Often I ask architects and designers why they favored natural stone for a particular project, and more frequently than not I hear responses such as: “It’s timeless.” “We needed something durable.” “We wanted to use a local material.” These are all excellent reasons, and as members of the natural stone industry, music to our ears.
This Stone of the Month is supplied by Guidoni of Espírito Santo, Brazil. Technical details provide a frame of reference only. Because stone is a product of nature, testing to determine specific physical qualities should be repeated for each project.
Antolini upholds an unmatched standard of Haute Nature within the Gemstone Collection that is sure to live on for an eternity. Ruby Carnelian's beautiful appearance mimics fiery passion, portraying the vast amount of diversity found within the natural world.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we have a focus on residential design, and achieving LEED status using natural stone. We had the chance to talk to Stephanie Vierra, who is the president of Vierra Design & Education Services, LLC.
Located in the heart of the business district in downtown Houston, TX, 609 Main is a 50-story Class A office building that is a 1,150,785-square-foot pre-registered LEED Platinum space, connected to a 633,782-square-foot parking garage.
Des Moines-based artists Kim and John Novotny announce a new stone art venture that captures images deep within the microscopic world of stone. The Midwestern artists are owners of Light the Earth studio and gallery located at Mainframe Studios in downtown Des Moines.
Entrants from the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) into its annual Design Excellence Awards learned the results of the competition at a dinner gala at the elegant and timeless Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury.
Oklahoma Natural Stone, sourced from Quality Stone Quarries, was specified for the fireplace, playground, fire pit and patio of the recreation area at the Texan community of Austin Waters
March 7, 2018
Besides being a space for residents to relax, gather and enjoy a home-away-from-home atmosphere, the structure itself is an impressive masonry feat with striking design elements and even more eye-catching stonework.
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) released its 2018 Outlook and State of the Industry (OSI) report today, providing a scan of essential knowledge for interior designers, and the interior design industry.
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!
In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design magazine, we take a close look at some new stone and tile designs, view some interesting interior design projects, Review some products featured at the 2019 Cevisama, and much more!