Designing in All Dimensions: Mitch Reveals What Inspired the New Pascal Table Base

Posted by Annie Krug on May 24, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Our newest table base, the Pascal, is a unique blend of Surrealist art and streamlined design. With its unexpected and irregular shape, this artful base catches and holds the eye with its varying depths of dimensional interest. So when we asked Stone Yard's head designer, Mitch Brean, about the backstory of this abstract art-turned-furniture piece, he had a few interesting tidbits to share.

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Topics: Inspiration, Our Team, Stone Yard Studio

Stone Yard, Inc. Reveals New Abstract Table Bases & Expanded Design Services at HD Expo 2018

Posted by Annie Krug on Apr 12, 2018 12:07:01 PM

"This year is very exciting because not only are we unveiling new table base designs inspired by modern art, but we are also showcasing some of our sister brands, whose products and services perfectly complement the Stone Yard brand. This allows us to provide one central, trusted design resource for the hospitality design community," says Stone Yard's Mitch Brean.

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Topics: Inspiration, Our Team, Stone Yard Studio

See How It's Made: The Bollé Dining Table Base

Posted by Annie Krug on Jan 25, 2017 9:15:55 AM

 

With interesting textures and artistic details as top design trends this year, the Bollé dining table base perfectly encompasses both sentiments. The patterned style of this stone table base, with its textured surface made of irregular bubble shapes, has been hand carved by our stone artisans as one of our latest dining room tables in a series of sculptural furniture-turned-art. In this post, we invite you to follow the Bollé creation process from start to finish and see how each fine detail gets translated into the finished piece. This process reflects our mission here at Stone Yard: to create one-of-a-kind furnishings synonymous with luxury, excellence, and craftsmanship—unparalleled designs, made by expert artisans, using superior quality materials.

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Topics: Inspiration, Our Team, Handcrafted, Stone Yard Studio

Custom Furniture: Why it’s a Growing Trend

Posted by Annie Krug on Jan 25, 2017 7:52:34 AM

 

We are already seeing the custom furniture trend accelerate in popularity. And with the maker movement in full swing, there is a noticeable uptick in the demand for one-of-a-kind furniture built by artisans, not machines. Stone Yard's expert artisans weigh in on what's behind this shift to custom, handmade furnishings, using as research their more than 30 years' experience designing for trade professionals.

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Topics: Inspiration, Our Team, Handcrafted, Stone Yard Studio