CSTD News

Deadline extension for 2014 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition

February 5, 2014
The submission deadline for the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition has been extended to Wednesday, February 12, 2014.


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Arizona Tile showing 200+ products at KBIS 2014

January 27, 2014
Arizona Tile has announced that it will be showing its newest products for the stone and tile industry at the Arizona Tile booth during the Kitchen and Bath Show


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Cersaie confirms Bologna as its venue until 2017 and expands to include other floor and wall covering sectors

January 24, 2014
Confindustria Ceramica and BolognaFiere have signed an agreement regarding the organisation of the next three editions of the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings.


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SpiderWeb II Uncoupling Mat by Custom Building Products

January 14, 2014
Custom Building Products offers the SpiderWeb™ II Uncoupling Mat, which is a waterproof, vapor-proof membrane for crack-isolation in most tile and stone installations.


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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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Cersaie 2013 Product Review

Exhibitors displayed their most aesthetically and technologically advanced ceramic tile products at the international tile exhibition – held annually in Bologna, Italy
January 8, 2014
Cersaie, the international Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings Exhibition, took place at the Bologna Exhibition Center in Bologna, Italy, from September 23 to 27, 2013.


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From the Editor: Winter 2014

January 8, 2014
In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we bring you a series of case studies that focus on the architectural setting materials that contributed to a successful installation.


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Walgreen’s flagship store goes “up market”

January 8, 2014
A successful restoration of an historic bank building in Chicago, IL, which has now become Walgreen’s flagship store, was achieved with an assortment of quality tile products and Mapei setting materials


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Handcrafted marble defines California restaurant

Latapoxy 310 Stone Adhesive was an ideal choice to adhere heavy stone items to the walls of the Amaya La Jolla restaurant in La Jolla, CA — making for a successful installation
January 8, 2014
The ambiance of any high-end restaurant is an extremely important item for restaurateurs to consider.


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Innovative cladding system bolsters campus theater

January 8, 2014
Designed by the renowned architectural firm Pelli Clarke Pelli, the new theater facility at DePaul University in Chicago, IL, was clad in stone using a specialized cladding system – selected in coordination with Architect of Record, CannonDesign — that allows for an efficient and quick installation


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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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