Published: 14 Mar 2018
Discover 3 magnificent destinations for your next vacation

We continue with some holiday recommendations in this article, since we are certain the natural stone fans also appreciate the natural scenery and the way the civilization elements have integrated perfectly into a natural setting. The stone - colored or not, closer or farther from the human, more harsh or smooth - has always been part of human’s existence. Today, perhaps more than ever, the modern man discovers the stone values, both in the wild and the decoration project for a house, an office, a supermarket or a hotel …...

Published: 13 Mar 2018
4 Buildings for Architectural Inspiration in 2018

Romania is still far from being a country where you can constantly identify daring architectural projects and unique interior design. The interior design market is hardly evolving and not because of the designers, but due to customers, usually guided by prejudices and obsolete ideas from the last century. On this blog we have attempted and will always try to present examples of interior and exterior designs that are popular all over the world. We are happy whenever the PIATRAONLINE customers ask questions about a specific type of natural stone for a decoration project in their homes or their office, just like the ones they noticed in a post on our website. In this article, we have four new examples that can be inspirational for projects that will not look like they were made in the mid-20th century....

Published: 13 Mar 2018
Major design changes are coming to PIATRAONLINE showroom

Celebrated in 2017, the 10 years of activity for PIATRAONLINE in Romania, went beyond brand acknowledgment, because it also transformed people’s perception on natural stone. Last year, PIATRAONLINE launched the first natural stone pavilion in Romania and the largest of its kind in Eastern Europe, a unique concept that complemented wonderfully our two-floor showroom....

Published: 13 Feb 2018
Qatar's National Museum by Jean Nouvel becomes the new Desert Rose

Nature, with its many forms, was always a source of inspiration for architects, regardless of time period. Vegetal or mineral structures were the model of many buildings around the world. The world's architecture becomes spectacular once more with the planned opening of the Qatar National Museum building in Doha, at the end of this year. The model for this impressive architectural creation is the Desert Rose. The Desert Rose is a strange, semiprecious stone, resulting from combining crystals clusters of gypsum or barite with sand grains....

Published: 18 Jan 2018
Whisky stones are the new ice cubes

People who appreciate a fine drink know that temperature is an extremely important factor in preserving the flavor. If the red wine has to be served at room temperature and the white wine enjoyed cold when it comes to spirits, the options are very different: at room temperature, cold, with or without ice, with or without lemon etc....