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Cersaie 2013 Product Review

Exhibitors displayed their most aesthetically and technologically advanced ceramic tile products at the international tile exhibition – held annually in Bologna, Italy
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Cersaie, the international Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings Exhibition, took place at the Bologna Exhibition Center in Bologna, Italy, from September 23 to 27, 2013.


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Custom launches a new line of large format tile and stone mortars

The expanded LFT mortar line consists of the just released Complete Contact™-LFT Rapid Setting Mortar and Custom's LFT Mortar
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Custom® Building Products, a leading provider of tile and stone installation systems, introduces a new line of medium-bed mortars designed for large format tile (LFT) and stone installation.


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Stone and Tile Product Trends

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Each year, new developments in tile product lines continue to prove amazing — whether it is because of the authentic-looking surfaces that mimic natural materials such as wood or stone, large formats or non-traditional shapes, or the assortment of surface textures.


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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
By Jennifer Adams
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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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The importance of a quality installation

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Last month, I attended Coverings in Atlanta, GA, where there was a lot to take in during the event's four days.


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Creating a hand-crafted, honeycomb-inspired bathroom

After a slight bathroom disaster in their 1940s era home in Anoka, MN, homeowners turned a mandatory repair into a renovation to “restore” the look and feel of the home’s original period
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Many homeowners purchase a home from a certain time period, specifically because of its age.


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Specifier attendance up at Coverings 2013

The audience segment grew by 3%, drawn by the opportunity to see the latest innovations by more than 950 exhibitors from over 35 countries
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Coverings 2013, The Ultimate Tile + Stone Experience, attracted an increased number of architects, designers and specifiers this year when the four-day event was held in Atlanta, GA, for the first time, from April 29 to May 2.


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Stone and tile vignettes will be constructed live on site at Coverings

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Attendees at Coverings 2013 will be able to witness four masterful space designs incorporating tile and stone actually being built during the international exposition's Installation Design Showcase.


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Daltile provides support to the Craftsman® House United Initiative

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Daltile recently extended its support as a tile provider for the Craftsman “House United” program.


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Bigger tile, bigger challenges: Working with large-format tile

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Large-format natural stone tile is in demand for a variety of reasons. Designers like the aesthetically pleasing, open look it gives floors and walls in residential and commercial applications. Consumers like the natural beauty of a large stone expanse and appreciate the easier maintenance resulting from fewer grouted joints. But large-format tile also has its installation challenges. Working with large-format stone requires tighter tolerances in the substrate. In addition, its weight makes it harder to handle in both floor and wall applications.
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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

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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2014 August

Check out the August issue of Stone World which features content about the MIA/Stone World Summit in Virginia and a sneak peek of TISE East.

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2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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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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2014 Stone World Stone Guide

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stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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