Interior Design

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
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
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
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
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

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

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

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

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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Unique hospital design presents installation challenge

After a two-year construction project, the Palomar Medical Center West in Escondido, CA, has brought a breath of fresh air to the medical facility.


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Toronto shopping center gets tiled makeover

Stretching two full city blocks north and one city block west, Toronto Eaton Centre in Ontario is among Canada’s most recognizable landmarks, and one of the country’s best-known retail shopping destinations.


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