Heather Fiore is the associate editor of TILE Magazine, covering all aspects of the tile industry. Before her position at TILE, Heather Fiore was an associate editor for The Sun newspapers in Central New Jersey. She graduated from Rider University in 2011 with a B.A. in Journalism and a focus on News and Editorial.
After a couple of years of unpredictable attendance, the Vitória Stone Fair/Marmo+Mac Latin America seems to be back on its feet. This year, the event was held from June 7 to 10, 2018, at the Carapina Events Center in Vitória, ES, Brazil, where it hosted 225 exhibitors and welcomed thousands of visitors.
A dozen industry professionals joined the Natural Stone Institute for an interactive tour of various Brazilian stone manufacturers before attending the 45th edition of the Vitória Stone Fair/Marmo+Mac Latin America
For the last few years, the Natural Stone Institute (NSI) has been hosting groups of industry professionals to various countries around the world — including Brazil, China, Italy and Turkey — as part of its efforts to promote the use of natural stone in design.
The “indoor-outdoor living” trend we’ve all been seeing lately is taking the industry by storm. Many homeowners are seeking quality stone products to create comfortable and luxurious outdoor seating and pool areas that are an extension of their home’s interior design.
The vestry of Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Memphis, TN, decided it was time for a renovation. A Church committee was subsequently developed and plans to update the space were revealed as a way to remember the church’s past and celebrate its future.
Business major turned stone fabricator, Augie Chavez, began his own fabrication business after moving to Texas more than a dozen years ago, which is now among the most successful stone shops in the state
n 1984, Augie Chavez entered the countertop industry. He began working part-time for a small solid surface fabrication shop in California, which at the time, only offered three different variations of solid surface.
Hoboken is one of the most thriving cities in New Jersey. Located on the Hudson Waterfront, with trendy restaurants on every corner and nightlife comparable to that of its New York City counterpart, the developing city has a lot to offer its residents.
One of the many beachfront residences on the island — a summer compound that includes a main home, dining pavilion, gym and beach/pool cabana — recently renovated one of its guest houses taking an effortless approach.
Natural stone quarrying in southern Found du Lac County, WI, has an extensive history that dates back to the early 1800s. Hamilton Lime & Stone, which was originally incorporated on October 30, 1935, was first owned by a local stone craftsman by the name of Torson Johnson.