Designing with White Stone, Part Two: A few tips from the pros!
Designing with White Stone, Part Two: A few tips from the pros! As previously discussed in this space, the color white is many things to many people and so does white stone. Those things range from symbolic sanctity to bridal purity to wintry white clean. Of course, in the science of my [...]
The Hexagon as a Trending Shape
The Hexagon as a Trending ShapeThe Hexagon and hexagonal shapes have a long-standing significance in nature, architecture, and design. It is of infinite interest to many scientists and philosophers to try to understand how bees came up with the shape that you see below.In [...]
Designing with White Stone, Part One: A few tips from the pros!
Designing with White Stone, Part One: A few tips from the pros! The color white is many things to many people. In Hinduism, it is the color of sanctity. American wedding culture offers us a bride in white. The clean white dress shirt once theoretically distinguished the office man from the [...]
Three Grout Tips from a Pro
Three Grout Tips from a Pro Grout is defined as,“a hydrous mortar whose consistency allows it to be placed or pumped into small joints or cavities, as between pieces of ceramic clay, slate, and floor tile”. This is according to the dictionaryofconstruction.com. That being said, we should [...]
Things to think about when selecting a granite kitchen counter top
Things to think about when selecting a granite kitchen counter top One of the oldest maxims in design, from the great architect Louis Sullivan, “is form ever follows function”. This really holds true in the kitchen. According to HGTV.com, “The kitchen is typically the most popular room in a [...]
What is right for you, Marble or Granite?
We here at Marble Systems are asked many, many, times what is “better”....marble or granite? The answer to that question needs some discussion. Just for now, we will focus on residential usage. A good starting point is with the geology. Granite is an igneous stone that was created by the [...]
Marble Systems at Coverings 2013
Marble Systems at Coverings 2013. We will have a booth at Coverings 2013, the humongous tile and stone expo held at the Georgia World Congress Center Hall in Atlanta, this April 29th thru May 2nd. We’re looking forward to showcasing our collection of exquisite natural stones to a discerning [...]
The Art Of Quiet Refinement: Tureks Blends Tradition And Modernity With Palisandra
The Art Of Quiet Refinement: Tureks Blends Tradition And Modernity With Palisandra (NEW YORK, NY - April 4, 2008) Tureks, one of the leading producers of marble, travertine and limestone in the world, has recently added a polished marble to their growing inventory of stone and tile products. [...]