The Essential Countertop Guide: Function and
The Essential Countertop Guide: Function and
When it comes to selecting a countertop, the options seem nearly endless, ... Read More >
Top 5 Design Trends of 2019
Top 5 Design Trends of 2019
Oh, happy day! Unveiling our top five design trends is one of the most inspiring ... Read More >
Our Favorite Looks of 2018
Our Favorite Looks of 2018
In the world of surfaces, twenty-eighteen was a beautiful year. From travertine ... Read More >
Drama on the Homefront: A Striking Movement G
Drama on the Homefront: A Striking Movement G
The hum on our mind these days? Summer, please never end. The only thing that ... Read More >
Wild at Heart
Wild at Heart
According to trendspotters, the rooms with the most kick today are the ones ... Read More >
Passport to Cersaie
Passport to Cersaie
You probably haven’t given much thought to the origins of the lovely ... Read More >
Find Your Kitchen Countertop Soulmate
Find Your Kitchen Countertop Soulmate
Creating your dream kitchen doesn’t have to be a labor of love. In ... Read More >
New Year, New Quartz Colors
New Year, New Quartz Colors
Whether you’re restoring your bathroom or revamping your kitchen, ... Read More >
The 6 Tenets of Style: Basic Rules for Mixing
The 6 Tenets of Style: Basic Rules for Mixing
Kitchen countertops should deliver loads of practicality and panache, ... Read More >
Stylish Living: Decorating with Quartzite Cou
Stylish Living: Decorating with Quartzite Cou
Style-savvy homeowners and designers often opt for quartzite countertops ... Read More >
Top 5 Designer Countertops
Top 5 Designer Countertops
Do you have a favorite countertop material? Countertops in kitchens and ... Read More >
White-Hot Style = Palette Perfection
White-Hot Style = Palette Perfection
Clean. Crisp. Classic. The color white rises to "gotta have it" status when ... Read More >
23 New Granite Colors to Love
23 New Granite Colors to Love
Granite is the most sought after natural stone in the ... Read More >
4 Ways to Light Up Your New Kitchen
4 Ways to Light Up Your New Kitchen
Proper kitchen lighting ensures a safe and efficient work area, which also ... Read More >
Striking New Quartz Colors Expand Possibiliti
Striking New Quartz Colors Expand Possibiliti
If you’re remodeling a kitchen or bathroom, most people may automatically ... Read More >
What Is Your Tile Style?
What Is Your Tile Style?
Tiles add appealing texture, color, and pattern to walls and floors and ... Read More >
Top 5 Premium Surface Trends Seen at Covering
Top 5 Premium Surface Trends Seen at Covering
Back from the Coverings 2015 tradeshow in Orlando, Florida, the largest ... Read More >
Affordable Updates Give Your Kitchen New Life
Affordable Updates Give Your Kitchen New Life
Without a doubt, a complete kitchen re-do can be expensive – costing ... Read More >
5 Ways to Personalize Your Kitchen with Uniqu
5 Ways to Personalize Your Kitchen with Uniqu
Without a doubt, countertops can make or break a kitchen. But they’re ... Read More >
Bold Interiors Focus on Natural Stone
Bold Interiors Focus on Natural Stone
Stunning architectural designs and stylish room décor fall flat ... Read More >
Behind the Scenes: Creating Mosaics with MSI’
Behind the Scenes: Creating Mosaics with MSI’
Here at MSI, our design team is constantly on the lookout for inspiration ... Read More >
Tile 101: Installing Large Format Tile
Tile 101: Installing Large Format Tile
Are you considering using large format tiles in a home or commercial property? ... Read More >
Color Therapy: How Colors Affect the Mood in
Color Therapy: How Colors Affect the Mood in
Do the colors in your home reflect your personal style and support the mood ... Read More >
2015 Hot Kitchen Trends – Part 1: Cabinets &
2015 Hot Kitchen Trends – Part 1: Cabinets &
Design style is cyclical; what is hot one year cools the next. Fads may come ... Read More >
New Granite Colors Offer Endless Possibilitie
New Granite Colors Offer Endless Possibilitie
Granite has always been an ideal material choice for both interior and exterior ... Read More >
Beautiful Bathrooms Start With The Countertop
Beautiful Bathrooms Start With The Countertop
Your kitchen may be the heart of the home, but the bathroom is the workhorse. ... Read More >
NEW Q Premium Natural Quartz Brochure Showcas
NEW Q Premium Natural Quartz Brochure Showcas
We are excited to announce the launch of our new Q Premium Natural Quartz Countertop ... Read More >
Venetian Marble - Natural Stone Look At An Af
Venetian Marble - Natural Stone Look At An Af
Have you always loved the beautiful natural look and feel of granite, marble, ... Read More >
Carefree Luxury: Pietra Porcelain Offers All
Carefree Luxury: Pietra Porcelain Offers All
Do you love the look of natural stone, but fear the maintenance? If so, our ... Read More >
Limestone Looks with Quartz
Limestone Looks with Quartz
One of the hottest trends in countertop design is natural quartz. Our Q Premium ... Read More >
Looking to Add a Little Shimmer to Your Next
Looking to Add a Little Shimmer to Your Next
Does your bathroom, kitchen, entry, or living room need a makeover? Mosaic ... Read More >
Two Great Tools to Design Your Kitchen: Count
Two Great Tools to Design Your Kitchen: Count
Imagination is a wonderful thing, but it can only take you so far! When you ... Read More >
Countertop Guide: Top 9 Countertop Options
Countertop Guide: Top 9 Countertop Options
You make many choices in your kitchen, from what to make for dinner to bigger ... Read More >
Countertop Guide: Top 9 Countertop Options
Countertop Guide: Top 9 Countertop Options
You make many choices in your kitchen, from what to make for dinner to bigger ... Read More >
Monochromatic Quartz Colors: The Perfect Canv
Monochromatic Quartz Colors: The Perfect Canv
There is a fine line between creating interest in design and going overboard. ... Read More >
Mixing Materials - Customize Your Kitchen wit
Mixing Materials - Customize Your Kitchen wit
Good home design should accomplish more than just a pretty look. When we've ... Read More >
Quartzite Countertops vs. Granite Countertops
Quartzite Countertops vs. Granite Countertops
Before we talk the pros and cons of quartzite countertops to granite countertops, ... Read More >
White Marble: The Resurging Trend that Never
White Marble: The Resurging Trend that Never
In the world of design, there are few truths that remain unchanged over the ... Read More >
New Q Premium Quartz Colors Meet the Hottest
New Q Premium Quartz Colors Meet the Hottest
Some industries try to create trends. Others meet the demand. When it comes ... Read More >
Tundra Gray Marble Collection: Timeless. Clas
Tundra Gray Marble Collection: Timeless. Clas
The new “it color” in the design world is gray. You can’t ... Read More >
Pattern Play: The New World of Intricate Mosa
Pattern Play: The New World of Intricate Mosa
Have you been looking for a new mosaic? I bet you’ve noticed that are ... Read More >
Quartz vs. Quartzite - Are they the same?
Quartz vs. Quartzite - Are they the same?
Quartz and quartzite, sound the same and are often terms that are incorrectly ... Read More >
Tips from the Trade: Types of Countertop Fini
Tips from the Trade: Types of Countertop Fini
Photo Credit: Houzz With so many options out there, choosing your perfect ... Read More >
Tips from the Trade: Add Instant Value to you
Tips from the Trade: Add Instant Value to you
When it comes to home design, styles come and go. But when you choose premium ... Read More >
Outdoor Oasis: Killer Countertops for Outdoor
Outdoor Oasis: Killer Countertops for Outdoor
Thanks to the cooking genius of Julia Child, the kitchen has transformed ... Read More >
Tips from the Trade: Run Your Slab Up Your Ba
Tips from the Trade: Run Your Slab Up Your Ba
When you’ve fallen in love with your choice of natural stone slab ... Read More >
Current Obsessions: Dramatic Veining
Current Obsessions: Dramatic Veining
There’s a reason marble is so popular with homeowners when it comes ... Read More >
Current Obsessions: Black & White and Chic Al
Current Obsessions: Black & White and Chic Al
Nothing says sophisticated elegance like a black and white interior design ... Read More >
Take it for Granite: Choosing the Right Edge
Take it for Granite: Choosing the Right Edge
If you are remodeling your kitchen or bathroom, you will probably spend ... Read More >
Outdoor Oasis: Granite – Number One Choice fo
Outdoor Oasis: Granite – Number One Choice fo
The heart of the home has always been the kitchen, but during the summer, ... Read More >
Tips from the Trade: Is Quartz More Expensive
Tips from the Trade: Is Quartz More Expensive
When it’s time to select your next countertop, you have to consider ... Read More >
Current Obsessions: 5 Beautiful, Marble-Look
Current Obsessions: 5 Beautiful, Marble-Look
From the great domes of the Taj Mahal to the terrace walls of the Lincoln Memorial, ... Read More >
Take It for Granite: 9 Popular Black Granite
Take It for Granite: 9 Popular Black Granite
From solid black to gold flecked, MSI's elite collection of black granite ... Read More >
Backsplashes – A Quick & Affordable Upgrade
Backsplashes – A Quick & Affordable Upgrade
With a limitless budget, anyone can have an amazing kitchen or bathroom. ... Read More >
Granite Countertops: A Great Investment for H
Granite Countertops: A Great Investment for H
If you suddenly had a large home improvement budget, what would you spend ... Read More >
The Pros and Cons of Marble Countertops
The Pros and Cons of Marble Countertops
Marble is the epitome of luxury, and yet it is surprisingly one of the most ... Read More >
Monochromatic Quartz for the Modern Design Sc
Monochromatic Quartz for the Modern Design Sc
As art has evolved over the decades, explorations of wild multi-color artworks ... Read More >
Imaginative Backsplashes: Glass Subway Tiles
Imaginative Backsplashes: Glass Subway Tiles
Mosaics are a creative and arguably inexpensive way to recreate a space and ... Read More >
Granite Countertops: An American Staple
Granite Countertops: An American Staple
Baseball, apple pie, and…granite countertops? Granite countertops ... Read More >
White Quartz: A Popular Alternative To Marble
White Quartz: A Popular Alternative To Marble
Marble is a beautiful, elegant option for natural stone countertops and ... Read More >
Black Granite: A Piece of MSI History
Black Granite: A Piece of MSI History
One could say M S International’s very foundation is made of granite, ... Read More >
Beautifully Beige Quartz
Beautifully Beige Quartz
Once you've decided on premium natural quartz as the material of choice for ... Read More >
8 Countertop Edges for Endless Possibilities
8 Countertop Edges for Endless Possibilities
There are many different edge profiles available for granite countertops. ... Read More >
Colors of Granite - Creating Your Own Color S
Colors of Granite - Creating Your Own Color S
There are common color schemes we’ve all seen before. They are classics ... Read More >
Crystals to Countertops -  How Quartz Counter
Crystals to Countertops - How Quartz Counter
Quartz countertops have grown rapidly in popularity over the last decade. ... Read More >
Natural Adaptability: New Venetian Gold Grani
Natural Adaptability: New Venetian Gold Grani
There are few materials as visually and functionally versatile as  ... Read More >
Countertops: All Around Brown
Countertops: All Around Brown
Rediscover an old favorite for countertops: The Color Brown Color choice ... Read More >
The History of Quartz Countertops
The History of Quartz Countertops
Quartz is the most abundant mineral on Earth and one of the hardest, so it is ... Read More >
5 Common Myths About Granite Countertops
5 Common Myths About Granite Countertops
The longer something is popular, the easier it is for myths to grow about it. ... Read More >
Luxury Goods In One Stop
Luxury Goods In One Stop
One of the most unique things to find in the design marketplace these days ... Read More >
From Bedrock To Countertop – The Art Of Excav
From Bedrock To Countertop – The Art Of Excav
Looking at a beautiful expanse of polished granite - the centerpiece of a ... Read More >
Pure Color – Santa Cecelia
Pure Color – Santa Cecelia
There are many granite countertop color options available to homeowners ... Read More >
Brazil’s Unique Ubatuba Granite
Brazil’s Unique Ubatuba Granite
Granite is found on every continent, above and below the sea, throughout ... Read More >
Quartz Makes A Splash in the Bathroom
Quartz Makes A Splash in the Bathroom
Natural stone brings a unique beauty to every room. Our instincts may lean ... Read More >
From Drab to Fab: How to Increase Your Home V
From Drab to Fab: How to Increase Your Home V
With the real estate market still in recovery, homeowners are looking for ... Read More >
The Latest Marble & Granite Countertop Trends
The Latest Marble & Granite Countertop Trends
The stone industry is never one to rely on the timeless beauty of natural stones ... Read More >
The Right Finish for Lifestyle & Maintenance
The Right Finish for Lifestyle & Maintenance
Selecting the right finish for your marble flooring is an important ... Read More >
Choose Your Mood With Natural Stone
Choose Your Mood With Natural Stone
We know color can make all the difference to one’s mood. This explains ... Read More >
Celebrate Your Kitchen with Quartz
Celebrate Your Kitchen with Quartz
There's one room in the home that plays more roles in your life than any other. ... Read More >
Q Premium Natural Quartz: Easy Care for Today
Q Premium Natural Quartz: Easy Care for Today
Q Premium Natural Quartz is a beautiful, low maintenance choice for countertops ... Read More >
Marble:  A Timeless Investment in Luxury
Marble: A Timeless Investment in Luxury
Once upon a time, in castles of old and great estates of the finest quality, ... Read More >
Black Granite Countertops: The Royal Appeal
Black Granite Countertops: The Royal Appeal
The color black has long stood as a symbol of elegant formality. Our liveried ... Read More >
The Distinct Similarities Between Quartz & Gr
The Distinct Similarities Between Quartz & Gr
The choice between a man-made product and a natural product is not always ... Read More >
Beautiful Warmth & Versatility in High Demand
Beautiful Warmth & Versatility in High Demand
It is a rare thing indeed when uncommon beauty is delivered in abundance. ... Read More >
Viva Brazil! Sports, Festivals, and Granite
Viva Brazil! Sports, Festivals, and Granite
What do you think of when you think of Brazil? If you’re like most people, ... Read More >
Q & A: Popular Questions About Premium Natura
Q & A: Popular Questions About Premium Natura
Q™ Premium Natural Quartz is the latest in discerning countertops ... Read More >
The Popularity of White Quartz Countertops: 5
The Popularity of White Quartz Countertops: 5
White quartz is popular, and popularity is often determined by buyer demand. ... Read More >
Selecting Your Kitchen Countertop
Selecting Your Kitchen Countertop
4 Helpful Slab Selection ToolsIf you’re working on a new build, kitchen ... Read More >
Matching Countertops; Cabinets; Floors
Matching Countertops; Cabinets; Floors
Tips for Maximizing the Benefits of the Kitchen Visualizer MSI’s ... Read More >
envision your kitchen with the kitchen visual
envision your kitchen with the kitchen visual
As the leader in premium surfaces for nearly forty years, MSI offers thousands ... Read More >
Marble Countertops for High Traffic Areas
Marble Countertops for High Traffic Areas
White marble is undeniably one of the most recognizable and elegant natural ... Read More >
Selecting the Perfect Natural Stone Slab from
Selecting the Perfect Natural Stone Slab from
Are you looking to remodel to the kitchen of your dreams or simply wanting ... Read More >
The Quality Difference: Custom or Pre-Fab?
The Quality Difference: Custom or Pre-Fab?
There are generally two options when it comes to any home improvement or design ... Read More >
The Truth About Calacatta Marble
The Truth About Calacatta Marble
True or False? Not all marble is created the same. False! All marble is created ... Read More >
2013 Granite Color Trends: White, Grey, Gold
2013 Granite Color Trends: White, Grey, Gold
The new year is a time of renewal. To many, it represents a clean slate – ... Read More >
Book-Matched Natural Stone Makes an Impressio
Book-Matched Natural Stone Makes an Impressio
It isn’t easy to improve upon natural stone, with all of its innate ... Read More >
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Baker's Dozen: 13 Unique Colors and Designs o
If you’re a baker at heart, you know that a smooth, even surface in the ... Read More >
What is Quartzite?
What is Quartzite?
A brief internet search of the keyword “quartzite” will itself ... Read More >
Romancing the Stone - Final Cut
Romancing the Stone - Final Cut
Over the past weeks, we have taken you around the world to see natural stones ... Read More >
Romancing the Stone - Onyx: The Jewel of Anci
Romancing the Stone - Onyx: The Jewel of Anci
The origin of onyx is rooted in ancient myth. Greeks and Romans believed that ... Read More >
Romancing the Stone - Slate is a Timeless Sto
Romancing the Stone - Slate is a Timeless Sto
In our last installment of Romancing the Stone, we discussed the geographic ... Read More >
Ancient Influences: History of Modern Granite
Ancient Influences: History of Modern Granite
There are many different edge profiles available in granite countertops, ... Read More >
Granite Countertops - Get the Right Start wit
Granite Countertops - Get the Right Start wit
The start of a race is important – but no matter how quick the runner ... Read More >
Durango Asks:  In a World Full of Color, Why
Durango Asks: In a World Full of Color, Why
The most popular color in the world is blue. Why then, of all the color choices ... Read More >
Ahead of the Curve - Explore the Latest Trend
Ahead of the Curve - Explore the Latest Trend
The use of granite for home design was once perceived as a trend. Now considered ... Read More >
Sink a Hole in One – Or How About Two?
Sink a Hole in One – Or How About Two?
Function Meets Design with Stainless Steel Sinks Can you imagine buying ... Read More >
Granite Countertops: The Workhorse of the Kit
Granite Countertops: The Workhorse of the Kit
Countertop choices have come a long way since the basic laminates of the past. ... Read More >
Stone Countertops and Flooring: Sealing the D
Stone Countertops and Flooring: Sealing the D
There is a vast spectrum of different characteristics that make up the beauty ... Read More >
Caring for Your Natural Stone
Caring for Your Natural Stone
Your natural stone has evolved for thousands of years in order to become the ... Read More >
Caring for Travertine Tile
Caring for Travertine Tile
The elegant travertine flooring  you purchased for your office or ... Read More >