Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

Defining a personal space with stone and tile

When it comes to personalizing their home designs, stone and tile products remain a top choice for today’s homeowners.
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Trends in stone and tile

Stone and tile manufacturers continue innovating with new products for stone, tile and installations.
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Editor's note: Fall 2010

Each fall, Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes a focus on mosaic design. Considered to be an ancient art form, mosaics still remain a popular choice for residential as well as commercial applications.
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Spanish tile manufacturers to exhibit at Cersaie

BOLOGNA, ITALY -- Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings, is set to take place from September 28 to October 2, 2010 at the Bologna Fairgrounds in Bologna, Italy, and a contingency of Tile of Spain branded manufacturers will be among the exhibitors. As in years past, some of the largest tile producers in Spain will display their latest developments to an international audience.
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Cersaie 2010 set for Bologna, Italy

BOLOGNA, ITALY -- Cersaie 2010, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings, will feature close to 1,000 exhibitors hailing from 34 countries and an approximate 1.9-million-square-foot show floor. The five-day trade fair, held this year from September 28 to October 2 at the Bologna Fairgrounds, is a showcase for cutting-edge products, modern designs and foremost trends.
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Trade show season kicks off

As fall approaches, another trade show season is set to begin. A week from now, I will be in Verona, Italy, touring the expansive exhibit halls at Marmomacc -- the world's largest stone exhibition.


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Florida Tile increases waste content in products

LEXINGTON, KY -- Florida Tile has developed and brought on-line a new scrap tile crushing facility which allows more post-production fired tile than ever to be crushed for reintroduction into the body of tile made at its Lawrenceburg facility.
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First North American Cosentino Center opens in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, CA -- Cosentino, a global leader in natural stone, quartz and recycled surfacing, recently announced that it will launch its first Cosentino Center in North America in Anaheim, CA. Officially opening with a reception for industry leaders on Wednesday, September 15th, the new Anaheim center aims to enhance both the trade and consumer experience, and marks the launch of a greater plan to significantly expand Cosentino's presence in the U.S. market over the next year.
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Walker Zanger outreaches through social media

SYLMAR, CA -- Walker Zanger, one of the world's most comprehensive stone and tile companies, invites consumers to connect online through the company's new social media networks. Now engaging socially and maintaining a presence through Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yelp and YouTube, Walker Zanger aims to enhance its clients' online experience further with company information, project insights and inspirational ideas.
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Honors and developments at CaesarStone

NEW YORK, NY -- CaesarStone, a quartz surface manufacturer, recently held a "day of pampering" to promote its new Deep Ocean color. Attendees were treated to manicures and hand massages, breakfast appetizers and cocktails. Held at the Snaidero USA building in New York City, the event was hosted by stars of the hit Bravo design show "9 by Design," Bob and Cortney Novogratz.
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Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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