A Book Recommendation for California Tile

Tile Talk

A few weeks later, my spouse visited The California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica. On my spouses’ return, I received a wonderful book about "California Tile" that is edited by none other than, Joseph Taylor. California Tile The Golden Era 1910 - 1940" is a great resource.

Granada Tiles Cluny Cement Tile in California Home + Design

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Breaking News Atladena black & white black and white California Home + Design cement tile concrete tile.

Avente Tile Talk: California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and.

Tile Talk

California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and California Pavers. Los Angeles is a place where California history is still held sacred. Arto Alajians signature on brick is proudly displayed at the ARTOs Brick and California Paver factory in Gardena, CA.

Design Trends: Going for Gold

Architectural Ceramics

This next mood board brings a bit of California style to the east coast, by way of rose gold tile. A California style mood board featuring rose gold tile accents. Happy Holidays! Architectural Ceramics hopes you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends.

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An Alhambra Cement Tile Fireplace In A Home On Apartment Therapy

Granada Tile

As seen on Apartment Therapy , this California beach bungalow, owned by Denise Palma of Eclectic Goods, sports a fireplace clad in Granada Tile’s Alhambra cement tiles as its focal point.

Avenue Residence in California Integrating Traditional Coastal Design

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in Coronado, California, USA, the house features a covered front porch and covered rear patio that engage the open-plan great room at the front and rear through pocketing glass doors.

Modern Family Home in California Functioning as a Working Vineyard

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Designed by Swatt Miers Architects , this modern family home in Windsor, California is built on a a 20-acre plot in the Russian River Valley, known as Retrospect Vineyards.

Installation Equation: Vintage Charm in a Northern California Bathroom

Granada Tile

In any context, Jude Mooney’s Sonoma County bathroom would be a knockout. But as the product of a first-time renovator? It’s exquisite. Simple and elegant, it has tons of vintage charm. Of course, we’re partial to the fabulous cement tile from Granada Tile that covers the floor.

Enchanting Newly Built Edwardian-Style Home in California, USA [Video]

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The post Enchanting Newly Built Edwardian-Style Home in California, USA [Video] appeared first on Freshome.com. Lindsay Chambers commissioned Palo Alto based architect Andrew Young of Yound and Borlik Architects to design a turn of the 20th century Queen Anne Victorian.

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South California Home Providing Gracious and Open Living Spaces: McElroy Residence

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Especially designed for a couple and their two sons, McElroy Residence is a modern retreat nestled in a private community in Laguna Beach, California, USA. The house opens up to take advantage of the ocean views and the Southern California atmosphere.

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.

Delightful Rustic Feel Exuded by California Beach Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Anders Lasater Architects transformed a decrepit beach dwelling in Laguna Beach, California, into a welcoming contemporary residence. ” The first floor of this beach house in California accommodates the living, dining and kitchen areas organized in an open plan.

Classic Italian Details Adorn 355 Mansfield Residence in Los Angeles, California

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

One of the goals behind 355 Mansfield Residence by Ceramiche Refin was to bring some classic Italian style to a family dwelling in Los Angeles, to have “a mix of Asian-influenced décor and Italian chic that caters to a Southern California lifestyle.

Lively Residence in California Opening Up to Zen Garden: La Jolla Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Jackson Design and Remodeling completed La Jolla Home , a colorful residence spiced up with interesting details in California. According to the project developers, the clients are people who love contemporary design and it was important to them to truly love their space.

Welcoming Array of Open and Enclosed Spaces: “House Set On The Valley” in California

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Situated on a privileged site filled with vineyards and beautiful mature trees in California, USA, this residential project consists of two separate houses connected by glass.

Northern California Home Disappears into the Landscape

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This is a wonderful feature with northern California’s temperate climate and panoramic mountain views. Photography by Mariko Reed , and information courtesy of Jensen Architects ] The post Northern California Home Disappears into the Landscape appeared first on Freshome.com.

California Restaurant Glows with Villa Lagoon Tile

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Design Inspirations – Coastal California Edition

JG Kitchens

Nature inspires along the Central California Coast (Photo Courtesy: Amerune/Creative Commons). As I’ve posted before, there’s no finer designer than Mother Nature. Her blends of color, texture and shape are breathtaking.

Steak & Whisky + Granada Tile Toscano Cement Tile

Granada Tile

For this week’s cement tile Tuesday spotlight, we turn our attention to Hermosa Beach, California, a spot for surfers, sun and now Steak & Whisky, brought to you by Chef/Partner Tin Vuong and executive chef John Shaw. .

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Avocado Acres House in California Reveals a Sloping Curved Roof

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Surfside Projects + Lloyd Russell completed an original residence in California that pays homage to the coastal style. The post Avocado Acres House in California Reveals a Sloping Curved Roof appeared first on Freshome.com.

The Modern Rejuvenation of a Classic California Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Henbest Residence is a private house recently redesigned by Robert Sweet , located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Photos by Chang Kyun Kim ] The post The Modern Rejuvenation of a Classic California Home appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture california

A Granada Tile Normandy Cement Tile Floor Brings Elegance To A Luxury Bathroom Renovation

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In this bathroom renovation, the idea was to stay true to the Arcadia, California home’s original Spanish Mission vibe.

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Malibu Field Tiles for Enhancing Your Space

Tile Talk

Created using classic red bisque, this collection offers a rustic look and feel on their own, or when they''re paired with our patterned, hand-painted Malibu Ceramic Tiles that are reminiscent of Old California, Spanish Revival architecture. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry.

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Mod Ceramic Tile Plus Design Featured in Cool California Restaurant

Making Tile Modern

Our American made Kiln ceramics 4″ Plus tile is featured throughout the Cal Shabu restaurant in Long Beach, CA. Here they’ve stenciled some cool art onto the tile. We hear the food’s great too! link].

Grandview House in California Adapted to a Long and Narrow Lot

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The creative team at RAS-A unveiled Grandview House , a private family home recently completed in Manhattan Beach, California. ” [Photography by Chang Kyun Kim] The post Grandview House in California Adapted to a Long and Narrow Lot appeared first on Freshome.com.

Mid-Century Modern Remodel in California Opens to the Outdoors

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” We love the unified look of this California home. Photography by Mariko Reed] The post Mid-Century Modern Remodel in California Opens to the Outdoors appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture California residence mid-century modern houseLocated in Lafayette, Calif.,

Chalet-Style Residence in California Withstands Harsh Weather

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Mork Ulnes Architects completed the design of a contemporary 3,300-square-foot chalet-style residence located in Norden, California. The post Chalet-Style Residence in California Withstands Harsh Weather appeared first on Freshome.com.

Split House in California Offers Sustainable Summer

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The modern Southern California home features sustainable technology: “The home was designed with green practices in mind; LED lighting is used throughout, and photovoltaic panels are incorporated into the roof,” the architects say. The Split House in Santa Monica, Calif.,

Decorative Tile in Commercial Design

Tile Talk

While I prefer the quiet residential neighborhoods for my morning walks in Los Angeles, crossing commercial swaths and busy streets can''t be avoided in California''s most populous city with a population of 3.8 By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

California Cool

The Ace of Space

It was my birthday last week. A milestone year, not because of my age, but because it’s been a year of change. We adopted an amazing little girl, and our lives have become enriched in ways that were unimaginable.

Cat and grouted hexes. (at Sausalito, California)

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New half hex floor! (at Sausalito, California)

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Summer Villa in California Blends With the Vivid Landscape

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A holiday-inspiring meadow enriched by giant oaks was the perfect site for this summer villa in California designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop. Providing the perfect balance between indoor and outdoor, this residence in Sonoma blends with the vivid landscape.

Avente Tile Talk: Discover Design with Historic Spanish Tile.

Tile Talk

As summer starts to kicks into full swing with the solstice less than 10 days away, I find myself enjoying the perfectly splendid outdoors of Southern California with longer walks each day. Patterns grouped or "blocked together" create an impact on the entry to a California Courtyard.

Modern Ranch in California Promotes Sustainable Farming

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Hupomone Ranch is an original homestead located in the Chileno Valley, just three miles west of downtown Petaluma in California, USA. The post Modern Ranch in California Promotes Sustainable Farming appeared first on Freshome.com.

California Easing Regulations for Owner-Builders

The Armchair Builder

One of the biggest benefits of building your own home as an owner-builder is the savings that can be realized. Owner-builders willing to manage the process themselves can save 25 percent or more on their new home.

Toolbox: Instant Cement Tile Gratification

Granada Tile

Toolbox California cement tile concrete tile. Are you decisive? Do you like to do things immediately? If so, waits are the worst for you. It’s no fun to make a move and then have to cool your heels before it can be completed.

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In The News: Granada Tile In Veranda

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Set off by rustic painted cabinets, burnished wood countertops and that fabulous terracotta pot bursting with sunflowers, the Sherwood tiles in the 6 x 6 inch size from our Echo Collection add to this California space’s unique “south of France meets Arts & Crafts” vibe. In the News 6x6 backsplash cement tile Echo Collection James Huniford kitchen tile Marin County Northern California Sherwood Veranda Have you checked out this month’s Veranda?

Oliver’s 1st birthday!! ?? (at Sausalito, California)

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Modern Rejuvenation of a Classic California Home: Henbest Residence

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Henbest Residence is a private house recently redesigned by Robert Sweet , located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA. Photos by Chang Kyun Kim ] The post Modern Rejuvenation of a Classic California Home: Henbest Residence appeared first on Freshome.com.

Tahoe Ski Retreat in California Displaying Interesting Design Highlights

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Diverse and welcoming, the contemporary Tahoe Ski Retreat in Truckee , California, USA captured our attention with its many appealing design highlights. Photos by Drew Kelly ] The post Tahoe Ski Retreat in California Displaying Interesting Design Highlights appeared first on Freshome.com.

Black Modern Addition to Traditional-Style Home in California

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Klopf Architecture , together with homeowner and designer Tanja DiGrande, worked on completing a modern addition to a traditional-style home in Orinda, California.

Family Home in California With Outstanding Kitchen Design

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in the Ocean Park neighborhood of Santa Monica in California, the 4,000 square foot home was cleverly imagined as having a sculptural staircase dividing the floors and plenty of details to surprise someone who sees it for the first time.