Jason Kamery joined Stone World magazine as its managing editor in June 2014. Previously, he was the assistant editor for Pet Age magazine and a sports reporter for The Express-Times and The Exponent newspapers. Jason graduated from Purdue University with a B.A. in Mass Communication.
Founded in 1992, Jianming Stone Group has set out on a course to improve its processes for stone production, including becoming "green." The company, located in Xiamen, China, has recently installed a new water filtration system at its plant to help improve operations and the environment.
Originally based in Phenix, MO, the Phenix Marble Co. first opened in the early 20th century. At the time, it was one of the largest producers of stone and marble in the country, employing 250 workers.
With the hazards of working in the stone industry always a concern and OSHA tightening its rulings on silicosis, fabricators continue to implement procedures and emphasize to their employees the importance of safety in the work place.
Warren sheets, CEO of Warren Sheets Design (WSD), located in San Francisco, CA, established his company in 1992. He works on projects as large as the Fairmont Grand del Mar in San Diego and as small as private residences.
Texas-based hotel company La Quinta Inn & Suites held a design competition to help define the hotel’s appearance and layout. Following the competition, the company enlisted 5G Studio to design the new prototype called Del Sol.
The Brown Beach House Croatia is a 25-room and suite property — fusing Mediterranean-inspired design and resort aesthetic with a luxurious full-service spa — along the Adriatic Coastline in Trogir, Croatia.
Phoenix, AZ, and Houston, TX, were the first two cities to host the educational events where fabricators were presented the opportunity to learn the importance of knowing their job costs among other helpful tips
The first two events of the 2017 Stone Industry Education series - organized by the Marble Institute of America+Building Stone Institute (MIA+BSI) and Stone World - kicked off in Phoenix, AZ, on February 15 followed by Houston, TX, on March 9.
In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design magazine, we present a Cevisama 2017 product showcase, some tips and tricks for renovating and updating, we sit down with Warren Sheets, CEO of Warren Sheets Design, and much more!