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.
With dramatic views of the Texas Hill Country as a backdrop, the design of a new private residence set on a 10-acre site in the Cordillera Ranch subdivision in Boerne TX, was influenced by its natural setting from the initial planning phase.
In creating a sustainable and chic apartment complex in Gurugram, Haryanaa, India, the design team at Design Forum International chose a palette of regional stone for the interior and exterior of the building, as well as its surrounding landscape
For Greenburg, a posh apartment complex set on one of India's lush golf courses in Gurugram, Haryanaa, sustainability and affordability were at the heart of the design. Local stone was preferred for the building's exterior satisfying aesthetic, as well as performance requirements.
Lapitec full-body sintered stone was the primary component of a residential remodel design in Sardinia, Italy — offering a modern aesthetic and durability needed in a family living space
July 1, 2017
A villa made up of two residential units, a 54,000-square-foot park, and a view a beautiful beach on the coast of Sardinia, Italy, the design team at GAAP Studio was tasked to transform the space into a "family home" maintaining a smooth transition between interior and exterior areas.
While times change and trends come and go, natural stone remains a popular choice in both residential and commercial design. Stone World recently had the opportunity to talk with a few experienced architects to ask their opinion on a range of issues related to designing with natural stone.
With the thoughts of childhood summer camp in mind — when you slept in a screened cabin, heard the noises of the night, felt the changes in weather and awoke at sunrise — architect Tobin Smith set out to create a retreat inspired by outdoor living.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the latest innovations in adhesives and chip & stain repair technology, hear about the upcoming StonExpo/Marmomac at the International Surface Event, see October's Stone of the Month and Technology Update, and much more!