Get the Look: Inspired by Egypt

Granada Tile

We’re remedying that today and giving you some suggestions on how to get the look of some of Egypt’s cement tile in your own tile installation project. We’ve got plenty of border options to choose from, including our Girasol border, which, with its acanthus-like motif, effortlessly suggests ancient Egypt. Both our Khufu tile design and our Luxor tile design take their names and design roots from Egypt.

Cement Tiles Around the World (Infographic)

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Interlocking Circles: The Power and History of Pattern in Design

Tile Talk

Indelibly etched on the walls of temple of the Osirion at Abydos, Egypt, the Flower of Life contains a vast Akashic system of information, including templates for the five Platonic Solids." By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry.

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Caterpillar Commits to Support Egypt’s Infrastructure Development

The A to Z of Building

At the U.S.-Africa Africa Business Forum last week, Caterpillar Inc. Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman sat down with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to discuss the future of Egyptian rail

Drifting Away

KB Culture

It''s inspired not by drifting snow, but by the desert dunes of the Siwa Oasis in Egypt. The winter-weather prognosticators are at it again—only this time, I''m inclined to believe their warnings about frigid conditions.

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Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Originally, handmade tiles were used to adorn places of worship like temples and mosques throughout countries like Iran, Turkey, Egypt and Morocco. It’s that time of year, when kids to go back to school.

Tile Tuesday: The Many Meanings of “Encaustic”

Kitchens for Living

Encaustic painting predates oil painting and was used to create portraits on mummy casings dating back to 100BC in Egypt. What is encaustic painting? As an artist, I love the sensuousness of working in the encaustic medium which I discovered in 2008.

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Shereen's Compact Family Home — Small Cool

Apartment Therapy

Being me, I'm also in love with everything vintage, MCM and Middle Eastern style with stuff from Turkey, Egypt and Morocco. Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Shereen. Location: Penang Malaysia. Square Feet: 850. Division: International.

Avente Tile Talk: California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and.

Tile Talk

In his birthplace of Egypt, Arto got his start in the business world by helping his father as a shoe cobbler. Tuesday, March 5, 2013. California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and California Pavers. Los Angeles is a place where California history is still held sacred.

More from Cersaie 2014

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Marmomacc-a sleeper company to watch is Logix Stone they are a very well run tile factory out of Egypt and will be adding slabs next year! From Joseph Lundgren with Joseph Lundgren Consulting. Day 3 & 4. OK day three came and went fast so I reviewed some halls and spent half a day at the show before boarding a train to Verona for Marmomacc, if I find anything interesting I will pass that on. Hall 25. Marazzi – Always in the game on technical products.

How Architects Take Advantage of The Golden Ratio

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

While there is some controversy over the exact origins, many people believe that use of the ratio dates all the way back to the Great Pyramids in Egypt. Check out why architects love the golden ratio. Image Via: Priester’s Custom Contracting, LLC.

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FLSmidth Selected for Operation and Maintenance of Production Lines at ACC's Cement Plant

The A to Z of Building

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Arabian Cement Company (ACC) for operation and maintenance of the production lines at their cement plant located near the city of Suez in Egypt. The parties have

Get the Look: Bring the Flavor of Guatemalan Cement Tile’s to Your Next Project

Granada Tile

The abstract design brings a bit of Egypt into a cement tile installation, and—much like Kiev—it looks great installed in a continuous field or as a tile carpet. Last week, we showed you some great cement tiles Melanie and Marcos came across on trip to Guatemala. This week, we thought we’d show you how to bring the look of Guatemalan cement tile into your own concrete tile installation project.

MIA Technical Expertise Showcased at the Middle East Stone Show


Jim Hieb with new MIA member Ashraf Awad of Kiro Marble in Cairo, Egypt. The Dubai World Trade Centre was the setting for the first annual Middle East Stone Show where the MIA assisted with eight of the forty educational sessions.




Some of the earliest known examples of the dovetail joint are in furniture entombed with mummies dating from First Dynasty of ancient Egypt, as well the tombs of Chinese emperors. PAGES. SLIDESHOW. FOLLOW. CONTACT. ABOUT. DESIGN TERMS | DEFINITIONS. DOVETAIL JOINT.

10 Furniture Pieces That Never Go Out of Style

Trendir Magazine

They originated in accent Egypt as they were considered daybed and let’s not forget the Greeks and Romans loved them too. Decorating a home is very personal to the homeowner.