Professionals who can set evenly spaced, lippage-free tile take pride in their work — and they should. Professional results come from many years of accidentally kicking over your spacer bucket, irritatingly scattering knee shrapnel all over your workspace.
Surfaces by Cotto d’Este have been selected to cover the external facades of the new Fastweb Headquarters, a project by the architecture firm ACPV, Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel. The building is the protagonist of the ambitious Symbiosis project, a new business district characterized by imposing buildings and maximum eco-sustainability constructions.
In today’s market, tile installers have numerous options when looking for tile backer boards — cement, gypsum, magnesium, as well as drywall plaster board or wood products — each with its own set of features and benefits.
Houston Street is a major east-west thoroughfare in downtown Manhattan, which runs crosstown across the full width of the island, from Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive and East River Park on the East River to Pier 40 and West Street on the Hudson River.
Near the end of 2017, UCLA sought to renovate its Botany Building, which is home to the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department. Thanks to an initial $5 million donation from alumnus Morton La Kretz, followed by an additional $15 million donation last year, the ongoing renovation was made possible.
Every day, thousands of individuals wake up and prepare for work at the shop or on the jobsite. Many times, they are heading out to tear out and install a beautiful new tiled residential bathroom, or perhaps they are going to finish off that 2,000-square-foot luxury hotel lobby.
Encino is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, CA. The wealthy area features an Spanish- and contemporary-style design, according to Jamie Rezaie, managing partner at DI Group Inc. in Beverly Hills, CA, who recently designed an expansive home there.
Surface preparation includes many products and methods like self-leveling underlayments, mortar beds, waterproofing/crack isolation membranes, patching and repair products, moisture mitigation membranes, crack repair, diamond grinding, shot blasting and scarification, to name a few.
The Rainbow Recreation Center in Oakland, CA, serves the East Oakland community with recreational activities for all ages. In March, the 40-year-old center began an extensive renovation project to replace most of the facility and add new features, which was recently completed.
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.