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Getting to know rocks on Collect Rocks Day

At Stone & Tile Studio, we love rocks of all shapes and sizes. We believe all the lessons are in nature and appreciate the time it takes to form natural stone – the wind and the water hitting them, the pressure of the earth transforming them – those things take time. So, on Collect Rocks [...]

2017-09-12T12:30:03+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Blog|

Inspiring greenery with Pantone Colour of the Year

Colour is complex and nuanced. It has the power to communicate and convey messages and meaning without words, and at its core is a fundamental part of the human experience. Over the years, designers have explored the potential of colour to affect mood and psyche in commercial and residential projects for their clients. So, when [...]

2017-09-11T14:41:12+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Blog, Tile Trends|

How to embrace unexpected surfaces with 3D tiles

The world isn’t flat and your walls don’t have to be either. If your home or commercial premise is looking a little flat, discover what the difference an addition of texture can make. The current trend is moving away from monochrome, clean cut design towards calming and natural spaces accentuated with small artistic explosions that [...]

2017-08-07T14:56:12+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Blog, Tile Trends|

Celebrating the cooks kitchen on Culinarians Day

If there’s one thing that’s truly universal, it’s this: Everyone speaks food. Breaking the bread together brings a wealth of benefits, including helping us explore new cultures and build stronger relationships when we socialise around food. It’s these moments that help us make friends, find love and end hostility. […]

2017-09-12T11:12:42+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Blog|

Case study: 310 Ann Street Metamorphosis

Brisbane has seen some exciting office developments over the past few years to cater to a new generation of workers. Stone & Tile Studio recently had the privilege of working on one of Brisbane’s largest projects, the refurbishment of 310 Ann Street, supplying high-end stone and tiles for the upgrade. About the project 310 Ann [...]

2017-09-12T11:13:47+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Blog|

Best Uses for Our Marble Tile Range

The colour, pattern and textural variation of our marble tiles are some of the most appealing tile characteristics, and the primary reasons why marble’s experiencing a resurgence in home decor use. From walls to floors and everything in between, marble is back in a big way, blending harmoniously into modern interiors. Explore the best uses of our [...]

2017-07-19T11:06:57+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Blog, Tile Trends|

Advantages of Hand Made Tiles for Brisbane Homes

Whilst it may be tempting to choose products from the many stores offering mass-produced marble or mosaic tiles Brisbane wide, there’s another type of tile that is often overlooked: handmade tiles. Each tile is made by hand, whether it’s destined for a translucent wall glaze finish, or intended for use as an earthy floor treatment. [...]

2017-07-19T11:06:47+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Blog|

The Dangers of Using Cheap Stone Tiles

When it comes to choosing natural stone flooring, renovators often make the mistake of thinking that all the stone tiles Brisbane has to offer are made equal. It might be tempting to choose cheaper tiles when completing a home or apartment project, but there are a number of issues with cheap tiles that are not [...]

2017-07-19T11:05:26+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Blog|

Best Uses for Our Travertine Tile Range

Travertine has been used as a building material for thousands of years, and can even be found in the iconic Colosseum in Rome. Easy to cut and shape, travertine tiles can fill small or oddly shaped spaces much easier than other materials, such as porcelain tiles. A timeless natural tile, it looks gorgeous in both [...]

2017-09-11T10:49:49+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Blog|

Flowing In, Flowing Out

Today, tile manufacturers make both ceramic and porcelain tiles in compatible colours and modular formats which can be used internally or externally, simply by choosing an appropriate surface finish, which provides adequate slip resistance.

2017-09-12T11:15:48+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Anti-Slip, Blog, Exterior Paving, Indoor Flooring, Indoor Outdoor Flooring|