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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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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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!


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