Blog: From the Bedrock

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

Posted by Steven Schrenk

 

Holly Phillips is inspired by color. As an interior designer, and owner of The English Room in Charlotte, North Carolina, she is known for bold color, often through the use of layered accessories and contemporary art.

“Color makes me happy and I think it certainly can affect people’s moods. I

Topics: White Cherokee Marble, Waterfall islands, American marble, Saint Henry Black, American black granite, One Room Challenge

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: American black granite, Exterior applications, Black

Natural Stone is Our Favorite Too

Posted by Steven Schrenk

 

What do you do when it comes time to choose some stone surfaces for your new office? If you’re a North American quarrier, you choose all the stones.

Topics: American black granite, Pearl Grey Marble, Saint Henry Black, Cambrian Black

5 Focal Point Worthy Fireplaces In Marble, Granite and Soapstone

Posted by Steven Schrenk

For interior designers, architects and their fabricators there’s never been a better time to create a fireplace in natural stone. 

Topics: Fireplaces, Solar Grey, Alberene Soapstone, American black granite, Saint Henry Black

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

Posted by Steven Schrenk

California designer Brooke Wagner knew just what she wanted for her personal kitchen, a warm atmosphere with touchable marble surfaces with that time worn texture you might find in a 150 year old French bakery. She just didn’t know where to get it.

Topics: Antiqued finish, Brushed finish, American black granite, American marble, White Cherokee Marble

A Love Affair With Saint Henry Black Granite Kitchen Countertops

Posted by Steven Schrenk

Have you ever been so in love with a piece of furniture that you designed the whole room around it? For two French Canadian homeowners, it just happened to be their countertops.

Topics: American black granite, Granite, Countertops, Backsplashes, saint henry, honed finish

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

Posted by Steven Schrenk

Cabinetmakers aren’t the only ones who can claim their mark on the custom kitchen. Natural stone fabricators are chiseling and carving their way into custom spaces through an unlikely medium - natural stone sinks.

Topics: Alberene Soapstone, Soapstone, Waxed soapstone, Soapstone sinks, Granite sinks, American marble, Marble sinks, American black granite, White Cherokee Marble

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