In this issue of TILE Magazine, see the latest Contractor Spotlight with Dirk Sullivan, owner of Hawthorne Tile, read about the challenges of sustainability and workplace safety in the tile industry, see the latest product showcase, and much more!
In this edition, we sat down with Dirk Sullivan, owner of Hawthorne Tile in Portland, OR. Sullivan is currently the only NTCA Five Star Contractor in the Northwest. He serves on NTCA’s Board of Directors, and is also part of NTCA’s membership and training and education committees.
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.
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.
Pinewood Forest is a 234-acre, mixed-use development that is currently under construction in Fayetteville, GA. It doesn’t define itself as a subdivision of homes or residential development, but rather a “new town for the next generation.
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.
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.
An innovative ceiling system from Hunter Douglas, used vertically as a wall system, was accented by LED lighting and ceramic tile to provide a relaxing environment for students in the new student commons on Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus (NOTL) in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
A couple of years ago, Niagara College in Ontario, Canada invested tens of millions of dollars in renovating and redesigning its two campuses — Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL) and Welland (WC) — to make the college experience more appealing for students with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities.
Crystalline silica has always been an issue in the tile world, as well as the natural stone industry. Very small dust particles are produced. These tiny particles, known as respirable particles, can travel deep into workers’ lungs over time and cause various health issues.
Showcasing the latest in underlayment/membrane product technology and trends. This month we look at products from: Ardex, Custom Building Products, Helix Professional Tools, HPS Schönox, Laticrete, MAPEI, Montolit, Pearl Abrasive, Progress Profiles, Prova Products, Rubi, Sika Corporation, Schluter, Tenax, US Hammer, and Wagner Meters.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we spoke with various professionals in the industry about Gauged Porcelain Tile Panels/Slabs (GPTP) and what the future holds for the innovative, trending products. One of the issue’s installation case studies, “An Attention-Grabbing Design,” features these larger-than-life products in a residential setting, highlighting their advantages. Also make sure to check out our Contractor Spotlight with Ken Ballin, owner of Skyro Floors in New Jersey, and much more!