The Digital Stone Project allows a unique opportunity for those interested in sculpting stone — both with state-of-the-art machinery and by hand — to experience a month-long workshop in the Tuscany region of Italy
High in the Natural Park of the Apuan Alps, near Lago Di Gramolazzo and the historical center of the Italian village of Gramolazzo, a group of artists, architects and designers gather to spend a month sculpting marble with robots
Rye Marble Inc. of Rye, NY, might have limited space for fabrication, but careful planning to devise a fully automated and efficient shop has led to a lucrative business in the high-end residential market
When walking into BardenStone's showroom in Memphis, TN, there's an immediate sense of warmth and friendliness. As a family business in its third generation, it is evident the Barden family cares about its customers and devotes itself to producing quality stonework to meet their design needs.
Designed by architect Beverley David Thorne in 1963, it was an experimental project to build a steel-framed house on a steeply sloping site and to demonstrate how to construct it without tearing up the natural terrain in the way usually required by conventional building.
This month marks my 21st anniversary with Stone World- how fast the time goes by! And while many aspects of the industry, and even systems for publishing a magazine have changed, it is comforting that many things have also stayed the same.
Swapping his scalpel for a chisel, Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Randal Haworth MD was hands on in the design and construction of his new office lobby, which included a mammoth reception counter made from Carrara marble
In creating a sustainable and chic apartment complex in Gurugram, Haryanaa, India, the design team at Design Forum International chose a palette of regional stone for the interior and exterior of the building, as well as its surrounding landscape
For Greenburg, a posh apartment complex set on one of India's lush golf courses in Gurugram, Haryanaa, sustainability and affordability were at the heart of the design. Local stone was preferred for the building's exterior satisfying aesthetic, as well as performance requirements.
Pokarna, a leader among stone producers in India, recently opened its Cream Cashmere granite quarry in Buduruvada Village, Parvathipuram Mandal, Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The almost 25-acre site currently produces three shades/patterns of the material.
With a history dating back to 1928, the family-run business of Chester A. Smith, Inc. is steeped in history. The company, along with eight others, was a founding member of the Marble Institute of America (MIA) when it was formed in 1944 and today is listed as “Member #7” in the MIA Directory.