A combined palette of glass mosaics and natural stone tile employed for multiple bathrooms of a private home in Australia create a contemporary design aesthetic reflective of the homeowners’ time spent residing in Bali.
Before relocating to the U.S. to serve as CEO of Island Stone North America, Nigel Eaton constructed what he thought was going to be his family home in Australia for the next decade. The 5,000-square-foot residence was designed to be clean and modern with a balance of natural elements.
The warm and cool tones of Lake Garde quartzite were pivotal traits for the homeowner of a lakeside residence in Commerce Township, MI — contributing to the welcoming, elegant and functional kitchen she desired
Set in the Texas hillside on the outskirts of Austin, TX, a newly constructed residence reflects its surrounding habitat with regional limestone featured extensively on the exterior design. And while the native material is also the showcase of several interior applications, the retired homeowners opted to diversify the palette by incorporating additional materials into their living space – making it unique and colorful.
Charmean Neithart loves interior design and all things houses. For the last 18 years, she has been designing homes throughout Southern California for a varied clientele. “The collaborative nature of projects with clients is my favorite part,” said the senior designer at Charmean Neithart Interiors in South Pasadena, CA.
Helping to understand the tile installer’s perspective on lippage and how it can be mitigated
September 18, 2019
A novice to tile work looking at a new tile installation today might comment, “When did LEGO* pieces start being used to install tile?" Yet we see these little plastic devices being used more frequently for porcelain and stone tile installations. What are they and why are they important for our industry?
The Valley Vista residence in Encino, CA, the residential winner in the 2019 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, is clad almost entirely in Italian porcelain tile. “Encino is increasing its elegant status,” said Jamie Rezaie, partner for the DI Group in Beverly Hills, CA.
As the conversation progressed, I could hear hope and excitement from my client’s voices,” said Dawn D. Totty of Dawn D. Totty Interior Designs, after receiving a perspective client call from the popular online home site, Houzz.
Perched high on a hillside in Carmel, CA, with stunning views of the ocean is a house that was originally built by renowned architect Joseph Eichler, who was recognized in the 1950s and 60s for his clean, open, mid-century modern designs.
Located in Vienna, Austria, Juan Amador has opened his new restaurant, Wirthaus and Greisslerei. The restaurant features Neolith Beton Silk surfacing for the restaurant's countertops and central island in the kitchen. Neolith is made by Spain-based manufacturer, TheSize.
In recent years, the popularity of quartz surfacing has escalated to new heights. Advances in technology allow quartz manufacturers to continually develop new colors as well as products that replicate the aesthetic of natural stone. The following is just a selection of the numerous quartz product offerings available today.
Date: March 31, 2015