Washington D.C. Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

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Camden NoMa Rooftop in Washington D.C. we have explored Washington D.C. Similar to our Seattle Apartments Guide , we spent more than 45 hours conducting extensive research on Washington D.C. While often thought of as transient, true locals know D.C.

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Modern Style and Sensibility In a Traditional D.C. Neighborhood

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The Brandywine House, in an upscale residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., Photography by Anice Hoachlander and Allen Russ] The post Modern Style and Sensibility In a Traditional D.C. Architecture Brandywine House energy efficient home modern home

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4 Ways to Think Big with Tile in Small Bathrooms

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Heck, at Architectural Ceramics, we wrote a blog about it featuring our large-format tile. Ati Williams, real estate entrepreneur and owner of DC Home Buzz , partnered with Architectural Ceramics on this powder room feature wall. We all know the phrase, bigger is better.

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Modern Salt and Pepper House in D.C. Sprinkled with Color

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

KUBE Architecture recently completed the design of Salt and Pepper House , a lively family residence in Washington, D.C. Photos and information courtesy of KUBE Architecture] The post Modern Salt and Pepper House in D.C.

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Architectural Ceramics Celebrates 50 Years with Washingtonian Magazine

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October 28th, 2015 – Washington, DC – Washingtonian Magazine celebrated it’s 50th anniversary with a monumental party at the National Museum of , and Architectural Ceramics, Inc was honored to help sponsor the event.

Architectural Ceramics aids the Capital Area Food Bank through Can-struction

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Washington, DC – November 2015 – Architectural Ceramics, Inc was honored to be able to donate to the BVA Can-struction team this holiday season in a project that benefited the Capital Area Food Bank!

Tile of Spain at the 2012 AIA Convention Showcased Several Unique Architectural Solutions … and a Memorable New Use for Wooden Pallets

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The Tile of Spain booth at this year’s AIA Convention and Design Expo in Washington, DC was a showstopper! The design was a unique utilization of wooden pallets that was a favorite among the many architects in attendance. .

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Week of June 22nd, 2020 – Lake Houses & Nautical Vibes

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Lake House Harmonizes the Architecture with Scenic Surrounding , Architectural Design. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

Week of August 26th, 2019 – Sound & Interior Design

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S teven Holl + architecture acts win competition for ostrava concert hall in czech republic, designbloom. Diller Scofidio + Renfro Unveils a Beautiful Design for the London Center for Music , Architectural Digest.

Design Trends: Going for Gold

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Architectural Ceramics hopes you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends. You’ll find golden nuggets like this and others by browsing one of our DC-metro area showrooms and speaking with our knowledgeable sales and design associates. Happy Holidays!

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Week of July 8th, 2019 – Classic American Style

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From Washington, D.C.’s s row houses are a hallmark of the city’s architecture. The 30 Most Beautiful Main Streets Across America, Architectural Digest. There’s Not a Single 90-Degree Angle in This Frank Lloyd Wright Home , Architectural Digest.

Save the Dates: Best Modern and Architectural Home Tours for 2018

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you wonder what’s inside when you walk or drive by a home or apartment building, you’ll be pleased to know that there are architectural home tours throughout the country, which let you enter the best examples of contemporary and modern homes and check them out.

Employee Spotlight: Corporate Trainer Rachelle Bishop

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AC: Tell us a bit of background about yourself, how did you come into your current role with Architectural Ceramics? After my husband and I moved to the DC area in 2011, I found Architectural Ceramics. What’s your favorite part about working with Architectural Ceramics?

Playlist of the Week – International Women’s Day

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Architectural Ceramics is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. Week of March 9th, 2020.

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Week of May 18, 2020 – Gardens & Patios

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Artist Urs Fischer reveals His Enchanting Home and Garden in Los Angeles , Architectural Digest. OMA reveals updated design for Washington DC garden bridge , dezeen. Located in our nation’s capital, the 11 th Street Bridge is the commonly taken route between downtown D.C.

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Penny Round Tile Inspiration to Fill Your Home Renovation Idea Bank

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If you plan to use your refund on a home renovation project, then Architectural Ceramics is here to fill your idea bank with inspiration. For more information about the Studs Collection, visit one of our DC-metro area showrooms. Tax Day.

5 Ways to Wear White After Memorial Day

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Now that Memorial Day Weekend is here, it’s time to kick off the unofficial start of summer with 5 tile collections, available with Architectural Ceramics of course, that feature white in a big way. We’re here to talk fashion or tile, at one of our DC-metro area showrooms.

Design Trends: The 2019 PANTONE Color of the Year

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Learn more about how the PANTONE Color of the Year is selected, this year’s color: Living Coral, and how to incorporate it into your designed interior space (which we hope includes tile from Architectural Ceramics, of course). Remember Rose Quartz? That was so 2016. Really.

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Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

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While children everywhere are going back to school, let’s go back to basics and learn about ceramic tile through a few of Architectural Ceramic’s collections: Basics, London, and City Hall. It’s fitting that Architectural Ceramics was founded in 1985.

AC Tackles Commercial & Residential Tile Projects

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At Architectural Ceramics, we love football almost as much as we love tile. With our headquarters and showrooms located in the DC-metro area, we’ve been known to cheer for the the Washington Redskins or the Baltimore Ravens.

Week of March 23, 2020 – Spring Cleaning

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Here at Architectural Ceramics, we are fortunate to be in prime location to celebrate Washington DC’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival, and even have a mosaic dedicated to this floral time of year. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation.

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Week of March 9, 2020 – International Women’s Day

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Architectural Ceramics had the privilege of being certified as a national Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

Take It Outside: Outdoor AC Tile Collections

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Check out a few Architectural Ceramics tile collections, suitable for outdoor use, that have you covered under foot and under water. Below, we elaborate on collections, available through Architectural Ceramics, that represent each category mentioned above.

Going Above & Beyond: Backsplash Tile That Wows

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Here, Virginia-based firms Thorsen Construction and Southern Kitchens teamed up with Architectural Ceramics to design a kitchen space that features a ceramic tile with a playful feel. Image via Architectural Ceramics on Houzz. Image via Architectural Ceramics on Houzz.

Week of September 9th, 2019 – Scottish Heritage in Design

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The Design Lover’s Guide to Glasgow , Architectural Digest. Visitors to Glasgow, especially those interested in design and architecture, might want to take a look at this city guide. A Scottish Castle Fit for Interior-Design Royalty , Architectural Digest.

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Top 5 Design Posts – Fashion Week

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15 Architectural Set Designs Created for Fashion Month 2019 , dezeen. Take a look at some architecturally inspired catwalks from last year’s fashion month. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. Week of February 3, 2020.

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Week of December 9, 2019 – Holiday Decorating

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The Top 5 Destinations for Design Lovers to Visit in December , Architectural Design. This list of December locales hosting arts and design festivals, boutique hotels, and historic architecture. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation.

Week of April 20, 2020 – Earth Day

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Browse through this project to see how its unique architectural design offers an innovative approach to how we think about home building, particularly in areas where there is not an abundance of flat land. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation.

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Top 5 Design Posts of the Week – Restaurant Week

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Architectural Digest. Inside the Design of NYC’s Most Stylish New Restaurant , Architectural Digest. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. January 27, 2020. Week of January 27, 2020.

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Week of July 29th, 2019 – Hotel Design and Vacation Inspiration

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The 21 Hottest Design Hotels for 2019 , Architectural Digest. Architectural Digest searched out some gorgeously refurbished hotels from around the world that have certainly piqued our interest! Thomas recently worked with Architectural Ceramics on their $100 million renovation.

Made By Moms, For Moms: Tiled Spaces with a Feminine Touch

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Pictured above, the 2012 DC Design House features Aidan Design’s work, and Architectural Ceramic’s mother-of-pearl oval mosaic. To view this, or other shell mosaics, visit one of our DC-metro area showroom locations.

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Week of May 11, 2020 – Graduation

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College Towns , Architectural Digest. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

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Week of September 30th, 2019 – Oktoberfest

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We All Want to Come Home to This German Apartment , Architectural Digest. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. The annual Oktoberfest celebration is reaching its end in Munich, Germany this week.

Our Favorite Fall Tile Designs

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Kate Valder, our contagiously happy and seriously talented Commercial Rep for the DC area, curated this contemporary take on the Tartan, below. Kate Valder – Commercial A&D Sales, NEWH Washington DC Metro Executive Advisor kvalder@architecturalceramics.com.

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Week of November 11, 2019 – Veteran’s Day Inspired

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Top 5 Design Posts of the Week – Military Interior Design and Architecture. Step onto Tyler Perry’s 300-acre production studio , Architectural Digest. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation.

Week of September 16th, 2019 – Top 5 Fall Design Posts

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The football season kicks off in September and last season’s Super Bowl host stadium is a pretty impressive feat of architecture! Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation.

Week of June 15th, 2020 – Farmhouse & Gardens

Architectural Ceramics

With June being Fresh fruit and Vegetable Month, what better time to appreciate some stunning gardens and landscaping, including a bonus picture of Architectural Ceramic’s President David Benson and family’s home garden. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

Week of January 20, 2020 – Ski Resorts and Spa

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7 incredible Suites at Europe’s Top Ski Resorts , Architectural Digest. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. January 20, 2020. Winter is a great time to plan a ski resort getaway.

Week of October 28, 2019 – Halloween Haunts

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It’s also fascinating to take a look at the architectural elements of a space once all the wallpaper and trappings have been washed away with time. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation.

Week of May 25, 2020 – Concert Series

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Set Foot Onto Lenny Kravitz’s Otherworldly Brazilian Compound , Architectural Digest. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

Trick or Treat: Trade Tips for a Sweet Install

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” For Washington D.C. Designer: Cheryll Bowie of CKB Design, Vendor: Architectural Ceramics, Inc., Keeping the look traditional in this DC-area home meant weaving together various shades of warm and cool-toned marbles. We all know the phrase: trick or treat!

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Week of April 27, 2020 – Outer Space

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A New Exhibit Brings Southern California’s Modernist Homes Into the Moonlight , Architectural Digest. This early, 21 st century home was truly ahead of its time terms of Architectural design. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation.

Week of October 14, 2019 – Fall Harvest Season

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Inside Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom’s Lake Tahoe Retreat , Architectural Digest. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. Autumn is a fantastic time to celebrate with harvest festivals, apple picking, and general Fall fun!

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