Summer Style with The Odyssey Collection
In Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, the Greek hero Odysseus is chronicled as he returns home to Ithaca following the Trojan War. His ten year journey back to his wife Penelope is justifiably enshrined in the pantheon of literature in Western Civilization. So begins our post on Summer Style
Certainly no mere collection of stone can hope to match the epic sweep of Homer’s work. What Country Floors hopes to do with the “The Odyssey Collection” is to begin a design journey with its clients. We think that it will be a winding adventure in style and substance that will bring ancient elements such as marble, limestone, glass and metal together. So let’s begin!
One thing is certain. Even a cursory glance at this collection brings white, and white stone in particular, design forward to your eye. Influential blogger, Holly Foxen Wells, posts that “One trend gaining speed in the decorating world is the use of white marble. It seems that everywhere you look is replacing darker granite, river rock and tile.” Naturally we think that is well said and spot on.
As you can see below left, two famous white stones, Thassos and Calacatta, are woven together with stainless steel through the innovative use of water jet technology. In the same design spirit below right you can see Statuary white marble juxtaposed with glass.
The cleanliness of this collection lends itself to both sparse design plans and elaborate ones. Perhaps you might want to make it focal point in a space such as a bathroom wall design or a kitchen backsplash design. On the other hand, maybe your mosaic design plans could get a little lift by using the aforementioned metal, and glass.
As a design aside, please remember that while its seems that “all things white” are the trend, white marble will more times that not benefit from the addition of color that metal and glass can bring.
So, no matter what your design problem is and what journey it takes you on, Country Floors is here to help. Get some professional stone and tile help with your mosaic designs, bathroom tile designs, kitchen tile designs and much, much more.
The ever iconic brand that is Country Floors has six luxury showrooms across America. They are staffed with driven professionals ready to guide you through your odyssey of design. Bring your SPIRIT!