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Week of September 7th, 2020 – Aging in Place vs. A New Space

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. September 13 th brings us National Grandparents Day, which is a day for us to spend some time (perhaps virtually) reminding our grandparents how much they mean to us.

Designer Feature: Allison Eden

Decorative Materials

There’s no denying that mosaics are hot right now. We like to think we’re ahead of the curve, however, we’ve long regarded mosaics as one of the most intricately beautiful options for adding a touch of artistry to any space. Another longtime enthusiast?

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Six street artists producing ceramic graffiti

Diary of a Tile Addict

Ceramic graffiti is a wonderful thing and we love covering it here at Diary of a Tile Addict. But there are still people who don’t know that it exists, or where to find artists and installations.

Marmomac ReStart Offers Cloud-Based Event

Stone Update

Major natural-stone show will turn the key online late this month. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

Playlist of the Week – Golden Oldies

Architectural Ceramics

It’s Grandparent’s Day this Sunday! Even though a lot of grandparents these days probably identify more with the 80’s, we’re celebrating with some songs from the 50’s and 60’s. Check out this week’s playlist featuring oldies but goodies – and don’t forget to call your grandparents! Listen on Spotify. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is always happy to help advise on tile design.

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“Outdoor Tile, Mid Mod Style”


Check out this great article in Atomic Ranch’s News Letter (great newsletter, subscribe if you haven’t already) about mid century modern tile in the outdoor environment, specifically pool areas.

First Excerpt of Wellness by Design Book – Fitness Spaces – Out Now!

JG Kitchens

Here's your first chance to read a hefty excerpt of my third book, Wellness by Design: A Room-by-Room Guide to Optimizing Your Home for Health, Fitness and Happiness, which just published September 1.

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Modern bedroom ideas with a warm aesthetic

Trendir Magazine

Many consider modern bedroom’s to be quite cold due to their non-traditional aesthetic. Furthermore, modern décor gets a bad rap due to the majority of it being showcased minimally.

IOBAC Launches Floorplay, a Flooring E-commerce Site for Those in the Trade

The A to Z of Building

Technology company IOBAC, renowned for its innovative flooring and heating solutions, has launched FloorPlay, a flooring materials supply service. The FloorPlay e-commerce site is a hub where

Learn How to Do Steaming With Frozen Vegetables

Kitchen and Residential Design

Health guidelines suggest that people should consume as few as 2.5 and as many as 6.5 cups of produce daily based on your calorie requirements. There’s no stipulation that these need to be organically grown from a garden or freshly purchased from a health market.

Natural Stone Institute: RISE Home #30

Stone Update

New special-needs residence in Massachusetts for U.S. Army captain. Featured Association Beat News

NTCA Names Tile Setter Craftspersons of the Year

Stone Update

One winner each for residential and commercial categories. Featured Association Beat News

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Registration Opens for KBIS 2021

Stone Update

First major on-site show set for early February. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events


Cosentino Enhancing Midwest Distribution

Stone Update

Surfaces company will move into new Chicago-area warehouse facility. Featured People+Places News

India’s Construction Industry to Make Strong Recovery Following 14.9% Contraction in 2020, Says Globaldata

The A to Z of Building

Driven by the unprecedented contraction of 50.3% in real terms in Q2, the Indian construction industry is expected to shrink by 14.9% in 2020. However, despite the prevailing gloomy situation, the

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How to Find Affordable Contractors General Liability Insurance

Kitchen and Residential Design

Every contractor and their business is susceptible to certain risks which may be beyond their control. Although most will put up safety measures and precautions to ensure they are protected against any of such risks, the best form of protection or precaution to have is insurance.

Halfway Through the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season - What's Still to Come

Kitchen and Residential Design

As we enter into September this marks the halfway point for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30. This season includes all areas of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico.