Natural Stone Institute Completes 43rd Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 43rd home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program. The Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program builds 100 percent mortgage-free specially adapted smart homes for severely wounded veterans and first responders. Natural stone and … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Announces 2022 Tucker Design Award Recipients

The eight winning projects of the 2022 Tucker Design Awards were celebrated during a ceremony at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto on Wednesday, June 29. The 2022 Bybee Prize recipients, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, were also celebrated during the ceremony. The 2022 Tucker Design Award recipients are: … Read more

NSI Presents New CEU Courses

The Natural Stone Institute has announced two new CEU courses covering Natural Stone vs. Manmade Materials in Exterior and Interior Applications. Both courses compare the versatility, performance characteristics and green building considerations for both natural stone and manmade materials. Understanding these key points will prepare participants with knowledge for design … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Becomes Endorsing Partner of Hardscape North America

The Natural Stone Institute (NSI) has become an Endorsing Partner of Hardscape North America, a trade show for hardscape contractors, dealers and landscape professionals. Held annually in Louisville, KY, the HNA and Equip Expo shows co-locate and host more than 20,000 hardscape and landscape professionals. As of July 1, the … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Releases Updated Dimension Stone Design Manual

The Natural Stone Institute has announced that the newest version of the Dimension Stone Design Manual is now available. Dimension Stone Design Manual 2022 is available for download or hard copy purchase. The 2022 edition will be of special interest to commercial installers, fabricators, design professionals, and suppliers to the … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Completes 42nd Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 42nd home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program. The Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program builds 100 percent mortgage-free specially adapted smart homes for severely wounded veterans and first responders. Natural stone and … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Calls for 2022 Awards Entries

The 2022 entry period for the Natural Stone Institute Awards program is now open. A call for entries has been announced for the Pinnacle Awards, Industry Recognition Awards and scholarship program. The Pinnacle Awards honor projects whose beauty, creativity, ingenuity and craftsmanship exemplify professional mastery in the use of natural … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Completes 41st Home with the Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 41st home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program. The Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program builds 100 percent mortgage-free specially adapted smart homes for severely wounded veterans and first responders. Natural stone and fabrication … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Presents Annual Awards

The Natural Stone Institute has named their 2021 Natural Stone Institute Person of the Year, Natural Stone Craftsman of the Year, CEU Educator of the Year, Pioneer Award recipient and Migliore Award recipient. The prestigious awards are presented annually to individuals who exhibit exceptional skill and dedication within the stone … 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