Welcome to Our Distinctive Stone Blog

Here you will find our top tips on everything to do with natural stone, reconstituted stone, porcelain and laminate, including emerging trends and useful information on how to choose the right stone for you.

November 13, 2018 in Kitchens, Natural Stone

Concerned about Silicosis? Perhaps a Natural Stone Kitchen Benchtop is for You!

Stone benchtops don't have to come with a fear of Silicosis If you are choosing to move towards the use of natural stone within your home for reasons relating to... Read More
August 7, 2018 in Interior Design, Trends

Milan Design Week 2018: Salone del Mobile

The place to be for all interior design aficionados in the Italian springtime, Milan Design Week is where trends are born. Here's our round up of the top trends that... Read More
July 24, 2018 in Kitchens, porcelain, Trends

The rise of porcelain: why so popular?

Why is ultra-compact porcelain so special? Porcelain has of course been around for centuries, but only recently has it emerged as a surface material used in homes and commercial buildings.... Read More
May 20, 2018 in Cleaning Stone, Kitchens

Stone Kitchen Countertops: How to Clean Them Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our How To Clean Stone Kitchen Countertops blog series! In Part 1 we explained how to care for concrete, granite and quartz kitchen counters, in... Read More
May 1, 2018 in Cleaning Stone, Kitchens

Stone Kitchen Countertops: How to Clean Them Part 1

The variety of natural stone options for your kitchen countertops these days is huge: concrete, granite, marble, limestone, quartz and soapstone to name just a few. But, just as we... Read More
August 28, 2017 in Art & Sculpture, Distinctive Stone Stories

Stone Plinth for Stunning Statue

When something special comes your way... A little while ago we came across this stunning metal cheetah at Rough Luxury Noosa. It was once on display at the Walthamstow Greyhound... Read More