Stone World Magazine

Stone World has been the leading news source serving the international stone industry since its inception in 1984. Its articles cover the production and use of granite, marble, limestone, slate, quartz surfacing and other materials and our readership includes fabricators, architects, installers, importers, distributors and other stone industry buyers, sellers and producers. While based in the United States, Stone World and www.stoneworld.com are read by key stone industry buyers and producers in more than 90 countries throughout the world and our magazine is distributed at trade shows worldwide.

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Stone World Magazine: Vol. 37, № 10 (October 2020)


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ON THE COVER:
With quartz products remaining a popular choice among homeowners and the design community for both interior and exterior applications, manufacturers of this material continually invest in technology to ensure the production of the highest quality products. This issue of Stone World includes several features on quartz surfacing, including a story on Dal-Tile Corporation's facility in Dickson, TN, which begins on page 50. Pictured is "Liberty Calacatta" from the company's American Reserve National Marble collection.

Previous issues

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 37, № 9 (September 2020)


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ON THE COVER:
Locally sourced Rocherons Dore ClairTM limestone from Polycor's quarry in the Burgundy region of France was the stone of choice for the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris. The stone's earthy beige tones, with occasional dashes of pinkish-hued calcite veining, add a subtle color and exceptional elegance to the cultural landmark, which was designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry. Learn more about the project, as well as the sustainability of French limestone and how its use connected the Foundation with the community, by turning to the story beginning on page 66. Photo courtesy of Polycor.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 37, № 7 (July 2020)


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The Old Parkland North Campus in Dallas, TX, boasts an enormous amount of stone products that were sourced from 12 states. Among the numerous intricate stone architectural pieces are 8-foot-tall round columns custom fabricated from blocks of Indiana limestone and carefully installed by Dee Brown, Inc. of Richardson, TX. To read more about this tremendous stone project, turn to the story begin- ning on page 88. Photo ©Steve Hinds Photography

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 37, № 6 (June 2020)


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Built on a bluff overlooking the Blanco River in the Texas Hill Country, a private residence serenely sits among a grove of oak trees — complementing its rustic environment. The exterior of the home is a showcase of a "Country Blend" of locally quarried limestone, which contributes Old World charm with other modern aesthetics. Design by A.GRUPPO Architects of San Marcos, TX. Stone supplied by Cobra Stone of Florence, TX. Photos by Dror Baldinger. Story begins on page 64

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 37, № 5 (May 2020)


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Home to more than 1,500 active quarries, such as the Valle Nevado site (pictured), Brazilian stone producers offer a wide array of stunning and durable natural stone varieties which are viable options for both residential and commercial design. Turn to page 34 to learn more about how Brothers in Granite seeks out new exotic material to offer its customers.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 37, № 4 (April 2020)


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ON THE COVER: The historic Newberry Library in Chicago, IL, recently underwent a renovation and restoration of its stonework under the direction of a design team from Ann Beha Architects (ABA) of Boston, MA. It was determined that the exterior Stony Creek granite, which was used for original pavers at the entry and an existing stone bench, needed to be cleaned to remove metallic stains. The exterior work included the removal of a fence and the addition of two new Stony Creek granite benches. A new walkway, also built of Stony Creek granite from the original quarry, now provides visitor access to an ADA lift. Photo by Tom Rossiter/www.tomrossiter.com. To read the full story, turn to page 74.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 37, № 3 (March 2020)


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On the cover:
Vermont Danby marble not only added aesthetic value to the interior design of the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in New York, but it was also a fitting choice in meeting LEED certification requirements. The material was quarried and processed by Vermont Quarries at its facility in Mendon, VT — only 270 miles from the jobsite. Turn to page 56 of this issue to read the full story

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 37, № 2 (February 2020)


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Polycor has grown to be a leader in the stone quarrying industry. With more than 50 quarries, 18 manufacturing plants and approximately 1,200 employees, the Quebec City, Canada-based company strongly places an emphasis on safety and sustainability. Stone World had the opportunity to speak with Patrick Perus, Polycor's CEO.
Read all about it beginning on page 52 of this issue.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 37, № 1 (January 2020)


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The colors, textures and other characteristics of natural stone can bring beauty to any residential design. Combining different varieties of stone, as well as building a palette with a diverse range of material, can further enhance the aesthetics of a living space. In the article "Linking architecture with nature," beginning on page 58 of this issue, the architect and homeowners chose to use stone extensively throughout the interior and exterior design of their New Jersey residence to create an elegant look. Design by JR Frank Design LLC of Wayne, NJ. Photo by Anthony Porto.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 36, № 12 (December 2019)


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A private villa in Sicily is lavishly dressed in several varieties of marble to create an elegant and functional design. The use of Grigio Antracite and Pietra Ducale as flooring in the interior living space, as well as for the patio, creates a smooth transition from the inside to the outside. To learn more about the residential design, turn to page 38. Stone supplied by Margraf.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 36, № 11 (November 2019)


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Continental Cut Stone, Continental Cream Quarries LLC and Continental Quarries are Texas-based partner companies that are working towards meeting NSC/ANSI 373 sustainability standards. Being all under the same ownership, they are committed to running an efficient and environmentally friendly operation. To learn more about the three companies and their sustainable efforts, turn to the article beginning on page 58.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 36, № 10 (October 2019)


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Quartz surfacing remains a popular option for kitchen countertops and bathroom vanities
in residential design. Manufacturers of the engineered stone material are replicating the look of white marbles, such as Fusion White Margherita quartz offered by Universal Granite & Marble (shown), which remains a popular style among homeowners. To view more quartz products that are trending, turn to page 62.

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