With exotic stones such as quartzite continuing to grow in popularity among the
design community and homeowners alike, stone producers in countries such as Brazil and Peru exhaust efforts to find new varieties of material to satisfy customer demands. The following are some of the many new stones from these regions that are now available.
CASTELLÒN, SPAIN --TheSize, manufacturer of sintered stone brand Neolith, expands its range of premium surfaces with four new color introductions for its 2018 catalogue: Retrostone, Mirage, Krater and Calatorao.
Following rigorous market research and a customer survey of prototypes, the new décors are a direct response to today’s trends for high-end commercial and residential architectural surfacing design. Inspired by past and present, these four color additions are complemented by an expanded range of Neolith products, including two new colors in the NanoTech polished finish – pale-gray Luna and light-brown Bombón and 13 new 20mm thick slabs, bringing the full range to 18.
LUMBERTON, NJ -- Blanco, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks and faucets, has announced five winners of its first annual Blanco by Design contest. Entrants were required to submit a kitchen or small space design featuring one Blanco sink and one Blanco faucet for a chance to win up to $5,000.
The Blanco by Design contest ran from August until November 2017 and winners were hand selected by a panel of esteemed design professionals.
This year’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) was held from January 9 to 11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. The show hosted more than 600 exhibitors in the kitchen and bath industry, including over 100 new companies, across two halls. The following are some of the features.
While some quartz manufacturers have dominated this sector for some time, in recent years more quartz manufacturers have surfaced — broadening the amount of selections on the market. The following is a glimpse of some recent product introductions.
As the result of continuous investments in quarries and factories, Brazilian stone producers are a steady source of new material. The following is a glimpse of the numerous stones that have been introduced recently.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the The Natural Stone Institute's 2019 Study tour, hear about the Stone Industry Education event, see November's Stone of the Month, Machine of the Month, Technology Update, and much more!