Synopses & Reviews
This unique resource explains the terminology and characteristics of the "dimension stone" used in interior and exterior architecture. It provides high-quality photographs of over 350 representative samples together with a summary of the aesthetic qualities, technical properties, availability, and application of each group. A gallery of over thirty additional photographs shows examples of actual projects built with natural stone.
A photographic directory and reference, covering more than 350 types of stone often used in architecture and interior design, this book explains terminology, classification, and characteristics of "dimension stone" including granite, marble, quartzite, and other stones. A CD-ROM packaged with the book contains screen-resolution TIFF images of all the samples, for both Mac and Windows platforms. 364 photos.
A photographic directory and reference, covering over 350 types of stone used in architecture and interior design.
System requirements for accompanying disc: Macintosh and Windows. Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-282) and index.
About the Author
Studio Marmo, based in Florence, Italy, supplies companies throughout the world with marketing and promotional literature for the stone industry. Their extensive archive of photographs of natural stone is used to create products that are industry-wide references, offering technical data along with accurate photo reproductions.