2014 TCNA Mexico Update

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From its five founding members, TCNA Mexico''s membership has grown to 36 companies supporting Tile Council projects in Mexico. This total includes 11 tile manufacturers (representing 99% of the tile manufactured in Mexico), 13 associate installation materials members, and 13 associate raw material supplier members.

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Ramiro Chaves talks Design Culture Mexico

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As part of Carla Fernández: Design Culture Mexico , we’re excited to include the work of Argentina-born visual artist Ramiro Chaves , who’s called Mexico home since 2002. Working and living at the intersection of art, architecture, and history in his adopted hometown of Mexico City, far from his Cordoba roots, Ramiro has the unique perspective of being an outsider and observer of the very Mexican art scene in which he’s immersed. I came to Mexico for 1 year to study.

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Carla Fernández: Design. Culture. Mexico.

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Mexico. Recognized for her award-winning work in design and social innovation collaborating with artisans within Mexico’s indigenous communities, Carla’s approach to design helps preserve and elevate the rich textile heritage of Mexico. highlight heath ceramics events boiler room san francisco design fashion culture mexico art carla fernandez isabella stewart gardner museum

Get The Look: Granada Tile Travels To Mexico City

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Here are some quick snapshots from our recent trip to Mexico City. Get Inspired Get the Look Ardoz Cluny custom tile Echo Collection get the look Granada Tile travels Kiev Long Chevron Waves Maldon Mexico City Mini Collection Minis Collection NormandyWe love traveling not only because we get to see amazing places but also because we discover amazing cement tile floors and wall tiles. Above, this black, white and grey tile design caught our eye. Like this look?

Week of May 4, 2020 – Cinco de Mayo

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A thriving example of this is seen through the annual celebration of Mexico’s triumph over French forces in the 19th century Battle of Puebla, more commonly known as Cinco de Mayo. AD100 Designer Rodman Primack Reveals his Mexico City Residence , Architectural Digest. Located in the sprawling metropolis of Mexico City, Rodman Primack’s apartment is outfitted with several eye-catching items that come together to tell a larger story. Top 5 Design Posts of the Week.

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Contemporary 8A House in Mexico Unveiling Private Gardens and Patios

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8A House was recently completed by Dionne Arquitectos in Puebla, a vibrant city in Mexico. Photos by: Patrick López & Pupe Fabre ] The post Contemporary 8A House in Mexico Unveiling Private Gardens and Patios appeared first on Freshome.com. The south facade of the project may lead one to think this is a modern home design based on a symmetric approach.

The weaving and tailoring workshops for Design Culture Mexico,

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The weaving and tailoring workshops for Design Culture Mexico , our April show at Heath SF curated by Renee Zellweger of Summer School, offer an immersive cultural experience for beginners and pros alike. Enjoy music brought to you by the award-winning Club Unicornio, sample wine from Matthiasson along with some light food, and explore Mexico’s hot artistic and cultural scene before the show opens to the public the following day.

Pivoting Doors Welcome Nature Inside This Family Retreat in Mexico

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Envisioned as a family retreat for a couple’s retirement, Casa Meztitla makes the most of the rocky landscape at the foot of Tepozteco mountain in Mexico. The post Pivoting Doors Welcome Nature Inside This Family Retreat in Mexico appeared first on Freshome.com. Studio EDAA used volcanic rock and cement blocks to partially camouflage the building walls. The only element that reveals itself to the outside world — a massive monolithic white box that emerges through the foliage.

New Mexico Inspirations

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When you read this, I will be arriving in New Mexico for my first trip there. I have always wanted to visit Santa Fe and took the opportunity to add on a few days there to my Bataan Memorial Death March endurance event. Here are some of the artworks, interiors, scenery and flavors I’m looking forward to seeing in the Land of Enchantment in a new Pinterest Board. I love the contrast between vivid sky and neutral ground. Photo Courtesy: Visions of Bliss on Pinterest

Design Based on Expectation and Surprise: Barrancas House in Mexico City

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A 1970s house in Mexico City was converted by EZEQUIELFARCA architecture & design into a contemporary family home with a bold look. Photography: Jaime Navarro, Roland Halbe ] The post Design Based on Expectation and Surprise: Barrancas House in Mexico City appeared first on Freshome.com.

Design Based on Expectation and Surprise: Barrancas House in Mexico City

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A 1970s house in Mexico City was converted by EZEQUIELFARCA architecture & design into a contemporary family home with a bold look. Photography: Jaime Navarro, Roland Halbe ] The post Design Based on Expectation and Surprise: Barrancas House in Mexico City appeared first on Freshome.com.

Bracelets made in Mexico by the craftsman who make traditional.

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Bracelets made in Mexico by the craftsman who make traditional hot chocolate whisks. Come check out all the amazing work by @carlafernandezmx the show opens today at the Heath SF boiler room. (at at Boiler Room @ Heath Ceramics

Two-Level Courtyard and Garden Dream Home in Mexico City

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Spreading over 650 square meters, this imposing dream home rises in Mexico City, promises this bustling urban community a modern take on possible lifestyles. Known as Casa Sierra Leona , the home in the colonia Lomas de Chapultepec, just outside Mexico City, has risen is the shape of a modern juxtaposition of volumes. Those who want a dream home in Mexico City will be thrilled to see the interiors unfolding in photos by Nasser Malek Hernández.

Lightweight Geometry Exhibited by Penthouse MK in Mexico City

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Envisioned in Mexico City, Mexico, Penthouse MK by Archetonic is a 424 square-meter home offering vantage perspectives over the city. Photography by Rafael Gamo] The post Lightweight Geometry Exhibited by Penthouse MK in Mexico City appeared first on Freshome.com. Apartments contemporary apartment design Mexico penthouse

TCNA-Mexico Unveils Trade Event This Fall

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Obra Blanca Expo set for October in Mexico City. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

Last day to catch Carla Fernández: Design Culture Mexico in the.

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Last day to catch Carla Fernández: Design Culture Mexico in the Boiler Room at Heath SF. Come explore this great collection (and escape Bay to Breakers madness.) (at at Heath Ceramics San Francisco

Luxurious Mexico Residence with Multiple Outdoor Living Spaces

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Luxurious Mexico Residence with Multiple Outdoor Living Spaces. Architecture › Luxurious Mexico Residence with Multiple Outdoor Living Spaces. Olson Kundig Architects completed the design and development of the luxurious Mexico Residence located on a sandy beach in Baja. ” With expansive sea views from every interior, this Mexico beach abode inspires a perpetual holiday feel. Modern Home in Mexico Incorporating Its Natural Environment. Best Of.

Prefabricated House in Mexico Inspired by Love for the Outdoors

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This prefabricated house in Mexico offers a total living area of 1722 square feet (approximately 160 square meters). The U-shaped prefabricated house in Mexico features an optimum indoor-outdoor connection. The post Prefabricated House in Mexico Inspired by Love for the Outdoors appeared first on Freshome.com. The Mexican architectural firm SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos designed the unconventional Casa Molina residence.

We’re so excited that the opening for Carla Fernández: Design.

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Mexico. Tickets to tomorrow night’s opening benefit will be available at the door as well as on our site , but if you can’t make it, don’t worry— Design Culture Mexico will be open to the public all day Sunday! highlight around the store boilerroomsf heath ceramics san francisco events carla fernández ramiro chaves mexico cookbook unelefante heath tile design culture mexico We’re so excited that the opening for Carla Fernández: Design. Culture. is (almost) here.

Contemporary Homes in Valle de Bravo Have Us Dreaming of Mexico

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Photography by Rafael Gamo and information courtesy of Weber Arquitectos ] The post Contemporary Homes in Valle de Bravo Have Us Dreaming of Mexico appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture Avant-Garde Style contemporary home design Houses in Mexico open spacesFive Houses , by Weber Arquitectos , combines the feeling of being surrounded by lush vegetation with accessibility to modern amenities.

Viva Mexico! Celebrating the Art of Mexican Tile on Cinco de Mayo

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Admit it, when you read the title of this post, you immediately thought of Talavera tiles (those brightly colored tiles we always associate with gaudy Mexican restaurants in the US (restaurants in Mexico don’t actually decorate with those–unless they’re trying to appeal to tourists).

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Complex Modern Penthouse Offering Panoramic Views Over Mexico City

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Penthouse Diamante is located in Mexico City, Mexico and displays a contemporary style with simple lines and seemingly floating furniture units. ” [Photography by Rafael Gamo] The post Complex Modern Penthouse Offering Panoramic Views Over Mexico City appeared first on Freshome.com. Not too long ago, we published a gallery depicting a penthouse design by Archetonic , a project where lightweight geometry was the key of a clean, modern design scheme.

Six Parabolic Modules Shape Up Original House Design in Mexico

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The story of this house in Mexico begun when architecture firm PRODUCTORA was challenged to re-purpose six parabolic modules: “A friend of ours inherited of a number of polyester structures recovered from a modular house where they used to spend their weekends in the 1970s. The owners bought a new plot of land in a small town, about one hour from Mexico City in order to accommodate these fiberglass shapes”, the architects explained.

From the weekend in #MexicoCity. #tilemakestheroom (at Mexico.

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tilemakestheroom (at Mexico City, Mexico). From the weekend in #MexicoCity. tilemakestheroom mexicocity

Colorful Mosaic Wall Highlights B+H 45 Project in Mexico

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Ponce Arquitectos completed the design and development of B+H 45 Residence , a challenging project located in the historical center of Merida in Yucatan, Mexico. Photographs: Alberto Cá ceres ] The post Colorful Mosaic Wall Highlights B+H 45 Project in Mexico appeared first on Freshome.com. Complying with the local building legislation meant preserving original masonry walls and the reinforced concrete slabs on the site.

Perfect Venue for Friend Gatherings: Original Tepoztlan Lounge in Mexico

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This one is located in the small town of Tepoztlan, 50 kilometers away from the vibrant Mexico City, in a relaxing setting, neighbored by and including beautiful mature trees. Find this idea Mexico escape venue as inspiring as we do? Photography by Diego Berruecos and Sandra Pereznieto ] The post Perfect Venue for Friend Gatherings: Original Tepoztlan Lounge in Mexico appeared first on Freshome.com.

Diesel Departures

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This time the location is Mexico; a land in which vibrant styles come together to offer a landscape of fascinating contrasts and new perspectives. Mexican Cement by Iris Ceramica and Diesel Living. The fruitful partnership between Iris Ceramica and Diesel Living will be on show once again at Milan Design Week 2018, with five new collections that offer original ideas for high-end hospitality and contract projects. Boss Metallic Grey from Stage by Diesel Living and Iris Ceramica.

Sustainable Family Crib in Mexico Embedding Privacy Protection

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Designed by Grupo Arquitectura , this modern family crib known as Dalias House is located in Mexico City. The post Sustainable Family Crib in Mexico Embedding Privacy Protection appeared first on Freshome.com. Concrete and steel make up the basic structure of the Dalias House. Glass comes in to offer an openness that helps integrate the outdoors in the interior spaces and create an unbreakable bond between the two.

Beachfront Home in Mexico Offers a Tropical Escape

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Studio MAIN OFFICE designed Casa LT , a modern beachfront home in Mexico. The post Beachfront Home in Mexico Offers a Tropical Escape appeared first on Freshome.com. It stands on the beachfront of the idyllic village of Sayulita, an area known for surfing getaways and mountain biking.

Balancing Comfort and Formality: Modern Matatena Offices in Mexico

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When developing the design plans for Matatena Headquarters (a creative drawing association based in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico), Desnivel Architects aimed at creating an environment that was not office-like, yet not too formal either. The post Balancing Comfort and Formality: Modern Matatena Offices in Mexico appeared first on Freshome.com.

New Mexico? Arizona?…Maybe Texas?

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The two top states that I would love to move to are New Mexico and Arizona because I don’t want to have to deal with snow anymore when I retire. The post New Mexico? I have been thinking a lot about moving. I LOVE my house, but I was thinking that I would love to retire at 62, and if having a mortgage is going to prevent me from retiring sooner rather than later, then I would sell it. I am not going to be a slave to a mortgage until I am 80 years old.

Wood Warms Modern Mexico Apartment in Unexpectedly Creative Ways

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Completed by Kababie Architects in Mexico City, Apartment KG is a contemporary home defined by an original design scheme. ” What do you find most inspiring about this modern Mexico apartment? Photography by Jaime Navarro] The post Wood Warms Modern Mexico Apartment in Unexpectedly Creative Ways appeared first on Freshome.com.

Celebrating Distinctions in Mexican History and Tile

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Mexico is a country whose customs are rich in tradition, be it celebrating a day in history like Cinco de Mayo with an elaborate festival, or hand-crafting Saltillo tile almost the same way today as was done at its conception decades ago. Americans often mistake Cinco de Mayo for Mexico’s Independence Day. Cinco de Mayo is often confused with Mexico’s Independence Day. Mexico’s independence doesn’t come however, until two decades later.

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Contemporary Home in Mexico Features Glass Walls and Steel Bridges

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The contemporary home, La Casa en el Bosque , in Mexico City, Mexico, is composed of two volumes connected by steel bridges and glass flooring and walls. The post Contemporary Home in Mexico Features Glass Walls and Steel Bridges appeared first on Freshome.com. One of the structures houses the living areas, while the other holds the laundry and service wing.

CEMEX Mexico Develops Fire- and Explosion-Resistant Concrete

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“CEMEX”) announced today that CEMEX Mexico developed a fire- and explosion-resistant concrete. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. The company designed this solution specifically to safeguard the Data

Sustainable House in Mexico Offers Flexible Living Space

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Paul Cremoux Studio completed Casa Nirau , an upgrade of a two-story family home in Mexico City. Photos courtesy of Paul Cremoux Studio] The post Sustainable House in Mexico Offers Flexible Living Space appeared first on Freshome.com. The sustainable house offers a flexible lifestyle, merging indoor and outdoor activities.

Another house covered in tiny tiles while wandering the streets.

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Another house covered in tiny tiles while wandering the streets of Mexico City last week. lookingup #tilemakestheroom (at Mexico City, Mexico). lookingup tilemakestheroom

Preparations are underway for Carla Fernández: Design Culture.

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Preparations are underway for Carla Fernández: Design Culture Mexico at Heath SF , and the show is coming to life in more ways than one. highlight heath ceramics carla fernandez design culture mexico boilerroomsf san francisco events eco fashion sustainable fashion The textures, the colors, and the craftsmanship of each of her pieces are studies in themselves. We can’t wait to share it all with you April 18th in the Boiler Room. Check out the events page here.

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Creative Family Home in Mexico Providing Opulent Modern Living: Vista Clara Residence

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Mexico based architecture studio lineaaquitectura.mx The 635 square-meter house is located in La Vista Country Club, one of the most exclusive neighborhoods of the city of Puebla, Mexico. The post Creative Family Home in Mexico Providing Opulent Modern Living: Vista Clara Residence appeared first on Freshome.com. completed the design and development of Vista Clara , an imposing three-level family residence offering luxurious modern living.

Here’s a wider shot of the house clad in tiny tiles.

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tilemakestheroom (at Mexico City, Mexico). Here’s a wider shot of the house clad in tiny tiles. tilemakestheroom

Heath Visits: Caravana Americana

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Mexico City. With its rich history and culture–not to mention its top-notch food and bar scene–Mexico City has long been the go-to source of inspiration for many of our coolest friends. Mexico. to the Boiler Room last year, our eyes have been opened to the unique role Mexico (and Mexico City in particular) plays in the Latin American landscape. highlight heath ceramics caravana americana mexico city design art fashion trade show event

Private Terraces Establishing A Strong Indoor-Outdoor Dialogue: Casa SE in Mexico

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Located in the western parts of Guadalajara, Mexico, Casa SE was especially envisioned by Elías Rizo Arquitectos for a family of four adults. The post Private Terraces Establishing A Strong Indoor-Outdoor Dialogue: Casa SE in Mexico appeared first on Freshome.com. According to the architects, the residence is structured on two levels, with the first floor encompassing the public areas of the house, and the second floor containing the dormitories and various terraces.

Get hands on with Carla

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Mexico. highlight carla fernández design culture mexico heath ceramics san francisco boilerroomsf eco fashion sustainable fashion Carla Fernández is arriving this week at Heath SF to get ready for Design. Culture. which runs from April 18 to May 17.