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Week of January 18th, 2021 — Our Favorite Projects

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

Swatches Collection from Crossville

Garden State Tile Blog

Swatches wall tile by Crossville offers the ultimate palette for interior vertical surfaces. This powerhouse line is comprised of 16 versatile hues grouped into three color sets that make creating and specifying wall applications simple and fun.

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Ceramics, the Material of Choice for Residential Environments

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic tile has earned notoriety as the top building and surface material when it comes to commercial design, but did you know it has also gained prominence as the material of choice for residential design? Techlam, Slate Ivory.

Playlist of the Week – Fresh Takes

Architectural Ceramics

Week of January 4th, 2020. Happy New Year! We hope you’ve started off your 2021 on a great note filled with positivity and looking ahead to a brighter future for yourself, your family, and everybody else.

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GIO’s Greatest Product Picks of the Year

Giotile

As we close this year, we decided to highlight our top 10 products of ’20! Most of these launched late in 2019 or 2020. As always, feel free to reach out for samples. We are still shipping to any address provided since many of you continue to work remotely.

Using Ceramic Tile in Your Home Office

Why Tile

Whether you’re new to remote work or need to give your home office some new energy, ceramic tile is the workhorse you need for efficient and comfortable workspaces. The Rising Need for Home Offices One-third of U.S.

Tile of Spain Awards 2020

Diary of a Tile Addict

Tile of Spain have announced the winners of The Tile of Spain awards, a competition designed to promote and celebrate the creative use of Spanish ceramics in interior design and architecture.

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Signature Porcelain Tile Surfaces, Made Easy

Rubble Tile

Introducing Rubble Tile’s newest porcelain: the Core Collection by Dutch tilemakers, Mosa. They’re known as innovators in the porcelain tile space, bringing to the market design-forward concepts that are highly eco-friendly and suitable for both residential and commercial spaces.

Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating

Why Tile

Pantone has surprised us this year by choosing not just one color for 2021, but two: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. According to Pantone, Ultimate Gray is representative of dependability and strength.

Ceramics Supporting the New Reality: Healthcare Sector Architecture

Tile of Spain USA

We have learned to change our habits and, similarly, we need to adopt behaviors that involve as little contact between people as possible to deliver the highest levels of hygiene in both our public and private spaces.

Playlist of the Week – Feel Good Music/Cozy Time Vibes

Architectural Ceramics

As we count our blessings shortly after a nice holiday, and prepare for 2021 and it’s promises of “not being as bad as 2020”, take a moment to reflect on what helped you get through the year.

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THREE COLLECTIONS, UNLIMITED DESIGNS: INTRODUCING DESIGN COMPOSITE, DESIGN FORM, AND DESIGN MOTIF

Garden State Tile Blog

An extension of the popular Design Positive collection, Garden State Tile introduces Design Composite, Design Form, and Design Motif. Three new harmonious collections that recall the look of terrazzo, hand-worked concrete, and the patterns of classic cement tiles all revisited in a modern key.

India Stone Event Postponed Until November

Stone Update

Jaipur event originally scheduled to open next month. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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Client Feature: Andrea Schumacher Interiors

Decorative Materials

There’s something truly magical about Andrea Schumacher’s ability to pair her clients' vision with her iconic style. This is always evident when her work, which consistently produces the industry’s most imaginative aesthetics.

Colorful Bathroom Floor Tile Ideas

Why Tile

Looking for fun flooring ideas for your bathroom? Colorful bathroom floor tile is just the pick-me-up we need to inspire our days, with options that span the rainbow and creative multicolor designs, as well.

Week of December 28th, 2020 – Top 5 of the Year

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Year. As we count down the final days of 2020, a year that was certainly one for the history books, let’s take a moment to go back through the year via our top 5 design posts, and highlight some of our favorites from the last 12 months!

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Architecture Design Trends to Watch Out for in 2021

The Cement Tile

Minimalism. Architect: Taryn Bones, Photographer: Joyelle West Photography, ALittleOffCenter – Olympic. Minimalism describes an architectural style that keeps things as straightforward and simple as possible, with a minimum of decor.

Radio Stone Update -- January 13, 2021

Stone Update

Currency-manipulation charges could lead to U.S. tariff on Vietnam surfaces; more. Featured Episodes Radio Stone Update

Minnesota’s Newest Ceramic Tile, Habitat, is a Natural Choice for Any Project

Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile is thrilled announce the arrival of our newest ceramic tile collection, Habitat. Brought to you by the tilemakers at Adex USA, Habitat offers a handmade, hand-glazed look with natural glaze variation at a surprisingly budget-friendly price point. The Habitat Collection at.

Scott's Liquid Gold and me

Kitchen and Residential Design

A couple of weeks ago, I received a box of product samples from Scott's Liquid Gold Wood Care. Although it's a product I use and recommend already, I am being compensated for this post.

Week of January 11th, 2021 – Office Innovations & Core Values

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Happy New Year! Although already almost two weeks into 2021, we can’t stop celebrating the end of 2020.

Architectural Design Trends to Watch Out for in 2021

The Cement Tile

2020 has been a challenging year for a lot of people, but with the coming new year, there’s light at the end of the tunnel. With everyone looking to the next stage as we come out of the pandemic, it’s time to check out what architectural trends the future will bring.

Radio Stone Update -- January 13, 2020

Stone Update

Currency-manipulation charges could lead to U.S. tariff on Vietnam surfaces; more. Featured Episodes Radio Stone Update

Eight Bathroom Design Trends for 2021

JG Kitchens

Here are eight trends to look for in residential bathrooms this year from four different sources (Pinterest, Houzz, Ferguson and the NKBA) via my latest Forbes.com coverage.

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Ep 066: Architects and Sketching

Life of an Architect

There is a nostalgia associated with architects and sketching but is it still an integral part of the design process anymore? The post Ep 066: Architects and Sketching first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 066: Architects and Sketching at Life of an Architect.

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Week of January 4th, 2021 – Fresh Takes, New Trends in 2021

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Happy New Year! In what was arguably one of the most historical years in recent decades, 2020 was filled with unexpected changes that made it one for the history books.

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Roads Investment to Open Up Major Gas Project in the Northern Territory

The A to Z of Building

The Coalition Government is taking further steps to fast track the enormous economic benefits of the Beetaloo Basin with the announcement of the Northern Territory’s Gas Industry Roads Upgrades

Radio Stone Update -- 2020 in Review

Stone Update

The top stories of a topsy-turvy year. Featured Episodes Radio Stone Update

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The Wellness Design Considerations Of Pantone’s 2021 Colors Of The Year

JG Kitchens

Some colors create feelings of calm. Others spur energy. Which one would you prefer for your bedroom or your baby's nursery? That's why colors matter, and why I occasionally weigh in on them.

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My Favorite Architecture Books – 2020

Life of an Architect

I wanted to share with others the books I am buying, or the ones I own and enjoy since I so rarely write any blog posts about my favorite architectural books in my collection. The post My Favorite Architecture Books – 2020 first appeared on Life of an Architect.

Week of December 21st, 2020 – Cabins and Fireplace Design Inspirations

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Celebrating the first day of winter, December 21 st , we thought it would be fitting to dive into some design inspirations revolving around cozy cabins and warm fireplaces.

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New Brochure on Benefits of Plastic Pipes Now Available

The A to Z of Building

Contractors, specifiers and architects throughout Europe increasingly appreciate plastics as the material of choice for pipe systems to solve today’s challenges. In support of this, a new

Online Stone Resource Library Grows

Stone Update

Natural Stone Institute adds 16 Q&A articles by Chuck Muehlbauer. Featured Association Beat News

The Benefits of Hands-Free Products

JG Kitchens

If your household has members besides yourself, (particularly members who work outside the home or are attending in-person classes), my latest article for Design Milk on adding hands-free features like faucets and light fixtures can be helpful in keeping everyone healthier this cold and flu season.

Studio Lessons 101: Architectural Precedents

Life of an Architect

One of the many activities undertaken in architecture school is the study of Architectural Precedents. While I am may not be convinced of the outcomes, I do believe in their value. The post Studio Lessons 101: Architectural Precedents first appeared on Life of an Architect.

Playlist of the Week — Work From Home

Architectural Ceramics

Week of January 11th, 2020. Following our top 5 design all about the future of offices and what the workplace might look like following the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw it fitting to provide to you our favorite music we’ve curated while spending many hours at the home desk.

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Hope’s® One55™ Series Expanded to Include Doors and Operable Windows with Thermal Evolution™ Technology

The A to Z of Building

Hope’s Windows, Inc., the nation’s leading and most experienced manufacturer of custom-designed, solid hot-rolled steel and solid bronze window and door systems, announces the addition of