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Tile of Spain Heads to Coverings 2019!

Tile of Spain USA

In just one week, nearly 100 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers will be heading to Coverings 2019: The Global Stone & Tile Experience to showcase their latest products and innovations during North America’s premier event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry.

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If Only The Road to the Final Games Were Paved in Tile

Architectural Ceramics

We know in March and April, the NCAA Tournament is played on wood-covered basketball courts; but, wouldn’t it be sweet if the elite teams dribbled and passed the ball to the finals on wood-look tile instead?

Denver Showroom Showcase: Bringing Our Favorite Floor Tiles to Life

As The Tile Turns

At Decorative Materials, we're passionate about finding design inspirations all around the world — but we also aim to incorporate these designs in a way that feels authentic to our beloved state of Colorado.

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April Featured Tiles: Andalusia & Statement

The London Tile Co.

Will April bring the traditional showers, or are we heading for another early heatwave? Either way, we’re entering the perfect time to spruce up your home. Sometimes all you need to freshen up your space is a small change, and replacing that splashback or those old floor tiles could make all the difference. Take a look at this month’s Featured Tiles for inspiration, or browse our wide selection of wall and floor tiles online today. Andalusia.

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Top Designers Share Tips on Creating a Color Palette for Your Tile Designs

Granada Tile

For interior designers, very little makes a more significant impact than the creative use of stunning, colorful tiles. Creative use of color and pattern transforms a space from bland and simple to vivacious and welcoming.

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15 of the Best Open Design Showers

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

One of the popular ways to get a sleek, modern bathroom is to opt for an open design shower. As the name suggests, these showers are typically fully open to the rest of the bathroom, or at least only partially covered. Many are even simply behind clear glass partitions.

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What’s On The Horizon for Residential and Commercial Tile Trends in 2019

Garden State Tile Blog

It’s been a pivotal few years for the tile and surface industry. From porcelain to cement to natural stone, new designs and innovations have lead to some of the most breathtaking new collections for both residential and commercial projects.

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Outdoor Oak and Cindered Cedar

Diary of a Tile Addict

This week Tile Addict is taking a look at ten stunning new ranges from Ceramics of Italy members that we are likely to see next week at Coverings. Wood-effect tiles are today’s focus, and we have two incredibly different interpretations of the wood-look to share.

Here’s What Etsy Says Will Be Hot For 2019 (and It’s Different From Other Trend Reports)

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. . Etsy recently released its trend report for 2019 — and their trends are refreshing, as usual.

New CEO at Pokarna Engineered Stone

Stone Update

Paras Kumar Jain is promoted at quartz-surface subsidiary of Pokarna Limited in India. Featured People+Places News

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GIO Looks at the Latest in Tile Trends for Walls

Giotile

For many commercial interior designers, specifying tile as a wall covering is a no-brainer. The advantages of tile over paint, wallpaper, wood, brick, and many other materials for walls in commercial settings are many.

Translating Tessuto

Diary of a Tile Addict

This week Tile Addict is taking a look at ten stunning new ranges from Ceramics of Italy members that we are likely to see next week at Coverings. On today’s agenda are two companies playing with colour and texture to create their own disparate worlds with tile.

Some Fave New Products at KBIS 2019 — from the San Diego Union-Tribune

JG Kitchens

Here were some of my favorite products from KBIS and Design & Construction Week in February. It was a huge show this year, making it tough to pick just six products. (I’ve I’ve got six more coming up on HomLuv soon, too, that I’ll share here when that piece goes live.

The Power of Colors: Why Your Color Choices are Important

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Do you have a favorite color? Have you ever wondered why you prefer a certain color and how it affects you? One of the most amazing things about color is its close tie to emotions, making color extremely subjective,” according to Andrea Magno, a color and design expert at Benjamin Moore.

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GIO Looks at the Latest in Tile Trends for Walls

Giotile

For many commercial interior designers, specifying tile as a wall covering is a no-brainer. The advantages of tile over paint, wallpaper, wood, brick, and many other materials for walls in commercial settings are many.

Magnum Marble and Michelangelo

Diary of a Tile Addict

This week Tile Addict is taking a look at ten stunning new ranges from Ceramics of Italy members that we are likely to see next week at Coverings. Today we’re talking marble. Two companies highlight the beauty and elegance of natural marble in their new collections.

Beautiful Farmhouse Living Room Decorating Tips

Trendir Magazine

There seems to be this recurring trend of “recycling,” what this means is what was once considered “old school” or not as “trendy” is now the best way to bring a timeless allure to any room.

Think You Don’t Have Space for a Home Library? Think Again

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you love to read – or you just love books, whether you actually read them or not – consider creating a home library. Most people who don’t have a home library think that they don’t have enough space. But, by thinking creatively, you can find enough room to house your own books.

021: Making an Architect

Life of an Architect

Nordic Nuances

Diary of a Tile Addict

This week Tile Addict is taking a look at ten stunning new ranges from Ceramics of Italy members that we are likely to see next week at Coverings. Two companies have a soft Nordic appeal on offer, with gentle greys and blues, and textures inspired by nature and fabrics.

Irreplaceable Ways To Decorate With Barn Doors

Trendir Magazine

Oozing with farmhouse appeal, barn doors are great for adding separation between individual rooms including the bathroom, pantry, bedroom, and even the kitchen.

8 Non-Plant Ideas for Bringing the Outside In

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We’re calling it now: 2019 will be the year of the plant. What started as a semi-hipster trend in interior design has become a full-on movement. Bringing the outside in has tons of benefits, of course, from mood boosting to cleaner air.

Continental Fleet Management and Telematics Facilitate Better Efficiency at Construction Sites

The A to Z of Building

Looking forward to bauma 2019 in Munich, Continental has announced that it will be taking a more active role in the area of fleet management systems for the construction industry – with a

Dark Décor and Terrazzo Treats

Diary of a Tile Addict

This week Tile Addict is taking a look at ten stunning new ranges from Ceramics of Italy members that we are likely to see next week at Coverings.

Ethereal Mid-Century Modern Bedroom Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Loved for its clean lines, easy appeal, added wood elements and charming aesthetics mid-century décor has come a long way since its humble beginnings. The decorating style came to fame in the 1950s and truly made a huge impact in the 60s; however, now it’s truly making a huge impact.

Life Hacks: 5 Things Busy People Need to Simplify their Lives

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. . Do you ever feel like life gets busier year after year? Us too.

Reflective Roofs Can Reduce Overheating in Cities and Save Lives During Heatwaves

The A to Z of Building

A new modelling study from the University of Oxford and collaborators has estimated how changing the reflectivity of roofs can help keep cities cooler during heatwaves and reduce heat-rated mortality

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The Latest: Good Things We See and Do and Share

Heath Ceramics

Hello, Tumblr — we’ve moved! For behind the scenes blog posts, updates, and other news, check out the Heath Journal. For the absolute latest, more good things are over on Instagram — we’ll see you there

Warehouse in Australia Transformed into Minimalist Design Studio

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Studio 103 completed the transformation of this old warehouse into a collaborative design studio. The building, located in Abbotsford, Australia, also contains a colorful history. It served as a manufacturing venue beginning in the 1940s.

Planning on Selling your Home? Here’s the Best Time to List Your House — and It’s Soon

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Zillow , the online real estate company that keeps a database of nationwide sales, just published a report with insights on the best time to sell your house for the most money. If you’re thinking about listing, it’s time to take action.

4 Creative Ways to Hang Curtains

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

When we picture curtains, we see them hanging long on either side of a valance. It’s functional, it’s attractive and it works with any room style. But that style is also not your only option. You can get creative in the way you hang curtains.

Bed Bath & Beyond Launches Its First Home Line, Bee & Willow

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. . Weathered vintage, farmhouse chic, updated traditional. Are these descriptions music to your ears? Bed Bath & Beyond just launched its very first home line, Bee & Willow , and it’s just for you. According to the website, Bee & Willow is “an eclectic mix of rustic and modern styles, designed with character and charm and made to last.”

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Smart Homes to Lift Copper Market

The A to Z of Building

New research, commissioned by the International Copper Association (ICA), shows copper use in smart home applications is likely to reach 1.5 million tonnes per annum by 2030, thanks to a sustained

Xuan Thanh Cement Awards FLSmidth a Contract to Deliver New Production Line in Vietnam

The A to Z of Building

FLSmidth has received a contract from Xuan Thanh Cement to supply equipment for a brownfield cement production line in the Ha Nam province of Vietnam. The value of the contract is about DKK 550