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An architectural display of slabwork

By Michael Reis
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Following the unique architecture of the interior space, a bathroom design in Greensboro, NC, features a range of Indian marble applications — including meticulously book-matched pieces


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Revisiting an Italian classic

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In conjunction with the AIA Convention and Expo in Washington, DC, the Marmomacc Stone Academy led a delegation of its “alumni” architects on a tour of the 12-year-old Embassy of Italy, which was meticulously designed with Italian stone


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A standout design with Texas limestone

By Kelly Crowley
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Located in Austin, a private residence is now “at home” in Texas through the use of local stone


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Irish Rail project is an environmental first

By David Hughes
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Clad in natural stone, the Train Drivers Facility Building for Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland, is the first certified ultra-low energy building ever developed for a railway company in the world


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Building a new campus landmark with regional stone

By Jennifer Adams
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Wissahickon Schist and Vermont slate are among the regional materials used in the design of the David L. Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA


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A culture of quality and craftsmanship

By Michael Reis
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From its quarrying operations to the processing of finished stonework, the employees at Burlington Slate Ltd. share a common goal of generating superior finished products using methods and practices that emphasize sustainability and worker safety


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Newsline:International Stoneworks celebrates 30 years of stone restoration and maintenance

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International Stoneworks, a leading premier natural stone restoration and maintenance business in Houston, TX, opened its doors in 1982, and after 30 years in business, president Rawi Tabbah thanked his employees and clientele with a celebration at The Tasting Room at Uptown Park.


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Taking a new career path in fabrication

By Jennifer Adams
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After retiring from dairy farming, a search for a new profession — along with his future wife’s passion for stone — led Marv Stremler to open Creative Stoneworks in Bellingham, WA


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Positive vibes at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2012

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The show floor at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2012 was more lively than it has been in years, with attendees and e xhibitors both carrying an upbeat attitude regarding the industry


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Limestone ranch is a tour through history

By Michael Reis
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With elements influenced by the Texas Hill Country as well as mid-19th century “Sunday Houses,” the Wild Oaks Ranch in Paradise, TX, pays homage to traditional, classic stonework


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

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