Sat.Nov 24, 2018 - Fri.Nov 30, 2018

Tile of Spain Announces Winners of the 17th Annual Tile of Spain Awards

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the association of over 100 Spanish tile manufacturers, announces the winners of the 17th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design. The panel of judges, chaired by architect Jorge Silvetti, met on Friday, November 21 st in Castellón to decide the award winners.

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Get The Look: Gio Ponti-Style Cement Tiles at Spain’s Hotel Cort

Granada Tile

At Spain’s Hotel Cort in the heart of the old town in Palma de Mallorca, the bright blue and white patterned tiles take the space from bland to startlingly beautiful. They’re inspired by the designs of Gio Ponti, whose tiles designs we’ve long be obsessed with.

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Step Into the Dark Side

As The Tile Turns

For years, white dominated the interior design scene. From painted white cabinets to white subway tile, homeowners couldn't get away from what they perceived as a clean, modern color. Today, however, a new theme is taking over: darkness.

What to Get an Architect for Christmas [2018]

Life of an Architect

This is the 9th annual and highly anticipated What to Get an Architect for Christmas gift guide. It’s hard for me to process that when I wrote the very first gift guide back in 2010 that this would become the most requested blog post that I would write every single year.

SkillBuild Success Story

Diary of a Tile Addict

Odhran Connelly with his winning tiling creation at SkillBuild 2018. It is always great to see the tiling stars of tomorrow emerge, and SkillBuild and WorldSkills are two arenas where the cream can really rise to the top.

Freshome Holiday Gift Guide: Smart Home Gift Ideas For The Tech Lover

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

An automated home that you can run from your smartphone or voice-activated hub is no longer a thing of the future. Here are some unique tech accessories and smart home gift ideas for the tech lover in your life.

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Fun and Festive Christmas Decorating Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Christmas time is the perfect excuse to go over the top and decorate your home from top to bottom, which is why its one of our favorites. Keeping that in mind, we bring you fun and festive Christmas decorating ideas in order to this holiday season less stressful and more enjoyable.

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Trace Elements

Diary of a Tile Addict

Trace Mint tiles by Ceramiche Caesar in Ristorante Papo, Turin. I return to one of my favourite topics in today’s Tile Addict: tiles in restaurants.

What does it cost to remodel a kitchen?

Stagetecture

(A big “thank you” our friends at Signature Joinery & Design for sponsoring this post.). You could answer this question with, “How long is a piece of string?” After all there are many factors involved in remodeling a kitchen—all of which will affect the price of the remodel.

Don’t Focus on Cosmetic Features When Buying a Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

When you’re shopping for a new home, it’s natural to favor the more aesthetically-pleasing properties. However, cosmetic features are often decorative and trendy extras. Instead, you should base your decision on the underlying features and value of the home.

How To Bring Christmas Cheer To Your Mantel

Trendir Magazine

As the weather gets chillier it is time to begin cranking up the fireplace and enjoying a nice cup of joe with a warm, cozy blanket.

Save time and money with Dryel

Kitchen and Residential Design

A couple of months ago, my friends at CR Brands sent me a sample kit of Dryel , the at-home dry cleaner. While I was happy to receive a sample, I have to admit I was a bit of a skeptic.

SCM Group Acquires Diversified Machine Systems

Stone Update

Parent company of CMS North America gets Colorado-based CNC manufacturer. Featured Company Insider News

5 Minimalist Holiday Decorating Ideas

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

With the holidays coming, you probably have enough on your plate. Between sending cards, shopping for gifts, cooking large meals and entertaining guests, it can get to be a lot this time of year. One way to simplify your holidays is to go for some minimalist home decorating.

Mini Christmas Tree Decor That Make A Whole Lot Of Sense

Trendir Magazine

Christmas time is one of the best times of the year not only because it brings family together on a more often basis but because decorating the home becomes a whole lot more elaborate.

Fiber Art Inspiration

The Perfect Bath

A serendipitous visit to The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Ridgefield, CT (encouraged by a friend who is a volunteer in the education department there) reminded me that wonderful exhibitions can hide in plain sight — in this case, practically in my backyard. What awaited me: a transplanted version of the artist Helen Hernmarck’s weaving studio, including an image of her spectacular wool wall.

25 Ideas for Christmas Decorations for Stairs

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

You’ve probably got the basics down on how to dress up your porch , decorate your Christmas tree and set your table for the holidays. If you live in a two-story home or loft, decorating your stairs for Christmas should also be on your list.

This Stunning Frank Lloyd Wright Home is for Sale

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This Frank Lloyd Wright home is in the news after lots of controversy. Decades after Lloyd Wright built the home for his son, the Arizona home was scheduled for demolition. In 2012, Wright’s apprenticeship program, the School of Architecture at Taliesin, saved it.

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2018 Ornament Gift Guide for Everyone on Your List

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. If you’re looking for a classic holiday gift to give, ornaments are a treasured gift giving idea.

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6 Easy Ways to Update Your Christmas Decorating

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Update your Christmas decorating with on-trend gold accessories. Image: Williams Sonoma Home 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. We live for Christmas decorating.

Indigo Decorating Ideas and Products for a True Blue Holiday Table

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. Indigo is a fresh and modern design color this year. Yet indigo decorating has been popular for thousands of years.

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Here’s How To Light A Christmas Tree Like A Pro – In 10 Steps

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you look at the most beautiful Christmas tree displays, you’ll notice the trees are lit to the nines. Designers and visual display experts know that loads of lighting is what makes a Christmas tree magical.

Get a Nautical Holiday Theme Using Blue and White

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you want to go for a Christmas color scheme that isn’t the traditional red and green, the second most popular option on the list is a cool blue and white scheme. The icy blue and the snowy white go well with the tones of winter.

Freshome Gift Guide: Gift Exchange Or Secret Santa Gifts Under $20

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. Need some Secret Santa gifts under $20 that nearly anyone would appreciate?

19 Fortnite Gifts For A Battle Royale Home

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. If you haven’t heard of Fortnite, you must have been off of planet Earth for the last year.

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Christmas Tree Decor You Need Right Now!

Trendir Magazine

Regardless of how you traditionally decorate your home for the holidays decorating your Christmas tree is a bit different. The main reason being even though the traditional décor remains the same year in and year out, trends continue to change and evolve.

Freshome Holiday Gift Guide: Crafty Boho-Chic Gifts For The Etsy Lover

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. Etsy has a wonderful collection of home goods and gifts. But many are one-of-a-kind and go fast.

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Artist Heather Gauthier Makes Art of Beauty and Wildlife

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

San Antonio artist Heather Gauthier captures the beauty and whimsy of our love of animals. Photo courtesy of Heather Gauthier Artist Heather Gauthier doesn’t remember a time in her life when she wasn’t creating things.