Collection by Aileen Kwun

Uses of Natural Stone in the Home


Durable and organic, natural stone is an age-old building material—these seven homes make use of various types in modern ways.

In keeping with the island’s rugged character, the new home was pared down to the essentials.
The living room resembles a Sticotti furniture showroom: The architect designed the couch, coffee tables, and stumplike...
Warm and casual furniture is favored in the courtyard.
The architects stuck to a gray-scale color palette, installing slate tile floors that softly contrast with the white...
Architect Drew Mandel updated a house in Toronto to look modern and cozy.