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

Custom Colours – Endless Possibilities

Shouldice Designer Stone currently offers nine fantastic and highly popular colours. But sometimes, a standard colour isn’t quite what a customer has in mind or just what a particular project... Read More

Product Spotlight – Estate Stone

Versatile style, in nine luxurious colours, makes Estate Stone our number one selling stone veneer, split-face block product. Estate Stone – Always the Right Choice (more…)... Read More

Dare to be Bold – A Little

Playing it safe is often just that - safe. And that is, of course, a good thing. However, stepping a little bit outside of that warm and comfortable zone can very often generate positive excitement... Read More

Shouldice Architectural Stone – The Heart of an Elegant Interior Design

In our last blog we talked generally about the use of stone for interior construction. In this one we want to drill down a bit and focus on a particular project to further demonstrate and reinforce... Read More

TURNING THINGS OUTSIDE IN WITH ARCHITECTURAL STONE

Although stone is often thought of first as an outside construction material it is used just about as much to enhance, beautify and add character and personality to the inside. (more…)... Read More