While granite remains a popular choice for many homeowners, fabricators and stone distributors catering to the high-end residential market are finding their customers to be more design savvy and come into their showrooms with a desire for a material that is unique and not a mainstream stone variety.
Nestled in the middle of Vancouver’s trendy fashion district and its subdued business district, the design team at MCM Interiors Ltd. was presented with the challenge of realizing an interior design for a new office tower at 745 Thurlow St.
With more than 200 employees, Rama Arts & Exports of Kaladwas, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, has secured a reputation as a leading manufacturer of semi-precious slabs and customized stonework, as well as other exotic material.
As most of you are aware, Stone World partners with the Marble Institute of America+ Building Stone Institute (MIA+BSI) to offer a series of educational workshops throughout North America over the course of a year.
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.