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AIA Modern Home Tour Houston

We’ve got some work displayed in the modern home tour in Houston this weekend if you have some time to run by. Allegro Modern did a great job with the design work and used a few unique aspects of our company to complement their project.

All the main kitchen counters are 1.2cm Neolith, and a great example of how to use simple clean lines in a modern application.  We have a lot of clients who have a hard time envisioning 1/2″ thick counters when the norm is 3 times thicker, but it looks perfect in this house. We have access to all kinds of specialty products and the knowledge to work with them in all situations. Our waterjet and CNC technology allow us to accommodate tight tolerances and perform cleaner cuts than you could ever achieve by hand. This is especially true on miters and with difficult materials like sintered stone (Neolith, et al) and natural stone like marble and quartzite.

Neolith perimeter

Neolith perimeter

The fireplace surround is Striato Olimpico marble.  Feature walls, whether marble, onyx or natural stone require specific slabs and installation expertise to make sure they don’t fail post-install. With slabsmith technology, we can perfectly book-match and give multiple digital layout options to choose from. You can either come into our office or we can e-mail you different layouts.

marble fireplace wall

marble fireplace wall

Then they were able to fill out some closets, pantries and other rooms using smaller remnants and half-slabs from our inventory to help keep budget down. We have tons of interesting stones in smaller pieces so you don’t have to buy a big slab. On a big project things tend to get out of budget quickly, so using remnants to fill out secondary areas can allow you to have different colors in different areas without buying whole slabs or just keep costs down.

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Carrara marble

Carrara marble