Kitchen Case Study: Old Florida, New Vision

Kitchens for Living

The post Kitchen Case Study: Old Florida, New Vision appeared first on Artful Kitchens. One hundred years ago Addison Mizner brought Spanish style to Florida. Incidentally, the state’s written history begins with the arrival of Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon in 1513.

A Tile Cement Floor Can Define a Restaurant’s Aesthetic

Granada Tile

A tile cement floor might not sound like the most important element in a restaurant. But a bold and beautiful floor makes an immediate statement to diners and leaves a lasting impression. Designing a Space With a Tile Cement Floor. Working With a Tile Cement Floor.

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How to Install a Cement Tile Floor

Granada Tile

Installing cement tile flooring is a common request for many homeowners, interior designers and restaurant owners. Installing cement tile flooring can take some time to go from start to finishing. To order cement tiles for your floor, giver us a call at 213-788-4238 today!

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PARAS Cafe Offers Study Space with Minimalist Style

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Floor-to-ceiling windows run along the length of its exterior wall. These work as a neat complement to band of geometric shapes on the floor and counter. The dining area to the left is the perfect place to work or study.

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New Study Finds Potential for Thermally Upgrading Suspended Timber Ground Floors

The A to Z of Building

New research reveals the actual heat loss from suspended timber ground floors might be nearly twice that of previous estimates and the potential for thermally upgrading such floors is much greater

Remodel of 1980s Home in Perth Is a Study in Contrasts

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Despite the array of additions and alterations, some original elements of the old house were kept intact, such as the curved element on the second floor. The second-floor terraces offer views of the courtyard, pool, hot tub and outdoor kitchen.

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Defining a Style Series: What Is Art Deco Design? A Study in Opulence

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Art Deco design is a study in opulence. Image: Natalie Fuglestveit Interior Design Shop a similar look: Side Table | Floor Lamp | Rug Embrace bold color Art Deco design is not for the faint of heart. A Study in Opulence appeared first on

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In-Depth Study on the Current State of the Global PVC Floor Industry

The A to Z of Building

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global PVC Floor Industry Report 2015" report to their offering. The Global PVC Floor Industry Report 2015 is a professional and

U.S. Terrazzo Market in 2024: $1.47 Billion

Stone Update

Research study cites new flooring systems, automated concrete-tile making, other developments for gains. Featured Industry News

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Avente Tile Talk: Islamic Star Patterns in Tile Design

Tile Talk

As a recent Art History graduate from Loyola Marymount University, the Arts of Islam became a favorite subject among the various cultures and styles I studied. These tiles were commonly used as floor and wall applications and to decorate mihrabs , the architectural niches in mosques.

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New Market Research Report on North American Residential Flooring Industry

The A to Z of Building

This BCC Research study defines and describes the residential flooring industry. The objective of this report is to provide business planners, investors and other professionals with quantifiable

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Keep it Karoistanbul

Diary of a Tile Addict

Creating encaustic cement-based tiles since 1990, they have produced copious amounts of flooring and wall coverings and also offer a restoration service. The designs are studied and copied whilst the raw materials are identified.

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Contents - 2015 Tile: The Natural Choice

The Tile Council of North America Blog

TCNA Green Report: Life-Cycle Cost Study Quick-reference data on various flooring options for cost per square foot over time. CONTENTS. Tile: The Natural Choice An overview of ceramic tile's performance and sustainability-related attributes.

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*CUSTOM System Selected for Tile and Stone Orange County’s Two Tallest Towers*

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Each 323-foot tower creates a vertical business campus offering impressive 360 degree views of coastal Orange County and showcasing large format tile and stone on every floor. Visit our Spectrum Tower case study page for the full story Irvine, Calif.


Cement Tiles Inspired by World Travels

Granada Tile

Gracing the walls and floors of wealthy homes to extravagant palaces and temples alike, tile has become cemented in our culture as one of the most integral and impactful elements of our world’s stylistic influences.

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Contents - 2015 Tile: The Natural Choice

The Tile Council of North America Blog

TCNA Green Report: Life-Cycle Cost Study Quick-reference data on various flooring options for cost per square foot over time. Tile: The Natural Choice An overview of ceramic tile's performance and sustainability-related attributes. Tile and Green Building: Credits and Requirements An at-a-glance guide to the credits, points, and compliance parameters applicable to ceramic tile in today's green building standards and rating systems.

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Contemporary House in England Combines Stone and Glass

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

It connects both floors while facilitating flow on each level. The residence has four en-suite bedrooms, an open-plan living area, a cinema room, a study, a dining/lounge area and a double garage. Nairn Road is a modern family retreat on a quiet residential street in Poole, England.

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Are you up-to-date on COF?

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The standards for COF have changed, and any individual or firm involved in the manufacture, specification, sales, installation, or maintenance of ceramic tile floors should understand the new requirements for tile. for wet floors, although a minimum SCOF value of 0.6, New changes in the coefficient of friction requirements are coming in 2014!

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Creative Extension to Classic Edwardian Villa: Malvern East Residence in Australia

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The new house accommodates a double garage, open plan living area and master bedroom on the ground level and a study and guest retreat on the first floor. Designed by Pleysier Perkins , Malvern East Residence is a two story extension to a classic Edwardian villa in Victoria, Australia.

Avente Tile Talk: Artist Series Cement Tile Collection Grows with.

Tile Talk

As a visual artist, graphic designer, paper lover and one who is obsessed with patterns and the production process, Guillermo began his art studies at UMASS Amherst in Boston. floor tile. Flooring The Consumer. Floors ,floors… (part I). Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

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How To Care For Marble Or Natural Stone From?

How to Floor Tile

Please read the following if you wish to install a natural stone in your shower and what you must do to maintain it from the Marble Institute of America who study the installation care and maintenance of the stone. Marble Institute Of America!

Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos: making of.


about tiles - mainly about patterned floor tiles made either of cement or clay. They are floor tiles made of cement with a coloured inlaid pattern. You have studied a long time this project and now you have followed it closely. Old floors I have seen myself.

Custom Touches Personalize Singapore Apartment

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The original floor was overlaid with timber-grain tiles to bring some warmth into the monochromatic gray/black scheme.” Sliding glass doors were installed to turn an existing bedroom into a study that also serves as a guest room.

Exclusive! Houzz 2019 Kitchen Trends

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Houzz Kitchen Trends Study provides insight regarding the most popular kitchen trends in home improvement. Meanwhile, granite continues a multi-year decline (40%, 34% and 30% in 2017, 2018 and 2019 studies, respectively). Shades of gray in the cabinets, backsplash, ceiling and floors.

Inspiring Display of Natural Textures: Nairn Road Residence in Dorset, England

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This room spans the full length of the house, and becomes the spine of the house connecting the floors below and facilitating flow on each level.” Designed by David James Architects in Dorset, England, Nairn Road Residence displays a sober modern exterior appearance.

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Why slip resistance continues to be a “moving target.”

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Heavily textured tiles were also more difficult to clean to the extent that in some cases the new tile floor had to be torn out and replaced with a tile that had less texture. Recently terrazzo flooring has been used more due to the increased design options.

Bringing a Touch of Luxury to Bathrooms

Kitchen and Residential Design

In addition, according to the 2018 Houzz Bathroom Trends Study , more than half of Baby Boomer homeowners are planning to renovate their bathrooms to support aging in place.

Applying the Elements of Design to Your Kitchen

Kitchens for Living

Note the horizontal textured wood grain on cabinets and floor. I also look for other clues by studying the architecture of a home. Go for the dark cabinets just let there be adequate illumination and lighten up on the counter top and flooring.

Tools for Tile Contractors when working with Architects

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Looking for online tools to help you choose the right tile installation products? The CUSTOM website offers resources that make selecting a quality tile installation system fast and easy. Plus, you can always call on our Technical Services for expert assistance on any type of project.

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Timeless Design Showcased by Five-Bedroom Home in Pennsylvania

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The brick throughout the house is reclaimed antique cobble stone cut for interior walls, floors and ceiling details while the remaining core was used for the exterior walkways. The floor in the master shower is made from natural pebble stone.

Luxurious Modern Interior Scheme Uncovered by The Appealathon House in Australia

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A minimalist exterior palette in gray and white is extended indoors, where things seem to really come to life: “The ground floor Guest Suite is complete with built in robe and luxurious ensuite. A unique entry opens to a stone laid floor extending through the main living areas.

Announcing the Latest Recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship: Mark Holman

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA, January 17, 2017 – FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, along with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc. He studied Civil Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and opened a commercial flooring installation business.

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28 Ways to Use Cement Tiles to Transform Your Home

Granada Tile

The most traditional way to use tile is on the floors, but homeowners are getting creative and using this stylish material in many unique places for bold impacts and eye-catching accents. The Foyer Floor. The Living Room Floor. Study Areas. The Kitchen Floor.

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Luminous Stone House in Toronto for a Family of Five

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

” “ The ground floor consists of a double-height entry foyer with a floating oak stair and sky-light above, open-concept dining, living, kitchen and breakfast areas. ” Those wood floors must feel amazing to walk on.

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Selling and Serving the High Maintenance Customer

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Floor Focus Article. His research team conducted a study on factors that determine how long a woman will spend in a store shopping. June 5, 2019. Sandy Smith. Selling and Serving the High Maintenance Customer. Unless you have been living on another planet for the last few years, you know that today’s customers have changed. In my educational seminars, I frequently ask members of my audience to give me a general profile of their customers.

Why You Should Choose Ceramic Tile

Conestoga Tile Blog

Searching for the perfect floor for your home? Floors have long been acquainted with ceramic tile. We know this because tile and mosaic floors have been found that date back to 4,000 BC. The number and variety of choices can seem overwhelming.

GIO Welcomes Charlotte Native Greg Capell to the Sales Team!


A 2012 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Greg studied economics and finance, interning as a finance and marketing analyst at Bonsal American and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. It’s fun being involved in something new, getting in on the ground floor.”.

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and.

Tile Talk

According to its website, the museum’s mission “is the preservation, presentation and study of its collections and the building in which it is located regarding its safeguarding and enjoyment by present and future generations.” floor tile. Flooring The Consumer.

Avente Tile Talk: Italian Made: Fashionable Tile, Design

Tile Talk

Patchworks tiles, such as “ Minoo” by Marcel Wander for Bardelli, feature ornate 8”x8” porcelain floor tiles in five silkscreen patterns reminiscent of Persian rugs. Industrial" by Floor Gres. floor tile. Flooring The Consumer.

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Fitzroy Loft Breathes Life into Warehouse

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The designers focused on creating corresponding intimate spaces and voids: the bed rooms and study are intimate and smaller in scale, while the areas for entertaining are plunging and dramatic, utilizing the full height of the warehouse walls.

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Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery, Part 1

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

s Donato Pompo, citing findings from Catalina Research, ceramic tile is leading the floor covering sales recovery, as tile manufacturers leverage the rebound in existing home sales and housing starts. floor coverings manufacturer dollar sales and 12.9% By Jeffrey Steele.

Vivid Apartment in Singapore Inspired by Pop Imagery, Street Art

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The street lamp post lends a whimsical touch to the ‘al-fresco cafe’ dining corner while the graphical patterns on the rug in front of the sofa remind one of a collage of ceramic tiles on the floor. This vivid apartment design in Singapore was inspired by street art and pop imagery.

Inspiring Individuals

Diary of a Tile Addict

Maggie studied, worked and made ceramics in UK, Italy, USA, Africa, and Japan but recently had been working and living in the place where she was born, Milnthorpe, Cumbria. So we moved into paint, wooden flooring, fabrics, soft furnishings, furniture, and equipment for kitchens and bathrooms.