Made up of 93% natural quartz and 7% polymer resin Quartz is one of the most durable stones on the market unlike natural stones it is non porous, impervious to cracks and scratches, and is heat resistant. Since the internal structure is man made, it does not have hidden cracks or flaws that may exist in natural stone. Its polyester resin binding agents allow some flexibility, preventing cracking under flexural pressure. The surfaces do not require sealing,  or treatments or any other form of maintenance. Quartz is made to be very low maintenance, remove dirt or liquids simply with everyday cleaners. 
Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. It has been used for centuries in just about every possible interior and exterior application and the most famous sculptures in the world. Because the Marble foundation was built from Limestone it has the same general properties and can stain, etch or scratch, but only becomes more beautiful over time and use. Most marble has veining mineral deposits throughout and is generally quarried all over the world making it one if not the most unique stones on the market. 
Porcelain is up to 30% harder than natural stone it is stain and UVA resistant and nearly 80% lighter than natural stone. Available in large format slabs 10'x5' the applications are endless, from one piece fireplaces, exterior cladding, shower walls, one piece backsplashes and now kitchen countertops which means zero maintenance required. Porcelain allows you to create a seamless design without any seams.
Granite has been around for millions of years and although many are not used in the homes anymore it has been used for many exterior applications even to this date. Granite is hard igneous stone that is formed over millions of years by volcanic activity the self transforming stone hence why we see the most variants in colour and pattern in them. Granite is highly heat, scratch and stain resistant, and is commonly used to clad commercial and institutional buildings. It's also the choice material for fireplaces, outdoor steps, and outdoor kitchens.
Solid Surface
Solid Surface is one of the most durable and versatile product on todays market the soft yet solid material makes easy to repair if needed. With colour coordinated adhesives bonds its make the joint seamless and almost invisible to the naked eye. Being able to create a integrated sink means dirt, grease or any components will not get trapped between the counters. Its non porous and hygienic this creates a smooth surface so liquids cannot penetrate. Wether a flat surface or multiple curves the applications are endless with its generous flexibility to create a timeless design.