Inspired by Stone
Color of the Year reveals are always a fun way to welcome the new year and new possibilities to imbue color and inspiration to our homes. We believe 2019 will be a renaissance of the 1970s—with a twist.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Read why Vinny Tavares, owner and founder of Aria Stone Gallery, uses natural stone over engineered quartz. Is quartz a natural stone or artificial?
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.
An architect’s love of the history and artistry of homemade stone walls.
Inspire to visit Iceland or consider ways to use your own native stone.