Design Series: 9. Hygge

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.

Read More


Living it up

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.

Read More


Marble Wall Cladding: One of a Kind

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.

Read More


Feature Walls & More: Green Coast Landscapes

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.

Read More


Meet the Team: Duncan Blyth

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!

Read More


Talking Stone Cladding with AP Landscapes

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.

Read More


5 Ways to Use Stone Wall Cladding

June 7, 2017

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.

Read More


Italian Village Passion

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.

Read More


The High Life for Cotswold Wall Cladding

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.

Read More


Take Five of our Favourite Rooms

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.
 

Read More


Tradition Meets the Future at Ainslie

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.

Read More


Commercial Projects Part 4: Corporate and Clubs

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.

Read More


Commercial Projects Part 3: Resort Style

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.
 

Read More


Commercial Projects Part 2: Restaurants & Function Centres

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.

Read More


That Outdoor Room!

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.

Read More


Get all warm & cosy – we share ten of our favourite fireplaces!

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!

Read More


Making Feature Statements – Introducing our top three Wall Claddings

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.

Read More


Sareen Stone’s Sandstone - Define your own style

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.

Read More


Just arrived for spring!

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 info@sareenstone.com.au to make an appointment with one or our knowledgeable Staff or to order your samples of our latest arrivals.

Read More


Six Star Projects - Revisited

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.

Read More


Introducing Sareen Stone’s Fab 4 for the Great Outdoors

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.

Read More


Product Focus - Introducing Cotswold Aspen Grey

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.

Read More