Founded in 2003, Alpha Granite is one of Central Texas’ premier fabricators and providers of premium stone surfaces, fireplaces, countertops, granite flooring, wall cladding and more. Alpha Granite prides itself in producing only the highest quality custom fabricated Stone and Natural Quartz Countertops and is second to none in craftsmanship and quality of service. Located in Austin Texas, Alpha Granite serves over a 150 mile radius fabricating and installing beautifully crafted residential and commercial stone surfaces. At Alpha Granite we have a proven track record of success.
Aria Stone Gallery is a new and revolutionary stone boutique, where slabs are displayed on the walls like paintings in museums. The setting is a true art gallery experience, allowing customers to discover the uniqueness of stone in a clean, well-lit, temperature-controlled environment. The gallery promotes innovative ways of working with stone such as incorporating book-matched slabs into the overall design of the space, using rare materials like quartzite, or encouraging different stone applications beyond countertops or vanity tops.
Pacific Shore Stones is an importer and wholesaler of exotic natural stones. We offer granite, marble, travertine, onyx, limestone, soapstone and engineered stone to meet your needs.
By Design Interiors, Inc. is one of Houston’s premier full-service design firms with expertise in both residential and commercial spaces. Their talented designers stay at the forefront of the interior design and remodel industry and work successfully with homeowners, architects, home designers, builders and remodelers, to create uniquely beautiful spaces.
The ASID Austin Design Community held its 27th Annual Design Excellence Awards ceremony on November 7, at Abel's on the Lake. Austin's premiere design community joined in to celebrate creativity, innovation, and achievement in interior design. The evening’s festivities began with a fajita bar, cocktails, and a photo booth.
Designers viewed and experienced new products from 22 vendors including, Dorado Stone Distributors, Anchor Ventana, Cosentino, Legen Lighting, BMC, Crossville Tile & Stone, Daltile, Decorum Architectural Stone, High Tech Flooring and Design, Kravet/Lee Jofa, Stockton Hicks Laffey, Stone SOlutions, Travis Tile, Kingwood Fine Cabinetry, Architectural Tile & Stone, Austin Stone Works, Exteriors Designer Showroom, Sherle Wagner Intl, Sunsational Solutions, Texas Sun & Shade, and Tufenkian Artisan Carpets.
Slocum Street Style 2012 was once again a great success. Yesterday evening, Slocum Street brimmed with design enthusiasts and curious others strolling along leisurely from showroom to showroom in the twilight of the evening. Each showroom was full of the bustle of lively conversation.
The spread at McGannon Showrooms
They helped soothe the growl of people’s stomachs by serving light bites and drinks. Also featured in each showroom were individual raffle prizes for people in attendance. For those with bigger appetites, there were food trucks located on a few street corners filled with the smells of mouth-watering food.
The Kitchen Source had chefs from Subzero whip up some scrumptious tex mex finger foods for guests.
Susan King, Glasshouse, shares some of the many ways to utlize glass in ways you may have never thought of:
At Glasshouse, we have had a lot of fun experimenting with our clear textured glasses and colored glasses. We can silver the back for a mirrored affect and can also antique the silver for an aged affect.
It’s great on a piece of furniture or a ceiling for example. We have also painted the back of the clear glass with metallic paints to achieve a gold leaf, platinum or copper affect. This can be beautiful when the glass has a sandblasted design in it also.
The NKBA Hill Country Chapter Hosted a Mixer at the new Cosentino Austin center. More than 100 people gathered and exchanged business cards, enjoyed scrumptious food, and beverages.
Among those present were members of the NKBA, ASID, NARI, HBA, and AIA. Guests were able to browse four vendor table displays from featured sponsors, Legend Lighting, Reality Restoration, DCW, and Scottish Stained Glass.