Residential

Ensuring long-term beauty for marble counters

In an example of protecting white marble kitchen countertops over the long term, this project in Australia received an application of an innovative new product from Dry-TreatTM
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Across the world, the popularity of marble countertops is continuing to rise.


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Exotic stone creates nature-inspired design

A Pennsylvania residence incorporates the distinctive tastes of the homeowner with the qualities of nature through the use of various marbles and granites
By Karissa Giuliano
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The design goal for a residence located in the Pittsburgh, PA, area rested heavily on the personal tastes and existing ideas of the homeowner himself.


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2012 Pinnacle Award Winners

The Pinnacle Awards, held during during the StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013, recognize excellence in commercial, residential, sustainability and renovation/restoration of natural stone projects worldwide
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The Marble Institute of America (MIA) announced the winners of the 2012 Pinnacle Awards competition during its annual Awards Luncheon


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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
By Michael Reis
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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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Solid carved tub is “made in America”

In an outstanding example of U.S. stone-carving abilities, a solid stone tub for a private residence was crafted from a single block of stone
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Recently, a one-of-a-kind carving project was completed for a Manhattan penthouse, and it provides an example that the art of stone-carving is still alive in America.


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Historic mansion restored with local limestone

By Karissa Giuliano
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Originally constructed in Missouri, the Queen Anne Mansion was moved to Eureka Springs, AR, and later renovated with stone from Ozark Southern Stone


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An artistic expression in stone

By Jennifer Adams
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Seeking to create a unique stone structure on his property in Bourdeaux, France, a stonemason built a stone cabin with local French limestone and sandstone


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A secret garden’s jewel in limestone

By Kelly Crowley
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Tucked away in a private Texas neighborhood, this limestone-clad yoga studio brings serenity to its homeowners


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An architectural display of slabwork

By Michael Reis
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Following the unique architecture of the interior space, a bathroom design in Greensboro, NC, features a range of Indian marble applications — including meticulously book-matched pieces


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A study in book-matching

By Michael Reis
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For a private residence in Danville, VA, a master suite addition includes a range of innovative book-matched slabwork


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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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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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