Industry Insights

Candid observations on activity within the stone industry.

ARTICLES

Weathering the storm

By Jennifer Adams
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A few months ago, I drove up to Massachusetts to visit Cumar, Inc., who is featured in this edition of the Stone World Fabricator E-News.


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A joint venture in tile

GrizForm Design Architects joined forces with restaurateur Mark Kuller to create Doi Moi, a new restaurant and lounge in Washington, DC, which features an assortment of porcelain tile
By Sara Garafalo
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Last year, award-winning firm GrizForm Design Architects partnered with restaurateur Mark Kuller to create Doi Moi


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Investing in success

By Jennifer Adams
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I just returned from the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO. This quarry was actually one of the first I visited when I started out at Stone World.


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Setting a new standard for stone

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In recent years, the green building movement has picked up speed. What many might have thought was just a trend at the time, has proven that it is now a way of thinking - and designing.


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Learning from each other

By Jennifer Adams
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The last few weeks I have been busy traveling. One of my stops was to the MIA/Stone World Stone Summit in Dulles, VA, which was hosted by MS International at its showroom/ warehouse facility. 


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A lesson learned

By Jennifer Adams
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Since the May issue of Stone World was published, there has been quite a stir among members of the stone industry, and as well there should be.


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Thinking outside the box

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Earlier this week I was in New York City for the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), which is held annually at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.


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Observations from the field

By Jennifer Adams
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I just returned from Coverings, and while the show certainly kept me busy, I heard mixed reactions when speaking to those who exhibited.


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2014 continues to show positive signs

By Jennifer Adams
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The last few weeks have been busy here at Stone World, and it doesn't look like things will slow down until after Coverings.


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A successful road trip

By Jennifer Adams
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Last week I joined the Stone Fabricator's Alliance (SFA) on its tour of Italy.


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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.

Stone World Magazine

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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