Suede Finish

Suede Finish

A soft matte finish with a slightly fuzzy texture by Spanish quartz brand Silestone. Silestone launched the Suede finish in 2012, and it is often prevalent indoors when you don’t want a shiny or reflective surface.

What is the difference between Silestone suede and polish?

Silestone’s Suede finish offers a matte, fingerprint-resistant surface, ideal for kitchen countertops. Meanwhile, the Polished finish requires more upkeep for its glossiness.

What is the difference between honed and suede finish?

The honed finish offers a smooth, rustic look with minimal reflection, while the suede finish boasts slightly textured surfaces, making them aesthetically different and requiring specific maintenance.

Is Silestone suede more expensive than polished?

Silestone Suede is 10% more expensive than the polished finish due to its unique features and additional processing to achieve this texture.

Comparison with Other Materials

The Suede texture is similar to the leather finish of marble. It adds a soft appearance to quartz surfaces while keeping reflection minimal. Silestone Suede provides a smooth and velvety feel to quartz surfaces, making them look excellent in contemporary kitchens.

Durability and Maintenance of Silestone Suede Finish:


  • • Durability: Silestone Suede is highly durable, resisting scratches, stains, and heat. It is suitable for domestic and commercial use. Its non-porous surface prevents bacteria, ensuring easy cleaning. It excels in various areas of durability: scratch resistance, flexural resistance, and low maintenance.
  • • Maintenance: Proper care involves cleaning with water and mild soap and avoiding harsh cleaners and abrasive sponges. Use hot pads and cutting boards to prevent damage. Soak and wash stains with mild soap. For heavy damage, seek professional repairs.

Silestone Suede Reviews

User Experiences and Testimonials

  1. 1. Vanessa Francis, an esteemed interior designer from Ontario, Canada, shares her experience with Silestone Suede surfaces in her kitchen renovation journey. Despite initial concerns about the Suede finish’s durability, Vanessa found it resilient and aesthetically pleasing. Encouraging readers to select timeless designs to minimize waste, Vanessa offers practical tips for choosing quartz, emphasizing the importance of seeing slab samples and selecting reputable fabricators. Her testimonial not only showcases the beauty and functionality of Silestone Suede but also provides valuable insights for potential buyers.
  2. 2. At Houzz, an online platform and community focused on home design, renovation, and improvement, users offer insights into their experiences with Silestone suede finish, providing valuable information for those considering similar worktops for their kitchens or bathrooms. The discussion revolves around experiences with Silestone suede finish worktops. The pros and cons of matte versus polished finishes are discussed, with some leaning towards matte for its aesthetic appeal and acknowledging potential vulnerabilities.


What is the Warranty of Silestone Suede?

The warranty information for Silestone Suede surfaces aligns with the standard warranty offered for Silestone products, encompassing manufacturing defects. This warranty includes provisions for 25 years and covers issues like staining, scratching, and structural integrity.

Silestone Suede Finish Colours

What are the Silestone Suede colours?

Here is a list of all thirty-five Silestone colours available in Suede texture with some visual examples:

  1. 1. Seaport
  2. 2. Gris Expo
  3. 3 Marengo
  4. 4. Blanco Maple 14
  5. 5. Blanco Norte 14
  6. 6. Cemento Spaa close-up of Silestone Cemento Spa Suede finish
  7. 7. Coral Clay Colour
  8. 8. Miami White 17
  9. 9. Night Tebas 18
  10. 10. White Storm 14
  11. 11. Brass Relish NEW
  12. 12. Cinder Craze NEW
  13. 13. Concrete Pulse NEW
  14. 14. Lime Delight NEW
  15. 15. Alpina White 08
  16. 16. Ariel
  17. 17. Bianco Calacatta
  18. 18. Desert Silver
  19. 19. Helix
  20. 20. Lagoona photo of a Silestone Lagoon worktop in Suede finish and a matching sink
  21. 21. Miami Vena
  22. 22. Snowy Ibiza
  23. 23. Stellar Blanco 13
  24. 24. Yukon
  25. 25. Arcilla Red
  26. 26. Blanco Orion
  27. 27. Blanco Zeus
  28. 28. Cala Blue
  29. 29. Cincel Grey
  30. 30. Corktown
  31. 31. Et. Serena
  32. 32. Faro White
  33. 33. Nolita 23
  34. 34. Poblenou
  35. 35. Eternal Calacatta Golda close-up of Silestone Calacatta Gold Suede finish
  36. 36. Posidonia Green


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