Artistry in a Seashell
As a designer, I've always sought out exceptional finish materials to use in my projects.   My background is in fine arts, and I've worked in the design/build business for years, creating high-end exterior and interior spaces and taking pride in finding surfacing products that excite my clients and beautify the work.  Operating in south Florida, however, I kept running into so many limitations on what was available that it had the effect of limiting my creativity.  Natural stone can be hard to come by in adequate supply where I live, for instance, and as much as I like tile, it doesn't fill the bill for every job.  Anything's available at a price, of course, but even