Artistic Tile would draw your attention to the flapping flames of a fascinating fire, "a captivating focal point that deserves an exceptional setting." To wit, a natural stone fireplace surround.
Fireplace surround in Calacatta Bluette
Anyone who's spent time in front of a fire—whether camp, wood-burning, or gas—understands the hypnotic allure. Artistic Tile recommends a literal framing of this elemental experience with a natural stone surround.
Nero Marquina in the surround and Ombre on the wall behind: "a remarkable interplay achieved by the mix of slab and mosaic tile"
Artistic Tile points out that the basic formula of a natural stone surround has many incarnations: from traditional, to eclectic, to a streamlined contemporary style.
Grafité Slab. Subtle shots of white in the marble complement the duo-tone color scheme of the built in storage.
Flatiron molding provides textural allure in this fireplace surround.
Nor is this palette limited to gradations of blacks and grays. Artistic Tile's natural stone field tile runs the gamut of styles and shades, from emerald greens to cerulean blues to rich earthy browns.
Cippolino Ondulato evokes geological patterns for a dramatic effect.