Articles Tagged with ''large format tile''

Cersaie 2013 Product Review

Exhibitors displayed their most aesthetically and technologically advanced ceramic tile products at the international tile exhibition – held annually in Bologna, Italy
January 8, 2014
Cersaie, the international Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings Exhibition, took place at the Bologna Exhibition Center in Bologna, Italy, from September 23 to 27, 2013.


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Custom launches a new line of large format tile and stone mortars

The expanded LFT mortar line consists of the just released Complete Contact™-LFT Rapid Setting Mortar and Custom's LFT Mortar
September 17, 2013
Custom® Building Products, a leading provider of tile and stone installation systems, introduces a new line of medium-bed mortars designed for large format tile (LFT) and stone installation.


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Stone and Tile Product Trends

August 28, 2013
Each year, new developments in tile product lines continue to prove amazing — whether it is because of the authentic-looking surfaces that mimic natural materials such as wood or stone, large formats or non-traditional shapes, or the assortment of surface textures.


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Creating cohesion between two styles with stone and tile

For two restaurants under one roof in the Dominican Republic, architect Rafael Alvarez of Alvarez + Brock Design LLC combined a variety of stone and tile with other materials to unify the spaces
August 28, 2013
When Rafael Alvarez of Alvarez + Brock Design LLC went to design two adjoining restaurants in the Dominican Republic, he was posed with the challenge of bringing two different styles under one roof.


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The importance of a quality installation

June 17, 2013
Last month, I attended Coverings in Atlanta, GA, where there was a lot to take in during the event's four days.


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Creating a hand-crafted, honeycomb-inspired bathroom

After a slight bathroom disaster in their 1940s era home in Anoka, MN, homeowners turned a mandatory repair into a renovation to “restore” the look and feel of the home’s original period
June 12, 2013
Many homeowners purchase a home from a certain time period, specifically because of its age.


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Specifier attendance up at Coverings 2013

The audience segment grew by 3%, drawn by the opportunity to see the latest innovations by more than 950 exhibitors from over 35 countries
May 23, 2013
Coverings 2013, The Ultimate Tile + Stone Experience, attracted an increased number of architects, designers and specifiers this year when the four-day event was held in Atlanta, GA, for the first time, from April 29 to May 2.


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Stone and tile vignettes will be constructed live on site at Coverings

April 23, 2013
Attendees at Coverings 2013 will be able to witness four masterful space designs incorporating tile and stone actually being built during the international exposition's Installation Design Showcase.


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Daltile provides support to the Craftsman® House United Initiative

December 3, 2012
Daltile recently extended its support as a tile provider for the Craftsman “House United” program.


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Bigger tile, bigger challenges: Working with large-format tile

December 1, 2005
Large-format natural stone tile is in demand for a variety of reasons. Designers like the aesthetically pleasing, open look it gives floors and walls in residential and commercial applications. Consumers like the natural beauty of a large stone expanse and appreciate the easier maintenance resulting from fewer grouted joints. But large-format tile also has its installation challenges. Working with large-format stone requires tighter tolerances in the substrate. In addition, its weight makes it harder to handle in both floor and wall applications.
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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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