Articles Tagged with ''stone''

Pennsylvania fabricator moves with the times

By Michael Reis
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With a diverse production range that includes kitchen  countertops as well as elaborate commercial work, Akropolis Marble and Granite Imports of Colmar, PA, has maintained a level of success over the years.
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Ongoing innovation in green product design

By Jennifer Adams
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In researching some of the latest tile and stone construction methods, I recently met with representatives from Marazzi, a large Italian manufacturer of porcelain tile.


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A display of new stone and tile innovations at Coverings 2010

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Once again, members from both the stone and tile sectors gathered together to share their latest product introductions at Coverings, the largest U.S. stone and tile exhibition.  This year’s event was held from Tuesday, April 27 to Friday, April 30, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
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Regional stone brings appeal to Texas home

By Alexis Fisher
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A palette of natural stone was selected for the exterior of a private residence in Texas to create a contemporary look, while at the same time unifying it with its neighboring landscape.
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Richard Meier project is honored in Italy

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Built with indigenous travertine, the Museo dell’Ara Pacis in Rome, Italy, was recently honored with a Marble Architectural Award for its outstanding use of natural stone.
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Architectural stoneworking continues to make strides in Italy

By Michael Reis
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CarraraMarmotec stone trade fair is not only a stone industry exhibition, as it also incorporates a range of events and initiatives to bridge stone producers with the architecture and design community.


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Classic and modern looks for kitchen and bath design

By Alexis Fisher
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Whether going with a contemporary or traditional approach, today’s kitchen and bath designs often share the use of stone and tile as a common thread.
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The Evolving Components of Green Building

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As architects and designers strive to create designs that are both aesthetically pleasing as well as environmentally friendly, stone and tile manufacturers are working to develop materials and methods to assist these goals.
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Sustainability discussion with Joe Greco, AIA, LEED Lord, Aeck & Sargent

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Lord, Aeck & Sargent was created in 1989 when two Atlanta, GA-based practices, Aeck Associates, which was founded in 1942, and Lord & Sargent, started in 1983, made the decision to join forces. Since that time, the firm has demonstrated a strong commitment to keeping sustainability at the forefront of its designs.
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Aldo Cibic pairs with manufacturer for green design

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Utilizing panels of recycled engineered stone, renowned designer Aldo Cibic collaborated with producer Santamargherita to create an eco-friendly space for social interaction.
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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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Stone World September 2014 cover

2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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2014 Stone World Stone Guide

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stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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