Notes from the Field

Stone and tile take part in New York Design Week

May 21, 2013
As I am sitting on the train heading home to New Jersey after spending a day at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City, I am thankful that I have such an interesting job.


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These new products look great, but how do I maintain them?

April 15, 2013
Last week, I took part in a meeting of the Education Advisory Council of Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas


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Business is looking bright for 2013

March 12, 2013
As I sit down to write this, I feel like I can finally decompress.


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Daring to be different

February 19, 2013
I just returned from Spain, where Tile of Spain was gracious enough to invite me as part of its VIP trip to visit Cevisama, the annual ceramic tile exhibition held in Valencia, Spain.


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Uniting manufacturers and the design community

January 21, 2013
On Monday, I will be boarding a plane to attend Surfaces/StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas in Las Vegas.


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A devoted industry

November 27, 2012
Recently, I attended Total Solutions Plus, the annual conference held by the National Contractors Association (NTCA), Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) and the Tile Council of North America (TCNA)


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It's in the details

September 13, 2012
Yesterday was one of those days that made me take a minute to think how much I really appreciate my job.


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The treasures of Sicily

July 24, 2012
In my role as Editor, I have the chance to visit stone and tile production facilities around the world.


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Collaborating for a successful installation

May 11, 2012
Lately, there seems to be a phrase I am hearing more and more: "A design is only as good as its installation." And when you really think about these words, you realize how true they are.


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Hand craftsmanship is still alive

March 15, 2012
Every February, I take the journey to Valencia, Spain, to attend Cevisama, the international tile exhibition.


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