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.
Bluestone has become a popular choice across the nation for home patios, pavers, pool decks, and wall coping. Learn about natural bluestone colors and recommended applications.
For many of us, our homes are our castles. Shouldn’t we want the same for our dogs?
In a world of bytes and bites, the next generation of artisans is still studying with mallets and chisels and doing its part to carry over an ancient trade to another century.
Fall beckons and with the new season comes another opportunity to refresh your home design.
Read why Vinny Tavares, owner and founder of Aria Stone Gallery, uses natural stone over engineered quartz. Is quartz a natural stone or artificial?
Create old world style in your designs. Get ideas for your walkways and sidewalks using natural sandstone and cobblestones.
Instead of just stacking the stones any which way they fit together, this geologist/home owner decided to create her wall using the stones in order of their geological ages.
How to design a cemetery memorial that commemorates your loved one’s legacy. Get ideas for your memorial, cemetery marker, headstone.
Stone carvers today uses a combination of modern machinery and ancient craftsmanship to restore buildings and sculptures to their former magnificence.
An architect’s love of the history and artistry of homemade stone walls.