Tag: artistic terrazzo

Terrazzo and Basketball: A Match Made in Winter

Terrazzo and Basketball: A Match Made in WinterFiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI Winter is the perfect time for basketball. But wintertime can be tough on floors where many people track in melting snow and ice on boots and shoes. When the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks wanted to build a new arena, the owners opted for terrazzo flooring, [...]

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Gateway Arch Museum Stands on Multi-Level Terrazzo Floors

Gateway Arch Museum Stands on Multi-Level Terrazzo FloorsGateway Arch, St. Louis, MO The Gateway Arch National Park Museum and Visitor Center is a soaring symbol that manifests the starting point of westward expansion. The mezzanine level floor incorporates the perfect image to match the Arch's grandeur: a map of the United States depicting the major [...]

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Terrazzo Contributes to the Magic

Terrazzo Contributes to the MagicChicago Magic Lounge, Chicago, IL Illusion is the essence of magic, and the terrazzo floor at the Chicago Magic Lounge, with its 3D stack block pattern, plays to that sense with an M.C. Escher visual illusion. Guests enter a faux-speakeasy entrance with a vinyl floor that transitions to terrazzo when entering [...]

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Terrazzo Reflects School’s Bright Mission

The architects at MoDE Architects already had many colors in mind at the very beginning of the project to build the new ASPIRA of Illinois Business and Finance High School. After spending a short time in the John Caretti showroom, all seven colors and the aggregates were chosen quickly. The school, located in the Logan […]

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Terrazzo Creates Perfect Chemistry Between Science and Art

More often than not, science and art are seen as opposite sides of the spectrum. Logic versus creativity. Reality versus imagination. Right brain versus left brain. But if you take a look at the remarkable terrazzo floors in the Richard and Barbara Silverman Hall for Molecular Therapeutics and Diagnostics, you will find that one without the other is impossible. The […]

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Terrazzo Provides a Bright Welcome That Will Never Fade

Linking America’s heartland to international crossroads, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport serves as a hub for the blending of the many different curiosities, cultures, traditions, and future possibilities of more than 12 million travelers a year. During a recent remodel, one objective was to create a brighter environment for these millions of travelers. Taking a creative approach to the update, a design competition […]

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There’s Nothing Normal About Uptown Station

You’d be wrong to refer to Uptown Station in Normal, Ill., as a train station. Yes, it is the second-busiest Amtrak station in Illinois, right behind Chicago, servicing more than 200,000 passengers a year. But it is also a centralized hub for those traveling via plane, bus, car, and bike. It’s also the town of […]

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Terrazzo Artistry in Cleveland Airport

What better place to showcase the work of local Cleveland artists than a place where more than 11 million people visit every year? And what better material to bring those artistic visions to life than terrazzo? The city of Cleveland has done just that. Through the CLE Terrazzo Art Project, it has transformed the Cleveland […]

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Terrazzo Adds a Tasteful Touch to New Ohio Facility

MANE Inc., a France-based corporation specializing in flavors, fragrances, and ingredients, recently constructed a brand-new manufacturing facility in Lebanon, Ohio. MANE wanted floors that were stylish, sterile, and sustainable. Those preferences narrowed it down to one choice: terrazzo. For the new construction project, Hixson handled the design of the terrazzo flooring in the lobby, cafeteria, […]

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Terrazzo Breathes Life into New Chicago Children’s Hospital

  Terrazzo has many remarkable qualities, but therapeutic is not usually at the top of the list. That might change, thanks to terrazzo’s soothing presence throughout the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. On the 11th floor of the 23-story, $855 million hospital, there’s a space where young patients can roam, […]

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