Interior Design

Mosaic glass tile rejuvenates master bath

By Kelly Martin
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Iridescent glass mosaics contribute to the refreshing and open airy feel of a renovated master bath of a private residence in Texas.
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Modernizing an ancient art form

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A handcrafted mosaic backsplash creates a point of interest for an elegant residential kitchen in Connecticut.
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Spanish tile provides a casual feel in Belgium

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For a large bar/coffee house in Genk, Belgium, the designers specified large-format tiles from Spain to help create a warm, comfortable environment.
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Hawaiian paradise showcases Italian tile

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The design of an upscale residence in Kona, HI, combines Italian floor tile and mosaics with reclaimed Teak wood and lava rock for a soothing and chic living space.
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A statement of modern elegance

By Jennifer Adams
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For the master bath of an upscale San Francisco, CA home, the design uses an innovative application of Carrara marble to create a visual centerpiece for the space.
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Eco-friendly products achieve successful home renovation

By Kelly Martin
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Designed by Robin Wilson Home of New York, NY, the Kennedy Green House -- located in Mount Kisco, NY -- exemplifies an eco-friendly design with the use of recycled stone and quartz products.
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Shades of red create striking bathroom redesign

By Kelly Martin
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Located in the North Hills area of Austin, TX, a townhouse was redesigned to feature a more exposed layout and also update the finishes of the existing master bath. Designed by Marsha Topham, Senior Project Architect of CG&S Design-Build, the homeowner wished to incorporate a warm color range, with a strong red accent of natural stone and tile.
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Rafael Alvarez

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Born in the Dominican Republic, Rafael Alvarez is an accomplished architect, graphic designer and painter whose work can be found around the world. A visual arts graduate from the School of Arts Apec (EDA) and Architecture at the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (UNPHU), he was an Artist in Residence, Art and Design Director and instructor for the Foundation Altos de Chavon - an affiliate of Parson’s School of Design in New York City.
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Homeowners seek comfort in kitchen and bath designs

By Kelly Martin
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Informal and functional appear to be two primary components in kitchen design today, and homeowners are also searching for a relaxing, simplistic space for their baths. Many consumers are straying away from sophisticated designs and are leaning towards more minimal looks - but overall, still inspiring.
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Grout Innovation Bolsters Hospital Project

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When Kindred Healthcare, Inc. began construction on a new extension of its award-winning, long-term, acute-care hospital in the Sacramento, CA, area, Performance Tile & Stone of Rocklin, CA, won the contract for installing tile in the new facility. 
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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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2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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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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