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Tile Tour: A Master Bathroom Decked in White

Architectural Ceramics

Fresh white snow on Christmas morning, bright white lights strung over bustling streets, or white champagne bubbles on New Year’s — What classic imagery comes to mind when you think about the holidays?

At The Core of Ceramics

Tile of Spain USA

The architecture and design world is witnessing a resurgence of the fundamental nature of ceramics.

Unfinished Doesn’t Mean Unrefined

As The Tile Turns

Forget everything you know about what makes tiles beautiful. Yes, ornate glazes and sophisticated edges can be stunning, but there is something oddly comforting about an unfinished, even worn look. Tile Trends

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Arizona Tile Fourth Quarter Press Release 2018

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

John Huarte, University of Notre Dame Alumni, Gives Back. It is no secret that Arizona Tile founder, John Huarte, has strong and lasting ties with his alma mater.

Traditional House in Spain Incorporates a Contemporary Layout

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The creative team behind Dom Arquitectura completed this House in la Cerdanya. An inspiring traditional house in Spain, it blends classic elements with contemporary living. The residence neighbors a beautiful natural park and takes advantage of the surrounding valley.

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Black And White Rooms That Feel Almost Too Good To Be True

Trendir Magazine

Whether you are a lover of all things color or you prefer a more muted approach, having a black and white palette is classic and elegant while still being timeless. With that being said, we are taking this color palette to the next level by reinforcing how beautiful a black and white room can be.

Pratt & Larson’s New, Linear-Pattern Tile Collection at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

It’s the new year now, and our resolution in 2019 is to continue bringing you the best of everything when it comes to tile. That means showing you the latest and greatest designs and collections, but it doesn’t mean we have to do away with.

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Production Builders vs. Custom Builders: Which is Right for You?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Making the decision to build your own home means dedicating at least a few months to the process. Some builds seem to go perfectly, while others have a few bumps along the way. The type of builder you choose could make all the difference.

Modern Cabinet Ideas Every Minimalist Will Love

Trendir Magazine

Cabinetry has always been a part of kitchen décor so much so that they have become a staple for multiple years. However, even the staples of a room need an upgrade once in a while, which is where modern cabinets come into play.

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015: Tools of an Architect

Life of an Architect

All industries have specific tools that make their business work – and architects are no different in this regard. During the 26+ years that have passed since I graduated from college, I have seen tools that I had previously used every day become obsolete while new tools have taken their place.

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Study Shows People Connect Better with a Computer-Generated Avatar Representing Building Management

The A to Z of Building

Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) see a lack of communication when it comes to buildings and their occupants. However, if there is improved dialogue between the two, smart

Playroom Ideas to Keep Kids Occupied for Hours

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Playtime is an important part of your child’s developmental process. While playing, they develop cognitive and athletic skills, in addition to building confidence and learning how to be creative.

Blush pink accents that are completely taking over the design world

Trendir Magazine

Blush pink has become such a hit in fashion that it has spilled over to home design as well. However, incorporating this soft neutral with a feminine twist can be a bit tricky.

Farm to Easel at Exhibit B Gallery in Souderton, PA through 2/9/19

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Sunshine and Shadow Log Cabin Quilt Block by Margaret Almon. My Sunshine and Shadow Log Cabin Quilt Mosaic is on display at “Farm to Easel” at the Exhibit B Gallery Annual Winter Group Show. All work includes farm-related subjects from the Pennsylvania landscape to images of quilts, farm animals, the harvested bounty and beyond. 20+ artists and 30+ paintings from artists far and wide. The show continues thru 2/9/19. Farm to Easel at Exhibit B Gallery.

Owner Builders by the Numbers

The Armchair Builder

January 9, 2018 An owner builder is loosely defined as an owner who contracts out their own new home building project instead of hiring a general contractor. The thought of overseeing the construction of one’s own home is terrifying for some folks.

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The Freshome Guide to Renovating an Older Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Character often comes with the cumbersome side effect of careful renovations. Make sure to account for this important step to keep the character in your home. Source: Don Duffy Architecture. Historic homes are full of character, but sometimes they also need repairs and renovations. We may not all have an HGTV budget to work with, but there are multiple ways to brighten and update an older home. Here are a few tips you need to know before you start a home renovation project.

Everything You Need To Know About Coastal Décor

Trendir Magazine

There is just something about feeling the grittiness of the sand between your toes and smelling the salt water in the air that seems to bring peace to the mind and soul. Nevertheless, we all know during the winter that may not be possible.

Transform Your Basement with these Creative Ideas

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Basements are undergoing a renaissance right now. Traditionally, basements were filled with a sectional, a big screen television, a pool table and a mini fridge for small refreshments,” according to Patrick Garrett, real estate broker at H&H Realty in Trussville, AL.

How to Decorate With Living Coral – Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Living Coral, Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year, is a warm and cheerful color that’s perfect for accessorizing your home. Image: Pantone. 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 KonMari Method: How to Get Your Home More Organized than Ever

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

How tidy could you keep your home if it was only filled with things you love? The KonMari method seeks to answer that question. Image: David Campbell Building. 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. .

These Are The 2019 Color Trends We’re Loving

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The new year is here, bringing with it all sorts of new interior design trends to fawn over. Today, however, we’re focusing exclusively on color. Each year, color giants like Behr and Sherwin-Williams release their top picks for which colors will soon be everywhere.

Things to Consider When Installing Outlets

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

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14 Times Open Shelving Looked Oh-So-Soothing (And How To Bring Order To Your Own Home)

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

When it’s done right, there’s something about open shelving that is so soothing and aesthetically pleasing. It’s no wonder this look has been trendy for a while and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.

How to Create a Home that Helps You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Last year, Stastisa revealed the most common New Year’s resolutions – and they probably won’t surprise you. The top five were: eat healthier, get more exercise, save money, focus on self-care and read more.

Residential Neighborhood in France Adds Wooden Terraces

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Brenac & Gonzalez & Associés completed the design of a residential building complex in Romainville, France. Integrated wooden boxes used as terraces disrupt the linearity of the residential units. This also brings a much needed feeling of warmth to the new residential neighborhood.

1950s São Paulo Penthouse Gets an Original Upgrade

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Brasil based Estúdio Paralelo completed the restoration of a 1950s São Paulo penthouse and revamped it for the needs of contemporary city living. The space has a total surface of 150 square meters (1615 square feet) and also displays an unconventional layout.

Here Are Your Feng Shui Lucky Colors For 2019 According To Your Chinese Zodiac Sign

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Nippon Paint, Asia’s largest paint brand, has released their Colours of Fortune Paint Collection for 2019. Grand Master Phang, Nippon Paint’s Colour Advisor and one of Asia’s top authorities on feng shui and Emperor Star Astrology, put together the collection of feng shui lucky colors to ensure your home attracts plenty of wealth, health, luck and love.

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Door Trends: From Ultra Stylish to Super Secretive

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Doors provide privacy, protection and separation, and they can be stylish while providing these functions. A cool door can be a design statement and a conversation starter. Or it can be the entrance to a hidden passage or room. Below are several door trends, along with some practical information on materials and costs. Exterior Doors. This is a standard timber/MDF external door coated with a metal finish. Image: Zeitgeist Photography. Exterior doors have to balance form and function.