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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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 September 2014 cover

2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

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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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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Stone Guide

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.

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