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Inspired by Nature, Yet Doesn’t Exist in Nature

As The Tile Turns

You love the great outdoors and wish you could spend every moment outside. There's no need to let that peaceful feeling dissipate as soon as you head indoors. If you feel most at peace in nature, why not bring the outside in? Tile Trends

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week – Restaurant Week

Architectural Ceramics

January 27, 2020. Week of January 27, 2020. January marks Restaurant Week for many cities, not least of which is NYC Restaurant Week which runs from January 21 st. to February 9 th.

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Ceramic tile for safe and sustainable homes

Diary of a Tile Addict

Altered State by Crossville. Ceramic tile is not only beautiful, it is also healthy for your home. So states a Bulletin from TCNA (Tile Council of North America)s. The Bulletin notes that tile is also long-lasting, easy to clean, fire-safe, and offers many slip-resistant choices.

Give Your Brick Fireplace a Facelift – Reader Story

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Did you update your bathroom? Revamp your kitchen? Install new flooring? We would love to share your project, big or small! Send us what you did and our editorial team will consider it for our “My Fresh Home” series, which will be published every Thursday.

Chic & Creative kid bathroom ideas

Trendir Magazine

Designing the perfect bathroom for your children can be all fun and games until you truly get to the nitty-gritty.

Playlist of the Week – Restaurant Week

Architectural Ceramics

Week of January 27th, 2020. New York City Restaurant Week runs from January 21st to February 9th and features great deals on some of the city’s best places to dine. DC, MD, and VA are also hosting restaurant weeks in January.

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A sector-specific eco-label for ceramic tiles

Diary of a Tile Addict

Deco Tattoo by Apavisa. Ceramics are a safe choice for the environment. Made by combining fire, clay, and water, tiles are a natural material and do not give off harmful emissions.

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Tips for Making All of Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick!

JG Kitchens

It’s the end of January and, if you’re like most folks, your New Year’s resolutions are already falling by the wayside. If they’re not, kudos! You’re on your way to a healthier year and a healthier you.

Design Thoughts – Winter Restaurant Week 2020

Architectural Ceramics

One of the many great things about New York is the food scene, and there is no better way to check out the hottest restaurants on a budget than by attending New York Restaurant Week (Tuesday, January 21 st through Sunday, February 9).

Exploring the sustainability of ceramic surfaces

Diary of a Tile Addict

Aix by Atlas Concorde. Product quality, design, innovation, Italian origin, and sustainability are all key components of the Italian ceramic tile industry’s success.

Dark Room’s Are Trending- Here’s How To Achieve The Perfect Tranquil Space

Trendir Magazine

The cooler the weather becomes the more attractive a dark room tends to be. Furthermore, believe it or not, dark rooms make excellent relaxing spaces. There’s something about them that provides a sense of tranquility.

Engineered Timber Can Have Double Benefits for Climate Stabilization

The A to Z of Building

According to a new study, climate stabilization can gain two-fold benefits from a material revolution, in which steel and cement are replaced by wood in urban construction. Skyscraper construction

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How to Reduce Bad Ping While Gaming Online

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Gaming these days is wildly popular. In fact, there are around 2.5 billion gamers in the world, utilizing games on smartphones, tablets, consoles, and PCs. This number shows that gaming is no longer about the Nintendo and Sega consoles of days gone by.

Tile of Spain Cevisama 2020 Preview

Diary of a Tile Addict

Cevisama starts next week and it’s always good to have a little look at what to expect, even though the surprises are undeniably exciting, so we’ll keep the previews to a minimum.

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Modern farmhouse dining room ideas

Trendir Magazine

Regardless of the weather farmhouse décor will always reign superior. There’s just something special about having farmhouse décor. The beauty of having a farmhouse dining room is you get to bring in a warming effect even when the weather might scream otherwise.

For the Love of All That is Holy … Be on Time

Life of an Architect

Being on time is clearly more important to some over others, but is there a good reason to actually put in the effort to be on time? Of course, there is. even George Washington thinks so. Continue reading For the Love of All That is Holy … Be on Time at Life of an Architect.

Comfortmaker Heating and Cooling

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: John Royal/Shutterstock. Comfortmaker Heating and Cooling. Comfortmaker Air Conditioning & Heating has been in business for 100 years. The company provides an array of heating and cooling products, such as air conditioners, furnaces, packaged systems and heat pumps.

Tile of Spain Awards 2019

Diary of a Tile Addict

As the Tile of Spain Awards Award Ceremony approaches, it’s time to take a look at some of the most enticing designs across the Architecture category. In order to promote the use of Spanish ceramics, all entries must make significant use of them throughout their designs to be considered.

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What Data Points Property Valuers Use to Prepare Appraisals

Kitchen and Residential Design

Photo by Breno Assis on Unsplash When it comes to appraisal of the property, the opinion of property valuers can be crucial, especially with the uncertainty and asymmetries of the property market.

Armchair Builder Featured in Redfin Article

The Armchair Builder

A Redfin article published last week addresses flooding and how to prevent excessive damage to homes. Armchair Builder, along with other experts in the field, was asked to contribute a simple, yet effective way to prevent damage from unwanted water in homes.

The Business of Property Valuation - All You Need to Know

Kitchen and Residential Design

Photo by Gustavo Zambelli on Unsplash When you want to buy property, it is advisable to seek the professional opinion of a valuer regardless of whether it is your first time as a buyer or seller.

6 Home Improvements That Can’t Wait Until Spring

Kitchen and Residential Design

Waiting to do home improvements in the warmer weather makes it easier for you to take the family dog outside so they won’t be underfoot. There are also more options for family outings so that you won’t be in the way.

How to Shop for a Hard-Top Gazebo

Kitchen and Residential Design

Photo by Andreea Tache on Unsplash Imagine stepping out of your spa to relax on your chaise in your backyard. All of the sudden, you realize that not only is it blisteringly hot, but it looks like there are rain clouds forming in the distance. What should you do?

5 Common Mistakes That First-Time Home Buyers Make

Kitchen and Residential Design

Photo by Scott Webb on Unsplash The complexities of buying and selling a property can sometimes lead to most people, making a lot of mistakes that could have been easily avoided. The situation is even more frequent when you are a first-time homebuyer and do not seek professional insight.

Can you skip property valuation before buying a new home?

Kitchen and Residential Design

Photo by Brian Babb on Unsplash Property valuation before buying a new home is necessary for various endeavors, including taxation, property insurance, investment analysis, sales listing, and financing.