ReportLinker Releases New Report on Building Automation Market in Europe

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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

Mosaics: The Beginning of Architectural Ceramics, Part Three.

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Avente Tile Talk: Mosaic Floors of Fishborne Roman Palace

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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

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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.

Data Center Construction Market in Western Europe Forecast to Grow at 8.47% CAGR During 2014-2019

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It has become the most demanding business prospects in Western Europe A data center is an organized, centralized repository used by enterprises for the storage, management, and dissemination of data.

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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European Tile Trends — From Forbes.com

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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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The 7 Hottest Home Design Trends

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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.

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.

Inspired Art :: Microsculptures

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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.

Earthly Riches: Ceramic tile is the jewel of cottage style

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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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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.

Week of January 20, 2020 – Ski Resorts and Spa

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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.

Cevisama 2016

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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

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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.

Letters from a traveling Architecture Student | Life of an Architect

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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.

Week of April 6, 2020 – Tartan Day

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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.

Craft: Rubble Tile’s New European Ceramic Tile Collection

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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 […].

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!

Week of August 31st, 2020 – Southern Hospitality & Design

Architectural Ceramics

A brief history and a fun fact about the derby – it began in 1872 when William Clark’s grandson Lewis Clark traveled to Europe and attended their own Epsom Derby in England, which eventually led him to be inspired to create America’s own version, the Kentucky Derby.

Trade Mission to Turkey

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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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Week of October 21, 2019 – Renaissance Styles

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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.

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!

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.

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

The iconic blue and white ornamental scenes used in Chinoiseries made an impression on western Europe, where it was adopted in the 18th century. Western Europe: It’s hard to take Western Europe’s wide range of ceramic tile and narrow it down into one small section. Europe quickly caught on and adapted ceramic tile from what started as a decorative tile, to a widely manufactured one. It’s that time of year, when kids to go back to school.

My Summer Vacation-”Ace Style.”

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This year is going to be a challenge because I really want to go to Europe, but with a seven year old in tow it’s going to be virtually impossible. B has given me the daunting task of coordinating our summer vacation. Well…for Mr. B. actually, because if anyone is good at sneaking off to […].

What Is Tile Lipping and How To Avoid It

The London Tile Co.

There are standards throughout Europe for bowing; the centre curvature for porcelain B1 is +/- 0.5% Lipping is not something most of us have heard of, but you have probably noticed it before without knowing the correct name or why it happens. Lipping, or lippage, is the term used to describe the difference in height of the installed tiles. This can be particularly unsightly if measures are not taken to avoid it, and can even cause damage to the tiles or become a tripping hazard.

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Sherwin-Williams Develops Quick-To-Install Pouch Packaging for Industry Leading Fastop™ Flooring Range

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Available to purchase from November 11th in Europe and the Middle East Award-winning innovators, Sherwin-Williams has developed a new pouch format for its industry-leading FasTop flooring range.

Salone 2018 Kitchen and Bath Design Trends from KBDN

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Take a look at what’s hot in Europe, as much of it is already making its way across the pond. My July Trend Spotting section from Kitchen & Bath Design News (KBDN) shares the hot kitchen and bath trends I spotted at Salone 2018, the mega design show in Milan.

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Concerns about the Resilience of Modular Housing to Overheating

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It’s hard to ignore the recent press that this topic has been generating in response to one of the hottest summers that Europe has experienced in decades.

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

“I wanted something that went with all the new industrial looks,” Sullivan says of the collection, “and thought of an old-fashioned clock like those found in old churches in Europe.” “I wanted something that went with all the new industrial looks, and thought of an old-fashioned clock, like those found in old churches in Europe.” Summer is nearly over.

Researchers Develop Novel Concrete Paving Machine to Enhance Quality of Road Surfaces in Russia

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The paved road network in the Russian Federation is growing 7 times less per million people when compared to the developed countries in the USA and Europe.

Bellavita’s Wall Tile Factory Becomes First Chinese Manufacturer to Acheive Green Squared Certification

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All of the products are produced in China using the most state-of-the-art technologies and innovative designs developed in Europe. Bellavita Tile, a leader in design and innovation for the North American tile industry, proudly announces status as the first manufacturer with production facilities in China to achieve Green Squared TM certification under ANSI standard A 138.1.

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Handmade Cement Tile: Defining Quality

Tile Talk

Created using a hydraulic press, cement tiles, also known as encaustic tiles, were first created in the mid-19th century in Europe. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry. Handmade Alcala Cement Tile on a bathroom wall. In my last post, I introduced Avente Tile’s newly published Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile. This 14-page downloadable Guide features information, examples of cement tile installations, FAQs, and more.

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