The warm and cool tones of Lake Garde quartzite were pivotal traits for the homeowner of a lakeside residence in Commerce Township, MI — contributing to the welcoming, elegant and functional kitchen she desired
Set in the Texas hillside on the outskirts of Austin, TX, a newly constructed residence reflects its surrounding habitat with regional limestone featured extensively on the exterior design. And while the native material is also the showcase of several interior applications, the retired homeowners opted to diversify the palette by incorporating additional materials into their living space – making it unique and colorful.
While fabricators might see a light blue or a random project that uses different colors, generally what they are receiving requests for are materials with shades of white and gray for kitchen countertops.
As the conversation progressed, I could hear hope and excitement from my client’s voices,” said Dawn D. Totty of Dawn D. Totty Interior Designs, after receiving a perspective client call from the popular online home site, Houzz.
Located in Vienna, Austria, Juan Amador has opened his new restaurant, Wirthaus and Greisslerei. The restaurant features Neolith Beton Silk surfacing for the restaurant's countertops and central island in the kitchen. Neolith is made by Spain-based manufacturer, TheSize.
The kitchen is one of the most essential spaces in any household. A place where meals are made, family time is spent and memories are created. Appropriately deemed the “heart of the home,” the design of this space is crucial, especially to those who like to entertain.
Quartz surfacing continues to gain momentum in both residential and commercial design. Advances in technology are resulting in collections that mimic the aesthetic of a variety of natural stone varieties. In particular, the look of white marble continues to be all the rage.
This year’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) was held from January 9 to 11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. The show hosted more than 600 exhibitors in the kitchen and bath industry, including over 100 new companies, across two halls. The following are some of the features.
In this issue of Stone World magazine, we discuss different digital solutions available for fabricators, as well as talking to a fabricator about his experience to a fully digital shop. We also learn about the process used to restore the stone exterior for two historic buildings, as well as learning about the history of Women in Stone!