November, 2020

Food for Thought #20: Adapting and Overcoming in a Pandemic (While Taking My Own Advice)

JG Kitchens

It’s probably the understatement of the year to say that 2020 has been challenging for millions of people around the country (and the world). I’ve had friends fall ill to a serious new virus.

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A City Within A City: The Santa Caterina Market

Tile of Spain USA

The Santa Caterina Market by architect studio EMBT is a colorful city center that stands out among the surrounding urban architecture in Ciutat Vella, a district of Barcelona, Spain.

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Week of November 30th, 2020 – Accessible Design

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. December 3rd, amidst a bustling Holiday Season, brings us the International Day of People with Disabilities, a day dedicated by the World Health Organization as a day to “celebrate ‘a day for all.'”

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Wood Effect Tiles or Engineered Wood Flooring?

The London Tile Co.

This is a question we get asked all the time by customers wanting a solid and reliable flooring solution in their homes. We obviously have a favourite – the clue is in our name – but let’s explore this idea together and see the pros and cons to both sides.

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Powder Rooms: The Jewelry Box of the Home

Garden State Tile Blog

A Room of History. Ever wonder where the phrase, “I need to powder my nose,” came from? Well believe it or not, the saying dates back all the way to eighteenth century Europe – and actually has nothing to do with your nose!

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Deck Your Home with These Creative Christmas Décor

Trendir Magazine

The holidays are right around the corner! Does anyone else feel as if this year has somehow stopped time, but pushed it forward as well?

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10 Wellness Design Tips For A Healthier Thanksgiving At Home

JG Kitchens

I hope your Thanksgiving is going to be a joyful -- and healthy one. Here are my recommendations for celebrating safely from my latest Forbes.com article. There are 10 suggestions in this piece for making your preparations easier and making your home and festivities healthier. .

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Week of November 23rd, 2020 – The Best for Your Guest (Rooms)

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Architectural Ceramics! From our family to yours, we’re wishing you well this holiday season.

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Kitchen Pantry Design 101

Life of an Architect

Pantries are one of those spaces that exist within every house that either get a lot of attention or no attention at all. With just a few design moves and considerations, you can turn a regular pantry into something amazing. The post Kitchen Pantry Design 101 first appeared on Life of an Architect.

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5 Designs We Would Have Seen at Cersaie

Decorative Materials

The COVID pandemic has brought changes to every industry imaginable. This is certainly true in the world of tile and interior design, where a variety of highly-anticipated events have been put on hold or forced to go virtual. Tile Trends

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10 Quarantine Thanksgiving Dining Table Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Thanksgiving – the holiday where people consume as much food as possible laughing with their loved ones. It’s that one time of year where families willingly gather around the idea of giving thanks. Though this is all true, this year’s Thanksgiving will be a little bit different.

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Adding Movement to Your Work From Home Life

JG Kitchens

If you're one of the millions of Americans now working from home, things have changed a whole heck of a lot. On the plus side, you no longer have a commute and you slashed your dry cleaning bill.

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8 Ways to Install Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

The possibilities of applying and combining ceramic tiles are infinite. Each individual piece acts as a starting point bringing whimsical patterns, vibrant colors, and geometric shapes to life.

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Week of November 16th, 2020 – Unexpected Tile Uses

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. This week, we decided to feature some unusual and underappreciated uses for tile, whether it be porcelain, ceramic, cement…you name it!

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“Liquid Window” Significantly Reduces Energy Consumption in Buildings

The A to Z of Building

A team of researchers from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has designed a liquid window panel that not only blocks the Sun to control the transmission of solar

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Bar Renovation – From Bad to Better

Life of an Architect

"Addition by Subtraction" was the theme for the renovation of my bar. Considerate detailing that thought about the entire space resulted in a simple and modern solution. The post Bar Renovation – From Bad to Better first appeared on Life of an Architect.

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Sustainable Beauty from Elisa Passino

Diary of a Tile Addict

For tile design studio Elisa Passino the most important thing is that beauty goes hand-in-hand with sustainability. Founded just last year (by Elisa Passino), the studio creates collections designed to be timeless, finding inspiration in heritage whilst looking to the future for innovation.

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How To Battle Seasonal Affective Disorder With Wellness Design

JG Kitchens

Are you one of the estimated 10 million Americans who suffer from seasonal affective disorder -- otherwise known as the winter blues or SAD? If so, your symptoms might have started to kick in with last weekend's "fall back" time change. Check out some solutions here.

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“DESIGN, INNOVATION AND CULTURE OF THE TERRITORY” dedicated to Fioranese

Ceramics of Italy

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Week of November 9th, 2020 – Kid’s Rooms

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

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Rainscreen Wall Cladding Fastest-Growing Product in the Wall Cladding Sector

The A to Z of Building

The UK wall cladding market has been affected by reduced demand from key end-use sectors since 2017, recording only modest growth of 13% in total installed area between 2015 and 2019. The Covid-19

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Fireplace Renovation – The Long Haul

Life of an Architect

Renovating my house has not been awesome for so many reasons, but slowly and surely we are getting someplace with it all. The most recent item to be added to the "mostly" completed list is my fireplace.

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Tactile Elegance: The Portugal Collection from Crossville

Garden State Tile Blog

Inspired by Portuguese Atlantic Dark limestone, the look captured in the Portugal collection from Crossville features a subtle, organic surface that delivers a sophisticated, tactile elegance.

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Coverings 2021 Shifts to July

Stone Update

Tile/stone event remains in Orlando; move opens another date for Coverings Connected. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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ABK Group acquires a 49% stake in Arbe Stolanic

Ceramics of Italy

The invisible Cooking Surface Prime hob, integrated with large porcelain stoneware slabs, is being launched onto the international market under the ABKSTONE and MATERIA brand names.

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Week of November 2nd, 2020 – Outdoor Entertainment Spaces

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. 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!

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Morgan Sindall Construction Selected as Preferred Bidder for £36 Million Low Carbon Buckinghamshire Secondary School

The A to Z of Building

Morgan Sindall Construction’s Northern `Home Counties team has been appointed as preferred bidder to deliver a brand new six form entry secondary school in Aylesbury for Buckinghamshire Council

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063: Holiday Gift Guide for Architects

Life of an Architect

It’s that gift-giving time of the year and if you have an architect in your life, you know that getting them a gift is rough since they are sooo particular – but that’s why we’re here.

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The Metal Elements Collection

Garden State Tile Blog

Create a remarkably royal feel with Garden State Tile’s Metal Elements collection. With six different mosaic shapes and three color options, the Metal Elements collection brings an intricate, larger-than-life feel to interior walls, fireplaces, backsplash, and wet areas.

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Park Industries® Receives Minn. Manufacturer Award

Stone Update

Fabrication-equipment maker noted by state’s Manufacturers Alliance. Featured Company Insider News

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A NEW LOGO TO RECONFIRM THE WINNING MODEL OF SERRA CERAMICHE

Ceramics of Italy

Ceramiche Serra evolves its logo to reconfirm and underline its identity. The new Logotype is solid in character and dynamic in design exactly like the reality it represents: a rapidly growing company characterized by exceptional efficiency and a clear market positioning.

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Playlist of the Week – Warm Up

Architectural Ceramics

Week of November 2, 2020. This week we pulled together some exterior design ideas , and though it’s starting to get chilly there’s still a chance to get in some time outdoors. Strike up the fire pit, bundle up and think warm thoughts along to our Warm Up playlist! Listen on Spotify. Outdoor Playlist of the Week playlist playlist of the week

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Alternative Reality Finds More Real-world Applications in Construction, says GlobalData

The A to Z of Building

Construction industry is slowly shifting from years of the wait-and-watch stance to adopting digital technologies to improve the overall project lifecycle from conceptual design to construction

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How to Create an Open-Space Kitchen with Cement Tiles

The Cement Tile

Open-kitchen designs are becoming more popular every day. People love the airy design and the way energy flows through the home with such a floor plan. Open kitchens can raise the value of a house for sale and are a popular approach for brand-new homes.

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The Madison Collection Expands with 12 New Lines

Garden State Tile Blog

The Madison collection from Garden State Tile has expanded with 12 more lines that consist of a mix of porcelain tile, ceramic wall tile, natural stone, and glass.

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Vitória Stone Fair Off for 2021

Stone Update

Need to “feel 100% safe” leads to cancellation of Brazil’s largest hard-surface event in February. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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IN ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY DOM CERAMICHE JOIN THE FUTURE!

Ceramics of Italy

Founded in 2000, Dom Ceramiche is celebrating its twentieth anniversary by redefining its identity and brand equity, underlining its framwork and its values ??of of reliability, consistency, responsibility, innovation, ethics and solidity.

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