Kitchen & Bath

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

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Personal tastes reflected in kitchen and bath designs

Consumers are turning to stone and tile products to give them luxurious, yet durable, kitchen and bath designs in a diverse range of styles
April 2, 2014
It can’t be denied, the kitchen is the hub of a house. Even though there are comfortable living areas within a residence, homeowners and their guests always seem to congregate in the kitchen.


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The National Kitchen and Bath Association unveils expanded learning program with CEU Credits for KBIS 2014

November 6, 2013
For the first time ever, KBIS will co-locate with the International Builders' Show, with both events staged at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Feb. 4 to 6, under the banner of Design and Construction Week in that city.


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2014 NKBA Design Competition open for entries

Exclusive to NKBA members only, the annual competition offers an opportunity to submit kitchen and bath projects
July 30, 2013
The 2014 National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Design Competition is now open for entries.


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Creating a hand-crafted, honeycomb-inspired bathroom

After a slight bathroom disaster in their 1940s era home in Anoka, MN, homeowners turned a mandatory repair into a renovation to “restore” the look and feel of the home’s original period
June 12, 2013
Many homeowners purchase a home from a certain time period, specifically because of its age.


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Handmade tile provides a finishing touch

The owners of a private residence in Wayne, PA, wanted a kitchen remodel that fit the period style of the home, and the use of hand-crafted tile products helped them meet this goal
June 12, 2013
In remodeling the kitchen of their Wayne, PA, residence, the homeowners were seeking a design that would reflect the period style of the home, and they also wanted to use local materials.


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NKBA announces 2013 Design Competition winners

The category winners in this annual contest were revealed on April 18th at the Design Competition Awards event in New Orleans
April 26, 2013
Glass in all its glory -- hand-cut, hand-blown and LED-lit -- was creatively used by the winning designers in both the Best Kitchen and the Best Bath in the 2013 Design Competition sponsored by the National Kitchen & Bath Association


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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
March 29, 2013
Over the past decade, the use of quartz surfacing — especially for countertops — has been on the rise.


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Renovations seek space, custom mosaic tiles and a few getaways

From adding space and storage to creating elegant European-style retreats, homeowners are relying on stone and tile to create their ultimate kitchen and bath areas
March 29, 2013
It has been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home.


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Glass tile brings a sigh of relief to a hectic kitchen

Christine Nelson redesigned a St. Paul, MN, kitchen to open up the space for functionality while adding a soothing effect with glass subway tile
March 11, 2013
In a renovation designed by Christine Nelson of Christine Nelson Design in Minneapolis, MN, a kitchen was not working for a large St. Paul, MN, family and needed some adjustments.


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Christopher Grubb

September 6, 2012
Since starting his firm, Arch-Interiors design group, inc. in 1994, Christopher Grubb has strived to provide his clients with unique high-quality custom designs.


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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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