Vol. 20 No. 3 – April 2020

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Stamped and Textured Concrete are the Foundation of the Decorative Industry

Stamped concrete, also known as textured or embossed concrete, is the most recognized decorative concrete finish. It is also often the first thing people think of when saying the term “decorative concrete.” It is often considered the foundation of decorative concrete. A case can be made that in 1970 the […]

Florida Concrete Artisan's Drive, Creativity Sets Him Apart

Florida Concrete Artisan’s Drive, Creativity Set Him Apart

Caleb Lawson, owner and president of Price Concrete Studio in Orlando, Florida, didn’t picture himself as a concrete artisan when he was growing up. Unlike many in the industry, his background isn’t in concrete or construction. In fact, his life seemed preordained for something far different. “My father was an […]

Artisan’s Invention Opens Possibilities for Bigger and Better Pieces

Before concrete artisan Josh Thiel of Thiel Studios in West Palm Beach, Florida, changed his career path, he was a mechanical engineer. From building combat robots for television and designing Power Wheels with Fisher-Price, he was involved with one intriguing project after another. One that serendipitously prepared him for future […]