Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

The continuing evolution of quartz surfacing

With new colors and textures being introduced on a continual basis, quartz surfacing has become a popular option for many design styles
By Jennifer Adams
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Over the past decade, the use of quartz surfacing — especially for countertops — has been on the rise.


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Renovations seek space, custom mosaic tiles and a few getaways

From adding space and storage to creating elegant European-style retreats, homeowners are relying on stone and tile to create their ultimate kitchen and bath areas
By Kelly Crowley
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It has been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home.


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Cevisama 2013 presents an arena for innovation

This year’s ceramic tile exhibition was filled with displays of the newest tile products.
By Jennifer Adams
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Cevisama 2013, the annual international ceramic tile exhibition, recently wrapped up in Valencia, Spain,


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From the Editor: Spring 2013

By Jennifer Adams
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Even though it might not seem like it on the East Coast and in the Midwest because of the continuous cold weather and snowstorms, spring has officially arrived.


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A couple’s retreat built with native stone

Texas limestone and sandstone bring rustic charm to a private residence designed for homeowners who love to travel and entertain
By Jennifer Adams
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Careful consideration to all of her client’s requests had to be taken when architect Katheryn Lott, AIA, RID, LEED AP BD+C, set out to design a private residence on a small golf course in Austin, TX.


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USG, Designing Spaces and Rebuilding Together help makeover the home of a deserving grandmother

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USG provided its support by donating building materials and employee labor to makeover the home of a deserving grandmother in North Lauderdale, FL. The Designing Spaces episode will air on Lifetime April 4 at 7:30 a.m. ET.


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NKBA to offer free 30-minute Educational Sessions at KBIS 2013

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No pre-registration is necessary to attend the Association’s "Center Stage" events, which are designed to educate attendees about relevant industry topics


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Crayola and Surfaces, Inc. to debut recycled-glass tile collection at Coverings 2013

This new series is approved for both floor and wall use in commercial and residential applications
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The new Crayola Recycled Collection consists of 36 solid colors in two finishes and nine special blends.


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Arizona Tile unveils hand-painted and hand-poured glass tile collections

The seven colors offered in this glass/stone stack incorporate exciting combinations of honed and polished marble and limestone
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Arizona Tile has introduced two new collections: the Soho Glass/Stone Stack Series and Shimmer Glass Collection.


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Custom makes WonderBoard® backerboard lighter

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Custom® Building Products has improved its WonderBoard® cementitious backerboard line with the launch of WonderBoard Lite.


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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