Using Natural Stone to Amp Up the Luxury Quotient

by | Aug 8, 2018 | Inspire

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 in your interior design.

How to Use Natural Stone to Achieve a Luxury Look On a Budget

by | Jun 21, 2018 | Educate, Inspire

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 with these inexpensive interior design ideas.

Elks National Memorial: A Spectacular Showcase of Marble from Around the World

by | May 3, 2018 | Inspire

The stone monument 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.

Pros and Cons of Installing a Slate Roof

by | Apr 30, 2018 | Educate

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 before choosing a roofing material.

Natural Stone is Featured Prominently in Healthy Home Showcase

by | Apr 6, 2018 | Inspire

Read how one family built a healthier home with building materials that promote good indoor air quality.

Backyard Goals: Creating an Outdoor Kitchen

by | Feb 27, 2018 | Inspire

Outdoor kitchens afford homeowners extended livable space. Experts agree that advanced planning helps families make the most of their investment. Get ideas for your backyard barbecue design.

How to Use Natural Stone in Sustainable Ways

by | Dec 14, 2017 | Educate, Inspire

Some businesses, like Minnesota-based Coldspring, have an entire sustainability mindset and are working to be environmentally-responsible stone producers.

These Natural Stone Houses Are Going to the Dogs

by | Oct 16, 2017 | Inspire

For many of us, our homes are our castles. Shouldn’t we want the same for our dogs?

How to Use Natural Stone to Prepare Your Home for Autumn and Winter

by | Sep 26, 2017 | Inspire

Fall beckons and with the new season comes another opportunity to refresh your home design.

Creating a Lasting Legacy with Natural Stone Memorials

by | Jul 27, 2017 | Inspire

How to design a cemetery memorial that commemorates your loved one’s legacy. Get ideas for your memorial, cemetery marker, headstone.

Matching Your Countertops With Your Personality

by | Jun 14, 2017 | Inspire

Experts agree that countertops should reflect your personality and style.

7 Ways to Use Natural Stone to Increase Your Home’s Value

by | Apr 25, 2017 | Educate

Read how upgrades featuring natural stone can increase real estate value.

How Natural Stone Helps Create Balance in Spas

by | Mar 2, 2017 | Inspire

A case study on Chicago’s River North featuring a natural stone focal point.

Natural Stone Is Going Big and Bold in Interiors

by | Feb 9, 2017 | Inspire

How designers are using natural stone to make bold design statements.

Natural Stone and 2017 Color Trends

by | Feb 9, 2017 | Inspire

Designers use natural stone to compliment interesting color trends.

How Natural Stone Helped Bring a Wedding to Life during a Hurricane

by | Nov 23, 2016 | Inspire

One couple’s struggle to find a last minute wedding venue during hurricane.

Cash Crop: Fresh Stones, Ripe for the Picking

by | Nov 14, 2016 | Inspire

A story about making use of glacial stone picked from a local farm.

When Natural Stone Moves (With) You

by | Oct 18, 2016 | Inspire

Ideas for incorporating natural stone into your RV’s interior design.

The Healing Elements of Natural Stone

by | Sep 26, 2016 | Inspire

Why one landscape designer uses natural stone in hospital healing gardens.

Top 3 Reasons Why Landscape Architects Love Natural Stone

by | Jul 26, 2016 | Inspire

Find out why landscape architects prefer natural stone vs faux.