Santa Fe Storm Grey Porphyry Home

Santa Fe, New Mexico is no stranger to extremely hot and dry summers. But many overlook the incredible temperature swings that plague the area come winter — and the influx of snow that hit the city’s homes every year.  For this particular residence in Santa Fe, the client desired an entrance way packed with Porphyry […]

Norman, OK, Home

When reflecting on the project details for a client who desired a brand new home in Norman, Oklahoma, Milestone Imports can’t overlook the success of incorporating picture-perfect Porphyry stone that is equally as durable as it is stunning.  For this particular endeavor, Milestone brought in their best designer to install two different color Porphyry stones […]

The Rosewood Hotel

A property owned by Stanford University, The Rosewood Hotel located in Palo Alto, California is a perfect depiction of the elegance and classic design that emanates from the surrounding areas. Considering Milestone Imports’ 15-year history of providing Stanford University with aesthetic yet durable Porphyry stone, The Rosewood Hotel’s desire for a stone that pairs well […]

Santa Lucia Preserve

Deemed as an “intersection of nature and nurture”, The Santa Lucia Preserve location in Carmel, California is rich with history and a timeless design. While the 20,000 acres of protected land date back to The Rumsen American Indians, Santa Lucia Preserve was bought by an investment company in the 1990’s and converted to a private […]

Case Study: Why Sustainable Quarrying?

Natural stone quarries occupy a miniscule fraction of the world’s land area, but rock-forming minerals constitute more than 90% of the Earth’s crust. With such a vast population of rock-forming minerals spread worldwide, we’re met with the question, “How can quarrying contribute to a sustainable Earth? What Is Sustainability? In 1987, United Nations’ Brundtland Commission […]

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. Copper Mt Porphyry lends itself to this Colonel style residence. Installed using a Roman pattern, variable sizes set in a random pattern, along with circle patterns it is elegant yet simply beautiful.

Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale, AZ The Copper Mt Porphyry blends in beautifully with the desert surrounds. Installed in a Roman pattern, a variety of sizes laid out in a random style, it offers an organic, ancient yet worldly design.

Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe, NM Storm Grey Porphyry makes a strong impression while functioning at the highest level. Installed using the GftK vdw 855 jointing mortar over a snow melt system at an elevation over 6,500 feet in the mountains makes this a durable, beautiful and easily maintained driveway.

Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto, CA Simple elegance. Storm Grey Porphyry in a 4”X4” perpendicular pattern centered by a beautifully designed fountain area offers a striking entranceway.

Orleans & Cape Cod, MA

Orleans & Cape Cod, MA Imaginative design working with a spiritual elegance. Reaching into the past for a new yet classical look the Copper Mt Porphyry lends itself to versatile and varying designs almost with out limits.