New York-based architect Charles Rabinovitch of Charles Rabinovitch Architects recently completed a renovation of a townhouse on the Eastside of Manhattan. An extensive selection of natural stone was incorporated into the design to make the home luxurious, but practical.
StoneExpo, which is part of The International Surface Event (TISE), provides an arena for fabricators from various regions of North America to gather together to share ideas and experiences, learn about new products on the market and to meet new people.
Thousands of visitors from around the world turned out for the international flooring exhibition – comprised of StonExpo, TilExpo and Surfaces – which was held from Tuesday, January 30 to Thursday, February 1.
I write this stone column on the heels of TISE and a few weeks before I leave for the Xiamen Stone Fair. Trade show season is in full spring, and judging by the positive turnout in Las Vegas, 2018 kicks off with a positive vibe for the stone industry.
With a significant increase of first-time exhibiting companies, more than 150,000 attendees, a new innovative product showcase and an extensive educational program, this year’s edition of the Xiamen Stone Fair is heading for another success
The Xiamen Stone Fair has been building momentum as a reputable international stone exhibition, and the 2018 edition is expected to be even bigger. Now in its 18th year, the next edition is slated for March 6 to 9, at the Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center.
As members of the stone industry, I think we can all agree there is nothing more appealing than the aesthetics and inherent qualities of natural stone. And while many stones come from abroad, we also have numerous quarries here in the U.S. that have supplied material for landmark projects.
Owner Steve Crandall has passed away, as well as John Zacher, who was with Unlimited Peak, the investment/management group who partnered with RealStone after Crandall’s death. But despite these tragedies, the company has managed to persevere and is optimistic about its future.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the latest product innovations in the stone industry, hear about this year's Coverings event, read a stone fabrication case study, hear about the latest news regarding stone fabrication, and much more!