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Meet the 2020 Passport to Creativity Attendees

Tile of Spain USA

This February, Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) will be heading back to Spain for its annual “Passport to Creativity” Tour. Each year, Tile of Spain invites a gifted group of Architects, Interior Designers and Journalists on the weeklong trip for a deep-dive into the world of Spanish tile and architecture.

Tile of Spain Announces Winners of the 18th Annual Tile of Spain Awards

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Tile of Spain Announces Winners of the 18 th Annual Tile of Spain Awards. . Miami, FL December 2019 – Tile of Spain, the association of over 125 Spanish tile manufacturers, announces the winners of the 18th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design. The panel of judges, chaired by architect Jacob van Rijs of MVRDV, met on Wednesday, November 20 th to select the award winners. Winners – Architecture.

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Week of January 6, 2020

Architectural Ceramics

New Year Resolutions and Gym Design. Happy New Year! This time of year, a lot of people, about 93 percent in fact, make a New Year’s resolution. Exercising more usually tops the list for most popular New Year’s Resolutions. To ring in the New Year, we’re taking a look at some gym and fitness center design ideas to get you inspired to work out in style! Work Out in Style. Inside Paris’s Burgeoning Crop of Chic Gyms , Architectural Digest.

Beautiful Bathroom Trends To Follow This Year

Trendir Magazine

Though we have covered overall trends for this year, we wanted to bring you focus areas of the home as well. This year, it’s more about having each room feel unique instead of having the entire home feel like one single decorated space. Therefore, it makes sense to find the trends that will be sweeping 2020 by storm, even in the bathroom! Though the bathroom is the main room it rarely gets a reboot. This year it will and it’s coming with a bang with these decorating trends.

Garden State Tile is Live on Material Bank!

Garden State Tile Blog

Garden State Tile has joined Material Bank , the world’s largest architectural and design-focused material resource library. Garden State Tile’s participation in Material Bank allows our customers to digitally search and physically sample dozens of our collections in a way that is fast and free for design professionals. Simply select your product from the Garden State Tile brand page and, with the click of a button, receive your samples by 10:30 a.m. the very next day.

Bathroom Design for Teens

Kitchen and Residential Design

Your teenagers probably spend more time in the bathroom than you do. So it’s not a bad idea to dedicate a bathroom just to them. But how do you transform a bathroom from a young kid’s to a teenager’s? Here are a few tips to get you started. Go from a Shower Curtain to a Showersreen There’s a fair chance you’ve still got your old shower curtain up from when your children used to play in the tub. However, they’re teenagers now.

How Your Home Can Help You Quit Smoking This Year

JG Kitchens

Quitting smoking is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions — and one of the most frequently failed. It takes more than sheer willpower for most people to succeed at beating their nicotine habit, which can be very discouraging. The insights from a top Mayo Clinic specialist that I share in my latest article for can help support your healthy goal. So can harnessing the power of your home.

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Kitchen trends to embrace the new year

Trendir Magazine

This year, it’s all about embracing every room and giving it, its spotlight. Whether you’re working on redecorating your bedroom, the kitchen, the bathroom or even your foyer this year you want to create sections. Although most times, it’s all about making the entire home feel sleek, this time it’s about bringing a personal character to every room. With that being said, here are 2020’s kitchen trends to embrace and fall in love with.

Peab Builds Extension of E6 Near Trondheim

The A to Z of Building

Peab has received a contract for the extension and maintenance phase of the new section of highway on E6 between Kvål and Melhus in Norway. The customer is Nye Veier and the contract is worth NOK

3 Ways to Know If Your Potential New Home’s Neighborhood Is Safe

Kitchen and Residential Design

What are the first things you look for when moving into a new neighborhood? Comfort, low noise, amenities, and accessibility are a few of the most common winning features of a nice, stress-free neighborhood. Though those attributes are worth looking for, safety should be the first priority whenever moving to a new place. Being able to walk freely and get a good night’s sleep depends on how safe you feel in your own house, after all.

040: Changing Jobs

Life of an Architect

Changing jobs is exciting and terrifying at the same time – particularly if you are making a drastic change wither in the type of work or the size of the firm. Today we are talking about “Changing Jobs” a topic that seems somewhat fitting given that it is the first podcast episode of 2020 and both Andrew and me have changed jobs. Continue reading 040: Changing Jobs at Life of an Architect. Career Life in General Office Podcast a day in the life advice architects office career Episodes


Bathroom bench and stool ideas to enhance tranquility in that room

Trendir Magazine

The bathroom might just be one of the most personal areas of a home, especially if you have a master bath. However, what many tend to forget is that you get to decorate your bathroom any way you would like, particularly if it is spacious. With that being said, having a bench or stool in the bathroom can pretty much be life-changing. It adds a space to sit on but it also adds to your decor. Here are bathroom bench and stool ideas to help give your bathroom additional tranquility.

GSSI will be at World of Concrete 2020 Displaying the StructureScan Mini XT

The A to Z of Building

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, will be at World of Concrete held on February 4-7, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in Las Vegas

Non-Regulation Manhole Covers Consistently Being Used on New Developments

The A to Z of Building

Non-regulation manhole covers may be being installed incorrectly on type III roads on new housing and commercial developments across the UK. According to the civils and drainage supplies specialist


Hope’s Windows, Inc. to Attend NAHB International Builder’s Show

The A to Z of Building

Hope’s Windows, Inc., the nation’s leading and most experienced manufacturer of custom designed, solid hot-rolled steel and solid bronze window and door systems, announces that it will be