•The History of Carrara and Calacatta Marble|
Before you go and look for that perfect slab of carrara or Calacatta in Sydney, you should know the history and tradition that surrounds this material.
The history of the Italian marble industry is one of many chapters, as it has gone through years of growth and tumultuous change. The marble industry can be traced back to as early as the Roman Empire, where Carrara Marble was the stone of choice. Even to this day Carrara Marble is the most commonly used Italian marble. The first building...
•The Best and Most Unique Natural Stone Slabs in Sydney
What does that mean however? How are Avant Stones slabs any different from the rest?
Each natural stone slab at Avant Stone is personally inspected by the directors of the business, whom have a combined experience of 25 years in the stone industry. The directors at Avant Stone ensure the material chosen meets the standard of the Australian stone market by personally travelling to quarries and processors and individually selecting every block of natural stone that is warehoused in...
•Natural Stone â€“ More than just the kitchen
Heard it here first, feature walls are coming back and theres no surprise why. Natural stone offers durability for indoor and outdoor use along with an unmatched natural look.
Stone has been used a building product since the dawn of man, however the trend for using slabs for cladding was popularised as a modern architectural idea by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who first used stone slabs in 1929 to create patterned features in the Barcelona Pavilion. The use of stone in this way is far from...
•Natureâ€™s Best Granite and Marble Slabs
Designing or revamping oneâ€™s home is an exciting step but one that also comes with many decisions. If you have reached the point where you are looking at a kitchen revamp, then a visit to the home of Sydneyâ€™s marble slabs or granite slabs â€“ Avant Stone may be worth a visit.
The Many Advantages of Installing Marble or Granite Slabs:
The benefits to be enjoyed by using granite or marble slabs in the family kitchen are many and varied. Avant Stone has made the whole process extremely...
•Sydney Homeowners Look to Differentiate their Home in a Cooling Market with Marble Benchtops
As the Sydney market starts to cool, homeowners looking to sell their property are utilising marble slabs in their kitchens as a point of differentiation. Marble benchtops have, for a long time, been associated with luxury and opulence due to their beautiful look and feel.
This reputation has lent itself to the impression that marble is inaccessible for most homeowners. This is often a misconception as many marble slabs are similar in price to the marble-look reconstituted stone, which are...