Marble and Granite's Blog

Building the Best Mudroom

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Thu, Oct 20, 2016 @ 08:30 AM

 Boston mudroom with slate tile floor by Jan Gleysteen Architects, Inc. Photo by Sam Gray.

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Tags: slate, flooring, walls

White done Right: The Timeless Beauty of White Marble

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Wed, Oct 12, 2016 @ 08:30 AM

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Tags: marble, Imperial Danby

Countertop Trends: Quartz Rocks!

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Wed, Oct 05, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

 Siberian White ColorQuartz countertops by Duncan Kitchen & Bath

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Tags: ColorQuartz, quartz, Siberian White

Does Marble Mix and Match With Granite?

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

This kitchen from Dalia Kitchen Design beautifully blends granite (Brown Antique) and marble (honed Imperial Danby) countertops in contrasting colors. Cabinetry by Christopher Peacock.

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Tags: marble, granite

Accentuate the Positive with Stone Accent Walls

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Fri, Sep 23, 2016 @ 09:00 AM


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Tags: Neolith, stone walls, accent wall

Inspired by Mother Nature, Made by ColorQuartz

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Tue, Sep 13, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

The look of real marble is just one more reason to love ColorQuartz. Shown: Spyder 

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Tags: ColorQuartz, Spyder

Top Ten Tile Tips for Beautiful Backsplashes

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 08:00 AM


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Tags: tile

Backlighting Adds Beauty to Crystaline Stone

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

Custom bathroom featuring Yellow Onyx Crystaline Stone. Photo via Houzz 

Backlighting is a lighting method used by designers and architects to make a dramatic statement. Shining light through panels (such as natural stone, quartz, and more) from behind helps to intensify the details of the stone. It shows a depth that you don’t see any other way and, depending on the particular slab’s movements and patterns, the result can be quite breathtaking. One type of stone that creates particularly awe-inspiring results with backlighting (and that we offer here at Marble & Granite, Inc.) is Crystaline Stone.

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Tags: Crystaline Stone

Marble Takes the Cake

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Tue, Aug 16, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

 “Marble” cakes by KUFcakes look good enough to decorate with! 

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Tags: marble

When it comes to kitchen islands, is bigger always better?

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Thu, Aug 11, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

 Multi-level kitchen island by Thomas Buckborough & Associates. Image via Houzz.

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Tags: marble, granite, kitchen counters, kitchen islands