The Shouldice Product Family – Part 1

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. Below is Part 1,... 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

Thoughtful Design – It’s A Beautiful Thing

There is often a lot to be said for playing it safe.  Too much experimentation or deviation from the norm can have unforeseen and perhaps unfortunate outcomes. However, when adequate thought and due... 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

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

New Products for a Demanding Market

The commitment Shouldice Designer Stone has for Quality, Service and Innovation is once again evident as two new products are introduced in response to market requirements - Smith Stone residential... 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