June 2015

Create Your Own Work of Art With Bianco Statuario

June 25, 2015

Once reserved for the interiors of grand palaces and estates, today white marbles such as Bianco Statuario are readily available and add the perfect touch of elegance to homes, restaurants, hotels, offices, lobbies, shopping malls, restaurants, cruise ships, building exteriors, and more.

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Reflect Your Unique Personality With Granite

June 23, 2015

Though granite is the most popular choice for kitchen countertops today, there is no reason your countertop should look just like your neighbor’s. There are as many options in granite as there are for cabinet styles and colors. Combine that with the variety of finishes available and you’re guaranteed to have a look as unique as you are.

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Cabinet Trends: Furniture-like Features Growing in Popularity

June 19, 2015

Occasionally adding an existing hutch or dresser into the kitchen or bath has evolved into building actual kitchen and bath cabinets that look like pieces of furniture. The secret is in the details.

While there is an overall trend toward simplicity and function when it comes to cabinetry, at the same time cabinets are more elegant than ever before. Not only do consumers want cabinets to perform at a higher level in strength and durability, but they also have to look the part. Incorporating exquisite furniture-style details into the mix provides the personality consumers are looking for.

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Colonial Cream—Anything But Old Fashioned

June 17, 2015

It’s true that we in New England treasure our colonial roots. We proudly trace our heritage back to the first English settlers who sailed from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts, through the brave Patriots’ protest against the British Tea Act, right on through 1775 when the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired at Concord. We love our history and tradition. And when it comes to design, we embrace elements that remind us of this proud heritage. But we really love it when something gently harkens back to old times, yet celebrates modernity. Colonial Cream granite is one of those materials.

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Crystaline Stone: Infuse Your Projects With The Power of Gemstones

June 11, 2015
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Is Beige the new Black?

June 09, 2015

Not exactly. But shades of beige, taupe, cream or off-white paired with black cabinetry is a hot look right now!

Here’s a great example using stunning Fantasy Brown Quartzite with dark bathroom cabinets:

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Neolith Makes HGTV “Hotlist”

June 02, 2015

It’s no surprise to us that HGTV has named Neolith to their “DIY Hotlist” for ultra tough countertops. But you may be surprised to see the ways they try, in this video, to mark or damage a Neolith countertop.


As Thomas Ozello from Stone Design tells DIY host James Young, Neolith is “the most indestructible thing you can put on a countertop.” The pair then proceeds to scrape it (hard!) with a screwdriver. This makes sparks fly, but leaves not a mark. Next, they remove spray paint with a swipe of acetone. And, finally, they take an actual blowtorch right to it. The result—nothing!

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