Latest Articles in Stone

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An Enclave of Modern Cottages in New York's Hudson Valley

At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.
November 12, 2014
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Modern Tea Shop in San Francisco

With smart interiors by Arcanum Architecture, a shop in the Mission District attempts to put a new spin on the venerable cup of tea.
August 25, 2014
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Transformative House Renovation in Seattle

A couple, both architects, give their 1918 bungalow a modern update.
July 15, 2014
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Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California

Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of space for an extended family to relax.
April 2, 2014
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Flat Design for Kitchen Appliances

We've noticed a curious trend of disappearing appliances, planar sinks, and subdued surfaces. Just like the flat design that is becoming popular in technology interfaces, this kitchen is excess-free and pared back to the essentials.
March 31, 2014
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Richard Meier on Designing With Marble

Notable for his commanding buildings clad in bright white aluminum, architect Richard Meier, who recently celebrated 50 years in the industry has become increasingly comfortable working with stone. It was his work on the Getty center in Los Angeles—for which he hand-picked, quarried, and "guillotined" 1.2 million square feet of beige travertine into one of the most recognizable institutional facades in the world—that made his name synonymous with stone. In this extended interview from our Materials Sourcebook special issue, he gives us the inside track on travertine, granite, and beyond.
March 28, 2014
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Midcentury Kitchen Renovation in Austin

With the goals of improving storage and flow in their midcentury home, two Austin residents hired Rick and Cindy Black Architects to reunite their kitchen with an open-plan living space.
March 26, 2014
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Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse

Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and her many houseguests.
February 19, 2014
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7 Marble Statement Pieces for the Modern Home

Whether it’s the real deal or merely a facsimile, marble is both cutting-edge and classic. Here are seven pieces straight from the quarry, from small tabletop pieces to statement-making furniture.
February 18, 2014