Artistic Tile Introduces Calacatta Macchia Vecchia

Artistic Tile presents new Calacatta Macchia Vecchia marble slab. The 3/4-in. polished stone is a classic Italian marble, sourced in quarries that are part of Italy’s cultural heritage. The marble features soft, velvety grey bolts and veins sweep across a ground of fresh cream & mellow ochre. The resulting slab … Read more

Formica Presents 2022 Living Impressions Collection

Formica presented its 2022 Living Impressions™ Collection featuring 14 designs, including five 180fx® laminate patterns and nine Formica® laminate patterns, as well as the new Monolith texture all inspired by extensive home and design research.  The collection focuses on designs that bring comfort and simplicity to the forefront of any design. Natural … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Announces 2022 Stone of the Year

The Natural Stone Institute has announced its 2022 Stone of the Year: Olympian White Danby marble by Vermont Quarries. Vermont Quarries has sponsored the 2022 Natural Stone Institute Stone of the Year. Olympian White Danby marble will be featured on 2022 member certificates, membership code of ethics and association marketing … Read more

Alpha Introduces New Wet/Dry Stone Cutter

Alpha Professional Tools has introduced a new electric wet/dry stone cutter, the ESC-150. The cutter comes equipped with a powerful motor capable of cutting 1-1/4-in. stone slabs in one pass. In addition, the ESC-150 offers portability so that any stone fabricator can use it without the time-consuming setup. The ESC-150 … Read more

Artistic Tile Introduces New Marble Tiles

Artistic Tile has introduced new marble tiles Arabescato D’oro and Blue Roma. The milky-white Greek marble Arabescato D’oro boasts a network of veins that range from icy, silvered taupe to latte beige, to rich caramel. Available in 24- by 24- by 3/8-in. slabs, the tile is versatile for a range … Read more

MSI Opens New Showroom & Distribution Center

M S International, Inc. (MSI) has opened a new showroom and distribution center in St. Louis, Mo. The new 64,000 sq. ft. facility, located at 2067 Westport Center Dr. in St. Louis, will serve commercial and residential markets in Missouri. “We are expanding into new markets rapidly, and I’m excited … Read more

Antolini Opens MilanoDuomo Stoneroom

In early September Antolini opened the doors of the first Antolini Stoneroom. This new hub is focused on the universe of natural stone and the world in which architects, designers and visitors are invited to discover natural stone in all its versions and applications. The hub boasts a unique location … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Announces New Natural Stone Countertop CEU Course

The Natural Stone Institute has announced that a new CEU course entitled Natural Stone Countertops: Considerations for Kitchen and Bath Applications is credit-approved and ready for presentation. Natural Stone Countertops offers an overview of several natural stone choices, with a focus on setting consumer expectations for their performance. Knowledge of … Read more

Daltile Presents Pietra Divina Collection

Pietra Divina™ from Daltile has set a heavenly standard for natural stone. Three exquisite marbles feature a color palette that includes: Calacatta Dolomiti – a white with grey veining, Namaste – a white with warm gold movement, and Nero Marquina (pictured) – a marvelous black with delicate white accents. This … Read more

Durasein Announces New Hires

Global solid surfacing company, Durasein, recently expanded its team by three new members. The new hires include Mohamad Shehab as Global Sales Director, Frédéric Ségrétinat as Business & Commercial Director for Europe and Pam Dervarics as Specification Development Manager. Durasein is prepared for continued growth, pulling from the group’s combination … Read more