Articles by Jennifer Adams

Shelburne Museum in Vermont uses local slate flooring

February 3, 2014
Local slate and granite were employed in the design of the new Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, VT, to meet sustainability requirements as well as reflecting the region


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Jura limestone defines Al Hamra tower in Kuwait

With a height of 1,354 feet, the Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, holds the title as the tallest sculpted building in the world, and its sleek exterior is lavishly dressed in Jura limestone from Germany
January 8, 2014
Hailed as the tallest sculpted building in the world, the Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, stands at 1,354 feet and features a continuous stone facade.


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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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A fresh spin on a classic design

December 16, 2013
Featured in our Industry News section of this edition of the Stone & Tile Design Insider is a story about the unveiling of "The Guardians: Hero and Superhero"


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Moving forward with the environment in mind

Celebrating 70 years in business, Fila — a manufacturer of cleaning and surface treatment products — continues to build upon its success with a focus on green initiatives
September 3, 2013
Founded in March of 1943 by brothers Guido and Pietro Pettenon, Fila celebrated its 70th anniversary this year.


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Hokie Stone contributes to LEED certification

In keeping with campus tradition, local “Hokie Stone” was incorporated into the design of a Virginia Tech’s new chiller plant — not only helping to conceal the mammoth size of the structure, but also adding points for LEED Silver certification
September 3, 2013
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University — popularly known as Virginia Tech — not only is dedicated to providing quality higher education


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Editor's Note: Fall 2013

August 28, 2013
Behind every design there is a story or point of inspiration.


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Creating cohesion between two styles with stone and tile

For two restaurants under one roof in the Dominican Republic, architect Rafael Alvarez of Alvarez + Brock Design LLC combined a variety of stone and tile with other materials to unify the spaces
August 28, 2013
When Rafael Alvarez of Alvarez + Brock Design LLC went to design two adjoining restaurants in the Dominican Republic, he was posed with the challenge of bringing two different styles under one roof.


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Quartz surfacing adds to Hollywood glam

Caesarstone’s Belgian Moon was selected by Real Housewife of Beverly Hills Lisa Vanderpump for the remodel of her trendy restaurant Sur in West Hollywood, CA
August 28, 2013
From its prime location on Melrose Avenue to its eclectic menu and chic decor, Sur Restaurant in West Hollywood, CA, offers patrons a unique dining experience


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Italian tile and stone from around the world bring luxury to New Jersey estate

For the interior design of a 15,000-square-foot private residence in Alpine, NJ, a diverse palette — primarily consisting of high-end Italian tile and stone — was used to reflect the homeowners’ style and tastes
August 28, 2013
Set in Alpine, one of New Jersey’s most exclusive towns, is a newly built 15,000-square-foot estate — elegantly dressed throughout in natural stone and Italian tile.


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