Amarestone Natural Stone Blog

'Ugly' marble. Natural stone with attitude!

Posted by Steve Turner on Mon, Jul 13, 2015 @ 01:25 PM

The demand for coloured marble and strong patterns in natural stone has been around for a while now and is showing no signs of fading.

The first time I realised that it was becoming a trend was when I read an article on Remodelista two years ago. Since then, we have had lots of enquiries and a number of recent orders for so called 'ugly' marble.

One of our latest projects was to supply pink Rosa Aurora marble to the new Granger & Co restaurant at Kings Cross. Pop along to see our tables in situ.. and of course to try out the new menu! The restaurant interior was designed by Gundry & Ducker and fitted by Bluecrow shopfitters. 

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Topics: marble, Italian marble, bespoke, which stone, rare marble, designer, quarry, prestige marble, portuguese marble, exotic marble, quality marble

Design Inspiration for limestone and marble fireplaces

Posted by Steve Turner on Tue, Aug 26, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

Limestone or Marble Fireplaces that suit your Interior Design style

Do you know what's possible?

It's relatively easy to find an off-the-shelf limestone fireplace in one of the more popular stones in a standard size and made to a relatively simple design. It's great if that works with the decor scheme in your room but what do you do if you are looking for something a little less ordinary?

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Topics: bespoke, fireplace

Creative Use of Marble Floor Tile Patterns

Posted by Steve Turner on Thu, Sep 19, 2013 @ 10:56 PM

Marble Floor Tiles: Using different tile sizes to add interest with patterns.

Once you have selected the color of marble tile that you want to adorn your floor, you may want to spend some time thinking about the patterns that you can make using the size and shape of the tiles.

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Topics: choosing marble, marble flooring, tile layout, tile setting out, bespoke, floor patterns, marble tiles, choosing natural stone