Inspired by the surrounding habitat, the design team at JR Frank Design LLC opted for a palette of stacked stone, porcelain and wood to reflect the colors and texture of the outdoors for the design of a New Jersey home
Natural stone was an essential component of a residential design in Bernardsville, NJ, to capture the organic feel of the home’s woodsy surroundings. The design team from Wayne, NJ-based JR Frank Design LLC strongly desired to connect the expansive residence with nature.
Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, which was originally constructed in the 1860s, had become a blighted area in the middle of the 20th century, and at the time, was turned into the Kate Wollman Memorial skating complex.
Founded in 1976, Endless Mountain Stone of Susquehanna, PA, was one of the pioneers of bringing automation to Bluestone, and it also firmly connected to the industry’s past with the acquisition of a quarry site that dates to the 1840s.
The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, enlisted the help of Quinn Evans Architects to provide new stone flooring that complemented and enhanced the existing stonework found in this 1927 historic building.
Crossville’s "Bluestone" and "Mixology" tile collections have been named winners of 2012 Green Good Design Awards bestowed by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.
Harry S. “Sonny” Triebe, Sr. of Downsville, NY, the owner of Sonny & Sons Stone Co., LLC of Downsville, NY, and a long-time area resident, died February 17, 2012 at the Wilson Hospital in Johnson City, NY. He was 64.
For this issue of Stone World magazine we talk to industry veteran Ron Hannah about a product called Black Mamba that adheres a sink to a countertop in 10 seconds. This issue also takes a look at the quartz industry, one of the articles features Quantra and how it continues to invest and strategize to produce high-quality quartz. We also take a look at the top quartz products offering in our quartz roundup.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design decorative porcelain and marble tile modernize an outdated living space in New York. We also see how Italian Porcelain tile contributes to a multi-purpose residential building. Finally we feature our Mosaic and decorative tile roundup.