CLEVELAND, OH -- Natural Stones Worldwide is back with its first update since late 2010. The 2013 edition, which is available from the Marble Institute of America (MIA), contains information on 18,367 different dimensional stones, including quarry owners, wholesale information, technical data, geographic location, etc. It includes 18,000 images that can be sent directly from the DVD via email. With each order of Natural Stones Worldwide 2013, you will receive: MIA Natural Stone Color Guide Swatch -- featuring408 stone images organized with seven images on each page (reminiscent of a paint swatch). This stone color guide contains 204 granites, 148 marbles, 28 limestones, 21 onyxes and seven travertines to help guide customers' design ideas.
For this issue, we are excited to share with you four features that focus on using compact and ultrathin slabs in both residential and commercial projects. As these products continue to gain popularity, we wanted to share different ideas of applications, including an upscale dining environment in the interior of a Saks Fifth Avenue.