The web exclusives section expands beyond Stone World’s print edition – offering up-to-the-minute information on various aspects of the stone industry. Viewers will find details on current stone industry events, recent residential and commercial projects featuring stone in their designs, and the latest technological innovations for stone fabrication, quarrying, and stone care and maintenance.
As the economy continues to improve, the Brazilian stone exhibition invites new companies to participate and is confident that it will maintain a path of growth
January 13, 2020
The Vitória Stone Fair | Marmomac Latin America is scheduled for February 11 to 14, 2020 in Espírito Santo, Brazil. The international stone exhibition brings together major extraction and processing companies of natural stone, equipment and machinery, and other technologies from all over the world.
Boston-based architectural firm, Finegold Alexander Architects, recently transformed Boston University’s (BU) historic Tudor Revival-style castle into the new Dahod Family Alumni Center. The 15,371-square-foot gathering place, which serves BU’s 300,000-plus graduates, features original sandstone masonry on the exterior that was carefully cleaned, repointed and patched to restore the building back to its original grandeur.
The Chapel of the Holy Cross on the campus of Jesuit High School in Tampa, FL, is now housed in a beautiful new building that is adorned with a host of natural stone varieties, including Indiana limestone, Pennsylvania Bluestone and Italian marble.
Park Industries recently held a Lunch Connection in Nashua, NH – allowing fabricators in the region to share their stories with each other and become educated on the ways technology is critical to running a successful business
After launching a successful Lunch Connection program this past April at Ricciardi Marble & Granite in Hyannis, MA, Park Industries’ New England sales team planned another one for September 12, 2019, which was hosted by Ripano Stoneworks in Nashua, NH, who also happens to be Stone World’s 2006 Fabricator of the Year. The three-hour event drew attendees from as far as six hours away, and provided several short educational sessions, as well as live machinery demonstrations and an opportunity for friendly competitors to network.
When guests and visitors approach the entrance of the Boston Children’s Hospital they are greeted by a “hide and seek” style wall made of Mesabi Black® granite. The stone provides a backdrop for the intricate design of animals and foliage, which the project’s architect and designer calls “Playful Nature in the City.”
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.
In this issue of Stone World magazine, we discuss different digital solutions available for fabricators, as well as talking to a fabricator about his experience to a fully digital shop. We also learn about the process used to restore the stone exterior for two historic buildings, as well as learning about the history of Women in Stone!