During a Marble Institute of America+Building Stone Institute (MIA+BSI) New York Metro Chapter meeting held this summer at Stone Source’s showroom in New York City, Mike Sawicki, vice president of commercial sales at Miracle Sealants Company in Arcadia, CA, addressed an audience about stone care and maintenance.
While granite remains a popular choice for many homeowners, fabricators and stone distributors catering to the high-end residential market are finding their customers to be more design savvy and come into their showrooms with a desire for a material that is unique and not a mainstream stone variety.
Moderated by Eric Tryon of Premier Surfaces in Atlanta, GA, the “Town Hall” environment allowed attendees to participate in an open-forum session to address pertinent issues affecting their businesses today.
The 2016 Stone Industry Education seminars, presented by MIA+BSI and Stone World magazine kicked off in Charlotte, NC, on February 18, hosted by M S International, Inc. and featured marketing speaker Marty Gould.
For this issue, we are excited to share with you four features that focus on using compact and ultrathin slabs in both residential and commercial projects. As these products continue to gain popularity, we wanted to share different ideas of applications, including an upscale dining environment in the interior of a Saks Fifth Avenue.