Granite Stone for your Commercial Space

5 Ways to Use Granite in a Commercial Space

We rave on and on about the benefits of incorporating granite into your home. However, this stunning, versatile and durable material also works just as well for commercial applications; specifically, for enhancing your business’s atmosphere and providing both aesthetic and functional benefits.  If you’re looking to improve your commercial space, check out these 5 ways you can use granite to achieve just the look you want:  1. Reception Desks When customers first arrive at your commercial property, the first point of contact they’ll be having is at the reception desk or waiting area. For that reason, it’s important to make a good impression- and what better way to do this than by incorporating granite into your reception area! Granite, like … Continue reading

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Marble Stone by Aurora Stone

4 Common Myths About Marble Stone

If you’re searching for the perfect material to use for your benchtops, splashbacks, tiles, walls or fireplace, why not consider a natural stone like marble? Having been used throughout history in a variety of applications, marble has become synonymous with luxury, class and timeless style. For all these reasons plus more, they make the perfect addition to kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms and hallways. Better still, they offer an incredible return on investment (ROI).  Whilst marble has always been a popular choice for interior design applications, there are a few misconceptions surrounding this natural stone material. In this post, we’ll be debunking 4 common myths about marble stone, so that you can invest in new marble products with confidence:   1. It’s … Continue reading

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Natural Stone Surface for Restaurants and Bars

3 Best Natural Stone Surfaces for Restaurants and Bars

Whether you’re the owner of an up-beat local pub, a crowd-favourite eatery, or anything in-between, it’s important that the benchtops used in your restaurants and bars are just as durable as the ones in your homes. In fact, maybe even more so. The average modern adult spends about one hour cooking and preparing food each day. On the other hand, when it comes to restaurants and bars, staff are constantly working around the clock to prepare raw ingredients, cook, plate up delicious meals, and finally, clean. This is exactly why a good, solid benchtop solution is absolutely necessary. Out of all the surface materials available,  natural stone is a highly desirable choice for a good reason. Below, we’ve run through … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About Natural Stone

6 Interesting Facts About Natural Stone

As the first building blocks known to man, natural stone is just as popular today as it was thousands of years ago. With such a wide variety of colours, patterns and finishes available, finding the perfect product for your splashbacks, benchtops, tiles or wall cladding has never been easier.  But there is a lot more to natural stone materials than what meets the eye. To show you what we mean, we have rounded up 6 interesting facts you need to know about natural stone:  1. It Has Been Used in Most Ancient Monuments  Everything from the Colosseum of Rome to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Temple of Artemis, the Taj Mahal and many more ancient monuments. World wonders and … Continue reading

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Light vs Dark Countertops

Light vs Dark Countertops: Which One Should You Use?

Are you stuck on choosing your brand-new countertops? Of course, there are endless options you have available to you, in terms of material, colour, finish and size. However, sometimes making the simple decision of choosing to go light over dark, or vice versa, can make narrowing down your options a whole lot easier. To help you determine whether light or dark countertops are best for your home, we’ve run through the benefits of each, below:  Lighter Countertops… Are Great for Smaller Areas Are you working with a small kitchen space? Dark countertops can cause the room to look smaller than it actually is. So, if you want to keep your kitchen from feeling claustrophobic or overly busy, installing lighter benchtops … Continue reading

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