Austin Architectural Lunch & Learn presented by Tile of Spain

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Tile of Spain was one of the featured speakers at the Facades+ AM Austin conference presented July 18 th by Architects Newspaper. Blog Austin CEU Events Facades Plus Lunch and Learn Ryan FasanThe 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.

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The Tile Shop: Design by Kirsty: Sneak Peak from our new Austin.

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Sneak Peak from our new Austin Arboretum Store. Heres a "sneak peak" from the new Austin Arboretum store… The Dexter vignette. skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Tile Shop: Design by Kirsty. Design Tips, Inspiration, and Tile Shop updates. Search This Blog. Loading. Friday, January 10, 2014. Happy Friday! Its Tripoli Blanco, the Kirkland Mosaic and Hampton Carrara. We love the bright colors and contemporary look!!

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Artisan Group: Back in Austin Again

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Texas capital city hosts seventh annual group meeting/industry showcase for fabricator network. Featured Association Beat News

Breaking News: Custom Kitchen Tiles On The Cover of Tribeza Magazine

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Here’s another view of that same kitchen, this time gracing the cover of the January interiors edition of Tribeza , another Austin-based publication. Breaking News In the News Project Spotlight #tiletuesday Austin backsplash tile kitchen backsplash kitchen tile kitchen tile backsplash Texas Tile Tuesday Tribeza Last week we shared about the custom tiles we created for a Texan kitchen that propelled it onto the cover of Bungalow.

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In The News: Custom Kitchen Tiles On The Cover Of Bungalow Magazine

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The custom tiles we created for a Texan kitchen designed and built by Adam Talianchich of Austin-based Hatchworks, added up to more than just great style. Breaking News In the News Project Spotlight Austin Hatchworks kitchen backsplash kitchen tile kitchen tile backsplash kitchen tile ideas Texas tile style Tile Tuesday Talk about a terrific tile Tuesday!

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Five New Ryland Homes Communities Open across Austin

The A to Z of Building

Ryland Homes Austin has opened five new, and conveniently located communities, in Austin. Each community – Saratoga Hills located in Austin, Rancho Sienna and Santa Rita Ranch located in

Bathroom Tile Inspirations

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Bath-contemporary-bathroom-austin''> Some inspiring bathroom tile design ideas.

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Balancing Restraint and Sophistication: “Tree House” Family Residence in Austin, Texas

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Especially developed for a family in Austin, Texas, the Tree House by Matt Fajkus Architecture inspires good vibes throughout. The post Balancing Restraint and Sophistication: “Tree House” Family Residence in Austin, Texas appeared first on Freshome.com. Welcome to a contemporary family home defined by balance and healthy living.

A Tunis Cement Tile Elevates An Open-Plan Kitchen

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In this Austin kitchen by Lauren Ramirez, a backsplash of Tunis cement tiles is elevated by a backsplash of Granada Tile’s Tunis cement tiles. Breaking News Austin Avenue B Development kitchen Lauren Ramirez TunisThe blue and white design picks up the bright color of the island island while brass, wood, leather and rattan add warmth. The vintage rattan bar stools and the leather dining chairs form a complementary pairing.

Austin-Based Housing Startup KASITA Reveals Prototype at SXSW Interactive

The A to Z of Building

After three years of R&D, Austin-based housing startup KASITATM revealed its prototype at SXSW® Interactive, where it was awarded the 2016 SXSW Innovation Award in the Smart Cities category

White Construction to Lead of Inland Surf Park Project in Austin, Texas

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White Construction Company has been chosen to lead construction of the first inland surf park in North America, located in Austin, Texas, near Austin Bergstrom International Airport. NLand Surf Park

Modern New Home in Texas Uncovering Views of Downtown Austin Over Treetops

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Rising on a hilltop in the Barton Hills neighborhood of Austin, Texas, this modern new home by A Parallel Architecture spreads over 2,700 square feet. Overlooking downtown and South Austin from the expansive upstairs bedroom terrace as well as different vantage points throughout, the newly built residence offers a contemporary suite of living, entertaining and private spaces behind its bright yellow front door.

Lennar Joins Leaders from City of Austin to Open City's First Solar-Standard Community

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Lennar, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, today joined leaders from the City of Austin and Austin Energy, as well as Texas policymakers, to open the city's first solar-standard

Cielo and TIER REIT Partner to Build 28-Story Office Tower in Downtown Austin

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Austin-based Cielo Property Group and TIER REIT, Inc. a Dallas-based real estate investment trust, have partnered to build a unique 349,000-square-foot office tower in downtown Austin featuring a

Austin Insulated Window Blinds Plans to Unveil Temperature Controlling Insulated Window Blinds

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Austin Insulated Window Blinds announced its plans to unveil a new type of cost-effective, energy efficient insulated window treatment that makes it affordable for everyone to cover the windows in

Transwestern Plans to Construct Specialty Micro-Unit Community in Austin, Texas

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in Austin, Texas. Transwestern Development Co. today announces its plans to develop Indie Apartments, a specialty micro-unit community at 1648 E. Sixth St. Transwestern Development Co. acquired nearly

2019 Texas, Tennessee Stone Study Tours Set

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Natural Stone Institute sponsors journeys to Austin in June and Knoxville in August. Featured Association Beat News

ISFA Annual Meeting Set for Nov. 4-5

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Networking events, education included in Austin, Texas, event. Featured Associations News

The Best Areas to Stay in Texas

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Whether you want to travel to San Antonio, Austin, the Hill Country, or surrounding communities, you'll find the best areas to stay. Austin Although Austin is the capital of Texas, it's a relatively small city. No matter what your interests, Austin has a tour you'll enjoy.

Civitas Senior Living to Own and Manage Ledgestone Senior Living in Dripping Springs, Austin

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Civitas Senior Living, LLC has broken ground for, Ledgestone Senior Living, a Senior Lifestyle Apartment Community that offers Independent and Assisted Living Apartments along with a Memory Care

Austin, Texas, Firm Turns an Eye-Sore into a Stunning Gem of a House

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If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you know that we love the idea of using old buildings—at least when it makes sense. Our position is that there are more than enough 1960s ranches, 1920s bungalows, or 1970s split-levels that … Continue reading → Architecture Green Home Improvement Projects Affordable Renovation Design on a Dime Francisco Gomes Gomes + Staub Architects IKEA Salvage Materials

Customer Photos- Tiled Front Porch

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Sally from our Austin South location shared some fantastic customer photos with me last week. Good morning! Her clients used the Vintage wood tile for their entire front porch. It turned out great!! I especially like the design they used in front of the door. I haven''t seen this before- very creative! Have a great day! Kirsty

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Neutral Beauties

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Please click on the images to view: This next space is from Jarred Burnstein in our Austin, TX location. He designed the business office at the Ridgeview Apartment Complex in Austin. Good morning! I have some lovely neutral toned spaces to share with you today. This first bath is one of the new displays in our Tampa, FL showroom (the Lindsey). It is a showpiece located in the corner of the store featuring the Royal Amber Marble and Chatham Blend Mosaic.

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Choose Ceramics for Safety

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El Molini, Austin. Never before had we been so aware of the importance of hygiene as during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new cleaning and disinfecting habits are undoubtedly here to stay and concepts such as ease of cleaning and hygiene will be prioritized when it comes to choosing materials.

The Rachel Vignette

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Lauren was in Fort Wayne, IN while I was in our Austin Mopac location. Good morning! Lauren and I were visiting new stores last week. We both took photos of new vignettes to share with you from these showrooms….we''ll we''ll be posting them over the next few weeks. The first one is the "Rachel"- named after shabby chic designer extraordinaire Rachel Ashwell. Please click on the photo to view

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Cement Tile at The Hotel Van Zandt

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The buzz about Austin’s new Hotel Van Zandt is really hitting the airways. Ikat Cement Tile, March 2016 Interior Design, Van Zandt Hotel, Austin, TX. Ikat Cement Tile, March 2016 Interior Design, Van Zandt Hotel, Austin, TX. March 2016 Interior Design, Van Zandt Hotel, Austin, TX. March 2016 Interior Design, Van Zandt Hotel, Austin, TX. Interior Design, March 2016.

Laura Britt Design

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I am a big fan of Austin, TX designer Laura Britt! She mixes color and texture well- and seems to have a playful sense of design. Here are some of my favorite rooms she has done, but take a look at her website for more: [link]

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A Look at New Tile Neutrals

Tile of Spain USA

Here’s a look at some beige and earthy neutral tiles: An imitation stone porcelain stoneware tile, Austin tile by Undefasa is a floor tile collection available in ivory, beige and sand. Many Tile of Spain collections feature complimentary neutral tones meant to work together to create a unique neutral canvas. Stripes, solids and patterns in the same color tones allow for spaces to be as unique as the people that inhabit them.

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A Chat with Garza Marfa

Heath Ceramics

OK, Jamey’s originally from Austin, but worked in California for years.) California and Texas have long had a friendly rivalry but that’s been put to rest for now – at least from a design perspective – by Californians turned Texans, Jamey Garza and Constance Holt-Garza. (OK, The duo have created the perfect Texas-meets-California line of home furnishings and accessories.

New Home in Texas Boasting Impressive Transparency 

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This home in Texas, the Matthews Residence by Austin-based Matt Garcia Design speaks for itself when it comes to style. Newly built in Austin, Texas, the contemporary residence can make you feel energized and blessed. Imagine waking up to hillside views of Austin or reading a good book resting on the comfy chair under the bedroom’s skylight.

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Parade of Homes 2014

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Please click on the images to view: The Kitchen- featuring Emperador with Crema Small Broken Mosaic in a vertical pattern: Master Bath featuring Royal Amber Mix B/C Small Versailles , Eastern Arena Ceramic and the Austin Glass Weave Mosaic: Guest Bath featuring the Smokey Glass Mosaic : Jack and Jill Bath featuring Vetro Blanco and Mystic River Mix with Glass : Have a great day! Good afternoon! We went to several local Parade of Homes over the weekend.

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Customer Photos

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I assisted designer Alexis Austin with selections." " Nova Hex Graphite kitchen backsplash. Good morning! I have some beautiful customer spaces to share with you this morning. This project is from Jason D'Asto in our Scottsdale, AZ showroom. Jason says, "I thought you might enjoy photos of a recent project. The Cave Creek home is the residence of Robert and April Young. Ravena Bianco 4x8 with Meram Blanc Somersets in the secondary bath.

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Aqua Verde – Architectural Proofs

Life of an Architect

This project is in Austin, Texas and has a magnificent site – it overlooks the mighty Colorado river and the vistas are everything you could possibly hope for. Now if I can only convince my partners that we need more photos of bathrooms and utility rooms … Design Modern House Projects Austin Modern Architecture modern house photography

Paint Finish Selection and Some new Customer Photos!

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He designed this awesome San Dona Marble bathroom: Next, Sally Mann from our Austin South location shared this new amazing kitchen backsplash with our Hampton Carrara Polished 3" x 6" : Thanks for sharing, Have a great day! Good morning! We get so many questions about the paint selections in our showrooms!

A Stylish Legno Bathroom

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He features the Legno Scuro on the floor, the large herringbone mosaic and petite strips in the shower and the Austin weave mosaic around the tub. Good morning! I have a very stylish bathroom from Chrisopher Hoglan in our Sunset Hills, MO showroom to share with you today. What a creative tile design! Please click on the images to view: A fun fact about the Legno Series : Legno was named for it's "wood like appearance". Legno means "wood" in Italian.

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Why Architects should Blog | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Home / Architects / Why Architects should Blog Why Architects should Blog Bob Borson — May 5, 2014 — 40 Comments I was asked to be the Master of Ceremonies for the AIA Austin Design Awards ceremony, an event that took place last Thursday evening (May 1st). I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and this event was most likely going to be filled with ex-professors and old classmates of mine.

To Respect and Remember

Diary of a Tile Addict

Artist Tim Austin scraping grout on the new memorial. This recently completed monument is restoring dignity and respect to those buried at the Delaware State Hospital, a former psychiatric institution known to locals as ‘Farnhurst’ The Spiral Cemetery.

Around the Store

Heath Ceramics

Clockwise from top left: Christian Rathbone pillow / Heath large teapot / Llane Alexis upcycled little monster / Stan Bitters birdhouse / Heath tile in New Sky Blue, Horizon Blue, Opal Blue, Modern Blue / Wildsam Austin Field Guide / Heath Rim Stack Mug. Pretty blues in every corner.

Outstanding Texas Home Merging Visual Warmth with Psychical Comfort

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Today we would like to present Austin Cabin , a project situated in the Martis Camp development in California, USA. The Austin Cabin is filled with handcrafted furniture and accessories, and the attention to detail make every piece special.” Walton Architecture has an impressive portfolio consisting of mesmerizing chalet-like dwellings located within rich natural landscapes.

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Customer Photos

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They used our new Austin Mosaic (one of my personal favorites) as the highlight. Good morning! We have some great customer photos to share with you today. The first one comes from Michael K. in our Farmington, MI showroom. His customers were redoing their Keller Williams Real Estate office. Great to see this in a commercial application, I''m sure their clients will be impressed!

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Entra Magazine: We've got the blues. - Blogger

Entra Magazine

Thought wed share a few sneek peeks from our beautiful upcoming holiday issue: The dining room of a glittering Manhattan apartment designed by Penny Drue Baird Mid-century cool in Austin, Texas A new luxury suite in the heart of Amsterdam Can you guess? MAGAZINE. ABOUT. RESOURCES. CONTACT. Wednesday, November 9, 2011. We've got the blues. But its a good thing!

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Reveals What’s Trending

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This Austin home also has a clearly defined open floor plan. Image: Triton Austin Isham says ceiling treatments are also being used to define spaces. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) tracks yearly trends through its Best in American Living award winners and its Design Trends Roundtable. Alexandra Isham, Program Manager for Design at the NAHB, let Freshome in on some of the trends the organization has observed.

Week of October 5th, 2020 – School Building Design and Architecture

Architectural Ceramics

Although it’s only 735 square feet of interior space, this school utilizes provisions in the Austin, TX development code for compatible use, creating a diverse urban education center within the typical single-family neighborhood. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.