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Potential for Acceleration of Infrastructure Investment in Eastern Europe, Says GlobalData

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Infrastructure investment in Eastern Europe could rise significantly over the next two years if projects are pushed ahead by regional governments; however, only four out of the 15 markets assessed

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Construction Activity in Western Europe Set to Pick up Sharply and Grow by 5.7% in 2021, Says GlobalData

The A to Z of Building

Following a difficult start to the year for Western Europe’s construction industry, which contracted by 6.4% in 2020, economic activity has picked up significantly since the spring and is

Mosaics: The Beginning of Architectural Ceramics, Part Three.

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ReportLinker Releases New Report on Building Automation Market in Europe

The A to Z of Building

While the building automation (BA) market in Europe has been mature, it is starting to see a revived growth. This growth is mainly being driven by a strong focus on energy efficiency and by an overall

Avente Tile Talk: Mosaic Floors of Fishborne Roman Palace

Tile Talk

There are many fine examples to be found throughout Europe. Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Mosaic Floors of Fishborne Roman Palace. Perhaps the most enduring feature of Roman villas is the mosaic tile work. For this short article, I will focus on Fishborne Roman Palace, in Sussex, England. Photography by Joanne Bradley The first century mosaics at Fishborne Roman Palace demonstrate the varied skills of the artisans and enduring beauty of tile.

New Report on Road and Railway Construction Projects in Europe 2015

The A to Z of Building

Infrastructure activity in Europe is Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Project Insight - Road and Railway Construction Projects in Europe" report to their offering.

Siemens Building Technologies Earns 2014 Europe Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award

The A to Z of Building

Based on its recent analysis of the Building Technologies market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Siemens Building Technologies with the 2014 Europe Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award

Cement tile in France –Is Cement Tile Durable ?

Cement Style

Cement Tile Installations Commercial Design and Style Europe Travel UncategorizedWe are frequently asked if cement tile are durable. In general terms we always say “yes”, and tell clients about the many installations over 100 years old and still in service. Not so long ago Dave and I were passing through the PARIS CHARLES DE GAULLE airport and immediately upon disembarking the airplane, we were walking over colorful cement tiles in the concourse.

Tile of Spain reveals global design trends and innovation at CEVISAMA 2014

Tile of Spain USA

Spanish ceramic tile exports grew by 8%, making them Europe’s leading ceramic tile producer – and the second largest exporter of tile worldwide. As a result, Spain is currently Europe’s leading ceramic tile producer, and the second largest exporter at worldwide level. CEVISAMA , the International Ceramic Tile Fair, recently took place from February 11-14 at the Feria Valencia center in Spain.

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Latest Innovations in Fire Retardant Polyurethane Insulation to be Showcased at UTECH Europe 2015

The A to Z of Building

Energy-saving thermal insulation to keep heat in buildings and maintain low temperatures in cold stores are among the many applications where polyurethanes play a vital role in construction and

Europe Leads in Funding for Enabling Technologies for Net Zero-Energy Buildings

The A to Z of Building

As global warming and fossil fuel depletion highlight the need to save energy and reduce our carbon footprint, the net zero-energy building (NZEB) concept is gaining prominence. As NZEB is still at a

Project Insight Report on Commercial and Institutional Buildings Market in Europe

The A to Z of Building

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Project Insight - Commercial and Institutional Buildings Projects in Europe" report to their offering. The report provides detailed

Tile of Spain Companies Forecast Tile Trends for 2020

Tile of Spain USA

As Europe’s number one ceramic production and export, Spain is a regular participant at the show. Miami, FL October 2019 – Tile of Spain manufacturers traveled to Italy last month to showcase their latest collections at Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings. The annual week-long event brings together architects, interior designers, and tile producers to explore the latest innovations and trends in the ceramic tile sector.

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Tile of Spain reveals global design trends and innovation at CEVISAMA 2016

Tile of Spain USA

Spanish ceramic tile exports grew by 6%, continuing to make Tile of Spain Europe’s leading ceramic tile producer – and the second largest exporter of tile worldwide. As a result, Spain is currently Europe’s leading ceramic tile producer, and the second largest exporter at worldwide level.… Miami, FL February 2016 – CEVISAMA 2016, the International Ceramic Tile Fair, recently took place at the Feria Valencia center in Spain.

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Six Spanish Tile Trends Seen at Cersaie 2017

Tile of Spain USA

Spain is the number one exporter of ceramic tiles in Europe and number two in the world, positioning itself as one of the principal world powers in the manufacturing and exporting of tile. Miami, FL, September 2017 – Over 90 Tile of Spain companies showcase their latest ceramic tile innovations and collections at Cersaie 2017 this week in Bologna, Italy. Once again, Spanish tile manufacturers debut collections based upon popular design trends during the annual international show.

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Modern Fusion of Lighting Design and Architecture: Villa Noord.

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

DPL Europe sent us photos and information regarding Villa Noord-Brabant , a modern residential project representing the ultimate fusion of lighting design and architecture, two disciplines which when in perfect harmony, complement and strengthen each other. Photos and information provided via e-mail by DPL Europe]. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture.

The 7 Hottest Home Design Trends

The Ace of Space

Accessories Furnishings Trends 2016 Codarus Europe 2 You French Accent Rugs Global Views Gold Leaf Design Group Jeffan Liz Marsh Pantone Atlanta Phillips Collection Raw Edge Tables Rose Quartz Serenity The Blush Label Times Two Design Trend Scout. This year I was chosen to be a Trend Scout for the #StyleYourSeason program, a collaboration between Pantone and AmericasMart.

ASCER Announces Highly Distinguished Jury for the 19th Annual Tile of Spain Awards

Tile of Spain USA

This was followed by the inauguration of Kuma & Associates Europe, in 2008 which is now involved in projects in over twenty different countries. In 2013, Rosa-Violán was named one of the best interior designers in Europe for the 5th consecutive year by Architectural Digest España.

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European Tile Trends — From Forbes.com

JG Kitchens

Bold patterns are on trend in Europe. What’s hot in tile? Check out the major trends at Cevisama in Spain to find out for your next remodeling or new construction project. These were the ones on display at the massive tile expo, as I shared this week with Forbes.com readers , and coming soon to a floor or wall near you! Cevisama is the first major tile show of the year where the latest trends are on display.

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Inspired Art :: Microsculptures

The Ace of Space

Accessories Art Trends 2016 Wall Treatments apartment therapy Ashley Campbell Colorado Homes Magazine Dann Foley David Hopkins Europe 2 You Gold Leaf Design Group Home Polish Phillips Collection Worldly GoodsAs someone whose trade is writing (mostly about design), I have the opportunity to travel around the country hunting down, surveying & reporting on various trends during Market times.

Inspired Art :: Microsculptures

The Ace of Space

Accessories Art Trends 2016 Wall Treatments apartment therapy Ashley Campbell Colorado Homes Magazine Dann Foley David Hopkins Europe 2 You Gold Leaf Design Group Home Polish Phillips Collection Worldly GoodsAs someone whose trade is writing (mostly about design), I have the opportunity to travel around the country hunting down, surveying & reporting on various trends during Market times.

Tile of Spain Announces Winners of 2020 Edition of the Tile of Spain Awards

Tile of Spain USA

In 2008, Kuma established Kuma & Associates Europe and is now involved in projects in over twenty countries. Tile of Spain, the association representing over 125 Spanish tile manufacturers, announces the winners of the 19th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design.

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Earthly Riches: Ceramic tile is the jewel of cottage style

Tile of Spain USA

This style was first created in the country houses of Europe, particularly in England, where it was based on the classic English style blended with the rustic style and elements from the Victorian era. With their promise of low-maintenance, natural colors and rustic feel, it is not surprising that ceramic tiles from Tile of Spain companies are the perfect compliment “Cottage” or “Country Chic” inspired homes.

Home Staging: Adding value to the home with ceramic tile

Tile of Spain USA

Originally developed in Europe, the strategy of home staging is generally used to make the property more attractive, improving its looks to call the attention of future buyers or renters. The use of ceramic tile is one of the sought after additions when it comes to renovating or improving a home. With an adequate investment for every budget, improvements can be made to really impact the look of empty rooms or even those with scarce furniture, giving them a new vibe.

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New Brochure on Benefits of Plastic Pipes Now Available

The A to Z of Building

Contractors, specifiers and architects throughout Europe increasingly appreciate plastics as the material of choice for pipe systems to solve today’s challenges.

“DESIGN, INNOVATION AND CULTURE OF THE TERRITORY” dedicated to Fioranese

Ceramics of Italy

Letters from a traveling Architecture Student | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Home / Life in General / Letters from a traveling Architecture Student Letters from a traveling Architecture Student Bob Borson — October 24, 2013 — 38 Comments 23 years ago, as a fourth year architecture student, I spent the Fall semester traveling around Western Europe soaking in all the architectural wonders I could find. Have you ever used a pay phone in Europe to call someone in the states? I also traveled Europe during my Junior year at Virginia Tech.

Cevisama 2016

JG Kitchens

Every year, many of the top tile makers across Europe gather in Valencia, Spain for a massive expo called Cevisama. I was privileged to attend in 2012. Here’s a board inspired by the latest show. Even though I wasn’t there last month, I can still ogle the goodies. And my feet are happier, too. (I’ll I’ll be abusing them soon enough at the Bataan Memorial Death March in New Mexico.)

Cersaie Impressions – Flaminia Bathware

JG Kitchens

It was fun seeing what’s trending in Europe. As I mentioned last week in my Cersaie Impressions – Scavolini post , I used some of my time in Bologna to explore booths we didn’t visit with the Ceramics of Italy press tour. This was one I really enjoyed. In addition to showing almost endless acres of tile, Cersaie also offers a large selection of ceramic sinks, tubs, toilets and other bathware. WaterDrop.

Week of January 20, 2020 – Ski Resorts and Spa

Architectural Ceramics

7 incredible Suites at Europe’s Top Ski Resorts , Architectural Digest. January 20, 2020. Winter is a great time to plan a ski resort getaway. Dreaming of slopes and spas has inspired us to search out this week’s top 5 resort inspired design posts. Mountaintop Suites.

Craft: Rubble Tile’s New European Ceramic Tile Collection

Rubble Tile

The Summer of Fabulous European Tile Continues at Rubble Tile Ceramic tile has a long, storied tradition throughout Europe. In fact, the earliest tiles in Western Europe (late c.10th) were found in a number of locations. Until the Industrial Revolution, glazed tile was an expensive building material that was created by artisans whose predecessors […].

Trade Mission to Turkey

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Istanbul is the only city in the world sitting on two continents, Asia and Europe. Thirty Three members and guests have traveled to Istanbul to enjoy four days of meeting with Turkish Ceramic suppliers, networking, enjoying the sites and eating fabulous food! Members are able to meet one on one with suppliers and get new information on products and trends. This is also a great networking opportunity for our members to get to know each other better in a fun environment.

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Powder Rooms: The Jewelry Box of the Home

Garden State Tile Blog

Well believe it or not, the saying dates back all the way to eighteenth century Europe – and actually has nothing to do with your nose! A Room of History. Ever wonder where the phrase, “I need to powder my nose,” came from?

EasyBuilds Carol Massay Heads up the European Women in Construction & Engineering Awards on Judging Panel

The A to Z of Building

The European Women In Construction & Engineering Awards has been designed to find the most exemplary women within construction and engineering across Europe.

Week of April 6, 2020 – Tartan Day

Architectural Ceramics

Like much of Europe, Scottish architecture is continuously finding innovative ways to integrate new concepts with the old. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. At its core, the United States can be defined by its blend of diverse cultures and attitudes.

Medieval Flooring & Encaustic Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Bring in some texture and warmth into your space by introducing a stone field tile reminiscent of the medieval stone floors found throughout Europe. Encaustic tiles can be found on floors all over Europe and North America, being most prevalent in England, thanks in part to the largest number of encaustic tiles being produced there. The image above shows the tiled floor of Winchester Cathedral , which boasts the largest area of original medieval tiles in the United Kingdom!

4 Reasons Why Our Clients Love the Olvera Collection

The Cement Tile

You can have a design that looks like you brought it over from Europe hundreds of years ago. The Olvera Collection from Granada Tile lets you step straight into nature without ever leaving the comfort of your own home.

Week of August 26th, 2019 – Sound & Interior Design

Architectural Ceramics

London is one of the cultural hubs of Europe and as such needs a music center to match that reputation. Summer is full of exciting music festivals like Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo! Music moves us, so is it any wonder that it should inspire interior design too? Concert halls leave architects and designers a huge opportunity to design impressively artistic spaces, but every space should consider sound in its design. These spaces are a pleasure for eyes and ears alike!

Week of October 21, 2019 – Renaissance Styles

Architectural Ceramics

Medieval style castles aren’t just limited to Europe – a few ambitious architects created impressive palaces throughout the U.S. Did you get a chance to visit the Renaissance festival this season? The Maryland Renaissance festival just ended this weekend and it got us thinking about what inspiration we can draw from the Middle Ages. From refurbished 1500s castles to the melding of contemporary design in renaissance spaces, these are your Top 5 Design Posts of the week.

SieMatic introduces the latest from Beaux Arts and FloatingSpaces

Kitchen and Residential Design

EuroCucina is Europes largest kitchen trade show and its attended by hundreds of thousands of people from all over the globe who descend on Milan to see the latest in kitchen design and innovation. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 13 June 2012. SieMatic introduces the latest from Beaux Arts and FloatingSpaces. Posted by Paul Anater. at 9:00 AM.

Terrazzo Tile Today

Garden State Tile Blog

Terrazzo was then used not only for terraces, but for churches, town centers, walkways and more all across Europe. Old-world trends have made a much-welcomed resurgence into the design world recently, and there’s one fan-favorite that is bringing its own contemporary twist: Terrazzo.