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Tile of Spain Kicks Off Their CEU Series in NYC

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain kicked off their 2018 CEU and Material showcase series in New York City with another successful event! In conjunction with NKBA Manhattan, the first program of the year was held at the brand new Royal Green Appliance Center in Tribeca.

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New Tile Ranges at The London Tile Co.

The London Tile Co.

We’ve had a sudden influx of new tile ranges here at The London Tile Co. and we can’t wait to tell you all about them. Whether you’re refreshing your kitchen for summer or planning a bathroom makeover, we have some stunning new ranges. Don’t forget that tiles can be used in any room in your home – they are hardwearing, hygienic and easy to keep clean, making them perfect for hallways, living spaces and even outdoors. Atrium.

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A Recap: 2018 Coverings Tile & Stone Show

Architectural Ceramics

// by Betty Sullivan //. Every year, Architectural Ceramics travels to the Coverings Tile & Stone Show to discover new products, meet new industry allies, and strengthen our vendor & customer relationships.

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Game of Tones

Tile of Spain USA

Architecture is a skillful manipulation of volumes and light that can be likened to the potential that a canvas provides to a painter. Almost all building materials are worthy of being included on the architect’s palette, but it is ceramic tile that takes home the gold as the top material of choice.

What to Expect During Your New Home Walkthrough

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Home inspections are usually part of the process when you’re buying an existing home. If you’re building your home, however, your builder will coordinate any necessary inspections with the city, then schedule a walkthrough with you.

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Selling or Renovating? Blue Bathrooms (Like These) Sell for More Bucks

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re partial to blue, you’re in luck: According to Zillow , blue rooms substantially increase the value of your home. Blue bathrooms top the list, adding up to “$5,400 more than expected to the sale price.”

White Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Your Next Renovations

Trendir Magazine

White is chic, sharp, modern and the perfect color to brighten your bathroom space. If you have been eyeing your next bathroom renovation or are looking for inspiration the following bathroom designs are sure to inspire you to want to change your aesthetics to a more crisp and airy space.

Grouted Geometry

Diary of a Tile Addict

Cava by Living Ceramics. Left: Cava Green with terracotta joints. Right: Cava Beige with Moon white joints. Regular readers of Tile Addict will have noted my comments on the growing use of coloured grout as an integral part of new tile displays at Coverings and other recent international trade shows.

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Dykstra New Sales/Mktg VP at Braxton-Bragg

Stone Update

Brings two decades of experience to supplier of U.S. stone fabricators. Featured Company Insider News

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June Featured Tiles: Gorgeous Grey from Malmo & Panache

The London Tile Co.

Grey used to be associated with drab and dreary decor, but now it has a much more stylish and modern reputation. It’s a great neutral base that suits large and small spaces and goes with most other colours, so you can add and change your accessories if you want a pop of colour. If you still aren’t sure check out our previous blog post by interior designer Clare Phillips who has used grey throughout her stunning new build home.

Here’s Why You’ll Want a Living Green Roof on Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A green roof, also known as a grass roof or living roof, is a growing trend. Architects and designers have cleverly figured out how to put down roots in the most expected of places — over your head! Most rooftops are an eyesore or simply boring.

Beach House Decor That Bring Summer To Your Home All Year Round

Trendir Magazine

If you are lucky enough to own a beach house, then you know the best part is decorating the space to bring the beach vibes directly indoor. However, if you are not as fortunate, there’re different ways you can take your home from “ordinary” to beach house galore.

Integrated Inspiration

Diary of a Tile Addict

Tiles by Mutina. As a long-term champion of ceramic tiles, someone who is convinced that they are the world’s finest surface finish, with unsurpassed technical and aesthetic abilities, if I have had one criticism of ceramic tile manufacturers in the past it is this: they have been too passive.

Saving money with DIY plumbing

Kitchen and Residential Design

As I got ready to write this post I went back to my portfolio on Houzz to see if I had any bathrooms posted there.

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Marmomac Readies for a Big Show

Stone Update

September international stone event sells out exhibition space; producers preview innovations. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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Here’s How to Decorate Your Home From Scratch (It’s Easier Than You Think)

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Are you moving into a new home and starting fresh? Don’t feel overwhelmed! Here are six new home decorating tips when you’re starting from scratch. You’ll see that decorating your new home is fun — and much easier than you think.

Master Bathroom Redecorating Ideas

Trendir Magazine

The master bedroom is one of the most private places of a home, therefore, it deserves to be a show-stopper that makes you want to relax and unwind from your busy day. After all, if you want to create a space that works with your space and showcases your personality.

Interior Trends Report 2018

Diary of a Tile Addict

Porcelain floor tiles from Urbatek in a Pretty Ballerinas shoe store.

Pink Bath

The Perfect Bath

Every now and then I find a bath that resonates with me. The pink bath in this image is one of those “vintage” images that is all too familiar to those of us of a certain age. In fact, when we founded Waterworks 40 years ago, there were countless baths that looked just like this and many were far worse. In 1978, baths were very small and most did not have the luxury of a corner tub. But they did have 4 1/4″ tile, often pink, and nearly always with contrasting trim.

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Natural Stone Institute Awards: July Deadline

Stone Update

Entries for 2018 Pinnacle and Industry Recognition honors needed by July 20. Featured Association Beat News

4 Pool Features You’ll Want for Summer 2018

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Make summer 2018 your best one yet with these pool features. Image: Darren James Interiors Whether your part of the world is cannonballing into summer or gingerly dipping its toe into warmer weather, there’s no denying that things are heating up.

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Interior Tips For Neutral Obsessed Homeowners

Trendir Magazine

There is nothing wrong with being obsessed with neutral hues and having them be the main focus in the room instead of it simply being a contrast color.

Welcoming Wheat

Diary of a Tile Addict

Wheat Blue by Iris Ceramics. Something very short and simple today. I have spent the past few days looking back on the mountain of information I sourced at Cersaie , Cevisama , Revestir and Coverings , seeking out any new designs that had slipped through the net. Wheat Brown by Iris Ceramics.

From Italy to Rubble Tile: Mediterranea’s Loom Collection

Rubble Tile

For the past 30 years, Mediterranea has brought designs from Italy all the way to the U.S. with stunning quality. Using high definition inkjet imaging, they create ceramic & porcelain products that appeal to the American architectural and design communities. With up to 40% of.

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Fireplaces and Other Fire Features from KBDN

JG Kitchens

Do you love fireplaces as much as I do? I have a fireplace in my townhouse living room that I really enjoy using, and plan to have an outdoor fireplace at my next home, as well.

4 Removable Ways to Soundproof Your Apartment

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

These four tips will help you soundproof your apartment without upsetting your landlord. Image: AND Design One of the biggest challenges of renting is the inability to make permanent changes to your space.

How trip planners make you a better lover

Ciao Tile

Why your mission trip never works out the way you plan. Why do people think travel packages are a good idea? Why our world would end if student tours disappeared. Why mom was right about travel insurances. How travel agencies are making the world a better place.

Sensory Structures

Diary of a Tile Addict

Matrice designed for Cedit by BRH+ (Barbara Brondi and Marco Raino?). Today’s post brings together two design strands that have much preoccupied Tile Addict of late: concrete-effect tiles and incised linear patterns picked out in contrasting grout colours.

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Small Kitchen Trends That Help Brighten The Space

Trendir Magazine

Traditionally kitchens tend to come with multiple different areas that we all wish we could improve, some of them have little to no cabinetry, and others have limited space. Having limited space in your kitchen can put a damper on your décor.

Creating Children’s Bedrooms

JG Kitchens

Growing up in Brooklyn, NY, my bedroom was my sanctuary. As a little girl, I had a red and white canopy bed that my father built for me. Later on, it was converted to a bunk bed — not as pretty, but great for sleepovers!


Taylor Swift Is a Secret House Flipper. Check Out Her Mid-Century Modern Listing

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Taylor Swift may be vocal about her love life in her music, but she keeps things quiet when it comes to house flipping. She’s been buying and selling Beverly Hills homes since 2011.

China Quartz Surfaces to Face New Tariffs

Stone Update

Federal panel cites below-value imports of surface goods in 5-0 vote; amounts to be set in July and September. Featured Latest News

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Art Deco Delights

Diary of a Tile Addict

The Art Deco collection from Etruria Design. The Metro tile has been one of the enduring classics of global wall tile design for decades. Leading multiple retailers, like Topps Tiles, report that it remains one of the customer’s favourites.

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Coastal Decorating Ideas That Work In Every Room

Trendir Magazine

Nothing brings a summery, relaxing feel to your home quite like coastal décor. The clean lines, perfectly smooth décor and soft hues tend to come together perfectly for that instant vibe of summer nights. The idea is to have a summer feel all-year-round.