leading manufacturer of quartz, natural stone and recycled surfaces, has
earned an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for ECO™ by Cosentino, its
innovative surface composed of 75 percent recycled materials. ECO is the first
material of its kind to earn such a distinction, according to Cosentino. The
EPD was earned upon the completion of a Life Cycle Assessment, which conducts a
detailed review of the product's materials and sources as well as the
environmental impacts that occur during its lifecycle, from extrusion of raw
materials to the end of its useful life.
-- Bellavita Tile, Inc. now offers a comprehensive series of sales aids to help
salespeople both in-showroom and on-appointment relative to the selling of
their tile materials. Included in this offering are an architectural chip box;
a tiered stand which can hold up to 10 Bellavita sample boards and an acrylic
stand which neatly keeps together architectural binders of the following
collections: Bamboo, Cristali Blends, Chicago,
Impressions and Metro.
Pokarna Limited, a leading Indian stone producer, showcased a wide selection of granites at Coverings 2011, which included several new colors. Keeping in tune with constant advancement towards new accomplishments, Pokarna has now included in its color palette exotics such as Labrador Antique, Baltic Brown, Brown Antique, Patagonia and Zanzibar.
Even though the tough building market continues to challenge design, construction, service and maintenance professionals, those with entrepreneurial attitudes are succeeding. Using a mixture of new ideas, superior customer service,
LAS VEGAS, NV -- The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (K/BIS) & Conference, one of the largest exhibitions that exclusively focuses on all aspects of kitchens and baths, is set to take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, from April 26 to 28, 2011 -- with a conference program beginning on Monday, April 25.
LAS VEGAS, NV -- Patti Fasan, Founder of Professional Attention to Tile Installation (P.A.T.T.I.), was recently honored with the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) Joe A. Tarver Cornerstone Award at the 8th Annual TileLetter Awards program, which took place during Coverings 2011.
LAS VEGAS, NV -- Imagination prevailed among the four Coverings 2011 exhibitors who were named to receive this year's "Best in Show" booth awards. The judges conferred the honors during day three of the four-day annual tile and stone conference, which was held at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, from March 14 to 17, 2011.
ATLANTA, GA, and WASHINGTON, DC -- As part of Habitat for Humanity's 27th annual "Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project (JRCWP)" that kicked off on World Habitat Day, October 4, 2010, in Washington, DC, Tile Partners for Humanity today started a week-long tile blitz in the project homes.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA -- Mapei Group has recently completed the acquisition of all activities regarding adhesives and products for the building industry carried out by Henkel in South Korea under the Ceresit and Thomsit trademarks.
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.