Articles by Alexis Fisher

LIVE REPORT: Cersaie 2010 kicks off in Bologna, Italy

September 29, 2010
Day one of Cersaie 2010 – the largest International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings -- revealed leading trends and cutting-edge products from more than 1,000 exhibitors across 34 countries.
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Developing custom designs with mosaics

September 24, 2010
Whether used in traditional manner or artistic form, mosaics present the opportunity to create one-of-a-kind designs.
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Trends in stone and tile

September 23, 2010
Stone and tile manufacturers continue innovating with new products for stone, tile and installations.
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Regional stone brings appeal to Texas home

June 23, 2010
A palette of natural stone was selected for the exterior of a private residence in Texas to create a contemporary look, while at the same time unifying it with its neighboring landscape.
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Wisconsin limestone provides a match in Utah

May 20, 2010
Able to naturally complement the stone color of an historic building in Salt Lake City, UT, Valders Buff limestone from Valders Stone & Marble, Inc. in Valders, WI, was also fabricated to match different finishes throughout the exterior of a restoration project that would become O.C. Tanner Flagship Jewelry Store. Additionally, the company's Valders Dove White dolomtic limestone was used for the interior redesign.
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Classic and modern looks for kitchen and bath design

April 5, 2010
Whether going with a contemporary or traditional approach, today’s kitchen and bath designs often share the use of stone and tile as a common thread.
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Custom-cut porcelain tile creates nature-themed school design

February 17, 2010
When it came time to design the interior of the Stone Canyon Elementary School in Owasso, OK, the design team wanted to reflect the unique qualities of the city while also creating a fun learning environment for students. As a result, a natural setting was created indoors with porcelain floor tiles that were cut with a waterjet to resemble insects and other outdoor life.
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A showcase of innovation at Cersaie 2009

January 8, 2010
Celebrating its 27th edition, Cersaie once again staked its place as one of the world’s largest exhibitions of ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings by drawing an international crowd of over 83,000 people.
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Stone palette contributes to chic hospitality design

January 7, 2010
The recent construction of W Hotel’s Miami, FL, location called for abundant amount of stone to maintain the hotel’s stylish reputation.
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Achieving modern luxury on the beach

January 5, 2010
Local stone materials help provide the El Taj Oceanfront in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with an elegant and glamorous setting.
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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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