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Creating a hand-crafted, honeycomb-inspired bathroom

After a slight bathroom disaster in their 1940s era home in Anoka, MN, homeowners turned a mandatory repair into a renovation to “restore” the look and feel of the home’s original period
Many homeowners purchase a home from a certain time period, specifically because of its age.


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Handmade tile provides a finishing touch

The owners of a private residence in Wayne, PA, wanted a kitchen remodel that fit the period style of the home, and the use of hand-crafted tile products helped them meet this goal
In remodeling the kitchen of their Wayne, PA, residence, the homeowners were seeking a design that would reflect the period style of the home, and they also wanted to use local materials.


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A colorful display of Spanish tile

Custom-made tile played a key role in the success of the design for the Children Education Center and Children Innovation Center in Valencia, Spain, which combines aesthetics with practical needs
With its vibrant colors and unique circular-shaped buildings, the campus of the Children Education Center and Children Innovation Center in Valencia, Spain, is a playful and creative design conceived by Foursquare Arquitectos.


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A gallery of specialty tile

The seemingly endless offering of glass, decorative and artisan tile available today can bring a unique accent to any design
While solid-colored smooth tile certainly has its place in design, the diverse palette of glass, decorative and hand-crafted tile products in today’s marketplace can add texture, depth and character to a residential or commercial space.


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Daltile's Legacy of Giving

Through its Legacy of Giving, the company is supporting the efforts of organizations like the ASID Foundation and the American Cancer Society
For more than 65 years, Daltile has helped homeowners, contractors and design professionals bring their visions to life with the widest range of quality tile and stone.


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Specifier attendance up at Coverings 2013

The audience segment grew by 3%, drawn by the opportunity to see the latest innovations by more than 950 exhibitors from over 35 countries
Coverings 2013, The Ultimate Tile + Stone Experience, attracted an increased number of architects, designers and specifiers this year when the four-day event was held in Atlanta, GA, for the first time, from April 29 to May 2.


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2015 March

As part of the SW March 2015 issue, check out a feature article by editor Jennifer Adams about the 2015 StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas trade show

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2015 Winter

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design features the Tile of Spain design awards. Also highlighted in this edition is the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition — sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission

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