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Hi-Macs at Hoover

Seamless Hi-Macs worktops in the apartments at the Hoover building.

IDM Properties has renovated and restored the landmark Art Deco Hoover building in London, creating 66 luxury apartments with Hi-Macs solid surfaces.The Hoover Building on Western Avenue was listed...
New Lapicida-sponsored strip

The new, Lapicida-sponsored Knaresborough Celtic Junior Football Club strip.

Stone and tile specialist Lapicida has helped out its local under-10s football team by sponsoring their kit. The Knaresborough-based design-led company's name will now appear on the shirts...
Neolith

Neolith's new showroom at the Business Design Centre, strategically sited for London's architectural and design community.

Neolith has opened a showroom in the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, strategically placed to reach the capital's architectural and design community. The sintered stone company...
 
CRL Stone Award

CRL Stone Sales Director Dave Beckett collecting the Best Surface Award for the Renaissance Collection from CRL Quartz at the EK&B Business Awards. In the picture are (left to right): Darren Summerfield (EK&B Business publisher); Leigh-Anne Roberts (EK&B Business Editor); David Inwood (Sales Manager, CR Laurence Of Europe Ltd); David Beckett (Sales Director, CR Laurence); Steve Tough (Commercial Sales Director, Masterclass Kitchens, sponsors of the Award); sports commentator Clive Tyldesley, who was the guest host.

Topping off another successful year, CRL Stone was the proud recipient of the Best Surface accolade at the EK&B Business Awards presented in the Porter Tun room at The Brewery in the City of...
Caesarstone winners

Caesarstone collects the FX Award 2018 for Surfaces. Pictured (left to right) are Comedian Stephan Mangan; Ian Clark, Commercial Specification Manager Caesarstone UK; Steve Gibbs, Commercial Manager Architects & Designers Caesarstone UK; Gareth Lowden, Commercial Manager Housebuilders & Developers Caesarstone UK; Christopher Newton, Director Surface Design Show (sponsors of the Award).

Caesarstone, the manufacturer of quartz surfaces, enjoyed a victory at the FX International Interiors Design Awards, winning the Surfaces category.The Award went to Caesarstone's Metropolitan...
Stone Age

Part of the new porcelain range of interior and exterior tiles from Stone Age.

Stone specialist Stone Age, which relaunched its showroom at its Parsons Green, Hertfordshire, headquarters this summer as well as refurbishing its showrooms in London and Bristol, has this year...
Kilkenny

McKeon in Ireland has launched a new website for its Kilkenny Blue limestone.

Kilkenny Irish Blue Limestone producer McKeon in Stradbally, Co Laois, has launched a new website at www.mckeonstone.ie.It has been designed to make it easier for visitors to learn all about Kilkenny...

The new Diespeker terrazzo floor and skirting as seen on TV.

Channel 4 programme Old House New Home finds architect George Clarke tackling old properties with history, uncovering their potential as working, modern homes.Natural stone and...
Fox Marble quarry

The Fox Marble quarry in Macedonia.

Fox Marble, the London Stock Exchange AIM-quoted company extracting and processing marble from Kosovo and the Balkans, has acquired Dubai company Gulf Marble, which it partnered to quarry the...
Lapitec

Lapitec Bianco Polare in a Satin finish in the entrance hall of a New York skyscraper.

Lapitec Bianco Polare in a Satin finish has been used on the entrance hall of a skyscraper in New york.The luxurious building in the heart of the Big Apple, a stone’s throw from Times Square,...
Targa

This is Targa, part of the new high-shine Stonika collection in Cosentino's ultra-compact Dekton.

The Cosentino Group has launched a new, high polish collection of ultra-compact Dekton. It is called Stonika. There are four new designs in the collection inspired by natural marbles. They go...
Portland stone

Much of the Portland limestone extracted from the Dorset island of Portland these days comes from underground workings.

Portland limestone is probably the building stone best known by those outside the stone industry, largely because it has built much of London for the past 350 years. And it will continue to do so, as...
Doosan DL580-5

The new Doosan DL580-5 wheel loader at Johnston Quarry Group's Creeton limestone quarry in Lincolnshire.

Johnston Quarry Group has bought the UK’s first top-of-the-range Doosan DL580-5 wheel loader for its Creeton limestone quarry in Lincolnshire.The 70-acre quarry has more than 6.5million tonnes...
Shawn Williamson

Shawn Williamson is pictured here working on the sculpture of Michael Berry, who founded English Lakes Hotels, and whose sons, Simon and Ben, commissioned Shawn to produce 10 sculptures to form a trail around the grounds of one of their hotels, Low Wood, in Windemere. The works are carved from glacial boulders, which Shawn says are a lot harder than the commercial slates of Cumbria.

Photo: Maggie Dickinson maggiebdickinson.wordpress.com/

There’s a new sculpture trail at the Low Wood Hotel in Windemere, Cumbria.The hotel has commissioned 10 carvings from local sculptor Shawn Williamson. Most of them feature the area’s...
Pierre Heritage

Steve Turner, who has launched Pierre Heritage in the UK to sell French limestone.

Steve Turner’s Amarestone has been a major supplier of French limestone for a long time. But not exclusively. Now Steve has created that exclusivity for French stones as Pierre Heritage Great...

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