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Live Like a Rock Star With Natural Stone

April 17, 2018
Singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and TV star Gwen Stefani is selling her mega Beverly Hills manse. Brimming with luxurious natural stone, the 12,000 square-foot seven-bedroom home has serious star power! 
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What Is Etching?

April 11, 2018
What is Etching? 
If you’ve been shopping for marble countertops, you’ve likely heard the term “etching.” Some designers and/or stone suppliers might use the word when trying to talk you out of choosing marble. But what does this often-scary word actually mean? 
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Marble Helped Make the Grand Movie Palaces of Hollywood's Golden Age

July 20, 2017
During the “Golden Age” of Hollywood, the Movie Palace was the predominant entertainment venue. Studios built these massive, elaborately decorated movie theatres between the 1910s and the 1940s. The late 1920s saw the peak of the Movie Palace, with hundreds opening every year between 1925 and 1930. Once television came to be, movie attendance dropped and many of these opulent movie palaces were razed or converted into multiple screen venues or performing arts centers. However, scattered here and there across the United States, some of these majestic buildings still stand. And if you have the chance to get inside, you can see first hand how many theatre architects used marble to help create an atmosphere of breathtaking opulence. 
 
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Need Some Color Advice? Our Project Planner Can Help!

April 11, 2017
If you’re clueless about your color, the Project Planner  will help you choose. By walking you through your style preference and looking at the main colors such as floors, cabinets, and walls, that you will use, the Project Planner will offer some color and material suggestions for you. 
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Packed With Natural Stone, Tom Brady's L.A. Home Scores Major Points

February 17, 2017
Packed With Natural Stone, Tom Brady’s L.A. Home Scores Major Points

We already know that Tom Brady can score on the gridiron. As it turns out, he and his wife Gisele Bündchen score major points for their taste in interior design as well. Architectural Digest featured the couple’s Los Angeles home a little while back. (See full feature here.  Peeking through the photo spread, it’s easy to see that the G.O.A.T. has an affinity for natural stone. 

From an exterior featuring three types of Texas limestone and a kitchen that showcases lively antique Tunisian tiles to marble closet countertops and stunning antique bluestone, the home is jam-packed with gorgeous stone. Take a look…
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2017 Color Trends Go Green

January 12, 2017
2017 Color of the Year Greenery (PANTONE 15-0343)
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Know Your Stone

December 07, 2016
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What's so great about Italian marble?

November 17, 2016

Statue of David for blog.jpg

Sculpted out of Italian marble between 1501-1504, marble statue by Michelangelo’s “David” is a testament to the longevity of marble.  Photo by Jörg Bittner Unna. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.

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New Color Trend "Poised" for Takeover

November 10, 2016

Poised Taupe photo for blog.jpgSherwin-Williams introduces Poised Taupe, the company’s 2017 Color of the Year. Poised Taupe pairs perfectly with shades of cream, white, and pearl.

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White done Right: The Timeless Beauty of White Marble

October 12, 2016

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