Stone World Blog

Stone World Blog
Based on the Stone World editorial staff's extensive travels in the field and continuous dialogue with industry principals, "Industry Insight" offers an in-depth look at various stone industry issues and solutions.

Five Uncommon Ways To Get More Quality Stone Leads Online

Your lead flow is one of the most important aspects of your stone business.


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Stone: An Architect's Perspective: The New York Public Library

This beloved NYC Beaux Arts masterpiece is about to get a $300 million renovation to increase efficiences of services, streamline its budget, centralize it operations, and open the upper floors not currently in use.


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Stone: An Architect's Perspective - National Park Service Treasures: Fort Davis

In this blog, architect Stephen B. Chambers of Dallas, TX, offers his insight on the use of stone in architecture at sites around the world.


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Sustainability isn't just feel-good window dressing; it’s actually good for business

All too often, what looks good and what is good are not the same things. On that rare occasion, however, that you find both qualities in the same activity you should grab it with both hands.


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Letter to the editor - Reflecting on the craftsmanship of stoneworking

I am a stonemason, artisan and overall stone enthusiast based out of Corbett, OR.


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Veteran fabricators network in New Jersey

Over the years, I've written articles from stone companies and events around the world.


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Stone: An Architect's Perspective - New England Stone Walls, An American Stonehenge

In this blog, architect Stephen B. Chambers of Dallas, TX, offers his insight on the use of stone in architecture at sites around the world.


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GranQuartz Canada Hosts Industry Safety Meeting in Toronto

MIA member firm Granquartz Canada hosted a MIA meeting of over 20 stone distributors to talk about safety initiatives for Canadian firms.


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Stone: An Architect's Perspective -- Mies Van De Rohe: 1929 Barcelona Pavilion

After living over a week in an 1150 AD rural Catalan structure, we went "back to the future," to the modernism of 1929 Barcelona. 


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Stone: An Architect's Perspective--Gaudi's La Sagrada Famila in Barcelona, Spain

In this blog, which is new to Stone World, architect Stephen B. Chambers of Dallas, TX, offers his insight on the use of stone in architecture at sites around the world. 


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