January 2011

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MATERIALS

QUARTZITES
TARTARUGA DETALHEMarmi Bruno Zanet, Volargne de Dolce, Italy, introduces Tortoise, a quartzite that's ideal for large flooring with a luminous black background with green/silver traces. The company also introduces Wasabi, a quartzite with orange/golden tones on a grey/green background for a look of elegan chromium plating.  
Contact: Marmi Bruno Zanet, +39-45-6861706

NEW QUARTZ SURFACES
Sabbia_Commercial_smHanwha L&C | Surfaces, Atlanta, will unveil 11 new HanStone Quartz surfaces next month, featuring rich colors and luxurious patterns unique to today’s market. The new selections offer universal appeal in a variety of shades that incorporate soft browns, golden tones, creamy whites and charcoal hues.  
Contact: Hanwha L&C | Surfaces, 888-426-9421

GRANITE VENEER
SDC10112Grizzly Partners LLC, Willoughby, Ohio, introduces Earth Anatomy™ Thin Granite Veneer, with 0.5mm of natural stone laminated to an equally thin layer of resin fiberglass for a superlight surface covering with the look and feel of slab stone. Available in 24" X 28" and 30" X 60" sheets, the initial offering includes 10 granites, including Black Galaxy and Verde Butterfly; the company also plans 24" X 48" sheets of ten varieties of slate and quartzite veneers, and 10 more varieties of 48" X 96" sheets of 1.5mm sandstone veneer.
Contact: Grizzly Partners LLC, 800-542-6040

COLUMBARIUMS
cold_spring_ashyCold Spring Granite, Cold Spring, Minn., introduces custom columbariums featuring murals, bronze and granite sculptures, woods and glass options for interment of cremated remains. The company's state-of-the-art fabrication and design capabilities can produce units from interior niche systems to exterior columbariums.
Contact: Cold Spring Granite, 800-328-5040