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A new look for a Manhattan icon

By Michael Reis
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Considered by many to be the cultural heart of New York City, Lincoln Center recently saw an upgrade to its public spaces that included the use of granite from India


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Quartz surfacing reflects the spirit of the NBA

By Jennifer Adams
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The recently renovated luxury suites at American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL, feature Silestone countertops — creating a hip and chic environment for watching the Miami Heat play.
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Oceanfront dining area enhanced with Chinese quartzite

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Set directly on the beach, The Cheesecake Factory location in Marina Del Ray, CA, recently underwent a renovation of its outdoor patio, which included a soft color palette of natural stone.
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American stone adds character at Marist College

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The Ellen M. Hancock Technology Center at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, is utilizing a blend of granite from the Adirondacks Mountains of Upstate New York.
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Romanesque architecture carries on at Stanford

By Kelly Martin
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Located near the Hoover Tower on Stanford University’s campus in Palo Alto, CA, the home of Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) includes a 35,000-square-foot newly built conference and office facility as well as a popular courtyard. Featuring a combination of travertine and limestone, the building and the courtyard refer to the Romanesque architecture of the campus’ original Quads.
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Thin stone veneer brings Old World charm to Sonoma Valley

By Jennifer Adams
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Nestled in the heart of California wine country is Ramekins Culinary School, Events & Inn, which opened its doors in June of 1998. Established as Sonoma Valley’s only learning facility dedicated to the education of the home cook, the 12,000-square-foot, two-story building is characterized by European style and Old World charm.
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Stone flooring adds distinction to U.K. mall

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In designing the Cribbs Causeway shopping mall in Bristol, England, Tait Design sought to use materials that would convey a high-quality image, but would also withstand the demanding conditions of a busy retail center. Ultimately, both needs were satisfied with a thoughtful blend of domestic slate and German limestone.
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Roman travertine exemplifies Rocky Mountain environment

By Jennifer Adams
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With the rugged peaks of the Rocky Mountains and an equally impressive landscape, Sun Valley, ID, is a majestic place that is steeped in history. Often referred to as the “American Shangri-La,” the area has become a thriving resort community - offering visitors a wealth of hotels and restaurants, outdoor activities and entertainment.
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Stone palette creates a new look at Bloomingdale Properties

By Kelly Martin
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Located on the oldest north-south main road in New York City, Bloomingdale Properties’ 1385 Broadway has undergone lobby and common area renovations as part of a substantial capital improvement and modernization program. Corporate space planning and interior design firm MKDA contributed to the redesign by modernizing the building’s entrance, lobby, elevator cabs, corridors and restrooms with a selection of natural stone.
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Indian sandstone provides distinctive look for hotel tower

By Jennifer Adams
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After more than a decade of planning, L.A. LIVE - a 4 million-square-foot, pedestrian-oriented entertainment and retail district in downtown Los Angeles, CA that sits adjacent to the Staples Center - has become a reality.
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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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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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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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