The Story Behind Topanga, Our Newest Line of Handcrafted Luxury Vanities
Woodworking in eastern Europe dates back centuries. Its traditions and knowledge have been passed on through the generations and have remained fed by the rich...
Inside the New Precious Metals Collection
Native Trails’ 25th anniversary required something extra special. The brand started out humbly back in 1996—with CEO and founder Naomi, then a college student, regularly...
How a Queer Eye Collab Put Vacation Rental Designer Paula Oblen on the Map
Even before Queer Eye television star Bobby Berk came knocking, Paula Oblen had made a name for herself as an expert at turning vacation rentals...
5 Kitchen and Bath Trends to Inspire Your Designs in 2023
We’re fresh out of the most well-attended KBIS of all time (500 exhibitors and 40,000 people!) and are reflecting on all how much fun is...
Bond Design Company’s Jennifer Chipman Takes Us Inside the Dreamiest Chalet Style Home
Every so often a design project comes along that changes the entire trajectory of a designer’s career. For Jennifer Chipman, it was a luxurious, off-the-grid...
In Conversation with Interior Designer Jess Cooney
As was the case for many interior designers during the pandemic, Jess Cooney’s list of projects grew much longer—and the scope of those projects more...
In Conversation with Farmer’s Daughter Interiors Founder Kelsey Grose
In the summer of 2020, Kelsey Grose, founder of Farmer’s Daughter Interiors, moved into what was once her grandmother’s house on her family’s farm south...
Top Designers Weigh in on 2022's Kitchen and Bath Trends
While design trends are always in flux, the global pandemic ensured that the ones we’re seeing today have real staying power.
An Enchanted House in the Berkeley Hills and a NativeStone Tub with a View
Three definitive threads have run through Brodie Jenkins’ life in Northern California—her family, her music, and the old and storied homes that both family and...
In Conversation with Interior Designer Laura Brophy
A lifelong Southern Californian, Laura Brophy was born in Burbank, grew up in Mission Viejo, and studied at Interior Designers Institute in Newport Beach. Now,...
Meet the Design Psychologist Who Put a NativeStone Bathtub in Her Bedroom
“If you’ve ever wondered if it would be ridiculous to put a tub in your bedroom, maybe I can help clear things up,” says Amber...
Introducing NativeStone in Charcoal
As of July 2021, all NativeStone products are available in Charcoal—a rich matte black finish. This means there are now five finishes to choose from...
What Sets Native Trails’ Copper Sinks Apart?
See how Native Trails' sustainable manufacturing process and artisan craft sets our luxury copper sinks apart from the rest.
25 Years of Native Trails
Veering off the beaten path has always served Native Trails well. It’s been 25 years since Naomi Neilson, then an intrepid college student, started the...
Why the Cottagecore Trend Is Here to Stay
More than an interior design style, cottagecore is a lifestyle, even a movement, extending to what can be worn, eaten, and read, to which hobbies...
5 Kitchens Where Only a Copper Sink Would Do
Diamonds are forever, and so is a copper sink. Not only can it be difficult to tell a new copper sink from an old one,...
Meet Designer Eva LaRocque: “Good Design Is a Feeling, Not a Look”
As principal designer and owner of her own California-based firm, Eva LaRocque has quickly made a name for herself as a rising star in the...
5 Interior Design Trends to Invite into the Home in 2021
The pandemic has left no corner of everyday life untouched, including those tastes and trends driving the future of interior design.
5 Key Elements of Industrial Farmhouse Style
Industrial Farmhouse is about taking the farmhouse off the farm while salvaging many of the elements that make the farmhouse aesthetic timeless.
A Kitchen with Two Islands and Endless Charm
When designer Laura Lochrin set out to remodel an estate overlooking a vineyard in California, she went all in on the kitchen’s details—installing not one...
Design Inspiration: A concrete sink with endless versatility
The Nipomo is one of our most well-loved NativeStone® bathroom sinks for a reason: its extraordinary versatility.
Could This Be the Perfect Laundry Sink?
Interior designers are applying more of their attention to utilitarian spaces like the laundry room and mudroom—and finding that a NativeStone farmhouse sink sits atop...
This Designer’s Laundry Room Exudes Inspiration
See how designer Vanessa Francis used a concrete farmhouse sink and stylish accents to create an eye-catching laundry room.
5 Reasons to Consider a Brushed Nickel Sink for Your Kitchen
Considering a brushed nickel sink for your home? We talked to interior designers about why they continue to use Native Trails' sinks in their kitchens.
Concrete is Key in this Luxury Vacation Home Remodel
Made from cement and naturally sustainable jute fiber, NativeStone kitchen and bath sinks complement the modern rustic aesthetic of this luxury home.
Single Bowl vs. Double Bowl
Since the invention of the kitchen sink, homeowners and designers have been debating the merits of a single bowl vs. a double bowl.
Swedish Country Meets California Cool
After 16 years of interviewing celebrities for People magazine, Ulrica Wihlborg moved from Hollywood to a quiet coastal town in Sweden.
Why Polished Metals Can Really Make a Space Shine
See how our favorite Polished Nickel and Polished Copper installations add warmth and interest to almost any kitchen or bath style.
Native Trails Talks to HGTV Designer Leanne Ford on her quirky design aesthetic and finding creative inspiration everywhere.
We chat with HGTV designer Leanne Ford about thinking outside-of-the-box to reshape and revitalize unconventional living spaces.
Let the Inspiration Soak In
Find inspiration in these ten luxurious installations featuring Native Trails' copper, concrete, and brushed nickel freestanding tubs.
Tour a Chic Modern Farmhouse
Kelle Contine Interior Design used raw materials, bold accents, and our NativeStone sinks and tubs to design this modern farmhouse with a twist.
Meet Pearl: You’re Going to Love Her
Meet Pearl, our NativeStone concrete finish that is a one-of-a-kind white. Here are five reasons that Pearl is practically perfect in every way.
How to Get White Right in the Kitchen and Bath
Designers We Love: Kishani Perera explains how to use texture, color, and layers to get white "right" in bathroom design.
8 Trends in Kitchen and Bathroom Sinks
Here are eight kitchen and bathroom sink trends gained from trade shows, industry experts, shelter magazine editors, consumers and interior designers,
Our Bestselling Vanity Is Now Bigger Than Ever
The bestselling Americana Vanity made from recliamed wood is now available in a 48” size with a coordinating NativeStone® vanity top.
5 Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Vanity Top Makeover
Looking for sustainable choices for your bathroom remodel? Here are five excellent eco-friendly materials to consider for your new vanity top.
5 Top Designers On How to Mix Metals
Mixed metals is a top trend for the kitchen and bath. Here, five designers tell you how to get this collected, personalized look just right.
Designer Michel Smith Boyd Tells You How to Nail the Rose Gold Trend in Home Design
Metallic accents define Michel Smith Boyd ’s aesthetic. See how Native Trails' polished copper finish pairs with his design inspirations.
10 Steps to a Sumptuous Bathroom
Whether your bathroom is rustic or glamerous, elevate your look with these ten design tips.
Learn why you should choose Native Trails’ polished or brushed nickel over traditional stainless steel or another luxurious alternative.
What Every Lover Should Know About Copper
If you've sunk into a copper bathtub and felt like a deity, there’s a reason why. Here are some fun copper facts, for Valentine's day...
One Vanity, Styled Two Ways: Endless Bathroom Design Ideas to Steal
Toronto designer Evelyn Eschun's has dreamed up two completely different bathroom designs with one common denominator: Cuzco Vanity
6 Tips for Designing a Home That Makes You Happy
Boston Interior Designer, Elizabeth Swartz, ASID shares top ideas for creating feel-good spaces in your home.
Top Bathroom Mirror Trends
Metallics and reclaimed woods, round mirrors and ornate or globally inspired, a bathroom mirror is now intended to reflect your personality.
Expert Interior Designs from Charmean Neithart Interiors for Creating a Minimalist, Texture-Rich Asian-Inspired Kitchen Design.
9 Ways to Upgrade Your Laundry Room
Once stuffed into the basement along with the other things you want to hide, your laundry room is capturing more of your attention lately.
Native Trails Earns Two 2016 GREEN GOOD Design Awards
Palomar Vanity Top Bathroom Sink and Trough 48 recognized as “outstanding examples of Green Design” by the 2016 Green Good Design Awards.
Blinged-Out Wet Bar
A wet bar is a place in your home where you have permission to be glamorous, which is why this brushed nickel bar sink is...
Contemporary Kitchen Design
What is a contemporary kitchen? In our mind, it’s a space that feels both ageless and fresh. The lines are clean and simple.
The Very Versatile Melinda Guglietta
Melinda Guglietta, senior designer at Bespoke of Winchester has given kitchens, pantries, and living spaces a tailor-made touch.
A Lefty-Friendly Kitchen
Top tips for creating the left-handed kitchen of a lefty'’s dreams. Lefties approach life—and their kitchens—differently.
Selecting a Tub Filler
Advice from three top kitchen and bath design experts will tell you everything you need to know to find the right tub fillers.
Bathroom Design Trend: Apron-Front Sinks
The apron-front sinks craze has officially made its way into the bathroom, as have all things rustic and farmhouse-inspired.
The Colorful Story of Gabriele Pizzale
Gabriele Pizzale 's design style doesn’t fall far from her personal style: A signature blend of set off by texture, color, and detail.
Walk on the Wild Side with an Exquisite and Stylish Powder Room
The powder room is where you can live out your wildest design fantasies. Here are five ideas for turning your powder room into your favorite...
Top 10 Times Native Trails Appeared on "Property Brothers"
Hit home renovation reality TV series “ Property Brothers ” features multiple Native Trails product cameos. See some of our favorites.
Selecting a Bathroom Sink Drain Finish
That seemingly inconsequential piece of this plumbing puzzle—how to install them, and read on for our sink drain finish insights and tips.
Why Sink Grids are the Kitchen Accessories You’ll Wonder How You Lived Without
Sink grids are the easiest and most effective way to protect the bottom of your kitchen sink from wear. See how grids keep your sink...
A Basic Guide for Bathroom Sink Drain Selection
Linda Evans: Making Projects Sing
Linda Evans heads up L. Evans Design Group Inc. in West Linn, Oregon, that has changed many custom homes, kitchens and baths.
9 Benefits of Reclaimed Wood Bathroom Design
Started for environmental reasons, the warm good looks of the reclaimed wood bathroom design trend ensures its popularity will continue.
Modern Rustic Design
Today’s modern rustic homes hit all the right notes with builders and homeowners who seek eclectic spaces with the warmth and charm.
Five Things to Love About an Integrated Sink
An integrated bathroom sink and vanity top is a foolproof way to simplify the bathroom remodeling process. Read more to find out why we love...
Jenny Rausch's Irreverent Elegance
Jenny Rausch spaces have an energy, an elegance and a certain irreverence for design “rules” that make them favorites with Native Trails.
Make Your Kitchen Smell Like the Holidays
The holiday season, which so many of us associate with kitchen scents of spiced pumpkin and cinnamon apple cider and vanilla bean.
Stylish and Sustainable Materials for the Bath
Sustainably sourced materials for the bath include those that are recycled or reclaimed, rapidly renewable, and/or certified as sustainable.
Decorating for Your Rustic Retreat
"Rustic décor is not what it used to be. Gone are the days when rustic style meant beds made from logs, antlers above a stone...
What to Love about Vessel Sinks
Designers and kitchen and bath pros have a different take on how to use vessel sinks, preferring them in different types of spaces.
Jamie Banfield - West Coast Style
Jamie Banfield is well known for his contemporary West Coast style, incorporating elements that are a delight to the senses.
Lena Brion - Creator at Heart
“I cannot think of a time when I was not creating something or thinking of creating something,” says Lena Brion, who leads Brion Design.
Copper: the Traditional Seventh Anniversary Gift
For the seventh anniversary, a copper gift is conventionally given—at least if you’re an American (UK, 9th anniversary is copper).
The History of Talavera Tile
Learn how technique and craft has spanned centuries, cultures and continents to produce the decorative tile we know today.
Diana Vincent: Simple, Sophisticated Rustic Design
These stunning designs can all be attributed to the High Camp Home Design team, led by Founder and Principal Designer, Diana Vincent.
Go Glamorous in the Kitchen or Bath with a Brushed Nickel Sink
With their distinctive texture and sheen, and their proven durability, a brushed nickel sink by Native Trails has become an industry favorite.
5 Ways Concrete Is Trending in Home Design
Tables and sinks, floors and walls; discover how versitile cement can be. Read on for our favorite examples of concrete in home design.
Bathroom Faucets Guide
Use a professional installer who follows the manufacturer’s installation guidelines and understand the parameters for bathroom faucets.
A Perfect Pairing
How to choose the best vessel sink faucet with Dion Wilson, Manager, Waterhouse Kitchen & Bath Studio
The (Unlikely) Inspiration Behind Native Trails Product Names
From creating to refining, there are many fun challenges along the way to creating a Native Trails product. One of them is finding the product's...
Meet The Maestro
Our Maestro artisan family was able to take our simple, well-proportioned copper vessel sink designs and turn them into true masterpieces.
Melissa Destree's Arcadian Designs
Melissa Destree has a history of collaborative projects – from working with large teams on intricate research and development projects.
The Copper Bathtub in History
The copper bathtub is a classic fixture in art, literature, and the lives of the rich and famous. From the great Impressionist artists and
Farmhouse Style in the Kitchen
The farm kitchen is the one you want to spend time in. From today’s farmhouse style kitchen, you can almost hear the rooster crowing
Building Better Projects with Jessica Steely
Semmes is well known for their philosophy on sustainability, a belief system that company President Jessica Steely embodies and exemplifies.
A Farmhouse Sink by Any Other Name
Call it what you will – farmhouse sink, apron sink, apron front sink, or simply “farm sink” – there is no denying the intrinsic appeal.
The History of the Lazy Susan
We commissioned artisans to craft a copper lazy susan for our decor line, and its popularity soon called for additional sizes and materials.
The History of Trough Sinks
Trough Sink History: Learn how the trough sinks of today have evolved from rustic, functional feed boxes into darlings of the design world.
Natalie Du Bois: Diversity and Longevity
Natalie Du Bois takes kitchen and bath design very seriously. You can see that in the number of awards her spaces have won,
10 Uses for a Lazy Susan
A Lazy Susan makes mealtime (and party time and all times) more fun, as is has a way of stealing the hearts of those who...
Kitchen Idioms - Everything But the Kitchen Sink
Idioms insert a punch of personality and a dash of color to the English language. Here are a handful of our favorite kitchen-and-bath related idioms.
The Charming Toni Sabatino
Native Trails sat down with designer Toni Sabatino about her design style, inspiration, and her Christmas tree tradition.
Jim Howard: Drawing from Art and Architecture
Jim Howard gains his distinctive design style from his formal training in fine arts and architecture, coupled with construction and millwork.
10 Beautiful Backsplash and Tile Ideas
Tiles offer a foolproof way to upgrade a home and add a dash of color— and glamor. Read on for our 10 favorite tile ideas.
An Ode to the Bathtub
You’re either a bathtub person or you’re not. Those who content themselves with showers are a different breed from those who crave a soak
See for Yourself:
The Magic of Copper
Copper is magical. If you don’t believe it, this living, self-healing metal will prove it to you. It may just take a bit of patience.
Richard Berry: Unlocking each Project's Potential
Richard Berry, the prolific founder of Residential Design Studio, has shepherded everything from Georgian Revivals to Mediterranean Estates.
Quotes about Style and Design
Design and style seem to be as individual as each designer and stylist, and what makes them great have been topics of debate and conversation.