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Our New Panel Planter: Traditional and Transitional

September 16, 2020

Deceptively dimensional, our new Panel Planter takes its simplicity from a more traditional design time and elevates it with an eye-catching..

Our New Coral Side Table: The Natural Look

August 25, 2020

Inspired by the coral reefs found in oceans across the world, our new Coral Side Table infuses elements of texture and natural beauty into a..

Our New Lodi Side Table: Texture with a Modern Touch

July 16, 2020

  With the rough, hand-scraped pottery of ancient civilizations as his muse, Stone Yard’s Head Designer Mitch Brean wanted the new Lodi Side Table..

Hex Bolt Side Table/Stool

July 15, 2020

As much an art piece as an eclectic piece of furniture, our new Hex Bolt Side Table is more than meets the eye. Crafted into a realistic hex bolt..

Our New Martini Dining Table: A Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece

July 2, 2020

With a sleekness that never goes out of style, our Martini Dining Table is a celebration of the past, present, and future of design. A rounded,..

Our New Cubo Side Table: A Contemporary Nod to the Past

July 2, 2020

Inspired by the shagreen end tables of the 1980s, our new Cubo Side Table has been brought up to date in a clean, modern design. Our new end..

Inspiration from Africa: Mitch Takes us to a Waterfall's Edge, Atop the Highest Sand Dune, and Inside the Joy of Giving

February 14, 2018

"When I travel, it's all about the adventure," head designer at Stone Yard, Mitch Brean, begins our conversation. "So I plan things as little as..

Bespoke Design: Why it Matters

December 6, 2017

The word "bespoke" originated in the fashion industry, and literally means to speak for something, as a well-cut suit or dress is said to "speak..

A Day in the Studio with our Master Sculptor

November 13, 2017

Like flour dusting a bakery floor, a fine layer of plaster dust overlays nearly every surface of the otherwise clean Stone Yard studio. An..

The Joy of Collaboration: Q&A with Expert Designer Barbara Grigsby

September 12, 2017

Nothing lights the creative fire like working with other artists on projects you both love. And Stone Yard's founder and head designer Mitch Brean