16 Mar Pretty in Pink: Pink Terrazzo and Its Allure
Pretty in Pink: Pink Terrazzo and Its Allure
Terrazzo is a versatile and durable flooring material that has been used in architecture and design for decades. While it’s more likely to find white and neutral color terrazzo floors in public buildings today, epoxy terrazzo has given architects and designers more color options to color. In recent years, the use of pink terrazzo has been explored for its potential to create visually striking and functional spaces. Pink terrazzo is trending among countertop designs. In this blog post, we’ll explore pink terrazzo designs and how they can add a playful and contemporary touch to any interior space.
Creating a Pink Terrazzo Design
To achieve a pink terrazzo design, consider the matrix color and the aggregates. With epoxy terrazzo, the resin can be tinted to any color thus creating beautiful blush hues. From soft pinks to bold fuchsia, pink terrazzo can add warmth to any building space without feeling too overwhelming.
Aggregates should also be considered. Quarries in the United States produce beautiful pink marble chips that can be added to a mix design. Pink plastic chips are also available for use. Even Freshwater Mother of Pearl can add subtle pink hues to a terrazzo design. Ask a terrazzo supplier for available options to explore.
Terrazzo can be used in a variety of applications, including flooring, walls, countertops, and even furniture. Hospitality and retail establishments lately have incorporated pink terrazzo into their interiors.
It’s important to note that pink terrazzo is not as common as other colors for use in building spaces. This comes down to one’s personal preference or purpose of the space. For some people, pink can be soothing to the eye, while to others, it can be unappealing.
Here are ways to use terrazzo for a building space:
- Pink terrazzo can establish a calming environment. The color is often associated with tranquility and relaxation. As a result, its ideal for places like spas and yoga studios.
- Pink is a color favorable among women. You may likely to find pink terrazzo in places catered to women including salons and make-up stores.
- Pink can also be used to create a fun, lighthearted atmosphere or warm, cozy space.
Benefits of Terrazzo: Durability
Terrazzo’s durability is unmatched. Excellent against scratches, stains and wear and tear, terrazzo is ideal for high-traffic areas in retail spaces, restaurants and other commercial buildings.
To keep the terrazzo looking its best, regular cleaning and occasional sealing is recommended. The combination of durability and ease of maintenance makes terrazzo cost-effective for today’s building spaces.
Terrazzo is long-lasting as well. With proper care, a terrazzo floor can last the lifetime of building. Building owners can worry less about repairing or replacing a flooring system by selecting a durable flooring system like epoxy terrazzo.
Benefits of Terrazzo: Design Flexibility
Terrazzo offers a wide range of possibilities. When designing pink terrazzo, it is fully customizable. It can be used as a standalone color, or combined with other epoxy terrazzo colors for an artistic work of art. Because the possibilities are endless, terrazzo is a versatile material for designers and architects to work with.
Benefits of Terrazzo: Sustainability
One of the reasons why terrazzo has gained popularity over the years is due to how sustainable it can be. Whether you are adding a terrazzo floor or precast terrazzo to a project, they contain materials that help reduce environmental impact.
Let’s talk about the key components of terrazzo. In order to create terrazzo, you will need aggregates mixed in with either a cement or epoxy binder. Today epoxy terrazzo is the standard in the industry. The epoxy resins used in terrazzo contain zero VOCs, which promotes good indoor air quality. Furthermore, architects and designers can select aggregates that have been recycled from post-industrial products. Mirror glass and glass chips are eco-friendly choices to consider when designing a terrazzo floor, stair or countertop.
Pink terrazzo is available for designers to create a bold and memorable building space. Whether used for flooring, walls, stairs or countertops, terrazzo’s durability, design and sustainability make it a top choice for commercial applications.
If you are seeking assistance in designing a terrazzo project, contact a Concord Terrazzo Company representatives. Custom terrazzo samples are available upon request. Get started. Message us today!