Notes from the Field

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

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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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A source of premium white marble

Recently, I went to Marble, CO, to visit the Colorado Yule quarry.


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An interactive work space

Recently, I was invited to San Francisco to visit a new design studio for Daltile and Mohawk Group.


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A course on stone

I recently had the opportunity to join a group of architects on a trip to Portugal where we had the chance to visit several marble and limestone quarries as well as some stone processing plants.


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The ultimate stone journey

Each year, the Marmomacc Stone Academy's "Designing with Natural Stone" is held in conjunction with Marmomacc, the large stone exhibition held annually in Verona, Italy.


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Celebrating stone

One of the things I love most about my job is getting out in the field and seeing firsthand what is going on.


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Working together for a successful stone or tile installation

While it has been said before, it is important to reiterate that a stone or tile design is only as good as its installation.


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A personal tale of admiration

Stone and tile are obviously among the top choice of materials for many designs in both the commercial and residential sectors.


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A Spanish voyage

As you will read in the Industry News section of this edition of the Stone & Tile Design Insider, Tile of Spain once again held its Passport to Creativity contest to select four lucky architects and designers
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A fresh spin on a classic design

Featured in our Industry News section of this edition of the Stone & Tile Design Insider is a story about the unveiling of "The Guardians: Hero and Superhero"


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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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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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