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MetroQuartz Makes Its Television Debut

MetroQuartz makes its television debut in the Netflix Original Series Instant Dream Home! This heartwarming show focuses on a team of remodelers that transforms families’ homes from top to bottom within 12 hours.

Visit Our Booth at KBIS 2023!

Join us in Las Vegas!

Architectural Surfaces Acquires Da Vinci Marble

Expanded presence in Northern California strengthens and diversifies geographic footprint, while accelerating growth along the West Coast

Stone and Tile Trends for 2023

Design is a dynamic sphere. As we approach 2023, it is beneficial to be aware of the latest trends.

Limited Edition MetroQuartz Colors

For a limited time only, these MetroQuartz colors are available for purchase at Architectural Surfaces.

Reasons to Choose Quartz for Your Next Countertop

Countertops are an essential part of your kitchen and bathroom’s design. Whether you are going for a look to match your theme or a bold statement piece to highlight in your kitchen, quartz is one of the best materials to use for your countertops.

Upcoming Kitchen Designs Trends for 2023

There is an old saying in the real estate world: “Kitchens sell houses.” With the sizzling real estate market slowing in many parts of the country in the face of rising interest rates, there has never been a better time to fall back on this wisdom.

Stay Warm in Style

The fireplace serves a valuable function during colder seasons. It can also be a statement. The center of attention in any room, the fireplace is the prime position to display your most extravagant stone while keeping you cozy.

Protecting Your Natural Stone from Stains

While the delicate characteristics of natural stones make them a refined choice for design, it also means they are susceptible to blemishes.

Beautiful Stone at the 2022 Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Within the walls of the 2022 Kips Bay Decorator Show House in Dallas, TX lies a meticulous selection of the finest marble provided by Stone Boutique.

MetroQuartz is Now Available in Dallas and Virginia

Residents of Dallas, TX, Ashland, VA and Virginia Beach, VA can now experience firsthand the unmatched beauty and exceptional durability of MetroQuartz.

Capturing Classic Hollywood Glamour

Located near the border of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles lies one of its most historically significant landmarks, the Beverly Hilton.

A Modern Touch to a Historic Home

Modernizing a historical home while keeping its original spirit and including a personal touch is a truly challenging balancing act.

Meet the Artisan Group

The Artisan Group is a network of over 35 distinguished North American countertop professionals.

Modern Kitchen, Timeless Marble

The right stone can make all the difference. Carrara, a classic Italian marble, has been used in architecture and design for centuries.

Designer Spotlight: We3 Dwellings

30+ years in the construction industry they approach their design/builds in a forward thinking and contemporary manner.

A Dream Kitchen with PentalQuartz

When designing a kitchen, what is of the greatest importance?

The Art of Bookmatching

Bookmatching is the process of adjoining two or more slabs in such a way that they mirror each other.

Tour a Show-Stopping California Kitchen

Skillfully decorated by Gina Holz, the Pacific Palisades property is elegant, inviting and designed for family life.

Designer Spotlight: 6 Questions with Rachel Wood

We spoke with Rachel Wood of Alexander Grace Interiors on her love for Natural Stone.

Introducing Three New Tile Lines

Distinct. Bold. Pragmatic. These words best describe our three new tile collections. Each one brings a unique aesthetic that adds its own flavor to our full tile offering.

Architectural Surfaces Acquires Pacifica Wholesale Tile & Stone

Expanded reach into Southern California creates opportunities for improved direct operational synergies and enhanced product offerings.

PentalQuartz Launches New Colors for 2022

Inspired by beautiful quartzites and white marble, our newest range of PentalQuartz colors will add dynamic interest to all your designs.

Architectural Surfaces Acquires ARC Natural Surfaces

Extended reach into Mid-Atlantic region allows for accelerated growth and additional support to current locations along Northeast corridor.

Introducing Eight New MetroQuartz Colors!

Get Excited... Our new MetroQuartz colors are here! This spring we're introducing eight fantastic new colors.

Project Profile – Elmwood Lake House

Did you catch Halfway Wholistic Lake House Kitchen Reveal the other day?

Architectural Surfaces Acquires Stone Boutique and Allure

Opportunities to address distinct customer channels through innovative technology and customer-focused solutions creates expanded growth potential in Texas

Surface Summary: Selecting Your Best Countertop

Before you start shopping for countertops, make sure you have a well thought out plan for your space and understand your specific lifestyle

Architectural Surfaces Awarded Best of Houzz 2022

2022 people’s choice award highlights top home professionals among the Houzz community, based on quality service and most popular designs

Surface Summary: Atomic Ranch Mid Century Marvels Issue Spring 2022

In this issue the focus is the kitchen and butler’s pantry, particularly the countertops that are from our MetroQuartz collection.

Stone & Tile Trend Predictions for 2022

We’re predicting these trends to dominate 2022 designs.

Featured in Kitchen & Bath Design News

Architectural Surfaces is featured in the November/December 2021 issue of Kitchen & Bath Design News

Editorial Features in Portrait Magazine

Our gorgeous PentalQuartz and Natural Stone was featured in 4 editorial stores in their November Seattle and Portland issues!
Natural Stone, Quartzite

Surface Summary: Quartzite

A sophisticated natural stone with delicate veining and understated color palette.

Surface Summary: Atomic Ranch Design Issue Pt. I

Big Design, Small Spaces- Tour the first main house reveal for Project House Austin.

Architectural Surfaces Joins Together with Ceramic Matrix

Extended reach into Central and South Florida market creates synergies for elevated customer experience and product offerings

Select Interior Concepts Acquired by Affiliate of Sun Capital Partners

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Select Interior Concepts, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIC), a premier distributor of interior building products, today announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital”), a global private equity fund.

Introducing Nine New Tiles!

Whether your preference is classic, contemporary, or modern, the rich diversity of our tile collections give you myriad options for your next project.

Visualizing Your Design

Create and share fun designs with our new visualizer. Choose from 11 new scenes, including office, restaurant, and outdoor spaces!

Surface Summary: Outdoor Kitchen Countertops Options

Consider all the factors when choosing materials for your outdoor spaces.

Surfaces Summary: Designing Spaces Episode

Homeowners Cole and Morgan need to select countertops for the kitchen and primary bath in their newly built home. But who should they turn to?

Surface Summary: Marble

White marble is one of our most popular natural stones and makes an arresting statement in interior design.

Surface Summary: Granite

Granite’s strength and durability have made it one of the most enduringly popular countertop materials in use today.

Surface Summary: Limestone

An often intricate stone, limestone is a sedimentary rock composed primarily of calcium carbonate.

Surface Summary: Soapstone

A high-end look and favorite countertop of master chefs, soapstone is a remarkable natural material.

Surface Summary: Travertine

One of the most sophisticated and enduring natural stones, travertine is formed when particles of calcium carbonate are deposited on the earth’s surface by rivers, natural springs, or geysers.
Marble, Quartz

Deciding Between Marble and Quartz

Armed with a little bit of information about marble and quartz and our three guidelines below, you should be able to determine which surface material best suits your home and lifestyle.

Tips for Maintaining the Natural Beauty of Your Marble

Sought after for thousands of years for its timeless beauty, marble is a unique and highly desirable natural stone surface. Every slab of marble is classic, one-of-a-kind and stunningly beautiful in its own way.