Manufactured Stone vs Natural Stone

Just what are the differences between and the relative benefits of manufactured stone and natural stone? Here are a few things to consider before making a decision about which is right for your... Read More

The Corporate Choice

Developing and sustaining a positive reputation and perception with clients and consumers is of the utmost importance to success in the business world. There are many things that can contribute to... Read More

Designing with Stone and Metal

Stone and metal buildings have surprising advantages in aesthetics and cost. Designing with stone can add the texture that metal is missing, bringing the whole design to a more welcoming, natural,... Read More

Quality You Can Count On

Quality, like beauty, can be in the eye of the beholder. That is to say, the perceived value of certain aspects or characteristics of stone products are not set in stone, if you will pardon the... Read More

Stone and Glass – Meant for Each Other

It almost goes without saying that effective design is not just about shape even though shape can play a significant role in forming an initial impression. Shape can be dramatically enhanced and... Read More

Designing with Stone and Glass

Changing technology has made glass a more stable and cost-effective material than ever before. The result is that glass has become the staple of modern architecture, adding light and sophistication... Read More

The Value of the Finishing Touch

The difference between good and great often comes down to the finishing touch. It is that attention to detail that turns a “nice” into a “wow”. One way to get to “wow” in the stone... Read More

LEED Certification is Good for Everyone

Shouldice Designer Stone manufactures stone products that support the principles of LEED with raw materials, production, life cycle costing and performance. The benefits of additional durability,... Read More

Meeting the Challenge of Canadian Weather

One of the many wonders and attractions (depending upon who you ask) of Canada is the wide variability of the weather. With temperatures that can range between -40°C and +40°C over the course of a... Read More

Feature Project – Custom Colours – Architectural

Our most recent blog featured several examples of how custom colours can not only set a building apart from the run-of-the-mill but also how custom colours can meet a particular design intention that... Read More