The collection housed in the Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is a marriage of past and present works of Quebec and Canadian Art. It is appropriate that the Pavilion itself is a carefully curated design marrying past and present architecture. (more…)
Marble floors are beautiful when they are new. There is nothing that matches the unique graining of the natural stone; manufactured imitations cannot be produced with the infinite variety that comes when you get the stone from the earth and cut it down into tiles. Every tile in a marble floor matches its fellows as...
Marble tile has been used in buildings for centuries. Royalty in many countries have used marble for their home, but it isn't out of the question for use in yours. Even though it is associated with classic art, monuments, and architecture; the properties of marble make it a practical choice for many applications. (more…)
When many people think of marble flooring they immediately conjure up images of Cindarella and the prince at the ball. That's a nice romantic idea, but not all marble floors are dance floors. In fact, marble is very versatile and can be used in a lot of different rooms to enhance your decor. (more…)
Yesterday, we talked about different floor tiles and which ones last longer. Today, I'd like to go through the list of floor tiles that last up to 50 years. There are several, and they're easy to find. (more…)
Marble tile is expensive and a slippery. Still, it's one of the best looking floor materials on the planet. It will instantly increase the value of your home. Nevertheless, it doesn't hurt to talk about the drawbacks. (more…)