Cosentino Group, a worldwide leader in the production and distribution of quartz surfaces, natural stone and recycled surfaces, has opened its first and only Cosentino Center in Sydney, Australia -- confirming its international growth plans.
To gear up for "Material Matters" -- Tile of Spain's exclusive New York event scheduled for October 20, 2011 -- the organization is building an online portfolio of everything there is to love about Spanish culture, design and architecture -- a SpainFolio.
With more than 915 exhibitors from more than 150 countries, and an estimated 80,000 visitors expected, the 2011 edition of Cersaie, held in Bologna, Italy, features tile products with nature-mimicking designs such as wood, leaves and flowers, as well as large format styles in updated colors and textures.
New Ravenna Mosaics introduces the Ikat Collection in jewel glass. Designer Sara Baldwin has interpreted the ancient textile in her signature style, combining brilliant color and refined texture in jewel glass mosaics.
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.