8 Dreamy Kitchens with White Quartzite Counters

You really can’t beat the look and practicality of quartzite. This natural, quarried stone is durable like granite but with the colors and lines of white marble. Here are eight …
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Unique Stones Tuesday: Azurre Quartzite, Copper Canyon Granite, Equator Marble & More

    Welcome to our latest installment of “Unique Stones Tuesday,” where we help you sort through the noise by featuring a few choice slabs of natural stone currently on …
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Inspired by Autumn: A Color Palette

  In Denmark there is a special word, “hygge” (pronounced “hoog-eh”), that often guides design and home decor choices. “Hygge” roughly translates as “coziness,” but it means to create a warm, …
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How to Clean, Maintain, & Repair Soapstone Countertops

Soapstone is a metamorphic rock and is largely composed of the mineral talc. Talc is what gives soapstone its signature feel (soft like a dry bar of soap). The more talc …
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How to Clean, Maintain, & Repair Granite Countertops

Granite is an igneous rock. Igneous is the oldest rock type in the world. Granite is the most durable of the natural materials, although individual stones can vary. It is …
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Unique Stones Tuesday: African Fantasy Granite, Prada Gold Granite, & More

Welcome to our latest installment of “Unique Stones Tuesday,” where we help you sort through the noise by featuring a few choice slabs of natural stone currently on the market. …
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How to Clean, Maintain, and Repair Marble Countertops

There are three main types of rock in the earth: sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous. Marble and quartzite are metamorphic and granite is igneous. The variation of minerals and composition of …
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Unique Stones Tuesday: Gold Marinace Granite, Shivakashi Granite, Onyx, & More

Welcome to our latest installment of “Unique Stones Tuesday,” where we help you sort through the noise by featuring a few choice slabs of natural stone currently on the market.   …
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New Soapstone Inventory (July 2015)

Soapstone is a natural rock found in several places around the world. The soft, warm feel of the stone combined with a subdued, minimal look means this natural stone fits …
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Unique Stones Tuesday: Gold Macaubas Quartzite, Mari Blue Granite, & More

  Our first stone this Tuesday is the knockout Black Rocktus Granite. It is very similar to Black Mosaic Granite (aka Marinace Granite), but instead of smooth, rounded pieces, it …
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Our Picks: 2 Quartz Counters That Look Like Real Marble

  One of the big “pros” for quartz, also called engineered stone, is that this beautiful man-made material can be created to look like marble. Marble is typically softer than …
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Home Profile: Rino White Marble & Calacatta Caldia Marble (NW DC)

  One of our recents projects was the kitchen and bath of a beautiful home in Northwest Washington D.C. The look throughout was fresh, airy, bright, and contemporary. The homeowners …
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