Take It Outside: Outdoor AC Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Whether you’re barbecuing near our Baltimore showroom, or you’re fixin’ to go grillin’ closer to our Atlanta showroom; summer is made for poolside meals on an outdoor patio. Check out a few Architectural Ceramics tile collections, suitable for outdoor use, that have you covered under foot and under water. The Ins and Outs of Outdoor Tile. What type of tile can be used outdoors? They’d make a stunning accent wall on an outdoor patio.

Week of November 2nd, 2020 – Outdoor Entertainment Spaces

Architectural Ceramics

As we inch closer to cold weather and dig out our winter wardrobe, let’s take some time to once more appreciate some inspiring outdoor entertainment spaces and get inspired this winter for an exterior addition to enjoy this spring! Open and Outdoor – Summer Oasis Inspiration.


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Innovation in Ceramic Architecture: The TR HOUSE BARCELONA

Tile of Spain USA

The TR House Barcelona project by PMMT is a single-family home that takes on a unique approach to architectural design. The home has several outdoor living spaces outlined by a continuous pattern glazed ceramic tiles stacked in a hanging interwoven stainless-steel wire mesh.

20 of the Coolest Outdoor Fireplaces

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

However, thanks to modern ingenuity, outdoor fireplaces are just as popular as their indoor counterparts. Outdoor fireplaces tend to be constructed from three main materials: stone, brick and plaster. Take a look below for some of the top outdoor fireplace designs in each material. Stone outdoor fireplaces Stone is a natural material for a fireplace. What’s more, stone offers versatility in any outdoor setting. Image: Graytek Wood can even work outdoors.

3 Handmade Cement Tile Ideas for Your Indoor-Outdoor Bathroom

The Cement Tile

Interior designers and architects have begun to turn away from the contemporary looks and revolutionize homeowners’ bathrooms with the advent of indoor-outdoor bathrooms. Indoor-outdoor bathrooms bring the elements of the great outdoors to the home’s interior, through poured cement, thick greenery, or even natural woods. Look no further for inspiration, as we’ve curated three handmade cement tile ideas for your indoor-outdoor bathroom.

25 Refreshing Outdoor Shower Ideas For An Easy, Breezy Summer

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Plus, if you live near the beach, an outdoor shower makes it easy to rinse the sand off before going indoors. These outdoor shower ideas are an easy project that can add to your patio or yard, enhance the beauty of your landscaping and add value to your home. Adding an outdoor shower is as easy as converting a water hose or spigot into a shower. Oceanside Outdoor Shower Enclosure, $365 This vinyl enclosure with a curtain adds privacy to your existing outdoor shower.

Which Architectural Style Is Right for You?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Architectural style is almost as unique as the families that live within the home, so it’s a deeply personal decision. Understanding the most common architectural styles helps you narrow down your choices. Clean lines allow the landscape to shine in the modern architectural style. Symmetry is vital for Colonial architectural style. The architectural style has been around since the 1600s, so it doesn’t rely on ever-changing trends.

Mountain Modern Architecture: 7 Ways to Define the Trend

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Architecture that pays homage to mountain life without the heavy hand makes these homes more livable. Indoor/Outdoor Living. Indoor/outdoor living offers more space. What’s the point of having a mountain home if you totally ignore your outdoor space? Modern homes think of outdoor land as part of the total living space, which means walls of retractable windows, huge decks and ski-in, ski-out basements. Architecture architecture modern mountain modern

Fire Pits and Outdoor Fireplaces to Keep You Warm and Toasty in the Fall

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Just because the temperatures are cooler doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy being outdoors. While you may not be able to use that outdoor shower for a while, fire pits and outdoor fireplaces are a great way to enjoy the beauty of this season. Whether entertaining family and friends or just enjoying the peace and solitude of your own backyard, these fire pits and outdoor fireplaces can keep you warm and toasty. A complete outdoor entertaining area.

Avente Tile Talk: Enhance Your Outdoor Space with Cement or.

Tile Talk

Enhance Your Outdoor Space with Cement or Ceramic Tiles. Summer is now in full-swing with vacations, short getaways, daily outings, and entertaining outdoors with friends and family members alike. Similar to the inside of your home, your outdoor space should also reflect your personality and décor style. Regardless of your choice, the end result will transform any outdoor living space into something you would be proud to entertain in or for alone time.

12 Covered Outdoor Living Areas to Maximize Patio Usage During Cooler Months

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Covered outdoor living areas give you the chance to maximize your patio’s usage even as the seasons change. When you protect your outdoor space from the elements, you can leave pillows and throws outside. If you want some inspiration for your own covered outdoor living area, read on for 12 stunning examples. 12 covered outdoor living areas Cover your patio to create a space that marries fresh air and comfortable furniture. Outdoor

Stylish Home Near Moscow Flaunts Round Architecture

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

SL Project imagined a home displaying round architecture near Moscow that will make you look closely at all the details. The architecture studio designed this contemporary single family home with an open layout in mind. This creates a strong connection to the manicured garden and encourages inhabitants to live an indoor-outdoor life. Observe the curved windows that make the architecture look like a futuristic approach to living a modern lifestyle.

Austin Architectural Lunch & Learn presented by Tile of Spain

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The CEU, titled “ Great Outdoors: New Growth for Ceramics ,” reviews developments that are positioning tile to be the go-to material choice for exterior cladding and paving solutions in 2017. From gauged thin porcelain panels to ½” thick pavers, ceramics now have the perfect formats and performance to tackle the external skin and landscape of architectural projects.

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Poolside Retreat Revives Outdoor Space in Spanish Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Photography by Salva Lopez and information courtesy of MESURA ] The post Poolside Retreat Revives Outdoor Space in Spanish Home appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture Modern Outdoor Space Poolside Terraces Storage SpaceMESURA’s Sant Mori Pérgola poolside retreat creates a new space for a family to enjoy sunny days at their summer home in Sant Mori, Spain. Despite their regular use the pool, the adjacent patio was uncomfortable and unused.

20 Modern Outdoor Bar Ideas To Entertain With!

Trendir Magazine

These 20 modern outdoor bar ideas will make it easy to entertain and enjoy the warmer months within your outside space! Here’s another beautiful, contemporary outdoor kitchen complete with a bar area to enjoy all of the sips and treats served up out there. World of Architecture showcased this impressive, Hollywood-style home and all its luxurious backyard touches. Mile High Landscaping brings us a super modern outdoor bar but one that has some extra personality.

The Coolest Outdoor Shower You May Ever See

Making Tile Modern

Thanks to our friends at famed San Francisco landscape architecture firm, The Guzzardo Partnership, Our Lush glass subway tile became part of this project. And the residents of this Silicon Valley condo complex get to wash the pool chlorine off in style. Modwalls’ Lush 3×6 Orange Glass Subway Tile Color Poppy. outdoortile #shower #theguzzardopartnership #lushglasstile #poppy #orange #design #livewithcolor.

Contemporary Gated Community Home Unraveling a Seamless Connection To Outdoors

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Built to address the needs of a modern family, the home known as Casa Ceolin was imagined by AT Arquitetura with a linear layout which enhances the connection between indoors and outdoors. ” In a hot climate zone, this home is like an oasis – a visually appealing indoor-outdoor residence connecting the social and private living areas inside to the enormity of the blissful outdoors. Architecture AT Arquitetura Casa Ceolin gated community home

Home Remodel in Canada Maintains Prairie Style Architecture Details

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The Du Tour Residence in Montréal, Canada is the result of a renovation project completed by Open Form Architecture in collaboration with interior design firm FX Studio. Initially designed by an architect in the ‘60s, the project features many of the time period’s distinctive architectural details preserved during the rehabilitation process. The creative team focused on highlighting the building’s “prairie style” architecture by reintroducing the use of natural wood.

Using Cement Tiles Outdoors: The Importance of Using a Top-Coat Sealant with UV Filters

Cement Style

To a lesser extent, the uses of these versatile, colorful tiles outdoors are slowly being discovered. Their use on building facades and walls creates a work of art that compliments the building architecture and design. Cement tiles are prominently used outdoors in a few hotels such as the SLS Miami and SLS Las Vegas as pool decking. An important factor to consider when using cement tiles is the use of the appropriate sealant for indoor or outdoor installations.

Hillside Eichler-Inspired Residence in California: “Atrium House” by Klopf Architecture

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Klopf Architecture was challenged to design Atrium House , an Eichler-inspired 21st-Century, energy efficient new home that would replace a dilapidated 1940s home for a family of three in Belmont, California. Progress through the spaces, stepping down with the sloping hillside until you arrive in the indoor/outdoor living room. The changing moods of nature are reflected in the house due to the direct outdoor views at nearly every vantage point in the house.

Nate Berkus’s Home And Granada Tile Covered Deck In Architectural Digest

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Profiled in the January 2017 issue of Architectural Digest , on newsstands now, the home is inviting, soothing and kid-friendly! A great choice for any outdoor space! The post Nate Berkus’s Home And Granada Tile Covered Deck In Architectural Digest appeared first on Granada Tile Cement Tile Blog | Tile Ideas, Tips and More. Breaking News Architectural Digest deck Douglas Friedman exterior Hancock Park Jeremiah Brent Los Angeles Nate Berkus outdoor patio pool

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. This communal space thoughtfully combines an outdoor patio with an urban garden that could transport you away from city life. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

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Balcony Garden in Hanoi Proves Every Home Can Have Outdoor Space

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in a small and narrow alley in Hanoi, Vietnam, the QT House by Landmak Architecture is a smaller version of the typical tube house. The architects describe the fourth floor as “a functional mix: an entertainment room, an altar room, a laundry room, a small garden and a roof with a skylight that enables direct contact with the outdoors.” Architecture balcony garden exceptional contemporary home Vietnam residence

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.

Regional Architecture: Palm Beach

The Perfect Bath

You feel completely transported to another time and place dining outdoors in one of the courtyards. Uncategorized Addison Mizner Architecture Carrere and Hastings Everglades Club Henry Flagler Lake Worth Mediterranean style Palm Beach Royal Poinciana Palm Beach was an exotic wilderness with only one building and a lighthouse until about 1870.

Bring The Outdoors In With Our Favorite Ways To Display House Plants

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Images: My Adele and M+A Architecture Studio You don’t have to have a green thumb or an interior design degree to bring a beautiful touch of nature indoors. The post Bring The Outdoors In With Our Favorite Ways To Display House Plants appeared first on Freshome.com. Indoor plants not only make your living space more inviting and luxurious, they also make your home’s air healthier. Check out some of our favorite ways to freshen up your home décor with a touch of green.

Spanish Companies Showcase Trends and Innovations at Coverings 2021

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Small Scale in the Great Outdoors. News Architectural Design Coverings Coverings 2021 interior design Spanish Tile Tile Tile Design Tile of Spain Tile Trends Trends

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ARDEX Introduces X 90 OUTDOOR™ the New Level in Mortar Standards

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

ARDEX Introduces X 90 OUTDOOR™ the New Level in Mortar Standards. June 5, 2017 – ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX X 90 OUTDOOR™ MicroteC3 Rapid-Set, Flexible Tile and Stone Mortar is now available for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America. Featuring revolutionary weather proof innovation in mortar technology, ARDEX X 90 OUTDOOR is formulated with specialty, high-performance ARDEX cements, polymers and microfibers.

Architecture Asymmetry in the Service of Comfortable Living: Park City Residence

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Spotted by Freshome on Trulia , the residence boasts five bedrooms and six bathrooms, outdoor areas for entertainment, a sports court and an artificial pond. The post Architecture Asymmetry in the Service of Comfortable Living: Park City Residence appeared first on Freshome.com. Ideas modern architecture Situated on 2.62 acres dramatically overlooking three ski areas, this contemporary retreat in Park City, Utah displays an inspiring design throughout.

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

Architectural Ceramics

Lake House Harmonizes the Architecture with Scenic Surrounding , Architectural Design. Best Of Community Contemporary Design Outdoor Tile Tips Top 5 Design Posts of the Week Trends architecture beach houses design lake homes lake houses llake houses tile water water homes

Week of July 6th, 2020 – National Parks & Design

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Bringing the Outdoors In. She went on to be one of the top interior designers in the country, working for Fred Harvey Architects during her career in Architecture and Design. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

5 Ways to Wear White After Memorial Day

Architectural Ceramics

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. It’s commonplace to kick off the beginning of summer with picnics and outdoor barbecues during Memorial Day Weekend. Whether it’s marble, ceramic, or porcelain, Architectural Ceramics has a variety of white tile options for your next project.

Week of September 28th, 2020 – Coffee Shops and Café Aesthetics

Architectural Ceramics

12 of Our Favorite Modern Coffee Shop Designs Around the World , Architectural Digest. Noorderparkbar in Amsterdam has to be our personal favorite, as it’s unique stand-alone design blends right in with the modern and progressive city Architecture. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

Why External Porcelain Paving is a Safer Choice for Your Patio

The London Tile Co.

Our PorcelPave range exclusively offers external options with many great benefits: Slip resistant surface ideal for outdoor use. Step seamlessly from inside you home to your outdoor space and feel like you haven’t left the room with these specially designed tiles in the indoor-outdoor collection. This natural yet durable stone look is perfect for a range of architectural and landscaping projects. See our full range of outdoor porcelain tiles here.

Is The Covid-19 Pandemic Reviving A Historic Residential Design Feature?

JG Kitchens

My latest piece looks at one outdoor feature that could become a part of many more home plans going forward. Outdoor Living Uncategorized courtyards Covid COVID-19 design trends historic architecture landscape architecture landscape design outdoor living pandemic wellness design

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Week of March 16, 2020 – Landscaping

Architectural Ceramics

Now is the time to get your outdoor spaces ready to host the ultimate backyard party. Caribbean Colonial Architecture Provides The Inspo For This Waterfront Florida Home , Luxe. 13 Pergolas That Keep it Cool For Indoor/Outdoor Living , Dwell. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

2019 Architecture Trends: What to Expect This Year

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

When you think about architecture, you might imagine the timeless columns of a Grecian revival or the clean lines of a mid-century modern home. But for every classic architecture style, there are a few that didn’t quite weather the test of time. It’s why you can sometimes tell exactly when a home was built based on its architectural style alone (looking at you, 1990s ranch). Well-planned outdoor spaces are like an extension of your home. Outdoor living.

Prefabricated House in Mexico Inspired by Love for the Outdoors

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The Mexican architectural firm SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos designed the unconventional Casa Molina residence. The U-shaped prefabricated house in Mexico features an optimum indoor-outdoor connection. The post Prefabricated House in Mexico Inspired by Love for the Outdoors appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture Prefab home prefabricated houseThis prefabricated house in Mexico offers a total living area of 1722 square feet (approximately 160 square meters).

Cantilevered Home Shaping Indoor-Outdoor Lifestyle 

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

And when I say inside, I mean in this captivating indoor-outdoor environment. This was a great solution as it embeds the garden inside now and creates more space outdoors. We are lucky to have access to such inspiring architecture and have everyone embed creative ideas into their next design projects. We’d love to know what you liked best, so The post Cantilevered Home Shaping Indoor-Outdoor Lifestyle appeared first on Freshome.com.

Australian Beachfront Home Encouraging Outdoor Living

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Living in a modern Australian home connected to the outdoors is a dream. Designed by Davis Architects , this beachfront home in Byron Bay, Australia, is prepared to offer its inhabitants the best mix between indoor and outdoor living. The existing sub-tropical climate by the coast implies a lifestyle lived partly outdoors. Indoor-outdoor living, large breezeway windows and overly generous covered outdoor areas are key in the design “conception” of this project.

Modern LA Home Boasting Remarkable Outdoor Living

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Natural light makes art flourish on walls and invites outdoors in the beautiful garden. Privacy continues in the garden, where the extensive use of glass between indoor and outdoor is protected by green fences all around. A tree planted outdoors is clearly seen through the glass enclosure designed for it, making the space feel both indoors and outdoors. The post Modern LA Home Boasting Remarkable Outdoor Living appeared first on Freshome.com.

Just As Good On The Inside…(Indoor/Outdoor Furniture)

The Ace of Space

Architectural Detail Design Easy Updates for the Home Inspiration The Great Outdoors Ballard Design bolick interiors portfolio Gazelle Arm Chair Gilt Home Indoor/Outdoor Furniture Inmod.com Outdoor Dining Stylish Outdoor Seating The Ace Of Space Blog The Inspired Room Tolix Chair Summer is here!!! With the scorching heat of the southern sun- comes the pool and neighborhood kids running rampant through our home (Yes, we are the house).

Terrace House in Melbourne Embraces Sustainable Architecture

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

” The new design ensures an optimum indoor-outdoor connection, thanks to an array of carefully placed windows. “Through the insertion of a central void, adjacent to a multi-purpose studio space, opening onto a roof deck, the occupants engage with the outdoors – the sun, the sky and trees,” the architects added. The post Terrace House in Melbourne Embraces Sustainable Architecture appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture modern architecture terrace hous