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Case Study: Spanish Ceramic Tiles Play a Key Role University Expansion

Tile of Spain USA

Designed by renowned architect Alberto Campo Baeza , the newest addition to the Francisco de Vitoria University Campus in Pozuelo, Madrid houses athletic facilities and classrooms for student use.

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Interlocking Pattern Ideas to Create a Natural Looking Space

Architectural Ceramics

The standard go-to for laying tile is usually a one third offset or stacked pattern using one size of tile. If you don’t mind getting a bit creative, you can create a beautiful and organic look by using multiple sizes of tiles.

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CTDA Technical Committee Update

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

by Frank Donahue, CTDA Technical Committee Chairman, Best Tile. Work continues by the ANSI A-108 committee to establish guidelines for the application of large format gauged porcelain tile to exteriors using a direct bond method. This guideline has major potential to open building exteriors as an additional surface for the use of porcelain tiles.

3 Ways to Plan a Small Yard Green Space

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Small yards come with many challenges. One of the biggest is struggling to make a lawn work in them. The simple fact is that with less space to work with, the lawn itself has to be impeccably planned so that it fits in with decking space, decorative accents and other common yard functions.

Silicastone Saves Scrap

Diary of a Tile Addict

Adding to the raft of innovative eco companies featured here on Tile Addict is Alusid -formed in 2015 after research at the University of Central Lancashire which investigated ways that waste could be repurposed into surface materials.

Employee Spotlight: Corporate Trainer Rachelle Bishop

Architectural Ceramics

Genuine, hardworking, fun, knowledgeable — AC’s Corporate Trainer, Rachelle Bishop, is a valuable asset to our company and our clients.

Design pros review some of their favorite tile styles seen at Coverings for Forbes

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Design pros review some of their favorite tile styles seen at @Coverings for @Forbes. Standout trends included moody marble looks, dimensional whites, tropical florals and more. Read more here: [link].

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Swanky Summer farmhouse decorating ideas

Trendir Magazine

Summer is right around the corner the sun is finally starting to shine and the weather is beginning to get warmer which means it’s time to begin redecorating the home with a summery feel. During the summertime, there is nothing we love more than farmhouse décor.

Perfect Patchwork

Diary of a Tile Addict

Today Tile Addict is excited to take a look a few ranges on offer from an Italian company that was founded by those with a rich twenty year history in the ceramic sector. Horus Art Ceramiche was established in Fiorano Modenese, home to the Museum of Ceramic and neighbouring the tile hub Sassuolo.

?New Tile Collection Inspired by Artistic Traditions of Watercolor Painting

Cement Style

LAS VEGAS, HD EXPO (May 15, 2019) ? Villa Lagoon Tile continues to push the boundaries of creating the unexpected in cement tile offerings with the launch of its new Watercolor Collection. Inspired by the traditions of watercolor painting, Villa Lagoon Tile is the first manufacturer to offer this dynamic, hand-made watercolor process for cement tiles.

What No One Tells You About Flipping Houses

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Learn the secrets of house flipping. Image: Perry Mastrovito/Getty Images. We love binge-watching house flipping shows while dreaming of tackling a flip of our own.

Marble Kitchen Countertops

Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens Inc.

Pros & Cons of Using Marble in the Kitchen. One of the most commons things we hear is, “We’re thinking about putting marble countertops in our kitchen, what do you think?”

5 Reasons to Hire a Professional Tile and Grout Cleaning Company

Fabric and Tile Masters

More and more people are using tile flooring and wall coverings in their homes today due to its durability and ease of daily cleaning. Tile fits both contemporary and traditional styles, providing both sleek and elegant looks.

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?New Tile Collection Inspired by Artistic Traditions of Watercolor Painting

Cement Style

LAS VEGAS, HD EXPO (May 15, 2019) ? Villa Lagoon Tile continues to push the boundaries of creating the unexpected in cement tile offerings with the launch of its new Watercolor Collection. Inspired by the traditions of watercolor painting, Villa Lagoon Tile is the first manufacturer to offer this dynamic, hand-made watercolor process for cement tiles.

European Design Trends from LivingKitchen 2019 – KBDN Trend Spotting

JG Kitchens

My latest monthly Trend Spotting column for Kitchen & Bath Design News shares my impressions from January’s expo in Cologne, Germany. It was my third time visiting LivingKitchen and first with the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s Global Connect program. (It

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Spring Tasks to Keep Your Home Cooler During Summer

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

With the days getting warmer, you may be thinking of all the fun you’ll have this summer: cookouts, roads trips or days at the beach.

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Contemporary fireplace ideas that are too charming to pass up

Trendir Magazine

If you have a fireplace in any area of your home, then you know how impactful it can be to your décor. Not only does it create a bold statement, but when you want to upgrade the space, it’s versatile enough that you can upgrade it as well.

New Cuban Tile Collection Highlights Rich, Architectural Style of Historic Havana

Cement Style

LAS VEGAS, HD EXPO (May 15, 2019) ? As part of its mission to create signature custom looks and unique design elements for hospitality and residential projects, Villa Lagoon Tile launches its new Cuban Collection, a set of authentic Cuban cement tile patterns and color combinations. The collection is inspired by both Havana and also the smaller, colonial towns rich in architectural beauty.

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The Most Common Pests During Spring Time

Kitchen and Residential Design

Winter is over, and springtime is already here. Flowers are blooming once again, and there is much pollen in the atmosphere. As the cold season wraps up, the heat from the sun starts to thaw ice, and many animals are also coming out of their nests after their hibernation ended.

Exclusive! Chip Wade on Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle Before Summer

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Wade gave us a few tips to execute before summer. Image courtesy of Chip Wade. If you’ve ever watched Chip Wade on HGTV or the DIY Network, you know he’s pretty handy, both inside the house and outdoors.

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Glamorous Contemporary Living Rooms You Must See

Trendir Magazine

There is nothing like having the joy of personally designing your living room and creating a space where your family and friends can sit and enjoy. This primary area of the home tends to get the most attention as it sets the tone of the rest of your home décor.

024: Presentation Skills, Tips and Techniques

Life of an Architect

Unlike most professions, architects are fairly accustomed to standing up in front of a group of people and speaking … but that doesn’t mean they like it ( or even worse ) – that they are any good at doing it.

Newly Redeveloped Unilever North America Headquarters Building Receives LEED Platinum Certification

The A to Z of Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded LEED Platinum certification—the highest level of LEED certification presented for sustainable buildings—to the newly renovated Unilever

2019 Architecture Trends: What to Expect This Year

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

When you think about architecture, you might imagine the timeless columns of a Grecian revival or the clean lines of a mid-century modern home. But for every classic architecture style, there are a few that didn’t quite weather the test of time.

Fresh Feminine Farmhouse Living Room Ideas

Trendir Magazine

The stoplight of a home typically begins and ends with the appeal of your living room. When it comes to having a farmhouse living room, having sleek decor is always a great idea, but upgrading it with a new twist is even better.

Should You Cut Your Grass Weekly?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Few things compare to the beauty of a well-manicured lawn. Studies show that a home’s curb appeal can increase its resale value. You’ll also have a sense of pride and accomplishment, knowing that your lawn care routine is responsible for the positive results.

A Gracefully Rejuvenated Industrial-Style Apartment in Warsaw

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image courtesy of Design Studio Soma Architekci. Design Studio Soma Architekci completed the design and development of Koneser Apartment , a contemporary 78 square meter (840 square foot) crib located in Warsaw, Poland.

Wayfair’s Bridal Registry Unveils the Most Popular Wedding Gifts For The Kitchen

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. Did you know that Wayfair has one of the most popular bridal registry services in the country?

How to Stripe Your Lawn

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

With how many chores a yard entails, deciding to stripe your lawn might seem like an added complication to the whole yard care process. But lawn stripes can give a classy, artistic look to a yard and add some unique visual geometry. The beauty with lawn stripes is that they aren’t hard to get.

10 Must-Have Konmari-Inspired Home Organization Products

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. TechCrunch recently reported that organization goddess Marie Kondo is looking for investors to expand her empire.

Check Out The New KitchenAid Walmart Kitchen Tools Line

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. Are you (or is someone you know) obsessed with the classic KitchenAid stand mixers and the colors they come in?

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Birchbox: Treat Yourself Without Busting Your Budget

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. Who doesn’t love a little retail therapy?

BarkBox: the Subscription Service that Treats Your Four-Legged Friends

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. Who doesn’t love getting presents? If the spike of subscription box services has taught us anything, it’s that we love getting gifts in the mail.

Annual UK Precast Show, PRECAST2019, Attracts Professionals in the Concrete and Construction Space

The A to Z of Building

Command Alkon, the Leading Supplier Collaboration Platform for Construction’s Heavy Work, is proud to exhibit at PRECAST2019 on May 16 at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. With more than 70

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