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Five Questions to Ask When Choosing Natural Stone Kitchen Countertops

by | Sep 12, 2017 | Educate

When you head to the showroom to choose your natural stone, use these five questions to ensure you choose your best option.

Why I Use Natural Stone: A Conversation with Vinny Tavares

by | Sep 5, 2017 | Inspire

Read why Vinny Tavares, owner and founder of Aria Stone Gallery, uses natural stone over engineered quartz. Is quartz a natural stone or artificial?

Matching Your Countertops With Your Personality

by | Jun 14, 2017 | Inspire

Experts agree that countertops should reflect your personality and style.

Resources for Design Professionals

by | May 30, 2017 | Educate, Resources

Architects and designers can find all they need to know on this resource page from Natural Stone Institute.

Rise of the Natural Stone Countertop Video

by | May 23, 2017 | Videos

Perspectives on why natural stone is the top choice for kitchen countertops.

Use Natural Stone in Living and Work Spaces to Increase Well-Being

by | May 11, 2017 | Inspire

How Using Natural Stone in Living and Work Spaces Increases Well-Being.

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.

Why Natural Stone Is Your Best Choice for a Poolside Surface

by | Mar 22, 2017 | Educate

Can you use stone flooring such as travertine and marble around your swimming pool? Get ideas for your pool decks using natural stone.

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.

Getting to Know Your White Stones

by | Feb 23, 2017 | Educate

Read about white stones including marble, quartzite, and pegmatite. What colors are available and how does their performance as a countertop differ?

Discovering New Forms of Art in Natural Stone

by | Feb 23, 2017 | Inspire

Natural Stone creates art that becomes the focal point of any interior living space.

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.

Playing Hide and Seek with Granite

by | Dec 19, 2016 | Inspire

The entrance of Boston Children’s Hospital created a “hide and seek” style wall made of Mesabi Black® granite.

When Natural Stone Moves (With) You

by | Oct 18, 2016 | Inspire

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

Rock On!: Why I Use Natural Stone

by | Sep 13, 2016 | Inspire

Why one interior designer chooses natural stone for many projects.

What’s Your Stone Personality?

by | Aug 16, 2016 | Inspire

Take this quiz to determine if marble is the right choice for your home.

Top 3 Reasons Why Landscape Architects Love Natural Stone

by | Jul 26, 2016 | Inspire

Find out why landscape architects prefer natural stone vs faux.

Two-Tone Solution: Mixing Natural Stone in the Kitchen

by | Jul 18, 2016 | Inspire

Using contrasting colors and two different types of stone in the same kitchen is an attractive trend that is growing in popularity.