Kitchen

  • Super White is NOT Quartzite

    October 24, 2018

    There is much confusion about the true classification of this widely sought out material, and we wanted to put to rest some of the uncertainty for our clients by evaluating the material and testing it ourselves.

     

    Before we jump into the scientific research, let us just touch upon why there is so much confusion in the market, and where the confusion lies.  The geological make up of all the various stones consumers are used to seeing,

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  • How to Clean Your Granite Countertop- Tips from our Care and Maintenance Team

    July 23, 2018

    The widespread use of granite for Kitchen countertops is mainly due to its high-resistance to the everyday wear and tear typically seen in kitchens. If you already browsed our “Care and Maintenance” section, you may know that granite has a higher resistance to acids and to high alkaline detergents than other categories of stones. That said, this doesn’t mean that you don’t have to take care of it! In this specific case,

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  • Throwback to 1945: The Cubi Family in History

    June 18, 2018

    There is a reason why Cumar Inc. established itself over the years as the leading importer and fabricator of the finest marble, granite and exotic stones in the New England region. Its history encompasses several decades and generations: when Angelo “Ivo” Cubi founded Cumar Inc. in 1992 in Everett, MA, he was carrying out a family tradition of seven generations. And it is indisputable that he brought with him a piece of Italy.

    It was late spring when a train hit the truck headed to The Cubi’s facility in San Pietro in Cariano (Italy)

    Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella and the area surrounding this small city in the heart of Po Valley is considered the marble’s temple.

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  • New England Living TV – Back Bay Episode Featuring Daher Interior Design

    June 12, 2018

    New England Living TV Season 2 Episode 8 features the home and project of Boston based Designer Paula Daher of Daher Interior Design. Paula is a valued customer of Cumar’s so you will see much of Cumar’s elaborate stonework in her projects. This particular Daher project features a gorgeous marble kitchen with a soft leathered finish, a Blue Calcite bathroom complete with slabs on the walls and built up moldings, and a fabulous custom fireplace surround which will be shown alongside our very own Carlo Barglia in this episode.

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  • Solid or Not??

    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.

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  • So, You’re color trendy?

    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?!

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  • The Potter Estate Undergoes a Metamorphosis

    November 16, 2012

    The goal of this event has been to give local designers and landscapers the ability to showcase their creativity and innovation. At the core of this effort, the Junior League raises funds for its important mission of “promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.”

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  • Best of Boston Home 2011: Kitchen and Bath Countertops

    January 20, 2011

    Walk into our warehouse in Everett and you enter a granite and marble wonderland. If you weren’t considering major stonework in your home, whether for your kitchen countertops or bathroom tiling, the dream-like stone patterns, exquisite array of colors and various textured surfaces are likely to change your mind. A veritable treat for the eyes, these hand-selected stones are available thanks to Cumar President Ivo Cubi.

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