SkillBuild Success Story

Diary of a Tile Addict

So many, many congratulations from Tile Addict to Odhran Connelly from Southern Regional College in Northern Ireland for his recent victory at the SkillBuild 2018 National Finals in Wall and Floor Tiling. Odhran Connelly with his winning tiling creation at SkillBuild 2018.

Acanthus Studios Featured on Modern Living with kathy ireland

The A to Z of Building

MMP (USA) announces a Modern Living with kathy ireland exclusive interview with Acanthus Studios. The latest installment of Modern Living with kathy ireland features an interior design firm with a

Breaking News: Granada Tile’s New Lookbook

Granada Tile

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.

We’ve Won a Best of Houzz Award!

The London Tile Co.

“Best of Houzz is a true badge of honor as it is awarded by our community of homeowners, those who are hiring design, renovation and other home improvement professionals for their projects,” said Marcus Hartwall, Managing Director of Houzz UK and Ireland. “We We’re really excited to announce that we have been awarded a Best of Houzz 2019 Award for Design.

London Tile Wins Best of Houzz 2017 Award

The London Tile Co.

Andrew Small, MD of Houzz UK and Ireland, said “We’re so pleased to award Best of Houzz 2017 to this incredible group of talented and customer-focused professionals, including The London Tile Co. We are very excited to announce that we have won a Best of Houzz 2017 award for Customer Service!

Cement Tile Spotlight: Meet Some New Cement Tile Additions to Our Echo Collection

Granada Tile

We mined the traditions of Ireland to come up with a pair of 10-by-10-inch concrete tile designs that capture the essence of Irish design. First up, there’s Connemara , a cement tile design that takes its name from the district in western Ireland.

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Sisterhood of the World Blogger’s Award

Kitchens for Living

Ireland Timeless Interiors, photo © 2012 Tim Beddow. Recently I had the honor of being nominated by the dynamic and incredible visionary of Boomersmarts, Mitzi Beach. We finally met earlier this year as members of the Modenus Blog Tour Vegas.

Guardian Glass Introduces Advanced Glass That Provides A Comfortable Environment Inside Conservatories and Orangeries

The A to Z of Building

Guardian, a leading manufacturer of high performance architectural glass, has introduced Guardian Sun® in the UK and Ireland, a specially coated glass with solar control and thermal insulation

Longest ‘Flat Pack’ Arch Bridge Based on ‘FlexiArch’ System

The A to Z of Building

Civil Engineers at Queen’s University Belfast in collaboration with pre-cast concrete specialists Macrete Ireland have developed the world’s longest ‘flat pack’ arch bridge

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

Tile Excellence

The countries visiting the "ask Chris" blog are very diversified and include this month France, Germany, Australia, India, Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, Ukraine, Russia, United Kingdom, Iceland, Malaysia , Moldova and of course the US. Labels appreciative , Australia , canada , france , germany , Iceland , india , international , Ireland , Malaysia , Moldova< Google , New Zealand , questions , russia , this month , ukraine , united kingdom , usa.

Avente Tile Talk: Go Green with Tile

Tile Talk

As the emblematic color of Ireland, green represents the vast green hillsides, as well as the country.s Sunday, March 17, 2013. Go Green with Tile. Project Pick: Create a Mosaic with Gourmet Garden Tiles.

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The Zig and the Zag on Herringbone and Chevron: The Trend Continues


has been found in Ireland, which explains why the pattern is still a traditional choice for tweed.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Burgin Construction

According to Irish Central , Beef was not readily available in Ireland and was considered a luxury. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Today is a great day to dress in green, be on the look-out for leprechauns or to settle in with some green beer!

How To Decorate With Lava Stone

Trendir Magazine

STONE Hook Modern Wall Hook in Lava Rock from Normann Copenhagen Normann Copenhagen’s Ireland lava rock wall hooks come with similar contrasting, smooth pegs that further accentuate all the little irregularities within the rock surface.

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If You’re Not Having Fun, then You’re Doing Something Wrong

Life of an Architect

“If you go on vacation to Ireland and don’t enjoy yourself, then that’s your fault.” ” This is what a man told me as I sat in the British Airways lounge in Heathrow airport while I was waiting with for my flight to Dublin, Ireland, with my wife and daughter.

Somehow, 2018 Feels Different

Life of an Architect

My travels will bring me to Ireland (all over the place) twice, France, Sweden, and just about every corner of the US (Washington, California, Florida, Wisconsin, New York). 2018 is only a few hours old and it already feels different to me.

How to Embrace The History of Christmas Traditions


While Americans set cookies out for Santa and typically enjoy home-cooked meals on the 25th, kids in Ireland leave pies for Santa, and families in Japan enjoy Kentucky Fried Chicken. Christmas traditions are ones that we all love and cherish from years gone by.

My Favorite Things … Again

Life of an Architect

I think I am partial to Irish Whiskey because the first time I had it was when I was (ironically enough) in Dublin, Ireland touring the Jameson Distillery. This was the same trip (Ireland, not the Jameson Distillery) when we “picked” up our miracle daughter Kate.

Inspiration: Two Museum Visits

The Perfect Bath

Lads were having a joke saying ‘What Dublin team won the All Ireland and never played in it reports say. On a recent day in New York, I carved out time for what I call ‘sightseeing’ The Cooper Hewitt always has remarkable new exhibits and, when there, l love to revisit the decorative arts collections of the Hewitt sisters. If you are tech inclined, this is is definitely the place to go.

Chihuly Collection St. Petersburg


In 1995, he began Chihuly Over Venice , for which he created sculptures at glass factories in Finland, Ireland, and Mexico, then installed them over the canals and piazzas of Venice. As a Interior Designer and an artist - Amazing and spectacular!! The Chihuly Collection is a must see.

Kitchen and Residential Design: Lovely, lovely Lancaster

Kitchen and Residential Design

In Ireland you are only an hour or two away from family and friends in any direction (if you get along with them). Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 04 August 2012.

Hatchet Bedrooms | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

link] Bob Borson you would think – but I wasn’t going to sketch up a revision once that occurred to me Eva Byrne Architect It never ends…shared the post with the folks here in Ireland on my houseology Facebook page. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

The Great Kitchen Adventure Starts Now | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Eva Byrne Architect Let me know if you would like a view from Ireland! about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect? Home / Kitchen / The Great Kitchen Adventure Starts Now The Great Kitchen Adventure Starts Now Bob Borson — May 1, 2014 — 68 Comments Kitchens are one of the most important rooms of the house. They are frequently the center of activity and the launching point for everyone’s day.

Letters from a traveling Architecture Student | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

of Texas part was UK, Ireland and Scotland for 4 weeks, then on to France for a few weeks then we met up with the VaTech folks. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?