Strong and stable. Timelessly beautiful. Safe and easy. These are among key elements and attributes of today’s newest and best countertops as described by the companies that make them. Countertops are integral components in the function and style of kitchens and bathrooms. Selecting the right materials ensures that a project fulfills a consumer’s needs and dreams. Following is a small sample of the exciting and varied options that are bringing strength, beauty, convenience and more to today’s kitchens and baths.