Living History: Exploring More of the Cement Tile of France

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Several months ago, we took you on a brief tour of some truly fabulous French cement tiles Granada Tile ‘s own Melanie and Marcos spotted on a trip to France. A carpet of cement tiles welcomes diners to a restaurant in the north of France.

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Cement Tile Spotlight: Inspired by France

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Few countries boast a richer design tradition than France. France also has a phenomenal tradition of innovation, which is particularly meaningful to us here at Granada Tile , since cement tile was first developed there in the 19th century. From textiles to furniture to fashion to architecture, it simply can’t be beat—there’s beauty around every corner.

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71 France – Upscale Edina Apartments

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Glass and marble mosaic tiles AlysEdwards Glass/Stone Blends are installed in many of the units at 71 France. The post 71 France – Upscale Edina Apartments appeared first on Rubble Tile : Minneapolis Tile Shop and Showroom. These upscale apartments are in the center of the action in Edina, MN. This classic collection combines cool gray glass and smooth white marble. Randomly patterned glass and marble mosaic tiles create a soothing a sophisticated atmosphere. Designed […].

Bostik inaugurates new R&D Center in France

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Venette, France – October 9, 2014. In Europe, (where a typical consumer purchases 8-9X more tile for both floors and walls than what is consumed by those in the states) via our R&D center in France, we have that same advantage. Bostik, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of adhesives and sealants, inaugurated its new, state-of-the-art R&D facility – the Bostik Smart Technology Center – in Venette, located near Paris, on October 3 rd.

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Traditional French Cottage A Stone’s Throw Away from Paris

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Architecture Renovations France architecture House in France Stone HouseThis traditional cottage is located on a large green plot of land in the idyllic suburb of Haut-de-Seine, a stone’s throw away from Paris.

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Cement tile in France –Is Cement Tile Durable ?

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The post Cement tile in France –Is Cement Tile Durable ? We 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.

Cement Tile Spotlight: Drawing on Italy and France for Cement Tile Inpsiration

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Over the past few weeks, we’ve shared many new introductions to Granada Tile ‘s flagship Echo Collection of sensational cement tile. If you thought we were finished, though, think again!

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Starlike Sensations

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Starlike at Saint Félix de Pallières castle, France. The Saint Félix de Pallières castle in Occitanie, France, is a 12th century building that currently operates as a hotel with spa. Starlike at Saint Félix de Pallières castle, France. Applying Litokol Starlike.

New Report Analyses Construction Stone Market in France

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Construction Stone Market in France: Business Report 2015" report to their offering. The report presents analysis of construction

Cement Tiles Around the World (Infographic)

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Single-Level Apartment in France Turned into Welcoming Duplex

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This single-level apartment in the city of Rennes, France, no longer served the living needs of its owners, a couple with a young child. Photography credits: Jeremias Gonzalez The post Single-Level Apartment in France Turned into Welcoming Duplex appeared first on Freshome.com.

Behind The Tile: Cluny

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In fact, the name derives from a district in the fabled Burgundy region of France. France Cluny tiles are not only pronounced like George Clooney, they also share the actor’s classically handsome looks and versatility. Evocative of that country’s medieval heritage with its stylized three and four-leaf clover patterns, it’s one of our oldest tiles, a legacy from Don Ovidio.

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Granada Tile - Untitled Article

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On a trip to France a while back, Melanie and Marcos spotted several unique and surprising tile installation that we wanted to share. A trip of cement tile plaques decorates a building in Chartres, France.

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Vive La France!

KB Culture

For the next five days, I''ll be paying a transatlantic tribute to France, in anticipation of Bastille Day. Last week''s posts were loosely themed around America''s independence celebrations.

Spiral Staircase Caps Off a Bold Modernization in France

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Photography and information courtesy of ArchDaily ] The post Spiral Staircase Caps Off a Bold Modernization in France appeared first on Freshome.com.

Hillside Retreat in France Built for a Modern Family

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Strikingly integrated into a hillside in the village of Bois D’amont, France, this modern family retreat by JDS Architects is original and welcoming. The post Hillside Retreat in France Built for a Modern Family appeared first on Freshome.com.

Concrete&Glass Residence in France Photographing the Landscape: Maison Le Cap

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Pascal Grasso Architectures designed Maison Le Cap , a private residence made up of concrete and glass volumes in Toulon, France. Photos by: Cyrille Weiner ] The post Concrete&Glass Residence in France Photographing the Landscape: Maison Le Cap appeared first on Freshome.com.

Paper Mill Converted Into Contemporary Loft in Anduze, France

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The 1,830 square foot residence is located in Anduze, a small city in the Gard department in southern France. The post Paper Mill Converted Into Contemporary Loft in Anduze, France appeared first on Freshome.com.

Extremely Creative Vertical Apartment Showroom: IKEA Climbing Wall in France

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This colorful installation near the massive Gothic Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral is meant to promote the retailer’s 30th store opened in France and it was developed in collaboration with local communication agency Ubi Bene.

Vive La France, Fin

KB Culture

Looking at this 1935 ad, you can almost hear the strains of ''Le Marseillaise'' in the air. Who knew that a refrigerator—a towering one at that—was the galvanizing factor behind the legendary camaraderie of the Légion Étrangère [aka the Foreign Legion]?

Breaking News: Granada Tile’s New Lookbook

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Breaking News France Ireland Ken Koonce new cement tile designs North Africa Spain Granada Tile’s new lookbook features new cement tile designs, great design ideas, and, of course, divine cement tile installations. Cover photo courtesy designer, builder, and photographer Ken Koonce. Granada Tile has some big news! Our new Lookbook is now live on our Web site, and it’s filled with some special treats.

Traditional Mountain Home in France Adds Modern Extension

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The renovated Chalet SOLEYÂ , a traditional mountain home in Les Houches, France, by Chevallier Architectes is situated on a natural promontory and surrounded by rock faces. The post Traditional Mountain Home in France Adds Modern Extension appeared first on Freshome.com.

Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: Tile.

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Tile Installation; Tile Repair- Consumer DIY Help Blog- ask chris: hello Malaysia and france 50 visits from here so f. Tile Installation; Tile Repair- Consumer DIY Help Blog- ask chris: hello Malaysia and france 50 visits from here so f. : Friday, February 7, 2014. Hey There, Regards, Chris tileexcellence.com seopoweredwebsites.com I want to personally welcome our Malaysian and French reader. Hey There,Regards,Christileexcellence.comseopoweredwebsites.com. Posted by.

Bostik Repeats as Tour de France Sponsor

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Adhesives specialist will be official supplier of iconic cycling event with marketing and customer events to boost company visibility. Featured Company News

16th Century Farmhouse in Southern France Will Get a Contemporary Update

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Renderings and information courtesy of Brengues Le Pavec ] The post 16th Century Farmhouse in Southern France Will Get a Contemporary Update appeared first on Freshome.com.

Travel Destination: Sightseeing in Paris, France

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Travel Destination: Sightseeing in Paris, France. The post Travel Destination: Sightseeing in Paris, France appeared first on. Travel Wellness destinations france Paris sightseeing tips

Vive La France, Day 4

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Continuing KBCULTURE''s salute to La Fête Nationale , I''d like to share a small but telling example of product design that illustrates la différence between the Gallic sensibility and that of the rest of the world.

Vive La France, Day 3

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Technically, the Fontaine Laorus is a garden accessory, a clever way to conceal a hose. But I see it as most wonderful addition to an alfresco kitchen or bath. Place either the shallow or deep bucket/basin on the three-legged stand/stool and you have a handy [not to mention chic] sink.

Bostik Becomes Official Partner of Tour de France

Stone Update

Specialty adhesives business line of Arkema upgrades sponsorship for 2017 and 2018 cycling events. Featured Company Insider News

Hexcel to Construct New Carbon Fiber Production Facility in France

The A to Z of Building

Hexcel Corporation announced today that it will expand its carbon fiber production capacity through the addition of new precursor and carbon fiber lines in Roussillon, France. The $250 million

Bostik Inaugurates New R&D Center in France

Stone Update

Facility for global adhesive company employs more than 100 within 16,000 ft². Featured Company News

President of France Opens Mayotte Airport's New Terminal Built by SNC-Lavalin

The A to Z of Building

SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that François Hollande, the President of France, officially opened Mayotte Airport's new terminal alongside Youssef Sabeh, Senior Vice-President Operations

French Bread Directly From Paris, France - Collar City Brownstone

Collar City Brownstone

French Bread Directly From Paris, France - Collar City Brownstone

Collar City Brownstone

Paris to Normandy - Bloggers Brocanting Tour in France - Collar City.

Collar City Brownstone

1970 to 2015

Design With an Attitude

Designer Frances Karsh took a sweet little condo straight from 1970 to 2015. There was a lot to work with here – Frances updated the floors, cabinets, furnishings, paint, totally transforming the look and feel of the home. Design Trends Blog before and after Frances Karsh remode

New Wooden House Extending Living Outdoors Salutes Modern Family Life

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Occupying a total of 170 square meters, this House in Colmar, France was imagined by ideaa architectures as a breath of fresh design within a former district of farmers in this picturesque town in north-eastern France.

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

I See London, I See France… The origin of ceramic tile can be traced back to 13th Century BC, where natural clay tiles were used in Mesopotamian temples. It’s that time of year, when kids to go back to school.

Modern ceramic plank tiles

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Mosa Beige and Brown – neutral plank tiles with a modern edge Designed by Shea Architects, the new Byerly’s store on 71st and France in Edina has the atmosphere of a traditional neighborhood market.

Where You Find Granada Cement Tiles You’ll Find Great Coffee

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Like the coffee served at these shops, our tiles are handmade and artisanal, crafted using a process developed in France in the 1870s and refined by our founder Marcos Cajina.

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