For interior designer Alena Capra of Alena Capra Designs in Fort Lauderdale, FL, combining porcelain tile and natural stone in her projects is what she genuinely enjoys to do. “The result is beautiful,” she said when describing an apartment in New York City that she recently renovated.
Piero Fornasetti was a versatile Italian artist known for his eclectic works. Deemed one of the most prolific figures of the 20th century, Fornasetti collaborated with a range of other artists from the 1930s to 1980s to create various artworks, from engravings to furniture.
When renovating an upscale residence in Portland, OR, installers implemented ceramic tile designs on the walls, two intricate marble mosaics on the floors and an underfloor heating system in the main bathrooms
Southwest Hills is an upscale residential neighborhood in Portland, OR. For one residence within the exclusive area, a couple of homeowners opted for a new take on his-and-hers bathrooms when renovating their 1908 home.
Everyone is always on the go. Nothing is truer here in New Jersey, where it feels like you can’t even stop for a second to breathe without getting yelled at, bumped into or honked at. No matter where you are, people are always trying to get somewhere as quickly and as pain-free as possible — that one thing is evident.
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.
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.
Gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs (GPTP) are gaining a lot of traction in the tile and stone industries as of late. The large-format materials, which are technically defined as tiles measuring 1 x 1 meter (40 x 40 inches) or larger, have been creating a lot of buzz in the marketplace lately.
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.