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

By Aileen Davis
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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

By Stephen Chambers
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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

By Stephen Chambers
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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

By Christopher L. Johnson, The Linley Company
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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

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


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Veteran fabricators network in New Jersey

By Michael Reis
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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

By Stephen Chambers
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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

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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

By Stephen Chambers
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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

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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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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 September 2014 cover

2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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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 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 stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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