Articles by Jennifer Adams

Trade show season kicks off

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As fall approaches, another trade show season is set to begin. A week from now, I will be in Verona, Italy, touring the expansive exhibit halls at Marmomacc -- the world's largest stone exhibition.


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Marble flooring contributes to sustainable office design

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The New York office of Lukoil Pan-Americas features an environmentally friendly interior design, including a number of sustainable building materials as well as Ambarino marble floor tiles that ensure durability and longevity.
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Connecting to the earth with limestone

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Local limestone played several key roles at the LEED Gold-certified Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics, which rests on part of a 500-acre Nature Park - and former quarry site - at DePauw University.
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Canadian fabricator continues on a path to success

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As a fabricator for the new residential construction market, Moscone Marble of Vaughan, Ontario, Canada has experienced significant growth since its inception in 1990.
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Supplying Black Galaxy granite to a worldwide market

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Since 1992, Krishna Sai Granites Group has concentrated its efforts on being a top producer of Black Galaxy granite, and it is currently focusing on expanding its fabrication capabilities as well.
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Indian sandstone harmonizes with desert landscape

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Extensively dressed in Teak sandstone from India, the new Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, AZ, has made a significant impact in the area - creating a haven for music lovers from around the world.
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Ongoing innovation in green product design

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In researching some of the latest tile and stone construction methods, I recently met with representatives from Marazzi, a large Italian manufacturer of porcelain tile.


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Bridging luxury and nature with stone

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With the objective of creating an upscale resort that reflects its natural surroundings, The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg, OR, is an   extensive showcase of stone throughout its exterior and interior designs.
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Setting a goal to become a top-notch stone fabricator

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After a knee injury ended Billy Patton’s long distance running career, he turned his attention to stone fabrication - eventually opening Patton & Patton Marble & Granite, Inc. - a successful waterjet operation in Las Vegas, NV.
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Growing a family business with state-of-the-art technology

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Starting as a one-man operation in 1921, Santarossa Mosaic & Tile Co., Inc. of Indianapolis, IN, is currently run by a third generation that continually strategizes for ways to grow the business, including the addition of a Flow waterjet to increase production of its customized stonework.
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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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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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