Articles by Jennifer Adams

Growth continues at Coverings 2006

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Coverings 2006 enjoyed a very successful run from April 4 to 7 in Orlando, FL, with 33,649 registrants and nearly 1,200 exhibitors
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Fabricator Case Study: Catering to the high-end market

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With years of experience in the stone industry, David Palmer of Palmer Marble & Tile, Inc. in West Palm Beach, FL, has developed a business to meet the highest consumer demands
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The Latium region: A showcase of Italian stoneworking

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The surrounding region of Rome has a vast history of quarrying and processing travertine and other stone varieties, and it continues this tradition today - exporting its products to foreign markets worldwide
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Granite upholds Standards for justice

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Sunset Red granite - in three varying finishes - was combined with brick to form a prominent exterior for the new Tarrant County Family Law Center in Fort Worth, TX
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Expanding upon Old World craftsmanship

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With the knowledge and experience they gained growing up in a stone-working region of Italy, the owners of Mosaico Italiano in Pompano Beach, FL, have developed a state-of-the-art operation for the mass production of mosaic tile
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Stone forms an image for medical center

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Granite and limestone provide an elegant touch for the new entrance at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA
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Fabricator Case Study: Childhood experience leads to state-of-the-art fabrication shop

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Adam Bauer, president of Planet Granite Inc. in Colorado Springs, CO, was first introduced to the stone industry at a young age. “I would spend my summers in high school in Aspen, working in the stone and tile industries with my father,” he explained. “At age 14, grinding marble and grouting were not high on my 'enjoying life' list, but the industry was sprouting a seed in me without my knowledge of ever knowing where it could lead.”
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Institutional Architecture: Granite fountain creates focal point in University plaza

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Set in the center of downtown Cleveland, OH, and occupying 85 acres, Cleveland State University is an integral part of the city. It boasts more than 100 student organizations and 17 NCAA Division I men's and women's varsity sports. Its architecture is a blend of old and new design styles - including historic landmark buildings as well as more contemporary facilities.
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Commercial Design: Colorado marble satisfies demands of high-end client

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Colorado Yule marble was a key component in creating a chic contemporary look for the law office of Thelen Reid & Priest in Washington, DC. “The direction from the client was to design a clean, light and modern space that would represent a new image in the Washington market,” said Project Designer Mariela Buendia-Corrochano of Gensler Architecture, Design & Planning Worldwide.
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RE-EMERGING U.S. STONE INDUSTRY: From North Carolina to the world

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Dating back to 1885, Rock of Ages Corp. of Barre, VT, has grown into a stone-production powerhouse - with ownership of 10 active quarries and five manufacturing and sawing facilities in North America. The publicly owned company is a leading quarrier of granite in the U.S. and Canada, and it is among the world's largest manufacturers and retailers of granite memorials.
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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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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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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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