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Tile Trends at Coverings — From Kitchen & Bath Design News

JG Kitchens

This month’s Trend Spotting takes us to Orlando, where the massive Coverings tile expo took place. Check out the latest global tile trends. Which ones do you love? Which ones would you include in your home? There are so many new, and new-old, styles to choose from.

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The Most Impressive Tile Designs from Coverings 2019

As The Tile Turns

Inspiration abounds in the fast-paced world of interior design. Exciting ideas can be found in virtually every setting imaginable. At industry events, however, these ideas reach a whole new level as they are examined and discussed by those who know design best.

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The Spanish Tile Industry Develops a New Sector-Specific Environmental Product Declaration (DAP)

Tile of Spain USA

ASCER has announced the development of a sectorial Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The technical work has been developed by the Institute of Ceramic Technology (ITC), and the EPD has been registered under the GlobalEPD system of AENOR.

Update Your Kitchen Splashback With The Savanna Range

The London Tile Co.

Are you looking for that extra something to add dimension to a kitchen in a new build? Or maybe you are renovating your current kitchen? Whatever type of property you have, at some point it’s likely your kitchen will need a new splashback.

Employee Spotlight: Commercial Sales Manager David Arabe

Architectural Ceramics

For Father’s Day we interviewed a new dad, our Commercial Sales Manager, David Arabe, and got his thoughts on his new role as a dad and leading our commercial sales team. Architectural Ceramics: Your clients often juggle project types like hospitality, healthcare, and corporate offices.

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Create the Mosaics of the Mediterranean at Chautauqua


2019 Bathroom Trends: What’s In and What’s Out

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Kitchens might be the heart of the home, but bathrooms are definitely the muscle. After all, which room in your home has to double as a dog wash and a makeup station? Of course, making your bathroom one of your favorite rooms in your house has as much to do with style as it does function.

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Feeling Groovy with Dimensional Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Whether you prefer the song’s original version by Seals & Crofts or the 1974 remake by the Isley Brothers , both Summer Breeze hits reached the Top 100 charts when they were released. Today, the song still blows through our mind when thinking of the perfect summer playlist.

Gorgeous Kitchen Trends That Are All the Rage

Trendir Magazine

An all-white kitchen has been a top favorite for many throughout the years, particularly those that love browsing through Pinterest. Many would say white kitchens are the beginning of home décor, and for good reason it is.

HGTV’s Andy Williams: Celebrate Father’s Day With the Perfect Man Cave

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Andy and Ashley Williams, hosts of HGTV’s Flip or Flop Fort Worth. Image courtesy of Almond Board of California. Father’s Day is a perfect time to celebrate that special dad who works so hard and always puts family first.

Vision Stone

Garden State Tile Blog

Vision Stone is a premium white Italian marble from the same region as our Calacatta and Statuario marbles. This marble has a beautiful white background with subtle gray veining throughout. Vision Stone is available in polished or honed for floors, walls, and backsplashes.

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Week of June 17, 2019

Architectural Ceramics

From finding the perfect purpose for that spare room in your house to open, contemporary office design – here are our top design picks for the week. Finding Purpose for that Spare Room. Our Room of Requirement , Lauren Liess.

Granby Grows Great

Diary of a Tile Addict

Experimenting with production technique is something of a specialty for Liverpool based Granby Workshop. Formed by Assemble in an attempt to rebuild the almost derelict neighbourhood of Granby, the Workshop brought together a group of creative residents to breathe life back into the area.

Complete Guide to Keeping Your Shower Grout & Tiles Looking Great Everyday

Fabric and Tile Masters

Keeping your shower grout and tiles in good repair is a perfect example of a task that can reap big rewards with some preventative measures and on-going maintenance. We all want our bathrooms to stay clean and hygienic as long as possible, free from harmful fungus, mold, and microbes.

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Soft Surroundings

Garden State Tile Blog

Give your space a soft “Touch” with this glazed ceramic wall tile. This tile collection brings a light and airy atmosphere with its coastal, cottagey soft hues. Touch is made in 3″ x 12″ , 3″ x 6″, and 5″ x 6″ palazzo.

How To Create an Indoor-Outdoor Living Space

Valverdi Indoor-Out

Open plan living spaces are becoming increasingly popular, but not everyone has the same indoor space available. So, why not increase your living space by making your patio an extension of your home instead?

Characterful Concrete

Diary of a Tile Addict

There’s something about concrete which can seem a little cold- the vast expanse of dull grey that evokes images of factory interiors and warehouses. The industrial look is highly modern and remains über trendy, but often relies on highly stylised furniture and lighting for elevation.

Tips for Restoring Your Wood Floors

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Hardwood floors have an incomparable beauty and they can add warmth and style to any room. Whether you have a traditional home with architectural details or a modern, industrial space, hardwoods fit right in. That’s why many homeowners even use hardwood floors in kitchens and bathrooms.

(Every) Day Spa

Garden State Tile Blog

Create your own serene, spa-like environment with Oasis dreamy glass mosaic tiles. Subtle, neutral colors and organic patterns elevate and calm the senses. The post (Every) Day Spa appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog What's New

Charming Blue And White Bedrooms

Trendir Magazine

After a long day, your bedroom should be your sanctuary in order to achieve that you need to have the right colors, textures, and décor. That is where using hues of blue and white will come into play.

Small, Big, Really Small, and Just Right

Life of an Architect

Every project goes through these phases - small, big, really small, and then just right - and letting people know what to expect is something that I do on every project. Continue reading Small, Big, Really Small, and Just Right at Life of an Architect.


Here’s Why an HVAC Inspection is Worth the Cost

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Is an HVAC inspection worth the small price now? Absolutely, especially when you consider you’re avoiding a big, unexpected repair bill later. During an annual HVAC maintenance visit, a licensed AC technician can spot issues and prevent the need for costly repairs.

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Embrace Contemporary, Industrial Style

Garden State Tile Blog

The HD graphics of Industry porcelain tile are designed to mimic worn and weathered concrete and the inclusions of aggregate create a natural, realistic look. Industry is made in 4 natural, earthy tones and 4 large-format sizes and a 2″ x 2″ mosaic.

Refreshing French Country Bedroom Ideas

Trendir Magazine

If you read the title and thought “what exactly is French Country décor? The answer is not as simple as you might think. French Country décor is chic yet casual, feminine yet calming, cozy yet sensible, it’s a beautiful paradox that makes the room come back to life.

The World’s First Research Hub Aims to Develop Living Buildings

The A to Z of Building

Newcastle University and Northumbria University have been mutually awarded £8 million from Research England’s Expanding Excellence in England fund to set up the first research Hub in the

How to Choose the Right Porch Lighting for Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Improve your home’s curb appeal with new porch lighting. Image: David Papazian/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.

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Love Rustic, Reclaimed Wood?

Garden State Tile Blog

This rustic wood-look porcelain tile won’t give you splinters! Reclaimed by Discovery is a simple wood-look collection that is alive with unique style. The post Love Rustic, Reclaimed Wood? appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog What's New

Living room decorating ideas you’ll want in your home ASAP

Trendir Magazine

You spend a lot of time in your living room watching tv, hanging out with family and friends and relaxing; therefore, the room not only needs to look good, but it needs to feel like home- personal, fun and engaging. However, creating that space can be difficult, in order to do just that you want to reconsider the way your décor is displayed.

Generators: Buying vs Renting

The A to Z of Building

Everything you need to know about generator hire and purchase and finding the right solution for your construction project. A generator is often a vital part of construction project operations


What to Do About a Clogged Toilet, Sink & Other Common Plumbing Issues

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Is there anything worse than a clogged toilet? First, there’s the sheer panic as you pray it doesn’t spill over onto your floor. Then, there’s the frustration of attempting to successfully plunge it.

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Enameled Glass Mosaics

Garden State Tile Blog

Our Enameled Glass Mosaic Collection is made to look like bianco carrara Italian marble. These mosaics are made in unexpected shapes that stand out and are a great change from subway tile. These can be used on walls, floors, exterior and interior wet applications.

The Homeowners’ Essential Pre-Remodeling Checklist


(This post is brought to you by ServiceMaster Restore.). Remodeling your home is a huge undertaking. You’ve probably been saving for years so you could build your dream kitchen or bathroom.

Wipe the Slate Clean!

Garden State Tile Blog

Our Slate look tile is a realistic revival of rustic slate, and since it’s porcelain, it won’t be difficult to keep clean. No chipping, no staining, no worries! Our Slate is made in two of the most popular colors — anthracite and multi-color.

Yes, Tile Can Be Warm and Inviting

Garden State Tile Blog

The HD graphics of Unveil porcelain tile capture the look of woven fabric. So light and airy like the finest linen. The post Yes, Tile Can Be Warm and Inviting appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog What's New

Trending Now — Terrazzo

Garden State Tile Blog

Veneziano celebrates the spirit of hand-crafted terrazzo floors. This modern interpretation fits into a wide spectrum of possible uses, from residential to commercial environments. Veneziano is made in six terrazzo colors and six coordinating solid colors and available in matte or polished finishes. For outside use, the terrazzo colors are also available in a bush-hammered surface. The post Trending Now — Terrazzo appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog What's New

Container Gardens: Landscaping for Renters

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Completely removable and customizable, a container garden is a renter’s dream. Image: Oscar Wong/Getty Images. 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. So you’re renting.

Exclusive! HGTV/DIY Host Matt Blashaw’s Outdoor Lighting Tips and Tricks

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

You’re probably ready to start relaxing and entertaining outdoors during the day and at night. For the latter, you’ll need strategically placed lighting for safety reasons. But there’s no reason why your lighting can’t be both functional and stylish.