Articles by Jennifer Adams

From the Editor: Winter 2013

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At the end of this month, I will heading to Las Vegas to attend Surfaces/StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas.


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Celebrating North American heritage

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A recent renovation of the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis incorporated as many local materials as possible — including a range of granite quarried and processed in North America


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Porcelain floor tile brings glam and durability

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In meeting the demands of a tight timeframe and high-trafficked application, large-format porcelain tile proved successful for the redesign of Pure — a cocktail lounge in the Dominican Republic


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Sourcing stone for a Philadelphia landmark

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Philip Ryan of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in New York talks one-on-one about the thought and planning that went into the extensive stone design of the new building for the Barnes Fountain in Philadelphia, PA


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Italian stone producers provide a new age of stone design

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As an exclusive provider of SimplicityTM, Mazzucchelli Marmi of Carrara, Italy, offers architects and stone carvers an innovative approach to designing with stone


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A devoted industry

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Recently, I attended Total Solutions Plus, the annual conference held by the National Contractors Association (NTCA), Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) and the Tile Council of North America (TCNA)


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Jerusalem limestone creates signature stone building

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Defined by an exterior facade made from large Ramon Gray limestone panels, the new home for the Barnes Foundation is Philadelphia’s newest architectural landmark


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Massachusetts fabricator enjoys growth

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In recent years, Metropolitan Cabinet and Countertops has pushed forward with expanding its stone fabrication operation, which was initially started in 2003


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Promoting the treasures of Sicily

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A recent trip organized by the the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago introduced a group of fabricators, architects and designers to Consortium Lapis and the products of its member companies in the Trapani region of Sicily


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Quarrying Perlato marble for 125 years

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Now a third-generation operation, Levante & Co. has been quarrying Perlato marble since the company’s beginning in 1887


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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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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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