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.
Karen Kettler, the president of Karen Kettler Design, based in Charlotte, NC, talked with Contemporary Stone & Tile Design to discuss her 20 years of experience with using stone and tile in her designs and the trends she is seeing in the industry.
We decided to talk to architects and designers from around the country to get their thoughts on what trends are taking place in the stone and tile industries, and where they think those trends are going
Stone and tile trends change constantly in the architectural and design communities, and can be difficult to keep up with. We at Contemporary Stone & Tile Design magazine wanted to get opinions from different architects and designers around the country to find out what they are seeing, and what they expect to see.
Cevisama, the international fair for ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings, held its 37th edition from January 28 to February 1, 2019 at the Feria Valencia Center in Valencia, Spain. More than 20,000 foreign professionals visited the show. Specifically, 91,179 professionals visited the fair from 155 countries. Here are a few of the participants of Cevisama this year.
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
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the The Natural Stone Institute's 2019 Study tour, hear about the Stone Industry Education event, see November's Stone of the Month, Machine of the Month, Technology Update, and much more!