Bel Air is by far the wealthiest and most well-known neighborhood within Los Angeles County, CA. Situated in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, about 12 miles west of downtown Los Angeles, the neighborhood features older-style architecture, with some homes that are still standing from the time they were constructed in the early 1920s.
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.
Overlooking the green heart of New York, Central Park Tower is the tallest residential tower in the world. An architectural jewel in glass and satin steel, which stands 1,550 feet high, the tower features 131 floors of apartments, shops, spas and fitness clubs.
At the southern edge of Los Angeles County in California is a wealthy city known as La Cañada Flintridge. Before the city’s incorporation in 1976, it consisted of two distinct communities, La Cañada and Flintridge. La Cañada derives from the Spanish word “cañada,” which translates to ravine or canyon, while Flintridge was named after its developer, former U.S. Senator Frank P. Flint.
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.
Built to the design of SSA, Scandurra Studio Architettura and Zanetti Design Architettura, the first two lots at Cascina Merlata -- four towers and three linear blocks -- create an open residential system, seamlessly connected to the existing urban structure and landscape.
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.
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.
ADU/Garage Conversion is a complete remodel of a large capacity garage, which was completed by local design firm, Modern Granny Flat, in collaboration with Ramiro Losada-Amor and Prismática Architects. It is a space that mutates quickly and constantly and designed to address strategies for innovation, flexibility and possibility of future changes.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on mosaic tile designs and radiant heating. Through various installation case studies and project articles, learn how different types of mosaic tile add unique design touches to residential and commercial spaces. Also, be sure to check out our product showcase, which features the latest innovations in radiant heating technology, as well as our detailed technical focuses that cover the specifics of the evergrowing trend.