Articles by Jennifer Adams

Customer appreciation

Last month, I had the good fortune to travel to Venice, Italy, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Fila -- an Italian manufacturer of surface care products.


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Balancing craftsmanship and technology

While Christie Cut Stone Co. of Galloway, TN, has incorporated automated machinery into its production process, the 107-year-old company still relies on the skilled handwork of its artisans to create custom limestone architectural pieces
With roots dating back more than a century, Christie Cut Stone Co. of Galloway, TN, is a stone company devoted to tradition and producing quality work.


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Coverings 2013 product showcase

The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, was a vivid display of stone and tile collections at Coverings 2013, which was held this spring.


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Editor's Note: Summer 2013

We realized a long time ago that the readers of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design like to learn about new products.


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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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Stone and tile take part in New York Design Week

As I am sitting on the train heading home to New Jersey after spending a day at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City, I am thankful that I have such an interesting job.


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Carrying on the tradition of Arkansas limestone

With a history dating back to the 1800s, the Ozark Southern Stone quarry in Beaver, AR, has produced limestone for classic structures in the area and continues to supply current projects across the U.S.
Established in 1883 as Eureka Stone Co., the Ozark Southern Stone quarry in Beaver, AR, is rich in history.


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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
Over the past decade, the use of quartz surfacing — especially for countertops — has been on the rise.


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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.
Cevisama 2013, the annual international ceramic tile exhibition, recently wrapped up in Valencia, Spain,


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