10 Monumental Stone Moments Inside and Out - interior design Blogs

10 Monumental Stone Moments Inside and Out

With Earth Day coming up on Saturday, I thought it would be interesting to expand the green/brown and flora/fauna themes and take a peek at what lies deep under the earth?s surface. When I moved from NYC back to my hometown in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, I realized that the stone all around […]

With Earth Day coming up on Saturday, I thought it would be interesting to expand the green/brown and flora/fauna themes and take a peek at what lies deep under the earth?s surface. When I moved from NYC back to my hometown in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, I realized that the stone all around me in the city was definitely a powerful elemental force, but one I often overlooked because of people, noise and the frantic pace of city life. Now, when I travel to NY, or even to Washington D.C., to a museum, I?m awestruck by the all of the natural stone in public places. I often admire stone elements in interiors here in my role at Design*Sponge — and in homes I visit in my everyday life — but those moments of being surrounded by massive stone installations in metropolitan spaces have made me more acutely aware of just how powerful even a touch of natural stone can be in any environment.
I also love the metaphor of ?digging beneath the surface? when it comes to considering stone moments. There are many voices and opinions about the use of stone and the processes behind it as it relates to the earth and environment. If you dig a bit deeper though, we?ve...
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