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.
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.
More than 30 different types of porcelain, glass and natural stone tile was utilized to decorate the new Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, TX
June 7, 2020
The new Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center is located on the Texas A&M University campus, directly across from Kyle Field stadium. The 8-story, 252,000-square-foot hotel and conference center officially opened in August 2018.
Tile trends are constantly evolving. New colorways, patterns, textures and formats are being introduced each year, which give designers more inspiration and motivation to utilize tile products in their projects. Tile manufacturers are also working hard to craft innovative, unique designs to cater to every type of space.
Most hotels in Las Vegas are over the top. From the elaborate designs of ground-level casinos to the intricate details throughout various public areas and guestrooms, each property has its own pizazz. It is Las Vegas, after all, where no idea is too big or too small.
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.
Coverings 2012 -- held last month at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL -- did not disappoint with its numerous displays of tile introductions. The diverse array of product lines ranged from large-format porcelain to wood-look tiles to glass mosaics. Here is just a glimpse of the latest developments that were showcased:
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.