Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

Classic and modern looks for kitchen and bath design

April 5, 2010
Whether going with a contemporary or traditional approach, today’s kitchen and bath designs often share the use of stone and tile as a common thread.
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The Evolving Components of Green Building

April 5, 2010
As architects and designers strive to create designs that are both aesthetically pleasing as well as environmentally friendly, stone and tile manufacturers are working to develop materials and methods to assist these goals.
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Sustainability discussion with Joe Greco, AIA, LEED Lord, Aeck & Sargent

April 4, 2010
Lord, Aeck & Sargent was created in 1989 when two Atlanta, GA-based practices, Aeck Associates, which was founded in 1942, and Lord & Sargent, started in 1983, made the decision to join forces. Since that time, the firm has demonstrated a strong commitment to keeping sustainability at the forefront of its designs.
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Aldo Cibic pairs with manufacturer for green design

April 2, 2010
Utilizing panels of recycled engineered stone, renowned designer Aldo Cibic collaborated with producer Santamargherita to create an eco-friendly space for social interaction.
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From the Editor: April 2010

April 2, 2010
It has been said that it only takes one good idea.  And that was exactly the case for Ellen Blakeley of Ellen Blakeley Studio in San Francisco, CA, who was a pioneer in using recycled material to make glass tiles. 
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Digital layout and artistic nesting for stone

March 30, 2010

Over the past couple of years, producers of technology for stone processors have introduced a new technology specifically for stone slab projects, and it appears to be making some serious traction in the marketplace. 


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NTCA winter conference

March 17, 2010
CHANDLER, AZ -- The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), the largest tile contractors association in the world, gathered for four days at the Wild Horse Pass Resort in Chandler, AZ, for the 2010 NTCA annual winter meetings that kicked off on February 15.
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Alcalagres supplies Spanish tile to large government project in Mexico

March 17, 2010
OAXACA DE JUÁREZ, MEXICO -- Since March 2009, Alcalagres, a Tile of Spain branded manufacturer, has been involved in the development of one of the most significant projects in the city of Oaxaca de Juárez -- the capital city of the State of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Through the company's local representative, Porcer, Alcalagres has supplied an extensive amount of exterior porcelain cladding for the project Ciudad Judicial (meaning "Judiciary City") -- a project by the Government of the State of Oaxaca that has turned into the largest administrative infrastructure improvement initiative in the whole country. It is part of the city's urban development plan.
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Cersaie 2010 will feature second edition of the Architecture Gallery

March 17, 2010
BOLOGNA, ITALY -- Because of last year's extraordinary success, Cersaie 2010 is repeating "Building Dwelling Thinking," the cultural event held in the Architecture Gallery that is both a meeting venue and an opportunity for discussion on key issues of building and materials. The International Exhibition of Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings, which will be celebrating its 28th edition in Bologna, Italy, beginning on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, confirms its role as an important forum for the Italian and international design world.
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ASCER sponsors research project on "Ceramic Futures"

March 17, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, MA -- The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers' Association (ASCER) will support a one-year research effort undertaken by the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) called "Ceramic Futures." The project will explore the best ways to meet the increasing challenges of product customization, adjustment to buyers' preferences and sustainability in production.
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