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The AKA Beverly Hills hotel remodel is set in stone

The AKA Beverly Hills in California — which stretches the entire block of Crescent Drive and faces the Hollywood Hills — recently underwent a $10 million remodeling in which a variety of stones used throughout offer an exclusive feel to its guests
From the time guests make their way inside the AKA Beverly Hills in California they can enjoy the ambiance and functionality provided by natural stone.


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A joint venture in tile

GrizForm Design Architects joined forces with restaurateur Mark Kuller to create Doi Moi, a new restaurant and lounge in Washington, DC, which features an assortment of porcelain tile
Last year, award-winning firm GrizForm Design Architects partnered with restaurateur Mark Kuller to create Doi Moi


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Retail space requires high-quality installation system

The recent transformation from the SuperMall to The Outlet Collection: Seattle in Auburn, WA, relied on an installation system from Ardex Americas to meet the demands of the high-end fast-tracked project
SuperMall, a hybrid mall located in Auburn, WA, was to be transformed into a premium outlet center known as The Outlet Collection: Seattle.


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Tile installation meets demands of a busy environment

Faced with a tight timeframe and active jobsite, the installation team for the renovation at the Glendale Galleria Mall turned to a complete Laticrete system for a successful end result

There are always challenges to renovating existing tile structures, but when the project is also constricted by a small window of opportunity, being able to source high-performing building materials from a single supplier can be critical.


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White quartz reflects school spirit

White Zeus Extreme by Cosentino was chosen for interior applications of the newly renovated Lowell-Stevens Football Facility at Arizona University because it was a school color and to maintain a clean contemporary aesthetic throughout the design
Arizona University football players kicked off the 2013 season in a newly renovated state-of-the-art stadium, which added approximately 575 premium seats for fans.


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Broadway gets a stone map

Creative Edge MasterShop of Fairfield, IA, lent a hand in creating a Times Square monument out of granite and stainless steel
As part of the City's $55 million renovation, the minimalist design by Norwegian architectural design firm Snohetta is grounding the neon fairyland of Times Square in granite and stainless steel.


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The 2015 edition of Cevisama was a showcase of the latest trends in tile design, including textured surfaces, colorful mosaics and worn concrete aesthetics

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2015 April

This issue of Stone World contains our annual “Report from Brazil.” In addition to articles on Granito Zucchi and Antolini’s operations, there are several other features on Brazilian stone producers as well as a review of the show, including a Stone Gallery of the many stones that were displayed on the exhibition floor.

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2015 Spring

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we bring you our annual focus on Kitchen & Bath Design. From a beach-inspired bathroom design to a kitchen backsplash made of circular mosaic tile, the following are filled with illustrations of innovative and unique uses of stone and tile.

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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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