In interior design projects, I tend to gravitate toward natural elements, like wood, glass and stone. But without question, marble is one of the most beautiful and breathtaking additions to any home. Whenever we need a gorgeous custom piece for a countertop or table, Aria Stone Gallery is our go-to. They helped us find the countertop we used in this stunning black and white powder room.
This week I’m excited to have Aria guest blogging for us. They’ll be sharing their top seven stone and marble interiors and three tips for pairing stone with natural elements like brick and wood.
1. Aria Stone Gallery’s Zebrino Black and Gold Marble Bathroom featuring wood accents l Image Credit:Aria Stone Gallery
This black, white and gold Zebrino marble makes the bathroom feel richer and more luxurious. It turns it into a place of grandeur and provides the perfect backdrop for this gorgeous soaker tub. It’s a visually heavy stone, but the natural light and horizontal veins make the space seem wider and more spacious. The dark wood cabinet complements the marble and helps frame the tub as the focal point of the bathroom. The result is absolutely stunning!
2. Aria Stone Gallery’s Colosseo Marble Feature Wall featuring wood accents l Image Credit:Aria Stone Gallery
This gorgeous marble, which has tons of beautiful veins, creates a showstopping accent wall. The two pieces of marble seem to mirror each other, which creates a beautiful line of symmetry through the center of the room. The wood accented headboard and dark wood floors anchor the design and add warmth. It’s a sophisticated, glamorous bedroom that shows the true beauty of the Colosseo marble.
3. Aria Stone Gallery’s Illusion Quartzite Master Bathroom featuring wood accents l Image Credit:Aria Stone Gallery
The blues, grays and touch of green in this Illusion quartzite countertop are the perfect match for the wood backsplash in this bathroom. The cool tones of the stone make it look a little like concrete, giving the space an industrial vibe. By pairing the quartzite with the wood, it adds a layer of richness and warmth to the space.
4. Aria Stone Gallery’s Taj Mahal Quartzite Kitchen featuring brick accents l Image Credit:Traci Connell Interiors
In this crisp white and silver accented kitchen, the Taj Mahal Quartzite countertop adds softness. The light brown veins in the countertop tie in the brick used in the breakfast area and the wood ceiling beams. It’s a cozy, welcoming kitchen that friends and family will love gathering in.
5. Aria Stone Gallery’s Onyx Caramello Backlit Bar featuring wood accents l Image Credit:Aria Stone Gallery
Talk about a unique bar! Backlighting the onyx countertop adds visual interest, shows off the stone’s organic pattern, and creates another layer of dimension. Plus, it adds a beautiful, unexpected pop of color. The stone countertop gives the space a rustic and natural, yet sophisticated vibe.
6. Aria Stone Gallery’s Fusion Leathered Quartzite Kitchen featuring brick accents l Image Credit:Aria Stone Gallery
I love the bright pops of color in this leathered quartzite countertop. The earthy brown and orange tones make this kitchen feel warm and cozy. They’re the perfect match for the brick ceiling and wood accents.
7. Aria Stone Gallery’s Zebrino Black and Gold Marble Bar featuring brick accents l Image Credit:Aria Stone Gallery
The smooth, black marble with white and gold veining used on this bar give it a glamorous feel. The natural texture of the brick creates a bit of visual tension and brings an edge to the sleek Zebrino marble countertops. The combination creates a rich, refined atmosphere.
Tips for Pairing Natural Stone with Wood
Whether you use them in a high-rise city loft or a bohemian inspired home, stone and wood is a timeless combination. Here are three tips to help you select the perfect design elements to pair with your natural stone.
Tip #1: Create visual texture
Pairing organic elements with natural stone creates a comforting, tailored and cohesive design. The smooth surface of the stone provides an interesting contrast to the rough, organic surfaces of wood and brick. The combination creates a natural and luxurious look that add lots of gorgeous texture to the space.
Tip #2: Consider the veining
Another thing to consider is the color of the stone’s veins. Natural stones with lots of color and busy veining work best when paired with wood or brick accents in similar colors. These rich tones complement the stone without competing for your eye’s attention.
Tip #3: Add in smaller nature-inspired elements
Don’t be afraid to bring the outdoors in by incorporating smaller elements of nature into your space! Natural stone pairs beautifully with river rock wall mosaics and distressed wood finishes. Pebbles and indoor plants are fabulous accent pieces and help bring out the color in your natural stone.
Thank you, Aria for giving our readers a peek inside your stunning portfolio! From accent walls to countertops, you can use natural stone in an endless number of ways. Natural stone is a beautiful way to incorporate texture and organic patterns into your interiors.
About Aria Stone Gallery
Aria Stone Gallery provides a curated collection of hand-selected, exotic natural stone from the most exclusive quarries around the world. Each stone is a unique piece of artwork. As a luxury stone provider, we display slabs in an art gallery-like environment to best showcase the full beauty of each stone.
The constant pursuit of the perfect slab is what defines Aria and defines us as a unique stone boutique. Unique to the stone industry, Aria is a retail establishment which sells both to the trade and direct to the public. As a transparent company, all stone have sizes, country of origin, and pricing displayed on each of our materials.
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