March 6, 2019
Fireplace surrounds and hearths have come a long way. Contemporary fireplace surrounds offer sheer luxury for discerning homeowners. While tile and brick surrounds and wood mantels can still be found in older homes, floor to ceiling marble fireplace surrounds are trending. The design world has embraced this look.
Just as one color unifies an outfit from head to toe, solid stone creates a striking feature that seems to enlarge the entire space.
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,
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.
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.
February 9, 2018
We are honored to have been recognized again by Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston® 2018 Home edition for Best Stone in Boston. This is in addition to previous years 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016.
January 7, 2018
Stone World Magazine January 2018 – Cumar Inc Celebrates 25 Years
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.
October 9, 2017
New England Living Fall/WInter 2017 issue featured a 2 page spread on Stone Fashion trends, presented from Cumar Inc.
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.