Traditional Meets Contemporary in Sophisticated Michigan Home

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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.

Paxton’s Michigan March Madness

Stone Update

Countertop company makes its mark at Detroit b-ball arena and Michigan State campus. Featured Company Insider News

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Bosch Begins Expansion of Technical Center in Plymouth Township, Michigan

The A to Z of Building

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder joined Robert Bosch LLC President Mike Mansuetti and other Bosch executives today in a ceremonial groundbreaking to publicly announce a 220,500-square-foot expansion of

Ann Arbor SPARK Provides Support for Redevelopment of Former Michigan Bell Telephone Building

The A to Z of Building

With support from the Innovate Ypsi program from Ann Arbor SPARK, funded by Washtenaw County, Landline Creative Labs is redeveloping the former Michigan Bell Telephone building in downtown Ypsilanti

St. John Providence Breaks Ground on New 60,000-Square-Foot Outpatient Facility in Michigan

The A to Z of Building

outpatient facility in Howell, Michigan. John Providence has begun construction on a $13.5 million, 60,000 sq.-ft. The new ambulatory care center, located at the Latson Rd. exit on I-96, will

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Begins Construction on New Tribal Village in Hartford, Michigan

The A to Z of Building

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced today that it broke ground on Pokégnek Édawat Hartford, its new Tribal Village located on Red Arrow Highway approximately one mile east of

Miles Distributors, Inc. Announces Management Changes

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a 47 year old distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone, with locations in Traverse City and Wyoming, Michigan and South Bend, Fort Wayne, and Indianapolis, Indiana announces several management changes. CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us. Miles Press Release.

Fixture Fixation

KB Culture

Lake Michigan Bathroom' is an exuberantly detailed ceramic work created by Ann Agee. I need more art. The artwork, with its elaborate pictorial treatment, gives a nod to chinoiserie—but a scrutinizing look reveals very contemporary subject matter, as this close-up of the sink illustrates.

Some new photos.

The Tile Shop

Here''s a new bathroom on our facebook page that comes from Farmington, Michigan. Looks like they combined Claros Silver with granite to create a custom look. Here''s a tub surround from HGTV that I love- glass mixed with white ceramic: I also really like this onyx tub surround.

HanStone Quartz: Direct Sales

Stone Update

Hanwha Surfaces opening warehouses, showrooms to service New England area, Michigan and Ohio. Featured Company News

NTCA Announces New Five Star Contractors

Stone Update

Michigan, Georgia companies added to list of top installation companies. Featured Association Beat News

If Only The Road to the Final Games Were Paved in Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Texas Tech versus Michigan State, and Virginia versus Auburn. We know in March and April, the NCAA Tournament is played on wood-covered basketball courts; but, wouldn’t it be sweet if the elite teams dribbled and passed the ball to the finals on wood-look tile instead?

#FlexBoneFriday Feature: Ceramic Tile & More Owner John Coombs

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When a new 800 square foot bakery was scheduled to open in Michigan, health codes required that all flooring be tile. Half of the space was existing quarry tile and the rest was painted. With an expedited time frame, traditional floor remediation would be too costly and time consuming.

Great Looks & Installations Start Here!

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Sterling Heights, Michigan; and Terrance Trame, Trendell Consulting, LLC: Clayton, Michigan. Mediterranea Ocean Drive. There are few thoroughfares as distinctive as the glamorous strip that hugs the sandy coastline on the southern tip of Miami Beach.

Two Penthouses Merged into Expansive Home: The Chicago Hi-Rise Project

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Developed for a couple of European musicians, the Chicago Hi-Rise project is nestled amongst skyscrapers and offers views of Lake Michigan.

Detroit Downtown Development Authority Approves $52 Million in Construction Contracts for Detroit Events Center

The A to Z of Building

At the recommendation of Olympia Development of Michigan, the Downtown Development Authority approved nearly $52 million in new contracts today for work on the new Detroit Events Center, raising the

Chicago Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

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Based on the way the Chicago River runs, the Loop is both south and east of the river, west of Lake Michigan and north of Van Buren street. The farther east toward Lake Michigan you are in the Loop, the less business-oriented it feels, as there are more shops and tourists.

Advanced Camera Provides Live Streaming Video of Detroit Events Center Construction

The A to Z of Building

Olympia Development of Michigan announced today the launch of a 24/7 live streaming webcam that will allow people worldwide to see real-time, rapid progress being made on construction of The District

Elzinga & Volkers Recognized with Prestigious Diamond Level STEP Award

The A to Z of Building

Elzinga & Volkers (E&V), a leading provider of construction management services, today announced The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) West Michigan Chapter honored the firm with the

Tips for Making All of Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick!

JG Kitchens

It’s the end of January and, if you’re like most folks, your New Year’s resolutions are already falling by the wayside. If they’re not, kudos! You’re on your way to a healthier year and a healthier you.

Wellness by Design Book Preview

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I’ll be sharing exercise with a top Yale Medicine sports doc and self-care tips with a Michigan Medicine sleep doc in the next two weeks. My new book, Wellness by Design: A Room-by-Room Guide to Optimizing Your Home for Health, Fitness and Happiness will publish on May 26.

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Melted Siding: A Reader Question

The Armchair Builder

I live in southwest Michigan and own […]. August 15, 2019 We’ve gotten a lot of questions regarding the window reflections that are continuing to melt vinyl siding. Here is a question that came in today along with the Armchair Builder response. Hello, I just saw your post today about low e windows and melted siding. Owner-Builder

Latest Recipient of the FCICA Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship: Michael Lancaster

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FCICA , headquartered in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. Aliquippa, PA, May 3, 2018 – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, in partnership with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc.

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U.S. Presidents, Former Classmates, Ourselves - All Blessed in Different Ways

JG Kitchens

Since the mid 1970s, a former classmate in a doctoral program at the University of Michigan has been telling us all how much she knew about everything. Just about all would-be lawyers probably wish they could be what U.S. president Donald Trump claims he is : A Genius. Stable. 

Announcing the Latest Recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship: Mark Holman

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

FCICA , headquartered in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. Aliquippa, PA, January 17, 2017 – FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, along with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc.

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Kitchen Sink Caddy

KB Culture

[This post''s a shout-out to my car-crazed friends in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Pleasantville, New York; and Saudi Arabia—you know who you are.] Giving new meaning to take-out dining, this Sixty Special Fleetwood was one of four Cadillac concept cars made in 1956.

Payam Riazati Receives the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

About FCICA: ​FCICA , headquartered in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. Aliquippa, PA, October 18, 2017 – FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, along with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc.

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Weaving Color and Sustainability

Making Tile Modern

Her work has been exhibited at ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation in Chicago, Fibers Arts Network of Michigan, and has received the Curators Choice Award at the Chicago Art Open. Brooke Demos.

Why slip resistance continues to be a “moving target.”

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

static coefficient of friction (COF) when using the English XL test device per ASTM F1679 protocol (this ASTM protocol has now been withdrawn), which OSHA says is based upon studies by the University of Michigan.

20 Dramatic Home Exteriors Proving Black is the New Black

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Black goes to the beach in this Michigan home. When it comes to home design, black may be the new black. Traditionally, the superstition of black exteriors has kept it from being a popular choice for homeowners.

Ani Kasten: In the Rough

Heath Ceramics

She went on to major in English at University of Michigan but also took in a full complement of art electives, like sculpture, printing, painting, drawing. .

How Much House Can I Afford? Here’s a Breakdown by State and Major City

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: How Much Top 5 states where you can get more house for less money Lovely curb appeal in Detroit, Michigan. Michigan | Median House Price: $160,000 | Salary Needed: $40,800 4. Are you planning a move or a relocation ?

President's Message: Introducing our new president, Dan Rea


I was elected to the MIA Board of Directors in November of 2009, representing Zone 4 (Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). Hello fellow MIA members. My name is Dan Rea and I have the honor to serve as your MIA President for 2015.

Shop Xfinity Internet Plans Near You

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Image: SFIO CRACHO/Shuttershock. Xfinity Internet Service. Xfinity is the TV and internet service arm of their parent company, Comcast. They sell internet, television and cable and voice calling services and prefer to bundle all three.

“Preserving the Past – Protecting the Future” by Jeffrey Steele

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Taylor: Within the last two years, we have been directly involved in saving two historic mantels in elementary schools, one in Royal Oak, Michigan, and the other in Cranford, New Jersey. As a child g rowing up in Scotland, Sheila A.

What Is Your State’s Most Popular Design Style? Google Knows!

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Here’s a closer look at your state’s most popular design style Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania Most popular design style: Art Deco Art Deco style is polished and elegant and features soft, curved lines.

Frontier Internet: Reviews, Pricing, & Performance

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Michigan. Frontier internet. Frontier offers TV, phone and internet services. The company serves residential, small-business, and enterprise-level customers. Frontier offers a variety of bundles, helping subscribers save money on internet and phone services.

The Most Searched for Furniture Item in Each State

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The TV stand also came in first in seven states, including Illinois, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

Find AT&T Internet Plans Near You

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AT&T Internet is available in 21 states, including Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. Image: wavebreakmedia/shuttershock. AT&T Internet Service.

Why Millennials Are Moving Home Design Trends

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A Monitoring the Future study by University of Michigan, showed a dramatic increase resulting in 75% of millennials noting that wealth was a very important life attribute. Millennials (who are the up-and-coming home buyers) are beginning to drastically shape home design.

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009: The “Low Cost Modern House”

Life of an Architect

Modern Design used to be about the mechanization of the process thereby making a thing affordable to the masses … but that doesn’t really seem to be the case anymore.

The Best Water Filters of 2016

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Who, in the wake of Flint , Michigan, hasn’t wondered about the quality of their tap water? You’d have to live under a rock not to know how important it is to drink water — and plenty of it — every day. But I must confess: I don’t like it.

I love you Building - Happy Valentine's Day | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

link] Lisa M Smith As a teenager my (now) husband and I used to sneak around the exterior of Richard Meier’s Douglas House, perched high on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. Each time we go home to Michigan, we make a pilgrimage to drive by this house… still love it. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

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