Using natural stone for a kitchen backsplash is not only functional, it adds an element of elegance and architectural detail in the space just above the kitchen sink or stove.
Barney’s New York experiments with different ways to use marble—from curved staircases to cantilevered displays for handbags and jewelry. Savvy retailers and forward-thinking designers are embracing natural stone for more than its utilitarian purposes.
Envisioned and designed by late renowned architect Zaha Hadid, residential condominium building in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood features a stunning piece of wall art carved from Grigio Brasile marble that expands 34 feet.
From installing large slabs of natural stone in a space to being mindful and using it as a unique detail, this luxury material will rarely go unnoticed.
Going top to bottom in high-end natural stone may not be within reach for some, but that doesn’t mean they can’t add high-end touches to their designs and give their rooms a touch of luxe.
The space incorporates 27 varieties of marble and has been considered “one of the finest marble installations in the United States” in a story published in Through the Ages trade magazine in 1926.
Slate roofs are elegant and unique. They can also be costly and difficult to install. Not always, though. Here are some of the pros and cons for homeowners to consider.
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Outdoor kitchens afford homeowners extended livable space. Experts agree that advanced planning helps families make the most of their investment.
Some businesses, like Minnesota-based Coldspring, have an entire sustainability mindset and are working to be environmentally-responsible stone producers.
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Read how upgrades featuring natural stone can increase real estate value.
A case study on Chicago’s River North featuring a natural stone focal point.
How designers are using natural stone to make bold design statements.
Designers use natural stone to compliment interesting color trends.
One couple’s struggle to find a last minute wedding venue during hurricane.
A story about making use of glacial stone picked from a local farm.
Ideas for incorporating natural stone into your RV’s interior design.
Why one landscape designer uses natural stone in hospital healing gardens.
Find out why landscape architects prefer natural stone vs faux.
How technological advancements help homeowners with landscape projects.
How natural stone has become a popular building material for tiny homes.