We’ve recently installed this white Frosty Cina Kitchen in Alton. The worktops sit upon pastel green wooden cupboards and we also installed this stone on their kitchen island.
Inspired by nature, Arena Stone is a processed stone which mimics the beauty of marble and granite. Available in over 30 shades, the selection focuses on neutrals and natural stone shades. The options range from dazzling white through starry black, cream through a rich brown. Each type of Arena Stone has its own texture or pattern so you can choose from marble-like veins, star-like glitter specks and many others. How is Arena Stone made? A manufactured stone, Arena Stone is made from over 90% quartz bonded and coloured by a […]
This week I have been mostly looking at Roman Aqueducts. The first, the Aqua Appia was built in 312 BC to provide the populace of Rome up to 75,537 cubic meters of water per day. The amazing thing about this structure is that the majority of it’s length was subterranean and dropped only 10m throughout it’s entirety. Aqueducts move water through gravity alone and the Aqua Appia, built from stone, brick and the special volcanic element pozzuolona also afforded itself protection by it’s underground construction. During the Samnite wars, the […]
Working in the interior design and kitchen restoration world, we love seeing the design trends that sweep the nation. As 2018 unfolds, we are watching the colour trends which are coming out of major design firms and also rising from the grass roots. Here are a few of our favourite picks for 2018: Ultra Violet After several years of more muted or natural shades, the Pantone Color Institute is mixing it up with a truly zingy shade of purple. The Pantone Color of the Year 2018 is Ultra Violet, and […]