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.
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
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.
LAS VEGAS, NV -- Coverings, the international stone and tile exhibition that is held annually in the U.S., is heading west next year. The 2011 edition will be held from March 14 to 17 at the Sands Exposition Center in Las Vegas, NV.
NEW YORK, NY -- Cosentino, a world leader in natural stone, quartz and recycled surfaces, recently announced a new alliance with premium home décor brand, Christopher Peacock Home. The joint venture will officially kick-off at Culinarium 2010, the kitchen design and epicurean event of the season from October 19 to 21, sponsored by the San Francisco Design Center (SFDC).
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 again set for 2011.
Day one of Cersaie 2010 – the largest International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings -- revealed leading trends and cutting-edge products from more than 1,000 exhibitors across 34 countries.
Part of the architectural program at the CarraraMarmotec trade event in Carrara, Italy, a range of Angelo Mangiarotti’s stone furnishings and decorative works were on display for an international audience.
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.