Highlights from Coverings 2016

Coverings is an international trade fair and expo dedicated to showcasing ceramic tile and natural stone. It has grown to be the largest and most important show of its kind in the U.S., featuring exhibitors from more than 40 countries and attracting thousands of...

Impeccable Detail

While strolling through the streets of London recently looking for the latest and greatest retail and hospitality venues, some colleagues and I stumbled upon the doors of a hidden gem, Tsunami Kitchens. Their mantra is “life.style.” and style they deliver in the most...

Caesarstone Quartz

Not a new product, but The Library now has a new binder of Caesarstone from the folks at Stone Design.  A fewture of this collection is that they have 6 recycled content colors available.  With the durability of quartz and all the advantages of granite, this is a...

Commodes? EnviroMode!

One of The Lab’s contributors, The ResourceDiva is out on the road this week talking about trends and what’s new.  She wrote in to comment that the folks she is with this week were very interested in a product that we’ve used that is made out of made...

Precious Gems

Brilliant precious stones from around the world are available from our friend Jill at Cincinnati-based The PLI Group.  PLI also has many different surfacing materials available including porcelain from Portobello. PLI offers millwork fabrication, custom cutting and...