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Tile of Spain Companies Prepare for CEVISAMA 2019

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain companies are heading to Valencia for the 37 th edition of CEVISAMA ! The annual international trade show will take place from January 28 th to February 1 st 2019 at Feria Valencia.

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Krylon’s 2019 Color of the Year: Gloss Gum Drop

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Krylon, a brand of Sherwin-Williams, just announced its 2019 color trends and its color of the year, a lush purple named Gloss Gum Drop. In addition to announcing Gloss Gum Drop, Sherwin-Williams already revealed the Valspar + HGTV Home 2019 color trends.

Tile Tour: A Master Bathroom Decked in White

Architectural Ceramics

Fresh white snow on Christmas morning, bright white lights strung over bustling streets, or white champagne bubbles on New Year’s — What classic imagery comes to mind when you think about the holidays?

Unfinished Doesn’t Mean Unrefined

As The Tile Turns

Forget everything you know about what makes tiles beautiful. Yes, ornate glazes and sophisticated edges can be stunning, but there is something oddly comforting about an unfinished, even worn look. Tile Trends

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Arizona Tile Fourth Quarter Press Release 2018

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

John Huarte, University of Notre Dame Alumni, Gives Back. It is no secret that Arizona Tile founder, John Huarte, has strong and lasting ties with his alma mater.

Traditional House in Spain Incorporates a Contemporary Layout

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The creative team behind Dom Arquitectura completed this House in la Cerdanya. An inspiring traditional house in Spain, it blends classic elements with contemporary living. The residence neighbors a beautiful natural park and takes advantage of the surrounding valley.

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At The Core of Ceramics

Tile of Spain USA

The architecture and design world is witnessing a resurgence of the fundamental nature of ceramics.

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Artistry on Display

As The Tile Turns

Tile is more than a floor or wall covering. Yes, it serves a functional purpose, but it can accomplish so much more. From sophisticated to adventurous, tile can evoke a range of emotions. And with a combination of artistic skill and modern technology, tile can take on a personality all its own.

How To Add Texture Right Where You Need It

Trendir Magazine

If you have been following us for a while, then you know one of the best ways to add character to a room is by adding textured pieces. Furthermore, texture is great because it brings a cozy touch with a twist of chic.

15 Bathrooms That Will Make You Fall in Love With Penny Tile

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Penny tile can give any bathroom a polished look. Image: Hisbalit. Tile in the bathroom might sound as original as florals for spring. But like any good floral print, the wow factor of the tile all comes down to the one you choose. Don’t be square!

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Introducing the 2019 Passport to Creativity Attendees

Tile of Spain USA

A talented group of designers, architects and journalists are headed on a free trip to Spain this month thanks to the annual Tile of Spain “ Passport to Creativity ” tour.

January Featured Tiles: Atrium & Dubai

The London Tile Co.

Happy New Year! We’re excited to get started with 2019 and of course we are kicking off with our newest Featured Tiles. This month you can save 20% on the stunning Atrium and Dubai ranges. Atrium. For an ultra-modern look in your home choose the Atrium range of large format cement effect tiles.

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2019: What’s New at Habitus!

The Habitus Collection

New Product; Gem Glass Slabs for all vertical and horizontal surfaces! Gem Collection , is a combination of special techniques and processes which creates glass sheets that capture the timeless and limitless beauty of precious stones, lava rock, as well as dream landscapes.

Top 2019 furniture trends to consider when you’re redecorating your home

Trendir Magazine

With the new year here and ready to be conquered it is time to take a dive into furniture trends for 2019. We don’t know what it is but there is something about the new year that makes us want to declutter, reorganize and upgrade the home.

5 Ways to Get a Calm Home for 2019

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re looking for a worthy new year’s resolution, then try this idea: designing a calm home for 2019. It’s a great resolution because it has an easy end goal in sight. You make some adjustments to your home, and then you can enjoy the benefits of the resolution for the rest of the year.

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Sims-Lohman Adds Two Ohio Locations

Stone Update

National provider of countertops acquires Canton Cut Stone and Cleveland Cut Stone (CTS) in early January. Featured Company Insider News


Ceramics of Italy

Another success – this time international – for the SHELF project, the porcelain stoneware shelf designed by designer Paolo Benevelli for Ceramiche Coem. Already winner of the ADI Ceramics & Bathroom Design Award 2017 , then selected for ADI Design Index 2018 , it has now won the Good Design ® Awards 2018, the industrial design prize awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and promoted by the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

Pratt & Larson’s New, Linear-Pattern Tile Collection at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

It’s the new year now, and our resolution in 2019 is to continue bringing you the best of everything when it comes to tile. That means showing you the latest and greatest designs and collections, but it doesn’t mean we have to do away with.

Black And White Rooms That Feel Almost Too Good To Be True

Trendir Magazine

Whether you are a lover of all things color or you prefer a more muted approach, having a black and white palette is classic and elegant while still being timeless. With that being said, we are taking this color palette to the next level by reinforcing how beautiful a black and white room can be.

These Bathtubs Will Make You Want to Soak for Hours

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

While most people prefer to take showers, there’s something about being able to soak in a bathtub that’s downright therapeutic. You can just sit and relax in a tub in a way that’s not possible when you take a shower. Being submerged in water can actually relieve stress and soothe aching muscles.

Natural Stone Institute: On-Floor TISE Education

Stone Update

Programs offered in the industry organization’s booth during next week’s show in Las Vegas. Featured Association Beat News

Fishman Flooring Solutions Celebrates 100 Years of Business Success in 2019

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

BALTIMORE, MD., January 7, 2019 – Fishman Flooring Solutions, a leading distributor of flooring and flooring installation products, will celebrate 100 years of continuous business success in the distribution industry in 2019.

What’s New In the Kitchen 2019

Kitchens for Living

Time to take the pulse of the kitchen industry, take stock and see today's options if you're planning to kitchen UP in 2019. The post What’s New In the Kitchen 2019 appeared first on Artful Kitchens.

Blush pink accents that are completely taking over the design world

Trendir Magazine

Blush pink has become such a hit in fashion that it has spilled over to home design as well. However, incorporating this soft neutral with a feminine twist can be a bit tricky.

I’m Nine Years Old – Old Age

Life of an Architect

As party week comes to its conclusion, we look at the final year – 2018 – and acknowledge that Life of an Architect is now an old man. Life of an Architect – Year Nine (2018) Year nine in most ways was just like year’s seven and eight.

Braxton-Bragg: Win Big in Vegas

Stone Update

Company celebrates 25th anniversary at TISE with $25,000. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events


How to Start Planning a New Kitchen 101

Kitchens for Living

If your new kitchen is going to be an expression of who you are and how you live it’s helpful to have a little inspiration. One of the things I frequently mention is the benefit of something I call “kitchen scrapbooking”. The post How to Start Planning a New Kitchen 101 appeared first on Artful Kitchens.

Modern Cabinet Ideas Every Minimalist Will Love

Trendir Magazine

Cabinetry has always been a part of kitchen décor so much so that they have become a staple for multiple years. However, even the staples of a room need an upgrade once in a while, which is where modern cabinets come into play.

Shipping Container Homes: Cargotecture Pros and Cons

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Shipping container homes might seem like a New Age option, but purchasing a DIY home isn’t as rare as you might think. In fact, Sears sold entire home kits to would-be homeowners in the early 1900s.

016: Architecture in the Real World

Life of an Architect

Pull up a chair, order your favorite drink, and let me tell you about architecture in the “ real ” world. I thought I would try to make this an upbeat article but as I sit down to write it, I’m not so sure how successful a job I am going to do (good thing we’re drinking here, right?)

The Design Event of 2019: Design Influencers Conference

The Ace of Space

The Design industry is constantly evolving and so are opportunities for us to connect with other designers, influencers, design social media practitioners, leading design brands, and interior design industry leaders.

New Engineering Technique Could Improve the Safety of Buildings and Bridges During Earthquakes

The A to Z of Building

One of the strongest materials in the world is Pearlite or Pearlitic steel, which can be made into thin and long wires. Pearlite’s strength enables it to endure very heavy weight; however, its


Everything You Need To Know About Coastal Décor

Trendir Magazine

There is just something about feeling the grittiness of the sand between your toes and smelling the salt water in the air that seems to bring peace to the mind and soul. Nevertheless, we all know during the winter that may not be possible.

Production Builders vs. Custom Builders: Which is Right for You?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Making the decision to build your own home means dedicating at least a few months to the process. Some builds seem to go perfectly, while others have a few bumps along the way. The type of builder you choose could make all the difference.

I’m Nine Years Old – The Teenage Years

Life of an Architect

Happy Birthday to me … and by “me”, I mean this website, Life of an Architect. On January 14th, 2010 my life was irrevocably changed, mostly for the better, when I decided to start a blog site and start talking about what it meant to be, and work with, an architect.

New Owner for Creative Edge Master Shop

Stone Update

Founder Jim Belilove will remain as principal with pioneering waterjet custom-cutting company. Featured Company Insider News


Sakrete Introduces Innovative New Technology and Product Line for Contractors at World of Concrete

The A to Z of Building

Sakrete®, a leader in concrete, concrete-related products and technical support, is introducing its new product line, Pro-Mix™, at World of Concrete in Las Vegas. Sakrete’s Pro-Mix