Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

Stone and Tile Bring Rustic Charm to Texas Residence

January 5, 2011
When it came time to remodel a 7,000-square-foot residence in Dallas, TX, designer Elaine Williamson of Elaine Williamson Designs in Dallas, TX, needed to find the right balance between beauty and practicality.
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Innovation Blossoms at Cersaie 2010

January 5, 2011
Celebrating its 28th edition in Bologna, Italy, Cersaie 2010 - the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings - was held last fall, and the event hosted more than 83,000 visitors, and revealed leading trends and cutting-edge products from more than 1,000 exhibitors across 34 countries.
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Editor's Note: Winter 2011

January 5, 2011
Featured on the cover of this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design is the inside of D’Espresso - a coffee shop that has created quite a buzz in New York City.  
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Cosentino announces new CEO for Cosentino North America

December 2, 2010
NEW YORK, NY -- Cosentino, a global leader in natural stone, quartz and recycled surfacing, announced the appointment of Eduardo Cosentino as the new CEO for Cosentino North America, which has been under the leadership of founder Roberto Contreras Jr. since its inception in the U.S. This comes after the Cosentino Group acquired full ownership of Cosentino North America at the end of 2009. Contreras will support the transition through the end of 2010 to then pursue new ventures.
  
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PROJECT: Green call for entries

December 2, 2010
LAS VEGAS, NV -- After a successful debut, Coverings and Environmental Design + Construction magazine will once again hold PROJECT: Green, a competition open to architects, designers, builders, contractors, distributors, retailers, manufacturers and installers.  Winners will be announced during Coverings, the U.S. stone and tile exhibition which is scheduled to take place from March 14 to 17, 2011 at the Sands Exposition Center in Las Vegas, NV.

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Tile of Spain to Launch "Reign in Spain A&D Tour 2011"

November 30, 2010
VALENCIA, SPAIN -- Last winter, Tile of Spain launched the "Reign in Spain A&D Tour" program to select four architects and interior designers to participate in a free, week-long architectural tour that visited various regions of Spain as well as Cevisama, the International Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings Show held annually in Valencia, Spain. And due to the program's initial success, the Reign in Spain is once set for 2011. And now, the tour qualifies for a minimum of 4.5 AIA CEU credits. The four winners (who will be announced December 10, 2010) can earn these credits while on the trip through a three-part series consisting of seminars and a factory tour.


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Observing innovation in Italy

November 23, 2010

This fall, I made my annual journey to Verona, Italy, to attend Marmomacc, the largest stone exhibition in the world. And as always, the show did not disappoint.


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Coverings and Contract magazine partner again to "select" and honor new innovations in tile and stone

November 10, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA -- Scheduled for March 14 to 17, 2011 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, Coverings 2011 will be a platform for hundreds of new and exciting discoveries in tile and stone to be showcased. And some of the most innovative new products will be honored at the next edition of the international stone and tile exhibition by Coverings Spectrum Select and a panel of judges. Now in its second year, Coverings Spectrum Select is a partnership between Coverings and Contract magazine, and it was created to honor those tile and stone products that reflect outstanding design, engineering and technological innovation, and that set new standards in aesthetics and performance.

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Edgewater Studio introduces Art Glass Mosaics

November 3, 2010
VANCOUVER, CANADA -- Edgewater Studio has added Art Glass Mosaics to its collection of custom tiles. With individual pieces approximately 2 inches high, the collection continues the Studio's tradition of offering continuous, flowing designs, coupled with an array of color choices, allowing clients to create unique installations that range from elegant to bold.

  
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Silestone hosts exhibit at MoMA

November 1, 2010
NEW YORK, NY -- Silestone, a leader in quartz surfacing, hosted cocktails and a private viewing of Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City on Monday, October 18, 2010. This exclusive reception was attended by over 200 interior designers, architects, kitchen designers, fabricators and other leaders in design. The event was hosted by Eduardo Cosentino, Director of Sales for the Cosentino Group, with Juliet Kinchin, Curator, Department of Architecture and Design at MoMA, and Maggie Cohen, President of ASID New York Metro. The Counter Space exhibition takes a fascinating look at architectural modernism from the inside out, through the 20th century transformation of the kitchen.
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