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Upcoming Trends in Ceramics

Tile of Spain USA

The process of creating a home is complex and intimate. Designers (or homeowners) must be able to find functional solutions for everyday needs while keeping the personal touch of those who will live in the home. Geotiles (Pamesa Group) Tokio (35X35”).

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Pantone Makes a Splash with Living Coral: How to Incorporate the Vibrant Color

As The Tile Turns

Every year, Pantone spurs worldwide design trends by highlighting a hue that reflects the stylistic mood of the times. The color authority draws on themes seen in the latest artwork, music, and technology to ensure that its selected shade evokes the essence of the year it represents.

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Design Trends: The 2019 PANTONE Color of the Year

Architectural Ceramics

Remember Rose Quartz? That was so 2016. Really. In 2016, PANTONE’s Color of the Year was Rose Quartz 13-1520. Three years later, we’ve come full circle with another pink hue, but now in a much more lively option: Living Coral.

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Create The Perfect Patio With Porcelain Garden Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Living in the UK often means events cancelled or contingency plans put in place due to the weather, so when we do get some sunshine (or even just a break from the rain) we all know how important it is to make the most of it.


CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

(ARLINGTON, VA—March 18, 2019) Coverings ( ), the largest international tile & stone exhibition and conference in North America, will give back to the local community through a range of charitable initiatives at this year’s show in Orlando, Florida from April 9-12. Continuing its tradition of supporting the host city, Coverings will partner with both Clean the World and the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.

Bathroom Shelving Ideas That Are Just As Charming

Trendir Magazine

With so many different items needing to go in the bathroom space, it makes sense for you to have an abundance of shelves in the room. Even though many of us would prefer to have a large display of shelves the fact is, not many bathrooms come with them already installed.

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Women in Architecture

Architectural Ceramics

Tile is what we do, but without architecture there would be no buildings to tile. This Women’s History Month, we salute the women who blazed the trail in the architecture industry. Marion Mahony Griffin February 14, 1871 – August 10, 1961.

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Live with Love – A New Pinterest Board

JG Kitchens

Design should be beautiful and functional. It should also be personal. In this latest Live With Love Pinterest Board , I share some of the personal items I have displayed in “Chez J,” my San Diego townhouse.

StatWatch December 2018: The China Conundrum

Stone Update

Quartz-surface shipments to the United States take a nosedive, while other categories see an uptick. Featured StatWatch (Monthly Report) Stone Imports

Valverdi Indoor-Out Wins in the Tomorrow’s Tile & Stone 2019 Awards

Valverdi Indoor-Out

Now in their second year, the Tomorrow’s Tile & Stone Awards recognise “the products and services which have made the biggest and most positive impact on the tiling industry over the past 12 months” Valverdi Indoor-Out was selected as one of the 20 finalists in this year’s awards, which were voted for by readers of Tomorrow’s Tile & Stone. The votes have been counted and the results are in…we came in third place!

Bringing the outside in

Diary of a Tile Addict

Luxury interior brand Charlotte Jade , founded in 2015 by artist Charlotte O’Rilley, have recently added ceramic tiles to their product range. The company focuses on hand-drawn images of flora and fauna, attempting to reconnect consumers with the beauty of the natural world.

When Buying a Fixer-Upper, Where Should You Draw the Line?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

When you find a great fixer-upper, it can be difficult to determine if you should put an offer. You want to restore the home to its natural beauty — especially if it comes at a good price. However, you need to weigh the good, the bad and the ugly before making a decision.

Fall in Love with these Dreamy backyard ideas

Trendir Magazine

Whether you have a tiny or a huge backyard, making it into a dreamy, oasis where you can escape after a long day of work is one of the main perks of owning your own residence.

20: The Construction Bid Process

Life of an Architect

Every client wants to know what their project is going to cost and who’s going to build it. That means sending the drawings out and getting contractors involved … Let’s get ready to rumble because “ The Construction Bid Process ” is today’s topic.

9 Small Space Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

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 it comes to designing and decorating small spaces, most people know the cardinal rules. Keep things light; make sure the furniture matches the scale.

How to Create an Indoor Compost Bin that Doesn’t Smell

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. . Finding fresh, enriched soil for your garden can get surprisingly pricey. A 12-quart bag of pre-made compost can run around $25.

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When Selling Your Home, Are Neutral Colors like Builder Beige Too Boring?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Although black is the most stylish color of every year, it’s conventional wisdom to use neutral colors like builder beige, gray and taupe when putting your home on the market. However, some people (myself included) actually like these colors apart from resale factors.

10 Small Corner Desks That Transform A Corner Into A Functional Small Home Office

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. . Productivity is possible, even in the smallest of spaces.

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Pocket Neighborhoods: Why Small Developments are The Next Big Thing

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

It was writer Howard E. Koch who mused, “You can be a good neighbor only if you have good neighbors.” ” Of course, you don’t get to choose the people who live around you. Still, a new type of development can help limit the chances of living next to a dud.

Visual Weight 101: How to Balance Any Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Why does this room feel so balanced? The visually heavy concrete wall is balanced by airy chairs and lightweight, interestingly arranged art. Image: Shutterstock. Think about the spaces you love.

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Defining a House Style: What Makes A Creole Home?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Louisiana is a place like no other. It and its surrounding areas are home to a truly unique style of architecture known as the Creole home.

The Beginner’s Guide to Removable Wallpaper

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. . You may have heard about the removable wallpaper trend and be curious about it. What is it? How does it work? Is it a good fit for my home?

Rethink Your Space: How to Love Where You Live Now

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Feeling a little envious after that HGTV marathon? Wishing your home was different after checking out your friend’s new digs? It happens to the best of us. The caveat to paging through idea books online or binge-watching home shows is that it can make your space feel less than.

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How to Get a Living Privacy Fence

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Privacy in our yards can be a major benefit. Not seeing the neighbors can keep easily distracted pets from roaming off. If you live in an area with smaller yards, lacking a privacy fence can mean becoming an uninvited near-guest to someone else’s family reunion.

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Time To Upgrade Your Breakfast Space

Trendir Magazine

Nutritionists have always said, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” however, finding the time and space to actually eat it is a different story. This is mainly due to most kitchens not having a designated breakfast space- till now.

Chic Fireplace Remodeling Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Decorative yet charming, functional yet engaging- the fireplace a highlight of most homes. Whether you are a fan of your fireplace or not, they tend to attract attention not only due to how large they can be but due to how much you can do with them.

Here are Our 5 Favorite Looks from the New Pottery Barn Lilly Pulitzer Collection

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. . Pottery Barn is bringing you an early summer by launching their Lilly Pulitzer collab across all their brands: Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen.

FSBO: Should You Sell Your Home Without a Realtor?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Who knows your home better than you do? Not only have you actually lived in it, but you know all of the home’s great features. You’ve put years of TLC into it. So it may seem like a waste of money to pay someone else thousands of dollars to sell your property.