Black is Back as the 2018 Color of the Year

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

PPG, a global supplier of paints, coatings and industrial materials, announced its 2018 Paint Color of the Year: Black Flame. Why Black Flame is the 2018 Color of the Year Experts chose the deep ink shade of black because it’s modern, intimate and soothing.

Black Is Coming Back with a Vengeance as the IT Color for 2018

Trendir Magazine

As the 2018 interior design trends are quickly being revealed, we have come to the conclusion that black is coming back with a vengeance and it is the IT color for 2018. The color black is being used beyond furniture items this 2018.

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IKEA 2018 Catalog Sneak Peek: A Top 10 Countdown of Favorite New Products

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Last week, IKEA sent me an advance copy of the new 2018 catalog. (Image credit: Janel Laban ). True confession: I've been keeping something - a deep dark decorating secret - from you lovely people.

Laundry Folding Robot Could Be a Household Reality in 2018 — Design News

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Starting in 2018, you might never have to fold laundry again. Pin it. Laundroid was at CES this week, showing off garments folded by machine. READ MORE

Join us in Spain at Cevisama ’18

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain is looking for architects and designers to spend a week in Spain to experience in person the innovation and design trends of Spanish tile at the Cevisama 2018 trade show in Valencia, Spain February 2018. Blog Cevisama Cevisama 2018 Spain tile of spain Trip

The 2018 Color of the Year Trend Predictions Begin: BEHR's Top Picks

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BEHR just released its 2018 trend forecast, including *the* color that's sure to dominate very soon. (Image credit: BEHR ). If you're scratching your head trying to figure out a paint color that will look fresh for a few years to come, you're in luck.

Global Ceramic Tiles Market Forecast to Reach $102.79 Billion by 2018

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bn by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 9.2% from 2012 to 2018 According to the market research report, the global ceramic tiles market was valued at US$55.7 bn in 2011 and is expected to reach US$102.79

The First Batch of 2018 Colors of the Year Are Here

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Even though we're only halfway through 2017, we already have gotten news of a few picks for 2018's signature shade—and they're all taking a dark turn. Normally, we have to wait a little longer for Color of the Year announcements, which hues that brands and companies predict will be big in the coming year. READ MORE ». Color. Paints & Finishes.

Next Stone+tec in Nuremberg: 2018

Stone Update

Biennial German stone show moves to even-numbered years, allows extra year before another event. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

Vote for Stagetecture: #DesignHounds Top 100 Design Influencers for 2018

Stagetecture

Vote for Stagetecture: #DesignHounds Top 100 Design Influencers for 2018. It’s that time again when Modenus’ DesignHounds brings together the best design influencers from around the world and gives you all the chance to nominate who you love the most! Whether it is home decor, architecture, interior design ideas, and inspiration – #DesignHounds tours the world to bring you all of the best! This year I was excited to see Stagetecture has been nominated amongst the Top 100!

The 2018 Colors of the Year, According to Paint Companies

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Quite a few paint companies have announced their 2018 Colors of the Year, and here's a roundup of what they say we'll be seeing more of in the coming months. As we near the end of 2017, we are naturally looking to the future.

West Elm to Open Boutique Hotels — Design News

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Today, the retailer announced the launch of West Elm Hotels, the first of which will open in late 2018. West Elm is getting into the hospitality business. READ MORE

Buying a Home in 2018? Here's What You Need to Do Now

Apartment Therapy

In the year 2018, you've resolved to purchase your own home. Peace out, landlords! Whether you're gunning for chic city condo or quiet house in the middle of nowhere, there are several tips our experts believe apply to all prospective buyers. READ MORE ». Buying. Real Estate.

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Going to Xiamen? The MIA+BSI Wants You!

Stone Update

Industry group seeks volunteers for 2018 stone-fair delegation. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

This Woman Memorized the Entire 2018 IKEA Catalog

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Move over Jeopardy Queen Rosie Perez in White Men Can't Jump , there's a new memorizing mastermind in town and she committed every single detail of all 328 pages of the 2018 IKEA catalog to memory in just one week.

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Modern Coffee Table Trends for 2018

Trendir Magazine

However, as we are close to entering 2018 we have noticed that this upcoming year will bring us a more modern twist then what we are used to having as coffee tables. There are numerous different styles, materials, and even sizes that will be trending for 2018.

Benjamin Moore's 2018 Color of the Year is So Hot

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The 2018 Colors of the Year keep on coming. So far, paint companies have gone for black, neutrals, and blues, but the folks at Benjamin Moore are surprising us again (remember when they picked white ?). Their color choice for next year is straight up sizzling. READ MORE ». Paints & Finishes. Color

Sherwin-Williams Announces Its 2018 Color of the Year

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If you're over the hues of 2017, you're in luck—paint companies are steadily releasing their trend reports, along with their 2018 Colors of the Year. Today, we have the pick from Sherwin-Williams, which is "mysterious," "opulent," and "inspired by wanderlust." READ MORE ». Paints & Finishes. Color

Budget Remodeling Ideas Hiding in the IKEA 2018 Catalog

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Get inspired by what I found in the pages of their 2018 book, and then get busy. We all know IKEA is a slam dunk for stylish and affordable furniture and accessories, and their annual catalog is pure eye candy for fans looking to buy and potentially hack their products. But here's what I didn't realize until very recently: their styled photos are also a treasure trove of fantastic remodeling ideas that are both design savvy and do-able within a small budget.

Airbnb Apartments Are Coming to Orlando in 2018

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When you think Disney World you normally think Mickey Mouse, Pirates of the Caribbean, or Epcot Center. Images of Silicon Valley startups don't usually come to mind.

Huge News: You Might Be Able to Amazon Your IKEA Starting in 2018

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That Amazon Prime membership may become even more valuable soon: IKEA just announced that it's going to start selling its products on websites other than its own beginning in 2018. (Image credit: Composite: Tara Bellucci; Image: Julie Clopper/Shutterstock).

Here Are Pantone's Color Trend Predictions for 2018

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At the International Home & Housewares Show in Chicago this week, the international authority on color gave attendees a peek into what's on trend for 2018. We're only a few months into 2017, but that hasn't stopped Pantone from looking inside their colorful crystal ball. READ MORE ». Trends. Color

This 2018 Color of the Year Is the Neutral That Never Really Left

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Dutch Boy announced their 2018 Color of the Year today, and the new neutral isn't really new at all. Every neutral shade seems to have its moment in the spotlight, but gray and beige are often constants. A blend of the two—greige, a warmer take on the often cool toned gray—had a huge moment in the earlier decade of this century, and hasn't really ever left. READ MORE ». Color

ARDEX Americas Announces Expansion of Aliquippa, PA Manufacturing Facility

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The Aliquippa expansion project will continue in phases for the rest of 2017 and into 2018 but will have no effect on how customers are serviced.

Leonardo DiCaprio is Building an Eco-Resort in Belize — Design News

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The resort is slated to open to guests in 2018. A decade ago, actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio bought Blackadore Caye, 104 acres of unpopulated land off the coast of Belize. Now, he''s partnering with eco-conscious developer Delos to create an eco-resort on the island.

Huge News: Paige Davis Is Back for the Trading Spaces Reboot

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Big news, Trading Spaces fans: TLC just confirmed that longtime host Paige Davis will return for the 2018 reboot of the popular home makeover show. (Image credit: TLC ).

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This Australian Renovation Show Will Tide You Over Until Trading Spaces Returns

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If you need something to tide you over until Trading Spaces returns to airwaves in the spring of 2018, you're in luck: Australian reality show The Block is just the uber-dramatic renovation show you're waiting for.

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Muggles, Mark Your Calendars: This Magical Harry Potter Exhibit Arrives Stateside in 2018

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True Potterheads understand that J.K. Rowling's fantasy book series is the gift that keeps on giving, but here's more proof for those who don't already get it: Next fall, the New York Historical Society will host Harry Potter: A History of Magic after the exhibition completes its run in London. READ MORE ». Books & Media. New York. Popular Culture

US Demand for Bricks, Blocks and Pavers Estimated to Grow about 9% Annually Through 2018

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billion in 2018. Demand for bricks, blocks and pavers in the United States is forecast to rise about nine percent per annum from a low 2013 base to $9.3 A recovery in construction expenditures across

US Demand for Wood-Plastic Composite and Plastic Lumber Forecast to Reach $8.4 Billion in 2018

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billion in 2018, creating a market for nearly four billion pounds of plastic. US demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber is expected to increase more than 10 percent annually to $8.4

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How To Stay Period Drama Pumped Until the Downton Abbey Movie Debuts in 2018

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If you started to feel a little off-kilter in a world lacking decorum and (period) drama since Downton Abbey wrapped its series after six illustrious seasons, fear not: a Downton movie is officially in the works, helmed by beloved series visionary Julian Fellowes and with at least 20 returning cast members. READ MORE ». Popular Culture.

Tom Dixon's First "Hack" for IKEA's Open-Source DELAKTIG Sofa is Here.& It's Seriously OTT

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Though the endlessly "hackable" sofa isn't due out until early 2018, Dixon and Bemz are already hard at work conceiving designs that will be launched in conjunction with the introduction of DELAKTIG. Earlier this April during Milan Design Week, Bemz, the Swedish textile company that creates retrofit furniture covers for IKEA pieces, announced their plans to work with British designer Tom Dixon on a future line for the DELAKTIG sofa, which he helped dream up with the team at IKEA.

Bostik Becomes Official Partner of Tour de France

Stone Update

Specialty adhesives business line of Arkema upgrades sponsorship for 2017 and 2018 cycling events. Featured Company Insider News

Get Excited: All 8 Harry Potter Films Are Coming to HBO

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Get ready for the most magical of movie marathons: HBO just announced that all eight Harry Potter films are coming to the premium network and its streaming platforms, starting in 2018.

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Germany's Total Construction Value Add Anticipated to Reach €139.9 Billion in 2018

The A to Z of Building

Without a doubt, the decoration and packaging materials used in a trade-show exhibition can leave a sizable footprint on the planet. To address this issue, Taiwan's Green Trade Project Office has

2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition – The Winners

Life of an Architect

The only way I know how to try and level the field is to have more winners and simply build more playhouses – so that’s my goal for 2018.

How to Pull off All the 2017 Trends You Have Read About

Trendir Magazine

Black Walls Adding black and white accents to the room with a black wall is a great way to accentuate the wall and bring it all together We recently did an article on the biggest trend for 2018 being the color black.

Study: Continued Countertop Growth Worldwide

Stone Update

annual rise through 2018; North American yearly demand to grow 3.4%. New analysis shows 4.2% Featured Latest News

What Does a Fellow Keep in his Drawers?

Life of an Architect

PS – the soup is good until September 2018 … which makes me question whether or not I should eat it in the first place.

A New Pop Up Museum Is Here To Take Over Your Instagram

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Decked out in Gen Z Yellow , HAPPY PLACE is a massive and colorful pop-up exhibit in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles and is open now through Sunday, January 7th, 2018. Typically, if you want to spend the holidays at the happiest place on earth, you head straight to Disneyland.