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A Tunis Cement Tile Elevates An Open-Plan Kitchen

Granada Tile

In this Austin kitchen by Lauren Ramirez, a backsplash of Tunis cement tiles is elevated by a backsplash of Granada Tile’s Tunis cement tiles. The blue and white design picks up the bright color of the island island while brass, wood, leather and rattan add warmth.

Check Out 15 Stunning Tile Design Ideas Just In Time for National Tile Day

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

National Tile Day is February 23. And we can thank the largest stone and tile show in North America, Coverings , for bringing it back.

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The Defining a Style Series: What Is Contemporary Design?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

What features make up contemporary design? Keep reading to find out. Image: Openspace Architecture Whether you’re new to the world of interior design or have been an aficionado for years, sometimes it can be hard to tell design styles apart.

How to Use Cement Tile to Add Color and Pattern to Your Kitchen

Granada Tile

Are you wanting to make a change in your home this new year? Is it time to refresh your space and align it with your personal style and updated taste? Start with your kitchen. The kitchen is a place where you spend a lot of time at home, even if you’re not a huge cook.

New Decorating Trends That Are Totally Worth Trying In 2018

Trendir Magazine

The great thing about a new year is that new trends and new ideas can be incorporated into the home for an easy revamp. With so many different trends merging on the scene it can be hard to decide which ones are actually worth investing time and money in.

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50 Incredible Bathrooms to Add to Your "Dream Home" Pinboard Now

Apartment Therapy

Your bathroom is arguably the most personal and private area of your home, and that's why it should be a space where you enjoy spending alone time. To help inspire your very own bathroom decorating endeavors, we rounded up 50 incredible bathrooms for your perusal.

LENOX® Tools || The Science of Cutting: Making and Saving Tradesmen Money (Reciprocating Saw Blades)

Building Moxie

*. This is a partnered post with LENOX® Tools. It seems I can’t walk into a supply house (Electrical, Plumbing, or HVAC) without seeing a significant build-out around LENOX® Tools. As a carpenter, handyman and a remodeler, and as a consumer, I wonder why.

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10 Things to Do With the Empty Space Over Your Bed

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

You’ve got the perfect headboard and bedding set up. But does your bedroom still feel a little … vanilla? The large and empty wall area over your bed is probably the reason something’s missing.

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Storage, Squared

KB Culture

The drawers and shelf on the side of this wall-hung sink offer convenient access to storage for those who may be standing [or sitting—it is a bathroom, after all] somewhere other than in front of the unit. Clever! boffi.com. sink storage

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These 15 Grey and White Kitchens Will Have You Swooning

Trendir Magazine

There is something so timeless, chic, romantic, and dreamy about the grey and white color combinations. Not only do they mix well with other tones but left as a duo they can truly take on any style or interior design genre with ease and comfort.

Before & After: An Unbelievable Vintage Bathroom Makeunder

Apartment Therapy

The original bathroom in this 1929 house definitely has a a lot going for it: the tile is totally classic with a unique detail (love that teeny horizontal line), a graceful sink with a charming faucet set, a cool ceiling, and fascinating — perhaps too fascinating — wallpaper.

LENOX® Tools || The Science of Cutting: Making and Saving Tradesmen Money (Hole Saws)

Building Moxie

*. This is a partnered post with LENOX® Tools. In Part 1 of this article, we looked at how from humble beginnings in hacksaw blades LENOX Tools has grown to become a leader in power tool accessories. LENOX has been at it, after all, for more than 100 years.

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Civil Engineers Devise Framework to Coordinate Water and Road Repairs

The A to Z of Building

Why repair a road today if it’s destined to be ripped up for new sewers the following summer? This sort of question is at the center of research from Tarek Zayed, and Amin Hammad, Professors in

Awesome Room Divider Ideas, Even If You Have a Small Space

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not always practical.

15 Small Beds Fit For Whatever Space You’re Working With

Trendir Magazine

Sometimes you just aren’t given a very large amount of square footage to decorate with – let alone live in.

Here are the Best Paint Colors for Your Small Bathroom

Apartment Therapy

When it comes to painting small bathrooms, it can be a real challenge to figure out how to make them feel both bigger and more open, but also stylish with a bit of personality. While painting them completely white is a common, go-to move, we spoke with a series of designers across the U.S.

Design for Transition

KB Culture

Apparently, I'm in a minimalist mood, now; yesterday's kitchen design, and this barely-there bathroom, are mirroring the colorless, stripped-down quality of the late-winter landscape. What does the narrow portal to the shower portend?

Ultra-High Performance Concrete Using Milled Glass

The A to Z of Building

Researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU, Lithuania) have developed unique receipt for ultra-high performance concrete. This material, produced from local and recycled resources, has the

Butterfly Wings Inspire Art Studio Design in Connecticut

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Valerie Schweitzer Architects completed the design of a tiny sanctuary for creativity and reflection in Westport, Connecticut. Inspired in part by the closing of a butterfly’s wings, this 350 square foot (32.5 square meter) art studio and private office for a family home, provides a comfy refuge.

Save on Your Home Energy Costs with These Renovations and Changes

Kitchen and Residential Design

via There's no secret that homeowners’ bills have been going up over the past decade, as the cost of living is always on the rise. Unfortunately for many families, increases in wages haven't kept pace making the rise in the cost of living all the more impactful. According to the U.S.

Architectural Sketches 002 – The Series

Life of an Architect

About 30 days and thousands of sketches later, it’s time for the next round of Architectural Sketches – The Series. While I think adding “The Series” on to the end certainly makes it sound super exciting, I’m not entirely convinced of its value.

Straighten Up

KB Culture

It's good to be back after a needed winter break. Looking ahead to Eurocucina, we'll be seeing more highly organized open storage in the kitchen.

15 Kitchen Banquette Seating Ideas For Your Breakfast Nook

Trendir Magazine

Ignite your breakfast nook on fire with some gorgeous kitchen banquette seating ideas. Have your morning come to life with the family by adding some benches and chairs that work smoothly together.

We Asked Interior Design Pros to Share Their Best Tips on Small Space Living

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The pros weigh in on how they handle small space living. Image: McGinn Photography Anyone who’s ever had to deal with a tiny apartment knows that small space living comes with its own set of challenges. It doesn’t mean designing these spaces is impossible.

Equations to Prevent 3D-Printed Concrete Walls Collapsing

The A to Z of Building

3D-printed materials are mostly soft and flexible during printing which can cause the printed walls to collapse or fall over. A professor in Applied Mechanics at the Eindhoven University of

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8 Hacks We Discovered Hiding Deep in IKEA's Website

Apartment Therapy

IKEA says it loves when customers hack their products, but I particularly love it when IKEA hacks themselves. I recently dove deep down into their website, and pulled out some of my very favorite decorating and storage projects hiding in there — all of which take their items up a notch or ten.

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DIY Do or DIY Don’t

Burgin Construction

Do you have a list of home renovations that you plan to DIY? Every homeowner has a list of things they need to update, upgrade, remodel or improve but, all too often small project success can lead to an overconfidence and really biting off more than you can chew. Here are some projects that are ideal for a DIY’er and some that are best left to the professionals. DIY Do – New Light Fixtures.

15 Kitchen Banquette Seating Ideas For Your Breakfast Nook

Trendir Magazine

Ignite your breakfast nook on fire with some gorgeous kitchen banquette seating ideas. Have your morning come to life with the family by adding some benches and chairs that work smoothly together.

Everything You Need to Know About the Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinet Trend

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Are you ready to get in on the two-toned kitchen cabinet trend? Image: Zoe Wighton Photography Kitchens have always been at the forefront of interior design trends and for good reason.

15 Small Desks Fit For Small Spaces

Trendir Magazine

There are a host of reasons you may need a desk inside your home. Whether you need to create a home office for yourself or a vanity in the bedroom, someone inside the house will eventually need a personalized spot to get some necessary work done.

15 Room Divider Ideas For Apartments & Houses Alike

Trendir Magazine

Whether you’re trying to stage your studio or figuring out a new way to split up your living and dining room areas, we’ve got the right kind of inspiration for you today.

Owning a Famous Property Has Its Downsides: American Horror Story House Owners Suing Over Tourists

Apartment Therapy

Have you ever thought how cool it would be to own a famous house recognizable from popular culture? Maybe think again. The current owners of the L.A.-located located Rosenheim Mansion, AKA the famous haunted house featured in the initial season of American Horror Story, are way over the novelty.

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The Best Throw Blankets — The Guide 2018

Apartment Therapy

No matter what time of year it is, a good throw blanket is always appreciated. Use them to cozy up on a chilly day, then keep them in the summer to add some color to your space.

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If Disney Princesses Lived in Tiny Houses

Apartment Therapy

We love a good castle as much as the next person. But what we love even more is a really good tiny home. So much so that we started to wonder what would happen if we took the grandest castle dwellers of them all—six of Disney's princesses—and reimagined their lives in modern day smaller spaces.

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