Interior Design

White quartz reflects school spirit

White Zeus Extreme by Cosentino was chosen for interior applications of the newly renovated Lowell-Stevens Football Facility at Arizona University because it was a school color and to maintain a clean contemporary aesthetic throughout the design
April 2, 2014
Arizona University football players kicked off the 2013 season in a newly renovated state-of-the-art stadium, which added approximately 575 premium seats for fans.


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Personal tastes reflected in kitchen and bath designs

Consumers are turning to stone and tile products to give them luxurious, yet durable, kitchen and bath designs in a diverse range of styles
April 2, 2014
It can’t be denied, the kitchen is the hub of a house. Even though there are comfortable living areas within a residence, homeowners and their guests always seem to congregate in the kitchen.


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Limestone ties modern Texas home to landscape

For the construction of their retirement home in Lampassas, TX, a couple turned to limestone to match the landscape and to tie a traditional Texas ranch home feel to a unique contemporary design
April 2, 2014
Set on an 85-acre ranch in Lampassas, TX, is the Triple Creek Ranch, or more affectionately known by passer-bys for its unique, contemporary design, the “Casa de Corazon,” (heart house) and the “butterfly house.”


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Walgreen’s flagship store goes “up market”

January 8, 2014
A successful restoration of an historic bank building in Chicago, IL, which has now become Walgreen’s flagship store, was achieved with an assortment of quality tile products and Mapei setting materials


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Handcrafted marble defines California restaurant

Latapoxy 310 Stone Adhesive was an ideal choice to adhere heavy stone items to the walls of the Amaya La Jolla restaurant in La Jolla, CA — making for a successful installation
January 8, 2014
The ambiance of any high-end restaurant is an extremely important item for restaurateurs to consider.


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Italian porcelain provides durability for busy railway station

Porcelain tile from the Buxy Collection by Cotto d'Este fulfilled both aesthetic and practical needs for the floors of the new Tiburtina railway station in Rome, Italy
November 7, 2013
The new Tiburtina railway station in Rome, Italy, was designed as a bridge-station between two districts, Pietralata and Nomentano


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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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Miami’s taste of Greece

Estiatorio Milos, a high-end restaurant in Miami, FL, is defined by Greek Dionysos marble to create a Mediterranean atmosphere
June 12, 2013
Located in the trendy “South of 5th” neighborhood in Miami’s South Beach, Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis (“Milos Miami”) welcomes visitors with everything necessary for a Mediterranean resort.


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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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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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