In New York’s Flatiron district there is an apartment where marble floats, wood anchors and light hovers.
Topics: Thin Stone, American marble, Islands, Georgia marble, Pearl Grey Marble, Marble vs Quartz, Waterfall islands, Thin countertops, Marble furniture
2016 was a beautiful year for natural stone.
Soapstone had a breakout performance in modern interiors. Marble pushed past a high brow rep to casual, accessible elegance. And the ever chic CAMBRIAN BLACK® Granite made it clear that black is back in the kitchen.
Topics: Soapstone, Cambrian Black, St. Henry, Waxed soapstone, American marble, Pearl Grey Marble, Rustic modern, Marble vs Quartz
Designers are taking fireplace surrounds to cathedral heights. Clients are asking for seamless shower walls with natural stone veining. And architects want flooring that is thin, durable and rich looking. All that requires fabricators and installers to make tricky (sometimes vertical) installations
Topics: Thin Stone, Marble and granite, American marble, Pearl Grey Marble, Fireplaces, Marble vs Quartz, Tile, Stone vs Porcelain
Misunderstood Marble, Overqualified Quartz: How Clients Get Misinformed on Material Selection [Infographic]
It’s time to spec the counters and flooring.
You’ve got a library of materials in every color, texture and variety and the client says, “Oh, no marble. I hear marble stains.” Or “Soapstone? Doesn’t that scratch?”
You sigh and get out the quartz samples.
Topics: Material Selection, Marble and granite, American marble, Georgia marble, Pearl Grey Marble, Marble vs Quartz