Back to Bedrock: Stone furniture fit for the modern age
Modern families are drawing inspiration from fl Stone, incorporating stone sofas, bars, benches and tables into their homes and yards across the country.
Michael Hofstadter said: \"Our Stones sell just as well on the floor of the Hampton showroom, as they do online, we recently had a mecox garden regional manager from a client in Kansas.
But before you go out to buy the boulder bed, there are a few things to remember here when you go to buy the rock.
Stone brings what needs attention to the dramatic slate on the stage.
\"My client likes a focus piece that can start as a conversation,\" said Diane Romanovsky, a New Jersey designer who often works with stone furniture.
She pointed out that it is often used in rooms with heavy traffic, such as the entrance passage or the dining area, where it can be seen every day ---
Its durability is appreciated.
In terms of leaving an impression, a piece of work can go a long way --
It\'s a good thing to consider that a blue stone chair will allow you to refund $9,000.
The service life of stone furniture is a lifetime investment.
Plastic and wood patio furniture will last 20 years if you are lucky.
However, as long as the Stonehenge, there can be a blue stone table.
While marble and granite are luxury items to get, the blue stone is the Rolls Royce of the rock. “Bluestone—
\"It has a very low water absorption capacity, so it is an ideal dining surface,\" said Coco Peterson, director of merchandise at DEQOR . \".
Peterson also praised it with 2016 Pantone colors, Rose Stone and Tranquility (cloud blue).
Stone is also very friendly to feng shui.
\"The furniture made of stone, the elements of the Earth, help us to the ground and provide us with stability,\" said Maureen K . \".
Calamia, feng shui consultant.
Designer Anna Shiwlall uses stones for her clients who crave a rural element that compliments the natural landscape better than mass market materials such as wicker or aluminum.
The real beauty of the stone furniture is that no two pieces are the same. The New York-
The stone craftsman who recently built a blue stone table for Jennifer Lopez attributed most of the appeal of this material to brightly colored minerals.
Depending on its composition, a piece can contain more than ten different natural colors, from turquoise to olives, slate and gold.
Like this Oval 14-
Mecox\'s footer is priced at $27,000, like this cocktail table in DEQOR, with a blue stone top for just $720.
Other stones that appear in the furniture are usually more affordable, including marble, granite, lime, slate and even concrete.
Artefacto CEO Paulo Bacchi is a fan of this $349 concrete bar stool for its original and minimalist look.
\"Concrete is a common trend here,\" Miami-
Headquartered in Bacchi, you can see everything from avant-garde converted warehouses to high-end warehouses.
High-end luxury residential space.
For those who want a look but don\'t have a budget, there is a choice of artificial stones.
Tammi Leach, an interior designer in Ohio, uses an epoxy painting app called Aurastone to get 3-
Look for stones on the surface.
Tal McAbian of Casa Medici Designs uses polyurethane resin to mimic stones in his design.
It is more affordable, easier to form than a stone, and light in weight, making it easier to install his signature bath.
The wear and care of the furniture is either not available
Maintenance or low maintenance depending on whether the material and components are used internally or externally.
Dawn Carroll is a leading stone expert and designer of Cumar marble and granite.
She thinks the stone looks better and wears more.
\"I \'ve just been to Italy and I fell in love with the marble streets and sidewalks in Verona,\" Carol said . \".
\"The footsteps and torture of millions of pounds, but the abuse created a beautiful finish.
When your stone looks a little rough, Carol recommends using a neutral stone cleaner instead of a lemon
Soap that will corrupt the surface.
But you can also seal your stone easily, which will make it dirty.
Maintain the original beauty.