Articles by Jennifer Adams

The art of mosaics evident in Key West commercial design

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A local artist dresses up the exterior of the Poinciana Royale building in Key West, FL, with a 14- x 18-foot hand-made mural of custom-cut ceramic tile 


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From the Editor: Fall 2011

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Once again, it is time for Contemporary Stone & Tile Design’s (CSTD) annual focus on mosaics.


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Spa design reflects garden setting

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A variety of tile products, including a spectrum of mosaics, join to create a garden-themed design at Bliss Spa® in the new W Boston Hotel and Residences in Boston, MA


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Resort’s stone palette reflects Texas Hill Country

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With a design heavily featuring Lueders and Jerusalem Gold limestone, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa provides a sense of rustic elegance to its guests


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Gallery feel achieved with Spanish floor tile

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For a modern residential design in Houston, TX, two types of porcelain tile from Spain were chosen for their hard contemporary look and low maintenance qualities


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Fabricating with an eye for design

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Luis Carlos Machicao, originally of Peru, utilizes his expertise as a fashion designer to run a successful custom stone shop — Metropolitan Marble & Granite LLC — in Rock Hill, SC


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Maltese limestone anchors U.S. Embassy to community

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In addition to contributing to LEED certification, the use of local limestone for the new U.S. Embassy compound in Malta demonstrates the U.S.’s commitment to the local people and government


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African granite defines reception area at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

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The warm tones and movement of African Fantasy granite — combined with rich wood veneers — create a feature wall that reflects the surrounding environment at the healthcare insurer’s headquarters campus in Chattanooga, TN.


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Marketing to the California building sector

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Through the ups and downs of the economy, Marble Palace, Inc. of Stockton, CA, has remained a prime source of natural stone, quartz surfacing and Piedrafina recycled marble products on the West Coast


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A statement of modern elegance

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For the master bath of an upscale San Francisco, CA home, the design uses an innovative application of Carrara marble to create a visual centerpiece for the space.
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As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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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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