place to be’ for the international kitchen industry: the M.O.W. furniture fair in Bad Salzuflen, the area 30 trade fair and the Art of Kitchens exhibition, which will also feature Dekton and Silestone surfaces, attract visitors from all over the world.

The Cosentino Group conquers New York with its new Manhattan showroom

for download click image for download click image Yesterday,16th of September 2015, the Cosentino Group officially opened its new “Cosentino City” in New York. Located in Manhattan, this is the first showroom of this kind opened by the multinational in the USA, thus consolidating its already important presence in that country. With a total investment of 1,150,000 euros (1,300,000US$) and a surface area of 375 sq. m. (4,000 sq. ft.), the Manhattan City is located in the well-known A&D building, New York’s most important design centre, which houses leading decoration and luxury firms present in the city. The City will offer architects and designers ample exhibition and work space, including […]

Pierre Heck Appointed New Country Manager of Cosentino Deutschland

for download click image Succeeding Thomas Schmal, since 1 September 2015, Pierre Heck has been the new Country Manager of Cosentino Deutschland GmbH. In his role as Country Manager Deutschland Heck will coordinate sales and operations of the four German Cosentino Centers based in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart and Munich. Before joining Cosentino, for the last four years, Pierre Heck was Country Manager DACH/Global at Leolux, the premium Dutch interior brand. “Heading Cosentino Deutschland is an exciting new challenge for me and I’m approaching this new task with genuine passion and deep commitment. From the very first moment, I was won over by Cosentino’s innovative products and by this modern company’s […]

New York and Milan consolidate Cosentino’s “City” model

for download click image The Cosentino Group presents two new “City” establishments in New York and Milan respectively. “Cosentino City” in Milan, whose inauguration is scheduled for October 8th, is a groundbreaking project, as it enjoys the partnership of Lladró, a firm that designs and manufactures objects in porcelain. Two of the most famous cities in the world, synonymous with art, trends, design and architecture, will, in the near future, be home to these spaces in which the Spanish multinational will offer innovative exhibition spaces for architects, designers, interior designers and end consumers to view and experience first hand the company’s wide range of products.

David Bisbal celebrates Silestone®’s 25th anniversary

for download click image Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, celebrated last night Silestone’s 25th birthday with an event hosted by the Spanish singer David Bisbal. The singer did not want to miss the opportunity to be with Cosentino on such an important night for the firm with which, in addition to sharing his place of birth, Almeria (Spain), believes in values such as effort, perseverance and working each day.

The Cosentino Group present at the National Day of Spain at the Expo Milano 2015

for download click image The global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for solutions for the world of architecture and design, the Cosentino Group was today present at the National Day celebrations that took place in Spain’s Pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015. As a collaborating company for the construction of Spain’s Pavilion – managed by Acción Cultural Española – representatives of the multinational, and part of the delegation, participated in the official act led by Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy. The Cosentino Group was represented by Pilar Martínez-Cosentino Alfonso, Managing Director; Álvaro de la Haza, Corporate Secretary Director; Santiago Alfonso, Marketing and Communications Director, and Roberto […]

Cosentino Australia Opens Newly Designed Sydney City Centre Showroom

for download click image The Cosentino Group has celebrated two milestones this month, with the relaunch of its Sydney City Centre and celebration of Silestone‘s 25thanniversary.The renovated facilities, located in the design-centric Sydney suburb of Alexandria, will serve as the local Silestone and Dektonselection hub and inspiration space.

Silestone: for trendsetting applications. Le Big Fish – a concept of Robert Kranenborg in the Foodhallen Amsterdam – West

for download click image Amsterdam has got a new hotspot: Le Big Fish. In the Foodhallen in Amsterdam, the chefs Robert Kranenborg, Richard van Oostenbrugge and Thomas Groot present their newest seafood-streetfood concept Le Big Fish. For the countertops the chefs chose Silestone®  in the marble look Lyra, perfect for an open kitchen which is being used  intensively.

Silestone® by Cosentino celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary with the publication of the cookbook “25 Years of Iconic Spanish Cooking”

for download click image Silestone® launched this morning the cookbook “25 Years of Iconic Spanish Cooking”, a historic book that is an important symbol and part of the twenty-fifth anniversary of Silestone® and Cosentino, creator of the brand in 1990, that is being celebrated throughout 2015. This publication brings together 25 prestigious Spanish chefs, responsible for Spanish cuisine’s current position as world leader, and have collaborated for this book by offering an iconic recipe from their respective careers in the kitchen. The chefs are: Andoni Luis Aduriz, José Alvarez, José Andrés, Eva Arguiñano, Karlos Arguiñano, Sergi Arola, Eneko Atxa, Ricard Camarena, Quique Dacosta, Dani García, Álvaro Garrido, Diego Guerrero, Nandu […]

Sydney’s restaurant Sepia receives the “One To Watch Award”, sponsored by Silestone® in “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015”

  for download click image Silestone®, the world’s leading brand in quartz surfaces, sponsors the “One To Watch Award”, included in the list of the “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015”, and was given to restaurant Sepia (Australia) with the chef Martin Benn. (see complete list: http://www.theworlds50best.com/). The award ceremony took place last night during the ceremony presenting this prestigious list, in the emblematic Guildhall building in London. Santiago Alfonso, Director of Communication and Marketing of Cosentino Group, presented the award to Martin Benn and his wife Vicky Wild.

Almería hosts the 11th Cosentino Group Latin American Distributors Convention

for download click image From yesterday, Thursday, and until next Sunday, 31 May, Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, is celebrating its 11th Latin American Distributors Convention. Held in Almería, this meeting, entitled Latam Summit ’15 (#CosentinoLS15), will bring together over 40 Cosentino customers and distributors from 14 countries, such as Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Guatemala, Ecuador, Venezuela and Brazil, among others. The meeting, once again in Almeria, will be held at Cosentino’s facilities in Cantoria as well as the city of Mojácar. Its aim is to convey to those attending, via various training sessions, the company’s annual strategies […]

Cosentino launches at Construmat 2015 seven new Dekton® colours

for download click image Cosentino features at Construmat 2015 the worldwide launch of seven new colours which add to the existing Dekton® colour range composed now by a total of 22 different references and divided in four collections: Solid Collection, Natural Collection, Tech Collection and Wild Collection. for download click image

Cosentino Group is sponsoring the architecture publication “Spain Builds”

for download click image Cosentino Group has sponsored the publication Spain Builds, a comprehensive report on architecture in Spain from 1975-2015. The work covers through projects and authors the main creations carried out in Spain both by domestic and foreign architects. The publication, produced by Arquitectura Viva and with Luis Fernnádez-Galiano as editor, provides a comprehensive view of the Spanish architecture of democracy, preceded by an extensive introduction to the architecture during the Franco regime, in order to provide a historical perspective of the Contemporary architecture scene. Originally published in 2006 for the Spanish architecture exhibition at New York’s MoMA, the book was conceived as a contextual prologue for the […]

Cosentino Group opens in Israel with a new Center in Tel Aviv

for download click image Cosentino Group has set up in Israel with the opening of a new Center in the city of Tel Aviv which will centralise the service for and distribution of its products for the whole country. By setting up logistics centres and offering comprehensive service via what are called “Cosentino Centers” as part of its geographical diversification strategy, the multinational has established itself with its own assets in a growing market, and this company, highly specialised in the stone industry, expects great growth potential. The investment made by the Spanish multinational for this first phase that has been set up has reached 2 million Euros, destined mainly […]

Cosentino Group cooperates with the Spain Pavilion in Expo Milano 2015

for download click image Cosentino Group has become the first collaborating company for the Spain Pavilion in Expo Milano 2015 which will be officially opened on 1 May. This cooperation has come about through the agreement reached with Acción Cultural Española (AC/E), the public body responsible for managing Spain’s presence in Universal and International Expositions. This makes the Almeria-based multinational a key collaborating company of the Spanish proposal for this year’s Universal Expo, through collaborating in the construction of the Spain Pavilion, designed by b720 Fermín Vázquez’s studio. This year it is Milan’s turn, after the 2010 Expo held in Shanghai. From 1 May up to 31 October, it will […]

Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel & Partners with the ultracompact Dekton® surface at Milano Design Week 2015

for download click image Cosentino Group astonish visitors of Milano Design Week with an extraordinary installation: Deep Words Light, born from the collaboration between Cosentino and Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners. The project, completely designed with the ultracompact surface Dekton® by Cosentino, will be shown as part of the event “Interni, Energy for Creativity 2015” taking place in the courtyard of the University of Milan from April 13th to May 24th. Deep Words Light, inspired by the Teatro Olimpico of Palladio, creates an outdoor theater in the largest courtyard of the University of Milan, with four Dekton® steles that form the backdrop for an ideal stage in the 17th-century portico. for […]

Cosentino Group collaborates with the Mies van der Rohe Foundation

for download click image The Spanish multinational, Cosentino Group and the Mies Van der Rohe Foundation have signed a partnership agreement via which the company will sponsor all the activities developed by the Foundation in 2015. The signing of this agreement took place at the legendary German Pavilion designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, located in the heart of Montjuic (Barcelona), between Giovanna Carnevali, Director of the Foundation, and Santiago Alfonso, Director of Marketing and Communications for Cosentino Group. One of the most important actions carried out by this Foundation is the organisation of the biennial European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, […]

Spanish financiers grant the Cosentino Group the Award for Financial Excellence

for download click image Cosentino Group has been granted the Award for Financial Excellence by the Spanish Association of Corporate Financiers and Treasurers (ASSET). These awards, given annually by this association, seek recognition for the work of individuals, companies and institutions that have contributed positively to the profession of the CFO. The Board and Association’s Jury, which includes the main financial Directors, Treasurers and professionals in the country, praised “the internationalisation of the company and commercial presence with fixed assets on all continents, with a strong presence in USA and an increase in turnover of 15.4% compared to 2013”.

Cosentino Group celebrates its Asia-Pacific Distributors Convention in Indonesia

for download click image Cosentino Group is currently celebrating a new edition of its Asia-Pacific Distributors Convention, which brings together the key figures of Cosentino distribution companies as well as the company’s own team in this area. Entitled “APAC 50 Summit” the Convention, held in Bali (Indonesia), welcomes nearly 70 attendees from 10 different countries (Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand). Representatives from the Group´s management team include Eduardo Martínez-Cosentino Alfonso, Corporate Sales Director and Ginés Navarro, Sales Director for Asia, Pacific and Direct Sales.

Silestone turns 25

for download click image #Silestone25 Video 25A:http://youtu.be/RWymlmLPUgw This year Silestone® celebrates 25 years of providing homes around the world with design, quality and style. Silestone® was created in 1990 and came in a limited range of six colours that were only available in Spain. Today there are more than 60 colours and the brand is available in more than 80 countries spanning six continents. Constant commitment to innovation, product diversification and international expansion has led the multinational company based in the Spanish province of Almería to increase its capacity from a single production line to the 11 that exist today. Silestone® is now the market leader in quartz surfaces, with […]

The ultracompact Dekton® by Cosentino surface receives the French award Janus de l’Industrie 2014 in the Components and Materials category

for download click image Dekton® by Cosentino was awarded the  “Janus de l’Industrie 2014” label of excellence by the French Institute of Design in the components and materials category. Anne-Marie Sargueil, President of the French Design Institute will deliver during the month of Feburay 2015 the award to Jean-Luc Manivet, Area Manager for Cosentino France. The French Institute of Design has awarded the ultracompact surface Dekton® by Cosentino with its label, for the innovation and design of the surface, and for the new solutions it offers to architects and designers.

Cosentino Group expands its presence in Canada

for download click image Cosentino Group, the Spanish world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, strengthens its position in Canada with new company-owned facilities, thus firmly establishing the multinational in this market. Cosentino currently operates a Center in Calgary and an ‘City Associated’ showroom in Toronto, both of which opened recently, and is planning to inaugurate a new Center in Vancouver in the near future. The group’s increasing commitment to the region was evident at its recent annual summit, which brought together its most important customers and business partners in the North American region. With the title “Cosentino 100 Strategic Summit”, this year’s […]

Cosentino Group and Monica Förster launch a collaboration at Stockholm Design Week 2015

for download click image Cosentino launches a brand new collaboration with Monica Förster Design Studio during Stockholm Design Week 2015. The first act of the collaboration is a table accessory collection called Twilight, all made of Dekton. The collection will be presented in an exhibition at Bianchi Café & Cycles in Stockholm. Cosentino Group is world leading in production of innovative surfaces for architecture and design. In 2014 Cosentino Group launched Dekton; a material with huge potential for the architecture and design field. Twilight is a collection of table accessories and outdoor candleholders designed by Monica Förster Design Studio for Bianchi Café & Cycles. Dekton’s unique resistance to heat and […]

Silestone® main actor at Madrid Fusion 2015

for download click image Silestone® by Cosentino collaborates once again with Madrid Fusión, the international gastronomic summit to be held at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos in Madrid, from the 2nd to the 4th of February, 2015. Silestone® plays an important role sponsoring the “Chef of the Year in Europe” Award, this year won by the French chef Akrame Benallal. This promising, young French haute cuisine chef has two Michelin stars – awarded in less than three years – for his restaurant Akrame in Paris, where his harmonious avant-garde cuisine delights and offers different sensations. This recognition is a reflection of his achievements in 2014 and consolidates his work within […]

Cosentino Group promotes the “Call to Innovation” competition for entrepreneurs

for download click image Cosentino Group is once again promoting the “Call to Innovation” competition in Spain. It is aimed at society in general, and at start-ups, entrepreneurs, researchers, scientists, and university students, in particular.  Organised in conjunction with the Rafael del Pino Foundation, this initiative is intended as a call to action and optimism. Given the major challenges facing Spain (unemployment, the financial crisis, education, energy dependence, etc.), both promoting organisations, influential in the world of innovation, are encouraging society to look to their creativity, talent and know-how to provide real solutions by using the latest technological advances. 

“House of Dekton®” A Cosentino Project by Steffen Kehrle

for download click image    The Cosentino Group is presenting this year 2015 the ‘House of Dekton’ project by designer Steffen Kehrle at the following European shows: BAU – Munich: 19-24 January, Hall A4, Booth 301 SFF – Stockholm: 3-7 February, Hall A42:16 Made Expo – Milan: 18-21 March Construmat – Barcelona: 18-22 May Cosentino Group, world leader in the production of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, launched last year Dekton®; a surface material whose dimensions are huge, and not only with respect to slab sizes. “The material’s many outstanding qualities offer both architects and interior designers totally new options, and it is these options we want to showcase […]

The Cosentino Group takes part in the kitchen shows: Living Kitchen (Cologne) and KBIS (Las Vegas)

for download click image Cosentino at Living Kitchen (Cologne, Germany), 19-25 January 2015 Pavilion 4.1, Stand C-029 Cosentino at KBIS (Las Vegas, USA), 20-22 January 2015 Stand N1415 The Cosentino Group, the Spanish world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, is attending this week of the world’s most important trade shows in the kitchen design industry. The Living Kitchen show in Cologne (Germany) from January 19th to 25th, and the KBIS in Las Vegas (United States) from the 20th to the 22nd. The two shows present the latest trends and developments in kitchen furniture and are an essential showcase for industry professionals and […]

Rafa Nadal, the worldwide face of Dekton® by Cosentino

for download click image #CosentinowithNadal The ultracompact surface for the world of architecture and design, Dekton® by Cosentino, is launching its new advertising campaign together with Rafa Nadal as the face of the brand. The framework for the agreement signed between the multinational company and the tennis player from Majorca at the end of 2014, through which Cosentino has become a sponsor of the “Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar” project, also includes the use of his image for advertising purposes. The campaign launch will take place simultaneously worldwide. Under the title “DEKTON. UNLIMITED.”, the campaign presents the perfect combination of Rafa Nadal, whose talent, strength and versatility on any surface […]

Dekton® by Cosentino obtains ETA 14/0413 evaluation and CE marking as an external wall cladding of ventilated façades

for download click image Dekton® by Cosentino has obtained the European Technical Assessment (ETA) 14/0413 evaluation and the 1220-CPR-1459 certificate for CE marking as an external wall cladding for ventilated façades. Dekton® by Cosentino is an ultracompact surface manufactured by means of a dry pressing process, with the largest press in the world created exclusively for Dekton® (25,000 tonnes), enabling the production of a large format slab (3.20 m x 1.44 m) and with extraordinary technical properties, such as high mechanical resistance, low water absorption, very good colour stability and very good dimensional stability, and high resistance to UV rays, stains, freezing and thawing. Owing these properties, the Dekton® surface […]

Cosentino Group ends 2014 with a presence on five continents and a forecast turnover of 560 million Euro

for download click image Grupo Cosentino, the world leader in the production and distribution of innovative architectural and design surfaces, ended 2014 with a sales presence and fixed assets on five continents, a milestone that was reached following the recent opening of a logistics platform in South Africa. In addition, Cosentino expects to end this year with a total turnover of 560 million Euros, representing an increase of 14.7% compared to 2013, with over 90% of its sales generated abroad. This information was announced at the annual Strategic Conference that the multinational held at its headquarters in Almeria (Spain) on 15 and 16 December, and where the company’s top management […]

Cosentino celebrates Venice Architecture Biennale success

for download click image  Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, participated for the very first time at the Venice Architecture Biennale as a technical sponsor by presenting the outdoor sculpture that Daniel Libeskind had chosen to realize with the ultra-compact surface Dekton® by Cosentino thanks to its superior technical characteristics such as: high mechanical resistance, high scratch and high UV resistance, reduced water absorption, very good color stability, resistance to freezing and thawing. The sculpture Sonnets in Babylon, created on purpose by the architect for the Venice Pavilion and Cosentino Group, with its 5.5 meters high of […]

Dekton by Cosentino Wins Gold Award for Innovation in Materials at the 2014 Designer Kitchen and Bathroom Awards

for download click image Christophe Gontier, Managing Director for Cosentino UK & IE collecting the award from Georgie Thomspon, TV Presenter The worldwide leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, Cosentino is delighted to announce that its revolutionary new ultra-compact surface, Dekton has won a prestigious Gold Award for Innovation in Materials at the 2014 Designer Kitchen and Bathroom Awards. Now in its 12th year, the awards are committed to celebrating and promoting excellence in kitchen and bathroom design and are dedicated to improving standards across the industry.

The Cosentino Group strengthens its presence in Asia with the opening of a showroom in Singapore

for download click image The Cosentino Group today opened a new showroom or ‘Cosentino City’ –in Singapore. With this facility, the multinational consolidates its position in the Asian market, increasing its presence and own assets. Until today, Cosentino had a sales office in Singapore, no integrated into the ‘Cosentino City’ showroom space, which will be a main asset for the projection of Cosentino’s products throughout Asia. In addition, the multinational rounds off its presence in Asia with its ‘City Associated’ in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) – which opened last May –, and a sales office in Japan. The ‘Cosentino City’ is a concept with exhibition space located in the heart of major […]

Cosentino Group, the protagonist at ‘World SB14 Barcelona’ the World Sustainable Building Conference

  for download click image The Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, was one of the main protagonists at the World Sustainable Building Conference (World SB14) – ending today in Barcelona – thanks to the extremely interesting presentations it put together for this event. One of the conference’s most outstanding presentations was the one given by Cosentino, together with the Make it Right Foundation, the non-profit organisation founded by the actor Brad Pitt.

The Cosentino Group enters into a collaboration agreement with tennis player Rafa Nadal

for download click image The Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, enters into a collaboration agreement with tennis player Rafa Nadal, considered the best Spanish athlete of all time. As part of this alliance, Cosentino will develop various promotional and support actions together with Nadal. The first of these actions will be to sponsor the “Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar” project, the tennis academy that the athlete will open soon in his hometown of Manacor (Majorca, Spain) to promote the values of sport among youngsters. The Academy, work on which is scheduled to begin in autumn this year, is a […]

The Cosentino Group’s expansion continues in the USA with two new centres in Florida and New York

for download click image The Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, recently inaugurated two new Centres, logistics and comprehensive service centre facilities, in Frt Lauderdale (Florida) and Long Island (New York) respectively. With these openings, the multinational will end 2014 with 24 centres of this kind in the United States and which are unique and pioneering within the stone sector on an international level.  To these facilities must be added the two hubs or logistics distribution centres — one located in the Port of Houston (Texas) and the other in Norfolk (Virginia)–, 14 factories and transformation plants as well as […]

The Cosentino Group strengthens its position in Australia with the addition of two new Centers

for download click image The Cosentino Group has strengthened its position in the Australian market this year with the opening of two new Centers, or logistics and integral services facilities, in Melbourne and Brisbane. These two Centers, as well as one Cosentino Center in Sidney, (Cosentino’s first entrance into the Australian market with their own assets in 2011) and the additional showroom that was opened in Sidney last year, have allowed the company to raise their projections for this market. As such, the company expects to close 2014 with sales up over 60%, doubling their turnover in 2015. These four fully-functioning facilities make it possible for the Cosentino Group to […]

Cosentino launches two online design tools: “Cosentino 3D Home” and “Cosentino HD Home Viewer”

for download click image Cosentino Group is launching two new online tools that will allow users to design and create customised rooms. Using attractive visual elements, these simulators quickly combine colours and furniture finishes, countertops, floors, tiling, and other such elements pertaining to the room’s architecture and design. Conceived as much for the final client as for the professional, these tools are a great help for anyone involved in the process of creating interior or exterior spaces. The catalogue for both applications includes the entire range of colours and finishes of Silestone® quartz surfaces, Dekton® ultra-compact surfaces and recycled Eco by Cosentino® surfaces, as well as the complete Cosentino Bath […]

16 international schools and institutions involved in the 9th edition of the Cosentino Design Challenge

      for download click image The Cosentino Group presents the 9th edition of  Cosentino Design Challenge, an international competition with collaboration from 16 international institutions, schools and universities from as many as four continents: Europe, Asia, Oceania and America: -Design Academy Eindhoven (Holland) -Istituto Europeo di Design Milano (Italy) -Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (Germany) -École Supérieure des Arts Modernes (France) -American Society of Interior Designers (USA) -University of Technology Sydney (Australia) -Lasalle College of the Arts (Singapore) -Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (Spain) -Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona (Spain) -Escuela de Arte número 10 de Madrid (Spain) -Escuela Técnica Superior de […]

Cosentino Group and the Make it Right Foundation come together to support sustainable construction

for download click image Cosentino has been collaborating with the Make it Right Foundation, created by the actor Brad Pitt, since 2010. They offer their support mainly through the donation of their ECO by Cosentino® range, which is then used in various housing projects that “Make it Right” have put in place throughout the USA. As a result of this partnership, both will hold a conference on access to sustainable and ecological housing for families with limited means. This will take place on 29th October in Barcelona and will be held within the framework of the “World Sustainable Building 2014” conference. Those who will be present on the day include: […]

The Cosentino Group sets up in Turkey and opens three new “Centres”

for download click image The Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, has set up in Turkey with the opening of a new subsidiary and three Centres, located in the cities of Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, and which will service the whole country. As part of its geographical diversification strategy the Group has set up logistics centres and comprehensive service centres — called Cosentino Centers. With its own assets, the multinational has entered a growing market, and one that has great growth potential. Until now — and since 2009 — the Cosentino Group operated in Turkey via an exclusive distributor. From […]

Dekton® by Cosentino presents five new colours that highlight the beauty of natural stone

for download click image Dekton® by Cosentino, the new ultra-compact surface by the Cosentino Group created for the world of architecture and design, launches five new colours that highlight the beauty and purity of natural stone.  In honour of the beauty that Nature has shared with us for millions of years, every creation of this new line encompasses unique design patterns with magnificent veining to evoke the most exquisite natural materials. These new colours stand out for their delicate harmony and incomparable beauty.  These new references, called Aura, Edora, Irok, Kairos and Vegha, are added to Dekton® by Cosentino’s initial palette which was created at the start of 2013, and […]

Silestone® presents Nebula Alpha, a new collection of colours inspired by natural stone

for download click image Silestone® by Cosentino presents Nebula Alpha, a new collection consisting of four colours representing an expansion of the well-known Silestone®Nebula series, inspired by natural stone. Calypso, Orion White, Phoenix and Ariel are the names of the four colours in this new collection, whose inspiration was evoked by the earth and the beauty of nature. Subtlety, subduedness and harmony are three words that define Nebula Alpha to perfection, in which random and irregular veining combine with colours full of depth, luminosity, warmth and elegance.

Cosentino expands its exclusive Bath Collection with the new Silence and Reflection wash basins

for download click image for download click image Cosentino Group is at the forefront of innovation by launching  Silence (first photo) and Reflection (second photo), two new wash basins in the Cosentino Bath Collection. Under concepts of elegance, beauty, purity, straight lines and a modern, natural style, the two new wash basins cater to the most modern design environments for both private and public use.

Cosentino Group, new GOLD sponsor of the World Sustainable Building Conference “World SB14 Barcelona”

for download click image Cosentino Group has become the latest GOLD Sponsor of the World Sustainable Building Conference (World SB14 Barcelona), which will take place from the 28th to the 30th October in the Catalonia Congress Centre (Palau de Congressos de Catalunya), Barcelona, Spain. The Collaboration Agreement was signed last Friday 11th July in Madrid by the Marketing Director of the Spanish multinational, Santiago Alfonso, and Green Building Council España (GBCe) CEO, Luis Álvarez-Ude. The World Sustainable Building Conference is the largest gathering, on a global level, on sustainability in building and construction, where the leading and most influential international institutions in the field shall meet. This year’s edition, organised […]

The jury of the competition for future professionals Cosentino Design Challenge 2014 reveals its winners

for download click image The Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, is pleased to announce the jury’s verdict of the 8th edition of the international competition Cosentino Design Challenge, in its two categories: architecture and design. Cosentino Design Challenge, a competition for design, architecture, interior architecture students or similar areas of knowledge anywhere in the world, aims to foster the talent of students, promoting research into the different conceptual approaches to the layout of spaces, materials and the construction systems that define them, using materials made by Cosentino Group.

Silestone® by Cosentino presents “Spring 2014”

for download click image Silestone®, worldwide leader in quartz surfaces, presents  “Spring 2014”, a new collection composed of two colours Noka and Rougui, characterised by their fine grain toasted and cream tones that are a perfect match for the most modern design and decorative projects. for download click image

Daniel Libeskind chooses the ultra-compact surface Dekton® by Cosentino for the Venice Architecture Biennale

for download click image Cosentino Group will be present for the first time ever at the Venice Architecture Biennale as a technical sponsor of the Venice Pavilion, represented by the architect Daniel Libeskind. Daniel Libeskind has selected the ultra-compact surface Dekton® by Cosentino for his outdoors sculpture that forms part of Sonnets in Babylon, presented by the renowned architect for the Venice Pavilion. for download click image As visitors approach the Pavilion, situated in the Giardini della Biennale di Venezia, they will first encounter a 5.5 meter high sculpture of a skewed axis form finished in the ultracompact surfacing material Dekton by Cosentino. The geometry of the form relates to […]

Cosentino Group, best exporting company in Europe in the European Business Awards

for download click image Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, was picked as a winner of the prestigious 2013-14 European Business Awards for the Import/Export Award. This award recognises Cosentino as a top European company in the field of internationalisation and appreciates “its steady growth in export volumes, expansion into new markets and the introduction of creative and innovative operational processes”. Likewise, it values “the strength in the management and development of international trade, and the ability to maintain and improve its position in the market over its competitors.”

Cosentino Group with Daniel Libeskind at the Venice Architecture Biennale

for download click image Cosentino Group will be present for the first time ever at the Venice Architecture Biennale as a technical sponsor of the Venice Pavilion, represented by the architect Daniel Libeskind. Daniel Libeskind has selected the ultra-compact surface Dekton® by Cosentino for his outdoors sculpture that forms part of Sonnets in Babylon, presented by the renowned architect for the Venice Pavilion. As visitors approach the Pavilion, situated in the Giardini della Biennale di Venezia, they will first encounter a 5.5 meter high sculpture of a skewed axis form finished in the ultracompact surfacing material Dekton by Cosentino. The geometry of the form relates to the development of the […]

The competition for entrepreneurs “Call to Innovation 2014” winners have been named

for download click image The competition Call to Innovation, promoted in Spain by Cosentino Group and Fundación Rafael del Pino, have already named the winners of this 2014 edition. The two selected winners will receive scholarships, each for the value of 24,000 euros, to study a postgraduate in the Graduate Studies Program offered by Singularity University at the NASA headquarters in Silicon Valley this summer. The initiative Call to Innovation, aimed primarily at start- ups, entrepreneurs, researchers, scientists and university students, aims to be a call to action and optimism. Given the major challenges facing our country (unemployment, financial crisis, education, energy dependence, etc.), both promoting organisations, references in the […]

Cosentino Group opens a new Cosentino City Associated in Malaysia

for download click image Cosentino Group has opened a new Cosentino City Associated in the city of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). This new space represents presence and own assets in a new country for Cosentino, in this case within the Asian market. The Cosentino City is a new showroom concept destined for the heart of great cities that offers, architects, planners, interior designers, general designers and consumers the opportunity to see the company’s broad range of products. This showroom is aimed at meeting the needs of the Malaysian market and will be another one of the Cosentino distribution facilities in the Asia Pacific region.

Restaurant Saison receives “The One To Watch” Award sponsored by Dekton® by Cosentino at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards

for download click image The One To Watch Award, sponsored by the new ultracompact surface for architecture and design,  Dekton® by Cosentino,  was won by restaurant Saison run by chef Joshua Skenes and located in San Francisco (USA). Santiago Alfonso, marketing director at the Cosentino Group presented the award during the presentation in London’s emblematic Guildhall last night.

Jorge Lorenzo visits the Cosentino Center in Austin (Texas)

for download click image The two-time MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo has visited the Cosentino Center facilities in Austin, Texas, where he had an exclusive meeting with Cosentino’s customers and staff working for the Spanish multinational company. These installations make up one of the more than 30 facilities of this type currently owned by Cosentino in North America, and are located close to the circuit where this Sunday’s Grand Prix of the Americas will take place.

Dekton® and Silestone®, the most innovative surfaces by Cosentino, will be showcased at Milan Design Week 2014

for download click image Cosentino Group arrives in Milan Design Week from the 8th to the 13th of April 2014 with the project “Rifra & Cosentino Group Meet The Kitchen”. In an exhibition area of 170m2, Hall 11 stand B18, the most technologically advanced surfaces in their respective sectors, Dekton® and Silestone® by Cosentino are displayed in collaboration with the Italian brand Rifra. 

“The Moon Exception” The Italian architect Italo Rota, designs an extraordinary installation using the ultra-compact surface Dekton ® by Cosentino

for download click image Cosentino Group, a global, family-owned company that produces and distributes high value innovative surfaces for architecture and design, will be back at the University of Milan, with an amazing installation designed by the famous italian architect Italo Rota from the 7th to the 19th April 2014. As part of the event “Interni, feeding new ideas for the city”, held in the University of Milan, the ultra-compact surface Dekton® by Cosentino is sculpted by the creative genius that is the architect Rota, in order to evoke the charm of a moonscape.

The Alimentaria Fair 2014 relies on Silestone for the countertops surfaces at “The Alimentaria Experience”, a new gastronomic space of the Fair

for download click image Five of the chefs leaders who have collaborated in the book “90 cm Above Floor Level” edited by Silestone Institute, such as Joan Roca, Carme Ruscalleda, Carles Abellan or Javier and Sergi Torres, will give master classes on Silestone countertop surfaces at the Alimentaria Fair that begins today in Barcelona. This year, Silestone countertops surfaces will be part of the 6 main exhibition spaces supporting the creations of the chefs leaders at their interactive sessions. The countertops are made of Silestone Haiku material and are arranged in the shape of a bar or a desk.

The city of Houston (USA) declares 6 March as Cosentino Group Center Day

for download click image Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of innovative architecture and design surfaces, has been recognised by the city of Houston (Texas) for its “valuable contribution to employment and the economy of the city.”  The mayor of Houston, Annise D. Parker, has expressed this recognition declaring 6 March as Cosentino Group Center Day. This is one of the highest honours given locally in the U.S., and are only granted to organisations, significant or highly relevant institutions or people and for the city. This unique event comes a week after the opening of the new Cosentino Center in Houston, a new facility in line with […]

Cosentino Group stands out at Eurocucina and the Milan Design Week 2014 with its technological surfaces Dekton® and Silestone®

for download click image Cosentino Group, leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, presents  in Eurocucina from the 8th to the 13th of April, the “Rifra and Cosentino Meet the Kitchen” project. In a 170m2 space located in Pavilion 11 stand B18 at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Cosentino and the Italian manufacturer present several futuristic concepts of contemporary kitchens made ​​exclusively with the innovative surfaces Dekton® and Silestone® by Cosentino. The manufacturers Boffi, Häcker, Nobilia, Team7, Whirlpool and Kitchen Aid, have also chosen the most advanced Cosentino technological surfaces, for the architecture and design of their latest proposals for kitchens […]

Dekton® wins kbb 2014 Innovation Award for Kitchens

for download click image The Cosentino Group is delighted to announce that its new ultra-compact surface, Dekton® has won the kbb 2014 innovation award for kitchens. Announced live at the show, the award was presented to managing director for Cosentino UK and Ireland, Christophe Gontier on the Cosentino stand. Kitchens Bedrooms and Bathrooms (KBB) show is celebrated every two years in Birmingham. and it is the most relevant show for hte kitchen industry in the UK, Cosentino’s most relevant European market in sales, after the Spanish market. Cosentino has been 15 present in the British market.  

Cosentino Group invites students to submit entries to the Cosentino Design Challenge 8

for download click image Cosentino Group has announced that the period for receipt of submissions to the Cosentino Design Challenge 8 international competition is now open. Proposals must be submitted between 28 February and 1 June 2014, and will only be accepted in digital format via the website: http://www.cosentinodesignchallenge.org/ Cosentino Design Challenge is open to all students enrolled for the 2013-2014 academic year at any school or centre of higher education for design, architecture or interior architecture anywhere in the world.

Daniel Libeskind and the Cosentino Group present the permanent sculpture “Beyond The Wall” created with the ultracompact surface Dekton®

for download click image The Cosentino Group, worldwide leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, and the prestigious architect and designer Daniel Libeskind have today presented a permanent sculpture at the Group’s headquarters in Almeria, Spain. The spectacular polycentric spiral is called Beyond The Wall and is a remarkable result of the ongoing collaboration between Libeskind Design and Cosentino Group. A temporary version of this sculpture was showcased in Milan’s Statale University during Milan’s Design Week 2013. Beyond The Wall,  based on the infinite possibilities of the spiral, is a unique structure and is the first to be created using Dekton® by Cosentino.It is […]

Cosentino Group showcases the ultra-compact surface Dekton® by Cosentino in a spectacular stand at Feria Habitat Valencia 2014

for download click image Cosentino Group, Spanish leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, is attending from 11th to 14th February the Feria Hábitat Valencia 2014, an international showcase for the world of design, creativity and innovation. Cosentino Group could not miss this event to showcase its fabulous proposals for the world of architecture and design. In a 128m2 spectacular stand (level 3, pavilion 6, stand G-137), the Spanish multinational will display its new product Dekton®, an innovative ultra-compact surface that was created to be the world leader in surfaces for the world of architecture and design, both for indoor and […]

Francisco Martínez-Cosentino delivers the annual State of the Kitchen and Bath Industry address at KBIS 2014

for download click image Francisco Martínez-Cosentino, Chairman of Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, had the honour of delivering the annual State of the Industry address at the International Kitchen & Bath Show, KBIS 2014, held from 4th to 6th February in Las Vegas. Francisco Martínez-Cosentino was the first Latino to offer this distinguished address and the first to deliver it in Spanish. In his address, Francisco offered Cosentino’s perspective, as a global leader in the industry, on the current situation of the kitchen and bathroom sector, its evolution and the challenges that it faces and he […]

Cosentino Group brings together its best European clients

for download click image The Cosentino Group headquarters, a global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, is currently holding a new Convention for European distributors. In this edition, entitled “Dekton Gold Summit”, the meeting brings together 170 clients from the European Union, Russia and Israel. These distributors, classified as “Gold” within the Cosentino Group loyalty programme, have visited the extension of the multinationals industrial park in Cantoria, with particular emphasis placed on the new Dekton® factory and the intelligent logistics warehouse.  Likewise, they will see first-hand the marketing strategies, manufacturing, transformation and preparation processes as well as new business opportunities offered by Dekton®, […]

Cosentino launches innovative new architectural surface, Dekton® with special exhibition at center for architecture

for download click image Cosentino Group announces the launch of Dekton by Cosentino, a new ultra-compact surface with advanced technical properties for both interior and exterior design. The US launch took place yesterday with a press conference and exhibition opening at the Center for Architecture, in conjunction with Archtober, a month-long festival celebrating architecture and design in New York City. The exhibition, Surface Innovation: Redefining Boundaries of Interior and Exterior Spaces, showcases the rigorous research, development and innovation led by Cosentino to bring Dekton to market and features original concepts by six emerging New York architecture firms, including Architecture in Formation, Desai/Chia Architecture, EASTON+COMBS, MANIFOLD ArchitectureStudio, Moorhead & Moorhead, and […]

Cosentino Group presents the 8th edition of the International Cosentino Design Challenge Competition

for download click image Cosentino Group, the Spanish world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, presents the 8th edition of the International Cosentino Design Challenge Competition. The purpose of the competition, which consists of two different categories, – Architecture and Design, is to foster the talent of students, promoting research into the different conceptual approaches to the layout of spaces, materials and the construction systems that define them, making use of Cosentino® material in their final projects.

Cosentino Group opens its first “Cosentino City Center” in Australia

for download click image Cosentino Group, the Spanish multinational and world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture, has opened its first Cosentino City Center, a new showroom concept destined for the heart of great cities that offers, architects, planners, interior designers, general designers and consumers the opportunity to see the company’s broad range of products. El Cosentino City Center is not a conventional store, but a centre offering information, assistance and personalised service for professionals and general customers. This new concept aims to capture visitors’ attention by means of sensory experience and the full range of services provided by Cosentino’s expert staff.

Europe at risk of losing thousands of jobs and factories closure due to dumping practices in the Stone Industry

A.St.A. Europe (Agglomerated Stones Association of Europe) press release: for download click image Brussels, 23rd of July, 2013. A.St.A. Europe, the European Association of Agglomerated Stones Manufactures alerts of the imminent risk of loss of thousands of jobs in Europe and, of the risk of losing the global leadership in a highly specialized industry, recognized for its investment in innovation and R+D. A.St.A. considers most importers of agglomerated stone from the People’s Republic of China are applying dumping policies aiming to gain the European Union market and consequently deleting all European competitors. Low Chinese prices which lay under production costs clearly indicate that their objective is not to obtain benefits […]

Cosentino Scoops Most Wanted Award by UK publication Kitchens & Bathrooms News

The Cosentino Group is extremely proud that the Silestone ‘Suede’ finish has won ‎the Most Wanted Award by UK publication Kitchens & Bathrooms News readers!   for download click image The Most Wanted Awards are presented each month to the highest requested kitchen, bathroom and necessity product from each issue of Kitchens & Bathrooms News. It means unlike other product honours in the industry, they are not chosen by a judging panel but by professionals designing and specifying live projects and actively seeking more product information.The Silestone Suede finish was the most requested kitchen product, by readers, from Kitchens & Bathrooms News May issue 2013.

International Competition for Students Cosentino Design Challenge 2013 reveals its winners

for download click image The Cosentino Group, the Spanish world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, is pleased to announce that yesterday the jury’s verdict of the 7th edition of the international competition Cosentino Design Challenge was revealed, in its two categories: architecture and design. Cosentino Design Challenge, a competition for design, architecture, interior architecture students or similar areas of knowledge anywhere in the world, aims to foster the talent of students, promoting research into the different conceptual approaches to the layout of spaces, materials and the construction systems that define them, using materials made by Cosentino Group.

The Prince of Asturias opens the new Cosentino Group Dekton® industrial plant

for download click image Today His Royal Highness the Prince of Asturias presided over the opening ceremony of the new Cosentino Group industrial plant. The multinational is a global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design and it will manufacture Dekton® in this new plant. The Dekton® by Cosentino plant has been a technological challenge and it is one of the largest industrial investments made in Spain in recent years. Currently it boasts a 70,000m2 extension and a production line. In the future, 3 further lines may be added, which will bring the total surface area to 200,000m2 and total production […]

Jorge Lorenzo presents the new ultracompact surface Dekton® by Cosentino in Milan

  for download click image Cosentino Group, the global and family-owned company leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design and Moto GP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, presented yesterday evening to more than 150 Italian clients and members of the press, in Milan Cosentino Center, the new ultra-compact surface Dekton® by Cosentino.

Dekton® by Cosentino is presented to the world’s leading machine tool manufacturers

for download click image Dekton® by Cosentino, the new ultra-compact surface by Cosentino Group for architecture and decoration, has been presented to the leading companies in the machine tool sector for the treatment and processing of surfaces. This first technical seminar specifically focusing on Dekton®, which forms part of the launch and communication programme of the new Cosentino product has brought together a total of 27 companies from different countries like Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, the U.S. and South Korea, among others.

Silestone® Innovates Again with the Launch of its New Nebula Code

for download click image Silestone® by Cosentino, worldwide leader in quartz surfaces, presents Nebula Code, a new series of five colours that represent an evolution of the popular series Silestone®Nebula. Moving forward in cutting-edge design, the new colours Hélix, Pulsar, Daria, Istmo and Dreis are inspired by the appearance and harmony of natural stone, with rich veins and a sense of movement that have come as an innovation in quartz surfaces. The tones of Nebula Code are characterised for being warm and natural, ideal to create the striking environments at the forefront of design.

Cosentino Group presents Dekton® by Cosentino at Construmat 2013

for download click image Dekton® by Cosentino, the new ultra-compact surface by Cosentino Group for the world of architecture and decoration, is the major innovation of the Spanish multinational in Construmat 2013. for download click image This is the first time that Cosentino will unveil Dekton® to the public. Dekton® is its new ultra-compact surface that creates a revolutionary new surface category and that was established to become a leader in the global market of surfaces for architecture and design both indoors and outdoors.

Cosentino Group opens new Centers in the United States

    for download click image   Cosentino Group has opened two new Cosentino Centers in the United States, specifically in the cities of Austin and Westchester, and plans to open two more in Seattle and Philadelphia by the year’s end. By the end of 2013, there will be a total of 24 Cosentino Centers and two hubs (Houston and Norfolk) in the United States.

Cosentino Group headquarters holds the 10th Latin American Distributors Convention

for download click image Cosentino Group is holding its 10th Latin American Distributors Convention, which brings together more than 50 professionals from 12 countries, including Argentina, Chile, Peru Colombia, Uruguay, Venezuela and Brazil, among others in Almería. The aim of this meeting is to inform the representatives, through various briefings, on the annual strategies and policies of the company with regard to commercial, marketing and product areas.

The restaurant Alinea receives Chef’s Choice Award sponsored by Silestone® in “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013”

  for download click image Silestone®, the world leader in quartz surfaces, sponsored the “Chefs’ Choice” Award, naming the Chicago restaurant Alinea with chef Grant Achatz as the winner. This award forms part of the list “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013” and is chosen by renowned professionals in the world of gastronomy. Santiago Alfonso, Marketing Director at Cosentino Group, was in charge of presenting the award to Grant Achatz, during the presentation of the list of the “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013” in the landmark Guildhall building.

The project Beyond The Wall designed by Daniel Libeskind for Cosentino in exhibition during Milan Design Week

for download click image Cosentino Group, worldwide leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design has teamed up with the prestigious architect Daniel Libeskind for the first time. The project entitled Beyond The Wall is installed in the Cortile d’Onore Seicentesco of the Università Statale in the framework of the event “Interni Hybrid/Metissage Architecture & Design”. Daniel Libeskind’s Beyond The Wall is a unique architecture and design project realized with Silestone® quartz surface in its innovative matte “Suede” finish. The result of this collaboration between Cosentino Group and Libeskind Design is a spectacular polycentric spiral.

Dekton® by Cosentino, personal sponsor of Jorge Lorenzo

for download click image Dekton® by Cosentino, the new Cosentino Group ultracompact surface, will be the main sponsor of four times world motorcycling champion, Jorge Lorenzo, during the 2013-2014 MotoGP World Championship. Jorge Lorenzo and Eduardo Martínez-Cosentino, Cosentino Group Commercial Director and CEO of Cosentino North America, announced this exclusive today at the headquarters located in Almeria (Spain). At this event, Jorge Lorenzo has shown his new official cap to the audience that will feature the Dekton® logo throughout the MotoGP season and worldwide promotional events that he will attend with Cosentino Group.

Cosentino Group® presents its Silestone® Bathroom Collection in the ISH bathroom trade fair in Germany

for download click image Cosentino Group presents its bathroom collection in the international ISH bathroom trade fair. The ISH fair, held in Frankfurt, is the most important event for the bathroom industry and is the ideal showcase for Cosentino to present its new Bathroom collection manufactured with Silestone® quartz surfaces, with bacteriostatic properties. With this collection, Cosentino reinvents the bathroom thanks to the custom-made large format concept. The Silestone quartz surfaces are manufactured to adapt to the space, creating areas with very few pieces and in one material. The large format pieces mean that the joints are practically invisible, providing improved visual continuity and hygiene.

Cosentino Group brings together its best North American customers

for download click image This week the Cosentino Group, worldwide leader in the production and distribution of innovative design and architectural solutions, held its annual convention for its most important North American customers, mainly from the U.S. and Canada. The convention, held from 4 to 7 March in Cancun (Mexico), was attended by more than 250 people in order to update and establish the Cosentino Group business strategies for this year. The meeting was attended by Francisco Martínez-Cosentino, Cosentino Group Chairman and Eduardo Martínez-Cosentino, CEO of Cosentino North America (CNA).

Daniel Libeskind unveils his project Beyond The Wall

for download click image Cosentino Group, worldwide leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, has teamed up with the prestigious architect Daniel Libeskind for the first time. The architect Daniel Libeskind, an international figure in the world of architecture and design, is famous for introducing a new critical attitude towards architecture as well as for his multidisciplinary approach that seeks a dialogue between architecture and the other arts. Daniel Libeskind’s Beyond The Wall is a unique architecture and design project realized with Silestone® quartz surface in its innovative matte “Suede” finish. The result of this collaboration between Cosentino Group and Libeskind […]

The Cosentino Design Challenge 2013 international competition for students opens for entries

  for download click image The Cosentino Group, leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, is opening its 7th international Cosentino Design Challenge for entries at 9am on 28 February, in its two categories: Architecture and Design. Entry projects will be accepted until 8pm on 1 June 2013. Cosentino Design Challenge is open to all students enrolled during the 2012-2013 academic year in any school or centre of higher education for design, architecture, interior architecture or similar areas of knowledge anywhere in the world.

Seiji Yamamoto receives the Chefs’ Choice Award sponsored by Silestone® in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for Nihonryori RyuGin

for download click image Silestone®, world leader in quartz worktops, has sponsored the Chefs’ Choice Award, presented to the chef Seiji Yamamoto for his restaurant Nihonryori RyuGin in “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants”. These awards, held for the first time this year, took place within the framework of the prestigious “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013” list. The creation of the Asian version of these coveted awards is aimed at showcasing restaurants all over this continent. Seiji Yamamoto has been recognised by his contemporaries in Asia’s restaurant industry for innovating Japanese cuisine through the fusion of traditional and modern techniques. Yamamoto creates dishes that push the boundaries of creativity, following his […]

Silestone® Authentic Life 2013. Silestone® innovates again with a new and original campaign concept.

for download click image Silestone®, the world leader in quartz worktops, launches its new “Silestone® Authentic Life” advertising campaign for 2103. This is a creative concept based on the true and authentic life lived by each person, and goes beyond the traditional campaign. It is a campaign concept that will imbue the complete brand’s communication through its varied off and online channels all throughout the coming year. The idea is that home life is comprised of small scenarios that make up the reality we live. Small spheres that encompass a whole. This campaign enters these spheres of reality; in this case, those of a group of persons to show the […]

Cosentino Group presents the Shaping Silestone® project at the Scandinavian Stockholm Furniture Fair

for download click image Cosentino Group is back for yet another year at the Stockholm Furniture Fair, the most important architecture and interior design event held in Scandinavia. Cosentino is attending this major event by presenting, for the first time to the Scandinavian market, the Shaping Silestone® project, created by Brazilian designers the Campana Brothers, and which is stirring great interest among visitors to the fair because of its unique design that combines wood with several Silestone® Blanco Zeus worktops.

Cosentino Group promotes the competition “Call to Innovation”

for download click image The Cosentino Group, Spanish multinational and world leader in the manufacture and distribution of quartz, natural stone and recycled surfaces presented along with the Fundación Rafael del Pino the competition “Call to Innovation”, which aims to promote research and innovation among Spanish entrepreneurs. “Call to Innovation” is a call for optimism, action and a challenge to propose ideas and projects to “solve the big problems of Spain through technology.” This competition calls on the Spanish society to implement their creativity, talent and knowledge to create real solutions using the latest technology.

The Silestone Institute presents new design guidelines for restaurants by Joan Roca, Andoni Aduriz and Alex Atala

for download click image Three acclaimed chefs have participated in Madrid Fusion at the launch of the book “A 90cm sobre el suelo”, a publication edited by the Silestone Institute defining the concepts and standards of the current catering facilities and researching the needs of haute cuisine. Andoni Luis Aduriz, Alex Atala and Joan Roca took part in the event. The three chefs collaborated in the contents of the book providing opinions on kitchen installations along with Joxe-Mari Aizega from the Basque Culinary Center. The book is an initiative to provide criteria and references to the various professionals involved in the world of catering in order to facilitate operational fluency […]

Cosentino Group attends the German Trade Fair Living Kitchen 2013

for download click image Cosentino Group is participating in the 2nd edition of Living Kitchen 2013. This trade show, held in Germany in the Koelnmesse exhibition centre in Cologne until 20 January, showcases trends that will define design in kitchen furniture both for professionals and consumers. Yesterday on the first day of the event, hundreds of visitors passed by the Spanish company’s 108m2 stand, doubling its exhibition space in the second edition of this event. The German and Austrian markets are two of the most important for the Cosentino Group. Annual growth in the past three years has reached 30% in these markets. Cosentino will present the new extra matte […]

Cosentino Group will double its presence and present new developments at Living Kitchen 2013

for download click image Cosentino Group in Living Kitchen 2013 Stand C-040 Pavilion 4.2 Cosentino Group will be present with a 108m2 space in the 2nd edition of the international event Living Kitchen 2013 that is held in Germany in the Koelnmesse exhibition centre in Cologne from 14 to 20 January next year.  In this 2013 edition, the Silestone quartz worktop manufacturer has decided to double its exhibition space in comparison to the previous edition in order to offer its German and international customers a space of reference in which to showcase its new developments.

Cosentino Group forecasts a turnover of 420 million euros in 2012 and to reach a total of 650 million euros in 2015

for download click image Cosentino Group has brought together top management on 3 and 4 December in its headquarters in Cantoria (Almería) in order to discuss growth objectives and its strategic plan for 2013-2015. Under the corporate slogan “Imagine & Anticipate”, this important date for the multinational from Almeria has assembled 52 executives from 17 different countries. The multinational Cosentino Group forecasts a turnover of more than 650 million euros in 2015 as a result of commercial development, in 2013 and 2014, of its new product the ultracompact surface Dekton® by Cosentino and owing to the consolidation and growth in new markets of the worldwide leader in quartz surfaces, Silestone® […]

Cosentino Group sponsors the “Design and Sustainability Award” in the 3rd Ibero-American Design Biennial BID12

for download click image Cosentino Group sponsors the “Cosentino Design and Sustainability BID12 Award” in the third edition of the Ibero-American Design Biennial (BID12). The “Cosentino Design and Sustainability BID12 Award” was developed to highlight those jobs that through innovation and functionality are created based on true design principles and respect for the environment, from their creation to their commercialisation. Yesterday, during the opening of the exhibition of the Biennial in the Central de Diseño de Madrid/DIMAD, the Brazilian project “Perenne MBR90C –Renascent. Sanitary wastewater purifier” was announded as the winner of this award. This Project developed by the designer Levi Girardi and the Questto/Nó studio, combines biological degradation processes […]

Shaping Silestone Wins Product Innovation Acolade At The Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Awards

for download click image   The world leader in the production and distribution of quartz, natural stone and recycled surfaces, Cosentino is delighted to announce that the Shaping Silsetone project has scooped the prestigious Designer Kitchen & Bathroom, Product Innovation award for materials. Now in their 10th year, the awards are committed to celebrating and promoting excellence in kitchen and bathroom design and are dedicated to improving standards across the industry. Christophe Gontier, Managing Director for Cosentino UK says, “Cosentino is committed to creating innovative materials that inspire designers, the industry and our customers. This award is testament to the time, innovation, passion and dedication that everyone involved in the […]

Two students from Almeria will receive grants to attend United World Colleges with other students from over 80 countries

for download click image The Cosentino Group Eduarda Justo Foundation extends its programme of training future leaders in Almeria to pre-university studies with this grant, valued at 47,500 euros. These grants will allow the students to complete two pre-university education courses in Canada, United States, Costa Rica, Singapore, China, India, Swaziland, Norway, UK, Italy etc.

Cosentino Group takes part in Casa Decor Barcelona

for download click image Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of quartz, natural stone and recycled surfaces takes part in Casa Decor Barcelona 2012. This is Europe’s largest interior design showcase and celebrates its 20th anniversary from the 8th of November to the 9th of December in the Catalonian capital. 

Cosentino Group, Capital Magazine’s Export Award

for download click image Cosentino Group, Spanish multinational and world leader in the production and distribution of quartz and other natural stone worktops, has been given an “Export Award” by the business magazine Capital. With this award, the business magazine wishes to recognise “the important role played by the foreign trade sector in these times of crisis, and which has won it the description of lifesaver for the Spanish economy”.

Cosentino will suply its products to 227 new hotels in the next year

for download click image   Cosentino Group, a leading global Spanish multinational consortium engaged in producing and distributing worktops made of quartz and other natural stones, has installed its products, from January, in 107 hotels around the world and has confirmed that it will supply its products to 227 new hotels over the next year. Since early this year, the multinational from Almeria had a turnover of 1.5 million euros with its business area “Diversia” which includes hotel projects. In 2011, this business area had a turnover of €700,000 for the group.

Karlos Arguiñano continues to rely on Silestone

for download click image   Karlos Arguiñano, the most popular chef on television, is back with a new season of his programme, Karlos Arguiñano en tu cocina (Karlos Arguiñano in your kitchen) on Antena 3, and he does so alongside Silestone®, the world leader in quartz worktops. Karlos Arguiñano’s new kitchen has several Silestone® worktops in Blanco Zeus and he has opted for “Suede” the new exciting texture by the Spanish brand. The kitchen boasts a matte finish in Silestone Suede. No additional products are required to enhance its tone. It performs extraordinarily against stains and is soft and very nice to touch with total color consistency and quality.

Cosentino innovates again and presents the ultra-compact Dekton® surface

for download click image Cosentino, a leading global Spanish multinational consortium engaged in producing and distributing worktops made of quartz and other natural stones, has presented the new ultra-compact  Dekton® by Cosentino surface along with it Strategic Business Plan for the period 2012-2014, in a press conference held in the Groups headquarters in Almería.

Cosentino Group announces its 7th International Cosentino Design Challenge Competition

for download click image Cosentino Group, the multinational and world leader in the production and distribution of quartz and other natural stone worktops, announces the 7th International Cosentino Design Challenge Competition for its two categories: Architecture and Design. The aim of the competition is to foster the talent of students, promoting research into the different conceptual approaches regarding the layout of spaces, materials and the construction systems defining them, using materials by Cosentino®.

Cosentino Group strengthens its commitment to Brazil

  for download click image Cosentino, a leading global Spanish multinational consortium engaged in producing and distributing worktops made of quartz and other natural stones, opened its fourth Latin American Cosentino Center in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina on Thursday 13 September.  The new Center will have a total area of 2,200m2 dedicated to exhibition areas, showrooms, auditoriums, offices and material storage.

Suede-leather Silestone’s most sensual texture

para descargar haga click en la imagen   Cosentino Group, world leader in the development, production and distribution of quartz and other natural stone surfaces, launches Suede-leather onto the market, a new finish with a matte texture for its Silestone quartz surface. Developed by the Cosentino Group R&D department to respond to market demands, the textured surface Suede-leather offers a unique feel to touch owing to its beauty and elegance. 

Design your own kitchen and bathroom with Silestone

for download click image Silestone®, world leader in quartz worktops offers a world of possibilities to design, decoration and architecture professionals and end consumers to create their own kitchen and bathroom environment. The new online design Silestone application allows designers, architects and end users to save time in defining and visualising their custom designs for both new constructions and kitchen and bathroom refurbishments.  http://www.silestone.co.uk/colours/design-your-ambient.asp

The American Society of Interior Designers visits Cosentino’s head offices

for download click image This week Grupo Cosentino, the world leader in the production and distribution of quartz surfaces, natural stone and recycled surfaces, welcomed a visit from the American Interior Designers Association (ASID). ASID is the longest-standing and most important association for interior designers in the American continent, grouping together more than 30,000 designers in the United States.

Silestone® and Jorge Lorenzo support new faces in the world of fashion

for download click image Silestone®, global leader in quartz workshops and Jorge Lorenzo, triple world motorcycling champion and only Spanish MotoGP champion rider, have teamed up to support the new faces of national and international fashion. Silestone® and Jorge Lorenzo attended on the 3rd of July  the fourth edition of the prestigious contest Salerm Cosmetics New Generation by Francina, bringing together 29 young finalists from different parts of Spain, who have had to pass intense castings, photo shoots and catwalk lessons. for download click image

Cosentino Group and the Official Association of Architects of Cádiz have signed an agreement for the forum on sustainability SHAPE 2

for download click image   for download click image Cosentino Group and the Official Association of Architects of Cádiz have announced a partnership agreement to mark the occasion of the forum on sustainability SHAPE 2. SHAPE 2 will be held as a parallel activity of the 8th Edition of the Ibero-American Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, on 11 and 12 September 2012.  SHAPE, The Sustainable Thinking Forum, is a Cosentino Group initiative, which aims to encourage reflection, dialogue and the complete definition of what should be understood as sustainable behaviour and action in different professional fields, through the reflections and insights of the most prestigious experts and professionals, leaders in their […]

Cosentino Design Challenge 6th Edition Winners Announcement

for download click image  The Jury of the 6th Edition of the Cosentino Design Challenge Architecture and Design Competition has selected the winners. Prizes are awarded for two categories, Architecture and Design with a total of 6.000 Euros in prizes. Each category is awarded with three individual prizes of 1.000 Euros each.  The Cosentino Design Challenge 2012 Jury was composed of Ms. Isabel Plaza from the Madrid School E.S.D.I Arte4, Mr. Raul Fraga from Madrid Architecture School ETSAM, Mr. Jorge Roa from Seville Architecture School ETSAS, Mr. Francisco González from Almeria Art School, Mr. Michele Capuani from the Istituto Europeo di Design and Mr. Martinus Lamers from the Design Academy Eindhoven, […]

Cosentino introduces the Silestone Slab Vases project in collaboration with the Swedish design studio Form Us With Love

for download click image Cosentino Group has collaborated with the internationally acclaimed design studio, Form Us With Love. The result of this partnership is a stunning conceptual piece of work entitled, “Silestone Slab Vases”, which will be presented form the 7 -10 February from 12-6pm at the Form Us With Friends exhibition during Stockholm Design Week. The project consists of rings of Silestone, which have been slipped over a metal bracket measuring around 40cm high to produce a watertight vessel. The rings vary in size and are cut so the shape of the vase changes with each assembly. The project aims to break away from the familiar Silestone slab form […]

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