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Artistic Tile: Upping the Ante with Mosaic-Inspired Statement Stones

As The Tile Turns

At Decorative Materials, we're all about experimenting with bold designs as we integrate fresh new ideas with traditional concepts. We're always on the hunt for new talent, but we also find ourselves returning again and again to a few reliable designers.

Handmade Cement Tiles: How to Instantly Improve the Look and Feel of Your Space

Granada Tile

From the stunning Bordeaux to the Moroccan-inspired Arabesque , Granada Tile’s handmade cement tiles are sweeping the world as a unique way to improve the look and feel of any space.

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What is a Transitional Bathroom and How Can You Get This Look?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The transitional bathroom is the most popular bathroom design style, according to the 2019 Bathroom Design Trends report by the National Kitchen + Bath Association.

Keeping Your Porcelain Patio Clean This Summer

The London Tile Co.

In the UK it rains for almost half of the year, 156 days if some websites are to be believed, so the last thing anyone wants to be doing when the sun makes its rare appearance is cleaning the patio.

10 Designer Tips For Moroccan Inspired Décor

Trendir Magazine

Can Morocco get any more beautiful? The views are not only impeccable buts the style is just as enchanting. If you’re interested in bringing an exotic vibe that still feels elegant with just the right amount of charm, then its time to take a look at Moroccan décor.

Week of June 24th, 2019

Architectural Ceramics

Is white a color? Of course! Well, at least in the world of interior design. White provides an excellent backdrop for more dramatic colors or can work to create a clean, minimal look.

4 Ideas for Creative Stepping Stone Pathways

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re looking for a timeless addition to your yard, consider stepping stone pathways. These add a rustic, natural element that is great for the outdoors. They’re also very versatile in style.

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Maastricht Mosaic

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Kunst Front Maastricht. Sandor Sinko at the Kunst Front.

Handmade Porcelain Inspires with the Artisan Series

Rubble Tile

For the end of June, we are introducing you to Cosa Marble’s newest collection of high quality porcelain tiles, the Artisan series. The origin of a collection can often be traced back to an inspired idea.

Onyx Is The New Marble And Here’s Why

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. There’s a new stone that’s taking over marble’s popularity — and it’s onyx. Are you wondering what the difference is between onyx vs. marble?

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Universal Design Goes Upscale – From Forbes.com

JG Kitchens

What does universal design mean to you? If you’re like many people, absolutely nothing!

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Maastricht Mosaic

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Kunst Front Maastricht. Sandor Sinko at the Kunst Front.

Contemporary Small Kitchen Design Ideas

Trendir Magazine

When it comes to constructing your small kitchen, getting creative is key. Bringing a creative touch might sound simple but, in all actuality, it can be a bit difficult.

How to Light Your Hallway

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Don’t let hallway lighting be an afterthought. Use this guide to light your hallway well. Image: Svet_Feo/Shutterstock. Lighting is important. Interior designers, real estate agents and staging pros will all tell you it’s true.

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MD Earthworks Completes Work on Shell Battery Storage Project

The A to Z of Building

North West based groundworks specialist, MD Earthworks has completed works designing and installing the groundworks at Shell’s battery storage project, in Bacton, Norfolk. Earthworks is one of the

Phenomenal Fusterlandia

Diary of a Tile Addict

Tile Addict previously explored Little Havana in Southern Florida, admiring the mural by Santos Mendez at TD Bank which captures the bright, bold essence of Cuban culture.

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Mesmerizing Master Bedroom Lighting Ideas

Trendir Magazine

After a long day of work, housecare, and sometimes even childcare it is quite nice to retreat to the bedroom and decompress. In order to do just that you want to have a cozy space that speaks to you. As with any room, lighting is extremely important in all aspects of decorating.

What is a Barndominium? Could It Be Your Next Home?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Choosing the right paint color for every room of your barndominium is easy when you’ve already created the perfect color palette. Image courtesy of PPG – Modern Farmhouse Palette. You may be new to the barndominium style, but this pretty and practical home style is gaining in popularity.

New Ceiling System Offers Sound Absorption and Sound Blocking in One Panel

The A to Z of Building

ACOUSTIBuilt™ Seamless Acoustical Ceilings, recently introduced by Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, is a novel ceiling system that offers the look of drywall yet performs similar to an acoustical

Ep 27: Is That Even Legal?

Life of an Architect

How much time have you spent thinking about the legal side of architecture? If you are like most architects, you probably haven't spent enough time thinking about it.

Stylish and Smart Corner Decorating Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Every naked corner is an opportunity to go big on décor. Naked corners tend to be intimating due to many not knowing what to place in that area. While they do tend to have an air of awkwardness to them, they can be bold and stylish when done properly.

5 Ideas for Home Office Color Schemes

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. When designing a home office, it’s common to get completely focused on what you’ll put in it and where everything should go.

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Carboncor's Cold Asphalt Endorsed for Use on South Australia's Roads

The A to Z of Building

South Australia's Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) has approved Carboncor, an environmentally friendly cold asphalt premix, for use on roads in the State. The DPTI

20 Fab Hammocks and Hanging Chair Styles for a Summer Siesta

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. Hammocks are hot right now. It’s partially because the boho-chic trend is so popular (and a hammock chair is a great boho accessory).

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HomeAdvisor’s 2019 Report Reveals Popular Spending Trends

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The new State of Home Spending report by HomeAdvisor provides a treasure trove of information regarding the habits and behaviors of homeowners relating to home improvement spending, home maintenance spending, and home emergency spending.

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How to Flush Your Hot Water Heater

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Your hot water heater is your pal. Very few people look forward to a cold shower, but a luxurious steamy one or — better yet — a long soak in the tub can be just what you need to decompress from a stressful day or shake off muscular soreness.

How to Save Money on Furniture by Knowing What to Keep

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Combine old and new furniture for a stylish new bedroom. Image: Photographee.eu/Shutterstock. Shutterstock. 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.

How to Choose the Right Home Security System for Your House

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Ensuring the safety and security of your home is serious business. When it comes time to install a home security system, there’s no doubt that you’ll want to be sure to pick the right one. So what should you be looking for when you decide which security system to buy?

Zillow Offers is a New Way to Sell Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Zillow polled their readers and uncovered that “homeowners want a faster, simpler selling option.” ” Zillow Offers is their answer. The service by Zillow basically buys your home on your schedule in as little as two business days (if you qualify).