Latest Articles in Stone

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Kitchen and Bath Trend: Nature

Nature ruled at KBIS/IBS 2014—we saw everything from petrified wood surfaces to tiles made from real fruits and vegetables. Here are a few earthly finds from the show floor.
February 6, 2014
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Exhibit Celebrates Pioneers of St. Louis Suburban Modernism

A retrospective puts the work of Ralph and Mary Jane Fournier at the fore of modern suburban design in post-war St. Louis.
January 22, 2014
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How to Shop for Marble

There's no denying the appeal of marble in the home—it's one of the most prized materials in kitchens and baths. To shed some light on the buying process, we interviewed expert Arthur Moloian, senior manager of merchandising at Ann Sacks Tile & Stone. He shares information on the increasingly popular strains of marble, advice on how to shop for marble, maintenance musts, engineered alternatives that offer the look of natural stone without all of the fuss, and words of wisdom.
January 15, 2014
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A Modern Home on Scotland's Isle of Skye

A modern house steeped in heritage, history, and spirituality emerges on the fringes of Scotland’s Isle of Skye.
January 10, 2014
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5 San Francisco Home Renovations

The City by the Bay is known for its diverse mix of Victorian and modern architecture. Maintaining these aesthetics, here are just a few San Francisco home renovations.
November 6, 2013
The open volume of Greg Martin’s Minneapolis home is broken up to accomodate lofted sleeping quarters and more intimate ground-floor lounging spaces.

Fall Design Trend: Neutrals and Organics

This fall, we are loving neutral and organic tones. Take a look at some of these Dwell homes that really capture the concept of this trend and then check out some of our recommendations for incorporating neutrals and organics into your own home. See other fall design trends such as Warm Woods, Gold, Brass, & Copper Accents, and Comfortable Kitchens.
September 17, 2013
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7 Modern Stone Homes

While not as often associated with modernism as steel or glass, stone is indeed appreciated by modern architects, as evidenced by the following seven houses from the pages of Dwell that incorporate the material.
September 16, 2013
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8 Inspiring Minimalist Bathrooms

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.
August 5, 2013
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Material Focus: Marble

In this spotlight on materials in the modern home: marble. We examine four residences that make use of the natural stone.
July 31, 2013