Kitchens are one of the most popular rooms of the home to renovate and an opportunity to really let a family’s personality shine through their choices of cabinetry, floors, and paint, among other things.
Natural stone is an easy choice for designers, its beauty and durability are limitless when it comes to personalizing and designing your home.
Using natural stone for a kitchen backsplash is not only functional, it adds an element of elegance and architectural detail. Read about backsplash trends for your kitchen design.
Sandstone heritage lives on through the work of master stone carver Keith Phillips who uses traditional hand tools to carve stone at a modest workshop known as The Shed, he is passing on his skills to a new generation of Tenino stone carvers.
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.
When a natural stone installation project is complete, fabricators stockpile remnants that are too small for a full kitchen countertop. These scraps present an opportunity for creative applications throughout your home.
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.
Natural stone accents are effortlessly dramatic and always gorgeous. Here are 5 of our favorite ways to use natural stone veneer accents that you can draw from to add the elemental elegance of stone to your home.
After an exhaustive 4-year renovation of The Peninsula Paris, the century-old building took a giant leap back to reclaim its rightful place among the city’s most impressive architectural structures.
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.
You’re facing the same conundrum that so many marble-loving home owners have wrestled with: you love real marble, but is it really worth the care and maintenance? Read this before you choose artificial or fake marble for your home.
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.
Read how one family built a healthier home with building materials that promote good indoor air quality.
Millennials see natural stone as a functional piece of art. They are very knowledgeable about what they want.
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.
During this panel discussion featuring a variety of talented stone industry professionals, questions were specifically targeted to each professional’s forte. Topics included: stone trends, marble vs quartz and other artificial stones.
In Barre, Vermont, residents take the town’s unofficial designation as Granite Center of the World to heart. Learn about Hope Cemetery’s monuments and memorials.
Soapstone comes in a wide range of color combinations—browns, greens, greys, yellows, black speckles. Each type of soapstone has specific qualities, and each individual piece of stone has its own character.
Some businesses, like Minnesota-based Coldspring, have an entire sustainability mindset and are working to be environmentally-responsible stone producers.