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.

Fabulous Floor

Ready for a floor show? There’s a lot going on underfoot in this spectacular Park City master bathroom. Not only are each of the four slabs of Branco Prana marble spanning the floor impressive in their size and elegance, but their symmetrical diamond-match installation creates a breath-taking pattern that amplifies the beautiful veining of the adjoining marble slabs. Stone is from Italia Granite and installed by Curtis Damon & Associates.

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Brad Mee
Brad Mee is the Editor-in-Chief of Utah Style & Design Magazine.