Interior Design

Creating a hand-crafted, honeycomb-inspired bathroom

After a slight bathroom disaster in their 1940s era home in Anoka, MN, homeowners turned a mandatory repair into a renovation to “restore” the look and feel of the home’s original period
June 12, 2013
Many homeowners purchase a home from a certain time period, specifically because of its age.


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Handmade tile provides a finishing touch

The owners of a private residence in Wayne, PA, wanted a kitchen remodel that fit the period style of the home, and the use of hand-crafted tile products helped them meet this goal
June 12, 2013
In remodeling the kitchen of their Wayne, PA, residence, the homeowners were seeking a design that would reflect the period style of the home, and they also wanted to use local materials.


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NKBA announces 2013 Design Competition winners

The category winners in this annual contest were revealed on April 18th at the Design Competition Awards event in New Orleans
April 26, 2013
Glass in all its glory -- hand-cut, hand-blown and LED-lit -- was creatively used by the winning designers in both the Best Kitchen and the Best Bath in the 2013 Design Competition sponsored by the National Kitchen & Bath Association


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The continuing evolution of quartz surfacing

With new colors and textures being introduced on a continual basis, quartz surfacing has become a popular option for many design styles
March 29, 2013
Over the past decade, the use of quartz surfacing — especially for countertops — has been on the rise.


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Renovations seek space, custom mosaic tiles and a few getaways

From adding space and storage to creating elegant European-style retreats, homeowners are relying on stone and tile to create their ultimate kitchen and bath areas
March 29, 2013
It has been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home.


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A couple’s retreat built with native stone

Texas limestone and sandstone bring rustic charm to a private residence designed for homeowners who love to travel and entertain
March 29, 2013
Careful consideration to all of her client’s requests had to be taken when architect Katheryn Lott, AIA, RID, LEED AP BD+C, set out to design a private residence on a small golf course in Austin, TX.


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Celebrating North American heritage

January 8, 2013
A recent renovation of the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis incorporated as many local materials as possible — including a range of granite quarried and processed in North America


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Porcelain floor tile brings glam and durability

January 8, 2013
In meeting the demands of a tight timeframe and high-trafficked application, large-format porcelain tile proved successful for the redesign of Pure — a cocktail lounge in the Dominican Republic


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A law firm lit by travertine

January 8, 2013
The offices of the Baker-Donelson law firm have been redesigned, incorporating a variety of stone products to bring a cohesive look to a two-floor professional space


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Sourcing stone for a Philadelphia landmark

January 8, 2013
Philip Ryan of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in New York talks one-on-one about the thought and planning that went into the extensive stone design of the new building for the Barnes Fountain in Philadelphia, PA


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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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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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