Having a significant impact on South Florida design through inspiration, innovation and good old-fashioned hard work, this year Iberia Tiles celebrates their 40th Anniversary. It is a well-deserved milestone for the “go-to” company that offers customers the highest quality finishes with virtually endless options in porcelain, stone, mosaics and slabs, as well as exclusive distribution rights to some of the best Italian and Spanish porcelain collections from top brands. “We believe in providing value, especially to luxury homeowners, so they can easily identify what differentiates us from the rest,” says CEO Carlos Ferrando. “We have the sincerest gratitude for our clients’ loyalty and trust as we celebrate four decades in business.” The team provides full service to their clients — which include interior designers, general contractors, builders and architects — by providing them with tailored solutions based on the demands of each project. Not content to rest on their current success, they are consistently scouring the globe for the latest surface innovations to stay on the cutting-edge of trends and new materials; IberiaTiles.com.
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.
The Chihuahua breed’s origins are steeped in mystery. It’s widely believed that they are direct descendants of the Techichi — a small dog of Chinese ancestry that dates back to Mayan times. It’s possible that explorers bred the Techichi with a small hairless dog, and the Chihuahua was the result.