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Introducing a State-Of-The-Art New Quartz Finish: Cambria Matte™

May 23, 2017

As if it weren’t exciting enough to see all of Cambria’s eight new designs, the world-renowned quartz producer has also unveiled its latest option for customizing the finish of Cambria quartz surfaces, with the revolutionary Cambria Matte™ finish. 

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Vermella Lyndhurst Luxury Apartments Project, featuring Cambria's Darlington™

May 17, 2017

Creating luxury apartments can be a balancing act: because apartments tend to be a smaller space to work with, each opportunity to add a luxurious touch and dress to impress is important. So when Russo Development, a family-owned real estate development company, was looking for a way to make its ...

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift: Her Very Own “Woman Cave”

May 10, 2017

Ah, the man cave: a place where men can focus on their hobbies and interests, in peace. While the concept has gained popularity among the home improvement and decorating industry, we have to ask -- what is the woman’s equivalent?

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Announcing Eight Breathtaking New Cambria Designs

May 2, 2017

Cambria Quartz is an ideal natural stone for countertops and vanities. Its durability and reliability of designs marry the beauty of natural stone with the demands of modern life. And now, with Cambria’s eight new designs, there are even more options for customizing your kitchen, bathroom, or ...

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The Man Behind the Success of MARVA: A Special 30th Anniversary Interview

Apr 30, 2017

Chris Kalentzos is the founder and CEO of MARVA The Galleria of Stone. He is originally from Greece, but has lived in the United States since he was nine years old and developed his love for stone at an early age. 

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Neolith’s Calacatta Gold Stars in Italo Bassi’s New Restaurant

Apr 27, 2017

Restaurants are the perfect showcase for latest design trends, as friends and family gather for fine food, tasty drinks, and warm conversation. With this in mind, renowned Italian chef Italo Bassi chose Neolith Sintered Compact Surfaces to make a statement, utilizing the design for the wall ...

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Exploring Neolith Estatuario: Design Information and Inspiration

Apr 18, 2017

A pinnacle of Neolith’s Classtone collection, Estatuario stands out for its faithful interpretation of Carrara marble. A combination of thick and subtle veins of grey with delicate gold edging, crossing a pure white background, creates a design that exudes elegance and enhances any space with a ...

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Neolith is Hygienic in the Kitchen

Apr 11, 2017

It’s a home cook’s worst nightmare. You host a dinner party for a group of friends, eager to impress; but, those warm, happy memories evaporate the next day, as you start calling around and realize you weren’t the only one who suffered from an upset stomach later that night.

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What We Learned from the Tiny House: Neolith Fabrication Tips and Tricks

Apr 4, 2017

MARVA was pleased to host the Neolith Tiny House display in March, at its showrooms in the greater Washington, D.C. area and the Richmond, Virginia area.

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Why Did a Tiny House Launch its Cross-Country Tour at MARVA?

Apr 3, 2017

You have most likely heard by now that the Neolith Tiny House started its nationwide tour right here, at MARVA. It was an honor to launch this magnificent display that Neolith created in order to showcase the endless application possibilities of their extraordinary surface. 

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Which Natural Stone Should I Use for This Project?

Mar 30, 2017

The variety of natural stone options can be perplexing, especially as each one has its ideal application but also overlaps suitable applications with other stones.

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Azerocare by Antolini: A Revolutionary Natural Stone Treatment

Mar 28, 2017

Natural stone is a hallmark of elegance and sophistication. Bringing a piece of the earth into the kitchen, bathroom, or entryway elevates the space like no other design feature.

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Selling Your Home? Invest in These Highest-Value Renovations

Mar 27, 2017

Investing in your home is one of the most secure ways to spend discretionary income. Not only will you be able to enjoy your new and improved dwelling, but those renovations can pay you back when it comes time to sell.

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How to use Natural Stone Remnants

Mar 22, 2017

The big project is finished and you’re left with those stone pieces that are too small for a countertop, but big enough that you don’t want to waste them. Now what?

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How Architects Can Cut Costs, Not Luxury

Mar 16, 2017

So your client has champagne taste on a beer budget? It happens. Whether it’s a homeowner who binge-watches HGTV or a business executive who wants to convey success and value via their corporate office; sometimes an architect’s job is to make the space feel more luxurious than the owner’s ...

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Services a Stone Supplier Offers

Mar 14, 2017

If you’ve been following our blog, you already know that MARVA provides exceptional options for natural stone countertops. Our vast showroom includes hundreds of stone designs, including marble, granite, quartzite, and others, as well as different options for edges and slab finishing.

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Stone Supplier vs Big Box: Where Should I Buy My Countertops?

Mar 9, 2017

Whether you’re designing your dream kitchen, giving your bathroom a makeover, or adding a dramatic fireplace surround to your living room, there are no shortage of resources for natural stone.

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Natural Stone Refinishing: What are my options?

Mar 7, 2017

Marble and granite countertops continue to be the hallmark of high-end, stylish kitchen and bath countertops. These durable stone surfaces add natural beauty and glamour to any space.

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