Trending Articles

Meet the 2022 Passport to Creativity Attendees

Tile of Spain USA

Next month, Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 100 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) will be heading back to Spain for its annual “Passport to Creativity” Tour.

130
130

Art Gives Potential, Personalized Wellness Boost To Home Interiors

JG Kitchens

Art helps make a house a home. It also has therapeutic value, as one of my sources, president of the American Art Therapy Association shared in my latest piece.

130
130
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Why You Might Want Air Sous Vide Capability In Your Next Cooking Appliance

JG Kitchens

What is the next wellness-focused cooking trend? Might it be air sous vide? Air what? What is this new twist on the cooking show favorite — and might it be something to consider for your home?

190
190

An Ode to Nature

Tile of Spain USA

Nature-inspired motifs and finishes are a timeless and ever-evolving trend—consistently being incorporated into interior designs and spaces. Ceramic collections have also been inspired by this trend and have easily adapted to appeal to this natural style.

180
180

Where Is The Best Place To Buy Tile?

How to Floor Tile

For Starters, Floor and Decor Why Floor and Decor? because they have a huge selection to choose from in just about any style and price range necessary. They have a large selection of Design Elements and trim available to solve many of the toughest materials to work with.

130
130

Getting Back to the Office: Revisiting the Resimercial Design Trend

Giotile

Back in 2018, we published a blog about the rise of resimercial design (the trend of bringing home-like comforts into the workplace).

79

The Heart of Heath Ceramics

Diary of a Tile Addict

Since 1948 Heath Ceramics have been serving up American made glazed goodies in California. Originally a small-scale pottery ran by Edith & Brian Heath, Heath Ceramics opened its first factory in Sausalito in 1959 and welcomed tile production eight years later. Photo credit: Bruce Damonte.

79

More Trending

Spanish Companies Present Trends and Innovations at Coverings 2022

Tile of Spain USA

The best of Spanish design and innovation was presented at Coverings 2022, North America’s largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference, held April 5th through April 8th in Las Vegas.

184
184

Is Slate Good For Showers? And Why!

How to Floor Tile

In all the bathroom showers I have torn out and rebuilt, Slate has been the worst performing material followed closely by Travertine, then Marble of any type. Slate, will begin to split and small shards peal off.

130
130

Tile Trends from Coverings ’22 Showcase Ceramic Tile at Its Best

Why Tile

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas?

78

Stunning glazed ceramic tiles that add shine and brightness to your interior

Rubble Tile

This month at Rubble Tile, we’re thrilled to introduce our newest vendor, European Porcelain & Ceramics! Their mission is to introduce fabulous European tile lines to showrooms and designers in the U.S. Two exciting glossy tile collections fit the bill, and they’re sure to catch the.

79

Coverings Awards Honors Spanish Tile at This Year’s CID Awards Ceremony

Tile of Spain USA

Coverings , the largest international tile and stone exhibition in North America, celebrated Spanish tile during this year’s annual Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards.

168
168

Ceramic Wallpaper

Diary of a Tile Addict

All the impact, pattern, and drama of pasted strips of paper without any of the peeling, warping, or fading – ceramic wallpaper is a magical thing. Huge slabs of fabulous decors offer an easy fix for statement showers, age-defying splashbacks, and wild features.

69

Coverings 2022: Health and Beauty on Display

Why Tile

We are excited to announce that Coverings, the most important event of the year for the tile and stone industry, is taking place this week.

75

New Material Helps Reduce Buildings’ Cooling Energy Needs by More than a Third

The A to Z of Building

During summertime people, make an attempt to beat the heat. However, running air conditioners is costly and wasteful. A lightweight foam (left image) made from cellulose nanocrystals keeps it cool

56

Home Security Features For Outdoor Living

JG Kitchens

I wrote my latest Forbes.com piece for readers who have larger, more amenity-rich outdoor living areas than mine. If you do, here are some tips and trends for protecting your property, equipment, family and guests while enjoying them. .

130
130

Ep 99: Construction Drawings

Life of an Architect

Construction Drawings are the documents architects use to convey architectural intent - size, location, quantity - and learning how to properly prepare them is getting harder and harder. The post Ep 99: Construction Drawings first appeared on Life of an Architect.

89

Second Home and Vacation Home Designs to Create an Ideal Getaway

Why Tile

Designing a second home or vacation home? Whatever you plan on using your new home for, second homes and vacation getaways should be designed to help you and your family relax and unwind. And that means designing the space with all your specific wants and needs in mind.

52

Sustainability and Automation: Employing Robots For Sustainable Construction

The A to Z of Building

Sustainable construction typically refers to using renewable and recyclable materials when building new structures, as well as introducing new methods and technologies that help reduce energy

56

Creating Spa Bathrooms With The Latest Wellness Design And Technology Trends

JG Kitchens

I take a look at the latest trends, ideas and technology for creating a spa-inspired bathroom at home. The post Creating Spa Bathrooms With The Latest Wellness Design And Technology Trends comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author.

130
130

Marvelous Marble

Tile of Spain USA

For projects calling out for elegant and innovative solutions, look no farther than Tile of Spain. This year’s porcelain entries emphasize modern evocations of marble, the rich veining and luminous hues exuding warmth and elegance as the tiles move seamlessly from indoor to outdoor applications.

130
130

Beautiful Encaustic Cement-Look Tiles from Spain

Rubble Tile

Cement and cement-look tiles have been a trending look in the world of interior design for a while, and for good reason. The geometric and pattern options that you get in encaustic cement tiles can add a bespoke, yet contemporary feel to any space. What’s.

52

Six Ways to Update Your Farmhouse Decor

Why Tile

If you’re looking to transition your farmhouse decor to a new look or make a farmhouse-style home uniquely your own, this guide is for you. First, What Is Farmhouse Decor? The seemingly contradictory elements of farmhouse decor are comfort and practicality, simplicity and warmth.

52

Study Explores the Benefits of Green Roofs

The A to Z of Building

In Portland, Oregon, roofs covered with roofs have become the norm. For stormwater management, the city is considered a leader as it incorporates green infrastructure, free street trees, green

60

New Induction Cooking Technologies

JG Kitchens

In honor of Earth Day last Friday and with new building codes being passed around the country to phase out the use of natural gas in homes, it seemed like a good time to revisit induction cooking. Here's the latest!

130
130

Ep 100: The 100th Episode

Life of an Architect

It's taken almost 4 years to get here, but the Life of an Architect is celebrating a milestone. Welcome to the 100th Episode where Andrew and I take exactly 100 minutes to tell you all the insider secrets as well as behind-the-scenes stories of things that went wrong.

73

Panariagroup chooses System Ceramics for its Fiorano Modenese factory renovation

Ceramics of Italy

In keeping with its corporate objectives and pioneering nature, Panariagroup chose System Ceramics as a major technology partner for the large-scale project to refurbish the plants at its Fiorano Modenese factory carried out during 2021.

52

The Tile Industry Comes Together to Provide Humanitarian Relief for Ukrainian Children

Why Tile

In response to information from industry colleagues in Ukraine, the North American tile industry has launched a fundraiser to support Save the Children’s humanitarian efforts in the region. Save the Children is a top-rated global humanitarian organization that has been working in Ukraine since 2014.

59

Ingevity Publishes Environmental Product Declaration for its Evotherm M1 Warm Mix Asphalt Technology

The A to Z of Building

Ingevity Corporation (NYSE:NGVT) today announced an environmental product declaration (EPD) was published for its Evotherm® M1 Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) technology. The Evotherm M1 EPD distinguishes

52

New Appliance Trends Highlight Wellness Features

JG Kitchens

Here are the latest trends in wellness design-enhancing appliances. These ideas will definitely inform my next home! I hope they inform your appliance purchases too. I conferred with three experts, who will also be guests this afternoon in my next Clubhouse WELLNESS WEDNESDAY conversation.

130
130

Cressida Bell Cement Tile Collection

Cement Style

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with renowned English interior and textile designer, Cressida Bell to launch a collection that pushes the boundaries of cement tile design. The inaugural Cressida Bell Collection includes eight patterns, each with three to four colorways. Bell’s Sky.

52

Mapei celebrates its 85th anniversary and looks to the future

Ceramics of Italy

Eighty-five years have gone by since Rodolfo Squinzi founded his company MAPEI (an Italian acronym for Auxiliary Materials for Construction and Industry) on the outskirts of Milan in 1937.

52

Mothers day

Realstone

The post Mothers day appeared first on Realstone Systems. In the News

52

Researchers Point Out Wooden Buildings as an Effective Sustainable Alternative

The A to Z of Building

The conflict in Ukraine and the European sanctions imposed on Russia, as a response, have had a significant impact on energy and commodity prices. The confluence of supply unpredictability, high

52

Architecture and Graphic Design

Life of an Architect

I have been talking a great deal lately with my students about many aspects of graphic design as they relate to architecture representation and presentation. I believe it is a critical component to the success of any type of architectural scheme, presentation, or visual communication.

79

Trends + Takeaways From Coverings 2022

Decorative Materials

The design community has made due with virtual resources during the pandemic, but nothing matches the energy and enthusiasm of our favorite annual event: the Coverings trade show. We were thrilled to return to this iconic occasion after a two-year hiatus.

74

Tips for Choosing a Concrete Grinder

Onfloor Technology

Updated April 27, 2022. Concrete Restoration Construction Tips Concrete Floor Grinder

52