design

Saving a Piece of History with Natural Stone

by | Jun 21, 2017 | Working With Stone

Stone can easily be reused, repurposed, and recycled into new applications.

Matching Your Countertops With Your Personality

by | Jun 14, 2017 | Living With Stone

Want some quick expert advice? A Professional’s insight on design.

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

by | May 11, 2017 | Inspired by Stone

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

Slate: From the Ocean Floor to Your Floor

by | Apr 26, 2017 | Working With Stone

Learn all about slate from the ocean floor to your floor.

7 Ways to Use Natural Stone to Increase Your Home’s Value

by | Apr 25, 2017 | Living With Stone

Read how upgrades featuring natural stone can increase real estate value.

Targeting Architects-in-Training to Foster a Love of Natural Stone

by | Apr 14, 2017 | Working With Stone

How 2 stone companies foster a love for natural stone among local students.

What You Should Know About Natural Thin Stone Veneer

by | Apr 5, 2017 | Working With Stone

Explore colors and patterns of thin stone veneer and applications options.

Why Natural Stone Is Your Best Choice for a Poolside Surface

by | Mar 22, 2017 | Living With Stone

Can you use stone flooring such as travertine and marble around your pool?

Kitchen Countertop Comparison Chart

by | Mar 17, 2017 | Countertop Comparisons, Living With Stone

Compare countertop materials. Consider price, durability, and maintenance.

How Natural Stone Helps Create Balance in Spas

by | Mar 2, 2017 | Inspired by Stone

A case study on Chicago’s River North featuring a natural stone focal point.

Getting to Know Your White Stones

by | Feb 23, 2017 | Working With Stone

Getting to know your white stones including marble, quartzite, and pegmatite.

Discovering New Forms of Art in Natural Stone

by | Feb 23, 2017 | Inspired by Stone

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 | Inspired by Stone

How designers are using natural stone to make bold design statements.

Natural Stone and 2017 Color Trends

by | Feb 9, 2017 | Inspired by Stone

Designers use natural stone to compliment interesting color trends.

Playing Hide and Seek with Granite

by | Dec 19, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

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

Fireplace Facelift: Remodel Your Fireplace in Natural Stone

by | Dec 13, 2016 | Living With Stone

Add beauty to your fireplace while creating a return on investment for your home.

How Natural Stone Helped Bring a Wedding to Life during a Hurricane

by | Nov 23, 2016 | Working With Stone

One couple’s struggle to find a last minute wedding venue during hurricane.

Research for Healing at the National Cancer Institute

by | Nov 2, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

A case study featuring stone cladding in a hospital building.

When Natural Stone Moves (With) You

by | Oct 18, 2016 | Living With Stone

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

How Does Your Stone Garden Grow?

by | Oct 17, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

How to use natural stone in your garden landscape.

A Blueprint for the Future

by | Oct 10, 2016 | Working With Stone

A case study showing how cultured stone has performed in one community.

The Healing Elements of Natural Stone

by | Sep 26, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

Why one landscape designer uses natural stone in hospital healing gardens.

Rock On!: Why I Use Natural Stone

by | Sep 13, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

Why one interior designer chooses natural stone for many projects.

Creative Reclamation: Quarry Park and Nature Preserve

by | Aug 31, 2016 | Working With Stone

What happens to old quarries after they are no longer operational?

What’s Your Stone Personality?

by | Aug 16, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

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

Natural Thin Stone Veneer: An Introduction

by | Aug 10, 2016 | Working With Stone

An introduction to using natural stone thin veneer for your project.

New York Bluestone Shapes Mountain Estate

by | Jul 26, 2016 | Living With Stone

When a trained architect was looking for a beautiful landscape on the West Coast to build a vacation home for his family, he looked no further than the Santa Lucia Preserve.

Top 3 Reasons Why Landscape Architects Love Natural Stone

by | Jul 26, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

Find out why landscape architects prefer natural stone vs faux.

Two-Tone Solution: Mixing Natural Stone in the Kitchen

by | Jul 18, 2016 | Living With Stone

Using contrasting colors and two different types of stone in the same kitchen may seem unconventional, but it’s actually an attractive trend that is growing in popularity.

Forging a Path Using Natural Stone

by | Jul 18, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

A natural stone pathway forms an eloquent bridge between a home and its surroundings.

Technology Makes Natural Stone More Attractive and Affordable

by | Jun 28, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

How technological advancements helps homeowners with landscape projects.

Going Green with Granite

by | Jun 13, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

Greens go with just about everything: with black, stainless steel, and maple or cherry cabinets.

Kid and Pet Friendly Natural Stone Flooring

by | May 16, 2016 | Living With Stone

Why natural stone tile is a good option for residential flooring.

Top Five Reasons Why Natural Stone is a Sustainable Choice for Your Home

by | May 11, 2016 | Living With Stone

In today’s marketplace, with many materials and design options fighting for your attention, natural stone stands out as the perfect choice for meeting all of your needs while also enhancing the sustainability of your home.

The Creek Came First

by | Mar 28, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

Using local stone to re-creating historic City Creek in Salt Lake City, UT.

Native Dolomite Builds Sustainable Park Design

by | Mar 28, 2016 | Working With Stone

Native stone influenced the design of George “Doc” Cavalliere Park in Arizona.

An Innovative Approach to Sourcing Stone

by | Mar 28, 2016 | Working With Stone

The restoration and expansion of a distinguishing campus landmark in Dedham, MA

The Pull of Tiny Homes Made of Stone

by | Mar 22, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

How natural stone has become a popular building material for tiny homes.

Meet Macaubas: Harder Than Marble but Just as Gorgeous

by | Mar 22, 2016 | Living With Stone

A case study featuring Macaubas Quartzite in a residential kitchen.

Four Myths About Natural Stone (And Why They’re Not True)

by | Mar 22, 2016 | Living With Stone

Get expert explanations for common myths about natural stone.

Romancing the Stone: In Search of the Perfect Kitchen Countertop

by | Mar 22, 2016 | Living With Stone

I was standing in the middle of a granite warehouse amid 42,000 square feet of stone slabs. My kitchen designer sent me here with just one piece of advice: see what speaks to you.

I was overwhelmed. Until I saw one particular slab. Then I was smitten.

A Monumental Stone Tribute

by | Mar 21, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

Roosevelt Island features thousands of tons of Mount Airy granite from North Carolina Granite Corp.

A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

by | Mar 8, 2016 | Living With Stone

Commonly used for kitchen countertops, stone is also a great choice for fireplaces, bathroom vanities, cladding, flooring, outdoor kitchens, and fire pits. Choosing the stone best suited to your project means you will enjoy your stone for many years.