Commercial Texture Options for Formica® Brand Laminate

Formica® Brand offers a variety of product textures for our laminate. Utilize these textures to create the perfect look for any project.

The texture options offered by Formica® Brand Laminate can enhance products in many ways. Some finishes cross over into multiple categories, while others were created specific to the product itself. Each texture brings life to every design through its unique properties.

Textures for Solid Colour Laminates 

A variety of textures is available for the entire line of solid colour laminates by Formica Corporation. Using depth and light, these textures transform the solid colours. These include a sophisticated matte texture, a versatile textile feel, intricate dot pattern and more.

Marbles on black Formica laminate with ML Monolith texture


Monolith (-ML)

  • Price level: Select - Monolith is only available on certain solid colours. See the National Product Guide for more detail.
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical
  • Description: A large-scale flowing pattern that offers an authentic stone feel combined with a matte visual 
Marbles on black Formica laminate with Matte texture 

Matte (-58)

  • Price Level: Standard
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical
  • Description: Imparts a warm, pleasing effect that enhances the beauty of colour and produces great clarity and depth.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with Gloss texture 

Gloss (-90)

  • Price Level: Select
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical
  • Description: Ideal for applications that require maximum smoothness and reflectance.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with MC Microdot texture 

Microdot™ (-MC)

  • Price Level: Select
  • Application: Vertical & horizontal
  • Description: A low-sheen texture with subtle, concave circles arranged in tight grid formation. 
Marbles on black Formica laminate with SP Sculpted texture 

Sculpted™ (-SP)

  • Price Level: Select
  • Application: Vertical & light duty horizontal
  • Description: Horizontal lines meander across the laminate sheet in a slightly undulating fashion. 
Marbles on black Formica laminate with PX Plex texture 

Plex (-PX)

  • Price Level: Premium
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical
  • Description: The small-scale, versatile surface texture has a textile feel, crisp touch and low-gloss sheen. 
Marbles on black Formica laminate with PG Pure Grain texture 

Pure Grain (-PG)

  • Price Level:  Premium
  • Application:  Horizontal & vertical
  • Description:  Highly usable woodgrain texture that adds dimension and depth to solid colours
Marbles on black Formica laminate with NG Natural Grain texture 

Natural Grain (-NG)

  • Price Level: Premium 
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical
  • Description: An even-textured woodgrain structure featuring a low-luster, medium-pore design.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with WR Woodbrush texture 

Woodbrush™ (-WR)

  • Price Level: Premium
  • Application: Vertical & horizontal
  • Description: Linear or rift cut grain with subtle ticking is a perfect complement to solid colours.

Textures for Patterned Laminates

While the patterned laminates can speak for themselves, these simple textures can transform the surface. Playing with the trendy gloss or chic plex will compliment any design. While the simplistic textures do not compete with the pattern, they are durable and easy to clean.

Marbles on black Formica laminate with Matte texture 

Matte (-58)

  • Price Level: Standard
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical 
  • Description: Imparts a warm, pleasing effect that enhances the beauty of colour and produces a great clarity and depth.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with Gloss texture 

Gloss (-90)

  • Price Level: Select 
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical 
  • Description: Ideal for applications that require maximum smoothness and reflectance.

Marbles on black Formica laminate with PX Plex texture 

Plex (-PX)

  • Price Level: Premium 
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical 
  • Description: The small-scale, versatile surface texture has a textile feel, crisp touch and low-gloss sheen.

Textures for Woodgrain Patterns

Woodgrain patterns are realistically enhanced by the textures below. The blend of the textures and pattern create a natural complement to warm up any space.

Marbles on black Formica laminate with Artisan texture 

Artisan™ (-43)

  • Price Level: Standard
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical
  • Description: Reminiscent of the hand-rubbed, oiled texture used by craftsmen to produce fine wood surfaces.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with NT Naturelle texture 

Naturelle™ (-NT)

  • Price Level: Standard
  • Application: Vertical & light duty horizontal
  • Description: Subtle straight grain ticking creates a realistic natural wood look and low-sheen texture.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with NG Natural Grain texture 

Natural Grain (-NG)

  • Price Level: Premium 
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical
  • Description: An even-textured woodgrain structure featuring a low-luster, medium-pore design.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with WR Woodbrush texture 

Woodbrush™ (-WR)

  • Price Level: Premium
  • Application: Vertical & horizontal
  • Description: Linear or rift cut grain with subtle ticking is a perfect complement to modern straight-grain woods.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with PG Pure Grain texture 

Pure Grain (-PG)

  • Price Level:  Premium
  • Application:  Horizontal & vertical
  • Description:  Highly usable woodgrain texture that adds dimension and depth to wood patterns
 

Textures for Stone Patterns

The variety provided through these textures is similar to many looks that can be achieved with real granite and stone. Pair these textures with IdealEdge® by Formica Corporation for unmatched realism.

Marbles on black Formica laminate with Scovato texture 

Scovato™ (-34)

  • Price Level: Premium
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical 
  • Description: A light texture that is smooth to the touch with a low-gloss visual.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with RD Radiance texture 

Radiance® (-RD)

  • Price Level: Premium 
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical 
  • Description: Shimmering, brilliant smooth gloss is penetrated with texture. Complemented by 3D holographic facets that refract and reflect light in natural-veined patterns highlighting stone and granite looks.
Marbles on black Formica laminate with Etchings texture 

Etchings™ (-46)

  • Price Level: Premium 
  • Application: Horizontal & vertical 
  • Description: A softly polished and etched surface dappled with highlights from tiny fractures and fissures reminiscent to those found in natural granite and stone.
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