Inside Heath: Meet Neal

Heath Ceramics

I realized this was an opportunity I’d really like to take up after meeting everyone and learning more about the business during a week-long stay in SF shortly after Robin reached out.

Modern Design Meets Countryside House in Austria

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The post Modern Design Meets Countryside House in Austria appeared first on Set on a gentle slope, this countryside house in Austria is known simply as House D.

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A Tile Tale Inspired by Life and Process: Meet Guy Mitchell

Kitchens for Living

Today we’re seeing a resurgence of this philosophy in the “ Makers’ Movement “ More on that later but, since today is Tile Tuesday, I’d love for you to meet Guy Mitchell, a tile artisan that takes his craft to the next level.

Portuguese, Japanese Aesthetics Meet in Lisbon Restaurant

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Photos and information provided by Yaroslav Galant] The post Portuguese, Japanese Aesthetics Meet in Lisbon Restaurant appeared first on Studio Yaroslav Galant completed the design of Hanaya , a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar in Lisbon, Portugal.

Traditional Meets Contemporary in Sophisticated Michigan Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Photography by Brad Gillette] The post Traditional Meets Contemporary in Sophisticated Michigan Home appeared first on Merging traditional and contemporary design, Visbeen Architects completed Cicero , an eye-catching transitional-style home in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Rustic-Meets-Modern Holiday Home Renovation in Rural Belgium

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The post Rustic-Meets-Modern Holiday Home Renovation in Rural Belgium appeared first on There’s always more to undergoing a holiday home renovation than appears at first.

4 Tips to Keep in Mind During Your First Meeting with a Design Contractor

Trendir Magazine

Instead, hire a design contractor and keep these 4 tips in mind in order to get the most out of your first meeting with them. Getting these questions out of the way from the very first meeting will help you have a better understanding of what to expect during the remodel.

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Urban sophistication meets metallic shimmer

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

New trends take shape while new textures create a porcelain tile with a highly contemporary soul. These floor and wall tiles are inspired by sheet metal which has been oxidized and corroded by time.

Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tiles Add to the Impeccable Details of.

Tile Talk

We just happened to meet because she called to talk about cement tile for her new restaurant, The Coronet , in Tucson, Arizona. Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Cement Tiles Add to the Impeccable Details of Tucson-Area Restaurant. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. All photos provided by Sally Kane.

Meetings are a Waste of Time | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Home / Career / Meetings are a Waste of Time Meetings are a Waste of Time Bob Borson — September 19, 2013 — 34 Comments Despite how much I like to talk, I think most meetings are a waste of time and a drain on my life force. At least half of the meetings I attend, nothing is really happening other than the swapping of stories. As a result, I am becoming more and more sensitive to sitting in meetings where I think: What am I doing in this meeting?

Modern Ranch Home Views Showcase Big Sky Country

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Architecture Entryway floor-to-ceiling windows Modern Meets Rustic Modern Ranch site-specific architectureThis modern ranch home in Big Timber, Montana makes the most of its picturesque location in the American West with panoramic views of the surrounding 2000-acre property.

ARDEX POWERFLO® Visits Professional Flooring Supply Sales Meeting

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

PFS recently hosted their annual sales meeting in Haltom City,Texas. Many industry professionals attended and saw the ARDEX POWERFLO® LIVE and in person! Thanks for having us PFS. Did You Know? In the News

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Get the Look: Traditional Meets Modern — Shop the Style

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Nicole Baas Photography ). Christine's Boston apartment is a rental, but it has the polished elegance of a long-established home. She describes it as, "Collected, eclectic and tailored," and that is certainly apt: all of the elements are sophisticated, but nothing is predictable.

Student Interaction Encouraged by This New Meeting Table Design in Asturias, Spain

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Menéndez and Gamonal Arquitectos answered this by designing a large meeting table inspired by an artist’s palette. The post Student Interaction Encouraged by This New Meeting Table Design in Asturias, Spain appeared first on

Classic Bohemian Meets '70s Minimalist — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Jessica Isaac ). Name: Megan Jorgensen. Location: Highland Park — Los Angeles, California. Size: 2 bedroom. Years lived in: Rented 6 months.

backsplashes,tile installers and timelines - Blogger

Tile Excellence

Just the other day I had the experience of meeting someone who had a local tile man(to remain unnamed Who I know personally) replace 6 tiles in their kitchen. Sunday, April 8, 2012. backsplashes,tile installers and timelines. The homeowner had already removed the old tile, then supplied the new tile. And even then this tile guy charged them $500 for the repair. Now I hear this all the time and understand that all folks value their time differently.

Avente Tile Talk: Thanks Tile Heritage Foundation

Tile Talk

There are few things I like more than seeing stunning tile installations, new tile designs and meeting creative tile artists! Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Thanks Tile Heritage Foundation.

The 1970s Meet the 2010s

Apartment Therapy

I''ve been hitting 1970s decor inspiration hard. I love all the wicker, textiles, wood, plants, and natural-toned goodness that it had to offer. But even for those who aren''t as smitten with the era, the 1970s can give you a dose of inspiration that reads more modern than kitsch.

Before & After: Austin Deck Meets Palm Springs Meets Marfa

Apartment Therapy

Celine from Aquahaus participated in this past One Room Challenge , and tackled two outdoor outdoor decks on the roof of her Austin home. Here is one of the two, which she calls "Deck A."

QC Companies Hosts Safety Training Meeting

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

ARDEX Choice Contractor QC Companies had a safety training meeting in between work on the Sanford Fargo Medical Center. Way to go! In the News

ACI’s Best of 2015: The People

Architectural Ceramics

At our annual corporate meeting, we always take some time to show our gratitude to the people who make ACI tick- our employees! Check out the awesome group photo of all the ACI staff at our 2016 Corporate Meeting above (or see it on our Facebook page here !)!

The House of Bedlam: A Madcap "Auntie Mame Meets Bunny Mellon" Country House — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon of Madcap Cottage. Location: High Point, North Carolina. Size: 5,000 square feet. Years lived in: 4 years, owned. If there are any two people most qualified to write the bible on print and pattern mixing, it's John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon, the dynamic designers behind North Carolina- and New York-based interior design firm Madcap Cottage.

Meet Justin Frost

The Tile Shop

Good morning! Justin Frost, our new Assistant Design Development Manager, wanted to share some of his latest events with everyone. Justin travels around the country hosting network events in our showrooms and doing trade shows to promote the Tile Shop.

Contemporary Chic Meets Vintage Modern — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: MGB PHOTO ). Name: Astral Riles. Location: Harvey, Illinois. Size: 990 square feet. Years lived in: Owned 8+ years. Astral is a interior designer , DIY home blogger and fiber artist , and her cozy house in Harvey, Illinois showcases all her loves—as well as design talents! READ MORE ».

Beth's New-Meets-Old Beach Cottage Inspired Bungalow — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Beth Puscheck, owner of Blue Cottage Hill. Location: Villa Park, Illinois. Size: 1,300 square feet. Years lived in: 6 months; owned. Who else lives here: Beth''s boyfriend & their dog, Aaron. A professional beautician by day, Beth''s always had an eye for style.

Julie's Northwoods-Meets-Art Deco Apartment in Minneapolis — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Pin it. Name: Julie Carroll and Frances, the cat. Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota. Size: approximately 700 square feet. Years lived in: 9 months. While visiting my sister in Minneapolis, I recalled a certain House Call that begged for a follow-up.

Get the Look: Eclectic, East Coast-Meets-California Beach Cottage Style — Shop the Style

Apartment Therapy

The result is a blend of eclectic, East Coast-meets-California beach cottage vibe. (Image credit: Emily Billings ). Dave and Hopie are newly-engaged and recent California transplants—and they decorated their 800 square foot apartment in a 1920s Venice Beach house with Rose Bowl Flea finds, hand-me-downs and tons of books. Below, clickable, shoppable resources to get this look. READ MORE ». Tour Feature. Shop the Style. Furniture. Decor & Accessories

East Coast Meets Southwest in Tucson — House Call

Apartment Therapy

Pin it. Name: Theresa Delaney and her boyfriend James. Location: Tucson, Arizona. My boyfriend and I live just north of central Tucson. We love being a quick ten-minute drive from downtown or the University of Arizona, and minutes from our favorite spots in the foothills.

Inside A "Wes Anderson Meets Worst Nightmare" Bathroom Renovation — Ashley's Bathroom Renovation

Apartment Therapy

Pin it. Name : Ashley, Brian, Charlie the Boxer, & Baby on the way. Location : Sterling, IL. Years lived in : 1 1/2 years; owned. Room : Upstairs Bathroom. Room Size : Roughly 120 sq ft.

A Classic Meets Eclectic Montréal Home — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Jan-Nicolas and Vincent. Location: Plateau Mont-Royal — Montréal, Canada. Size: 1,000 square feet. Years lived in: Owned 2 years. As soon as you enter, Jan-Nicolas and Vincent's home can't help but leave an impression. The staircase leading up to their third-story flat is painted a bright, happy yellow. This is the first of many elements that bring a warmth and vitality to their 1000 square foot home.

Weekly Job Site Meetings

Life of an Architect

I know I’ve said before that meetings are a complete waste of time – at least most of them are. Maybe that’s why I like job site meetings as much as I do. Job site meetings are like being part of a non-secret secret club!

Robin's Cambridge Meets "California Cool" Home — House Call

Apartment Therapy

Pin it. Name: Robin. Location: Cambridgeport — Cambridge, Massachusetts. What can I say about our home. in short our home is our dream home but funny enough it started out as a space that we expected to be living in only a few years.

Meet my new favorite possession, a walnut cutting board

Kitchen and Residential Design

Meet my new favorite possession, a walnut cutting board. Meet my new favorite possession, a walnut cutting. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 17 February 2012.

7 Tips for Meeting The Parents This Holiday Season — Home For The Holidays

Apartment Therapy

The dynamics change even more when you're in a brand new relationship, especially if it happens to be the first time you're meeting your partner's family. House Tour: Contemporary Farmhouse Chic in Chelsea. Image credit: William Strawser ).

A "Modern Meets Grandma" California Craftsman — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Open House Tour. Image credit: Jessica Isaac ). Name: Alison , Bob, and Agus Masey. Location: Highland Park — Los Angeles, California. Size: 600 square feet. Years lived in: 5 years; rented. Alison and Bob's mini Craftsman may be petite, but it's loaded with warm and fuzzy anecdotes.

Desk Envy: Lindsay Jackman of The White Buffalo Styling Co.'s Peppy Office-Meets-Playroom

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Lindsay Jackman ). Lindsay Jackman is the Southern small-town gal behind The White Buffalo Styling Co., a lifestyle and design blog dedicated to helping everyone "create a life with style and purpose."

"Zen Monk Meets Pierre Cardin," "Wayfarer Chic," "Sleepy Minimalism" & Other Fun, Fantastic Ways to Describe Your Home's Style

Apartment Therapy

Zen Monk Meets Pierre Cardin". Pin it. Mark Maček's Modern, Warm & Woodsy. When "modern" or "traditional" doesn't begin to describe the style going on at your house, feel free to get creative, heck—get poetic— with how you characterize your home's personality.

Custom Glass Mosaics for the Win!

Architectural Ceramics

For custom designs for your project, please visit one of our 6 showrooms to meet with a designer. January 2016 – Rockville, MD – There’s nothing we love more than fun and exciting custom designs!

Helena's "Laura Ingalls meets Pottery Barn" Cabin — House Call

Apartment Therapy

Pin it. Name: Helena. Location: Springhill — Belgrade, Montana. After almost 5 months of moving around, I finally wanted to create a space all my own. Having a "cabin in the woods" has long been a dream of mine (does anyone NOT have this dream?),

Alison & Jeff's Chill Scandinavian Meets Mid-Century Style — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Pin it. Name: Alison and Jeff Allen (and sons Finn & Gus). Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota. Size: 2,200 square feet. Years lived in: 6 years; Owned. I stumbled upon Alison's home via Instagram and knew right away that I found a gem. A bold teal living room is always a good sign!