Natural Stone 101

Kitchens for Living

Natural stone is sexy. If you want a countertop that makes a unique statement with lots of movement and natural variations I recommend natural stone. Granite is a natural stone that blends perfectly with so many styles. There you have it, natural stone 101.

Italian Inspirations: Italian Stone Tile Designs

As The Tile Turns

Few modern flooring materials quite capture the classic appeal of Italian stone tile, which grants any room an instant burst of glamour. Stunning and versatile, Italian stone is an increasingly popular option in today's homes and businesses. Natural Stone luxury tiles

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A Recap: 2018 Coverings Tile & Stone Show

Architectural Ceramics

Every year, Architectural Ceramics travels to the Coverings Tile & Stone Show to discover new products, meet new industry allies, and strengthen our vendor & customer relationships. // by Betty Sullivan //.

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Stone Care & Tips For Keeping Your Countertops Clean

As The Tile Turns

Thanks to their timeless beauty and uniqueness, natural stone countertops are a gorgeous addition to any home. Available in various colors and patterns, natural stone countertops are a perfect fit for many interior designs, whether you're renovating your home or building a new one.

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Insider’s Guide to Stone Tile

As The Tile Turns

When it comes to home finishes, stone tile has a unique way of creating a custom look of understated elegance that is effortlessly natural. Distinct characteristics, especially of natural stone tile , ensure that your home will be truly one of a kind. Insider Natural Stone

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Tile Style: stone and wood inspiration

Tile of Spain USA

Blog Argenta Cerámica Azuliber CERACASA Halcon Mayolica Metropol peronda STN Ceramica stone Tile Style Venus Vives woodNowadays, creating spaces with environmentally friendly materials allows us to adopt an active role in our commitment to the health of our environment.

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KB Culture

Cut by water jet, the stone tiles are suitable for floor and wall surfaces; a slight texture gives them a degree of slip resistance. stone tile As with a mandala, contemplating the rippled pattern of the Scribe mosaic can lull away the stresses of the day. Well, it works for me!]

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Hot Product ~ Stone Box Mini

As The Tile Turns

Stone Box Mini faithfully reproduces the grain of natural stone proposed in three color ways. Based on a selection of 36 different types of stones from three quarries blended together by color for superb harmony that gives sustained rhythm to the varying patterns.

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Natural Stone Institute Seeks Xiamen Stone Delegation

Stone Update

Volunteer group will visit China stone fair, natural-stone factories. Featured Association Beat News

Aquarius Stone Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

The Aquarius range features natural stone effect wall and floor tiles as well as a modern decor tile in Dark or Moon grey. Bathroom Tiles Kitchen Tiles

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Porcelain Paving Vs. Natural Stone

The London Tile Co.

It goes without saying that all paving materials will have pros and cons, but with porcelain fast becoming the material of choice for patios we wanted to see how it compares to another popular material: natural stone. The most common types of natural stone used for paving are sandstone, granite, slate and limestone – all of which have a beautiful natural look. Most natural stone paving has a rustic finish that can look out of place when used in modern homes and gardens.

How To Care For Marble Or Natural Stone From?

How to Floor Tile

link] I personally do not advocate using Marble, Travertine and other natural stone in showers or wet areas because it is too soft and hard to maintain. I built this shower recently and all the tile looks like marble but it really is Porcelain and manufacturers copy natural stone for a reason.

Recessed Shelves in Stone Bath

The Tile Shop

Clever placement of recessed shelves in this stone bath

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U.S. Tariffs: And Now, Chinese Stone

Stone Update

Trump administration announces new set of possible duties that include a variety of hard surfaces, including natural stone, engineered stone and ceramics.

The Details :: Bookmatched Stone

The Ace of Space

Rewind to last week and I have a former client on the phone who is begging me to go to the stone yard with her. The post The Details :: Bookmatched Stone appeared first on The Ace Of Space Blog.

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Modern Stone is a contemporary classic

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

The earthy shades of Modern Stone are beautifully designed with a contemporary edge that make this series a great choice for modern installations that require a natural but sophisticated look. tile floor florim modern stone porcelain slate

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Stone Fireplace

The Perfect Bath

Rarely do I see a fireplace using directional stone and one that is so bold. Rather than just face the firebox with a ubiquitous stone, this installation shows how slabs have been layered for a simple but architectural installation.

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Top Three Trends from Cerasie 2017: The International Tile + Stone Show

As The Tile Turns

At the end of September 2017, designers from around the world convene in Bologna, Italy to share the hottest tile and stone trends of the season. Some of the most exciting looks are expected to include tribal prints, large format tiles and natural stone.

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Stone Tub

The Tile Shop

I was just looking through the new Midwest Home magazine and found our stone tub installed in a bathroom!! I remember Shari from our Plymouth store selling one a couple of years ago.this must be it. It looks amazing! The home was designed by Murphy and Co.

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Stunning Stone House in Rural Portugal

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This charming stone house located in rural Portugal was in need of an upgrade. ” The developing team widened the original façade with granite stone collected from a broken-down neighboring building. Architecture contemporary extension Stone House

Stone Clone

KB Culture

Unlike most quarried stones with their slabbish heaviness, alabaster has a sense of mystery about it. stone tile Its liquid-like veining, its translucent depth, its alternating smokiness and luminescence—all these qualities combine to make it one of my favorite materials.

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Cool, Contemporary Stone Fireplace.

The Tile Shop

This is a cool, contemporary, stone fireplace

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Stone Curbs

The Tile Shop

Our new stone curbs are great for shower curbs but can also be used as an end or cap piece going up the side of a shower wall. See this great example- I love the clean look: home design by architect Coburn Architecture and Interiors

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The 20 Most Visually Enticing Stone Facades Ever Presented on Freshome

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Charming and mysterious at the same time, stone facades continue to be a widespread exterior design choice at a time when new construction materials are being developed at a fast pace. We love walking through cities and stumbling on a stone house that strikes us with its romantic appearance.

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Hearts of Stone

KB Culture

stone tile Despite our wishful thinking, love isn''t always a starry-eyed, happily-ever-after affair. On this Valentine''s Day, let''s remember to appreciate the emotional work that goes into building a lasting relationship.

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#FlexBoneFriday: Natural Stone & Tile Gallery

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Tile installer Rob Fauvergue used a complete ARDEX Tile and Stone Installation Systems solution for renovating the showroom floor of Natural Stone & Tile Gallery in Indiana!

Stone Shower

KB Culture

The rock-filled wire cages called gabion—typically used as retaining walls—have been the darlings of landscape architects and interior designers for several seasons, owing to their eco-friendly image and compelling materiality.

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Traditional French Cottage A Stone’s Throw Away from Paris

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This traditional cottage is located on a large green plot of land in the idyllic suburb of Haut-de-Seine, a stone’s throw away from Paris. This architectural project included the redevelopment and modernization of a traditional stone house.

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NEW Tile & Stone Warranty!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

NEW Tile & Stone SystemOne™ Warranty. ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX Tile & Stone Installation Systems is now offering a 25-Year SystemOne™ tier Warranty on select high performance products! Click here to learn more about the entire warranty program

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Stone: Perfect for Every Room

The Perfect Bath

I simply love stone. From counters in the kitchen to fireplaces in the living room, stone is the perfect material for nearly every room of the house. The surface of all stone is imperfect and porous.

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Artisan Stone and Tile Fireplace

The Tile Shop

She worked with Artisan Stone and Tile to create this fireplace using the Belgrade stone facing: BEFORE: AFTER: Looks great, thanks Lindsay These photos come from Lindsay Miller at our Des Moines, Iowa location.

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Coverings 2014 – Tile & Stone Show Preview

JG Kitchens

Next week, I’ll be attending Coverings, North America’s top tile and stone trade show, for the first time in almost a decade. I was fortunate enough to be able to attend Cevisama in 2012 and Cersaie last fall, Spain’s and Italy’s respective tile shows.

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Natural Stone Academy, Architectural Record Partner

Stone Update

Magazine in year-long collaboration with education arm of Natural Stone Institute. Featured Association Beat News

Materials: Stone in the Foyer

The Perfect Bath

For years I have been extolling the beauty of stone for the bath. Clearly, I love stone. Stone floors are a powerful presence and say something important. Stone in the foyer can separate that space from the rest of the house.

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From tile to masonry transition stone work and how to build a masonry pond

Tile Excellence

From tile to masonry transition stone work and how to build a masonry pond If you've been following tile excellence blog for some years now, maybe you've felt comfortable and tried your hand at doing some tile work.

#FlexBoneFriday Feature: JSG Tile & Stone

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

JSG Tile & Stone recently completed the entryway of a home in Duxbury, MA using ARDEX UI 740™ FLEXBONE® Uncoupling Membrane. ” Thanks for the review, JSG Tile & Stone! JSG Tile & Stone.

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Stone Scholarships for Emerging Professionals

Stone Update

Two awards available for 2019 industry events from Natural Stone Institute. Featured Association Beat News

Natural Stone at Home on Cable Broadcast

Stone Update

Natural Stone Institute’s promo campaign includes work with TLC network show. Featured Association Beat News

Bring Natural Stone Tile Flooring into Your Bedroom

Conestoga Tile Blog

Natural stone tile bedroom flooring is as durable as it is beautiful. Ideally suited for both traditional and modern design schemes, stone tile is an investment that will return considerable dividends as the years pass by.

How to Keep Natural Stone Countertops Beautiful

CUSTOM Insights Blog

The versatility and beauty of marble, limestone, travertine, granite and other natural stone countertops make them extremely popular in kitchens around the country.

Sophistication Defining Recently Renovated Stone House in Switzerland

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This renovated stone house in a historic village in Switzerland is not only a dream come true for its owners, but an example for modernizing historic homes. Massive, bold and minimalist, this modern stone house is a dream revived from the past.

2014 Imports: A Great Year for Stone

Stone Update

Brazil sets all-time record in granite volume; nearly all stone sectors show dynamic growth in shipments. Featured Analysis (Mid-Year/Annual) Stone Imports

Contemporary House in England Combines Stone and Glass

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The building stands out with its subtle palette of colors, resulting from a combination of stone, glass and aluminum. Photos by Double Exposure ] The post Contemporary House in England Combines Stone and Glass appeared first on

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