Blog: From the Bedrock

A Rustic Modern Retreat - Woodhouse Lodge

Posted by Steven Schrenk

Meet Megan Pflug. Designer. Decorator. Fine artist. DIY innovator, and now, owner of New York's hip new Catskills getaway, the Woodhouse Lodge.

Topics: Waxed soapstone, How to cut soapstone, Alberene Soapstone

American Marble Gives A New Face To The Surroundings Of An American Landmark In St. Louis

Posted by Steven Schrenk

 

 

Once a series of tired, disparate spaces bifurcated by highway traffic, St. Louis’ Gateway Arch National Park recently saw a major overhaul to become a glorious (and contiguous) public space connecting historic monuments with modern architectural elements. 

A New Modern Classic: The White Cherokee Marble Kitchen Design

Posted by Steven Schrenk

When Austin-based real estate agent Creede Fitch set out to design his kitchen he had two things in mind: style and function. He knew what he didn’t want (the omnipresent Carrara marble) but hadn’t yet figured out what material would properly fit the light, modern and streamlined look he was

Topics: Thin Stone, American marble, White Cherokee Marble

American Black Granite Proves Unique and Versatile For Large Scale Architectural Projects

Posted by Steven Schrenk

 

In Pennsylvania a little known quarry is turning out a black granite with dramatic veining, and it’s showing up in both living rooms and city parks.

Topics: Black, American black granite, Exterior applications

Could the Laundry Room Be the Next Living Room?

Posted by Steven Schrenk

 

Laundry day might just be Sarah Gibson’s favorite time of the week.

Topics: Soapstone, Waxed soapstone

Stone Cladding in Half the Time (With the Thinnest Stone)

Posted by Steven Schrenk

Back in 2014 Hugo Vega, vice president of sales North America at Polycor, noticed that the architects he was calling on were lacking a thin stone veneer that was light enough and strong enough for cladding large scale architectural projects. After some R&D within the company, Polycor went on to

Topics: Material Selection, Thin Stone, Fabrication, Exterior applications

From Backsplash to Hearth, This Modern Beach House is Wrapped in Luxe Thin Marble Slabs

Posted by Steven Schrenk

It wasn’t a trip to the park or the prospect of a new toy that excited Brooke Wagner as a little girl.

Topics: Thin Stone, American marble, Fireplaces, Thin countertops, White Cherokee Marble, White Georgia Marble

How Do You Care For Marble? Just a Little Soap and Water

Posted by Steven Schrenk

Melinda McCoy is what you call the everyday home decorator.

Topics: Marble, Kitchen, American marble, White Cherokee Marble, Countertops, honed finish

Ritz-Carlton Wraps Its Lobby in the Thinnest Marble Slabs on the Market

Posted by Steven Schrenk

If you’ve happened to step inside The Ritz-Carlton Chicago in the past few months, you may have noticed its interior is completely transformed.

Topics: Thin Stone, American marble, Pearl Grey Marble, White Cherokee Marble

Your New Coffee Table is Straight from the Quarry

Posted by Steven Schrenk

For too long our favorite natural material has been confined to kitchens, baths and facades. No more. With the help of some talented designers and craftsmen we're breaking natural stone out of the kitchen and bath mold and bringing it into your favorite interior living spaces. Enter The Stone

Topics: Stone boutique

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