Articles by Jennifer Adams

Distinctive Merchandising In Stone

March 11, 2003
Regional sandstone and black granite were key elements in creating an elegant and welcoming atmosphere for Nordstrom Las Vegas at the Fashion Show Mall.
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Rebuilding a sandstone operation after 30 years

March 11, 2003
After being vacant for several decades, Annandale Sandstone of Boyers, PA, is now up and running at full capacity.
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An upscale retail environment in stone

March 3, 2003
Influenced by the Mediterranean, the design of the Mall at Wellington Green in West Palm Beach, FL, utilized an abundance of marble to create an environment catering to high-end consumers.
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An artistic composition in granite

March 3, 2003
Relying on modern technology and the support of its vendors, the Willis Music Co. took retail design to the next level with a display of laser-etched granite murals.
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Upholding a stone tradition in Peru

February 2, 2003
The prosperous growth of Marmoleria Gallos S.A. of Lima, Peru, can be attributed to more than a century of experience that has been passed on to its owners from generation to generation.
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Restoring a tribute to World War I heroes

February 2, 2003
Extensive work was recently completed on the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, MO, which involved replacing numerous Indiana limestone pieces and steel anchors that had deteriorated over time.
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French Normandy look achieved in Oklahoma City

December 1, 2002
To replicate the appearance of the rural chateaus of 16th and 17th century France, a specialized mortar application and 3,000 tons of Tulsa limestone were used for the architecture of Gaillardia Golf & Country Club in Oklahoma City.
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New stone and tile expo takes place in Las Vegas

December 1, 2002
With the goal of being the West Coast exhibition for stone and ceramic tile, the International Tile & Stone Show recently held its first edition this fall at the Sands Expo Center.
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Resurrecting Wright's vision

November 20, 2002
As a result of those who keep the works of Frank Lloyd Wright alive, the original 1920s design of the Nakoma Country Club in Madison, WI, came to fruition in the Sierra Nevadas of Northern California
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CNC Case Study: Custom countertop fabrication

September 30, 2002
Three partners used their previous experience in cutting glass tops to form World Stone Fabricators in Charlotte, NC -- a fabricating facility focused on producing kitchen countertops.
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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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Stone World July 2014 cover

July 2014

Check out the latest issue of Stone World, which includes a review of the 2014 Coverings conference.

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CSTD Summer 2014 cover

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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