Explore one of the oldest decorating materials known to man stone! Whether you are looking for a rustic mountain style or searching for an elegant streamlined look, Stone Houses has the answer.
Explore one of the oldest decorating materials known to man stone! Whether you are looking for a rustic mountain style or searching for an elegant streamlined look, Stone Houses has the answer. Authors Michael Reis and Jennifer Adams delve into a variety of stone styles, including Tuscan, Old World, and Southwestern. Stone Houses examines the depth and range of stone materials limestone, marble, granite, slate, and fieldstone in both indoor and outdoor applications. The authors include professional advice on choosing the right type of stone for the project, installing, using man made versus natural stone, finding the best contractors, and more.
Whether used as an accent or motif, the simple beauty of stone will inspire you to discover the unconventional, timeless qualities that stone can add to your home.
Michael Reis has been writing for ten years about architecture and design, with an emphasis on the use of natural stone. His work has appeared in a variety of architectural trade magazines, and he is the editorial director of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, a quarterly publication for the design community. He lives in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey.
Jennifer Adams has covered interior design for much of her career, with articles appearing in a range of consumer and trade magazines. She has interviewed some of the country's leading designers, and is the editor of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design. She lives in Hawthorne, New Jersey.