Natural stone comes in an endless variety of colors and choosing the right one can be a daunting task. Homeowners often want to match their new flooring and countertops to items they already own, or to their existing paint scheme.
Natural stone is as timeless as the universe. A design of creation’s own architecture frozen in time and space, it speaks a sensuous and evocative language; one of color and textures, of feelings and richness, of its passage from its geological beginnings through 4 billion years to the present day.
Often architects and designers choose stone based only on its color properties. Those who sell and work with stone should better understand the proper selection to aid the architect and designer. In selecting any stone for high-traffic commercial applications, there are several factors that must be considered.