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Whimsical Mosaics by Cean Irminger

As The Tile Turns

"Whimsical" really is the best word to describe the Kiddo Collection of custom mosaic tile designs by Cean Irminger for New Ravenna. There are no boring swaths of uniform mosaic tiles to be found here. Instead, Irminger has created intricate tile patterns that are stunningly unique.

Awesome Vintage Campers and Camper Van Decor for Your Next Road Trip

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Why not camp out or road trip this summer in one of the coolest vintage campers around? Airstream camper vans are hot and can still be found for a good bargain if you’re willing to put in a little work — and even add some stylish camper van decor.

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Addressing Lippage in Large Format Tiles

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

The tile and stone industry is constantly evolving to keep pace with new innovations and trends in the marketplace. One of these recent trends has been the development of large format tiles.

Austin Architectural Lunch & Learn presented by Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain was one of the featured speakers at the Facades+ AM Austin conference presented July 18 th by Architects Newspaper.

Installing External Porcelain Tiles With PorcelQuick Adpeds

The London Tile Co.

Traditionally the most popular materials for patios have been natural stone and concrete slabs for many years, but recently porcelain has seen a huge increase.

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Tear Sheet Tuesday: Creative Closet Design Tips

Kitchens for Living

It’s time for another Tear Sheet Tuesday where the tears are never sad, just the basis for inspiration. Today’s tears are a collage of sorts.

Sunday Brunch: Black Bean Huevos Rancheros Recipe


Who doesn’t love a delicious huevos rancheros recipe ? To be exact a brunch recipe that you can never go wrong with. I am originally from Colorado and being from the southwest makes me a natural native to Mexican-inspired food.

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Just Moved? Here’s How to Incorporate Existing Furniture Into a New Space

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Reusing your design elements after a move is possible. Image: Godrich Interiors For many, moving feels like an excuse to go on a serious design binge.

The Best 79¢ You're Going to Spend on Your Home This Year

Apartment Therapy

Desert Magic in a Renovated Joshua Tree House. Image credit: Marisa Vitale ). If you weren't already hip to IKEA's TEKLA dishtowel, now's the time to smarten up. A longtime favorite of bloggers, designers, and shoppers alike, this 79-cent wonder has a serious cult following for a reason.

9 Great Bathroom Trend Ideas

JG Kitchens

This week’s Ninth Anniversary Pinterest board celebrates 9 Great Bathroom Trend Ideas. As regular Gold Notes readers know, I don’t spend too much time fussing about the latest finish or color trend. Those change every year or so, whereas your bathroom will be around for a decade or more.

Dimensional Stacked Ledger Panels

Garden State Tile Blog

Coming soon to Garden State Tile are porcelain stoneware Ledger Panels for walls! Eight color options will be available — four natural stone looks and four awesome woods. We anticipate the Ledgers to be here and in stock before August!

Happy Friday! Really!

KB Culture

But enough about Sean Spicer's just-now-former job. Lordy, we live in a fast-paced world. No sooner had I lined up a Russia-referencing post for Flashback Friday, than bigly news broke about the shake-up in the White House press office.

One Reason to Renew: Staying Put Can Save Renters Thousands of Dollars a Year, New Study Says

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Marisa Vitale ). Your landlord just sent a lease renewal form, but you're not sure you want to sign it again this year.

Before & After Villa Park Kitchen Remodel

Burgin Construction

The Evanow Family longed for an open Kitchen and Dining space that provided plenty of space to move and gather around, prepare meals, and enjoy the heart of their home. There was just one major problem…a single load-bearing post.

Simple yet Lovely Ideas for a White Room

Trendir Magazine

Modern, chic, elegant and classic are the best words to describe the color white when it comes to interior designing. Whether you seek to have a specific style such as modern chic or minimal and put together the options are truly endless when you are working with a palette that is mostly white.

Wash and Dry

KB Culture

Part lounge, part tub, this design is lulling me into a restful state just by looking at it. It's a 'statement' bathtub, sure, but its low profile and controlled lines speak quietly. That's a trait I'd like to see more of in fixture design.

30 Back-to-School Homework Spaces and Study Room Ideas You’ll Love

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re having trouble getting your kids to do homework, check out these cool study room ideas. Maybe all you need to kick-start your kid’s study habits is a change of scenery!

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3 Smart Ways to Make the Most of Your Kitchen Counters — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Courtesy Jessica McClendon ). From Kitchn → 3 Smart Ways to Make the Most of Kitchen Corners. READ MORE

Live Your Colors with Modwalls Tile

Making Tile Modern

Summer vibes: Lush Linen mid mod open weave Linen cloth look colored texture on white glass tile. Over 30 color choices and color you want and unlimited size. Custom made to order. freshtile #colorsyoucrave #moderntile #homedecor #midcenturymodern.

15 Tile Showers To Fashion Your Revamp After

Trendir Magazine

Tile showers have a certain bit of luxury attached to their design. And fortunately enough, they’re easy than you think to design and create. You just have to have the right bit of inspiration to get your vision started.

Clean[ing] Machine

KB Culture

I know: This looks like a computer mouse has been dropped in the sink. But the Dolfi ultrasonic washing device is specifically designed for submersion.

Tree House in Cape Town Makes for Peaceful Hideaway

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The creative team at Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design was challenged to design a nature hideaway in Cape Town, South Africa. This modern tree house with glass and western red cedar finishes has an iconic shape that maximizes views of the site.

Perfect Lighting For Small Spaces: Swing-Arm Wall Sconces Under $200 — Annual Guide 2017

Apartment Therapy

CB2's Swing Arm Brass Wall Sconce, $89.95. Image credit: CB2 ). If you've been searching for a fresh way to bring more lighting into your home that won't take up a ton of space, consider the perks of swing-arm wall sconces.

Live Your Colors with Modwalls Tile

Making Tile Modern

“Wakey wakey walls…!” ” This fun color blend is made with our Kiln American made ceramic tile in a mod 2×8 size. Many shapes and sizes and 75 colors from which to choose. madeinusa #ceramictiles #liveyourcolors #walltilewednesday #colorwins #homedecor.

The Writing is on the Wall - Crossville's New Wall Tile Handwritten

ISC Surfaces

Private Affair in a Gothic Picket Post Card 3x6 and 3x12 Gloss, Gold Leaf 3x6 and 1/2x6 Arrow Liner Gloss Create your own signature style with Crossville’s new wall line, Handwritten. Designed to look handmade, Handwritten offers a sophisticated color palette and elegant sizes.

5 Easy Outdoor Decor Rules To Try this Season


Is your outdoor decor in need of an upgrade this season? On a gorgeous summer or spring day, there is nothing as luxurious as breathing in the fresh air and enjoying the sunshine from your own home.

Going Down the Rabbit Hole

Life of an Architect

I like to talk – to the point where I am consciously aware that I am bothering the people around me … and yet I continue. As a mitigating consideration, (fingers crossed) I don’t think I’m boring.


My Best Trick for Saving Money at the Grocery Store — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Emma Christensen ). From Kitchn → My Best Trick for Saving Money (and Shopping Healthfully) at the Grocery Store. READ MORE


Nanoindentation can Benefit Crystals in Concrete, Reveal Rice University Researchers

The A to Z of Building

Researchers from Rice University have determined that no matter how small or large a tobermorite is, it will react to loading forces precisely in the same way. However, the strength of tobermorite

Ignite The Night With These 15 Brass Chandeliers

Trendir Magazine

Whether it’s the foyer or the dining room, it’s okay to add an extra bit of “fancy” to your home. Ignite the night with these 20 brass chandeliers. Big and small, there’s something for any size space below.

DIY Summer Idea: How to Build Arbor for your Backyard


Think of adding an arbor for your backyard? Looking for a way to make an architectural statement in your outdoor home ? Also known as a pergola, an arbor is a great addition to your outdoor design.

The Best Architectural Instagram Feeds – 2017

Life of an Architect

There are few things that I will admit to having a borderline unhealthy passion about … a brand new sharpie pen, floating in the pool with a cold drink, and the second-to-last time walking through a project I designed.

10 Easy Pieces: Rattan Decor is the Essence of Bohemian Chic Living — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Apartment Therapy

House Tour: A Beautiful Bohemian Blend in a Providence Rental. Image credit: Amber Hakim ). Rattan is all the rage again. If you're picturing the wicker decor of the Golden Girls , think again. To capture the bohemian vibes of the 1970's, keep the vintage pieces curated and cool.

Leeds Scientists Develop New Method to Measure Strength of Concrete Using Light

The A to Z of Building

Scientists from University of Leeds have used the principles of light to find a new way to measure the strength of modern types of concrete – providing the construction industry a better way to