Sat.Feb 23, 2019 - Fri.Mar 01, 2019

Tidying Up: How to Clean Up Different Tile Types

Architectural Ceramics

It’s no secret that Americans have fallen in love with Marie Kondo and her mission to clean up homes across the nation.

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Trans-Hitos 2019 Exhibit “Agora” Offers a New Trendy Meeting Spot at CEVISAMA 2019

Tile of Spain USA

The Trans-Hitos Exhibition of Ceramics for Architecture celebrates its 15 th anniversary at CEVISAMA in a series of ground-breaking, transgressive projects proudly termed “Agora.”

March Featured Tiles: Pharaoh Stone & Sidewalk Cement Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

If there was ever a month that highlighted how up-and-down English weather can be, February 2019 was definitely it. We started the month with heavy snowfall and ended with a mini t-shirt weather heatwave!

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Is the Kitchen Work Triangle an Outdated Design Rule?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The kitchen work triangle has been the standard by which we measure good design and functionality. Whether you paid attention in your trigonometry class or not, you probably knew the basics of the kitchen triangle. It connects the cooktop, refrigerator, and sink.

Everything You Should Know About Porcelain Countertops

Garden State Tile Blog

Porcelain countertops are about to take over the commercial and residential design industry – and for good reason.

Braxton-Bragg, Emmedue In New Partnership

Stone Update

supplier to take on European stone-machinery line; will exhibit at Coverings. Featured Company Insider News

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Creations Big and Small

Diary of a Tile Addict

Stretching from floor to ceiling, large format tiles are here in a big way. Rather than selecting separate materials and colours for wall, countertops, cabinets and backsplashes, it’s now trendy to simply extend the floor upwards.

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THIN IS IN, BIGGER IS BETTER

Giotile

Known throughout the industry as Thin Porcelain Tile, or TPT, ultra-thin, large format porcelain tiles have been steadily growing in popularity since they first started finding distribution in the United States almost 10 years ago.

The Fincibec QTA6 Award takes the stage

Ceramics of Italy

The creative evolution and areas of application of ceramics, which are becoming increasingly vast, are the focus of the international award conceived by the Fincibec Group , The Quinquennial Tile Award , which enters its sixth edition.

Creations Big and Small

Diary of a Tile Addict

Stretching from floor to ceiling, large format tiles are here in a big way. Rather than selecting separate materials and colours for wall, countertops, cabinets and backsplashes, it’s now trendy to simply extend the floor upwards.

Scrub These Bad Bathroom Cleaning Habits Out of Your Life

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Want a bathroom that looks this fresh? Kick these bad bathroom cleaning habits to the curb. Image: Erik Isakson/ 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. .

Linwood Monroe School Gets A European Tile Makeover

Rubble Tile

Since its humble beginnings in 1995 as two separate and successful schools, Linwood Monroe has been dedicated to the academic excellence and flourishing growth of its students. In 2009, the two schools came together to make a single institution for grades Pre-K through 8, now.

Ceramiche Piemme collaborates with Benoy

Ceramics of Italy

During Clerkenwell Design Week 2019 in London Ceramiche Piemme will be officially announcing its collaboration with international design firm Benoy to design the next series of products.

Old Meets New

Diary of a Tile Addict

Both tradition and its partner, craftsmanship, are things consumers are excitedly welcoming into their homes.

12 Pretty Reasons Plaid Decor is Exactly What You Need

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Buffalo check is a non-fussy way to add plaid decor to your living room. The unique lines of the Louna Armchair give it a contemporary look. Image courtesy of Wayfair. We hope you like the products we recommend.

Why Tile? It’s The Healthy Choice!!

Conestoga Tile

Dating as far back as the 8th century, tile has been a staple flooring choice for even our ancestors. Loved for its delicate details, dependable strength, and uncanny beauty, no wonder our predecessors choose this reliable material for their homes.

Why Tile? It’s The Healthy Choice!!

Conestoga Tile Blog

Dating as far back as the 8th century, tile has been a staple flooring choice for even our ancestors. Loved for its delicate details, dependable strength, and uncanny beauty, no wonder our predecessors choose this reliable material for their homes. Lucky for us, not only is it beautiful but ceramic tile is the healthy choice when it comes to flooring and wall finishes. Tile features various health benefits to create an environmentally-conscious space.

Old Meets New

Diary of a Tile Addict

Both tradition and its partner, craftsmanship, are things consumers are excitedly welcoming into their homes.

Labradorite Bianca: Stone of the Year

Stone Update

Natural Stone Institute picks Madagascar granite for 2019. Featured Association Beat News

Elite Athletes at Home — From the San Diego Union-Tribune

JG Kitchens

Can your home enhance your athletic performance? Three pros — Ironman and Olympian Michellie Jones , former Charger Nick Hardwick (shown here) and Paralympian long jumper Lex Gillette , say yes.

Trending Now: Rattan Furniture

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. . Rattan isn’t just for outdoor furniture anymore. You might associate this material with your grandma’s house, but rattan furniture is having a moment.

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Texture Happy

Diary of a Tile Addict

Textured tiles of all kinds are cropping up everywhere, expanding on the movement trend from 2018. Whether they are sculpted, moulded, embossed or etched, tactile tiles are going from strength to strength. Trend Negro from Realonda (310x560mm).

Announcing Masterful E-Learning Modules For Wholesale Distribution Industry Branch Managers

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

(Syracuse, NY – February 28, 2019) Jim Ambrose, best-selling author and a leading authority on wholesale distribution, has just launched a series of e-learning modules for branch managers that will enhance operations and lead to improved profitability.

Alluring Hallway Decor Ideas

Trendir Magazine

While we focus on decorating most areas of the home, including the patio, attic and even the basement, we tend to forget about the hallways of our home. The hallways are those unique spaces that don’t have a definitive direction, but they can work for multiple different things.

Trends in Bathroom Technology

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

What’s new and cool in bathroom technology? Freshome rounded up experts from the National Kitchen + Bath Association, Moen, KOHLER, Delta and Philips to get the latest news on this year’s hottest trends.

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Texture Happy

Diary of a Tile Addict

Textured tiles of all kinds are cropping up everywhere, expanding on the movement trend from 2018. Whether they are sculpted, moulded, embossed or etched, tactile tiles are going from strength to strength. Trend Negro from Realonda (310x560mm).

5 Common Plumbing Repairs Every Homeowner Should Be Prepared For

Kitchen and Residential Design

Nothing lasts forever. That’s something most homeowners understand only too well. Whether it’s an appliance that suddenly decides to quit on you, or a pipe under your kitchen that bursts needing immediate attention, it is important to stay on top of those repairs.

Sophisticated Guest Room Ideas That Will Make Your Guests Not Want To Leave

Trendir Magazine

Houseguests are one of these people whom we love to have but let’s face it after some time they can feel a bit “overbearing” or even feel as if they overstay at your home.

How to Make Area Rugs Fit In With Your Room’s Style

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Adding a new area rug to a room can be a daunting task. You’d think it would be easy: just throw down a new rug and you’re done. Then you see all the styles and colors of area rugs out there. And the area rug is such a large, space-defining element in a room, you can’t pick just any rug.

Shaping up Nicely

Diary of a Tile Addict

The prevailing mood is; hexagons are out. Although they were big last year, it is thought that 2019 is the time for them to make way for more creative, organic shapes. These range from the elaborate Arabesque to the simple triangle. It has also been thought this will be a big year for fish scale.

How to Get a Job in an Architect’s Office

Life of an Architect

Getting a job in an architect’s office should be a lot easier than it really is … well, I should put a caveat on that statement to say that it’s hard to get a good job in a good architect’s office. Including mine.

Unique Ways To Enhance The View In Your Room

Trendir Magazine

If you’re lucky enough to have a view in any room of your home, then you know how rare it can be. Keeping that in mind, decorating around it is one of the best ways to ensure you take full advantage of your gorgeous view and allowing the outside to come directly in.

Take a Look at the Latest Faucet Trends from Industry Leaders

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Perhaps nowhere is the marriage between form and function more apparent than in faucets. In your kitchen and bathrooms, and even in your laundry room or at your bar, faucets are not only practical, but can also be pieces of art.

Shaping up Nicely

Diary of a Tile Addict

The prevailing mood is; hexagons are out. Although they were big last year, it is thought that 2019 is the time for them to make way for more creative, organic shapes. These range from the elaborate Arabesque to the simple triangle. It has also been thought this will be a big year for fish scale.

FM Distributing Now Evolv Surfaces™

Stone Update

Pacific Northwest hard-surfaces distributor announces new name, logo at KBIS in Las Vegas last month. Featured Company Insider News

Enchanting Ways To Transform Your Living Room With Color

Trendir Magazine

When it comes to color and incorporating it in your décor, the possibilities are truly endless. Think of your living room as a blank canvas that allows you to transform it into whatever you would like with the simple use of living room paint colors.

Trends in Window Treatments

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Window treatments provide privacy, let the sun in (or not) and help to keep the cold weather out. And they do all of this while dressing up your windows and making your rooms look formal and elegant , modern or romantic – or while making a whimsical or bold design statement.