Top Quartz Interior Design Styles for 2019

We’re happy and excited to be featured in a post by our friends over at Econ Granite down in Plano, Texas. They’ve written a great article detailing the top design styles and trends using quartz in kitchens and bathrooms.

Read the full article here: Top Quartz Interior Design Styles for 2019

Photo Courtesy of Econ Granite

Photo Courtesy of Econ Granite

Marble and Granite Backdrops for Photoshoots

Looking for marble for photoshoots? Our remnant yard is the perfect atmosphere for your next lifestyle photoshoot!

Full of various types of stone, we have small pieces that work perfectly to enhance product shots, and larger pieces that create an elegant and sophisticated background for models.

The remnant pieces include marble, granite and colorful quartzite stone left over from some of our previous projects.

We sell pieces ‘as is’ and ready for pick-up (please come prepared with a way of transporting them), or you can schedule a time to come by and shoot in our remnant yard. Both options are available.

Photoshoots in the yard are priced at an hourly rate. Please contact us for more info!

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The Most Elegant Tiles Around!

If you are looking for a tile that closely resembles a work of art, look no further...
We are currently carrying the full line of Elalux Tiles at our showroom in Brooklyn!

These tiles are dripping with elegance and provide any room with the essence of gilded age extravagance and luxury combined. Take a look at the photos below to see how masterfully these tiles can provide individual sophistication to any area of the home. 

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To see the full line of Elalux Tiles in person, come by our showroom located at 166 2nd. Ave. Gowanus, Brooklyn.

Absolutely, Absolute Black Granite!

If you're after a modern, sleek & solid look, then absolute black granite may be for you! This material is great if you're looking for a natural stone and don't want to deal with the hassle of maintaining it throughout the years. Absolute black granite is rich in color and if polished will be a very deep dark black.

If you prefer a matte look, you will want to have the stone honed which will make it appear to be a very dark gray. Honed absolute black granite requires some minimal maintenance, which is why we make sure all our honed counters are sealed to prevent staining.

Below is our most recent installation of honed absolute black granite. This is a wrap-around counter with a foot tall backsplash and waterfall legs. We make sure all installs are seamless and can use mitered edges to create the appearance of thicker stone. This counter is made from 3 CM absolute black granite with mitered edges adding 1 CM to each edge.

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Calacatta 3CM Kitchen Counters

We love working with natural stone! These counters (pictured below) are made from 3 cm Calacatta Marble. 

Calacatta Marble creates a more dramatic look than other similar types of marble. With its deep grey vein patterns and classical appearance, choosing calacatta will make an everlasting impression on anyone visiting your home. 

We also offer Stone Sealer with all of our natural stone counters, so you need'nt worry about stains in your newly installed marble counters. 


This Month's Popular Stone: Cambria Ella

We have yet another job that calls for Cambria Ella quartz! This stone features a lattice of lines and intersections embedded in a marbled dove-gray background. 

The tricky part about this stone is that the grain pattern is very broad and noticeable, so if you're choosing it for your home make sure you work with a certified Cambria fabricator like us!

We ensure the stone is cut in the correct direction and that all grains match up accordingly to leave a seamless appearance in your kitchen. 

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Best Edges for Small Kitchens

Everyone has a personal preference when it comes to style, and countertop edges can transform the entire style of a kitchen. From very simplistic to ornate edges, your kitchen may be best suited for a particular style to create the appearance of a roomier area with more space. 

Very ornate edges draw the eyes attention and will be the main focal point of a small kitchen taking away from other features. These types of edges are best suited for larger kitchens as they also limit the usable surface area of counter space.

Your best bet with a small kitchen is to go simple. Eased edges are a perfect choice! The smoothed out corners do not distract from other design elements and complement all kitchen interior design styles. You can opt for either a single or double eased edge depending on personal style.

If eased edges are too plain for you, another great option is a beveled edge.
Beveled edges create a very sharp and modern look. These are great for small areas and are used for table tops, fire place mantels and window ledges as well as kitchen countertops. They also go with almost any modern interior design and provide optimal surface area.

These two choices are also easy to clean because they lack any grooves that collect dirt and residue. 

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Crema Azul Granite - Outdoor BBQ Area

One of the best things about granite is that it is perfect for any area, including the outdoors! Granite is one of the toughest natural materials for outdoor countertops and can withstand the elements without issue. Granite counters will keep their colors in direct UV sunlight and will prove to last a lifetime. 
Below is a recent install of an outdoor granite BBQ area. The countertop is made from 3CM Crema Azul Granite. We recommend using 3CM for most outdoor applications and especially if using the counter for food prep. 

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Up close look, granite BBQ AREA & Countertop

Up close look, granite BBQ AREA & Countertop

Silestone - Zeus White Extreme

If you're looking for a pure white counter top, then look no further than Silestone's Zeus White Extreme. We recently used this material for a kitchen counter top renovation and the results are amazing! 
We're certified Silestone fabricators and can help you choose the best material for your kitchen or bathroom counters. 

Perfect for a crisp and clean appearance!

Perfect for a crisp and clean appearance!