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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The continuing evolution of quartz surfacing

With new colors and textures being introduced on a continual basis, quartz surfacing has become a popular option for many design styles
Over the past decade, the use of quartz surfacing — especially for countertops — has been on the rise.


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Celebrating North American heritage

A recent renovation of the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis incorporated as many local materials as possible — including a range of granite quarried and processed in North America


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"Limestone" by Crossville

Crossville, Inc. has announced the introduction of "Limestone," a new porcelain tile collection that captures the appearance of the natural stone from which it borrows its name.


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2012 Coverings PROJECT: Green Awards

This year at Coverings, the annual U.S. tile and stone exhibition, three winners of the PROJECT: Green Awards were chosen.


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Irish Rail project is an environmental first

Clad in natural stone, the Train Drivers Facility Building for Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland, is the first certified ultra-low energy building ever developed for a railway company in the world


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Building a new campus landmark with regional stone

Wissahickon Schist and Vermont slate are among the regional materials used in the design of the David L. Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA


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Green Product Focus

A total of 4,300 square feet of white and gray tile from the Monolith Collection by Marazzi Architectural – supplied through Great Lakes Distribution of Madison, WI — was used to create a ventilated wall system for the exterior of the First Bank & Trust in Skokie, IL.


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Tile of Spain celebrates sustainable design

With the intention of promoting sustainability and green design -- particularly as it pertains to ceramic tile -- Tile of Spain hosted "Material Matters -- Sustaining the Urban Environment with Natural Material" on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at The Times Center  in New York City.


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Sustainable tile by EcoSpec Tile

EcoSpec Tile has been started by a group consisting of experienced/time-tested tile professionals. 


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Project: Green 2012 call for entries

Coverings has announced a call for entries for its Project: Green contest, which is sponsored by ED+C Magazine -- a BNP Media publication and sister magazine toStone World and Contemporary Stone & Tile Design magazines. 


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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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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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criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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