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A contemporary design in Texas limestone

James D. LaRue Architects selected local limestone for the design of an Austin, TX, residence, and the material use runs from the exterior to the interior
Nestled along a steep hillside, a private residence in Austin, TX, was completed under the direction of Jim LaRue, AIA, of James D. LaRue Architects in Austin, TX.


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Stone industry icon Coldspring reshapes its brand

The changes taking place at Coldspring are far more than a new name and corporate logo, as the company is positioning itself for broader diversification and long-term success
Founded more than 115 years ago, Coldspring has rebranded itself with a new, unified name that better reflects its diverse business activities.


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A continually expanding palette

In business for 35 years, Gramil of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil, has steadily increased its level of production and its quarrying efforts, including a state-of-the-art operation for extracting white quartzite in the state of Ceará
Starting in 1978 with a single quarry, Gramil has became a leading producer of material in Brazil, with 16 quarries and more than 50 different materials in its product line.


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Don’t ever stop learning

In addition to visiting the many stone events on the “Spring Trade Show Circuit” so far this year — Las Vegas, Brazil, Atlanta, etc. — I took some time last month to travel to Salt Lake City, UT, for the Utah Stone Summit


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Limestone complements high-tech residential design

For the expansion of a private residence in Texas, the architect selected local limestone to work in conjunction with a modern design and materials palette
In conceiving the addition to a private residence in the Dallas, TX, area, the goal for Stephen B. Chambers Architects, Inc. was to amplify the modernity of the design, create a stronger relationship with the natural amenities of the site and adjacent lake; and add regional character.


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Brazil fair to showcase an industry on the rise

The Vitoria Stone Fair will showcase the latest Brazilian materials and finishes within the world marketplace.
After several difficult years, exports of Brazilian stone production are on the rise again, and the full spectrum of Brazil’s stone offerings will be on display at the Vitória Stone Fair from February 26 to March 1


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Cevisama product gallery 2015

The 2015 edition of Cevisama was a showcase of the latest trends in tile design, including textured surfaces, colorful mosaics and worn concrete aesthetics

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Stone World April 2015 cover

2015 April

This issue of Stone World contains our annual “Report from Brazil.” In addition to articles on Granito Zucchi and Antolini’s operations, there are several other features on Brazilian stone producers as well as a review of the show, including a Stone Gallery of the many stones that were displayed on the exhibition floor.

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CSTD Spring 2015 cover

2015 Spring

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we bring you our annual focus on Kitchen & Bath Design. From a beach-inspired bathroom design to a kitchen backsplash made of circular mosaic tile, the following are filled with illustrations of innovative and unique uses of stone and tile.

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STONE STANDARD

Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
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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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Stone Guide 2014

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

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