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Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola is first Italian ceramic tile manufacturer to receive Green Squared Certification

April 3, 2013
Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola (CCImola) announced this week that it has received the third-party verified Green Squared certification for its most popular styles from three of its brands


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The continuing evolution of quartz surfacing

With new colors and textures being introduced on a continual basis, quartz surfacing has become a popular option for many design styles
March 29, 2013
Over the past decade, the use of quartz surfacing — especially for countertops — has been on the rise.


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Renovations seek space, custom mosaic tiles and a few getaways

From adding space and storage to creating elegant European-style retreats, homeowners are relying on stone and tile to create their ultimate kitchen and bath areas
March 29, 2013
It has been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home.


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Cevisama 2013 presents an arena for innovation

This year’s ceramic tile exhibition was filled with displays of the newest tile products.
March 29, 2013
Cevisama 2013, the annual international ceramic tile exhibition, recently wrapped up in Valencia, Spain,


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From the Editor: Spring 2013

March 29, 2013
Even though it might not seem like it on the East Coast and in the Midwest because of the continuous cold weather and snowstorms, spring has officially arrived.


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A couple’s retreat built with native stone

Texas limestone and sandstone bring rustic charm to a private residence designed for homeowners who love to travel and entertain
March 29, 2013
Careful consideration to all of her client’s requests had to be taken when architect Katheryn Lott, AIA, RID, LEED AP BD+C, set out to design a private residence on a small golf course in Austin, TX.


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USG, Designing Spaces and Rebuilding Together help makeover the home of a deserving grandmother

March 29, 2013
USG provided its support by donating building materials and employee labor to makeover the home of a deserving grandmother in North Lauderdale, FL. The Designing Spaces episode will air on Lifetime April 4 at 7:30 a.m. ET.


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NKBA to offer free 30-minute Educational Sessions at KBIS 2013

March 27, 2013
No pre-registration is necessary to attend the Association’s "Center Stage" events, which are designed to educate attendees about relevant industry topics


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Crayola and Surfaces, Inc. to debut recycled-glass tile collection at Coverings 2013

This new series is approved for both floor and wall use in commercial and residential applications
March 25, 2013
The new Crayola Recycled Collection consists of 36 solid colors in two finishes and nine special blends.


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Arizona Tile unveils hand-painted and hand-poured glass tile collections

The seven colors offered in this glass/stone stack incorporate exciting combinations of honed and polished marble and limestone
March 22, 2013
Arizona Tile has introduced two new collections: the Soho Glass/Stone Stack Series and Shimmer Glass Collection.


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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!

  

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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