Articles by Jill Critchley

A culture in stone

Artists in the Chapungu Sculpture Park turn blocks of natural stone into cultural icons of Zimbabwe.
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Limestone breathes new life into a California icon

Given a fresh look with limestone, the San Francisco Wax Museum was re-constructed to attract new business to Fisherman's Wharf.
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Stone Unveiled in Vail

The incorporation of stone in the design of this resort's restaurant isn't only about atmosphere; it's about durability.
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Sealers help stone stand the test of time

The stone industry relies on stone-care products such as sealers to ensure that stone installation projects will remain "like new" longer.
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Slate provides an 'elegant and unique skin' for office building

Providing color, durability and a sense of upscale quality, slate was used to balance the appearance of glass and steel for the 1900 K Street project in Washington, DC.
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Slate influences of the East Coast

Slate was the material of choice for a private residence in Sebastopol, CA, an influence the homeowner picked up from memories of the Baltimore home in which he grew up.
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Bold update in stone

Marble was the key element to the dramatic remodeling of the Valley West Office Building in Little Rock, AR.
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Stone as a status symbol

The owners of the Willard Estate in High Point, NC, couldn't settle for less once they saw what stone could do to dress up their private residence.
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Focus on Indian Stone<br>Blending cultures and stones

Slate from India was specified in both the kitchen and the sunroom of this private residence, giving the home a rough, natural feel.
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Focus on Indian Stone<br>Sandstone uplifts California school

Severely neglected for many years, a three-story house in Marin County, CA, was recently transformed into a specialty school.
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2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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