Bostik, producer of specialty adhesives and installation systems for building construction, and Artaic Innovative Mosaic, designer and producer of custom tilework, staged a free design workshop for the architecture and design community at Manhattan’s Microsoft Store on March 23.
The evening featured a hands-on tutorial of Artaic’s software, “Tylist,” which drives robots to assemble mosaics. The attendees also learned about the benefits of Bostik’s proprietary Dimension RapidCure glass-filled, pre-mixed, grout that is specified by Artaic. Guests participated in a design competition, and the winner, David Kim, won a Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet.
ORLANDO, FL -- Thursday, February 23, 2017 marks the first U.S. National Tile Day, declared by the Registrar at National Day Calendar to be observed annually every February 23. National Tile Day was originated by Coverings' PR agency to help raise awareness of the benefits and beauty tile offers consumers. This effort is a lead-up to the show's major "Why Tile" campaign, which will be announced at Coverings -- taking place from April 4 to 7, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The following is a glimpse of a few of the numerous tile displays that will be showcased during the international stone and tile exhibition.
Every year, tile and stone companies continue to push boundaries when it comes to the design of their new products. Whether it's in regard to a pattern, shape or size, product lines are continuously improving and expanding. Below is just a sample of some of the most innovative items on today's market.Date: September 1, 2016
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Nine projects in three categories were recognized: residential, institutional and commercial. The grand-prize winners include a century-old, three-floor adaptive re-use project (Schaefer-Graf Residence), a 675,000-square-foot entertainment arena (Barclays Center) and a LEED-certified government building (NIST) in addition to six projects who received honorable mentions from the jury.