Mark Fernandes is chairman of the Natural Stone Council. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information on the NSC, please contact Duke Pointer, Executive Director, at email@example.com or 603-465-2616.
Without a doubt, we’ve come a long way in a year. Time flies - that will never change - but I’m always amazed by what we’re able to do in only 12 months.
The Natural Stone Council (NSC) is on an incredible journey - one that inspires and challenges me every day. Our recently adopted three-year strategic plan, the tenets of which I will discuss in a moment, is both exciting and motivating. On the other hand, venturing into uncharted territory requires taking risks and brings with it some uncertainty. That said, I am confident that our collective efforts will result in unprecedented success for our industry.
In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we bring you our annual focus on Kitchen & Bath Design. From a beach-inspired bathroom design to a kitchen backsplash made of circular mosaic tile, the following are filled with illustrations of innovative and unique uses of stone and tile.