Archive: all the stone news

Winners announced of the 15th Cosentino Design Challenge meant to promote the Spanish group’s engineered stones among young architects and designers

The contest in cooperation with 32 schools and/or universities had 309 entries from European, American and Asian students

Roman stonemasonry at its finest: a villa in the ancient cosmopolitan city of Ephesos displayed marble on its walls up to a height of 6 m

Geoarchaeology Professor Cees Passchier of the University of Mainz, Germany, together with colleagues, has reconstructed the decoration and made some surprising discoveries

Product design with natural stone (2): the properties of the stone must support the functionality of the everyday object

Weight, hardness, durability and beauty are just some of the special features that distinguish the material and that the designer can use

Former limestone quarry near Salzgitter, Germany, recognized as worldwide geological reference point for the transition between Turonian and Coniacian during Cretaceous

The site is a perfect rock boundary sequence over 40 meters in width, with a well-defined record of events that took place in this interval of geological time

A stimulating search game: Neïl Beloufa’s installation “The Moral of the Story“ in Piazza Liberty in Milan

The company Henraux has realized a fable of the artist as bas-reliefs in marble

In its PR, the ceramics industry is increasingly pointing out how waste is avoided or recycled in its products

The Fiandre company from Italy relates even its formats to the theme of sustainability

The textile “MARM \ MORE“ with marble powder is now also used as a cover for an armchair of Bentley Home luxury furniture

The waste material from natural stone production contributes to the properties and color of the innovative material

Jean-Louis Vaxelaire: „the skills for the future stone sector do not come only from craftsmanship but also from the industrial and digital world“

In an interview with Rocalia trade fair, the president of the French SNRoc association talked about how to attract young people and what to teach them

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