Hospitality/Commercial Design

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
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
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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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
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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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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Marble and mosaics unite a connecting structure

At the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS, a new atrium that connects an old and new building shows off a display of mosaics and marble


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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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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

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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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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