Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

Custom launches a new line of large format tile and stone mortars

The expanded LFT mortar line consists of the just released Complete Contact™-LFT Rapid Setting Mortar and Custom's LFT Mortar
September 17, 2013
Custom® Building Products, a leading provider of tile and stone installation systems, introduces a new line of medium-bed mortars designed for large format tile (LFT) and stone installation.


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Longstanding tradition is also green

September 16, 2013
In this issue of the Stone & Tile Design Insider, a new chiller plant at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University -- commonly referred to as Virginia Tech -- is featured in the Green Design section.


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American Olean fosters inspiration through digital innovation

September 6, 2013
American Olean leads the way in digital innovation through the reveal of its first ever Virtual Catalog.


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Cersaie product preview 2013

Exhibitors are expected to bring their top tile innovations to the Italian tile exhibition this year, including large formats, thin thicknesses and an array of styles and textures
September 4, 2013
Celebrating its 31st edition, the international event will provide a platform for tile manufacturers, distributors, architects and designers from around the world to come together and share ideas and network.


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NeoCon® East to feature hundreds of top-notch exhibitors, fresh products and stellar seminars

With more than 250+ exhibitors or exhibiting brands, the show offers a great opportunity to see new and trend-driven products, material innovations and cutting-edge technology across the entire contract world
August 29, 2013
The 11th-annual edition of NeoCon® East returns to the Baltimore Convention Center, October 16 to 17, 2013.


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Stone and Tile Product Trends

August 28, 2013
Each year, new developments in tile product lines continue to prove amazing — whether it is because of the authentic-looking surfaces that mimic natural materials such as wood or stone, large formats or non-traditional shapes, or the assortment of surface textures.


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Editor's Note: Fall 2013

August 28, 2013
Behind every design there is a story or point of inspiration.


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Creating cohesion between two styles with stone and tile

For two restaurants under one roof in the Dominican Republic, architect Rafael Alvarez of Alvarez + Brock Design LLC combined a variety of stone and tile with other materials to unify the spaces
August 28, 2013
When Rafael Alvarez of Alvarez + Brock Design LLC went to design two adjoining restaurants in the Dominican Republic, he was posed with the challenge of bringing two different styles under one roof.


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Quartz surfacing adds to Hollywood glam

Caesarstone’s Belgian Moon was selected by Real Housewife of Beverly Hills Lisa Vanderpump for the remodel of her trendy restaurant Sur in West Hollywood, CA
August 28, 2013
From its prime location on Melrose Avenue to its eclectic menu and chic decor, Sur Restaurant in West Hollywood, CA, offers patrons a unique dining experience


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Italian tile and stone from around the world bring luxury to New Jersey estate

For the interior design of a 15,000-square-foot private residence in Alpine, NJ, a diverse palette — primarily consisting of high-end Italian tile and stone — was used to reflect the homeowners’ style and tastes
August 28, 2013
Set in Alpine, one of New Jersey’s most exclusive towns, is a newly built 15,000-square-foot estate — elegantly dressed throughout in natural stone and Italian tile.


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April 2014 stone world cover

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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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