Articles by Alexis Fisher

LIVE REPORT: Cersaie 2010 kicks off in Bologna, Italy

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Local stone materials help provide the El Taj Oceanfront in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with an elegant and glamorous setting.
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As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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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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