July, 2020

Designing with Color: Chromatic Trends Inspired by Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

Thanks to their versatility in finish, format, shape and size, ceramic tiles offer an unlimited number of design solutions for residential and commercial spaces with which we can explore.

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Playlist of the Week – USA

Architectural Ceramics

Week of June 29th, 2020. As the month of July approaches, the time for Summer fun and festivities arrives as well! This 4th of July season will bring new challenges in the post-COVID-19 new normal, including socially distant fireworks, virtual cheers and many more innovations that have kept us sane during these recent trying months. As the way of life slowly adapts and adjust to the “new world”, one thing remains the same: American Music.

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Mesmerizing outdoor kitchen ideas to Inspire your next big renovation

Trendir Magazine

The hotter it gets, the more time we want to spend outside. Whether that is swimming in a pool, sitting and enjoying the summer heat, or simply being outside, there’s something about summer that just feels oh so right. With that being said, who doesn’t love cooking outside? Something about a grilled anything, just tastes better.

Copying Catalan Ceramics

Diary of a Tile Addict

We have extensively covered the work of counterfeit ceramacist Diogo Machado – aka Add Fuel – but have recently discovered another artist with a similar take on tiles. Catalan visual artist Javier de Riba creates tiled flooring with stencils and spray paints.

Natural Stone Institute: R.I.S.E. Home #28

Stone Update

Member provide natural stone, fabrication for special-needs veteran’s new home. Featured Association Beat News

The Art of Spanish Ceramics

Decorative Materials

Innovation is everything right now and what we are seeing from Spanish designers and manufacturers is monumental. Their intricate style can add an artistic element to a variety of spaces. Tile Trends

CALL FOR ENTRIES: TILE OF SPAIN AWARDS 2020

Tile of Spain USA

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) announces the call for entry for the annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture, Interior Design and Final Degree Project. Sponsored by Endesa, and the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), the Tile of Spain Awards have forged a prestigious reputation, promoting the use of Spanish ceramic tiles in architecture and interior design projects worldwide.

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Rubble Tile’s Newest Stone-Look Porcelain Collections, Tudor Stone & Kensington

Rubble Tile

Stone-look porcelain has come a long way. With today’s technology, it’s possible to use porcelain tile in place of natural stone tile without sacrificing beauty, elegance, or even luxury. Designers and homeowners choose porcelain over stone for a number of reasons, but the most compelling.

Ceramic Crop Circles

Diary of a Tile Addict

A company nestled in California’s endless farmlands continues a family tradition that has been alive since the 1920s. Founded in 1986 by Paul Burns, the ever fascinating and necessary material – clay – offers surprise and inspiration for Fireclay Tile. With a commitment to the implementation of sustainable manufacturing practices, using recycled materials, and employee welfare, Fireclay Tile is a company full of soul. Fallow Warm (8×8). Grove Warm (8×8).

Radio Stone Update -- July 8, 2020

Stone Update

Covid-19 affects U.S. residential remodeling market; Marmomacc 2020 online only; more. Featured Episodes Radio Stone Update

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Client Feature: Kimberly Timmons Interiors

Decorative Materials

It's no secret that Colorado is home to some of the nation's most talented designers. These design thought leaders make our work at Decorative Materials that much more enjoyable. We especially love working with Kimberly Timmons Interiors (KTI) ?

Designing with Ceramic Wood

Tile of Spain USA

Nature is a never-ending source of creativity, inspiring a timeless trend that is constantly evolving. Interior design and decor are forever seeking new formulae for reinterpreting designs based on natural materials that are suited to spaces of all kinds and styles. Ceramic is very much a part of this practice. The manufacturing processes and quality materials used mean that they can be made in a multitude of geometric shapes and to replicate endless types of stone and wood.

Playlist of the Week: National Parks Design

Architectural Ceramics

Week of July 6th, 2020. The post-Fourth of July dog days of Summer are right around the corner, and what better way to beat the Summer lull by taking the family on that National Parks Road Trip you’ve always had in mind!

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The Bee and Blossom Inn Gets a Buzzing New Kitchen For The CSOL Designer Showhouse

Garden State Tile Blog

In Charleston, South Carolina, The Bee and Blossom Inn , historically known as the Fitch-Rivers House, was selected as the property for the 2020 Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s Designer Showhouse. The annual Showhouse, featuring dozens of Charleston’s most acclaimed interior designers, brings in thousands of visitors eager to discover what’s new, next, and trending in the world of interior design.

How to Find the Perfect Cement Tile Pattern in Black and White for Your New Home

The Cement Tile

Whether you’re doing a quick refacing of your kitchen, doing a whole-home remodeling job, or building a new home from the ground up, you need the perfect color pattern and palette to suit your personality and aesthetic. Unlike vinyl or ceramic tiles, cement tiles present a timeless, sturdy, and low-maintenance solution to your project. Learn about the Granada Tile difference, why our cement tiles are perfect for your home, and how they can stand out in any location.

Amendola New North American VP for Neolith®

Stone Update

Offers more than three decades in the stone-surfacing industry. Featured People+Places News

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Blending of Materials

Decorative Materials

A variety of bold colors and patterns promise to bring a new sense of artistry to tile design in 2020. We're loving these vibrant new looks, but are especially enthusiastic about the unique blends of materials currently featured in the industry's top collections. Tile Trends

Wood Look Tiles for the Long Haul

Giotile

Who doesn’t love the look of a beautiful hardwood floor? Whether it’s a rugged, reclaimed wood or a showstopping, exquisite rare hardwood, wood floors are undeniably attractive and desirable in many applications. But is real wood flooring what you really want for a demanding commercial environment that has to stand up to hundreds, if … The post Wood Look Tiles for the Long Haul appeared first on Gio Tile. Design Trends Tile Trends commercial design wood tile wood-look tile

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

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. With the 4th of July fireworks show still fresh in your memory, time to take some relaxation and round up the family for a getaway to somewhere a little less busy.

Timeless to Timeworn: 4 New Stone-Look Collections Made In The USA

Garden State Tile Blog

Garden State Tile has introduced 4 new Made In The USA collections, ranging from sophisticated marble-looks to concrete inspired selections with a twist. Timeworn. The Timeworn Collection mixes the two most decorative and rich graphic materials into one stunning collection. The marked veins of marbles are combined with the bold appearance of soapstone, creating a unique look that provides every installation with a modern, yet urban touch.

Floor Cement Tiles: How to Express Your Creativity With Our Andalucia Collection

The Cement Tile

If you’re looking for the best option for flooring in your home remodeling or new home design project, it’s hard to beat cement tiles. These sturdy, low-maintenance options for flooring come in a wide range of styles and patterns and can suit just about any design scheme you like. Learn how our Andalucia Collection of cement tiles will help your kitchen, bathroom, entryway, or other area stand out and be the talk of all your visitors. About the Andalucia Collection.

Xiamen Stone Fair Postponed to 2021

Stone Update

World’s largest hard-surface event won’t take place this year. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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2020 White Box Challenge

Decorative Materials

The annual White Box Challenge highlights the present genius and the future possibilities in design. This year, however, we also looked to the past for inspiration with an 80s theme that delivered plenty of flair. Tile Trends

Handcrafted Zellige Tile Collection Celebrates Authentic Moroccan Artistry

Cement Style

Gulf Shores, AL (July 17, 2020) ? The new Zellige tile collection from Villa Lagoon Tile brings a rustic charm to residential and hospitality projects. Unlike machined tile, these exquisite Zellige and Bejmat tiles are crafted entirely by hand in a time-honored method of tile-making designed to celebrate the natural beauty of the clay. Skilled artisans in Fez, Morocco use local clays fired in kilns fueled by olive pits to create these tiles, which are then finished with an enamel glaze.

Week of July 27th, 2020 – American Designers

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. As we close out July and welcome the familiar feel of August, it’s important to reflect on the Summer and appreciate all that accompanies these hot and humid days. As Summer dwindles on, let’s take a moment to honor our favorite designers hailing from the United States!

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3D Look Book

Garden State Tile Blog

Add stand-out style that you can see and feel with dimensional tile collections from Garden State Tile. From raised chevrons to beautiful botanicals, 3D tiles lend a creative edge to both interior and exterior designs. The post 3D Look Book appeared first on Garden State Tile. Look Books

8 Pro Tips For Storing Your Coronavirus Face Masks At Home

JG Kitchens

Millions of us are wearing face masks these days to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus causing the Covid-19 pandemic. That has created an interesting new storage challenge in our homes: Where the heck should we keep them? I hang mine on a doorknob in my entry foyer.

Radio Stone Update -- July 22, 2020

Stone Update

Fabricator Webinar Next Week; New LATICRETE CEO; more. Featured Episodes Radio Stone Update

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Modern Rustic decor for the Martha Stewart in You

Trendir Magazine

For every lover of rustic decor, there is a tiny bit that wishes there was a modern twist to such decorating style. Rustic decor is notorious for having key elements that instantly make a room come to life while feeling extremely rustic.

053: Culture of Design

Life of an Architect

Do you have a design culture in your office? Why is it that some firms have it and others don’t? A culture of design isn’t something that just happens, there has to be a plan, it needs to be cultivated, and even then, without the right sort of people in place, you might be fighting an uphill battle.

Week of July 13th, 2020 – Environmentally Conscious Design Trends

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. As the heat of summer dials up, so does the air-conditioning bill. We’re always looking for fun and creative ways to make a design statement, and what better way to show off a new trend than by having it be environmentally friendly and eco-conscious! There are lots of ways to show support for the Earth while still having an elevated sense of style, from something as simple as using recycled materials to designing 100% self-sufficient homes.

The Bee and Blossom Inn Gets a Buzzing New Kitchen For The CSOL Designer Showhouse

Garden State Tile Blog

In Charleston, South Carolina, The Bee and Blossom Inn , historically known as the Fitch-Rivers House, was selected as the property for the 2020 Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s Designer Showhouse. The annual Showhouse, featuring dozens of Charleston’s most acclaimed interior designers, brings in thousands of visitors eager to discover what’s new, next, and trending in the world of interior design.

ADA’s 30th Anniversary and You!

JG Kitchens

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 30 years ago. This past Sunday, July 26, was its anniversary date. There's a lot it made possible and convenient, and even if you're not one of the millions of Americans who has a physical limitation at this time, you're benefiting too. The post ADA’s 30th Anniversary and You! comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold Kitchen, Bath And Wellness Design, LLC.

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Hard-Surface Report: Quartz Surfaces and Covid-19

Stone Update

Global shutdown slows shipments to United States by almost half of last year's totals. Featured StatWatch (Monthly Report) Stone Imports

Designer tips to create a brighter room instantly

Trendir Magazine

Brightening up a dark room might seem like the ultimate difficult task to master. Though taking a room through a large renovation could fix that problem instantly, not everyone can afford to do just that. Just the act of breaking walls down, adding windows, and tearing apart rooms sounds like extensive work. Thankfully, there are foolproof tricks that will help brighten your room instantly.

JCB Electric Digger Wins Prestigious 2020 MacRobert Award for Engineering

The A to Z of Building

The Royal Academy of Engineering has today announced JCB’s electric digger (19C-1E) as the winner of the 2020 MacRobert Award, the most prestigious prize for UK engineering innovation.

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Playlist of the Week – Baseball and Americana

Architectural Ceramics

Week of July 20th, 2020. July 23rd marked one of the most important yearly calendar dates, Baseball’s opening day! And although this year’s was a few months behind schedule, and looks a bit different with it’s shortened season, empty stadiums, and artificially-generated crowd noise, it’s just simply a treat to be able to enjoy live baseball again.

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