Iran Strengthens Stone Industry

Stone Update

Planned tech investments total $200 million to modernize, says deputy minister during Marmomacc. Featured Industry News

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Avente Tile Talk: Persian Tile: A Form of Art and Religious Expression

Tile Talk

Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque is one of the architectural masterpieces of Safavid Iranian architecture, standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan, Iran. Recognized for having one of the richest and varied art legacies, Persia (now Iran) used this form of art to decorate palaces, public buildings, monuments, mausoleums, and religious buildings, such as mosques and theological schools. ” Interior arcade of Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque, Isfahan, Iran.

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Inspired Design: Peace Industry for Heath

Heath Ceramics

Founders Melina and Dodd were committed to helping revive and sustain the nearly lost art of felt making in Iran (where Dodd hails from), a craft with a rich, ancient history dating back to 6000 BC. In 2002, they founded Peace Industry in the Bay Area, working with craftspeople who made each rug by hand in their own workshop in Iran, using those traditional felting techniques. 1 + 1 = way more than 2. At least that’s the approach we’ve always taken to collaborations.

Hexagon Cement Tile – Patterned and Plain

Tile Talk

Star and Hexagonal Tile Panel, 13th-14th century (Nishapur, Iran). Image via The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Steeped in a rich history of architectural, design and natural elements, the hexagon is a fundamental shape when it comes to building. The six-sided polygon, which can be found in honeycombs, crystals, snowflakes, and most importantly tile, creates a classic yet distinguished look. Arabesque Hexagon Spanish Paver Tile | Avente Tile.

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Avente Tile Talk: Christmas Greetings from Avente Tile

Tile Talk

Iran: Iran, formerly Persia, is the land where the Three Wise men are believed to have lived when Jesus was born. Monday, December 23, 2013. Christmas Greetings from Avente Tile. This homes entry is cheerfully decorated to welcome Christmas guests. As I get older, I realize how much faster time seems to be flying by when one day it’s Halloween, and the next it’s Christmas Eve!

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Avente Tile Talk: Islamic Star Patterns in Tile Design

Tile Talk

Iran or Central Asia, 15th Century. Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Islamic Star Patterns in Tile Design. By Selena Madden. 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. LACMA. Dating back to as early as the 7th century the Islamic Arts have influenced an array of cultures and societies, such as the notable geometric designs in their tile work.

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Originally, handmade tiles were used to adorn places of worship like temples and mosques throughout countries like Iran, Turkey, Egypt and Morocco. It’s that time of year, when kids to go back to school. We can’t scroll through our Facebook news feeds without seeing a tiny person holding a chalkboard sign with their name and grade on it.

28 Creative Tile Ideas For the Bath and Beyond

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Glazed brick dates to the 13th century BC in ancient Iran, marking the advent of humanity’s use of colored tiles to beautify our surroundings. For millennia, humans have been mixing and baking the combination of sand, clay and water to create a flat surface to protect their feet and homes from the elements.

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Innovative Turning Boxes Adapting Sharifi-ha House to the Climate Changes of Tehran

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Nextoffice – Alireza Taghaboni completed the design and development of Sharifi-ha House , an innovative residence that can ingeniously adapt to the climate changes in Tehran, Iran.

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Granite4Less Beats All Other UK Granite Suppliers


They have been on tours to Italy, China, Vietnam, Iran and many more. Why choose Granite4Less? Because professional work means professional results. You want to choose carefully who you assign to do the important task of installing your granite or quartz worktops. Here at Granite4Less we are specialized in working with granite and quartz.

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The Finalists – 2015 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition

Life of an Architect

Magic Boxes Playhouse Designer : Aliasghar Mofrad Boushehri – Qazvin, Qazvin, Iran Bio : I am a 5th year architecture studentattendingIKIU University … and really love design. The Finalists – 2015 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition … there are a lot of people from around the planet who are anxiously awaiting these results. The evening kicked off with the judges arriving at 6:00pm for a cocktail hour prior to beginning their duties as judges.

Time2Design: Outdoor Living | My GenX Design Studios Presentation


the AIDS epidemic, the war on drugs, the Iran hostage crisis, the Persian Gulf War, the Dot-Com bubble, the emergence of Alternative Rock, new wave music, electronic music, glam metal, pop punk, grunge, rap music and hip hop. PAGES. SLIDESHOW. FOLLOW. CONTACT. ABOUT. Outdoor Living | My GenX Design Studios Presentation.