ARCHITECTS & DESIGNERS
Knowing the right verbiage is important in any field and stone is no different! Make sure you’re speaking the same language as your stone supplier—our natural and reclaimed stone definitions are the perfect bookmarkable references.
TOPICS TO EXPLORE
Planning a pool deck? Want to learn more about bluestone? Considering reclaimed stone for your next project? Dive deeper to explore what our stone experts think.
Color theme, color pattern, feeling, inclusions, and surface finish create a color profile.
Surface finish and surface roughness combine to create a surface profile. Color theme, color pattern, feeling, inclusions, and surface finish create a color profile.
Split Face - Rough Plane
Surface Variation 1/4 - 2 inches
Stone pieces sized and placed relative to each other creates a design pattern.
Create realistic stone renderings with our 3D reconstructing of actual stone products.
CAD vs. Actual
NATURAL STONE INSTITUTE
Stone Curators is a proud member of the Natural Stone Institute. We are pleased to be able to offer selected publications from NSI’s extensive library.