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Walker Zanger offers event planning resources to industry organizations

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SYLMAR, CA -- On February 18, the Walker Zanger showroom in Houston, TX, hosted the 2010 Administrator's Training and President's Forum for the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Known as one of the world's most comprehensive stone and tile companies, Walker Zanger provided use of its showroom space to the ASID for this event, and it extends this same opportunity to other organizations focused on interior design, stone and tile, architecture and building. Walker Zanger's showrooms seek to give back to industry communities by providing an attractive backdrop for meetings, networking mixers, trainings and other educational events, according to the company.
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Scott Alpert joins Ceramic Consulting Corp.

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COCONUT GROVE, FL -- Ceramic Consulting Corp. (CCC) has announced the appointment of Scott Alpert as General Manager /New Business Development. Alpert brings three decades of tile experience to the organization.
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A showcase of new tile introductions at Cevisama 2010

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Now in its 28th year, Cevisama - the annual International Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings Show - was held this year from February 9 to 12 at the Feria Valencia exhibition center in Valencia, Spain.  And as in past years, the show provided a platform for more than 600 tile manufacturers to display their most recent and innovative products to visitors that hailed from around the world.
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Classic and modern looks for kitchen and bath design

By Alexis Fisher
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

By Michael Reis
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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

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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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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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2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

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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