All About The Archatrak Porcelain Paver Color Selection

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James Moylan

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Even though porcelain paver tiles have been in the home construction arena for a while now, they continue to grow in popularity. As more and more people discover the benefits of working with porcelain for exterior living spaces (everything from rooftop decks to patios to walkways), this material becomes more prevalent across residential and commercial jobs with each passing year.

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Among companies that provide this material, Archatrak is one of the leading industry names. They’ve been in the business since 2001 and were instrumental in bringing Italian-made porcelain pavers into the US construction market.


Working with Archatrak provides a range of benefits, but one particularly large differentiating factor for their customers is the wide array of color options within their line of porcelain pavers.

First Things First: What Is a Porcelain Paver?

Before diving into the specifics of what colors you can select, what exactly is a porcelain paver, and what are some of the key characteristics and benefits of this material?

A porcelain paver is just that—a paver tile made out of exterior-grade porcelain. Just as you’d be able to find concrete pavers, this is the same basic product that’s used for the same kinds of projects, but it’s made with a superior material.

Some of the key benefits of porcelain include the following:

  • Durability
  • Scratch resistance
  • Color fade resistance
  • Slip resistance
  • Stain resistance
  • Impermeability

-This means no water can get into the material and cause freezing, cracking, or mold or mildew build-up.

  • Fireproof qualities
  • Porcelain pavers from Archatrak are also compatible with their pedestal installation system, meaning install is typically easier, quicker, and cheaper than a comparable job with a different style of paver.


Archatrak Porcelain Paver Color Selection

While some mom-and-pop establishments technically offer porcelain paver tiles, they are almost always ordering on demand. Archatrak, however, imports and warehouses stock every month, so customers have immediate access to a range of colors and styles. This comes to approximately fifty options immediately on hand and more than two hundred additional colors that can be directly requested from Archatrak’s Italian suppliers. 

With such variety, Archatrak provides more than just a range of colors. They also offer tiles that mimic the visual characteristics of wood, natural stone, cement, and more.

Here are just five example colors within each of those looks:

  • Cement Lookarchatrak cement look porcelain paver

Ideal for the industrial aesthetic or to match cement in the surrounding environment.


-Cemento Smoke







  • Wood Look Archatrak wood porcelain paver

Perfect for those who want the warmth, depth, and visual appeal of wood without the maintenance or upkeep burden.


-Woodside Oak*

*One of the top sellers for Archatrak

-Woodside Maple




  • Natural Stone Lookarchatrak natural stone porcelain paver

Get all the subtle texture and natural variance of stone and none of the issues associated with that material, including fading, staining, yellowing, and scratching.

-Marble – Glacial White

-Travertine – Pearl

-Midlake – Porfido

-Pietra Barge

-Copper Canyon


The vast color selection Archatrak makes available to their customers is a huge benefit, but it’s not just the sheer number of colors available. It’s also the quality of that color and print on the actual paver. Importing everything from Italy means the homeowner simply enjoys a superior product.

If you have any questions about the color selections available through Archatrak or you’d like to discuss what would match or complement your existing design aesthetic within this line of porcelain pavers, don’t hesitate to reach out today!

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