Swapping his scalpel for a chisel, Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Randal Haworth MD was hands on in the design and construction of his new office lobby, which included a mammoth reception counter made from Carrara marble
In creating a sustainable and chic apartment complex in Gurugram, Haryanaa, India, the design team at Design Forum International chose a palette of regional stone for the interior and exterior of the building, as well as its surrounding landscape
For Greenburg, a posh apartment complex set on one of India's lush golf courses in Gurugram, Haryanaa, sustainability and affordability were at the heart of the design. Local stone was preferred for the building's exterior satisfying aesthetic, as well as performance requirements.
Pokarna, a leader among stone producers in India, recently opened its Cream Cashmere granite quarry in Buduruvada Village, Parvathipuram Mandal, Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The almost 25-acre site currently produces three shades/patterns of the material.
With a history dating back to 1928, the family-run business of Chester A. Smith, Inc. is steeped in history. The company, along with eight others, was a founding member of the Marble Institute of America (MIA) when it was formed in 1944 and today is listed as “Member #7” in the MIA Directory.
In 1988, Stone World presented its first Fabricator of the Year Award to Jim Stengel of Dakota Granite Co. Since then, there's been one worthy fabricator after another honored each year with the award. Most recently, Scott Hanes of Majestic Marble & Granite in Orlando, FL was the recipient.
Whether in sports, marriage, at work or other areas of life, teamwork is often crucial to achieving an end result. More often than not, it is rewarding when hard work between two individuals or a group accomplishes a set goal.
While times change and trends come and go, natural stone remains a popular choice in both residential and commercial design. Stone World recently had the opportunity to talk with a few experienced architects to ask their opinion on a range of issues related to designing with natural stone.
The 28th edition of Coverings was celebrated in Orlando, FL, this year with a fresh image and new management. The 2017 event, held at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center from April 4 to 7, proved successful with a total attendance of 28,000.
Husband-and-wife team Sean and Teresa Ray have devoted much time and effort to establishing a successful one-stop-shop for their customers. Their business, Pro Stone Kitchen & Bath in Olive Branch, MS, provides a full service in kitchen and bath design.
The 2017 stone education series -organized by MIA+BSI: The Natural Stone Institute and Stone World- made a stop in Memphis, TN, for the first time. The all-day event, which was hosted by Pacific Shore Stones, drew 28 fabricators from 18 different companies.