Designers and architects are continuously looking for new materials to improve their projects. That’s why CUPA STONE bets on natural stone products to make these materials more accesible to the most cutting-edge works.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock formed in oceans, rivers and lakes over millions of years. Used extensively for interior and exterior cladding, this natural material often contains animal and vegetable fossil fragments or bands of color. Here you have the main uses of this extraordinay stone in architecture and construction.
Your living room should be a great place to stay at home with your family and friends. You spend a lot of time in this space so it needs to be functional and comfortable. Natural stone can turn your living room into a warm and cozy place that suits you lifestyle. Here you have some […]
Home staging is generally used to prepare a property for sale, making a home appealing to call the attention of the buyers or renters. Staging techniques focus on improving its looks by transforming it into a welcoming and attractive house. People usually choose decorative elements such as arts, paintings, lights or carpets to stage their […]
Passive house is a building standard that is energy efficient, comfortable, affordable and sustainable at the same time. Low energy constructions require little energy for heating or cooling. In fact, certified passive houses are the best vehicle to deliver sustainable architecture. Natural stone can be used in this type of buildings due to its thermal […]
Natural stone fireplaces are a good idea for bringing warmth into your indoor decoration. Stone cladding can easily transform any fireplace while you add value to your home. But what should you consider if you want to install a stone fireplace?
Natural stone is a very popular material used both outdoors and in the living spaces. Today, natural products such as granite, marble or slate are at the forefront of natural stone trends in 2018. For example, you will see it in contemporary bathrooms and robust worktops in kitchens.
Gneiss is a natural stone composed of the same minerals as granite (quartz, feldspar and mica) but with alternating bands of light and dark minerals. This coarse-grained metamorphic rock is sually used for exteriors. In this article, you will find out everything you always wanted to know about this natural stone.