OUT OF AFRICA

Design With an Attitude

The colors of Africa are as warm as the climate itself. Perhaps the most iconic design influence of Africa is the animal print. Founded by Gary Player , who hails from South Africa, the group provides golf course design, real estate services, and more.

Sumptuous Contemporary Architecture in South Africa: Cove 3 House by SAOTA

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

SAOTA and Antoni Associates sent us photos and information depicting Cove 3 House , a family residence in Knysna, South Africa. The post Sumptuous Contemporary Architecture in South Africa: Cove 3 House by SAOTA appeared first on Freshome.com.

Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside . Architecture › Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside . Private Residence in South Africa Surrounded by a Magnificent Landscape. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom.

Mosaics: The Beginning of Architectural Ceramics, Part Three.

Tile+Mosaic

Breaking News: Granada Tile’s New Lookbook

Granada Tile

French design gets a nod in the form of Lille, Carcassone and Limoges, while North Africa is represented by Tunisia and Central Spain by Toledo. Breaking News France Ireland Ken Koonce new cement tile designs North Africa Spain Granada Tile’s new lookbook features new cement tile designs, great design ideas, and, of course, divine cement tile installations. Cover photo courtesy designer, builder, and photographer Ken Koonce. Granada Tile has some big news!

Avente Tile Talk: Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

Tile Talk

These pavers have the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. Project Pick: Durable, Rustic Spanish Pavers Offer Time-Tested Look.

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Holiday Retreat in South Africa Maximizing Exquisite Views: Silver Bay Residence by SAOTA

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The site is positioned at Shelley Point and faces East over the bay looking towards the mountains behind the small Swartland town of Aurora, South Africa. The post Holiday Retreat in South Africa Maximizing Exquisite Views: Silver Bay Residence by SAOTA appeared first on Freshome.com.

New Report on Construction Market Outlook in South Africa

The A to Z of Building

South Africa, over the past decade, has scripted for itself a new growth story, driven by domestic demand and foreign investment, among other factors. The African continent''s second largest economy is

Construction Market in South Africa Expected to Grow at 7.78% CAGR

The A to Z of Building

Thanks to rapid urbanization, the Construction Market in South Africa is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.78 percent from 2015-2019, says research firm TechNavio. About the Report According to the

Chevron South Africa Awards Multi-Year Contract to Jacobs Engineering Group

The A to Z of Building

announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year contract from Chevron South Africa to provide Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management services (EPCM Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Tile Designs Based on Textiles

Cement Style

Design and Style Product News africa african design basketweave Cement Tile congo contemporary Cuban tile encaustic tile ethnic floor tile heritage kuba cloth woven We had never heard of Kuba cloth when Stu Neyland submitted his new designs for his super cool collection of cement tile.

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Saint-Gobain to Support Construction of YouthBuild School in South Africa

The A to Z of Building

Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest building materials companies, announces today the next phase of its partnership with YouthBuild USA, Inc. will be an expansion internationally to support

Africa's First Rain Harvesting Building Set to Open this Month in Kenya's Central Highlands

The A to Z of Building

A unique secondary school campus, conceived and designed by the non-profit design and innovation group PITCHAfrica, the designers of the award winning 'Waterbank School' in Kenya, named

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LaRochelle Cement Tiles For A Beautiful Deck

Granada Tile

Just look at the plazas and cafes of Europe, South America and North Africa. A Beautiful Deck. Cement tiles are beautiful in outdoor spaces, like decks and patios. Through wear and tear and heat and rain, these cement tiles retain their vibrant looks.

GET THE LOOK: A Glamorous Outdoor Patio On Apartment Therapy

Granada Tile

In a home in Cape Town, South Africa seen on Apartment Therapy , an inviting courtyard is made even more attractive with the addition of a floor of cement tiles.

Tile Is A Trend Lonny Editors Want To Stick Around

Granada Tile

Of course, knowing the long history and incredible durability of cement tiles — for proof, just look to the beautiful outdoor plazas and the colorful interiors of South America, North Africa and Europe.

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Introducing Granada Tile’s Latest Cement Tile Designs!

Granada Tile

Inspired by ancient cultural patterns from North Africa, South America and Europe, Schatz has created stylish new designs rooted in history with a contemporary sensibility.

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Granada Tile in The July/August 2016 Luxe Magazine

Granada Tile

This group of encaustic tile designs is inspired by ancient cultural patterns from North Africa, South America and Europe. Our latest cement tile collection, The Paul Schatz Group , is a winner right out of the starting gate.

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Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Africa & The Middle East: Ceramic tile’s history began in the Middle East. Spain: Because the Moors came up from Africa and occupied southern Spain for nearly 800 years, it’s not hard to see why ceramic tile here often looks Moroccan.

Granada Tile’s Cluny Cement Tile Goes Outside

Granada Tile

All over Latin America, Europe and North Africa, cement tile has proven its worth, durability and strength against the elements. Cement Tile works as well outside as it does indoors. The beauty of cement tile is its ability to work as well outside as it does indoors.

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Granada Tile’s Cluny Cement Tile Goes Outside

Granada Tile

All over Latin America, Europe and North Africa, cement tile has proven its worth, durability and strength against the elements. Cement Tile works as well outside as it does indoors. The beauty of cement tile is its ability to work as well outside as it does indoors.

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Designing with Cement Tile: Shapes, Sizes, Formats

Tile Talk

First, let’s take a look at Rustic Cement Tile Pavers with their rich appearance of classic clay bisque tiles - similar to those that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. Exercise your creativity with handmade cement tile!

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Get The Look: A Black And White Bathroom Floor

Granada Tile

Just check out the great outdoor spaces found all over Europe, South American and North Africa. Get The Look: A Black And White Bathroom Floor. We love a black and white floor. And, as cement tile fanatics, we’re always scouring the web for gorgeous concrete tile patterns.

Discovery of Climate Control in Termite Mounds Could Inspire Human-Engineered Systems

The A to Z of Building

Their fungus-harvesting relatives in Africa and Asia, however, are known for their construction prowess When they make their way into homes, some species of termites can be destructive pests.

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Get The Look: The Beautiful Cement Tiles of Paris

Granada Tile

As we shared this summer on our Instagram feed (follow us on Instagram if you’re not already; we’re @GranadaTile ), Paris is not only a beautiful city, it’s a city where you’ll find beautiful cement tile everywhere you look!

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Get Inspired: Great Cement Tile Ideas for Your Kitchen

Granada Tile

The sage-colored cabinets have an antiqued finish and are paired with a concrete tile backsplash in our Alhambra concrete tile design—a pattern that takes its inspiration from classic tile designs of Spain and North Africa. Are you looking to spice up your kitchen?

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How To Get The Art Deco Look In Your Bathroom

The London Tile Co.

Inspired by the glamour of early Hollywood, coupled with exotic influences from the Orient, Africa and Egypt, art deco made its way into every room of the house – including the bathroom.

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Installation Equation: Alhambra Outside Seattle

Granada Tile

It’s a great, complex pattern that’s reminiscent of classic mosaic tile designs found in Spain and North Africa—with a palette of vivid shades to match. Yesterday, we shared a fantastic tile installation featuring our Santander tile design.

Escape Routes Quilt by Marie du Toit

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Escape Routes Quilt by Marie du Toit of South Africa. Photo by Wayne Stratz at Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza(2014). Based on the Block of the Month Solstice Quilt by Jinny Beyer. Orange Tuesdays Quilts quilts

Tile Excellence-Ask the Experts: ask chris blog stats this month

Tile Excellence

Moldova 17 South Africa 6 Germany 1. South Africa 6. Labels canada , france , germany , india , international , malasia , moldova , pakistan , poland , russia , serbia , singapore , south Africa , ukraine , united kingdom , world tile installation. Thursday, January 2, 2014. ask chris blog stats this month. Here are the stats for the blog viewers and the countries where they viewed from.

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Caterpillar Commits to Support Egypt’s Infrastructure Development

The A to Z of Building

Africa Business Forum last week, Caterpillar Inc. At the U.S.-Africa Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman sat down with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to discuss the future of Egyptian rail

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Introducing Back 2 Back from Ergon

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Mineral Grey is inspired by M oka Brown stone from North Africa. Back2Back interprets three different types of natural stone.

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Complex Holiday Home Overlooks the Indian Ocean

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Named Beachyhead , this complex modern residence by SAOTA makes the most of its privileged location in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa.

Shop the Remodelista Market for a good cause (or two!)

Heath Ceramics

Petel : Portion of proceeds donated to send children to school in Mauritania, West Africa. This weekend at Heath SF, come shop amazing work sold by indie vendors, makers, and artisans chosen by beloved online mag Remodelista.

New Tempesta Neve Vignette

The Tile Shop

It features the new Tempesta Neve marble from Africa and the Rain Glass Charcoal. Good morning! We just got back from a trip to Geneva, IL. What a fabulous new showroom!! I hope you saw the flipagram I made of the store. If not here''s the link: [link]. I know the photos flip by pretty fast….so

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Adventures In Design:: Singita Serengeti House

The Ace of Space

Africa, a place of arid deserts, lush rainforests and the vast undulating plains of the Savannahs. The World’s second largest continent is also known for its diverse wildlife, mainly captured by the zoom lens of a tourist’s camera.

RPM’s Rust-Oleum Group Acquires South African Aerosol Paint Brand, Spraymate Group

The A to Z of Building

today announced that its Rust-Oleum Group has acquired Spraymate Group, the producer of South Africa's leading aerosol paint brand. RPM International Inc. Based outside of Johannesburg, South

Marazzi Lounge14, San Savino, and TreverkChic

ISC Surfaces

Marazzi''s newest porcelains feature linear, concrete and wood looks.

Educate the World (UK) Plans to Build its First School in Arusha, Tanzania

The A to Z of Building

Educate the World (UK) [Registered Charity: 1137077] has announced plans for a major expansion of its operations in East Africa moving from providing financial and logistical support to other

Puerto Rican Cement Tile

Cement Style

The technique for making decorative cement tiles was perfected in Europe in the 19th century and quickly spread to Spanish and French colonies in the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Villa Lagoon Tile can recreate antique Puerto Rican cement tiles and deliver to your door.

Avente Tile Talk: Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012

Tile Talk

Over time, and with the spread of Islam, the art made its way through to Northern Africa, and to what is now known as Spain, Italy, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012.

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Z is for Zulu Telephone Wire Baskets: A to Z Challenge 2014

Margaret Almon Mosaics

My sister brought me Zulu telephone wire baskets from South Africa, and I was mesmerized by the intense colors. Zulu Telephone Wire Basket and Nutmeg Designs Mosaic. Zulu weavers traditionally used palm fibers with subtle colors for vessels to store food and beer.

Gazania in the Garden of Nutmeg Designs

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Gazanai are from the Aster family and originally from South Africa. Gazania from the Garden of Nutmeg Designs. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Stratoz took care of me with a photo of this Gazania flower for my Orange Tuesday.