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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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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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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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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