Articles by Jennifer Adams

An interactive work space

July 21, 2014
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

July 10, 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
July 9, 2014
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

July 9, 2014
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
July 7, 2014

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
July 7, 2014

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

June 25, 2014

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

June 17, 2014
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

June 4, 2014
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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Forum: CNC Technology

June 3, 2014
In this fabricator discussion, members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) share their experiences with CNC technology.


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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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July 2014

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2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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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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