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Designing with Ceramic Wood

Tile of Spain USA

Nature is a never-ending source of creativity, inspiring a timeless trend that is constantly evolving. Interior design and decor are forever seeking new formulae for reinterpreting designs based on natural materials that are suited to spaces of all kinds and styles.

Week of July 20th, 2020 – Baseball & Americana

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. With the rise of our “new normal”, some things we remember may take on an unfamiliar spin. We might be explaining to our kids one day what the legend of a “buffet” was.

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Mesmerizing outdoor kitchen ideas to Inspire your next big renovation

Trendir Magazine

The hotter it gets, the more time we want to spend outside. Whether that is swimming in a pool, sitting and enjoying the summer heat, or simply being outside, there’s something about summer that just feels oh so right. With that being said, who doesn’t love cooking outside?

The Bee and Blossom Inn Gets a Buzzing New Kitchen For The CSOL Designer Showhouse

Garden State Tile Blog

In Charleston, South Carolina, The Bee and Blossom Inn , historically known as the Fitch-Rivers House, was selected as the property for the 2020 Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s Designer Showhouse.

2020 White Box Challenge

Decorative Materials

The annual White Box Challenge highlights the present genius and the future possibilities in design. This year, however, we also looked to the past for inspiration with an 80s theme that delivered plenty of flair. Tile Trends

Playlist of the Week – Baseball and Americana

Architectural Ceramics

Week of July 20th, 2020. July 23rd marked one of the most important yearly calendar dates, Baseball’s opening day! And although this year’s was a few months behind schedule, and looks a bit different with it’s shortened season, empty stadiums, and artificially-generated crowd noise, it’s just simply a treat to be able to enjoy live baseball again.

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Radio Stone Update -- July 22, 2020

Stone Update

Fabricator Webinar Next Week; New LATICRETE CEO; more. Featured Episodes Radio Stone Update

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10 Tips For Adding Biophilia Features And Benefits To Your Home

JG Kitchens

Biophilia is a fancy word for loving nature and incorporating it into your built environment.

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Designer tips to create a brighter room instantly

Trendir Magazine

Brightening up a dark room might seem like the ultimate difficult task to master. Though taking a room through a large renovation could fix that problem instantly, not everyone can afford to do just that.

Marble and Granite Inc. Turns 30

Stone Update

Massachusetts company celebrates three decades of service in the northeast U.S. market. Featured Company Insider News

Cintec™ Fire Resistant Anchors

The A to Z of Building

In view of the recent fires and loss of life in refurbished buildings, Cintec™ has been fully aware of the danger of fire and has always produced fire resistant remedial anchors and


Architecture Student Tool Kit

Life of an Architect

As I am preparing my syllabus and other items for the quickly approaching fall semester, I have begun to have discussions and questions about the student “tool kit” if you want to call it that. What do you need to have for architecture school today versus just a decade ago and even further back?

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10 Best Outdoor Lighting Ideas For Those Endless Summer Nights

Trendir Magazine

Summer is here, can we get a “finally?!” The season most of us wait for all-year-round. It’s that time of year where we can’t wait to get together and embrace the water, sand, and the beauty of the sea. Though things have changed, we can still enjoy time outdoors in our own time and space.

Robertson New Manufacturing VP at Majestic

Stone Update

Former GE Aviation leader brings expertise in precision manufacturing and delivery optimization. Featured People+Places News


Penn Color Introduces UV Enhancer for PVC Compounds and Extruded Profiles, Extending the Weathering Performance up to 60%

The A to Z of Building

Penn Color’s UV Enhancer is a new UV stabilizer formulation that when added to PVC compound and extruded profiles extends the weathering performance. As trends toward darker colors in building

054: Leadership

Life of an Architect

What exactly is leadership and what does it mean to be a leader? Leadership is thrust upon those who, through the strength of conviction and moral character, lead through personal example. . Continue reading 054: Leadership at Life of an Architect.


Modern Ways to Decorate Your Master Bedroom

Kitchen and Residential Design

Photo by Chastity Cortijo on Unsplash Bedrooms are undoubtedly the most personal space in every home. Even though not many guests will see your bedroom, it still deserves some attention. This is because it is a place to recharge, reflect your daily activities, and spend some time relaxing.

Nancy Busch New ISFA Executive Director

Stone Update

Brings experience in building-materials industry and kitchen/bath design. Featured Association Beat News

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New National Standards Programme Set to Raise Professional Competence in the Built Environment Sector

The A to Z of Building

BSI, in its role as the UK National Standards Body, announce a new National Standards programme to raise professional competence in the built environment sector. The standards aim to tackle the

Reader Question: How to Add Second Sump Crock to Basement

The Armchair Builder

July 22, 2020 We get a fair amount of questions from our readers on how to build or repair their homes. As always, we are happy to provide answers whenever we can. Our latest question comes from Salvadore in Illinois. He didn’t say so much, but we assume he is having ground water show up […]. Owner-Builder

PASSINGS: Vincent N. Pompo

Stone Update

Longtime Southern California distributor and a founder of the CTDA. Featured People+Places News


Stone Update

Rothberg to retain chairmanship for 100% family-owned company. Featured Company Insider News


Association for Project Safety Welcomes Westminster Move to Improve Building and Fire Safety

The A to Z of Building

The Association for Project Safety (APS) has today welcomed the Westminster Government’s Draft Building Safety Bill that aims to improve building and fire safety, issued on Monday 20th July


EU Construction Activity Picks Up Sharply in May, Says GlobalData

The A to Z of Building

Following the release of data from Eurostat showing a significant improvement in construction output in May; Moustafa Ali, Economist at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his