The Clear Voice of Stone

Stone is unequivocal. There is no “perhaps” or “maybe” with stone. It presents with clarity and certainty. Our feature project is a case in point. One could easily associate “castle”... Read More

The Shouldice Product Family – Part 2

The Shouldice Designer Stone product family is a comprehensive collection, developed and refined over more than 70 years. The result is sufficiently extensive to warrant two blogs. Last month we... Read More

Style is Always a Winner

There’s just no getting around it. Great style is really impressive, by just about any standard. Our feature project this month shouts style from top to bottom and side to side. From a materials... Read More

Set a Contemporary Tone

We’ve all heard the expression, “best of both worlds.” The suggestion is, of course, like another familiar expression, “having your cake and eating it too.” It doesn’t happen often but is... Read More

A Modern Classic

MJ Brick Smooth, from Shouldice Designer Stone, is a contemporary reinvention of a classic brick veneer profile. MJ Brick Smooth satisfies a demand for sophisticated, linear good looks and the... Read More

Holiday Hours

The Christmas season is here. All of us at Shouldice Designer Stone wish you and your loved ones the very best of the holiday season as well as a healthy, happy and prosperous 2019. We also... Read More

2018 in Review

To grow a base of loyal and satisfied customers often requires striking a balance between what attracted customers in the first place and the introduction of innovations to solidify that base and... Read More

Designing with Brick and Stone

As building materials, brick and stone have much in common. They’re solid, valuable, durable, and fire-resistant. Perhaps because they are so alike, they seem like an unusual pair to make. While it... Read More

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

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