A paradoxically cool glass tile line, Island Stone’s Lava Glass mosaics incorporate iridescent and undulating surfaces that play with light in water. The shimmery, wetscapes look is sensual and inviting, ideal for pools, showers, and other water and water-adjacent applications. The fused glass tile features durable back paint applied at over 1,025 degrees Fahrenheit, giving the tiles a brilliant, pearlescent color spanning the light and dark tones of each across a single mosaic.
Vadara Quartz Surfaces (Vadara), a world class manufacturer of premium quartz surfaces, has added to its lineup six new fashion-forward color options. The new hues will make their debut at the 2021 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS Virtual) in February.
Registration is open until February 26, 2021 for the Women in Stone (WIS) Mentorship program, which was established in 2015 and has led hundreds of women through a unique learning experience designed to help build confidence and advance their careers. Participants are paired based on their experience and goals, which are collected through a registration form. They meet for one hour per month throughout the six-month program. No travel is required.
Already offering an unrivaled breadth and depth of products, the Daltile brand is now making it even easier to find the perfect product. Daltile’s recently launched ColorMatch is a special order, custom color, glazed ceramic wall tile program.
With heavy hearts and sadness, we share with you that Leon Zanger, one of the founders of the storied American stone and tile design resource, Walker Zanger, has died at the age of 93 due to complications of COVID-19.
Cambria, the nation’s leading producer of American-made natural quartz surfaces, will host a complimentary, IDCEC- and AIA-accredited webinar on January 14 at 1 p.m. CT. Entitled “Return to Wellness: How Research Will Transform Our Workplace,” the panel will explore how the new work space can help people feel more secure, nurtured, creative, and productive.
Lapitec recently presented its new website, www.lapitec.com, featuring revamped content and high-impact graphics. Available in four languages (English, Italian, Spanish and German), this intuitive website helps users to discover the product in a simple way, encouraging them to explore the numerous possible applications thanks also to the photographs of projects completed to date.
The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo has exciting news updates for the industry coming at their new virtual event, TISE Live Virtual Event. Plan to join your industry peers Tuesday through Thursday, January 26-28 online at TISE Live. Opportunities for retailers, distributors, architects, designers, builders, contractors, installers, fabricators, remodelers are all available inside TISE Live. TISE Live’s presenting sponsor is Mannington.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design decorative porcelain and marble tile modernize an outdated living space in New York. We also see how Italian Porcelain tile contributes to a multi-purpose residential building. Finally we feature our Mosaic and decorative tile roundup.