Heather Fiore is the Editor-in-Chief of TILE Magazine. She has also served as the Associate Editor of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design and Stone World for the last five years. Before she began working at BNP Media in these capacities, Heather Fiore was an associate editor for The Sun newspapers in Central New Jersey.
The Fractal Group LLC is a full-service architecture and interior design firm located in New York, NY, with a philosophy that focuses on intricate detailing, innovative material selection and weaving the traditional style of landmarked buildings all within a contemporary design language.
Joseph & Sons Mosaic in Los Angeles, CA, is a family business that has been creating mosaic art since the 1960s. One of the family’s most recent residential projects, designed by Jonathan Cohen, was an outdoor mosaic featuring a tree filled with birds, which was inspired by an Italian artist.
For a couple of homeowners in Corte Madera, CA, their dream was to incorporate a grotto into their pool design, which was accomplished with the help of Martin Brookes and his talented team at Heritage Marble & Tile Inc. in Mill Valley, CA.
Jonathan Stanton is a second-generation tile installer, who currently owns and operates Jonathan Stanton Tile, Inc. in Louisville, KY. He learned most of what he knows from his father, Ralph, a tile artisan who has been running Stanton Tile, a stone’s throw away, for more than 30 years.
While it’s currently summertime, it sure doesn’t feel like it. During a time when we’re supposed to be celebrating our country and freedom, most places are still closed to the public. Beaches are limited, parks aren’t operating under normal circumstances and other outdoor areas just aren’t the same.
As states begin to phase out of shelter-in-place orders and businesses begin to reopen, a lot of people are still hesitant to do things that seemed second nature before this pandemic happened. Life as we know it has seemingly changed, for now at least.
Jkath Design Build + Reinvent is a residential remodeling firm located in St. Paul, MN, which services the Twin Cities and surrounding areas. Jesse Kath founded Jkath Design Build + Reinvent and currently operates the business alongside his wife, Katie, the lead designer, and a team of four talented professionals.
Roberto Colonetti is a well-known professional in the tile and stone industries, and deservedly so. Known for his innovative porcelain techniques, Colonetti refers to himself as a porcelain artist and truly prides himself on pushing artistic boundaries with the material.
A design firm in Salt Lake City, UT, crafted a unique concrete and ceramic tile collection in collaboration with Californian tile manufacturer, Arto Brick, which was used to create an accent wall in a local upscale residence
M3LD is an interior design firm in Salt Lake City, UT, which was realized in 2014 by three friends, Andrea Beecher, Brian Garrett and Jason Frederick. With a focus on residential and commercial design, M3LD also creates artistic furniture, lighting and accessories to incorporate into their projects, and now, concrete and ceramic tiles.
The latest edition of the international fair for ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings was held from February 3 to 7 at Feria Valencia in Valencia, Spain, where it welcomed the largest contingent of visitors since its inception
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on outdoor installations and the importance of surface prep prior to any tile installation. Through various case studies, see what types of installations are possible in the great outdoors. Also make sure to check out two detailed technical focuses by industry professionals and the product showcase, which highlights the newest surface prep products on the market.