Sat.Feb 09, 2019 - Fri.Feb 15, 2019

The Best Choice for Bathroom Wall Tiles: Encaustic Cement Tile

Granada Tile

Not all tiles are created equal. One tile type deserves special notice, encaustic cement tile. It continues to be a rage in homes and businesses, and for good reason.

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Tiles We Love at The London Tile Co.

The London Tile Co.

This Valentine’s Day we decided to do something a little different, instead of getting all lovey-dovey about the people in our lives we have turned our attention to tiles!

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Should You Use Hardwood Floors in Kitchens and Bathrooms?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Hardwood floors offer a number of benefits. They are both incredibly beautiful, and incredibly easy to clean. They are a great option for allergy sufferers as carpets can aggravate symptoms. Even homeowners without allergies can enjoy the seamless look of hardwood flooring.

European Tile Trends — From

JG Kitchens

What’s hot in tile? Check out the major trends at Cevisama in Spain to find out for your next remodeling or new construction project. These were the ones on display at the massive tile expo, as I shared this week with readers , and coming soon to a floor or wall near you! Cevisama is the first major tile show of the year where the latest trends are on display. Next up is Coverings in April, which I’ll be visiting as a member of the press delegation. Stay tuned!

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Exploring Valencia & Mallorca During The Passport To Creativity Tour

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain USA recently hosted a group of talented designers, architects and journalists on an educational tour through Valencia & Mallorca during the annual Passport to Creativity Tour. During the 2019 edition of the trip attendees received an up close look at Tile of Spain manufacturers exhibiting at Cevisama during private booth tours from featured companies.

Bohemian Kitchen Trends For The Hippie In All Of Us

Trendir Magazine

A mixture of eclectic colors, an abundance of space and a twist on essentials, the perfect description for Boho chic décor. There is something about freestyle décor that seems to bring out the hippie that lives in all of us.


CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

(ARLINGTON, VA—February 12, 2019) Coverings ( ), the largest international tile & stone exhibition and conference in North America, will honor the beauty and durability of tile this National Tile Day as the February 23 observance enters its third year.

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New Porcelain Floor Tiles with Trending Shapes Now at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

ADEX USA’s Spanish tile-making roots go back a long way. They know their craft, and they know how to provide stellar service. Much like the tile they design, ADEX is a manufacturer who is a pleasure to work with, and is built to last.

StatWatch November 2018: The New Normal?

Stone Update

Chinese quartz-slab imports continue major decline under possible tariff penalty. Featured StatWatch (Monthly Report) Stone Imports

Watch Out, Sellers: Are You Making Any Of These 4 Home Selling Mistakes?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Selling your home can be an emotional process. What makes it even tougher is that it’s also a business decision, one where it’s unwise to let your emotions run the show. Doing so can lead to making a mistake that could potentially cost you your ideal buyer.

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Living with Coral

Diary of a Tile Addict

2019’s Pantone colour of the year – Living Coral – is bright, bold and full of life. But if you’re looking for trendy tiles in this vivacious shade you’re likely to find more muted tones, more akin to Pratt and Lambert’s colour of the year – Earthen Trail.

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Kid’s Favorite Space – Stylish Playroom Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Most parents know the playroom tends to become the room, toys are simply thrown in and most unused furniture pieces get placed around for some sort of seating area. We all know the playroom isn’t necessarily the most decorated space or even the most thought of room instead of its simply “there.”

Braxton-Bragg to Handle Elephant Lifters

Stone Update

Company will be exclusive North American distributor of Italian company’s cranes, hoists and other lifting devices. Featured Company Insider News


Moving In: When You and Your Partner’s Tastes Don’t Match, Start Here

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you were asked to list all the reasons why your partner is perfect for you, the result would probably be a fairly lengthy tabulation. That doesn’t mean your style preferences are going to align perfectly, though. Even your ideal partner might not have the same ideal living situation as you.

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Don’t Let the Internet Design Your Project

Life of an Architect

Despite knowing it was coming for me, I decided to post one of my recent sketches to Instagram and Facebook … and I was murdered. For 95% of those folks doing the murdering, their intentions were honest and well intended. For the other 5%, … I won’t say what I want to say.

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Wallpapered Foyers For An Elegant Entrance To Your Home

Trendir Magazine

The moment your guests enter your home is the very first time they truly get a sense of your home décor. Keeping that in mind, you want to embrace your decorating style from the very beginning- decorating your foyer with wallpaper is the way to go!

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Artisan Group Partners with Luxury Home Source

Stone Update

Fabricator network will be exclusive national countertop source for The Home Trust International. Featured Association Beat News


5 Surprising Things I Learned on My Tiny Home Vacation

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Staying in a hotel with my family – husband, three kids and springer spaniel – isn’t always my idea of a vacation. Let’s face it: most hotel rooms are pretty bare bones. So, to foster a spirit of relaxation and actual sleep, I usually opt for condos or townhomes whenever I can.

Valentine's Day 2019: Thyssenkrupp Lights up German Elevator Test Tower for the First Time

The A to Z of Building

Star architects Prof. Werner Sobek and Helmut Jahn strived to create a "Tower of Light" with the thyssenkrupp test tower in Rottweil, Germany. For one day, it will now also become the

Sleek Minimal Living Room Decor Ideas That Scream Elegance

Trendir Magazine

Besides the kitchen, the living room is one of the most used rooms in a home. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean it needs to be the most “decorated” space. In fact, a minimally decorated living room could be exactly what your home needs to feel grander and more put together.

Caesarstone: Slow Start, Firm Finish for 2019?

Stone Update

Quartz-surface manufacturer sees improvements after U.S. glut of Chinese slabs subsides. Featured Company Insider News


8 Ways to be the Perfect Weekend Host

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Whether it’s just for the night or you’re having family come for a holiday weekend, it’s up to you to make sure your guests feel comfortable and welcome.

Examples of People Building Their Own Homes

The Armchair Builder

February 15, 2019 It’s always nice to see examples of everyday people taking charge of their own home building projects. We just came across an article that shares multiple cases where owner builders successfully built their own homes. Some of these folks did much of the physical work themselves…which isn’t necessary but will save extra […]. Owner-Builder


Charming Valentine’s day Decorating Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Valentine’s day is officially here! But we have all officially grown up so cheesy foil balloons paired with cheap candy are no longer the way to decorate. If you have been spending most of your day on Pinterest trying to find a more upscale way to decorate for Valentine’s day, we have the answers for you right here. Furthermore, these decorating ideas can be used after the holiday is officially over. Heart Shaped Ice Cream Not a fan of ice cream in heart shapes?

McKenzie New Braxton-Bragg Inside Sales Manager

Stone Update

Distributor/supplier also hires two for sales and e-commerce development. Featured People+Places News

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Vietnam Residence Hosts Family Home and Rice Business

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Lan House, a Vietnam residence and rice business venue in Ba Ria–Vung Tau Province, is a dual-purpose home designed by H2 Architecture Studio. The unconventional dwelling accommodates working spaces and a rice storage unit on its bottom floor, while the upper level serves as a welcoming family home.

Bad Kitchen Cleaning Habits to Kick in 2019

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Want a sparkling kitchen? Kick these bad kitchen cleaning habits in 2019. Image: aydinmutlu/ Getty Images. Are you freshly invigorated by the new year? We definitely are – and the clean start is motivating us to, well, clean.

How to Create the Perfect Gallery Grid in Your 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. . When an old interior design trend gets a makeover, it’s like a breath of fresh air. The gallery grid, a new take on the gallery wall, is the latest.

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What You Need to Know about Jack and Jill Bathrooms

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Jack and Jill Bathrooms allow occupants from two separate bedrooms to conveniently access the same bathroom. But how do you know if this is the right type of bathroom to include in your home?

Waterside Residence in Australia Unveils an Exciting Layout

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Architecture and design studio Justin Humphrey completed Cove House , a modern waterside residence located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The home displays a robust structure as well as an organic indoor-outdoor connection.

Buyer Beware! 4 House Hunting Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To Find Your Dream Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Looking for your dream home is tricky. Especially if you’ve never been through the home buying process before, it can be easy to make missteps or to get caught up in small details that really don’t make much difference. With that in mind, we’re here to help.

High-End Workout Equipment: Technology to Transform your Home Gym

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The newest high-end workout equipment, including Mirror , brings exclusive trainers right to your home – digitally. Image: Mirror. New year, new you! Right? At least, that’s usually the goal.

Coverings Gets Ready for 30

Stone Update

Industry show moves into new decade with 2019 edition in Orlando this April. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events