The Terraced House

February 12, 2019

The Terraced House, designed by Darren Campbell Architects, showcases natural stone both inside and out. We spoke to Darren about this project located in the beautiful harbourside suburb of Northbridge.

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Pantone Colour of the Year, Living Coral

January 29, 2019

Each year it’s always fun to wait and see which Pantone colour will take the ‘gong’ for Colour of the Year.

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Understanding Stone Series: 6. Filling the Holes in Tumbled Travertine

January 22, 2019

Image:  Classic Travertine Tumbled poolside - project by zias building design

To fill or not to fill, when it comes to travertine - that is the question!   Our outdoor stone specialist, Gary Bazzana, explains why our customers usually fill in the holes in the travertine when using travertine outdoors.

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2018, that’s a wrap!

December 13, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close and the Christmas holiday is fast approaching we’re in a reflective mood. What a year it was! New faces, big projects and so many new products. We take a look at 2018, the year that was.

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Manhattan Limestone Luxury

December 4, 2018

DMK Building Services in Sydney’s north, has given this bathroom renovation plenty of wow factor by combining beautiful Manhattan Limestone honed floor tiles with grey porcelain and a feature wall of white handmade subways for the walls. The result is a luxurious space to relax and unwind.

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Bathroom & Kitchen Trend Forecast

November 13, 2018

The inclusion of fireplaces in bathrooms was a stand out trend

Earlier this year architect and designer Maddalena Vienna visited the Salone del Mobile in Milano, along with thousands of others from the design industry, to see what trends we can expect on the horizon. The exhibition showcases excellence, quality and innovation.

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A Stunning Classic

October 30, 2018

Architect and designer, Maddalena Vienna from Vienna Design, shares her latest project in Surry Hills, blending the terrace’s heritage architecture of yesteryear with the modern design of the new garage come studio. The result is stunning.

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Classic Travertine for Branch Out Landscape Design

October 16, 2018

Branch Out Landscape Design in Sydney provides landscape design and project management services across a range of projects. Director, Catherine Gard, made the change from a career in optometry to landscape design and has never looked back! We talk to Catherine about some of the beautiful gardens she and her team have created.

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Understanding Stone: 5. How do we select our stone?

September 25, 2018

As importers and suppliers of natural stone our team regularly visits stone quarries throughout the world. But, how do we choose the right block from a quarry, how is it processed and how does that block of stone find its way to our warehouse?

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Ready, set, swim!

September 11, 2018

Pool season is pretty much here. We say ‘bring it on!’. This handy step by step guide, thanks to the Swimming Pool and Spa Association (SPASA), on tips to get your pool looking spectacular and ready for the busy swimming months ahead will get things back into shape. Print it out or save to your notes page on the phone so that it’s forever at your fingertips.

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