The Ningbo History Museum’s architecture is really a work of art in it’s own right. The museum’s facade is created from brick recycled from the area and constructed on a patch of land which used to be farmland. The building is reminiscent of geometric forms and really shows how stone can be used to create contemporary, thought provoking design. Wang Shu, the architect, believes that the traditional techniques employed in the building of the museum, fit perfectly with contemporary design. I would have to agree with him, as contemporary styling […]
Making your home into a pleasant, practical space that you love to use can be a big project. As a premier granite supplier in the south-east, Surrey Marble and Granite had a hand in home renovation projects of all sizes, from sprucing up a kitchen with new countertops to completely gutting a house and starting from scratch. We’ve learned a few tricks along the way, and we’re happy to share our expertise with our customers.
It’s no secret that the colour scheme of your home has a big impact on the way it looks. Gone are the days when bright gaudy colours and patterns are put together. In recent years it’s been all about a minimalist, modern look with a monochrome colour palette. We want our homes to be a tranquil place to relax and a more toned-down aesthetic complements this. Of course, there are plenty of occasions when a bright splash of colour can really bring a room together. When paired with other neutral […]