Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

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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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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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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