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Laticrete donates to food bank fundraiser

January 6, 2011
HOUSTON, TX -- Laticrete, a global leader in the manufacturing of innovative systems for the installation of tile and stone, has donated its flagship grout product, Laticrete® SpectraLOCK® PRO Grout to Mosaico-Houston artists for projects the group will submit to the Seventh Annual Empty Bowls Houston fundraiser in support of the mission of the Houston Food Bank. Artists across various mediums design, create and submit empty bowls as a symbol to remind us of how many among us go without proper nutrition and healthy meals each day. At the annual event hosted by the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, the bowls are sold and the funds raised are used to provide nutritious meals for the less fortunate in the Houston area.
 
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Mapei launches new U.S. Web site

January 6, 2011
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL -- Getting the right answer quickly and easily can mean the difference between winning and losing a project for contractors and architects in today's construction environment. Mapei, a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and other chemical products for the building industry, has retooled its U.S. Web site, www.mapei.us, to meet the needs of this increasingly technically savvy audience. The recent launch highlights the results of careful listening to the needs of customers combined with state-of-the art Web design, reports the company.

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David Childs Discusses 1 World Trade Center at Cersaie 2010

January 6, 2011
This past September, architect David Childs held an intimate Q & A session with members of the press attending the Cersaie 2010 exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings in Bologna, Italy.
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Grout Innovation Bolsters Hospital Project

January 5, 2011
When Kindred Healthcare, Inc. began construction on a new extension of its award-winning, long-term, acute-care hospital in the Sacramento, CA, area, Performance Tile & Stone of Rocklin, CA, won the contract for installing tile in the new facility. 
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Meeting Stringent Prerequisites for Sealing Travertine

January 5, 2011
Nicknamed the “Schu,” the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in Dayton, OH, is home to the Dayton Opera and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra as well as the latest Broadway shows. 
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Successfully Installing a Diverse Group of Stone and Tile Products

January 5, 2011
When Artistic Tile expanded its business to include a showroom on the ground floor of Luxe Home at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, IL, New York-based architect Stephen A. Wanta was hired to create more than 30 separate vignettes that occupy the 3,200-square-foot display area. 
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Modern Design Replicates Vintage Italian Tile

January 5, 2011
When the architectural team at Pentagram in New York, NY, designed a private residence in Montauk, NY, a personal trip taken years ago by firm partner, James Biber, FAIA (currently of Biber Architects in New York, NY), was a key part of its inspiration. 
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Balancing Fresh Design and Historic Architecture

January 5, 2011
Set in the heart of Seattle’s Pioneer Square - one of the most historic tourist districts in America - the Alaska Building, which is now a division of Courtyard by the Marriott Brand, recently went through an interior reconstruction and renovation. 
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Custom Tiles Turn NYC Coffee Shop Sideways

January 5, 2011
Located on Madison Avenue in the heart of New York City, D’Espresso offers its customers an out of the ordinary environment as they grab their daily coffee. 
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Creating a Clubhouse Escape

January 5, 2011
A diverse mix of stone and tile was at the heart of design for the clubhouse at the Prana apartment complex in Denver, CO. 
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