Forget the “welcome” mat! Using natural stone can enhance the architecture of your home, create interest, and improve your street presence. From entire stone clad façades and pillars to organic paths and over sized steps, we’ve pulled together plenty of inspiring projects to help you envisage natural stone in your home’s entrance.


Stone paving in tones of grey and laid in a sophisticated pattern add texture to this neutral rendered building. And those doors! Featured on Urban Electric Co.


Designed by Vanguarda Architects, on of the main features of DLC House is this dry stone wall that extends from the entrance right through the interior of the home.


Studio Arthur Casas have designed an impressive entrance using a perfect combination of natural stone, timber and an expansive black finished doorway.


Designed by Scot Eckley, these over-sized tuft steps with cor-ten steel edging have been flanked by an incredible natural stone wall. Image: Alex Hayden.


Providing structure and stature, the natural stone clad pillars work incredibly well with the exposed timber beams. Featured on Urban Electric Co.


Bluestone crazy paving has softened the look of this home. Featured on Urban Electric Co.


Reinforced concrete and natural timber is pulled together with the feature stone walls of this modern project designed by Studio Mumbai.


Celebrating the Mediterranean style, Munarq architects have finished this home to perfection with an elegant pebble pathway that extends from the entrance through the entire interior.


Dark timber have been softened by stone flooring and an expansive stone wall. Architect unknown; source: Ultra Linx.


An extension to a small gamekeeper’s cottage; the architects at Found have used dry stone walls to seamlessly integrate the old and the new.


Intercepting a modern, white cube building, this dry stone wall adds an organic element to the crisp render and smooth concrete. Designed by Andres Remy Arquitectos.


The entrance of this stone ruin was transformed into a contemporary family home with the combination of modern materials. EV+A Lab Atelier d’architettura. Image: Marcello Mariana.

Feeling the love for stone as much as we are? Have a look at our collection of stone flooring and walling guaranteed to make a statement entrance.