Articles by Jennifer Adams

Roman travertine exemplifies Rocky Mountain environment

March 2, 2011
With the rugged peaks of the Rocky Mountains and an equally impressive landscape, Sun Valley, ID, is a majestic place that is steeped in history. Often referred to as the “American Shangri-La,” the area has become a thriving resort community - offering visitors a wealth of hotels and restaurants, outdoor activities and entertainment.
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Building a stone shop one step at a time

March 2, 2011
Developing Galaxy Granite Inc. into a success was a labor of love for owner Meng Peng. Starting out as a carpet business in 1985, the San Francisco, CA-based company evolved to include a stone fabrication division in 1999. What initially began as a one-man shop has grown to include 23 employees, including its own installation crew.
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Indian sandstone provides distinctive look for hotel tower

January 4, 2011
After more than a decade of planning, L.A. LIVE - a 4 million-square-foot, pedestrian-oriented entertainment and retail district in downtown Los Angeles, CA that sits adjacent to the Staples Center - has become a reality.
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Observing innovation in Italy

November 23, 2010

This fall, I made my annual journey to Verona, Italy, to attend Marmomacc, the largest stone exhibition in the world. And as always, the show did not disappoint.


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Indian granite captures corporate image

October 26, 2010
Silver Pearl granite from Tab India Inc. contributes to the signature look of the new 271 17th Street office tower in Atlanta, GA.
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Strategizing to build a successful stone business

October 26, 2010
For more than 25 years, SMG Stone Co., Inc. of Sun Valley, CA, has steadily increased its size and production capabilities through careful planning and investments.
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Rejuvenating an historic sandstone building

September 27, 2010
Built more than a century ago, Treat Hall on the Denver, CO, campus of Johnson & Wales University was in need of a facelift.
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Building a successful stone shop through careful research and development

September 27, 2010
Spaulding Fabricators Inc. of Brick, NJ, evolved into a productive stone business by learning through experience and other industry members.
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Trade show season kicks off

September 10, 2010

As fall approaches, another trade show season is set to begin. A week from now, I will be in Verona, Italy, touring the expansive exhibit halls at Marmomacc -- the world's largest stone exhibition.


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Marble flooring contributes to sustainable office design

September 2, 2010
The New York office of Lukoil Pan-Americas features an environmentally friendly interior design, including a number of sustainable building materials as well as Ambarino marble floor tiles that ensure durability and longevity.
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