Articles by Michelle Stinnard

Natural Stone Spruces Up Exterior Design

April 1, 2006
Whether designing a large-scale corporate headquarters or a high-end residence, a stone exterior can add variation and quality to all styles of design
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Natural Stone Secures A National Treasure

January 1, 2006
Recent changes have been implemented on the grounds of The Washington Monument, including the addition of a granite security wall, as well as granite benches and walkways
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Trends in Stone and Tile Reach New Levels

January 1, 2006
As standard sizes and styles of stone and tile maintain their popularity, new shapes, colors and textures continue to enter the market in order to expand design options for homeowners and designers
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Exploring the Realm of Interior Design

October 1, 2005
Various types and sizes of stone and tile are being utilized in both residential and commercial design to create a broad range of design styles
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Crafted from the Rhode Island Landscape

July 1, 2005
Originally built in the 1900's, the Wildacre residence features local stone from the fields of Rhode Island, which is now being incorporated into the landscape design as well.
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Creating a Sense of Permanence

April 1, 2005
Homeowners and designers are more commonly selecting fieldstone when looking for a durable material to add a feeling of stability and sanctuary to a home
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The Expanding Horızons of Resıdentıal Design

January 1, 2005
Architects and designers are noticing a common trend in high-end residences - clients are moving stone and tile out of bathrooms and kitchens, and onto walls and other feature areas to serve as artwork
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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

July 2014

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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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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