Sleek and Stylish

A great example of light-coloured masonry playing off against dark black and brown elements in different materials. Black window frames continue to be a popular choice for contemporary designs, as are the black metal panels over the entranceway. The garage and front doors in a brown, wood grain pattern add a further element to catch… Continue reading Sleek and Stylish

Modern Boxy Infill

The modern architectural design and starkly contrasting colour scheme make this home stand out from the neighbours. The façade is clad almost entirely in Urban Brick Smooth in Polar, one of our lightest shades. This stands in stark contrast to the black window frames and metal panelling along one side of the home. The brown… Continue reading Modern Boxy Infill

Stately Traditional Two-Storey Home

This home is a great example of how mixing different colours and materials can create an eye-catching look. The lower half of the home is wrapped in white and grey Estate Stone, which pairs nicely with the shingles and grey horizontal siding. The white wooden posts, window frames, eavestrough and soffit are then played off… Continue reading Stately Traditional Two-Storey Home

Modern Farmhouse

This modern build uses masonry, dormers and board-and-batten siding to create a farmhouse vibe. The browns and greys of the Shale Stone contrast beautifully with the red siding. Additional features such as the faux shutters, antique-looking exterior lights and the metal trim over the front window add to the classic esthetic. Location: Canada Recreate This… Continue reading Modern Farmhouse

Modern Linear Home

This modern design blends Shouldice bricks with stucco and metal trim. The lower level is wrapped in two different sizes of Architectural Brick with a Tapestry finish – 90 x 90 x 290 (3.5” x 3.5” x 11⅜”) and 90 x 90 x 290 (3.5” x 3.5” x 11⅜”) – both in Colby. The consistent,… Continue reading Modern Linear Home

Stone and Brick Mix

This classic ranch-style home uses multiple Shouldice Stone products, all chosen around a palette of tans and browns for a unified look. The primary masonry is a mix of Estate Stone and MJ Saratoga Brick, both in Hampton. The window surrounds and stills are in Chamois. Even the house address is a Stencil Stone, part… Continue reading Stone and Brick Mix

Blended Stone Exterior

The owners of this home wanted to stand out for the neighbours, and they definitely succeeded! The project features our Estate Stone in a mix of colours, 95 per cent Hampton with five per cent Norton for some darker accents for a unique, speckled look. This work not only showcases the skills of the mason,… Continue reading Blended Stone Exterior

Contrasting Light and Dark

This sprawling, striking home is located near Barrie, Ontario. It is a great example of contrasting light-coloured masonry with a dark roof, window frames and doors. The overall effect gives this home a modern farmhouse vibe. The daytime and nighttime photos beautifully illustrate how different levels of light subtly alter the appearance of the stone.… Continue reading Contrasting Light and Dark

Spirit in Niagara Distillery

For this new build, the client wanted it to mimic the look of an existing heritage building on the property. The exterior features the soft, textured finish of Shale Stone in Hudson, and the same product was used on the interior fireplace. Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Recreate This Look Product: Shale Stone Colour: Hudson CONTACT US

Modern Townhouse Complex

This modern, three – unit townhouse complex in Toronto is built around the very trendy look of light masonry contrasted with dark elements. The project features three shades of Shouldice Stone’s Strata Brick Smooth – Polar, Galaxy and Oxenden. These tones contrast nicely with the black window frames, entrance doors, garage doors and railings. Building… Continue reading Modern Townhouse Complex