Sat.Jul 06, 2019 - Fri.Jul 12, 2019

Week of July 8th, 2019 – Classic American Style

Architectural Ceramics

Coming out of 4 th of July weekend, we reflected on American design styles and architects. From Washington, D.C.’s s historic townhomes and monuments to the famous Prairie School houses of Frank Lloyd Wright, we have pulled some designs that inspire from across the country.

Mix It Up With NEW Retromix Patterned Wall & Floor Tiles

The London Tile Co.

We’re really excited about this new range of wall and floors tiles because they are just so much fun! Whether you want to create a classic black and white checkerboard effect floor or a totally unique feature wall, there’s a tile in the range for you.

Innovation and Functionality: The Story of TR House Barcelona

Tile of Spain USA

The award winning TR House Barcelona project by PMMT is a single-family home featuring some of the world’s most unique architecture.

Ceramics of Italy Has Released Their Spring-Summer Tile Trends

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

From muted colors to modern lines — See what’s up and coming in European tile trends (from @CeramicsofItaly via @Contemporist). Read more here: [link].

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Ceramics of Italy Trends Spring/Summer 2019

Diary of a Tile Addict

In February we took a look at the five biggest trends anticipated to take the tile world by storm.

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?Bringing the Colors of Summer Home All Year Long

Cement Style

If summer is your jam, take your cues from these hues for your home to make every day feel like summer vacation: ?Summer Summer color #1: Yellow It’s no surprise that sunny hues are the best way to feel summery. Bring the summer sunshine indoors by adding a touch of gold to walls, floors, and decor.

Choosing Concrete Driveways in Orlando vs Other Materials

Kitchen and Residential Design

via Choosing the right material for your driveway is a critical decision all homeowners must make. It has to be durable and have good longevity, but should also look attractive and blend in with the rest of the house.

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The Aesthetics of Fatigue

Diary of a Tile Addict

An unorthodox new concept is being laid out in the tile industry. Léa Mazy , a French designer, has taken the often ignored and discarded low-on-ink printing cartridges and shown that the last few drops still contain beauty.

KB Tribe Chat topic: Bathroom Design Trends – A Mid-Year Review

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Keep an eye out for #KBTribeChat posts between 2-3pm EST on Wednesday afternoons. Like and re-tweet them with the Hashtag #WhyTile. Join the conversation at [link] using the hashtag #Kbtribechat. For more info: [link]. Featured Articles Industry Insights Innovations #kbtribechat #WhyTile

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Eight Takeaways From New Home Improvement Study — Forbes.com

JG Kitchens

What are homeowners investing in? Who’s making the decisions? How much are they spending? Here are the latest results from home improvement firm HomeAdvisor ‘s new State of Home Spending Report, which I shared with my own two cents on Forbes.com this week.

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How to Keep Your Heating and Cooling Vents Clean

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Dusty heating and cooling vents aren’t just ugly. They can also restrict the airflow into a room if the dust buildup gets bad enough, and you risk dust and debris getting down into your air ducts.

Relaxing Master Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Trendir Magazine

The master bathroom- known for being one of the most beloved areas for homeowners. Let’s face it, having a master bathroom is great! It’s your very own personal space where you can do whatever you want with it, thanks to it being away from the rest of the home.

The Environmental Impact of Vinyl Flooring

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

While vinyl flooring continues to grow in popularity, there are a number of serious environmental concerns about this resilient surface material.

5 Essential Tips To Help Renovate Your Home

Kitchen and Residential Design

Home renovations are an exciting project to take on. However, while the end product brings us immense amounts of joy and satisfaction, the road towards achieving that final, finished job can be anything but joyful.

5 Tips for a Summer-Ready Lawn

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A summer-ready lawn only takes a few days of care. In fact, just a little extra TLC ensures your landscaping can withstand hot temperatures while still looking great.

The Beauty of A Masculine Bedroom Decor

Trendir Magazine

While most home décor is traditionally done by women, men are taking interest in creating their own personal oasis as well. Let’s face it, men typically take little interest in the way their home looks as they prefer function over style. But what if there was a line in-between?

Biosite Helps CSJV Achieve 100% Conformance for HS2 Enabling Works

The A to Z of Building

Biosite Systems, a leader in biometric access control and workforce management solutions for the construction industry, has partnered with Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSJV) to deliver a competency

Fab Furniture Pieces: Strategies to Arrange Them Like A Pro in Any Room

Kitchen and Residential Design

Arranging furniture pieces, no matter how much space you have, can be really challenging. Here are some ideas on how you can arrange yours just like a pro. So, you've browsed through interior design magazines and online furniture shops and have picked the pieces you want for your space.

How to Increase Your Chances of Winning a Bidding War

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

You’ve found the house you love. But, apparently, so have other buyers — and it’s the same house. When several buyers want to compete for the same property, how do sellers choose among offers? What can you do to increase your chances of getting the home?

Creating a Summer corner with a Contemporary Deck

Trendir Magazine

Summer is officially here, which means most of us will be spending an abundance of time outdoors. This is exceptionally true for those that own an outdoor deck. The deck is essential to many due to needing an intimate area that is personal and calming yet stylish and fun.

Sherwin-Williams Chosen for Fire Protection Safety at Stunning Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

The A to Z of Building

Sherwin-Williams coatings were chosen for the fire protection of steelwork at Tottenham Hotspur’s new showpiece stadium where up to 62,000 fans will be seated for the club’s home games

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028: Social Media for Architects

Life of an Architect

In order for social media to have an impact, you first have to decide on what you want to achieve and from there, you actually have to put yourself out there as an individual because social media only functions when you are social - which means there has to be a 1st person narrative.

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Building Thicker Pavements Now Would be More Cost Effective Later

The A to Z of Building

Image Credits: Vladimir Trynkalo/shutterstock.com During the summer months, everything heats up, including the asphalt and other materials used to build roads. Pavements, which are susceptible to

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Lighter-Colored, Solar-Reflective Walls can Reduce Pollution and Energy Costs

The A to Z of Building

If walls could talk, they would probably tell that reducing pollution and energy costs may be as simple as giving them a fresh coat of lighter-colored and more reflective paint. A new study

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Portland State Study Demonstrates How Plants, Trees and Reflective Materials Can Reduce Extreme Heat in City Neighborhoods

The A to Z of Building

Planting more vegetation, using reflective materials on hard surfaces and installing green roofs on buildings can help cool potentially deadly urban heat islands -- a phenomenon that exists in nearly