TILE Magazine: Vol. 13, № 1 (January / February 2016)

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Distressed tile nishes continue to grow in popularity. Whether the preference is for a wood, stone or cement look, there is a product to satisfy every design request.
M S International, Inc.'s Salvage collection, which authentically reproduces the grain, texture and color of reclaimed wood, is only one example of the numerous collections available today. The 6- x 40-inch non-recti ed porcelain tiles mirror the length of traditional wood planks, providing countless installation options. Learn more about the latest distressed nishes in the Trend Report, beginning on page 28 in this issue of TILE.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 23, № 1 (Winter 2016)

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Hill Country limestone played a significant role in creating the aesthetic of a Tuscan farmhouse for a private residence in Boerne, TX. According to the homeowner, the native limestone, which was cut into random sizes, was chosen for its locale and because it best matched the stone from the Val D'Orcia region of Tuscany. Photo courtesy of 360 Architecture. Story begins on page 34.