KBIS 2017 Recap

Our bright and sunny Modern Surfaces booth was definitely an oasis in a sea of neutrals and Quartz. We could feel that our message was resonating and having the three brands – Durat, IceStone and PaperStone - under one roof made a tangible difference in how all the products were perceived. 

Cheers to keeping the momentum going and continuing to #createbetter. For more information on Modern Surfaces and alternatives to stone and granite, come visit us at www.modern-surfaces.com

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Create Better - Cocktails!

February 3 is First Friday in Raleigh and we invite our local design and construction partners to come by and help us further our mission to create better at our Open House from 6:00-9:30pm. Join us for an interactive dessert and champagne cocktails! Please email info@caragreen.com for more information or just stop by on February 3.

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December Vignette - Green in 2017

Clockwise From Bottom Left:

Koskisen - KoskiDecor Transparent Plywood, Green 6029
Kirei - EchoPanel, Hexagon Geo Tile, 362
Torzo - Striata Fusion, Turquoise
Koskisen - KoskiDecor Transparent Plywood, Green 6025
Kirei - EchoPanel, 381
reSAWN Timber - Shou Sugi Ban, Yasai
Durat - 800 & 810
Kirei - EchoPanel, Hex 111

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Create Better….........Guitars

Did you know PaperStone is used to make guitar parts?  The durable material is ideal to create “jigs” which are used to machine guitar parts.  The durability of PaperStone coupled with the ability to easily machine it, makes it a great option for guitar makers like Sylvan Wells of Wells Guitars, who has been using PaperStone for years to help make guitars.  Sylvan says, “The workability and stability of PaperStone and the ready availability through CaraGreen make it the perfect option for Wells Guitars as we continue to create better and more innovative guitar designs.”

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Everything is Better in Texas

It is now anyway. We have expanded our reach with the addition of Stirling Morris as Director of Southwest Sales for CaraGreen. Stirling’s experience in commercial architectural product sales coupled with his background in education makes him an ideal fit for CaraGreen’s collection of modern surfaces and our suite of training programs for the architect and design community.  Stirling will be focused on growing awareness and specifications of our beautiful, sustainable suite of surfacing products, including IceStone, Durat, and PaperStone. Please reach out to Stirling and welcome him to the team- stirling@caragreen.com

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Want to See NEW Surfacing Material in 2017?

Stop by our booth, #S5878, at KBIS and check out our suite of new, unique, modern surfaces that are tailored for the architect and design community to help them Create Better.

Create Better designs.  Create Better spaces. Create Better projects. Come see how we have taken sustainability and beauty and melded them together across economical, creative surfacing options to help you take your designs to the next level. We have products that pop with color, have outstanding durability, and have compelling backstories that will motivate any designer to incorporate them into their next project to truly make a statement.

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November Vignette - CaraGreen Spiced Chai

From Back to Front:

Wonderwall Studios - Sand
TorZo - Tiikeri, Dusk
reSAWN Timber - Shou Sugi Ban, Kurumi
PaperStone - Cabernet
Lapitec - Lux, Bianco Crema
Gator Skins - Green

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Skaters Love Gators

We are excited to announce a slight departure from our interior focused materials, as we bring on Gator Skins skate ramp material.  These 1/4” thick, incredibly durable sheets, create a better textured, more durable and cheaper ramp surface that performs better than comparable products on the market. 

We already have one successful installation at a snowboard park at SugarBush in Vermont.  If you are a skater, or have friends that are, please share the news that this great material is available locally and at a great price.  Call us at 919.929.3009 or email info@caragreen.com for more information and like us on Facebook.

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What is Sintered Stone?

We know it is the highest performing surfacing product, performs better than any other material, can be used indoors and out, but what exactly is sintered stone?  Book our latest CE presentation on Sintered Stone for AIA credit and find out about this next generation product that addresses all the concerns with stone and quartz, and is a sleek design material – designed FOR designers.  Please book by emailing: kim@caragreen.com 

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CaraGreen Keeps Moving

No, really, we do keep moving. We have settled in to our new digs, after a great run at Industrious co-working space, we have set up a permanent showroom at 404-C Glenwood South in Raleigh.  Combining rustic and modern, as we do best, we have used our own materials to decorate our space and we really love it.

Stop by to update your libraries, or check out our goods, or pick up samples any time.  Please email rachael@caragreen.com to set up a time.

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