Mosaics & Decorative Tile

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

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Walgreen’s flagship store goes “up market”

January 8, 2014
A successful restoration of an historic bank building in Chicago, IL, which has now become Walgreen’s flagship store, was achieved with an assortment of quality tile products and Mapei setting materials


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Glass mosaics create a “crown jewel”

Overlooking the scenic views of the Pacific Ocean, a custom-designed infinity pool and spa for an exclusive property in Laguna Beach, CA, glimmer with glass mosaics that reflect the colors of the sea
June 12, 2013
Many years ago, Jimmy Reed, President of Rock Solid Tile, Inc., formed one of those solid, creative and highly-productive working partnerships with Gary Morris, the driving force behind The Morris Design Group since its inception back in 1992.


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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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A gallery of specialty tile

The seemingly endless offering of glass, decorative and artisan tile available today can bring a unique accent to any design
June 12, 2013
While solid-colored smooth tile certainly has its place in design, the diverse palette of glass, decorative and hand-crafted tile products in today’s marketplace can add texture, depth and character to a residential or commercial space.


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Working “street magic” at Disney

January 8, 2013
Disney Theme Parks, “Where Dreams Come True,” are the most famous destinations of their kind in the world.


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Marble and mosaics unite a connecting structure

September 6, 2012
At the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS, a new atrium that connects an old and new building shows off a display of mosaics and marble


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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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A “blast of color”

June 26, 2012
For their Michigan residence, homeowners turned to bright shades of handmade tile to bring a lively atmosphere to their living quarters


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Glass mosaics contribute to luxurious master bath design

June 26, 2012
The master bath of a private residence in Austin, TX, features colorful glass mosaic walls — adding movement and texture to the lavish space


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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

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