Articles by Jennifer Adams

Setting a new standard for stone

In recent years, the green building movement has picked up speed.


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An interactive work space

Recently, I was invited to San Francisco to visit a new design studio for Daltile and Mohawk Group.


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From the Editor: Summer 2014

Now that summer is almost here, I can finally breathe and relax a little.


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Coverings celebrates 25 years in stone and tile industries

The 2014 edition of Coverings showed a rise in attendance and exhibitors — reflecting the sense of renewed energy in the stone and tile industries
Held from April 29 to May 2, 2014, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the show reported an increase in attendance and the number of exhibitors — deeming it a successful event.


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The importance of shop safety

As most of our readers know, in our May issue of Stone World, we published a photo in a Fabricator Case Study that wasn’t up to code.


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Locally sourced stone earns LEED credits

New Mexico travertine was not only chosen for the new Center for the Arts at New Mexico State University for its quality, but also for the quarry’s close proximity to the project site, which achieved LEED credit for regional materials

With a unique curved stone exterior, the Center for the Arts at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, NM, was designed to achieve LEED credit and to create cohesion among the school’s art facilities.


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Fabricator Forum: Issues & Solutions

At this Fabricator Forum, which was conducted at Coverings 2014 in Las Vegas, NV, fabricators discussed various issues that they are dealing with today and ways they have developed to overcome them

A large group of fabricators came together to participate in a Fabricator Forum at Coverings in Las Vegas, NV, this past spring. The discussion covered everything from pricing to overtime for employees to fabricating some of the latest products such as porcelain slabs.


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Learning from each other

The last few weeks I have been busy traveling. One of my stops was to the MIA/Stone World Stone Summit in Dulles, VA, which was hosted by MS International at its showroom/ warehouse facility. 


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A course on stone

I recently had the opportunity to join a group of architects on a trip to Portugal where we had the chance to visit several marble and limestone quarries as well as some stone processing plants.


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A lesson learned

Since the May issue of Stone World was published, there has been quite a stir among members of the stone industry, and as well there should be.


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Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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CSTD Fall 2014 cover

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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criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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