"Return" of the Cleveland Museum of Art - Architectural Ceramics.


Cleveland, Ohio Bath Remodel

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Here are some photos of a bathroom remodel sent to me by Danielle in our Oakwood Village (Cleveland) store. Looks great, thanks Danielle! BEFORE: AFTER: BEFORE: AFTER: BEFORE: AFTER

MSI Opens Cleveland-area Showroom, Distribution Center

Stone Update

Facility will service all of Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Featured People+Places News

Rafael Viñoly's New Atrium at the Cleveland Museum of Art.


Cleveland Wellness Center Selects Saint-Gobain’s SageGlass Dynamic Glass

The A to Z of Building

A senior apartment community in suburban Cleveland, Ohio is using SageGlass® dynamic glass, a product of Saint-Gobain, in its new Wellness Center to create a more comfortable, healthful and energy

Noble Company Acquired

Stone Update

Manufacturer of tile-installation goods, shower elements bought by Cleveland company. Featured Company News

A Glass Tile Mosaic School Foyer: "Growing Through Learning.


Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital Horticultural Therapy Suite Glass Tile Mosaic "The Four Seasons of Healing"


Hi all, Last spring I was contacted by Debbie Lewis from University Hospitals of Cleveland. She invited me to create a glass tile mosaic for the new Horticultural Therapy Suite at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, part of University Hospital of Cleveland.


The Tile Shop

We''ll be heading to Pittsburgh and Cleveland tomorrow to visit some more stores Lauren and I just got back from a trip to our new Manassas store. It looks great!

Art Walk: A Tile Mural for a Community Re-Development Project


The Clark-West 25th Street neighborhood of Cleveland has a large Hispanic population and a lively street scene. Through a grant from the Cleveland Foundation they were able to commission me to create a ceramic tile mural for the graffiti covered building entrance.


The Tile Shop

Lauren and I just got back from our visit to Pittsburgh and Cleveland. Some great new stuff out there! First the new Pittsburgh location, Robinson. Here are some new vignttes from the store.

Ceramic Tile Mural Celebrates Autistic Children and their Families


A smaller mural is their satellite location on Cleveland''s West Side.

North Olmsted

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We just got back from a trip our new store in Cleveland- North Olmsted. It looks great- it''s in a brand new strip mall. Good luck to Scott and his staff. Here are some shots of the new store

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Features 3M Window Film

The A to Z of Building

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, recently teamed with 3M and Sunray Window Films, who installed 3M Sun Control Window Film Prestige Exterior 40 on the exterior glass of


CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

and Operation Compassion in Cleveland, Tenn. CANTON, OH (October 20, 2014) – David Allen Company, a leading installer of tile, marble, granite and terrazzo, donated six trucks of flooring to Tile Partners for Humanity (TPFH) from its Washington, D.C., facility in September. TPFH represents the partnership of tile industry members working to support nonprofit partners like Habitat for Humanity and community outreach centers through donations of tile materials and labor.


CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Lisa Boen, vice president of operations for Operation Compassion in Cleveland, Tenn., CANTON, OH (Dec.

MIA Moves Headquarters To Oberlin, Ohio


The MIA continues to enjoy easy access to the Cleveland airport." Today, MIA member Cleveland Quarries continue that tradition. The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has relocated its world headquarters from Westlake, Ohio to Oberlin, Ohio.

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#FlexBoneFriday Feature: Christopher McNeeley of Archer Home Improvements

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Today’s #FlexBoneFriday Feature comes from the great state of Ohio: Christopher McNeeley and his crew at Archer Home Improvements recently used ARDEX UI 740™ FLEXBONE® Uncoupling Membrane at the Mulberry Bar and Sports Facility in Cleveland.

A Note from Jim


Safety : The MIA hosted a small focus group of 15 members in the Cleveland area. So much of the MIA’s mission is focused on providing members with technical support, standards, education, and credentialing. Yet the one area I sometimes take for granted is the role the MIA plays in bringing people together.

Do You Live in One of Orkin’s Top 50 Rattiest Cities?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Ed Sologa Design Build The top 10 on the Rattiest Cities list include, in order: Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, Detroit, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Baltimore, and Denver. Today, Orkin released its annual Top 50 Rattiest Cities List.

Fossil Fueled

KB Culture

Monopolistically produced by a subsidiary of the Standard Oil Company at the rate of six stoves per minute in a Cleveland factory, this oil-fueled appliance was a hit with households, selling more than 450,000 units that year. From the future of cooking to the past—1913, to be precise.

Penny Tile Makes a Comeback

The Perfect Bath

James made those remarks after Cleveland had its eight game winning streak snapped by the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night,” even jerseys cheap though anyone who watches the team play or can read a stat sheet easily sees those roles belong to James. Little round mesh-mounted porcelain tiles–called Penny Tile–are both traditional and modern. They are a familiar form from ’30s-era baths, when little black daisy designs were installed in a bed of white.

A Note From Jim: MIA Focuses on 2015


At StonExpo, the newest presentation will be debuted on sandstone and presented by committee chair Dave Dunn, Cleveland Quarries. I had the privilege of going to Spain in November to witness the MIA receive a Macael Award, as well as learn more about the local stone market in the Macael region. When discussing what it takes to be successful in the stone industry, I could have closed my eyes and I would not have been able to differentiate between the Spanish producer or the U.S. producer.

One Small Bath, Many Ideas

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and it bothered no one in Cleveland that the Rams reached Super Bowl XIV against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Occasionally, one inspiring photo can bring about a wealth of new ideas. This presumably small bath originally pictured in Architectural Digest offers many opportunities to discuss small bath options. While I am not sure of the exact length of this bath, it appears to be only about 6 feet wide. By all accounts that makes for a very narrow space.

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ICFF and Design Week in NYC

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both of Cleveland and Nasima Johnson, Patrick’s Day parade had cheap jerseys from china tangled motives Milwaukee’s first recorded St. The second week of May has evolved into “Design Week” in New York. In addition to the opening of the Kips Bay Decorator Show House and Collective Design, there is the major trade show International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF).