Rough-textured matte porcelain is a great surface for high-traffic environments. It offers excellent non-slip properties and it’s very durable. But when it comes to cleaning, the high/low surfaces can test even the most thorough cleaning program.
Situated in the heart of Little Havana, TD Bank has a prominent location in the well-known district for Cuban exiles in Southern Florida. To blend in with the look of the community, an outdoor bank patio was recently constructed in 2017 that included one of the most interesting and colorful on-ground mosaic murals.
Designed by architect Beverley David Thorne in 1963, it was an experimental project to build a steel-framed house on a steeply sloping site and to demonstrate how to construct it without tearing up the natural terrain in the way usually required by conventional building.
We close this year with an issue focusing on decorative glass tile. We have projects that showcase the use of decorative glass tile to create artwork in Little Havana, helping to design a state-of-the-art locker room for a NCAA College Basketball team, and finally, using decorative glass tile to update a kitchen.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design magazine we show off the different new tiles that are currently on the market. Ranging from glass tile to art deco, here are just some of the tile options out there.