Sat.May 02, 2020 - Fri.May 08, 2020

Enhance Your Home with Spanish Tile

Tile of Spain USA

As we continue to spend more time in our homes, many of us are taking the opportunity to work on home improvement projects that have been left undone. Whether you are undertaking a major remodel, or updating old floors, or simply changing the backsplash in your kitchen, every detail matters.

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The Return to Rustic

As The Tile Turns

There's a lot to love about contemporary design. For years, people have gravitated towards the modern look of clean lines, neutral colors, and open space. The appeal of this aesthetic is understandable, but it can feel a bit sterile if done to excess.

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Week of May 4, 2020 – Cinco de Mayo

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. In the age of globalization, the exodus of music, art, and other cultural foundations flow across borders with ease.

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Vintage Vibes from Flaviker

Diary of a Tile Addict

Over the next two months we will be continuing with our covering of Coverings due to its cancellation, maintaining the flow of tile information going world-wide. Flaviker is the latest to join us, sharing their RE-TOUR collection that was set to be showcased at the New Orleans show. RE-TOUR Fog.

U.S. Makes China Stone Tariff Exemptions

Stone Update

Rates ended for carefully described products. Featured Latest News

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CEDIT Policroma won the Red Dot Award

Ceramics of Italy

CEDIT – Ceramiche d’Italia collection, “ Policroma ” , won the Red Dot Award 2020 , a prestigious international prize awarded once every year to the most interesting and original design products. A jury of internationally renowned experts selected the collection among over 6,500 products from 60 different countries.

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Playlist of the Week – Cinco de Mayo

Architectural Ceramics

Week of May 4, 2020. Though the observance of Cinco de Mayo is widely recognized as Mexico’s Independence Day, that is a misconception as the real celebration of Mexican Independence occurs on September 16th.

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Stone Smart Fair 2020 Gets Online Debut This Month

Stone Update

International round-the-clock meet set for May 27-29. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

Six Top Lifestyle Influencers Suggest Quarantine-Friendly, Home-Focused Mother’s Day Gifts

JG Kitchens

This is probably going to be a difficult Mother’s Day. If yours lives alone and you can’t visit her, that makes it even harder. If you’re a husband and father, shopping for Mom is likely to be online this year, rather than picking something up on your way home from work.

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Top Spring Trends from Celebrity home decorators

Trendir Magazine

Spring has officially sprung; therefore, it’s time to consider new spring trends that will be taking over. What better way to bring in spring trends than to embrace the season than to officially take a peek at the top spring trends celebrity home decorators are raving about.

Constructing Compositions with Regalo

Diary of a Tile Addict

Regalo is a collection with a concentration on composition. Designed by Lombardini 22 brand FUD for Appiani , these skinny format tiles take on texture and desaturated tones to create an enormously versatile ceramic collection.

Stone Smart Fair 2020 Gets Online Debut This Month

Stone Update

International round-the-clock meet set for May 27-29. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

New Solar Chimneys Improve Fire Safety and Reduce Energy Consumption

The A to Z of Building

Solar chimneys are indispensable in green building design and can cut down energy costs by up to 50%. Now, a new study has demonstrated that these solar chimneys could also help save lives in the

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Sweet Mother’s Day table setting Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Mother’s Day is all about creating memories that will last a lifetime while making your mom feel special. It’s one of those holidays that truly allows you to get creative with your décor.

CIR Celebrates Ceramics

Diary of a Tile Addict

The new Materia Prima collection from Gruppo Romani brand CIR Manifatture Ceramiche strips ceramic back to its basic form and reimagines it for a contemporary audience.

Architects and Fashion: The Top 6 Styles

Life of an Architect

Let’s take a minute and discuss some typical styles of fashion for the architecture profession. I am almost always amazed, amused, and even envious of many of my fellow architects and their sense of fashion or even lack thereof.

One Must Have Accent For Your Landscape

The Ace of Space

Summertime is right around the corner. And now that the weather is getting warmer, you probably want to spend as much time outdoors as possible. Some of us are even rethinking our outdoor spaces whether it’s a simple refresh or creating an entirely new one.

Foolproof tips to organize your Refrigerator

Trendir Magazine

With most of us stocking up on food, due to wanting to avoid constant trips to the store, refrigerators around the world have become clustered with items. Plus let’s face it, who wants to edit their refrigerator every time they shop?

Bardelli’s Groovy Grouting

Diary of a Tile Addict

In a curious twist of asymmetry comes Zip, the result of a collaboration between Ceramica Bardelli and Meneghello Paolelli Associati. Playing with grout lines, Zip offers unique decorative effects with shaped edges alongside its standard 600 by 600mm and 600 by 1,200mm pieces. Zip Ivory White. Zip Ivory White. The three colours – Anthracite Black, Ivory White, and Antique Terracotta – work to enable striking contrast between a variety of grout shades.

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Cersaie Moves Event to November

Stone Update

Italian show moves down the calendar amid Covid-19 concerns and facility-construction delays. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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A Must Have Accent For Your Landscape

The Ace of Space

Summertime is right around the corner. And now that the weather is getting warmer, you probably want to spend as much time outdoors as possible. Some of us are even rethinking our outdoor spaces whether it’s a simple refresh or creating an entirely new one.

Rustic & Modern Barn door design ideas

Trendir Magazine

Rustic décor has truly taken over the world by storm, you can almost say this decorating style has become the style of the century. Not only is it reliable, chic, charming, and gets the job done, but it sure does look great when it is paired with other items the right way.

Dear Diary, What day is it today?

Life of an Architect

Dear Diary, I have been cooped up in this house working from home for so many days I’ve lost track of what day it is today.

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Cersaie Moves Event to November

Stone Update

Italian show moves down the calendar amid Covid-19 concerns and facility-construction delays. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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Graceful Banquette Seating Ideas You’ll Love

Trendir Magazine

It’s time to rethink, reimagine, and redesign our eating space and consider banquette seating. There is nothing quite like it, not only is it charming and graceful but it reminds us of our favorite diner or restaurant.

LPI Offers Pattern for N95-Mask Shield

Stone Update

Can be cut on vinyl plotter used for countertop-fabrication templates. Featured Latest News

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MSI Promotes Distance Education with Tech Donation

Stone Update

The hard-surfaces supplier/distributor is giving a laptop or tablet device to all of its hourly employees in North America. Featured Company Insider News

ICG Appoints Yeh as Vice President of Sales

Stone Update

Will grow company’s Hot Sauce™ countertop-selling software. Featured People+Places News

India, Turkey Quartz-Surface Tariffs Less than 8%

Stone Update

Commerce Department proposes unfair-trade penalties at rates far, far below China’s. Featured Latest News

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