Articles by Jennifer Adams

From the Editor: Fall 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Quartz surfacing reflects the spirit of the NBA

The recently renovated luxury suites at American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL, feature Silestone countertops — creating a hip and chic environment for watching the Miami Heat play.
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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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