Articles by Michelle Stinnard

Limestone creates timeless building

The First Citizens Bank headquarters in Columbia, SC, is clad in Portuguese limestone, and granite and marble were added for interior elements
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Rubble stone facelift connects addition to campus

The renovation and expansion of the new Unified Science Center at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, involved a detail matching to the stonework present on campus
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Maintaining an image in stone

The InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center in Cleveland, OH, was rebuilt using a variety of natural stone, which was used in a range of unique interior and exterior applications
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Moving beyond standard countertops

Based on the motto “Completely…out of the box,” Estate Granite & Marble of Redding, CA, prides itself on creating unique stone applications using light, water and fire
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Historic 19th Century quarry reopens

Dunnville Cutstone Co., a sandstone quarry in Wisconsin, recently reopened after being out of operation for several decades
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Commercial and Institutional Architecture: Limestone creates soothing environment for art museum

A neutral palette of limestone from Francepierre International was utilized in the design of the Rubin Museum of Art in New York to establish a meditative atmosphere
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Commercial and Institutional Architecture: Using stone as an educational tool

The use of natural stone was key in the design of the Warren Skaaren Environmental Learning Center in Texas, as it served as a teaching reference to students
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Fabricator Case Study: Flourishing in the granite sector

Since moving into granite fabrication nine years ago, TTS Granite, Inc. of Steger, IL, has grown to handle an average of 25 to 30 kitchens a week
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Fabricator Case Study: Running a family operation with modern machinery

Family owned and operated Olive Glass and Marble houses a variety of state-of-the-art equipment at its facility in Fayetteville, NC
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Focus on Indian Stone: Achieving an Old World look in slate and travertine

A combination of stone materials helped architects achieve a classic look for the design of a private residence in Marina Del Rey, CA
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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.

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.


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