The not-so-secret secret of creating many of today’s most stylish spaces is, in two words, natural stone. We’re not talking your run-of-the-mill granite countertop or limestone hearth. These days, design pros are choosing special varieties of natural stone to transform surfaces and features in surprising and spectacular ways. Once considered unthinkable, today’s innovative stone applications and details prove that design possibilities are limited only by the imagination. For proof, we present five jaw-dropping features showcasing how natural stone can, dare we say, make any space rock.

Two-Stoned Bathroom

Talk about power couples! Just look at the magic created when two natural stones team to make a space extraordinary. Malachite is a magnificent, modern choice when paired with classic, Calacatta marble in this stunning, stone-wrapped bathroom. Large slabs of the brilliant green stone—hand-placed with 14K gold inlays—form the room’s clean-lined floating vanity, countertop and bathtub surround. Horizontal banding between the walls’  Calacatta marble slabs foster the room’s elegant, modern design. Stone from The Stone Collection.

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