Chiseled Rectangles from Creative Mines offer a new perspective on masonry veneer. They are available in five distinctive colors. For example, the Sandollar Craft Chiseled Rectangle’s (pictured) overall pale sand color has hints of ivory-white and sun washed taupe. These large, square-edged rectangles have a deeply pitted, randomly patterned surface. Each piece is 10” high and 20” long with an average thickness of 1.125”. Other colors in the line consist of Biscuit, Bluestone, Jute, and Knapsack.
A new, durable, plastic polymer grid system is facilitating the installation of stone up to 3 inches thick on elevated surfaces. The system, which is designed to support the structural load across a 16-inch-on-center span, effectively opens up the entire range of stone options for elevated surfaces to include the use of natural stone pavers, travertine, pavers, slate, marble, and tile.
26 December 2017 — Acme Brick President and CEO, Dennis Knautz, recently announced that Senior Vice President of Sales, Bill Lemond, will be retiring in summer 2018, shortly after attaining 40 years of service.
In 2008, when we first launched Masonry Design as a print publication, I would write an article for each issue about a unique masonry structure in another country. Since we don’t do this anymore in the magazine, I thought I would give these older articles new life by posting them here. In July, I shared with you the story behind the beautiful Young Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto. Now, I bring you the magnificent MARTa Herford Museum in Herford, Germany.