Natural stone is a stunning addition to the interior or exterior of any house. It can take many forms and it works just as well as an ornament as it does a fixture. Stone can be fantastic everywhere throughout the home– in the bathroom as tiling, outside as paving, and even as a decorative element […]
Natural stone is a stunning addition to the interior or exterior of any house. It can take many forms and it works just as well as an ornament as it does a fixture. Stone can be fantastic everywhere throughout the home– in the bathroom as tiling, outside as paving, and even as a decorative element to walls.
From traditional, through to modern, contemporary designs, choosing the right stone for your next project can feel overwhelming. To make this process easier, we’ve collected our top natural stone picks for 2021, as a small glimpse into the potential of natural stone inside and outside the home.
As one of Melbourne’s largest importers and suppliers of natural stone, StoneMart is a timeless artisan of natural stone, porcelain tiles, pavers and hard to source interior and exterior stone. To help you decide what is best for you, have a look at our top picks below.
Marble – Bianco Carrara
Marble is one of the most popular stones due to its timeless elegance, class and sophistication. Its beauty, uniqueness, luxury and imperfections are what makes marble such a sought-after product in today’s market.
Bianco Carrara marble is a classic stone, quarried in the mountains of Italy. It is one of the world’s most renowned natural stones with distinctive grey veining, contrasting against a cool, white background. As comfortable in a contemporary scenario as it is in a traditional setting, Bianco Carrara marble is commonly used in bathrooms and kitchens.
Limestone – Tundra Grey
Limestone tiles and pavers are popular flooring option because of their durability and resilience. This makes limestone perfect for exterior projects and pools.
Tundra Grey marble is a beautiful and elegant stone with cloud-like greys, pewters and silvers, interwoven with naturally occurring veins of ‘icy’ cream and light greys. Because of the stone’s beauty and bold, modern look, interior designers are using this marble around the globe for creating bathroom walls, accent walls and backsplashes.
Dolomite – Super White
Dolomite is the perfect stone for anyone seeking durability, practicality and stylishness. The stone comes in many different forms and colours including white, grey, pink and black tones. Pietra Gallery sources dolomitesfrom many different quarries around the world, in order to provide a comprehensive selection of dolomites.
Super White Dolomite is a dramatic white and grey Brazilian marble, offering sweeping, dramatic veins. With its durability, ease of maintenance, stylish appearance and sophisticated marble look, Super White Quartzite is an increasingly popular stone, both among homeowners and interior designers.
Travertine – Nordic Silver Travertine
Travertine is a type of limestone and a great durable natural stone. It is most popular among clients for exterior projects, such as outdoor paving or pool coping. Natural travertine comes in a beautiful, sandy colour.
Nordic Silver Travertine contains a brilliant mix of grey and white waves with some beige accents. Cool and stunning in equal measure, Silver Travertine works for today’s contemporary living and working spaces. Known for its honeycomb texture and durability, it’s a premium choice for the modern connoisseur.