Filing a Construction Complaint is the last thing anyone involved wants to think about after completion of — or worse yet — during the project. As with all trade work, expectations and performance in workmanship and materials can be challenging and have different meanings for the different stakeholders of each job.
Dating back to the days of the Roman hypocausts, tile has always been the most commonly heated floor covering because of how inherently chilly tile floors can be and the room types where tile is often used (kitchens and bathrooms).
Katia McGuirk is one of 15 children. When she was 12 years old, she found her love for clay, when her mother enlisted her in a sculpting class. From there, she went on to study ceramics at Rhode Island School of Design, after which she began making tiles and renovating houses in Newport, RI.
Brooklyn-based interior designer-turned-tile artist, Allison Eden, has been crafting custom mosaic tile designs for the last 27 years, including a larger-than-life high heel display, which was recently placed in Bloomingdale’s in Manhattan
For the entryway and lobby in The Rodney, an upscale apartment building in downtown Portland, OR, a custom mosaic was created using Italian ceramic tiles
October 9, 2020
The Pearl District is an area of downtown Portland, OR, formerly occupied by warehouses, light industry and railroad classification yards, which is now known for its shopping, art galleries and upscale businesses and residences.
Kimpton Hotels are unique boutique hotels, with no uniform brand design, offering genuine and local experiences. Kimpton Hotels like to describe themselves as a brand that “offers luxury without the attitude,” with locally loved restaurants and bars and a very personal style.
Creative floors made with porcelain stoneware tiles that look like weaved rugs are the distinctive feature of this luxurious Hotel
September 11, 2020
From the masterplan to the recovery of existing buildings, the intervention on the JW Marriot Venice Resort & Spa by Matteo Thun & Partners + Luca Colombo was constantly inspired by a holistic vision and considered as a harmonious whole, paying attention to every single detail.
Waterproofing and crack isolation membranes are widely used in the tile industry as part of substrate preparation prior to the installation of ceramic tiles or similar rigid materials. Membranes that deliver crack isolation performance are intended to maintain their integrity during movement of the substrate and thus prevent tile cracking.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on gauged porcelain tile panels (GPTP), as well as waterproofing and moisture control. Through two detailed technical focuses, learn more about the history of GPTP, how much they have evolved since their introduction almost two decades ago and how to properly handle, fabricate and install them in residential and commercial spaces. Also be sure to check out the range of new tile collections, as well as waterproofing and moisture control products, which are available on the market in our detailed product showcases.