Gabion walls provide a wide field of environmental applications in contemporary architecture and decoration. Nowadays, they can be used for facades, gardens or urban designs. We have compiled 3 projects that adopt this structural system using natural stone!
Quartzite has become one of the most popular stones nowadays. Its has a mixture of a marble pattern and the durability of granite. This rock is common in architecture, decoration and interior design. Let’s do a review for the contemporary uses of quartzite:
The facade of your house is a very important part of the exterior design because it sets the style for the rest of the building. And it is also significant due to its impact on energy efficiency. Today we are going to talk about 5 reasons to remodel your facade and the advantages of doing […]
Black kitchens are one of the most popular interior design trends. Dark colors give a sense of continuity and spaciousness, particularly when they are used to cover an island counter or countertop. Black natural stone brings a feeling of elegance and a sophisticated contrast to flooring or wall cladding. Check out some ideas to inspire your black kitchen design!
Quartzite is a natural stone product, completely ecological and sustainable. Resistant and hard, this material can adapt as a facade cladding for any contemporary project. This bronze stone with ocher shades and a very rough natural texture is a great choice for long-lasting exterior walls.
57% of home buyers prefer granite or natural stone countertops, according to a report issued by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), one of the largest trade associations in the United States.
A countertop is a significant part of your kitchen. Choosing a material for your worktop is a huge decision because it will impact on the aesthetics and practical function of this important part of your house. A well-chosen countertop will make your kitchen more useful and easy to maintain. This is why natural stone can […]
Retaining walls are a structure that holds soil behind it. Natural stone is one of the most used material to create retaining walls. A stone retaining wall will add value, character and appeal to your home. Let’s have a look at some great ideas for your garden!
In the recent years, ventilated facades are gaining traction as a result of the urgent need to create efficient buildings. Architects and engineers are looking for materials that offer strength, flexibility and a contemporary design. Natural stone offers all the advantages of a sustainable material combined with the benefits of a ventilated façade: energy efficiency, savings […]
Natural stone floor coverings have significantly lower environmental and economic impact than other covering materials such as ceramics, carpets, PVC, laminates and parquet. This is the major conclusion of a team of researchers from the Institute for Materials in Construction at the University of Stuttgart, after carrying out a new comprehensive study about sustainability of floor coverings from […]