Sat.Jun 09, 2018 - Fri.Jun 15, 2018

Game of Tones

Tile of Spain USA

Architecture is a skillful manipulation of volumes and light that can be likened to the potential that a canvas provides to a painter. Almost all building materials are worthy of being included on the architect’s palette, but it is ceramic tile that takes home the gold as the top material of choice.

How To Create Indoor-Outdoor Flow

The London Tile Co.

The trend for indoor-outdoor living areas is one that is might seem relatively new, but we think everyone should be embracing it. Having a large indoor space that’s only used occasionally is impractical, and yet a smaller space which connects to a corresponding outdoor area gives you the option to extend when needed. We’ve put together some helpful hints to guide you in creating a seamless connection between your indoor and outdoor living areas.

Here’s How to Decorate Your Home From Scratch (It’s Easier Than You Think)

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Are you moving into a new home and starting fresh? Don’t feel overwhelmed! Here are six new home decorating tips when you’re starting from scratch. You’ll see that decorating your new home is fun — and much easier than you think.

Grouted Geometry

Diary of a Tile Addict

Cava by Living Ceramics. Left: Cava Green with terracotta joints. Right: Cava Beige with Moon white joints. Regular readers of Tile Addict will have noted my comments on the growing use of coloured grout as an integral part of new tile displays at Coverings and other recent international trade shows.

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Dykstra New Sales/Mktg VP at Braxton-Bragg

Stone Update

Brings two decades of experience to supplier of U.S. stone fabricators. Featured Company Insider News

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Marmomac Readies for a Big Show

Stone Update

September international stone event sells out exhibition space; producers preview innovations. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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From Italy to Rubble Tile: Mediterranea’s Loom Collection

Rubble Tile

For the past 30 years, Mediterranea has brought designs from Italy all the way to the U.S. with stunning quality. Using high definition inkjet imaging, they create ceramic & porcelain products that appeal to the American architectural and design communities. With up to 40% of.

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Here’s Why You’ll Want a Living Green Roof on Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A green roof, also known as a grass roof or living roof, is a growing trend. Architects and designers have cleverly figured out how to put down roots in the most expected of places — over your head! Most rooftops are an eyesore or simply boring.

Art Deco Delights

Diary of a Tile Addict

The Art Deco collection from Etruria Design. The Metro tile has been one of the enduring classics of global wall tile design for decades. Leading multiple retailers, like Topps Tiles, report that it remains one of the customer’s favourites.

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Natural Stone Institute Awards: July Deadline

Stone Update

Entries for 2018 Pinnacle and Industry Recognition honors needed by July 20. Featured Association Beat News

Home Sales Price Boosters Pinterest Board

JG Kitchens

I came across an interesting post from RealEstate.com showing the top sales price boosters for starter homes and thought my Gold Notes readers might be interested. So I created a Pinterest Board illustrating some of my favorites. Here’s the complete list of 29 features.

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How to Stay Organized on a Cross-Country Move

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Any move has the potential for stress, but a cross-country move much more so. There is no practical option to take things slow and move in chunks, or even bring the most important items to your new place in a few loads.

Small Kitchen Trends That Help Brighten The Space

Trendir Magazine

Traditionally kitchens tend to come with multiple different areas that we all wish we could improve, some of them have little to no cabinetry, and others have limited space. Having limited space in your kitchen can put a damper on your décor.

Episode 0001 – Character Development

Life of an Architect

So after eight and a half years, I have finally decided to enter the world of podcasting. I am excited to add this medium to my toolkit as I think podcasting my actually be a more natural medium for me rather than writing a blog post.

Home Sales Price Boosters Pinterest Board

JG Kitchens

I came across an interesting post from RealEstate.com showing the top sales price boosters for starter homes and thought my Gold Notes readers might be interested. So I created a Pinterest Board illustrating some of my favorites. Here’s the complete list of 29 features.

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5 Ways to Get the Mixed Metallics Look in the Bathroom

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Mixed metallics is a huge trend that’s taken the design world by storm. At one time it would be taboo to mix metallic textures in a space — too much clashing. But today, purposefully mixing metallics creates a sense of contrast and visual interest.

Coastal Decorating Ideas That Work In Every Room

Trendir Magazine

Nothing brings a summery, relaxing feel to your home quite like coastal décor. The clean lines, perfectly smooth décor and soft hues tend to come together perfectly for that instant vibe of summer nights. The idea is to have a summer feel all-year-round.

Life of an Architect – The Inevitable has Arrived

Life of an Architect

The inevitable has arrived. I am officially bored with blogging, and it only took 8 years, 5 months, 8 days, and 854 blog posts to get here. I can still easily remember the thrill I used to experience when it came time to write a new post … but I just don’t feel it anymore.

Undiscovered Bahamas: Top Things to do in The Exumas

Kitchen and Residential Design

via If you’re looking for an ultimate escape – a vacation in the Exumas located in the Bahamian paradise is what’s in store for you. You’re most likely swim with the charming pigs and gentle nurse sharks, see giant starfish, and even feed wild but friendly iguanas.

Get Ready for Warm Weather With This Ultimate Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Summer is almost here. Before it officially arrives, give yourself a chance to beat the heat by prepping your home for the coming season. If you aren’t sure where to start, you’re in luck. Below is our ultimate summer home maintenance checklist.

11 Spaces With A Bohemian Twist

Trendir Magazine

One of the biggest interior design trends of the year is adding a bohemian twist to your current décor. Bohemian décor has an easy breezy aesthetics to it yet packs a big punch due to the vivid colors used. Here are a few ways to incorporate a bohemian twist to any space in your home.

Bringing Suzi Beber’s Tree of Life into Mosaic Unfurling

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Tree of Life Mosaic by Nutmeg Designs based on a drawing by our client, glass, millefiori, gold smalti on slate, 10×14 inches.

LATICRETE Expands Canadian Reach

Stone Update

Construction solutions company increases in-country business operations. Featured Company Insider News

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The 7 Deadly Remodeling Sins

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Renovation, particularly DIY renovation , is huge for homeowners right now. If you’re in the majority considering a renovation, the operative word is “plan.” Jim Hubbard, owner of Remodeling Experts in St.

Who is Responsible for the Engineering Skills Gap?

The A to Z of Building

University student provides insight into engineering skills gap There is currently a 20,000-a-year shortfall in the number of skilled engineers leaving the UK’s education system; a number

Using Real Linen in Your Home

Stagetecture

I absolutely love great fabrics. And when it comes to fabrics for the home there’s nothing like genuine, pure, linen. So when Karolis with Magic Linen reached out to ask if I would be interested in reviewing some of their products.

TISE Brings a New VIBE for Buyers

Stone Update

One-on-one business program set for TISE 2019 in January. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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Have an Endless Summer With These 35 Beach House Decor Ideas

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. Want to infuse your home with a little bit of beach chic for the summer (or year round)? Wait until you see these 35 beach house decor ideas.

Lancaster University to Offer Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees in Architecture

The A to Z of Building

Lancaster University is looking for a new Chair of Architecture to head the development of a unique set of postgraduate and undergraduate programs. The new Architecture courses are based in the

Moving With Kids? How to Make the Process Easier for Everyone

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Think moving with kids has to equal tears and tantrums? We’re here to prove that conventional wisdom is wrong on this one. Moving with kids may not be easy — after all, neither is moving itself — but it doesn’t have to be the end of the world.

Real Talk: 5 Crucial Things to Do When Buying a Fixer-Upper

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We all love seeing those home renovation shows on TV, but unfortunately, the process is a little more complicated when you’re planning on buying a fixer-upper in real life. That said, as always, we have you covered.

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Dark Colors in Small Spaces? Yes You Can! (Here’s How)

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Exotic prints and eclectic accessories brighten dark colors in a living room. Image: Ethan Allen 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.

Target Launches New Decor Line, Made By Design, Aimed at Millennials

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Retail giant Target is taking aim at Millennials with its new home décor and accessories line, Made By Design.

Target Launches Made By Design, A Millennial-Focused Decor Line

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Retail giant Target is taking aim at millennials with its new home décor and accessories line, Made By Design.