Interior Design

Las Vegas-style casino requires a high-quality tile installation system

July 10, 2014
With over 110,000 square feet of tiled surfaces, the Wind Creek Casino in Wetumpka, AL, relied on installation products from Custom Building Products to meet the demand of its high-traffic environment


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Retail space requires high-quality installation system

The recent transformation from the SuperMall to The Outlet Collection: Seattle in Auburn, WA, relied on an installation system from Ardex Americas to meet the demands of the high-end fast-tracked project
July 10, 2014
SuperMall, a hybrid mall located in Auburn, WA, was to be transformed into a premium outlet center known as The Outlet Collection: Seattle.


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Tile installation meets demands of a busy environment

Faced with a tight timeframe and active jobsite, the installation team for the renovation at the Glendale Galleria Mall turned to a complete Laticrete system for a successful end result
July 10, 2014

There are always challenges to renovating existing tile structures, but when the project is also constricted by a small window of opportunity, being able to source high-performing building materials from a single supplier can be critical.


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Porcelain tile transform university dorm into community center

July 10, 2014
A variety of cost-effective tile was selected for Mitchell and Hilarie Morgan Hall at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, which adds visual interest to the space and contributes to its green properties


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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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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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