June, 2022

2022 Tile Trends from KBDN

JG Kitchens

I love tile, so attending Coverings, the largest tile and stone expo in North America, is one of my favorite design shows. I attended this past April in Vegas and enjoyed the sexy new styles and smart new standards.

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Tile of Spain Presents: Showstoppers Live! 2022

Tile of Spain USA

Join Tile of Spain Technical Consultant Ryan Fasan, for his always engaging and popular interview series, Showstoppers Live!

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Ceramic Wallpaper: Your Walls’ New Best Friend

Why Tile

Thinking of adding some pizzazz to your lackluster walls? If so, you may be considering wallpaper. That’s right — a century after the 1920s wallpaper obsession, wallpaper is coming back into style, with options ranging from the traditional to the ultra modern.

Hot & Trendy Instagram Tile Tags We Love!

The Cement Tile

Beautiful floor tile design photos are an outstanding source of inspiration for your next bathroom, kitchen, outdoor oasis, or entryway project. With Granada Tile’s wide range of custom, hand-poured cement tiles, you’ll find plenty of options.

GIO Tile Looks at Commercial Tile Trends for Walls

Giotile

Ceramic tile—including the exceptionally high-performing porcelain tile category—is without a doubt, the right choice in a post-COVID world. When it comes to commercial surfacing, tile is especially a no-brainer for floors, and it should be for walls as well.

How to Care for Natural Stone

Decorative Materials

Stone selection may be our forte at Decorative Materials, but we know that the journey doesn’t end after you’ve discovered the perfect natural stone surface. These materials may be durable, but they still require care and maintenance after installation.

Ceramiche Keope increasingly green

Ceramics of Italy

As part of its continuous journey towards innovation and sustainability, Ceramiche Keope has achieved a major new milestone by obtaining ISO 17889 certification “Sustainability for ceramic tiles”. This is the first standard published by ISO to certify the sustainability of a specific product.

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Bathroom Tile Trends: 2022

Why Tile

Designing a new bathroom, or simply refreshing an existing space? Either way, browsing the latest bathroom tile trends is a great place to start.

Introducing Tempered 2022

Realstone

Since the introduction of Tempered Collection a few years ago customers have continued their love affair with this one-of-a-kind line of tiles and mosaics. This latest offering of new colors was selected by a panel of designers and based on current and emerging trends.

Sparking Joy With Office Design

Giotile

As economies continue to reopen, more and more workers are transitioning from the home office back to the traditional setting. Commercial interior design trends present innovative strategies for creating physical environments that bring people back together.

If Celebrities were Cement Tiles, Which Would They Be?

The Cement Tile

Cement tiles are a bit like celebrities – they are beautiful, and each has its unique personality and attraction. This inspired us to fit some of our favorite tiles with their matching star. After reading this blog, you’ll never look at cement tiles the same way again.

Florim opens a new showroom in Paris

Ceramics of Italy

Florim continues to open new institutional spaces in the most important global design centres.

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Tile of Spain Companies Present the Latest in Products, Innovations and Trends During the Passport to Creativity Tour 2022

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain hosted a group of editors, designers and architects for this year’s Passport to Creativity tour, which took place in Valencia June 13-17, 2022.

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The Ultimate Guide To Concrete Resurfacing

Onfloor Technology

Concrete resurfacing is a great way to improve the look of your home or business. It can also increase the value of your property. Resurfacing concrete is a process that involves removing the top layer of concrete and replacing it with a new layer.

MOSA GLOBAL COLLECTION IS A VERSATILE, EUROPEAN CERAMIC & PORCELAIN TILE SERIES FOR WALLS AND FLOORS

Rubble Tile

Designers often inquire about tile collections that have the kind of versatility that allows them to realize their design vision – without needing to pull products from different collections or even different manufacturers. With the Global Collection, the Dutch tilemakers at Mosa have designed a.

Don’t Skip the Tile Sample!

Cement Style

We’ve all done it, fallen in love with a picture of a product only to find disappointment in your eventual purchase. Luckily, we have an easy solution, GET A SAMPLE!

Is Your Cooktop Slowly Killing You?

JG Kitchens

I've loved induction technology since I first tried it in 2008 at a Monogram designer training program. I didn't even know the science back then about the dangerous chemicals gas appliances leach into people's kitchens! I do now! The post Is Your Cooktop Slowly Killing You?

Casalgrande Padana awarded Green Star 2022

Ceramics of Italy

The German Institute for Quality and Finance (ITQF) has updated its Green Star survey to 2022 using social listening methods and has certified Casalgrande Padana as one of the most sustainable companies.

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Ep 103: Architects and the Art of Being Happy

Life of an Architect

Architects and the Art of Being Happy is a difficult topic but there are some direct and simple steps you can take that will improve your daily experience. The post Ep 103: Architects and the Art of Being Happy first appeared on Life of an Architect.

How To Reduce Concrete Dust

Onfloor Technology

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Stunning Spanish Cement-Look Tile from European Porcelain & Ceramics

Rubble Tile

Cement tile, which has been around since the 19th century, has taken off in popularity in recent years. There’s a good chance that the ornately patterned tile feature that caught your eye in a stylish café or a modern apartment was made from cement or.

Port of Amsterdam Selected Responsible Wood Construction

The A to Z of Building

The Nautical Coordination Centre in Amsterdam is a wooden building that reflects the sustainable and circular ambitions of the Port of Amsterdam. The entire construction – walls, floors and

Plants Add Wellness And Style Benefits To Home Spaces

JG Kitchens

Not a green thumb myself, I'm just glad when I can keep my plants alive, and don't expect to be regularly blessed with blooms. Nonetheless, I've been adding to my plant collection and I greatly enjoy their greenery. I have plants in my bedroom, guest suite, living room and patio.

Ceramiche Gresmalt opens new headquarters in Sassuolo

Ceramics of Italy

The Ceramiche Gresmalt group has completed its new headquarters, an innovative building that reimagines the concept of space in the heart of the Sassuolo ceramic district. The headquarters covers a total area of 3,200 sqm of offices, plus 1,400 sqm devoted to showrooms and 10,000 sqm of green spaces.

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Ep 102: Business Development

Life of an Architect

Today, we are discussing the concepts around business development, which is something that, with almost 99% certainty, no architect was ever taught in school.

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FILA ranked among the most sustainable Italian companies in 2021

Ceramics of Italy

Fila’s unflagging commitment to eco-sustainability and green projects has been rewarded by its inclusion in the ranking of the 100 most sustainable Italian companies compiled by Credit Suisse and Kon Group and published by Forbes as media partner, with an ESG rating issued by Altis Università Cattolica and RepRisk.

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Mapei continues its commitment to art and solidarity

Ceramics of Italy

Reviving its historic partnership with the Musei San Domenico in Forlì, Mapei is sponsoring the exhibition entitled “Maddalena. Il mistero e l’immagine” (“Mary Magdalene.

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Ideal Standard presents its new showroom in Milan

Ceramics of Italy

Located inside the company headquarters in Via Borsi, Milan in a brightly-lit building with large windows and water features, Ideal Standard’s new showroom is a brand communication space tailored to the needs of design professionals.

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Italcer joins World Alliance for Efficient Solutions

Ceramics of Italy

Confirming the longstanding importance that the Italcer Group has always attached to sustainability and care for the environment, CEO Graziano Verdi announced that the company is honoured to have joined the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions. “We

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Food For Thought #22: The Nexus Between Wellness Design and Gun Violence

JG Kitchens

This was definitely true for me in July 1992, after becoming a gunshot victim near my Los Angeles apartment. I don’t want to retell or relive all the painful details, so I’ll just say it took months of physical therapy to recover and more than a year of PTSD counseling to feel safe again. .

Wellness Design and Pets

JG Kitchens

Animals provide extraordinary wellness benefits to their humans, including reduced stress and blood pressure levels, improved heart health and emotional support. They also require lots of care and gear. I wrote about the latest tips and trends in setting up your home for a pet in my latest piece.

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ABB’s Next Generation Probe Helps Cement Industry Increase Safety and Sustainability in Kilns

The A to Z of Building

Cement is a highly energy intensive industry, with production on the increase to meet demand and over 4.3 gt of cement produced globally in 2020. As governments focus on reducing emissions

15 Tips for Young Architecture Professionals

Life of an Architect

It's that time of year when graduating students join the workforce or students have summer internships. So I decided to share this list of tips for young architecture professionals. Even though it was created a few years ago, I think it all still applies to the first years of the profession.