Hospitality/Commercial Design

Spa design reflects garden setting

September 1, 2011
A variety of tile products, including a spectrum of mosaics, join to create a garden-themed design at Bliss Spa® in the new W Boston Hotel and Residences in Boston, MA


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Resort’s stone palette reflects Texas Hill Country

September 1, 2011
With a design heavily featuring Lueders and Jerusalem Gold limestone, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa provides a sense of rustic elegance to its guests


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Glass tile elevates experience for California retailer

July 14, 2011
Modono glass tile™ assists in creating a sleek upscale atmosphere at two Custom Comfort Mattress retail locations in California.
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Spanish tile provides a casual feel in Belgium

July 13, 2011
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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Tile and stone enhance campus parking structure

May 17, 2011
Duke University's recently completed 1,900-car parking garage has become the first freestanding parking structure in the U.S. to achieve LEED certification. Bill Browne, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal and President of RATIO Architects Inc. in Indianapolis, IN, led the architectural team, and Todd Lohman of Walker Parkign Consultants, Inc. led the overall project team.
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Rafael Alvarez

March 3, 2011
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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Balancing Fresh Design and Historic Architecture

January 5, 2011
Set in the heart of Seattle’s Pioneer Square - one of the most historic tourist districts in America - the Alaska Building, which is now a division of Courtyard by the Marriott Brand, recently went through an interior reconstruction and renovation. 
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Custom Tiles Turn NYC Coffee Shop Sideways

January 5, 2011
Located on Madison Avenue in the heart of New York City, D’Espresso offers its customers an out of the ordinary environment as they grab their daily coffee. 
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Environmentally friendly design achieved with Hakatai tile

November 3, 2010
Bass Studio Architects, based in Columbus, OH, selected the Black Gold Blend from the Tivoli series by Hakatai for the new Thaijindesu Thai and Sushi Bar, a contemporary fusion-style restaurant in beachside Newport News, VA. The iridescent glass mosaic tile, which is produced with recycled content, was employed for the face of an enclosed half-circle bar and two hosting stations in the lounge as well as an island-style service station in the main dining room.


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Bridging luxury and nature with stone

July 1, 2010
With the objective of creating an upscale resort that reflects its natural surroundings, The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg, OR, is an   extensive showcase of stone throughout its exterior and interior designs.
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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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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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