Articles Tagged with ''craftsmanship''

Selling craftsmanship, not just one

July 2, 2013
In the 20 years that I have been covering the stone industry — in good times, bad (really bad) times, and everything in between — I have learned one irrefutable fact.


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Custom craftsmanship

October 1, 2012
Lavorazione Marmi of Sicily, Italy, demonstrates the art of stonework in its array of custom and cut-to-size pieces


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MIA 2012 Pinnacle Awards & Grande Pinnacle Awards Deadline extended

August 16, 2012
Join natural stone professional from around the world in entering the 2012 Pinnacle Awards competition sponsored by the Marble Institute of America (MIA).


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Replicating historic tile work

June 26, 2012
A major restoration of Chicago’s century-old Monroe Building resulted in Rookwood Pottery Co. recreating the look of the landmark’s original ceramic tile floors and walls


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Do fabrication shop owners still have skills?

November 10, 2011
A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) MegaWorkshop in the St. Louis suburb of Collinsville, IL.


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SPEX II

March 25, 2011
Blanco, a German manufacturer of innovative and award-winning sinks and faucets, recently announced the launch of SPEX II - a collection that offers classic styling and fine craftsmanship at a price that bridges the gap between desirability and attainability, reports the company.
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Assessing the state of the stone industry

September 27, 2010
In this forum, members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance offer their candid views on how the stone industry is slowly recovering from a lingering recession.
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April 2014 stone world cover

2014 April

In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

Stone Industry Education

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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