ARCHITECTS & DESIGNERS
Use our Stone Designer, a free tool to visualize various stone materials in different design patterns. Experiment with color, surface finish, shape, size, joints, and mortar—all in one tool. Blend a variety of stone materials to create something unique, and apply it to your CAD drawings. When you’re done experimenting, download the finished CAD material texture for use in your drawings and presentations.
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3D DESIGN PATTERNS
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 or cobblestone for your walkway or driveway? Dive deeper to explore what our stone experts think.
The Stone Curators’ Blog
Have you ever had a day when you didn’t see or touch or walk on some kind of stone? Most people would say no but they might not THINK about stone every day. We do. That’s what this blog is all about; how we think about stone and some information we hope you find practical and insightful. Please enjoy!
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
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.