FROM THE WORLD OF ABC STONE

Jun 7, 2021 / Stone Bank

Summer Whites

Summer Whites
Adjectives to describe Summer: Hot. Dreamy. Unforgettable. Natural. Instagramable. Won’t last forever.
Adjectives to describe Stone: Cool. Dreamy. Unforgettable. Natural. Instagramable. Lasts forever.
Stone. Basically Summer that’s more temperate and lasts longer. See what we did there?
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Stone kitchen trends we’re predicting for the year ahead

Whether you keep sweaters-in-the-oven a la Carrie Bradshaw or the last year has turned you into a bonafide chef, there’s no denying that many of us have kitchen remodeling on the brain. Transforming our homes to meet how we live today is more important than ever and, of course, every good kitchen starts with a fabulous countertop. Here are the stone trends we’ve been noticing and loving!

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Jan 13, 2021 / Stone Discoveries

Lapitec | For those looking forward

Lapitec | For those looking forward

Imagine a surfacing material made of 100% minerals that contains no resin or petroleum derivatives and holds up to heat, cold, scratching, and etching while being both anti-microbial and hydrophilic. What if this material also served as a photocatalyst that cleaned the air by reacting with light to break down and eliminate harmful pollutants?

Welcome to the world of Lapitec.

Lapitec is a ‘green’ material both in its production and in its final form. It is completely inert and does not release any pollutants or VOCs into the environment. Further, the product life cycle is reversible, meaning that the material may be destroyed and turned back into the same mineral powder from which it was created, thus making it able to be reused in the production process and completely recyclable.

Lapitec is a full-bodied sintered stone that can be used for:

Interior and exterior cladding, flooring, indoor or outdoor kitchen countertops, pool copings, and ventilated façades. Available in a variety of thicknesses, textures, and extra-large slab sizes, Lapitec has through-body color and patterning, allowing for ease of use in countless applications and a multitude of creative edge options.

Lapitec – Innovation and design without boundaries.

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Nov 19, 2020 / Stone Discoveries

Gold. Colorado-style. | Coming Soon.

ABC congratulates Red Graniti and Colorado Quarries for cutting the inaugural block of Colorado Gold.
Coming soon to ABC!
See the Quarry
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Fall Vibes Abound | Inspiration from Top Design Talents

The Summer of 2020 is officially in the history books and we are so ready for the Fall. To celebrate, we asked a few of our favorite interior designers to curate seasonally-inspired mood boards, and what they came up with is nothing short of divine. Check out these gorgeous Fall-ready palettes below!

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The End of Summer: Like 100 Sunday’s All Rolled Into One
Despite the Summer of 2020 being the one of the strangest on record, we’re still not quite ready to say goodbye. Luckily, ABC has the cure for those post-season blues. Make waves all year round with swoon-worthy materials reminiscent of water lapping on the shore and rife with all the possibility of cool sea breezes and invigorating salt air. So go ahead and throw some Yacht Rock on the old record player, mix up a Dark and Stormy, and dream of calm waters and smooth sailing ahead.
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Aug 12, 2020 / Designer Spotlight

Materials Matter: The Alchemy of a Kitchen

Materials Matter: The Alchemy of a Kitchen

Author, designer, and creator of the iconic lifestyle brand Eyeswoon, Athena Calderone, joins advocate for the arts and communications expert, Tiana Webb Evans, for an intimate conversation to explore materiality, visual storytelling, and effectively intertwining the design process with everyday creative practice. Join us for this lively and informative webinar.

Presented via Zoom Webinar
Thursday, August 20th,
4 pm

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ABC Stone in Design + Decor Magazine | The Great Outdoors Issue

Thanks to Design + Decor for highlighting ABC in its feature on the sustainability of stone as a building material. We love sharing our knowledge about the world’s oldest building material. Read on for details!

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Keep It Moving! Stone Specification in a Virtual World

ABC client and Million Dollar Listing star, Steve Gold and his designer, Samuel Amoia are ready to select material for the kitchen in Steve’s NYC loft.

Join us as we take Steve and Sam through ABC’s current inventory using our exclusive Digital Stone Catalogue and weigh-in in real-time as they explore the possibilities and choose their slabs live during this fun and informative webinar.

Presented via Zoom Webinar
Thursday, April 23rd,
2 pm

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NEW! Sintered Stone CEU Now Available via Webinar

Sintered stone is part of a brand new category of building materials developed in Europe to be more sustainable both environmentally and in practical applications. The course shows how sintered stone is used in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor applications from countertops to flooring, walls, cladding, and more.

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