Contemporary Stone & Tile Design promotes the benefits of natural stone and ceramic tile to a readership of architects, interior designers, specifiers and consumers. Its pages feature a wealth of architectural photography depicting stone in a variety of applications — from residential kitchens and bathrooms to major commercial projects. Practical tips and commentary on stone and tile design are included, featuring interviews with architects and designers from the world’s leading firms.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 19, № 2 (Spring 2013)

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For a master bath renovation in a home in Austin, TX, 5- x 24-inch wood-look porcelain floor tiles from the Atlantic Collection by EGE Seramik was paired with Gold Green quartzite wall tiles to create an Asian-inspired design. Design by CG&S Design/Build, Austin, TX. Photo © Paul Finkel. To read more about this bathroom remodel as well as other innovative uses of stone and tile in kitchen and bath design, turn to page 20.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 19, № 1 (Winter 2013)

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A floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace feature wall is the showcase of the sunken living room that was created in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, MN. The fireplace is comprised of Virginia Mist granite slabs, and the same material was used as flooring throughout the public spaces of the hotel, which was recently renovated. Design by Stonehill & Taylor, New York, NY. Photo by Peter Peirce. Story begins on page 14.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 17, № 4 (Fall 2011)

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A fresh look was created for the remodel of a guest bath in a home in Pinecrest, FL with a feature wall clad in aqua-colored glass mosaic tiles, which resemble the shades of the ocean. The tiny rectangular-shaped tiles are a contrast to the light- colored St. Croix stone floor tiles. Design by DEN Architecture of Miami, FL. Stone supplied by Opus Stone of Miami, FL. This project is one of several in this issue that showcase the use of mosaics in design. Story begins on page 14.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 18, № 4 (Fall 2012)

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A crisp elegant look is achieved in this kitchen design with Calacatta marble countertops accompanied by a backsplash made of the same material in a subway tile format. To balance the polished marble countertops, porcelain floor tiles with a weathered wood look bring a hint of rustic charm to the space. A subtle floor design was created by laying the planks in a herringbone pattern. Design by Christopher Grubb of Arch-Interiors design group, inc. For an extensive look at Grubb's portfolio, turn to the one-on-one designer interview beginning on page 32.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 18, № 3 (Summer 2012)

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A total of 375 square feet of custom handmade tile was employed throughout a private residence in Decatur, MI. The homeowner was seeking a "blast of color" for the floor design in the home's foyer and hallway, and ultimately, a vivid and unique pattern was achieved with varying tile shapes and sizes. Design by Colleen Crawley. Tiles manufactured
by Motawi Tileworks of Ann Arbor, MI. Story begins on page 14.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 18, № 2 (Spring 2012)

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A combination of travertine and mosaic tile was selected to create an Asian-inspired master bath — designed by Chris Boyce of Ancora Stone in Elm Grove, WI. The shower wall consists of 12- x 24-inch travertine tile with a brushed finish and the same material in 3- x 6-inch subway tile format forms the tub surround. Contrast is added with Medici Mosaics' Nova Roma Collection Amalfi Matchstick tile. To read more about this project as well as other kitchen and bath designs, turn to page 16. Photo by Nick Collura – Collura Creative LLC/

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 18, № 1 (Winter 2012)

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Italian travertine defines both the exterior and interior design of the Aston Martin showroom in Troy, MI. The British-based automobile manufacturer of exclusive high-end cars worked with a design team from Cityscape Architects of Novi, MI, to create its first U.S. location, which served as the prototype for a total of 16 stores throughout the U.S. The 1- x 1-meter travertine panels feature a honed finish. Story begins on page 36

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 17, № 3 (Summer 2011)

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A recent redesign of the Custom Comfort Mattress showroom in Beverly Hills, CA, included the addition of a “wave” wall formed by Modono glass tile. The 3- x 3-inch glass tiles were installed without grout in order to let as much light into the edges as possible — creating a surface that reflects the changing daylight. Designer: Roth Design Group Ltd., Los Angeles, CA; Tile Manufacturer: Modono Glass, Rochester, NY. Story begins on page 24. issue.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 17, № 2 (Spring 2011)

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This edition of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design focuses on the use of stone and tile in kitchen and bath design. The tile featured on the cover is an example of the many textured products that are on the market today that can add depth and personality to a space. The 3-x 9-inch gunmetal-colored ceramic tile were handmade and feature a raised oblong pattern in the middle. The tile was supplied by Heath Ceramics of Los Angeles, CA. Design by CG&S Design-Build in Austin, TX. Photo by Thomas McConnell. An entire feature on kitchen and bath design can be found on page 24.