I recently stumbled across an amazing artist who works solely in slate! The nature of the shape of slate creates stunning visual effects in terms of shadow and light. The image shows Alan Turing, who “did more than any other to make possible the breaking of the German Enigma codes at the secret Station X at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire.”. On his website http://www.stephenkettle.co.uk, Stephen explains that the process takes a great deal of time, an average of 60 hours per week! He goes on to say that this process […]
Don’t wait for summer to use your patio! Outdoor spaces can be used all year round, particularly if they’re made of easy to clean materials, such as natural stone flooring. Keep your stone tiles swept clean of leaves and dirt, then you’ll be ready to make the most of the space when the sun shines. Here are four top ideas for having a bit of fun in the garden in winter.
Marble is a timeless material for kitchen countertops and probably will be forever. It’s hard wearing, resilient surface means its perfect for the daily hustle and bustle of the kitchen, whilst remaining beautiful and elegant. Installing marble counter tops is an investment which always pays of, with its years of aesthetic value and its potential to add value to your home. The different colours of marble can create a variety of looks and feels in your kitchen. Marble is predominantly installed in white and black but can be unique due […]