Sat.Mar 23, 2019 - Fri.Mar 29, 2019

Ceramics Impose Their Rules

Tile of Spain USA

When renovating or remodeling a house, there are multiple variables to consider. One of the most important is the quality of materials which crucial to ensure durability, and safety. This can also have an affect on the re-sale value of your home.

The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Encaustic Cement Tile Patterns

Granada Tile

You can achieve an unmatched artistic expression for backsplashes, floors, and walls by creating your dream encaustic cement tiles. True custom tile means more than simply picking a color or picking a pattern. We want you to dream it up exactly the way you want it.

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The Biggest Pinterest Home Trends for 2019

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

There are a whopping 250 million active Pinterest users per month. And they’re busy pinning and repinning all their favorite design inspiration photos, memes, recipes, crafts and more. Pinterest just released a report breaking down the data of which Pinterest home trends are big in 2019.

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A wildlife walk with Gary Drostle

Diary of a Tile Addict

Since he was last featured in Tile Addict , Gary Drostle has created even more awe-inspiring work. In particular, a notable contribution from this mosaic artist is present in Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in California.

Modern Kitchen Ideas Every Cook Is Sure To Fall In Love With

Trendir Magazine

Whether you love a traditional all-white or drool for a pop of color there is nothing quite as charming like a modern kitchen. With that being said, we have put together our favorite modern kitchen ideas that have just the right amount of charm with just the right amount of unique spice.

Renovating Your Kitchen? Consider the Minis Collection for a Fresh Tile Design

Granada Tile

Kitchens evolve throughout the years more than any other part of a home. While function maintains precedence in kitchens, design is quickly moving up on the importance scale. Beautiful, sprawling kitchens which effortlessly show off a homeowner’s personality are a key goal in designers’ minds.

How to Remove Asbestos from Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

You don’t want to find asbestos in your home. It’s not one of the 9 germiest places , and perhaps it’s not as widely-known as mold. However, this residential toxin can cause a variety of serious health problems.

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Enchanting Bathrooms With Subway Tiles

Trendir Magazine

Subway tiles have always been known for coming in multiple different shades, finishes and even pattern waves- making them a top favorite for different areas of the home.

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¿Como personalizar mosaicos de cemento y baldosas encáusticas de cemento?

Granada Tile

Tu puedes crear una expresión artística única para proteger tus pisos y paredes contra salpicaduras cuando diseñas tus baldosas de cemento. El proceso de personalización de mosaicos de cemento significa algo más que escoger un color o elegir un diseño (patrón de baldosas encáusticas).

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Fabricator Silica Safety Webinar: May 14

Stone Update

Natural Stone Institute members join federal, state officials to cover crystalline-silica issue. Featured Industry News

Add Fuel to the Façade

Diary of a Tile Addict

Incredible counterfeit ceramicist Diogo Machado – aka Add Fuel – continues to paint his mark on the world. A uniquely wonderful private commission in his Portuguese homeland is certainly one way to tile a façade.


Garden State Tile Blog

See our Koala eucalyptus wood-look porcelain floor tile collection in Hospitality Design Magazine. >>>PDF. >>>Digital Magazine. The post Impressive! appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog Media

How Hiring the Right Contractor Can Save You Money


Trust and proven expertise should be the most important factors when choosing professionals to work in your home– and if you are facing a major remodel project finding the right general contractor can make all the difference.

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Allied Stone Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Stone Update

Strong growth in Texas-Oklahoma market includes natural stone, quartz surfaces and now porcelain slabs. Featured Company Insider News

Back to Bachor

Diary of a Tile Addict

Tile Addict is revisiting a few vigilante ceramic artists that have been previously featured on the site. Today the spotlight shines back on public do-gooder Tim Bachor who spends his time filling one of life’s most frustrating driving problems- potholes.

Garden State Tile Designer Series: Meet Leah G. Bailey of LGB Interiors

Garden State Tile Blog

At Garden State Tile we take pride in the strong relationships we have built with the interior design community.

Architects Share Top Kitchen & Bath Trends — From

JG Kitchens

Every quarter, the American Institute of Architects surveys its member architects and shares their findings in a survey. This most recent release focuses on two of my favorite topics: Kitchens and baths. Here is an article I wrote for sharing their results.

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Realstone On Display at the Remodeler’s Showcase

Rubble Tile

Photo Courtesy Of The Parade of Homes is still going strong throughout March, displaying some of the most gorgeous and innovative design projects the region has to offer. Today, we’d like to highlight an innovative tile product in Home R29, a newly-constructed, modern.

4 Factors That Make All The Difference In Your Bathroom Remodel

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. . Remodeling your bathroom is one of the best things you can do to add value to your home. However, undertaking this process is anything but simple.

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How To Decorate An Open Concept Kitchen

Trendir Magazine

An open concept kitchen is becoming a top favorite for many due to how inviting and easy to decorate it can be. However, creating a concept that is inviting and brings in the rest of your décor is a bit more difficult- which is where we come into play.

Stairs are Complicated

Life of an Architect

Some of the most complicated and underappreciated architectural drawings to ever exist are those depicting stairs. While I will readily concede that part of me likes the technical challenges that come from detailing stairs, the vast majority of me loathes preparing them. Unless the stairs are cool.

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How to be lean with your water usage at home

Kitchen and Residential Design

If you haven't read the news, water is getting expensive. Sure, this is impacting some cities more than others , but most people around the country are suffering and it's yet another monthly bill to grow concerned about.

The Freshome Dream Living Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Here’s the (not so) secret Freshome recipe for a dream living room. Image: Hero Images/ Getty Images. We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. .

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Interior Design Spring Trends Are Here!

Trendir Magazine

With a new season upon us, many homeowners will take this time to redecorate and bring a fresh vibe to their home. What better way to do this than to learn about the latest spring trend’s and incorporate them into your current decor. With that being said, here are the latest spring trends that are completely taken over. Less is More This spring you want to have one the items that make sense to you in the room, if it feels a bit too much you don’t want to have it at all.

LPI Partners with Derusha Supply

Stone Update

Laser-measurement company increases presence in eastern Canada. Featured Company Insider News

Smart Home Technology That Can Save You Money

Kitchen and Residential Design

When it comes to cost saving tips for the home, it’s safe to say that smart home technology is definitely at the top of the list.

Bad Bedroom Cleaning Habits to Put to Bed

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Keep your bedroom ready for R&R by putting these bad bedroom cleaning habits to bed. Image: Cornish Interiors. Your bedroom is your sanctuary. It’s where you go to rest and get rejuvenated. It’s where you dream, plan and — if you’re like us — do a lot of your Netflix binging.

New Project to Create Closed Loop Recycling Chain in Construction Films

The A to Z of Building

Total and several partners along the construction value chain have decided to associate to form the Clean Site Circular Project which aims at recycling natural shrink hoods wastes from the


Coverings: Featured Educational Sessions

Stone Update

Tariffs among highlights in event’s seminar schedule. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events


Wet Basement: A Reader Question

The Armchair Builder

March 26, 2019 For those of you that are new to Armchair Builder, we are here to help homeowners, owner builders, and future real estate purchasers with any questions they may have. Here is a question we just received about a wet basement in a new home. Terry M. from Wisconsin asks… We had some […]. Owner-Builder

Prefabricated House in Mexico Inspired by Love for the Outdoors

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The Mexican architectural firm SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos designed the unconventional Casa Molina residence. This prefabricated house in Mexico offers a total living area of 1722 square feet (approximately 160 square meters).

Georgia Tech Invited to Host its Event at The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

The A to Z of Building

Since the completion date of The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is approaching, Georgia Tech students, staff, and faculty are called upon to present their lecture, meeting, or

What’s Clogging Your Drains and How Can You Unclog Them?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Water is the most plentiful natural resource on the planet. And since it’s so abundant, you rarely think about it. That is, until you have a clogged drain and you can’t get rid of it.

New Container Store Custom Closets Make Your Closet A Showpiece Quickly And Affordably

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. . The Container Store is expanding their Container Store Custom Closets series.

Ghost Readings: What Causes Your Thermostat’s False Fluctuations?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Is your home hot when the thermostat indicates that it should be cold? Or is it chilly when the thermostat shows a warm temperature? If so, your thermostat may be producing ghost readings. This occurs when something interferes with the thermostat’s ability to produce an accurate temperature.

What is a Fire-Rated Door and Do You Need One?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

In 2017, U.S. fire departments responded to 1,319,500 fires. In fact, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a U.S. fire department responded to a fire every 24 seconds. There were 499,000 structure fires, and 72 percent of those structure fires occurred in home structures.

Modern Penthouse in Krakow Displays Intriguing Contrasts

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The creative team at Blackhouse designed and completed Penthouse PK43 , a modern penthouse located in Krakow, Poland. Although the design scheme features industrial references, this contemporary space does not lack warmth and comfort.