residential

Using Natural Stone to Create a Backyard Respite

by | Feb 23, 2021

Home improvement projects have surged in the past year. Many people are realizing what the growing body of research has been showing for years: spending time outdoors can improve our health, from being able to better focus to reducing the risk of major health issues such as cardiovascular disease, stress, and high blood pressure.

The Archangel Estate: A Home Set in Stone

by | Jan 21, 2021

Inspired by the historic stone architecture surrounding the Boston area, the Archangel Estate is an elegant display of the use of natural stone at its finest. Regional stone grounds the home to its natural habitat and relates it to its surrounding environment.

A California Home Full of Natural Stone

by | Oct 7, 2020

This award winning California home features design and construction with keen attention for detail and a love for natural stone. “This project let us show what we are capable of doing, and we are so grateful to have had the opportunity to prove it.”

Eco-friendly Cleaning Practices for Natural Stone

by | Mar 9, 2020

It is important to use the right product and process for the type of stone and specific issue you are addressing. Different stones have different characteristics and will respond differently to cleaning and maintenance.

The Journey of V House: Creating a Contemporary Palladian Villa

by | Nov 20, 2019

Although 500 years have passed since the construction of the Palladian villas of Italy’s Veneto region, this architectural style is still a source of inspiration in the design world. The ‘V House’ features a contemporary Palladian style and is a stunning tribute to the use of natural stone.

How Natural Stone Is Elevating Universal Design and Aging in Place Spaces

by | Oct 11, 2019

Interior designers and architects are beginning to incorporate the concept of ‘aging in place’ into their plans and many are finding natural stone is a great way to soften the look of the space while creating accessible environments for everyone.

Creating a Spa in Your Home Using Natural Stone

by | May 6, 2019

People are looking for refuge and spaces to retreat from the chaos of daily life. Interior designers are responding by creating visually open spaces in the bath area to replicate the spaces one finds in a more traditional spa. Natural stone can help create that calm feeling.

Designing Stunning Outdoor Kitchens with Natural Stone

by | Apr 12, 2019

Homeowners get inspired by stunning outdoor kitchens they see on social media sites like Pinterest or in print magazines.

Using Natural Stone in Small and Unique Spaces

by | Mar 16, 2019

From shower curbs and shelving to adding natural stone in laundry rooms and closets, designers and homeowners are finding more ways to bring Mother Nature indoors in unique and interesting ways.

What to Expect During a Natural Stone Restoration

by | Dec 6, 2018

Restoring your stone can bring it back to the look and luster it had when it was originally installed. Part of the beauty of natural stone is that the process can be repeated without worry so you can enjoy your investment for a lifetime.

Using Natural Stone to Amp Up the Luxury Quotient

by | Aug 8, 2018

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.

5 Ways to Use Natural Stone Veneer

by | Jul 10, 2018

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.

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

by | Jun 21, 2018

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.

Pros and Cons of Installing a Slate Roof

by | Apr 30, 2018

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.

LEED the Way with Natural Stone

by | Apr 10, 2018

Learn more about green building for homes. Find out what LEED credits are achievable with natural stone.

Backyard Goals: Creating an Outdoor Kitchen

by | Feb 27, 2018

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.

“Stone Is Art”: A Panel Discussion Hosted by Aria Stone Gallery

by | Jan 31, 2018

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.

What To Expect When You’re Expecting Stone Countertops

by | Nov 10, 2017

Choosing the perfect material for your lifestyle and décor is the first step. The next phase is installation, and if you’ve never gone through the process you might not know what to expect.

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

by | Sep 26, 2017

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

As Seen On: Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford

by | Aug 7, 2017

Home owners work together to renovate their patio featuring an outdoor kitchen.