2013 Ceramic Tile Industry Update

The Tile Council of North America Blog

In the residential market new home starts increased for the fourth straight year and were at their highest annual level since 2007. Bolstered by the improving construction and housing markets, the U.S. economy and ceramic tile industry continued to expand in 2013.

Granite, Quartz Imports Continue 2014 Boom

Stone Update

Shaping up as the best year for granite since 2007; also record growth for quartz. Featured StatWatch (Monthly Report) Stone Imports

Toni Cumella: Ceramic Visionary

Diary of a Tile Addict

Facade of Ceip Martinet by Mestura Arquitects, Barcelona, 2007. Toni Cumella at work in his studio. There is no particular reason why I am dedicating today’s post to Toni Cumella. This is not an obituary, nor has one of his many stunning projects just opened.

Museum Inspirations, Italian Style

Kitchens for Living

Opened in 2007, rather than being a museum in the classical sense – one with a fixed collection – it is a space with continuously changing exhibitions.

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January Service Anniversaries

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

In July 2007, Dale took on a new role as Lab Tech for adhesives and powders testing requirements. January 8, 2016 marks Kurt Hess’ 15 th anniversary with The W.W. Henry Company. Kurt is currently a Light Latex Batch Maker on second shift at the Bourbonnais, IL plant.

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The Tile Council of North America Blog

In November 2007, the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) and the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) launched the Porcelain Tile Certification Agency (PTCA) to certify porcelain tile. Newsroom. UL-Certified EPD for North American-Made Ceramic Tile Paves the Way for Points, Credits, and Compliance in Green Construction. and Brazil Ceramic Tile Industries Launch Effort to Cooperate on Standards. TCNA Comments on Proposed OSHA Rule for Crystalline Silica Exposure.

January Service Anniversaries

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

In July 2007, Dale took on a new role as Lab Tech for adhesives and powders testing requirements. January 8, 2016 marks Kurt Hess’ 15th anniversary with The W.W. Henry Company. Kurt is currently a Light Latex Batch Maker on second shift at the Bourbonnais, IL plant.

The Case for Vases

Heath Ceramics

Then, in 2007, we expanded our collection to include a single stem vase, a bulb vase, and the multi-stem vase, using the character of the bud vases and Heath vessels as our inspiration.

NTCA Awards Ring of Honor to Scott Carothers, CTEF Director of Certification and Training

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Carothers joined CTEF in 2007, where he developed the Certified Tile Installer Program (CTI), which will soon reach the milestone of 1,000 professional certifications. Scott Carothers, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation director of certification and training, has received the coveted National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) Ring of Honor for his service to the tile industry and to NTCA.

Vincere Designs The Perfect Pied-à-Terre In The Hollywood Hills

The Ace of Space

Together, they have turned their passion for design into Vincere, a full-service interior design firm based in Chicago that was founded in 2007. When it comes to interior design, Michael Stornello and Tom Konopiots have an inherent knowledge of balance, beauty, and proportion. Throughout each of their projects over the years, they have remained committed […]. The post Vincere Designs The Perfect Pied-à-Terre In The Hollywood Hills appeared first on The Ace Of Space Blog.

News from Florida Tile, LATICRETE, and Crossville, Inc.

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Starting in 2007 with a major upgrade of our facility in Lawrenceburg, we created a system allowing us to recycle and re-use the byproducts of our manufacturing process, including water used in production, clay, unfired tile, dust and unfired ceramic tile.

Janet Bennett: A Life in Design

Making Tile Modern

The 2007 L.A. “Are you the artist Janet Bennett?” Bennett is a striking and elegant woman who looks quite at home in the colorful surroundings of Robert , the restaurant housed within the Museum of Arts and Design in Manhattan.

Avente Tile Talk: Interview with Nutmeg Designs

Tile Talk

After reading and checking every possible book on mosaic out of the library(being a librarian after all), and taking some classes, I began my Etsy shop, Nutmeg Designs in 2007. Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Interview with Nutmeg Designs.

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Florida Tile Inc. Announces GREENGUARD Certification

H.Winter Showroom Blog

Nov 28, 2007 09:00 ET LAKELAND, FL--(Marketwire - November 28, 2007) - Always an innovator in the ceramic tile industry, Florida Tile is pleased to announce that it is the first tile manufacturer to have its products certified for low chemical emissions by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI). SOURCE: Florida Tile Inc.

The People of modwalls

Making Tile Modern

Sarah Graves has worked at modwalls® since 2007 and is now starting a new venture consulting with the company. We just revamped our About Us page on our newly “refurbished” website. =-).

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The Impulse to Make Something Beautiful

Margaret Almon Mosaics

When I looked her up a blog post I’d written in 2007, on a long-forgotten blog, appeared. Broken Dishes Quilt Block Trivet by Margaret Almon. No dishes were harmed in the making of this trivet.

Blogging Basics – Blogs can boost your business’ profile

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

We started the blog in September of 2007 to provide a more informal source of information for our clients. By Kathleen Furore. Everywhere you turn, the business world is buzzing about social media. Companies not communicating via Facebook, Twitter and a website risk looking dusty in this digital age; and even those that do are being upstaged by competitors whose blogs tout the latest news about products, promotions and industry trends.

A Note from Mihai, Founder of Freshome

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

I launched the blog in 2007 out of a desire to share the best design and architecture with the world. I have some very exciting news: Freshome has been acquired by Soda.com , the media company that owns The Simple Dollar and Reviews.com. We’re honored to join their family.

The Perfect Bath: Beth Webb

The Perfect Bath

I have a 2007 Honda CRV and it’s not very reliable! As I continue to share images from The Perfect Bath, I want to be sure I touch on the many different expressions of the word “perfect” The spaces can be small and intimate or grand. They can be clad in actively figured marble or simple white subway tile. The bath can have decorative chandeliers or functional high hats.

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Stone and Irokko Wood Shaping a Home in Picturesque Cyprus.

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

© 2007 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved : Freshome - Interior Design & Architecture Magazine Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room.

Not that Kind of Mosaic: 25th Anniversary of the Web Browser

Margaret Almon Mosaics

As I learned to make mosaics, and started Nutmeg Designs in 2007, the Mosaic Browser had ceded to Google, and my librarian job ceded as well in 2010. Mosaic Browser 25th Anniversary. April 22, 1993: Mosaic Browser Lights Up Web With Color, Creativity. Quite a title from a Wired Article.

Inside Heath: Meet Neal

Heath Ceramics

At the time, Charlie, who had the role since 2007, was planning his retirement and the task of finding someone to replace him fell upon us.

The Ceramics of Italy tile competition deadline's been extended

Kitchen and Residential Design

Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 22 February 2012. The Ceramics of Italy tile competition deadlines been extended. Posted by Paul Anater. at 6:00 AM. Casa Dolce Casa.

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In Search of Recovery by Jeffrey Steele

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

For Kermit Baker, director of the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University, the whole malaise can be traced back to the decade of overbuilding in the housing market that occurred prior to 2007. “A . With the dawning of a new year, it’s only natural for businesses to engage in reappraisal.

Today is Freshome’s Eighth Birthday! Thank You for Dreaming Big With Us!

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Freshome started back in 2007 and it developed into a good “story” with the help of a motivated team. We have a little announcement to make: today is Freshome’s eighth birthday!

Margaret’s Fundraiser for her 50th: The Stained Glass Project for Philadelphia High School Students

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Fundraiser for The Stained Glass Project: Windows that Open Doors in Philadelphia. Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Howard Thurman).

Sally Nixon: Illustrator Starting the Week with Margaret Monday

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Around the Square by Margaret Almon, glass on wood, 8×8 inches ©2007. Yoga with Margaret. findwhatfeelsgood #illustration #drawing #yoga #pen #penandink #penonpaper #blackandwhite #yogawithadriene #margaretmonday #comic @adrienelouise.

Washington D.C. Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Newseum Newseum Residences Year Built/Renovated: 2007 Number of Units: 135 Rent (range low to high): $2,029-$8,055 Highlights (amenities): This ultra-modern glass building stands tall in Penn Quarter, close to the Capitol, White House, and Smithsonian Museums.

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February Service Milestones: Congrats All!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Udell began his time as a temporary production laborer, and was then hired on full time in February of 2007 in the Runner/Sanitation role. This month marks Robert “Bob” Dalton, Director of Customer Operations and Commercial Excellence, 25th year milestone in his career with ARDEX Americas.

The importance of whimsy

Entra Magazine

After years with her family''s business, York Wallcoverings , Carey turned her attention to interiors, as a whole, and founded Carey Lind Design in 2007. ?We''ve become fast fans of wallpapers from Baltimore-based designer Carey Jacobs.

Miami Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Contemporary Living Space at Aviva Coral Gables Miami is known as the “Gateway to the Americas,” thanks to its cultural diversity and proximity to Latin America and the Caribbean. The economy is booming as the city has diversified from tourism to international banking, import and export.

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San Antonio Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Living space at CityVista in Midtown Intro and neighborhood guides by Emily Starbuck Crone Despite being the second most populous city in Texas, San Antonio is often eclipsed in the news by stories of Houston’s up-and-down energy industry and Austin’s burgeoning growth and hipness.

The Best of Freshome: Top 10 Posts of 2015

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

2015 was our biggest year of growth since our founder, Micle Mihai-Cristian, started his humble blog in 2007. Is it any wonder that the story on this amazing loft was our No. 1 post of the year? What a year 2015 has been!

The Best of Freshome: Top 10 Posts of 2015

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

2015 was our biggest year of growth since our founder, Micle Mihai-Cristian, started his humble blog in 2007. Is it any wonder that the story on this amazing loft was our No. 1 post of the year? What a year 2015 has been!

Boston Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Mezzo Design Lofts Year Built: 2007 Number of Units: 146 Rent (average): $2,450 Highlights (amenities): These Charlestown lofts boast 10-foot ceilings and high-grade finishes such as granite countertops and glossy polished concrete flooring.

Entra chats with Ancestry.com

Entra Magazine

In 2006–2007 we were producing millions of images, and now we’re producing tens of millions of images per year. Talking about our September/October feature on dealer Cynthia McKinley ''s collection of portrait miniatures got us thinking more about the importance of visual clues to our past.

Thomas Moser offers a vacation idea to end all vacations

Kitchen and Residential Design

Ever since 2007, the Tomas Moser company has offered a program for its buyers that sounds like an armchair woodworkers fantasy come true. Thomas Moser offers the Customer in Residence program eight times per year and theyve been conducting these working vacations since 2007.

Construction Corner: Builder Sentiment Up; Housing Market Looks Good for 2015

StoneDimensions

“Even with nationwide home prices reaching their highest level since the end of 2007, affordability still remains fairly high by historical standards” said Crowe of NAHB. Experts are predicting new housing starts as high as 1.5 million and that seems to be fueling a sharp jump in builder confidence, especially when it comes to single-family homes. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index shot up four points to a level of 58 in November.

Updating My Foyer With Del Mar Fans & Lighting

Stagetecture

Moving from an ultra-modern 2007 built-home that lacked character and was too big for me and my hubby to keep up with led us to our current fixer-upper home that is charming in more ways than one.

Energizing and Feminine: Small Studio Apartment in Manhattan

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

© 2007 - 2014 - All Rights Reserved : Freshome - Interior Design & Architecture Magazine Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room.

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