Architects and designers can find all they need to know on this resource page from Natural Stone Institute.
Search the archives of technical papers, case studies, and more information published by Natural Stone Institute.
Your source for finding natural stones from North America. Browse by type, color, use, and quarry location.
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Protect your natural stone surfaces by avoiding these five common practices.
Technology has made the modern quarry a much different place. Take a first-hand look at several quarry operations. Diamond wire tooling has helped make the quarrying and slabbing process more affordable and efficient.
Natural thin stone veneer expands the use of natural stone on the exterior of buildings. A significant point of evolution of our industry has been thick dimensional building stone to thinner stone installed through curtainwall anchoring.
Perspectives on why natural stone is the top choice for kitchen countertops.
Natural stone is a timeless material with a bright future. Accept no imitations!
Advancements in technology, machinery, and transportation have made natural stone more accessible and affordable than ever before.
Washington, DC is home to some of the most well-known stone structures in the United States.
Natural stone stands the test of time—these famous buildings are proof.
An abundance of natural stone is found worldwide. Learn how different types of natural stone have been used throughout the years.
Natural stone has been used as a building material for centuries. Learn where it all began.
Consumers, architects, and designers have a longstanding love affair with natural stone. How has the natural stone industry evolved over the years?
Natural stone is a timeless material. In this clip, architects, designers, and stone industry professionals share why they use natural stone.