Large-format materials — commonly referred to as “ultra compact surfaces,” which generally span the height of an average-sized grade school student — have been growing in popularity over the last several years.
When designing his new 2,500-square-foot home up in the mountains of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, longtime woodworker, Jason Good, wanted to create a space that was both contemporary and functional.
In the December 2016 issue, we look at some highlights of the Marmo+Mac 2016, and the new renovations of the Freemasons' Hall in London, England. We also present some new products, technology updates, machine of the month, and stone of the month.
For this issue, we are excited to share with you four features that focus on using compact and ultrathin slabs in both residential and commercial projects. As these products continue to gain popularity, we wanted to share different ideas of applications, including an upscale dining environment in the interior of a Saks Fifth Avenue.