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The Paseo Marítimo: Where the City Meets the Sea

Tile of Spain USA

The Paseo Marítimo (Promenade) by Carlos Ferrater and Xavier Marti of OAB is a colorful esplanade built along West Beach in Benidorm, Spain. The promenade is not meant to be a border, rather a transition where the city meets the sea. Designed as a dynamic space, the esplanade suggests different walking paths that provide a scenic view of the beach while providing multiple areas where people can sit and enjoy the rich landscape of Playa de Poniente, without any architectural limitations.

Week of September 30th, 2019 – Oktoberfest

Architectural Ceramics

The annual Oktoberfest celebration is reaching its end in Munich, Germany this week. In honor of the time-honored festival, we’ve found some amazing residential and commercial design projects with German influence. From Berlin based designers to beer halls, here are our 5 best design posts of the week. Industrial and Open. J Mayer H carves house in Germany from a stack of concrete blocks , dezeen.

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Wacky Wood

Diary of a Tile Addict

Wood-effect tiles don’t have to be limited to simple planks, and the companies at Cersaie did a good job of showing just how versatile they can be. Ceramica Rondine was the first to draw Tile Addict’s attention with its curious multi-layered effect wood-look planks. With the collection consisting of predominantly traditional wood-effects, the decors have a very different take on the style.

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The Zellige Revival: Introducing The Marrakesh Series

Garden State Tile Blog

One of the most desired home decor trends of the year has arrived at Garden State Tile! A much anticipated addition to the Garden State Tile Porcelain and Wall Tile Collections, the Marrakesh series is reminiscent of traditional 10th century Moroccan Zellige Tiles. Affectionately known as an early ancestor to subway tile, the art of Zellige tile has been passed down from generation to generation, paving the way for the ceramic and porcelain interpretations that are found today.

Ragno’s New Concrete-Look Porcelain, Conkreto!

Rubble Tile

When selecting tile for your project, you want something that goes beyond sheer durability. You want something that will age like a fine wine, and get better over time. Not every tile product can provide you with both, but fortunately, Ragno is here to save. New Product

Weekend Playlist: Oktoberfest

Architectural Ceramics

Cheers to the weekend – Or Prost! if you’re in the Oktoberfest spirit! We’re rolling out the weekend with some German jams and the tiles they remind us of. Nena – 99 Luftballons. Island Stone, Paragon Hex. You and I in a little toy shop buy a bag of balloons with the money we’ve got…”. Paragon Hex interlocking tiles from Island Stone embody the spirit of Nena’s 1983 hit 99 Luftballons.

Minimalism Offers Surprising Wellness Benefits

JG Kitchens

You’ve read all about the benefits of decluttering. There’s more to minimalism than that, with far-reaching benefits for many people — including those with asthma or allergies, caregiving for an elderly or injured relative, living with autism or just needing some stress relief. Read about them in my latest piece for Sweden’s relaxed lagom design style might be the ideal minimalism for your home. Photo Courtesy: LOLA AKINMADE ÅKERSTRÖM , (C) 2011).

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Do’s and Don’ts to Deter Burglars | Direct From the Mouths of Intruders

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Your home should be a safe haven where you feel comfortable and protected. However, if you are a victim of a burglary, you will feel unsafe and violated that a stranger has set foot in your home and rummaged through your things. The investigative team at KGW reached out to inmates serving time for burglary in the Oregon Department of Corrections and asked various questions about each burglary.

Closet organization ideas to help you get the most out of your space

Trendir Magazine

Whether you have a small, large or medium size closet, having some sort of square footage where you can store your clothing is always a must. However, not all of us have the space, which is why being organized is key. Not only will you be getting the most out of the room, but you will feel better about adding to your wardrobe in an overall manner. Here are a few closet organizing ideas to help you along the way.

Sherwin-Williams Flooring Systems Gain Accreditation from Dubai Central Laboratory

The A to Z of Building

High-performance floor coating systems offered by Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings have been approved by the Dubai Central Laboratory accreditation body (DCL). Inspectors from the

034: Let’s Get Physical

Life of an Architect

Architectural models are clearly within the architect's domain but are you within the "physical models are better" or "digital models are better" camp? Physical models have a bigger impact on the space when people can interact with them, but digital models are a more powerful tool for the act of creating architecture. Continue reading 034: Let’s Get Physical at Life of an Architect. Architects Do you want to be an Architect? Graphics Podcast architects office design studio models

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Marvin Windows

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

S_Photo/Shutterstock. Marvin Windows started in 1912 as a family-owned and operated lumber company. Today they offer more than 150,000 made-to-order window and door styles, all of which are ENERGY STAR certified. Marvin Window products and pricing. Marvin Windows products are made to order and can be customized to fit your home’s design. Here are a few of their most popular window styles. The following pricing is approximate for a standard 48” x 60” window.

Quick and Easy Kitchen Organization

Trendir Magazine

Whether your kitchen is big or small, any room can make use of having extra organization. Staying organized is twice as difficult in the kitchen due to appliances, food, pantry items, utensils and glassware need to have a spot. Therefore, it can be difficult finding the right place to store these things. Keeping that in mind, we have put together a guide on quick and easy kitchen organization ideas to ensure your kitchen is always magazine-worthy.

NUS SDE4 Awarded Prestigious WELL Certification

The A to Z of Building

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been presented the WELL Certification at the Gold level by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) for its SDE4 building. The building is the

Poured Foundation Quality Check Video

The Armchair Builder

Many of you visiting Armchair Builder are thinking of building a new home. Whether you plan on managing the process yourself or even if you are going to hire a general contractor/builder to handle the details, it’s always good to know more about the process. In the video below, we go through some of the […]. Owner-Builder

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Which States Are Paying the Most for Internet?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

These days, people depend on the internet as their connection to the world. You can get minute-by-minute news updates, check up on old friends, mindlessly scroll through social media feeds, or watch cute animal videos. But the freedom of the web comes at a cost — heavier in some states than others. . The post Which States Are Paying the Most for Internet? appeared first on Broadband Internet

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Trane Heating & Cooling

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Make sure your Trane HVAC can sit unobstructed. Image: John Royal/Shutterstock. Trane Heating & Cooling. Trane is a highly regarded brand in the heating and cooling industry. From design and assembly to testing and installation, Trane utilizes more than 100 years of expertise to deliver high-quality products that are built to last.

Minster Celebrates 20th Anniversary with the Launch of Minster Group Ltd

The A to Z of Building

Celebrating 20 years since Minster Surfacing was launched, the company is now rebranding as part of the newly formed Minster Group Ltd. The new Minster Group brand encompasses Minster Surfacing and