Stone and Trowel

Natural stone design inspiration and technical information for architectural and landscape professionals.

When Manufactured Stone Isn’t Actually Stone - What's The Difference?

Posted by Steve Schrenk

 

Natural materials have been gaining popularity in the building materials market. People are growing more interested in how their homes are constructed, and making impactful decisions about how their design choices affect the environment. 

Topics: Thin Stone, Limestone, Outdoor spaces, Outdoor living, outdoor kitchens, Thin Veneer

An All Hands on Deck Approach to Designing an Outdoor Living Space with Natural Stone

Posted by Steven Schrenk

In 2014, TV celebrity, lifestyle influencer and culinary artist Evette Rios and her husband bought a stone house in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania that was built in the late 1700s. Since then, the couple had planned to expand it— not by building an addition to the house, but by making an

Topics: Pearl Grey Marble, Fireplaces, Outdoor spaces, Outdoor living, outdoor kitchens, Indiana Limestone

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