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Lapitec cladding

Glass recycler Eurovetro has used full-height 3365mm x 1500mm slabs of 12mm thick Lapitec Nero Antracite in conjunction with glass and aluminium for its new headquarters.

Eurovetro, a glass recycling company based in Origgio, Italy, has used full-height 3365mm x 1500mm slabs of 12mm thick Lapitec Nero Antracite in the Arena finish for its new state-of-the-art...
Bloomberg building

The Bloomberg building in London, where Grants was the specialist stone contractor.

Photo credit: © Nigel Young, Foster + Partners

One of stone's big projects, the Bloomberg building in London, has won this year's RIBA Stirling Prize. The winner of the Award that celebrates the best of new British architecture was...
Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Gold Award

Amir Rekse (right), the Managing Director of Caesarstone UK, collects the Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Gold Award from host George Lamb.

Quartz company Caesarstone's Metropolitan Collection, which it launched in May with its 'Rough Night Out' in The Barge House on London's South Bank, has won the Gold Award for...
London Stone

Andrew Bowles (left), The Master of the Masons' Livery Company, with the Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Charles Bowman, at the unveiling of London Stone on 4 October.

The legendary London Stone, said to have been brought to London by Brutus, the reputed founder of Britain, is back in Cannon Street.The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Charles Bowman, unveiled the...

The opulent interior of the Fitzrovia Hotel in London makes extensive use of natural stone fabricated and installed by stoneCIRCLE.

When the Mandrake opened in London's Fitzrovia the opulent interior of the boutique hotel made extensive use of natural stone, all fabricated and installed by stoneCIRCLE.The Penthouse has a...

Cosentino’s UK Area Director, Paul Gidley, at the Elite Honours event in Raymond Blanc's exclusive two Michelin star restaurant and hotel, Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

Each year, Cosentino celebrates the Elite among its studios in the UK and Ireland. This year the 18 winners along with their guests were treated to Champagne and canapés and a lavish dinner at...
V&A Museum of Design

The new V&A Museum of Design in Dundee is surrounded by 6,000m2 of granite hard landscaping, including benches, supplied by Hardscape.

Photo: ©HuftonCrow

There is not a lot of natural stone in the fabric of the spectacular new V&A Museum of Design in Dundee, the first project in the UK by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. It is concrete, steel and...
Cloak of Conscience

Anna Chromy's Cloak of Conscience in its new setting in the USA.

After its tour as a public sculpture in Europe and China, Anna Chromy’s Carrara marble 'Cloak of Conscience', which is a cloak devoid of a person wearing it but taking the form as if...
Ostrea Patch Reef Whitbed

From Albion Stone: Ostrea Patch Reef Whitbed.

Albion Stone, which mines the famous Portland limestone from which much of London is built as well as prestigious buildings in many other cities, has uncovered an exceptional new bed of the stone. It...
Blake memorial

The new Blake memorial inscribed by Lida Cardozo Kindersley.

It has been 12 years from conception to unveiling, but the exact spot of William Blake’s grave in London’s Bunhill Fields Burial Ground is finally marked with a Portland limestone...
Dekton in Rio

The celebrated coastal Cap Ferrat building in Rio de Janiero with its new cladding of Dekton Danae.

Cosentino's Dekton has been chosen as the exterior cladding for the renovation of the celebrated Cap Ferrat building in Rio de Janiero. Built in 1976 in the exclusive Avenida Vieira Souto in...

Director Sebastian Harris (left) inspects some of the latest arrivals at Pisani Wholesale in Matlock with General Manager Matt English, who says he is taking the business forward by giving customers the level of service and support they need and deserve.

For 80 years the Pisani name has been synonymous with stone in the UK. And it still is.Like a regenerated Dr Who, the Pisani name lives on even though the company bears little resemblance to its...

The French Laundry Kitchen featuring Dekton worktops and wall cladding.

Cosentino Group distributes hard surfaces such as its ultradense Dekton, Silestone quartz and Sensa impregnated granite for the world of architecture and design. Lately its Dekton ultradense surfaces...

Ceralsio is a ceramic surface that is available in two thicknesses – 6mm for wall cladding and flooring and 12mm for worktops. Pictured here on the worktop and wall is Ceralsio Statuario.

The kitchen is at the heart of the home, says Simon Boocock, Managing Director, CRL Europe, parent of CRL StoneNow more than ever before the kitchen is the heart of the home, with the trend towards...

James Semmens (left) and Oliver Webb, joint Managing Directors of stone wholesaler Gerald Culliford in Surrey, during the company’s open days in June.

Massive changes in global communications, both physical and digital, have shrunk the world. That has altered the role of stone wholesalers in the distribution chain. But they have forged for...