Las Vegas Rock, the company that produced the meta-quartzite stone utilized in the Aria Hotel at MGM City Center and the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV, will be celebrating the re-tooling of its facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 20, 2011.
Laticrete, a global manufacturer and leader of premium installation and finishing systems for the building industry, was selected to be the exclusive Tile Installation System Sponsor for the first Net Zero and LEED Platinum home in the vicinity of Boston, MA.
During Marmomacc, the most important stone show in the world, an equally important event took place. Leaders from many of the world’s stone associations, federations, and publications gathered to meet and discuss the development of a green certification standard for natural stone.
As architects and designers strive to create designs that are both aesthetically pleasing as well as environmentally friendly, stone and tile manufacturers are working to develop materials and methods to assist these goals.
In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we bring you our annual focus on Kitchen & Bath Design. From a beach-inspired bathroom design to a kitchen backsplash made of circular mosaic tile, the following are filled with illustrations of innovative and unique uses of stone and tile.