Notes from the Field

Celebrating stone

April 15, 2014
One of the things I love most about my job is getting out in the field and seeing firsthand what is going on.


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Working together for a successful stone or tile installation

March 7, 2014
While it has been said before, it is important to reiterate that a stone or tile design is only as good as its installation.


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A personal tale of admiration

February 6, 2014
Stone and tile are obviously among the top choice of materials for many designs in both the commercial and residential sectors.


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A Spanish voyage

January 8, 2014
As you will read in the Industry News section of this edition of the Stone & Tile Design Insider, Tile of Spain once again held its Passport to Creativity contest to select four lucky architects and designers
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A fresh spin on a classic design

December 16, 2013
Featured in our Industry News section of this edition of the Stone & Tile Design Insider is a story about the unveiling of "The Guardians: Hero and Superhero"


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Form follows material

November 15, 2013
Last month, a very unique exhibition was held at the Center for Architecture, in conjunction with Archtober, a month-long festival celebrating architecture and design in New York City.


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Longstanding tradition is also green

September 16, 2013
In this issue of the Stone & Tile Design Insider, a new chiller plant at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University -- commonly referred to as Virginia Tech -- is featured in the Green Design section.


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It's in the details

August 19, 2013
While every project is unique, there are sometimes ones that really illustrate the detail and craftsmanship that went into the job.


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Customer appreciation

July 16, 2013
Last month, I had the good fortune to travel to Venice, Italy, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Fila -- an Italian manufacturer of surface care products.


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The importance of a quality installation

June 17, 2013
Last month, I attended Coverings in Atlanta, GA, where there was a lot to take in during the event's four days.


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Stone World Magazine

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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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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

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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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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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