Blog: From the Bedrock

Why Architects Love Using Polycor’s Sustainable Natural Stone

The Impact of Choosing Natural Stones as a Building Material on Sustainability and the Environment

Our Top 5 Anti-Trends for 2023

Natural stone creates modern luxury and Minimalism at this oceanfront Hamptons home

How 5 Design Influencers Style Their Natural Stone For The Holidays

Grey Soapstone Countertops keep this LA kitchen light and bright

Creating Flat Mountain Farm, a Micro-Resort with Maximum Luxury

​​Facades Systems: Characteristics and Performance of Cast Stone Vs Natural Stone

A Sustainable Modern Homestead Takes Shape With Alberene Soapstone

Black Countertop Kitchen Grounds A Classic Seaside Maine Home

HGTV Luxury Home Rocks the Block with Timeless GEORGIA Marble SURFACES

Marble Vs Quartz - Umbra CoFounder Shares His Love Of Natural Stone for Interior Designs

What This Real Estate Agent Learned About Soapstone Counters

Join Us For a Virtual Quarry Tour with the Natural Stone Institute

It's All Here: Leverage Polycor's Made in America Supply Chain

Mt. Airy White Granite Joins the Polycor Portfolio of World Class Natural Stones

New York City’s Hottest Architecture Uses Modern Stone Wall Cladding

Texas Designer Claire Brody Tells The Story of Design (and Stone) in This Spanish Revival Home Renovation

Designer Ma Allen's Labor of Love Is a Modern Family Home Rich in Maximalist Style and Classic Stone

From the Chemistry Lab to the Kitchen: Soapstone Offers Much More Than a Passing Grade

Historic Georgia Marble Buildings Inspire a 1920s Atlanta Home Renovation

Georgia Marble Marvels a New Generation

Veteran and  Photojournalist Pours Her Heart and American Stone Into Her Forever Home

A Return To Form: The Renaissance Of Structural Stone

Striking A Balance Between Old And New With American Black Granite

Building Strong Communities, One Stone at a Time

Not Quite By The Book: HASTINGS Architecture Revives Abandoned Library for New HQ

The Stone on This Building Was Not Quarried by Children or Slave Labor

Keeping It Local: Georgia Marble Takes Centerstage in Atlanta Designer’s Home Renovation

Once Abandoned, Grand Old Buildings Are Now At the Forefront of Modern Architecture

Celebrate Indiana Limestone Month With A Walking Tour of Chicago

An Inspired Reverence For Stones Old And New: Renovating Place d’Armes

French Limestone & Sustainability Set the Stage for Louis Vuitton Foundation

Finding the Balance Between Historic and Modern at Bistro L’Orygine

Natural Stone Cladding: Anchored In The Past, But Ready For The Future

A Charming Historic Home Restored With Classic American Marble

The White Granite That's Replacing Carrara Marble is Quarried in Vermont

Why Do Leading Firms Use American Marble? An Interview with MdeAS’ Architect Partner Dan Shannon

Take a Walking Tour of the Windy City’s Architectural Wonders

Two landmark buildings in the Canadian Capital enjoy new lives

Stay Here: 3 Iconic Canadian Hotels Rock Solid in Indiana Limestone

The Hottest Homes in Atlanta Feature Cool American Marble

A World Class Couple Takes on Europe for a World Class Stone Company

An Indiana Limestone Restoration Revives A Gold Rush Building in Vancouver

Take a Walking Tour of Washington DC, Where History is Carved in Stone

Philly Chef Prefers Patina over Polish for His Soapstone Kitchen

Boston’s New Tower Soars with a Distinctly American Stone and a Heritage Feel

Grab Your Passport For A Tour of France

The Secret To A Glamorous Backyard? Just Add American Marble

8 Reasons Why Natural Stone is Sustainable

Adding Modern to a Mid-Century Kitchen Means Ditch the Kitsch and Bring in the Retro Glam

An Architect Evolves His Home with Ancient Stone and Modern Mounting

4 Limestones to Add to Your Materials Library Today

GEORGIA MARBLE™ Keeps Tradition Alive With Modern Meets Sophisticated Southern Style

A $375.5M Design Uses Indiana Limestone to Tell Alberta's Story

A Modern Marble Kitchen With Long Linear Veins and a Thin Edge

Together, we build landmarks for humanity

Repositioned and Revitalized for the Future of Work, NYC Building Gets LEED Cert and a Gracious Marble Entrance

New York City's iconic skyline is grounded in Polycor stone

Tailored. Classic. There's Nothing Rustic About This Soapstone Kitchen

Heritage and Homecoming at the Bell Works Adaptive Reuse Project

From the Waterfall Island to the Scullery, This One Room Challenge Home is all Sunshine and Glamour

How Do You Fabricate a Neoclassical Stone Mansion? With Tools, Talent and a Whole Lot of Marble.

Fly with Us to France for A Peek At Our Newest Limestone

A Rustic Modern Retreat - Woodhouse Lodge

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

A New Modern Classic: The GEORGIA MARBLE - WHITE CHEROKEE™ Marble Kitchen Design

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

Could the Laundry Room Be the Next Living Room?

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

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

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

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

Your New Coffee Table is Straight from the Quarry

Calm and Consistent Soapstone Crowns This Soho Loft

The Schumacher Adaptive Reuse is Grounded in American Marble

Will You Be at KBIS 2018? Visit Our Booth

Move Over Marble. Your Cousin Wants a Seat at the Kitchen Island (and dibs on the guest bath too)

Natural Stone is Our Favorite Too

5 Focal Point Worthy Fireplaces In Marble, Granite and Soapstone

Marble Mood Board Styling + Holiday Giveaway

Sleek, Sexy and Sophisticated: Introducing The Black Box Kitchen

How American Stone Keeps Tradition Alive in the Heart of Washington D.C.

Goodbye Polish, Hello Texture. California Designer Makes Her Marble Antiqued

The Day White Georgia Marble Turned Black [PHOTOS]

Georgia Architect Creates a Stunner Family Kitchen With Local Marble

A Love Affair With Saint Henry Black Granite Kitchen Countertops

DIY Soapstone Countertops: How To Fabricate and Install Them Safely (and Easily)

Soft on Color, Hard on Density, Meet SAINT CLAIR™ Marble

The Ultimate Kitchen and Bath Upgrade, Custom Fabricated Natural Stone Sinks

Dark Kitchen, Light Kitchen? Make it Two Tone With Marble and Soapstone Countertops

4 Easy Steps to Enhance Soapstone with Wax

How To Create a Monolithic Marble Island

Architects Are Swapping Out Italian Marble for American Granite

Why Luxury Brands Choose American Marble

The Benefits of 1cm Ultra-Thin Slabs and How They're Fabricated and Installed

Why Thin Stone Countertops Are More Than A Look

Our Top 2016 Kitchen Designs in Soapstone, Marble and Granite

10 Ways 1 cm Thin Stone Makes A Fabricator’s Job Easier

The Skinny on Thin Surfaces of Stone, Quartz, Porcelain [INFOGRAPHIC]

1 cm Thin Stone: A Fabricator’s Top FAQs Answered

Kirsten Grove Unveils Her Waxed Soapstone Kitchen Reno (and it is dreamy)

The Fashion Kitchen: Scavolini and Diesel Meld Rustic and Luxury

Inside Look: Winning Designers Visit Georgia Marble Quarry

We're Merging to Lead The World to Fall in Love with Natural Stone Again

Historic American Soapstone Makes A Comeback In Brooklyn

9 Rock Solid Farmhouse Sink Designs With Soapstone, Granite and More

Misunderstood Marble, Overqualified Quartz: How Clients Get Misinformed on Material Selection [Infographic]

How Durable Are Soapstone Counters? Enough For This Busy Nashville Restaurant

Wallace Creek Marble Makes Moody, Masculine Spaces

Quartz vs Granite vs Marble: Are Look and Performance Mutually Exclusive?

From Modern Rustic to Mid-century, Marble and Granite, Designs That Mix It Up from The Kitchen to The Backyard

When is Italian Marble Not Actually Italian?

Natural Stone Connects The Classics with Modern Use in Redesign, Restoration and Redevelopment

Georgia On My Mind: Designer Celebrates Southern Tradition with US Marble

DIY Soapstone Counters? Yes, They Did. See The Kitchen.

Polycor Honors Four Women For Outstanding Achievements in The Stone Industry

You Want A Rustic Kitchen For TV and Home? Yes, Chef.

Meet Mega Crystal: Likes Shiny, Plays Well With Wood [PHOTOS]

Slip Into Something More Comfortable With a Soapstone Bathroom

Does Soapstone Turn Green?

This Scavolini Dealer’s Home Kitchen Will Have You Craving Matte Black

Knock, Knock. Matte Black Wants to Come In. [PHOTOS]

Want an Inside Look at a Quarry? Here's Your Chance

Try and Keep Your Hands Off This Countertop

Cambrian Black: LBD of Granites

The Original Green Building Material, Just How Sustainable Is Natural Stone?

This Might Just Be Your Favorite Design Tool

Annie Roy Wants You To Get Emotional About Stone

Polycor’s Hugo Vega on Landscape Design, Restoration and Drone Technology

How Vetrazzo Turns Shards of Glass Into Your Kitchen’s Best Jewelry

A Stone Desk Thinner Than An iPad?

Virginia Distillery Features Polycor Soapstone, Even Its Cocktails

A Kentucky Rye Cocktail, On The Rocks (Literally)

A Virginia Cocktail Chilled With Virginia Stone

Marble and Glass Marry Tradition and Modernity Through Expansion, Renovation and Restoration

Marble and Granite, Better For Traditional or Modern Design? Yes.

What’s The Most Precious Stone To a Designer?

Delicate and Durable: Baccarat Crystal Uses Stone For Flagship Store

Marble and Granite Designs Break Out Of The Countertop

How to Talk To Your Fabricator About Granite and Marble Designs

When Quarries Close, Marble Restoration Requires Historic Sources

Can You Get Samples of Marble or Granite? Answers for Designers

6 Outdoor Designs That Wow With Marble

The History of North American Soapstone From The Heart of the Virginia Hills

17 Tips for Selecting Natural Stone Countertops

Neutral Color and Natural Material Design Trend: How to Blend Natural Shades with Natural Stone

How to select natural stone slabs for your design project

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