Sat.Nov 03, 2018 - Fri.Nov 09, 2018

Community: Architectural Ceramics Proudly Supports Shepherd’s Table

Architectural Ceramics

Architectural Ceramics attended Shepherd’s Table’s Fall fundraiser Infused with Love: An Evening at the Pearl on October 4 th , 2018 to support their mission of providing services to those in need within the community.

Tile Insider: Interlocking Shapes are on the Rise

As The Tile Turns

While there's plenty to love about the clean, modern aesthetic of subway tiles, today's homeowners are on the hunt for something a little more intricate. Enter interlocking shapes: a trend that is quickly taking over in homes and businesses all around the world.

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Timeless Materials: Terra Cotta

Tile of Spain USA

No matter the era, there are certain materials that are always present in interior design. Terra cotta has been one of the most widely used materials in homes throughout history.

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What’s Trending in Bathroom Design? The National Kitchen + Bath Association Reveals All

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Traditional bathroom designs are taking a back seat to a more spa-like, clean and minimal look, according to the National Kitchen + Bath Association (NKBA).

Walker Zanger Expands Executive Team

Stone Update

New marketing director among changes for premium stone/tile company. Featured People+Places News

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Inspiring Individuals

Diary of a Tile Addict

Maggie Angus Berkowitz. Today’s Diary of a Tile Addict mourns two contrasting individuals who both made an indelible mark on the UK tiling scene. The first is the renowned Lake District ceramicist Maggie Angus Berkowitz, who died recently, aged 91.

15 Black Kitchen Cabinets That You’ll Swoon For

Trendir Magazine

It may sound a bit too bold. It may even sound a bit crazy, but, it’s trendy and when executed correctly, can become the best part of the home. Check out these 15 black kitchen cabinets that you’ll swoon for, we promise.

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Certifled Tile Installer Tally Reaches 1,500

Stone Update

North Carolina’s Alex Smith is the milestone member for the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation program. Featured Association Beat News

5 Tile Trends to Look Forward to in 2019


It’s a fact that parts of commercial spaces (like floors and walls) are not practical to update often. These elements have to strike a balance between trendy and timeless in order to stay relevant as well as stand the test of time. And they must be durable and easy to maintain as well.

The Sleek Look of Basalt

Garden State Tile Blog

Sleeker, smoother finishes are on trend right now. Belgica beautifully depicts the look of natural basalt in porcelain.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Using Mirrors as a Design Element

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We all know that mirrors can make a room appear larger – and that’s a neat trick – but mirrors are more than just one-trick ponies. They can also be used as a design element to help complete whatever look you’re trying to achieve. A mirror can provide either contrast or balance when used correctly.

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Natural Stone Academy, Architectural Record Partner

Stone Update

Magazine in year-long collaboration with education arm of Natural Stone Institute. Featured Association Beat News

What Happens Ordering Stuff Online

How to Floor Tile

It can be a frustrating experience ordering and receiving cabinet parts online. The tape is held above the double vanity door and the panel above is 5/16ths of an inch short when it should have been 24 and 3/4.

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15 Tips For Decorating A Modern Bedroom

Trendir Magazine

Creating a contemporary space is easier than you may think, but it can also be overwhelming when starting from scratch or even revamping what you’ve already got. Today, we’re sharing 15 tips for decorating a modern bedroom.

Think Wallpaper is Outdated? It Can Actually Update Your Bathroom

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Wallpaper. Just the sight or sound of that word usually evokes 18 th Century scenic or floral images or, worse, the gaudy, headache-inducing designs that were widely – and wildly – popular in the 1970s. However, wallpaper is making a comeback.

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Natural Stone Institute Seeks Xiamen Stone Delegation

Stone Update

Volunteer group will visit China stone fair, natural-stone factories. Featured Association Beat News

Architecture Studio Vignettes

Life of an Architect

Did you know that our office closes at noon on Fridays? This is a policy that has been in place for years – one that I think everyone really enjoys.

11 Beautiful Fall Color Schemes You Will Want To Try

Trendir Magazine

Fall is officially here which means the leaves are changing color, the air is feeling crisper and fall fashion is in full effect. With that being said, it is time to revamp your home and bring in a touch of fall directly inside.

5 Top Tips for Arranging Your Home for Entertaining

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

With guests coming over for the holidays, you may be wondering how to accommodate them all. This can be especially true if you have multiple people coming over from different sides of the family or other separate social areas of your life.

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Neolith: Fifth Annual International Design Competition

Stone Update

Deadline is Nov. 11 for projects using sintered-stone product. Featured Industry News

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How To Be Proactive When It Comes To Maintaining Your Roof

Kitchen and Residential Design

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home and it is crucial to keep it maintained. If you don't take care of your roof, it is going to start to leak and that is going to lead to a host of expensive problems.

15 Chalkboard Walls You’ll Want To Utilize Inside Your House

Trendir Magazine

Unique accent walls inside surprising spaces in and around the home can really transform and help you personalize with ease. Today, we’re talking about those additions being in the form of chalkboards!

Underutilized Spaces: Getting the Most Out of Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Let’s face it: some of the areas of your home can feel like an afterthought. After all, it’s not like you’ll be showing your linen closets off to your guests. But just because a space isn’t Pinterest-worthy doesn’t mean it should be any less functional.

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New West Coast Presence for Braxton-Bragg

Stone Update

Joe Torres hired as regional sales manager for Western U.S. Featured People+Places News

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The Anatomy of Color

Margaret Almon Mosaics

The Anatomy of Color by Patrick Baty. Color energizes me and my art. I bought The Anatomy of Color by Patrick Baty as a Christmas gift to myself. The historic color charts are amazing and if you have pinned a color wheel photo on Pinterest it probably came from this book.

Feminine Living Rooms With A Masculine Touch

Trendir Magazine

While not many believe that there are distinctive feminine and masculine decorative bits, there is the idea that some elements do carry a more masculine appeal and others a feminine twist. Keeping that in mind, a room that is well-balanced offers a blend of both in the simplest way.

Decorating With Orange: 25 Ideas Using Apricot, The Hottest Hue This Fall

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Apricot, pale terracota and salmon are the most common names for the hottest hue of orange this fall. The on-trend color is a lighter, earthier version of the standard orange.

Cosentino Opens Salt Lake City Facility

Stone Update

Center is the first operations in Utah for the Spanish surfaces company. Featured Company Insider News

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Ways to Make This Thanksgiving One Your Family Will Cherish Forever

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Looking for ideas to make this Thanksgiving special? Edward Perotti is an event designer who has worked with artists like Ariana Grande and Nick Jonas.

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Dealing with Asthma and Allergy Triggers in Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Identifying the source of the allergens that may be plaguing your home is key to dealing with issues they cause your family. Source: Artistic Renovations Ohio What you can’t see, can hurt you – especially if you or your family suffer from asthma or allergies.

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Hosting Thanksgiving: Top Picks from Our Freshome Team

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. The holiday hullabaloo has begun.

10 Hostess Gift Ideas Under $25

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. Doesn’t it feel like summer was just here? And yet somehow, the holiday season is already kicking into high gear.

24 Thanksgiving Table Runners That Can Add Flair to Your Table

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. For as little as $18, you can transform your holiday table with a Thanksgiving table runner.

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Jonathan Adler And Amazon Partner Up To Bring You Happy Chic at Amazing Prices

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. Believe it or not, Amazon is just now rolling out their first exclusive home collection. And who better to collab with than designer Jonathan Adler, Mr. Happy Chic?

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2018 Candles Gift Guide to Get Shopping Done Faster

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 looking for a gift for that difficult-to-shop-for person in your life? Then you might want to consider buying them a candle or two.

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Caesarstone: U.S. Third-Quarter 2018 Sales Flat

Stone Update

Year-end revenue targets softened, but company officials see opportunities with U.S. tariff actions on Chinese quartz-surfaces. Featured Company Insider News

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You Load 15 Tons and What Do You Get?

Stone Update

Indiana Limestone Company donates veneer for use in BAC/IMI apprentice competition. Featured Company Insider News