Polycor Acquires New Quarries

Stone Update

Holdings in Maine, Oklahoma, Quebec to expand natural-stone company’s line of products. Featured Company News

Minimalist Guesthouse in Vinalhaven Hovers Above Former Quarry

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

“The small cabins hover on piers above a former quarry, an approach that has minimized the impact of the building construction on the delicate recovering vegetation in the area,” the architects explained. Good things come in threes, right?

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Metropolitan 6×6 Quarry Tile

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

This American-made quarry tile has been an industry standard for over 100 years. tile ironrock metropolitan quarry tile Kate-Lo Tile & Stone is pleased to announce the arrival of Metropolitan, a durable, slip-resistant commercial-grade quality tile from Ironrock.

Quarry from Astor

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Quarry is a varied and unique series in that it combines the look of aged natural stones – somewhere between travertine, quartzite and stone. tile astor porcelain quarry

High performance tile for high performance areas

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

We stock Metropolitan Quarry Tile, which is an industry standard for commercial kitchens, food service and areas that demand excellent anti-slip performance. tile metropolitan quarry tileAre you in need of a tile that is suitable for a commercial application?

Cornerstone by Ergon

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Cornerstone by Ergon draws quarry-hewn inspiration of stones from around the world. Clean surfaces obtained from quarry-hewn stone reveal details of astonishing variety.

Limestone by Ergon

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Inspired by the monolithic and integral beauty of stone slabs in the quarry, Limestone gives a new interpretation of the random movement, authentic splits and, the visual and tactile impressions of worked natural stones.

Fairmont Acquiring Spanish Stone Producer

Stone Update

Canadian company gets Grabasa assets, including quarry licenses, quarrying equipment, production facilities. Featured Latest News

Weekend Retreat in New York With a Rustic, Cabin-Like Feel: The RiverBanks House

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Situated on the banks of the Hudson River, in Saugerties, New York, USA, RiverBanks House by Foz Design was especially design as a week-end family escape.

#FlexBoneFriday Feature: Ceramic Tile & More Owner John Coombs

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Half of the space was existing quarry tile and the rest was painted. When a new 800 square foot bakery was scheduled to open in Michigan, health codes required that all flooring be tile. With an expedited time frame, traditional floor remediation would be too costly and time consuming.

Vermont Quarries Awarded Green Product Certification - Stone World

Stone World

Twelve Days of Tile | Day Four | Cornerstone

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Clean surfaces obtained from quarry-hewn stone reveal details of astonishing variety. Cornerstone offers its own unique interpretation of the stones from around the world, based on a fresh vision and new reproduction technologies.

Calacata Borghini quarry expands its reach | 2010-10-26 | Stone.

Stone World

American becomes a quarrying force in Brazil | 2010-09-02 | Stone.

Stone World

A Note From Jim: MIA Focuses on 2015


MIA represents the entire supply chain with industry segmentation as follows: fabricator (42.5%), slab distributor (25.6%), quarry/producer (7.5%), equipment suppliers (7.8%), installers (5.8%), restoration (4.6%), consultant (2.6%), and other (3.7%). Two segments we expect to add members at a higher percentage in the next few years are restoration and the quarry/producer segments.

Living Room Paint Ideas: Getting Creative in the Heart of the Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Concrete can also be stained for a more subtle finish that imitates the look of quarried stone or marble for a more natural look. The living room is one of the most public spaces in your home.

Natural Stone 101

Kitchens for Living

Like with all natural stone, price is largely determined by how close you are to the source (quarry or port). Natural stone is sexy. There, I’ve said it. If you want a countertop that makes a unique statement with lots of movement and natural variations I recommend natural stone.

Saltillo Tile's Centuries-Old Allure

Tile Talk

Saltillo tiles are shaped either by pressing quarried clay with a wooden frame, or by carving out the desired shape. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry. Coupled with decorative ceramic tiles, Saltillo tile exudes Old World charm.

MIA Releases New Quarry/Kitchen Video

Stone Update

Updated version of consumer-friendly presentation contains new content. Featured Associations News

Quartz VS. Quartzite Countertops: Make the Right Choice for Your Kitchen

Kitchens for Living

It is completely natural, mined from quarries just like granite. One of the things I love about my job is that I get to shop. Let’s face it, I live vicariously through my clients.

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Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile

Tile Talk

Porcelain and ceramic tiles are very similar, especially when compared to cement tiles, quarry tile, glass tiles or stone. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

Beauty Reclaimed

Ciao Tile

Nova Blue Antiqued from Quarry Collection. Bringing a bit of nature into the home. To see more of our antiqued stone collection , please visit our showroom. New Products stone

Why You Should Use Natural Materials In Your Design

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Every stone countertop has a different marbling pattern that varies by the area from which it was harvested in the quarry. Natural materials are good for the environment, your wallet, and your style. Image Via: Palm Design Group.

Timeless Beauty

Ciao Tile

Quarry Collection.}. Calacata Hexagon. Please visit our showroom for details. New Products style + design

Burlington by 41Zero42

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Burlington is a porcelain tile that derives its inspiration from the variation of the same stone from different parts of the quarry. The result is a blend of cross and vein cut limestone with strong shade and movement.

San Antonio Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The neighborhood is also bordered by The Alamo Quarry Market , which has a Whole Foods, a movie theater and more than 75 shops and restaurants.

Avente Tile Talk: California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and.

Tile Talk

Tuesday, March 5, 2013. California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and California Pavers. Los Angeles is a place where California history is still held sacred.

Delightful Sonoma Wine Country Cabana with San Francisco Bay Views

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Double-sided pise walls are complete with earth-cement finish, locally quarried. Centrally located in the heart of Valley of the Moon, this Sonoma Wine Country Cabana was constructed to continue the working ranch owners’ commitment to energy-efficiency and sustainability.

10 Reasons You Should Use Sustainable Building Materials

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Look around your community; is there a local manufacturer that produces building materials—maybe a local quarry or local cabinet maker? Buying locally saves money and the environment, such as buying from a local cabinet maker or quarry.

Pattern [we love].

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images via erin martin (via pinterest), traditional home (via coco kelley), via pinterest (via homebunchblog), reynards nyc, tabarka studios, via unknown (new orleans), paola massardi + andrea secci (via elle decor), tabarka studios, quarry collection, mirage (nolita), vogue living (via coco kelley).

Make Your Country Kitchen With Rustic Tiles

The London Tile Co.

For a hardwearing, gorgeous yet simple floor tile, choose Quarry Tiles. Creating the perfect country kitchen seem like quite a task for those of us who don’t have an Aga. However, it is possible to create the homely feel of a farmhouse kitchen without splashing thousands on a new-old oven! A lot of what makes a rustic kitchen is the bare bones, so before you completely gut your old kitchen, take a look at the sink and the work surface.

Hot Product ~ Stone Box Mini

As The Tile Turns

Based on a selection of 36 different types of stones from three quarries blended together by color for superb harmony that gives sustained rhythm to the varying patterns. Stone Box Mini faithfully reproduces the grain of natural stone proposed in three color ways.

Pretiosa from Imola

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Pretiosa is a unique blend of quarried stones, combining unusual veining, natural colorways and lots of movement. Pretiosa is an encompassing mixture of different elements and movements, united by a single background tone.

MIA Releases Stones of North America Version 3


Stones of North America is a comprehensive iPad® app that gives design and construction professionals quick, easy access to detailed information about natural stones quarried in North America. The app features natural stones from more than 100 quarries in North America.

MIA+BSI 2016 Study Tour: Autumn in Vermont

Stone Update

18-20 event includes quarry tours and plenty of the state’s fall foliage. The Sept. Featured Associations News

Rock of Ages invests in future of Bethel White Quarry | 2011-01-27.

Stone World

Expect the Unexpected from Tile Variation

Architectural Ceramics

Vice President of Sales, David Benson, also known as the @DCStoneGuy on Instagram, recently visited quarries and factories throughout northern Italy.

"Travertine, Before And After"

How to Floor Tile

After it is mined or quarried it is cut into slabs and one side is finished. Travertine is a Natural Stone as you know, but did you know most of it is filled with grout?

Limestone from Crossville

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

This versatile line comes in five colors that authentically pay homage to the finest mined limestones from quarries across the globe. Blending Old World and urban sensibilities, Limestone complements a variety of traditional and modern design styles.

Stone Fireplace

The Perfect Bath

The gray and white marble, called Zephyr, is quarried in Turkey. This is a wonderful room for many reasons, but I have focused specifically on the fireplace. Rarely do I see a fireplace using directional stone and one that is so bold.