March 8, 2018
Boston Design week is just around the corner! We’re honored to once again be a sponsor and excited about the two special events we are involved in this year.
CUMAR is hosting the Northshore kickoff event for Boston Design Week at our Everett showroom on Wednesday, April 4th at 5:30pm. Entitled, “Through Rain, and Sleet, and Snow and Sun – Designing and Building for the New England Climate,” this dynamic presentation with some of the home industry’s leading experts in home and landscape design and construction will be moderated by This Old House host,
February 7, 2018
When most people think about February, the month of love, they think about a whole lot of red. From heart shaped everything, to a big bouquet of roses, there is no escaping red! In the stone world however, celebrating the month of love means paying tribute to what we like to call “heart stones,” which are predominately comprised of shades of pink and green. These “heart stones” promote healing, balance and a spiritual concept of love,
October 27, 2017
Fall is Here! While we at CUMAR love the warm weather, there’s nothing like a cool crisp October day. Fall is also the time that we get insight on the newest and hottest trends coming in 2018. Recently, Ivo and Carlotta Cubi attended the Marmomac Show in Verona, Italy. Marmomac is the leading global event for the natural stone industry and represents the entire supply chain, from raw material to semi-finished and finished products, from processing machinery and technologies to applications of stone in architecture and design.
September 18, 2017
25 years ago, CUMAR’s founder Ivo Cubi – a seventh-generation stone expert, traveled to the states from Italy with a mission to be one of the best stone fabricators in the business.
This month as we celebrate the anniversary of opening our doors in Everett, we are both honored and humbled to have served our customers for a quarter of a century, and being home to the largest stone warehouse in New England.
August 18, 2017
By: Carlotta Cubi
At CUMAR, we strive to appease the most innovative and challenging design concepts that our clients throw at us on a regular basis, which is why we are constantly investing in new technology and pushing the limits of what can be created with stone. Our extensive, and very exclusive inventory, of stone slabs set CUMAR apart from our competitors, and are considered a source of inspiration and creativity for the architecture and design community.
August 1, 2017
Every year, Pantone, Benjamin Moore, and Sherwin Williams release what they call a “color of the year.” In 2017, a color called “Greenery,” a deep purple called “Shadow,” and a “Poised Taupe” were the colors of choice, respectively.
(L-R: Greenery; Shadow; Poised Taupe)
But what does a new color a year mean for the trendy? How can you keep up without having to constantly re-do a room?!
July 6, 2017
By Stephanie O’Brien, Care & Maintenance Manager
I am very blessed to consider Italy a second home and have traveled to many different corners of the splendid country, always amazed by, and in awe of, the beauty that surrounds me. On my most recent vacation, it was a different experience than in the past, more stone-conscious, so-to-speak. From ancient sites to classical churches to modern construction, natural stone is an integral part of the history of the country.