Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

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Designing with the landscape in mind

I recently had the opportunity to visit Manitoga, which was the estate and modernist home of industrial designer Russel Wright.


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Italian tile reflects Southern California lifestyle

A private residence in the affluent neighborhood of Hancock Park in Los Angeles, CA, utilized a variety of industrial-looking porcelain tile to create a minimalistic design
Located in Hancock Park, a historic and affluent neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, is a private, 4,000-square-foot open-plan home referred to as “355 Mansfield."


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The growing popularity of “Thin Porcelain Tile”

Now that industry professionals have coined a term for thin porcelain tile products, developing the appropriate product standards is next on the list
At the beginning of this year, professionals in the tile industry were searching for a suitable name for the new type of ultra-thin, large-format porcelain tile.


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Product Reviews

A roundup of the latest stone and tile collections as well as installation and maintenance products.

Interior Design

Residential and commercial projects illustrating the use of stone and tile products for interior applications.

Kitchen & Bath

A range of unique kitchen and bath designs utilizing stone and tile.

Exterior Architecture

The use of stone and tile for patios, paving, pool surrounds and exterior facades.

Hospitality/Commercial Design

Innovative uses for stone and tile for floors, walls, reception desks, bar tops and other elements.

Mosaics & Decorative Tile

A roundup of the newest introductions; applications using mosaics and decorative tile.

Trade Show Reviews

Product introductions from industry and design events around the world.

Architect/Designer Interviews

Q&A discussions with some of the leading architects/designers that use stone and tile in design.

From the Editor

Insight about products and topics being covered in the issue and relevant topics.

Notes from the Field

Observations made while on the road at trade exhibitions and other industry events.

CSTD News

Industry announcements, including new hires, showroom openings, product introductions, industry events.

Green Design

Green Design takes a look at the newest eco-friendly stone and tile products and the innovative ways they are being applied to today's designs.

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October 2014 Stone World Stone Products Online Gallery

Check out the latest products from stone companies.

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Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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