Articles by Jennifer Adams

Slate in Architecture: Brazilian slate achieves rustic sophistication

June 1, 2006
For the exterior design of a private residence in Austin, TX, black slate from Brazil was installed in an unconventional way - giving the home texture and character
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Growth continues at Coverings 2006

June 1, 2006
Coverings 2006 enjoyed a very successful run from April 4 to 7 in Orlando, FL, with 33,649 registrants and nearly 1,200 exhibitors
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Fabricator Case Study: Catering to the high-end market

June 1, 2006
With years of experience in the stone industry, David Palmer of Palmer Marble & Tile, Inc. in West Palm Beach, FL, has developed a business to meet the highest consumer demands
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The Latium region: A showcase of Italian stoneworking

May 1, 2006
The surrounding region of Rome has a vast history of quarrying and processing travertine and other stone varieties, and it continues this tradition today - exporting its products to foreign markets worldwide
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Granite upholds Standards for justice

May 1, 2006
Sunset Red granite - in three varying finishes - was combined with brick to form a prominent exterior for the new Tarrant County Family Law Center in Fort Worth, TX
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Expanding upon Old World craftsmanship

May 1, 2006
With the knowledge and experience they gained growing up in a stone-working region of Italy, the owners of Mosaico Italiano in Pompano Beach, FL, have developed a state-of-the-art operation for the mass production of mosaic tile
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Stone forms an image for medical center

May 1, 2006
Granite and limestone provide an elegant touch for the new entrance at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA
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Fabricator Case Study: Childhood experience leads to state-of-the-art fabrication shop

April 4, 2006
Adam Bauer, president of Planet Granite Inc. in Colorado Springs, CO, was first introduced to the stone industry at a young age. “I would spend my summers in high school in Aspen, working in the stone and tile industries with my father,” he explained. “At age 14, grinding marble and grouting were not high on my 'enjoying life' list, but the industry was sprouting a seed in me without my knowledge of ever knowing where it could lead.”
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Institutional Architecture: Granite fountain creates focal point in University plaza

April 3, 2006
Set in the center of downtown Cleveland, OH, and occupying 85 acres, Cleveland State University is an integral part of the city. It boasts more than 100 student organizations and 17 NCAA Division I men's and women's varsity sports. Its architecture is a blend of old and new design styles - including historic landmark buildings as well as more contemporary facilities.
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Commercial Design: Colorado marble satisfies demands of high-end client

April 3, 2006
Colorado Yule marble was a key component in creating a chic contemporary look for the law office of Thelen Reid & Priest in Washington, DC. “The direction from the client was to design a clean, light and modern space that would represent a new image in the Washington market,” said Project Designer Mariela Buendia-Corrochano of Gensler Architecture, Design & Planning Worldwide.
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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!


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