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Design Trends: Going for Gold

Architectural Ceramics

Happy Holidays! Architectural Ceramics hopes you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends. Now, it’s time to transition from trimming a turkey to trimming the tree. Christmas is almost here! Children everywhere want to spot Santa sliding down the chimney.

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Hottest Bathroom Trends for 2019

Trendir Magazine

As the year is coming to an end it is time to begin taking a look at the hottest and latest trends for 2019. Keeping that in mind, we wanted to begin taking a look at the hottest bathroom trends for 2019.

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Big And Beautiful – Gauged Porcelain Slabs

Conestoga Tile Blog

The Italian tile manufacturers have done it again. Always the pioneers in ceramic technology, they have once again developed a porcelain tile that is sure to change the interior and exterior ambiance of the world’s architectural structures.

Decorate With Red to Give Your Space a High-Design Vibe

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Red never goes out of style, although different tones of the color will be more popular for a while. A deep, rich red is the “it” color of the moment and we’ve got some great ideas on how you can decorate with this rich, sumptuous hue.

Big And Beautiful – Gauged Porcelain Slabs

Conestoga Tile

The Italian tile manufacturers have done it again. Always the pioneers in ceramic technology, they have once again developed a porcelain tile that is sure to change the interior and exterior ambiance of the world’s architectural structures.

StatWatch October 2018: Back to (Sort of) Normal

Stone Update

Quartz surfaces up, despite Chinese pullback; other sectors stale. Featured StatWatch (Monthly Report) Stone Imports

Pratt & Larson’s Quick-Ship Brownstone Collection at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

If you’re designing a project, you aren’t looking for a fleeting dream. You’re looking for beautiful craftsmanship. But also you need something meant to last, with a tile pedigree that is second to none. When it comes to the test of time, few companies are.

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Garden State Tile’s Charleston showroom makes its TV debut

Garden State Tile Blog

Operations Manager, Steele Trotter, guided viewers through the benefits of working with our team of design consultants and why choosing hard surface materials for your project makes for a sound, long lasting investment. Watch the segment that was broadcast on ABC News 4 Lowcountry Live here >>>> . The post Garden State Tile’s Charleston showroom makes its TV debut appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog Media

Materials at Play- ICFF South Florida 2018

Kitchens for Living

Every now and then it’s fun and inspiring to venture away from the drawing board to get out and about. I didn’t have to travel far for my latest adventure which took me to the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) Florida.

Are You Ready To Incorporate Colorful Appliances?

Trendir Magazine

Bright, colorful appliances are quickly making a huge comeback and we are completely here for it! While having a lime green refrigerator might make most cringe or think back to the 60s, these blast from the past are coming in hot.

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Defining a House Style: What Is a Mediterranean Home?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re a fan of luxurious living, there’s no better architectural style for you than Mediterranean. These homes remind viewers of seaside villas and time spent on vacation. That said, have you ever wondered what exactly it is that makes the Mediterranean home so unique?

014: Being an Architect is Hell

Life of an Architect

As an architect, every space I walk in to, I look at … intensely. I scrutinize, evaluate, process, and redesign. Every. Single. Space. There are times when I wish this didn’t happen … most of the time actually.

Rockin’teriors Wins ISFA Fabricator of the Year

Stone Update

company gets top honors at group’s annual meeting in Cancun. Featured Association Beat News

Classic Country Ideas You’ll Love To Incorporate This Holiday Season

Trendir Magazine

Whether you live in the country or you tend to visit often then you know there is nothing quite as magical as Christmas in the country. The country tends to bring something cozy and special during the holiday season.

20 Ways to Plan Room Designs with Seasonal Decorating

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re planning to redecorate a room, you might want to stop and think about how that year-round design will fit in with your seasonal decorating. It sounds counterintuitive. After all, it’s common to just throw any seasonal decor into the room style you already have. Why should holiday decorating dominate the home all year?

Researchers Create New Concrete Paving Machine that Could Increase the Quality of Road Surfaces

The A to Z of Building

The paved road network in the Russian Federation is increasing seven times less per million people when compared to the developed countries of the USA and Europe. On Russian roads, the average

The Importance of Maintaining Electrical Safety at Home

Kitchen and Residential Design

via Electricity is vital in every aspect of life, especially in your home. It's hard to imagine living in a home without electricity; it keeps our food from spoiling, keeps us warm in the winter, provides light, and makes us cool in the summer.

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Cheerful Porch Decor That Scream Holiday Fun

Trendir Magazine

Not exactly sure what it is about the holidays that brings a “wanting to decorate vibe” but its true! During the holidays more and more people are inclined to decorate their home from the inside out.

The Freshome Dream Bedroom

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Find out what the Freshome staff thinks you need for a dream bedroom. Image: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Imagine dreaming in your dream bedroom. At Freshome, we spend a lot of time thinking about exactly that.

Will You Get Your Next Mortgage Online?


(A big “thank you” to for sponsoring this post!). We are all so busy these days it’s no wonder so many of us are jumping online to pick up—or pick out—almost anything we need. Today, you can shop for almost anything online, from clothing to soulmates.

The Freshome Dream Dining Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We polled our Freshome team to come up with a list of must-haves for a dream dining room. Image: Urbanology Designs The dining room is such an interesting part of the home. It’s gone through a number of transformations over the years.

5 Smart Design Hacks for Hiding Ugly AC Vents

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re working on a room’s design, that last thing you may think about is an ugly AC vent or other air vents. However, they can often detract from the style of the room.

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Six-Bedroom Residence in Canada Opens Up to Gorgeous Views

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The Vallée du Parc Residence is a reinterpretation of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright. The six-bedroom residence’s ground-floor plan sits in close relationship with the surroundings. Located in Mauricie, Québec region, Canada, the project opens up to the neighboring valley.

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7 Ways to Create the Ultimate Cozy Bed This Winter

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Layering the right elements helps you create a blissfully cozy bed to enjoy this winter. Image: Period Property Store 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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How to Transform Your Home into a Winter Wonderland

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Global event designer Edward Perotti has managed over 2,000 events, including social galas, ornate weddings, corporate affairs and notable events in such places as the Palace of Versailles, the Louvre, the Great Wall of China and the Basilica Cistern in Istanbul.

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Choosing an Architect: 5 Things to Consider

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you planned on cutting your hair short, you’d probably choose a stylist known for creating gorgeous pixie cuts. It’s the same idea with architects: each has their own style and specialty.

The Best Netflix Shows About Home Design

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Who hasn’t gone on a major Netflix binge? Thanks to today’s streaming services, powering through a new favorite show is commonplace. But sometimes you might feel like you wasted a whole day doing nothing but watching TV. So why not binge something a little more edifying?

16 Ways to Style a Farmhouse Christmas With Burlap

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Welcome your guests with a beautiful farmhouse Christmas wreath. Image: Wayfair 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. Burlap is at the top of our list for farmhouse Christmas decorating.

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10 Holiday Decor Storage Hacks You Need to Know

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Here are a few holiday decor storage hacks to take the pain out of packing up the season. Image: Joanna Kosinska The holiday season is one of the most fun and beautiful times of the year. We gather with friends and family, we share meals and gifts and we can all feel the cheer in the air.