September 22, 2020
This week we heard from Dan Ryan from Landscape Calligraphy on Sydney’s Northern Beaches about a recently completed residential project at Seaforth featuring Sareen Stone’s popular Manhattan Alfresco Limestone.
September 8, 2020
This month we spoke to Hatch Architects Director Mona Hashemi about a recent residential project in Sydney's inner west, which saw an Annandale home's heritage features combined with our Classic Travertine and Summit Wall Cladding.
May 26, 2020
This week on the Blog, we ask Interior Designer, Allie Blackwell of Ampersand Studio, about this project she recently completed in Freshwater on Sydney’s northern beaches where our Cascade Cream Limestone wall cladding was incorporated in the interior living space as a feature.
April 21, 2020
This month we chat to Beth Saiz from Zias Building Design about a new build at Murrays Beach just south of Newcastle in NSW. A tranquil location the home sits beautifully in the bushland setting and takes in the breathtaking views of the surrounding lake.
April 7, 2020
Stone wall cladding is like the icing on a cake – it adds that final touch that takes a design to the next level. Stone wall cladding is an affordable, stylish option for a range of residential and commercial projects, from feature walls and columns to fireplace surrounds to something completely unique.
October 8, 2019
We’ve just added more from our range including some end of line tiles, pavers, pool coping and wall cladding. If you haven’t been to our Clearance page recently then it’s time to pay a visit.
August 22, 2019
The challenge to seamlessly integrate a new addition to an existing home as part of a total refurbishment was one that was presented to Brindabella Renovations recently. Accepting the challenge, Brindabella has created a clever space that seems as though it has always been there.
June 18, 2019
This beautiful Sydney home in the harbourside suburb of Mosman, is testament to the successful collaboration of a highly professional team.
March 12, 2019
Guestlands Italia is a replica Italian village in the heart of Sydney, complete with belltower, piazza and cobblestone street. We chat with owner, Peter about his latest trip to Italy and the continued inspiration it brings to the creation of Guestlands.
August 28, 2018
image credit - decotour
Hygge, pronounced ‘hue-gah’ is a way of life in Denmark. In essence Hygge brings focus to the simple things such as your daily well being and living in the present.
July 24, 2018
Stone & Living Landscapes has recently renewed and revived two Sydney backyards – one in Erskineville and one in Botany – and in the process has added value, improved safety and achieved a touch of contemporary style to both.
March 6, 2018
This week on the Blog we chat to James Ronsisvalle, Managing Director of JRC Projects in Sydney’s inner west. JRC Projects design and construct luxury homes and large scale renovations predominantly in Sydney.
November 30, 2017
Trent Whyte of Green Coast Landscapes, a structural landscaping company, has had a pretty busy year so far installing stone wall cladding far and wide across greater Sydney.
November 21, 2017
Sareen Stone’s Managing Director, Duncan Blyth, knows a thing or two about landscaping. In fact its just on 30 years since he started working for a local Sydney landscaper and the rest as they say is history!
July 12, 2017
Adam Palmano is owner of AP Landscapes in Sydney. Adam works personally on all the jobs for AP Landscapes ensuring a high quality result. Adam specializes in stone cladding which takes up most of his time these days, but has experience across all types of landscaping projects. We spoke to Adam and asked him a little about his stone work.
June 7, 2017
Main project image: Brooke Aitken Design using Cotswold Wall Cladding
Sareen Stone’s range of wall cladding is vast. Whether you prefer the finer random pieces that is the Cotswold or the more chunky, bold blocks that is Summit Wall Cladding there is something to suit everyone’s taste.
May 10, 2017
Replicating a 200-year-old Italian Village as a project is bound to take passion, ambition and vision. In Australia, some 14,000 kilometres from Italy, it also takes a fair bit of planning and sourcing of exactly the right products to realise that essence of Italian architecture and style.
April 19, 2017
Sean Malone from Terraset and the Sydney Stone Company tackled this difficult sloping block with amazing results. Sareen Stone’s Cotswold Wall Cladding was used on fencing from the front of the home through to the retaining walls and tiered garden beds on the steep block at the rear of the property that has stunning views of the harbour on Sydney’s north shore.
February 13, 2017
Image credit: Meadowbank Homes
We have featured many beautiful rooms within our Blog over the years. This week we visit 5 of our favourite rooms and hope they offer inspiration for you in 2017.
February 6, 2017
Image credit: Photographer Neil Fenelon
The stunning refurbishment of the Ainslie Football Club in Canberra by Abeo Architects has realized a completely new standard within the industry. This brilliant space pays tribute to the rich history of the iconic football club in the nation’s capital, whilst bringing the venue into the 21st century without compromising style, comfort nor tradition.
November 28, 2016
Image credit: Bankstown Sports
While natural stone makes a practical choice for high traffic areas, it is its classic good looks that add to the attractiveness of a building. It makes for an impressive backdrop when used in commercial design.
November 21, 2016
Natural stone is right at home in resort style designs. As wall cladding it adds texture, as flooring it offers softness underfoot and outdoors it creates a practical yet beautiful space for family or guests. This week we revisit 3 stunning resorts and show how they have incorporated natural stone within each property.
November 14, 2016
Natural stone provides unique character and a distinctive style. It can add an ambience of warmth, of sophistication, a casual elegance or an earthiness that shouts welcome for your dinner guests and patrons! We explore how natural stone has contributed immensely to the atmosphere in the following restaurants and function centre and share their inspiring designs.
September 19, 2016
Now that we’ve turned the corner into Spring here in Australia for most that means planning to spend much more time outdoors. In fact, outdoor rooms are the new must have! Think outdoor kitchen, outdoor fireplace and of course the outdoor lounge & dining area. Ultimately this translates to a well-designed and beautifully finished outdoor space is a must have whether you’re building, renovating or simply updating! From stately and regal to casual and informal, whatever your design aspirations are for your outdoors, natural stone can help you achieve the look you’re after.
May 16, 2016
We’ve decided to get all warm and cosy just in time for winter. Here are ten fireplaces (& surrounds) that we love. We hope they will inspire you to cosy up this winter. Not in any particular order – we love them all!
January 11, 2016
The more you look for them, the more you see them. Modern stone wall cladding affords an opportunity to add texture and overall provide another dimension to any project. It can be the component that stands the design apart, making that important feature statement - adding interest, with individuality guaranteed.
October 15, 2015
Australians love their sandstone and it's understandable why. It offers a warm ambience thanks to its colouring and has a multitude of applications when planning either an indoor or outdoor area.
September 28, 2015
A brand new shipment of stone from around the globe has just arrived in our warehouse. We invite you to view the samples in our showroom – contact us on (02) 9666 9222 or email [email protected] to make an appointment with one or our knowledgeable Staff or to order your samples of our latest arrivals.
August 19, 2015
Natural stone takes centre stage in these six stunning yet diverse projects. Split between commercial and residential projects by various designers and landscapers, we take time out to revisit each one of them, admiring their complexities and beauty.
August 4, 2015
With Spring beckoning at the end of this month, it’s time for Sareen Stone to showcase our Fab 4 solutions for creating beautiful outdoor spaces - just in time for those warmer months of summer entertaining, pool parties and alfresco dining.
May 19, 2015
Introducing Cotswold Aspen Grey - our latest wall cladding
We are very excited to announce that we have a new addition to our Cotswold family. Our original Cotswold wall cladding, reminiscent of a dry stack stone wall, is our most popular wall cladding, so we thought it was only fitting to expand the range.