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

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The Hamptons are known to be both luxurious and restorative — a peaceful beach escape with a sophisticated vibe. Amagansett, located in the town of East Hampton, offers a more down-to-earth spin on the upscale charm of The Hamptons. Think miles of white beaches, a lively arts community, and an

Topics: Home Design, American marble, Fireplaces, American natural stone, Natural Materials, American black granite, designer, Bathroom Design

Grey Soapstone Countertops keep this LA kitchen light and bright

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Award-winning lifestyle host Laurie March has home improvement in her DNA. A third-generation remodeler (her great grandparents started a roofing company), the host and creative force behind HGTV’s The House Counselor first discovered her passion for taking on a diverse range of design challenges

Topics: Soapstone, Kitchen, Soapstone sinks, Backsplashes, Alberene Soapstone, Natural Materials, Countertops, designer, Interior Design, Kitchen Design, Sustainable Design, interior

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

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Christopher and Margaret Shutze, the husband-and-wife duo of Shutze Studio who were recently featured in Southern Living Magazine, have spent their careers creating award-winning bespoke furniture and interiors for clients around the world. They also ran a side business, hosting the occasional

Topics: Home Design, Material Selection, Soapstone, Renovation, Marble, Kitchen, Islands, Rustic modern, White Cherokee Marble, Luxury brands, American natural stone, Alberene Soapstone, Countertops, designer, Interior Design, Kitchen Design, Bathroom Design, interior

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

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It’s essential for architects to know how the material chosen for a project will perform under a variety of conditions and circumstances. Architects are faced with many building material options, but for designs or applications that call for cladding stone, there are fundamentally two options:

Topics: Granite, Marble, Limestone, Marble and granite, American natural stone, Exterior applications, Sustainable Design, exterior, Indiana Limestone, French limestone, Stone Facades, Natural stone cladding

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