In this edition, we sat down with Lee Callewaert, co-owner and senior craftsman of Dragonfly Tile & Stone Works, Inc. in Grafton, WI. Callewaert was recently awarded the first-ever Tile Setter Craftsperson of the Year Award from the NTCA, which was created in 2019 as a lifetime achievement award for tile setters.
Hotel Seehofis an excellent example of an intelligent renovation project, perfectly integrated in natural surroundings. The family run hotel was renovated and extended to a design devised by the noa (network of architecture) firm in Bolzano.
The Porfirio’s restaurant chain, recognized by Forbes in 2018 as one of the best restaurants in Mexico since its opening around nine years ago, inaugurated its new premises in Guadalajara, the capital city of Jalisco, Mexico, in March 2019.
Built upon the foundation of Italy’s Florim Group, Florim USA has been committed to creating innovative, timeless and sustainable porcelain products since 2001. The company is dedicated to providing high-end products that are made in the U.S. with a unique Italian style.
On November 21 and 22, 2019, renowned porcelain artist, Roberto Colonetti, hosted a free workshop at The Stone Shop in Ankeny, IA. Colonetti, who is known for his innovative installation techniques, travels to countries all over the world to give hands-on demonstrations of his methods.
Excess moisture from concrete subfloors can cause serious problems with all types of flooring. These range from aesthetic problems to health and safety hazards. Here are four ugly consequences when moisture is trapped beneath a flooring system.
Often times, when people hear the word “tilework,” the traditional 4- x 4- or 8- x 8-inch subway tiles that are commonly seen on kitchen walls may come to mind. However, there is an entire universe of tile artists creating custom artworks with different varieties of mosaic tile.
When renovating their new kitchen, a couple of homeowners sought a design that was eye-catching, yet maintainable. With an idea of implementing materials that would withstand the test of time, they turned to a local, custom countertop fabrication and installation company.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we put together an exclusive showcase of new products that would’ve been introduced at this year’s edition of Coverings, which was unfortunately cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, be sure to check out the detailed trend report for 2020, featuring advice from design professionals all over the country.