ASID & DIFFA Join Forces on Design Impacts Life Fund

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) announced a donation of $375,000 to DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, creating the new Design Impacts Life Fund. The Fund will offer grants to nonprofits that provide services, education and treatment to those affected by HIV/AIDS, with the potential to expand its … Read more

OSHA Requests Info on Lockout/Tagout Standard

The Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) is asking employers about the possibility of updating the Control of Hazardous Energy standard, better known as Lockout/Tagout (LOTO). The administration is seeking comments and criticisms on the use of control circuit-type devices to isolate energy as well as the evolving technology of … Read more

Radianz Introduces New Colors

              Lotte Advanced Materials has introduced a wide array of new colors to its Radianz Quarz Cirrus Collection,with colors ranging from rustic concrete finish to white aesthetics. Inspired by high-altitude sweeping clouds, the Cirrus collection features dynamic, flowing patterns that express tranquility and permanence. The … Read more

Felder Group Presents kappa 590 Premium Sliding Table Panel Saw at IWFS 2019

Felder Group invites you to IWFS  2019 to view the new kappa 590 Premium Sliding Table Panel Saw. The new twin-pivot unit has a total swivel range of 92° and achieves a cutting height of 202 mm for saw blades with a diameter of 550 mm. This saves valuable working … Read more

LG Hausys Introduces New Viatera Colors

LG Hausys has introduced six new Viatera colors to its Masterpiece and Musica Collections. From light and airy to dark and dramatic, let these colors serve as centerpieces to your upcoming projects. Two new colors were added to the Masterpiece Collection. Mica is a highly reflective, crystalline surface. Umbra has dark,linear … Read more

Granith Launches New Website

Under the slogan “Selective Natural Stone”, GRANITH® launched a new website capturing the natural essence of the different natural stone models. True to form, the website shows  real projects, the most inspirational ones showcasing exotic stones. It is a space where the latest trends in natural stone are released, as … Read more

Antolini Adds Python Black to Exclusive Collection

Antolini added a new stone to its Exclusive Collection, Black Python. The company described its latest addition as cinereal streams of ashen strokes that abound in this chic quartzite in an ensemble of naturally orchestrated beauty. As contoured silhouettes protrude across its igneous surface, the natural characteristics of Python Black … Read more

Laminate Makes a Comeback

According to a recent article in the Washington Post, laminate countertops are making a comeback, especially among Millennials. Homeowners who are 30 to 50 years of age still have a distaste for laminate because their memories are from the 1960s and 1970s, when it was blandly colored or designed with only … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Receives Pillar Award

Natural Stone Institute has been presented with the United Way of Great Lorain County’s Pillar Award. The award was presented during United Way’s Annual Celebration of Community Impact. The Pillar Award acknowledges organizations with the largest percentage increase in employee participation by size of company. Natural Stone Institute staff began … Read more