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1947 Home in Germany Gets a Contemporary Update

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Place of Peace , a 1947 single-family home in Mühlheim, Germany, was redesigned by ONE!CONTACT. Photography by Jannis Wiebusch] The post 1947 Home in Germany Gets a Contemporary Update appeared first on CONTACT. The 3,000-square-foot house offers forest views and contemporary architectural features while maintaining a quintessential traditional appeal. The lavish landscaping includes a stone retaining wall, small pond and waterfall.


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Army Barracks Exceptionally Converted into Family Apartment in Germany: Loft ESN

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Loft ESN by Ippolito Fleitz Group embodies an exceptional transformation of an army barracks into a spacious living space in Palmscher Park, Esslingen, Germany. The post Army Barracks Exceptionally Converted into Family Apartment in Germany: Loft ESN appeared first on An open and spacious living area with differentiated functional zones and tantalizing visual perspectives was created across 400 square meters.

Flexible and Modern Worksharing Space in Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in Mainz-Bischofsheim, Germany, a suburban community of around 12,000 near Frankfurt, this 233 square meter home is flexible and unobtrusively modern. The post Flexible and Modern Worksharing Space in Germany appeared first on Architecture Discreet Modern Design House in GermanyHolzmassivhaus is the brainchild of MIND Architects Collective.

Off to Germany!

Burgin Construction

Private Burgin will be leaving this weekend to be stationed in Germany for the next three years to serve in the Army as a wheeled mechanic. Burgin Construction Inc. is a small design-build firm, family owned and operated. Our team, trade partners, customers and readers are like family to us. We would like to announce that our oldest son, Sean Burgin has successfully completed his 15 weeks of special Army training. He graduated on Tuesday.

Reader’s poll names Kiano as tile product of the year

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2018, Germany imported 106 million sq. Awards Germany Stone-effect Tiles Agrob Buchtal Chess mosaic Cologne Fliesen & Platten Fundo Top by Wedi Kiano range Maternushaus Surround by GepadiKiano by Agrob Buchtal.

High Tech Meets High Style in This Unique Home in Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

“Life in a high-tech format” was the concept behind this unique home in Germany, built by an engineer in the fields where he once played as a child. Photography by Ulrich Beuttenmüller] The post High Tech Meets High Style in This Unique Home in Germany appeared first on Architecture House in Germany intelligent home technologies Modern Residence

Our Agenda for #BlogTourAmbiente to Frankfurt, Germany!


I’m Frankfurt, Germany bound with #BlogTourAmbiente and this trip will be one for the memory book! BlogTourAmbiente – Ambiente Show – Frankfurt, Germany. She says “Painting is my passion… And colors are my language … My business is everything around painting… I have organized Workshops with the Artbox from Elephant Parade” Such a pleasure to meet artisans before I even arrive in Frankfurt, Germany!

Glass House in Germany Is the Ultimate Modern Retreat

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Completed by Paul de Ruiter Architects , Villa K is a striking modern residence in Thuringia, Germany. ” [Information provided by Paul de Ruiter Architects; photography by Pieters Kers and Patrick Voigt ] The post Glass House in Germany Is the Ultimate Modern Retreat appeared first on The project, built using glass, steel and concrete, employed a series of sustainable principles.

Aluminum Mesh Partitions Define Industrial-Inspired Office in Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in the town of Schorndorf, just outside Stuttgart, Germany, this industrial-inspired office is the result of an extensive renovation. Photography credits: Zooey Braun ] The post Aluminum Mesh Partitions Define Industrial-Inspired Office in Germany appeared first on Alexander Fehre converted the first level of an industrial building into a creative showroom and workspace for Movet, a conveyor-belt manufacturer.

Intricate Folding Facade Showcased by Modern Nursery Design in Marburg, Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Opus Architekten completed the design of Nursery +E, a modern nursery project developed for the Town council of the City of Marburg, Germany. Photographs: Eibe Sönnecken ] The post Intricate Folding Facade Showcased by Modern Nursery Design in Marburg, Germany appeared first on

Brightly Barred Brandhorst

Diary of a Tile Addict

Architecture Façades Germany Museums Terracotta Ventilated Façades coloured terracotta rods colourful facade Hunter Douglas Museum Museum Brandhorst museum design NBK system NBK Terracotta sauerbruch hutton terracotta rainscreen TERRART®-BaguetteColourfully welcoming visitors to the arts district in Munich is the Museum Brandhorst – its façade varied and enticing, like a box of crayons.

New Building Skillfully Integrated Into a Historical Ensemble in Hamburg, Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Köhler Architekten skilfully integrated a new building within he historic district of Ottensen, in Hamburg, Germany. The post New Building Skillfully Integrated Into a Historical Ensemble in Hamburg, Germany appeared first on The classical façade structures of workmen’s and bourgeois houses in the district were reinterpreted and the new resulting surface was covered with the modern HI-MACS® material, designed to inspire a contemporary look.

materials4me Online Shop Now Available to End Users in Germany

The A to Z of Building

Following its rollout in the United Kingdom and Spain, the "materials4me” online shop is now also available in Germany. Starting from the end of April 2016, small users and end customers in

Bring the Bling

Diary of a Tile Addict

Concrete Tiles Design Germany Light transmitting concrete Light-sensitive tiles Andrea Maffei architectural surface BlingCrete concrete DOT german concrete company interior bling International Tunneling & Underground Spaces Award Kassel company Kaza Concrete light reflecting concrete surface light reflecting glass beads retroreflection

PPG Completes Expansion at Coatings Manufacturing Facility in Wuppertal, Germany

The A to Z of Building

PPG Industries today announced the completion of a $5 million expansion at its coatings manufacturing facility in Wuppertal, Germany. The project added equipment to existing buildings on the campus

Construction Market in Germany Forecast to Grow at 3.59% CAGR

The A to Z of Building

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Construction Market in Germany 2015-2019" report to their offering. The construction industry is one of the leading employers in

Hexion Announces Plans to Build New European Technology Center in Germany

The A to Z of Building

“Hexion” or the “Company”) today announced plans to build a new European technology center in Kamp-Lintfort, Germany. Hexion Inc. The new facility will consolidate activities

Axalta Begins Construction on New Waterborne Coatings Facility in Wuppertal, Germany

The A to Z of Building

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today broke ground in Wuppertal, Germany, on construction to expand its capacity to produce waterborne coatings.

Amazing Night with Villeroy & Boch – #BlogTourAmbiente


It’s always wonderful to meet the people behind the brands when you are a writer and finally witnessing Villeroy & Boch ‘s gorgeous dinnerware and hospitality at the Ambiente Fair while in Frankfurt, Germany was a night we all will remember for a lifetime. Home Decor Media - Appearances | Conferences Ambiente Ambiente Fair BlogTour BlogTourAmbiente Frankfurt Germany Modenus Ronique Gibson stagetecture Villeroy & Boch

Germany's Total Construction Value Add Anticipated to Reach €139.9 Billion in 2018

The A to Z of Building

Without a doubt, the decoration and packaging materials used in a trade-show exhibition can leave a sizable footprint on the planet. To address this issue, Taiwan's Green Trade Project Office has

Light-Flooded Stylish Home Sculpted in the German Hillside 

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

” We’ve seen the studio design some beautiful private homes, like this black and white beauty in Ahlen, Germany , and we can’t help wondering which of these two home designs you would choose for your own home. Architecture Germany Leicht Stylish Home Stylish home decor displayed within a modern skin challenges more and more individuals to dream of contemporary architecture.

The Spanish Tile Industry Develops a New Sector-Specific Environmental Product Declaration (DAP)

Tile of Spain USA

Spain will be joining Italy, North America and Germany who each currently have have sectorial EPDs.… ASCER has announced the development of a sectorial Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The technical work has been developed by the Institute of Ceramic Technology (ITC), and the EPD has been registered under the GlobalEPD system of AENOR.

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Laminam acquires the Polish distributor Interstone

Ceramics of Italy

The agreement strengthens the international growth of Laminam, which thus adds Poland to the already consolidated European branches in Spain, Germany, France, Benelux and the United Kingdom and those outside the continent in the United States, Canada, Israel, China, Japan, Russia and Australia. “We

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Hand-carved, hand-painted wooden mini porcupines made in.

Heath Ceramics

Hand-carved, hand-painted wooden mini porcupines made in Germany, available in stores (finger for scale). This is becoming a thing.

Week of September 30th, 2019 – Oktoberfest

Architectural Ceramics

The annual Oktoberfest celebration is reaching its end in Munich, Germany this week. J Mayer H carves house in Germany from a stack of concrete blocks , dezeen. In honor of the time-honored festival, we’ve found some amazing residential and commercial design projects with German influence. From Berlin based designers to beer halls, here are our 5 best design posts of the week. Industrial and Open.

Ceramiche Piemme reports turnover growth and makes new hi-tech investments

Ceramics of Italy

Exports accounted for 87% of total revenue, principally to France and the USA followed by Germany. Ceramiche Piemme reported 12% year-on-year revenue growth in 2021 to reach €80 million and an EBITDA of 12.76%, equivalent to €10.3 million.

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Top 10 Residential Tile Trends for 2020

JG Kitchens

I’ve enjoyed seeing those in Italy, Greece, Germany, California’s Central Coast and Mexico on trips. I love tile! It’s one of the most versatile, durable, low maintenance design materials available anywhere.

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FILA ranked among the most sustainable Italian companies in 2021

Ceramics of Italy

Fila’s unflagging commitment to eco-sustainability and green projects has been rewarded by its inclusion in the ranking of the 100 most sustainable Italian companies compiled by Credit Suisse and Kon Group and published by Forbes as media partner, with an ESG rating issued by Altis Università Cattolica and RepRisk.

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U.S. Helps Spark 1Q 2015 Italian Natural Stone

Stone Update

Exports stateside and to Germany offer lead outlet markets for Italy’s natural-stone industry in year’s first three months. Featured Analysis (Mid-Year/Annual) Stone Imports


The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Presented by : Mr. Ralph Johann, Managing Director, Gutjahr Systems , Germany. AT COVERINGS ’17. ARDEX Americas is pleased to present: Capillary Passive Drainage to Avoid Efflorescence and Failures on Exterior Balcony, Porch and Patio Tile and Stone Installations. Friday April 7th – 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Click here to register and more information). Please Visit ARDEX Americas at Booth 2638

IMM Cologne/Living Kitchen Recap with BLANCO Modex

Discerning Design

Last week I was so fortunate to attend the IMM Cologne and Living Kitchen show in Cologne, Germany as a guest of BLANCO. Now a warm, Southern boy like me doesnt comprehend northern Germany in January. Now its not because BLANCO was kind enough to schelp me to Germany for the show, but they easily had one of the best booths. Friday, January 25, 2013. IMM Cologne/Living Kitchen Recap with BLANCO Modex.

Time2Design: My World | My Time2Design | My #BlogTourCGN


I just returned from my #BlogTourCGN adventure, (Thats short for Blog Tour Cologne Germany & Netherlands), and I am sorting thru the thousands of photos I took, the business cards I collected and in general just trying to wrap my head around where to even begin. cologne germany. PAGES. SLIDESHOW. FOLLOW. CONTACT. ABOUT. My World | My Time2Design | My #BlogTourCGN. I feel like I have expanded My World, my design world, my Time2Design World.

Weekend Playlist: Oktoberfest

Architectural Ceramics

Another 1980s chart-topper (it was #1 in Austria, Germany, and US Billboard Hot 100) is Falco’s Rock Me Amadeus. Cheers to the weekend – Or Prost! if you’re in the Oktoberfest spirit! We’re rolling out the weekend with some German jams and the tiles they remind us of. Nena – 99 Luftballons. Island Stone, Paragon Hex. You and I in a little toy shop buy a bag of balloons with the money we’ve got…”.

ABK Group completes acquisition in France

Ceramics of Italy

“Our closer proximity to the biggest markets for this type of product, namely France, Belgium, Germany, the UK and the Netherlands, will bring us major advantages in terms of logistics and transport costs,” notes Fabbri.

Cersaie Impressions – Villeroy & Boch

JG Kitchens

Founded in 1748 in Germany as a ceramics company, they might be best known here as a tableware manufacturer. One of the booths I enjoyed visiting in my last (free) day at Cersaie , Italy’s annual bathware and tile show, was Villeroy & Boch. As their products are widely available in the US, I was somewhat familiar with the brand. They’re much more, and their booth showed that well.

Kitchen and Residential Design: Thermador's Freedom Induction

Kitchen and Residential Design

Last February, I wrote a post about an induction cooktop from Gaggenau Id seen in Germany the previous month. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 08 June 2012. Thermadors Freedom Induction. Posted by Paul Anater. at 7:00 AM. Gaggenau calls it Full Surface Induction and I was completely blown away by it when I saw it for the first time.

Plinio by Ceramica Cielo wins the 2021 Red Dot Design Award

Ceramics of Italy

The award ceremony will be held during the Red Dot Design Week from the 21 st to the 25 th of June in Essen, Germany, the award’s home country, in the presence of important representatives from the world of architecture, industry and the media.

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Molten Gold – Island Oasis

JG Kitchens

SieMatic is a premium kitchen cabinetry manufacturer based in Germany with a US presence. I’m not an avid chef, as I’ve shared before in my In Praise of Slow Cookers post , but I love eating healthfully. One of my strategies for achieving that, regardless of whether I’m using my Crockpot, stovetop or oven, is with herbs and spices. These added elements can turn a blah chicken breast into a Mediterranean treat, for example.

Tile Tuesday: In Valencia Art is a Way of Life

Kitchens for Living

In Germany it was known as Jugendstil, in Spain Arté Joven and Secession in Austria. Welcome to today’s installment of Tile Tuesday! The second half of my adventure with Tile of Spain took us to Valencia, location of Cevisama the annual trade show held to showcase the latest innovations introduced by the Spanish tile industry. The City of Arts and Sciences, a stunning example of the new Spanish architecture designed by Santiago Calatrava and Félix Candela.

A Clean Slate: How Rough Slate Can Have a Clean Aesthetic

Architectural Ceramics

Natural slate on a mountainside near the Mosel River in Rhineland, Germany. European countries that are lesser known but also offer slate quarries are Belgium, Germany, Italy and Wales. Pictured above and below, is natural slate on a mountainside near the Mosel River in Rhineland, Germany. Natural slate on a mountainside near Eltz Castle and the Mosel River in Rhineland, Germany.

Week of January 11th, 2021 – Office Innovations & Core Values

Architectural Ceramics

Shown above, Disco in Germany offers a wide variety of screened partitions, which even offer soundproofing options, and fit to most table and desk arrangements. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Happy New Year!

Avente Tile Talk: Tile Mosaics at the Cologne Cathedral

Tile Talk

Recently I had the pleasure of traveling to Cologne, Germany as part of BlogTour Cologne and while I was there I visited The Cologne Cathedral. PS: If you ever get a chance to be in Cologne, Germany you will never regret stopping and visiting The Dom. Labels: Cologne Cathedral , Cologne Germany , Kolner Dom , mosaic tile , The Dom. Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Tile Mosaics at the Cologne Cathedral.