Articles by Michelle Stinnard

Limestone creates timeless building

November 18, 2006
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

October 15, 2006
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

October 15, 2006
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

October 12, 2006
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

October 12, 2006
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

September 1, 2006
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

September 1, 2006
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

August 1, 2006
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

August 1, 2006
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

August 1, 2006
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 July 2014 cover

2014 July

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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2014 Stone World Stone Guide

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

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