Sat.Jul 09, 2016 - Fri.Jul 15, 2016

Summer, the Season for Outside Cabinets

Kitchens for Living

Summer is in full swing! I must confess I’m one of the few who loves a hot steamy Florida summer. Recently I got a call from a potential client with some extra space to fill outside by the pool (lucky them right?) Adjacent to the dining room and tucked into an alcove a new idea sprang to mind!

Granada Tile’s Cluny Cement Tile In a San Clemente Bathroom

Granada Tile

Granada Tile’s Cluny Cement tiles, in-stock in black and white and used as bathroom wall tile, add up to a elegant installation in this master bathroom in San Clemente, California. .

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3 Luxury Tile Purchasing Secrets They Don’t Want You to Know

As The Tile Turns

Choosing luxury tiles can be a fraught experience, and in many ways the luxury sector is even more difficult to understand than more economy-oriented products.

Get the Look: Apollo Steel

The London Tile Co.

Recreate this eye-catching and modern look with Apollo Steel 600x300mm porcelain tiles and contrasting Ardex Spring Jasmine grout. Advice Tile Design Tips

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Waterproof a Tiled Shower the Right Way

CUSTOM Insights Blog

The standard shower is one of the wettest places on earth with the equivalent of 2,500 inches of rainfall a year. This means that properly waterproofing a shower is not just a recommendation, it is essential in protecting your home or commercial structure from the effects of water.

Granada Cement Tiles in Casa Laguna Hotel & Spa in C Magazine’s June 2016 issue

Granada Tile

A entire hotel of Granada Tile Company’s cement tiles? Where is this magical place? It’s Casa Laguna Hotel and Spa, now open for business in Laguna Beach, California. Profiled in the June 2016 issue of C Magazine , it sets off the colors and patterns of our concrete tiles beautifully.

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The Ultimate Guide to Green Living Using 10 Stylish, Eco-Friendly Apartment Ideas

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Siol Studios Our home is our sanctuary away from the chaos of the world outside. But is it really a sanctuary? How much pollution and toxic chemicals are you bringing into your apartment without even realizing it?

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The Art of Quality Tile Installations

CUSTOM Insights Blog

CUSTOM recently spoke with Roger Leasure, president of Northern California Tile & Stone (NCTS) in Sacramento, Calif. NCTS is a Certified 5-Star Tile Contractor specializing in large commercial and industrial tile and stone installations.

Penny Tile Makes a Comeback

The Perfect Bath

Little round mesh-mounted porcelain tiles–called Penny Tile–are both traditional and modern. They are a familiar form from ’30s-era baths, when little black daisy designs were installed in a bed of white.

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10 Luxury Oceanfront Airbnbs in Malibu

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Malibu, California. It’s a town synonymous with modern mansions, glittering sand, and crashing waves. We’ve seen it featured in movies and magazines as the quintessential Pacific Coast beach address.

New Hardwood Collection and Colors from Mullican

ISC Surfaces

Mullican's newest collection, Oakmont, features unique surface treatments and an on-trend color palette. All sizes noted are in inches.) Oakmont —Classic hardwood look in four species / nine colors enriched with hand-sculpted texture.

Roger Leasure Installs with Integrity

CUSTOM Insights Blog

CUSTOM recently spoke with Roger Leasure, president of Northern California Tile & Stone (NCTS) in Sacramento, Calif. NCTS is a Certified 5-Star Tile Contractor specializing in large commercial and industrial tile and stone installations.

Saskatchewan Canada Demo Nights: A Success!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

More than 81 tile installers and customers were trained on ARDEX Tile & Stone Installation Systems in Regina and Saskatoon this week. ARDEX Sales Professional Kelly Jacques and ARDEX Technical Field Representative Bertram Tasch presented the full system of products! Thanks to all who attended.

11 Beautiful Handmade Plates for More Instagram-Worthy Eats

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

One thing we’re constantly doing in our homes is eating. We spend countless amounts of time cooking: some playing chef for creative multi-course meals, some eating toast and eggs for dinner more often than not.

Stacks and stacks of glaze experiments in @tungchiang’s.

Heath Ceramics

Stacks and stacks of glaze experiments in @tungchiang’s studio. (at at Heath Ceramics San Francisco

Inside Out!

Garden State Tile Blog

Expand interior living space to the outdoors in one continuous flow with Marca Corona’s HiThick 2CM porcelain tile. HiThick 2CM for outdoor applications broadens outdoor space planning and is safe for exterior paving.

Penny Tile Makes a Comeback

The Perfect Bath

Little round mesh-mounted porcelain tiles–called Penny Tile–are both traditional and modern. They are a familiar form from ’30s-era baths, when little black daisy designs were installed in a bed of white.

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Tuscan Style Home in Oklahoma Exhibits Classic Artifacts

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Designer Brent Gibson collaborated with Christopher Lee & Company Fine Homes in developing this Tuscan-style home in Nichols Hills, Oklahoma, USA.

Tonight from 5-7, Dave Ball of @jacobmaydesign and Aimee &.

Heath Ceramics

Tonight from 5-7, Dave Ball of @jacobmaydesign and Aimee & Christiana of @hyggeandwest will be at Heath LA to celebrate the launch of Nomad furniture and Heath x H&W wallpaper! RSVP link in profile. (at at Health Ceramics

Would You Believe This?

Garden State Tile Blog

Wood Floor is Porcelain Tile…Savannah is a fresh approach to wood look tile. Realistic wood-grain graphics, surface texture, and color palette give this series a coastal, cottage appeal. Savannah is stocked in all five colors in 6″ x 36″ planks.

Traditional Style Bathroom Retreat

Conestoga Tile Blog

* Credit to Interior Design Matters, Northern Virginia. Bathrooms are now as well decorated as bedrooms. In the past, bathrooms were simply viewed as places where you simply detoxify and cleanse your body. But now, bathrooms are considered as places of relaxation as well. Sometimes, they are even made to stand alone as a room in itself complete with all amenities. There are many bathroom styles you can choose from but for now, let’s focus on the traditional style.

Tom Duffy Demo Day!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Join us at the Anaheim Tom Duffy location today from 12-4:00 (PST) for an ARDEX tiling product extravaganza! Attendees can enter tile tool, cutting board, diamond core bit and diamond grinder blade raffles! And of course some world-famous products including ARDEX buckets and sponges! Did You Know? In the News Tile Tuesday

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@nceramicstudio stretching clay in his demo today at Heath SF.

Heath Ceramics

A video posted by Cathy & Robin (@heathceramics) on Jul 10, 2016 at 1:11pm PDT. nceramicstudio stretching clay in his demo today at Heath SF (at Heath Ceramics San Francisco

Eight Great Ideas for Small Spaces

JG Kitchens

Last week, I launched a month-long Eight Great Ideas series in honor of Gold Notes’ eighth anniversary of continuous publication. We looked at closet tips. This week, I share tips for small spaces in a new Pinterest Board. I hope you enjoy both posts!

Trending: European Tile…Introducing Cementine Porcelain Tile!

Rubble Tile

The European trend continues! We’re happy to officially introduce our newest Italian offering. Exclusive Rubble Tile line, Cementine, is our new collection of unique Italian porcelain tile. Cementine offers an original time-worn, cement look and a mix of elegance and creativity that adds spark to any residential or commercial project. Going outside the box. The […]. The post Trending: European Tile…Introducing Cementine Porcelain Tile!

Attic Apartment in Luxembourg Combines Modern and Rustic Details

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Welcome to a lovely attic apartment in Luxembourg, which successfully combines modern and rustic details. The turn of the century crib was recently upgraded by Epad Architecture Office to become an airy contemporary home, despite the numerous challenges the renovation encountered along the way.

#FlexBoneFriday Feature: Christopher McNeeley of Archer Home Improvements

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Today’s #FlexBoneFriday Feature comes from the great state of Ohio: Christopher McNeeley and his crew at Archer Home Improvements recently used ARDEX UI 740™ FLEXBONE® Uncoupling Membrane at the Mulberry Bar and Sports Facility in Cleveland.

11 Stunning Designer Spaces From “Southern Style Now”

The Ace of Space

Upriver from the Garden district in New Orleans is a southern gem, one of many grand homes that dignify historical St. Charles Avenue. A street lined with well-maintained 19th-century houses that speak of a grander and more lavish period in this city’s wildly colorful history. A city that has earned a reputation for rowdy celebrations, wild Marti […]. The post 11 Stunning Designer Spaces From “Southern Style Now” appeared first on The Ace Of Space Blog. Design Showhouses

Construction Commences on DTC Arbor Avenue in Central Valley of Northern California

The A to Z of Building

DCT Industrial Trust®, a leading industrial real estate company announced today the groundbreaking of DCT Arbor Avenue, a 796,000 square foot development located on 39.6 acres in the City of Tracy

Minimalist Guesthouse in Vinalhaven Hovers Above Former Quarry

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Good things come in threes, right? It certainly seems to be the case on the charming island of Vinalhaven. Though it sounds straight out of a fairytale, it’s actually an island off the coast of Maine in Penobscot Bay, USA.

How to Find an Architect

Life of an Architect

It’s really hard for people to find an architect; at least that’s what the emails in my inbox are telling me. To further get to the point, it’s not hard to look one up that’s in your hometown – that’s easy.

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Heath Ceramics

Best use of Heath ever? Best use of Heath ever.

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University of Warwick Conducts Research on New Generation of Indestructible Bridges

The A to Z of Building

A new generation of indestructible bridges could be possible, thanks to research from the University of Warwick. Emeritus Professor Wanda Lewis in the School of Engineering has taken a design

Spiral Staircase Caps Off a Bold Modernization in France

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

V2S architectes renovated this building in the center of the Tardets-Sorhulos village square with modern pieces like a two-floor spiral staircase that greets you at the entrance.

ARDEX Americas Ready, Set, Move Challenge Results!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Source. ARDEX Americas employees recently completed the 2016 Ready, Set, Move Challenge! Congratulations Team Winners: Most Improved Minutes of Activity: The Thumbtacks (Bryant Buschman, Bryant Buschman, Jr., Juli Bosley & Steven Newbrough).

The process of designing our wallpaper started brush to paper.

Heath Ceramics

The process of designing our wallpaper started brush to paper. Come join us at Heath LA to see the final result this Thursday evening 5-7

Signet Begins Construction on Six-Story Building to Accommodate UNM Students Pursuing Entrepreneurial Education Programs

The A to Z of Building

Signet Development officially broke ground this week on a 160,000 square foot, $35 million six-story building in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that will house University of New Mexico (UNM) students