The New “Stone Age” of design, from granite to engineered stone
The most recent interior design trade shows and magazines does not leave room for doubt: stone it’s the next trend to decorate your home. A New “Stone Age” of Marble, slate, granite and quartz engineered stone. Today the stone gets a new life thanks to the art wise, cutting technology and installation.
The stone is used and chosen by architects, interior designers and clients not only for indoor floors and terraces, but also for skirting boards, pool sides, facades, decorative fountains, kitchen and bathroom furniture and counter tops.
The kitchen counter top, for example, worked like to be one block, Why not choose a marble effect engineered stone but strong like quartz?
New nano-technologies make the stone waterproof, using specific treatments that can be easily performed by the customers.
In the gardens the use of stone is customary as the interior one.
Other area of your home where to use stone is the bathroom – with Carrara white marble floors and stone basins for example- but with every comfort.
Why not in the terrace? If you want it to be really trendy you can use slate from Brazil or South Africa granite – with tones from black to gold through shades of bronze and even dark green.
For indoor furniture, stone show its highest expression in the construction kitchen cupboard, counter top and even doors.
The stone can be cut evenly or, more likely, in different rectangles, which provide a “hand-made” to work and give a touch of showmanship to any living room (but, why not, the bedroom).
The maintenance it’s minimal in the house of the third millennium, doesn’t need to be re-painted but it’s only necessary a basic cleaning with the right product . So this new “Stone Age” combines home automation and prehistory under the same roof.