George Brown

  DuPont's Zodiaq surfacing is made from 93 percent quartz crystal, giving it a depth and radiance and making it strong, durable, and heat- and scratch-resistant. According to the manufacturer, the product is also easy to maintain and highly resistant to staining. It comes in 39 colors, but Richardson prefers the lighter shades. DuPont, 800.906.7765;

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  richardson architects
mill valley, calif.

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