European Capitals of Culture in 2020: Galway in Ireland and Rijeka in Croatia

As usual, the editorial staff of Stone-Ideas.com looked up what both have to offer in terms of natural stone

In Alsace, the „Chemin des Carrières” leads to 4 former porphyry gravel quarries

The architects of the Norwegian firm Reiulf Ramstad Architekter put the landscape and its people in the foreground

Analyzing dust from the moon atom by atom saves the valuable material and helps to understand space weathering

Scientists apply the atom probe tomography (APT) known from material sciences to space geology

E-Commerce Congress at IMM Cologne: Achieving greater customer satisfaction and a better shopping experience with online trading

From the lectures one could deduce where the strengths of traditional trade and handicraft lie

The Natural Stone Institute has announced the 2019/20 recipients of its industry recognition awards

Included are the Migliore Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Women in Stone Pioneer, the Natural Stone Craftsman of the Year, and the Person of the Year

Call for entries for the 3rd Yukuhashi International Figurative Sculpture Competition until March 31, 2020

Entries must be digital maquettes depicting Suematsu Kenchō (1855–1920), the Great Influencer of the Meiji period

The European Stone Festival 2020 will take place in Freiburg, Germany from May 15 – 17

The theme will be „900 years of stonemasonry and stone carving from the Middle Ages to the present day”

China’s „white alcohol” Baijiu starts with an Experience Store in Shanghai to conquer the world

The designers of the Ippolito Fleitz Group underline the high quality as the core of the brand with marble, among other materials

Nasher Sculpture Center shows „Barry X Ball: Remaking Sculpture“ until April 19, 2020

The N.Y. artist adapts CNC-technologies and traditional craft to push the physical and conceptual boundaries of stone carving

Novelties from the design brand Favius: the „Sediment” tables by Besau-Marguerre play with the geology

The polished surfaces of the tabletops are covered with matt strips produced by sandblasting