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CANTON, OH (July 28, 2014) – Three members of the tile industry donated tile and installation materials to tile eight Habitat for Humanity homes in Norlina, North Carolina, in April.

Emser Tile Opens Branch in Raleigh, North Carolina

The A to Z of Building

Emser Tile's newest location has officially opened in Raleigh, North Carolina. The new branch increases the number of Emser sales and service locations to 59 and provides additional sales

MIA and Stone World Magazine Discuss Cost and Pricing with North Carolina Fabricators


The North Carolina Stone Summit, which featured a discussion by G.K. The North Carolina Stone Summit is part of a greater MIA and Stone World magazine Stone Industry Education Series. On March 20 th , the MIA and Stone World magazine took their Fabricator Town Hall Meeting to Cosmos Granite and Marble in Raleigh, NC. Naquin of Stone Interiors, attracted nearly 40 fabricators from 22 companies and five states.

Japanese Design Inspires Modern Clark Court Residence in North Carolina

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

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North Carolina Home with the Ultimate Environmentalist Cred

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This comfortable and stylish family home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina received major environmentalist cred recently by going net positive.

Acrow Bridge Completes Installation of Steel Pipe Trestle Bridge at Port of Wilmington in North Carolina

The A to Z of Building

Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, announced that it has recently completed the installation of a permanent, steel pipe trestle bridge at the Port of

Gemma Power Systems Receives Full NTP to Build 475MW Power Project in North Carolina

The A to Z of Building

Gemma Power Systems, LLC (GPS) has received full Notice to Proceed (NTP) to begin activities under an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services contract with NTE Carolinas LLC, an

Wood Partners Breaks Ground for its 15th Apartment Community in Charlotte, North Carolina

The A to Z of Building

Wood Partners, LLC has broken ground on Alta Berewick, a 266-unit multifamily community located on 16 acres at 5503 Dixie River Road in Charlotte. Construction is expected to be complete by December

Principal Solar to Build 78.5MW AC Solar Facility in Hope Mills, North Carolina

The A to Z of Building

Principal Solar, Inc., a solar power company that is creating a utility-scale operation, announced today that it will build the largest solar facility east of the Rockies. The project, located in

ET Solar, Geenex Start Construction on Utility-Scale Solar Project in Halifax County, North Carolina

The A to Z of Building

ET Solar Energy Corp. "ET Solar"), a leading smart energy solutions provider, announced that its U.S. subsidiary ET Capital, with Geenex, a leading solar energy developer, have closed

Why I Forgive Restoration Hardware…

The Ace of Space

Architectural Detail Art Bathrooms Bedrooms Easy Updates for the Home Fabrics Furnishings Inspiration Lighting Living Rooms Mirrors Neutrals Rustic/Modern Charlotte Josh Schoenfelder kohler North Carolina Furnishings Stores Restoration Hardware. Over the 4th we packed the car full of swim toys, new luggage (I retired my well-worn set after it survived the injustices of being relegated to cargo on too many occasions to count), and picnic baskets.

A Tradition of Tiling Excellence, Guaranteed

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

George, who lives in Lexington, North Carolina, grew up in the tile business. This tiled entryway in Winston-Salem, North Carolina was among the first installations that George completed using FLEXBONE.

GIO News: A Recent Installation at Agility Fuel Systems


GIO recently played a part in the design of Agility Fuel Systems’ new 204,000 square foot production facility in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Researchers Develop New Technique to Track Water in Concrete Structures

The A to Z of Building

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new technique for tracking water in concrete structures – allowing engineers to identify

Edgewater Studio Profiled in Design Today

Edgewater Studio

“Wall Couture”, in the April edition of North Carolina’s Design Today, profiles recent trends in unique wall coverings. A great profile of “nouveau” designer wallpapers, that have been seeing a resurgence in popularity.

Building Materials to Detect Uranium & Plutonium Residues

The A to Z of Building

A team of researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a method that can establish whether bricks – the standard building material – have ever been near a radiological

#FLEXBONEFRIDAY Coastal Custom Tile Shares Unique Benefit!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Coastal Custom Tile Owner Jacob Harris and his team recently tried ARDEX UI 740 FLEXBONE and here’s what he had to say about it: “Our business is in Outer Banks, North Carolina where very tall homes are common.

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

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Holman, who works for Garmon and Company, is from Charlotte, North Carolina. He studied Civil Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and opened a commercial flooring installation business.

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Lucideon Collaborates with NCSU to Provide Construction Testing Services in the US

The A to Z of Building

Lucideon, the materials technology company, has extended its construction services in the US and entered into collaboration with North Carolina State University (NCSU). The partnership will provide

ARDEX Receives 2017 Vendor Partner Award from Fishman Flooring Solutions

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

It has approximately 230 employees and 36 branches serving Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Skanska to Construct Rex Heart and Vascular Hospital in Raleigh, USA

The A to Z of Building

Skanska has signed a contract to construct the Rex Heart and Vascular Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. The contract is worth USD 93 M, about SEK 630 M, which will be included in order

GIO Welcomes Charlotte Native Greg Capell to the Sales Team!


North Carolina born and bred, Greg Capell joined the GIO team in July as regional sales manager for the Charlotte, Raleigh, Winston-Salem and Greensboro areas.

ENVIRO AgScience Earns LEED Platinum Certification for French Creek Mess Hall at Camp Lejeune

The A to Z of Building

has successfully completed the design-build construction of the French Creek Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, earning Leadership in Energy and ENVIRO AgScience, Inc.

Lowe Enterprises Investors and Blue Ridge Realty Partner on Raleigh Multifamily Gramercy Apartment Project

The A to Z of Building

Lowe Enterprises Investors, on behalf of an investment client, has teamed with developer Blue Ridge Realty on The Gramercy apartment project in Raleigh, North Carolina. The 203-unit mixed-use

New Office Building in High Point Features GIO’s “Midtown” Porcelain Stoneware in its Lobby


Home Meridian International, the parent company of Pulaski Furniture, Samuel Lawrence Furniture and other brands, recently relocated its High Point, North Carolina corporate headquarters to a new office building near its existing location at the Premier Center business park.

High Point Fall 2015 :: A Really Big Show

The Ace of Space

Where a small, sleepy town in North Carolina was transformed into the epicenter of the global design stage. High Point Market, those three words sum up a twice yearly migration of design-centric individuals.

These Tiny Homes Let You Try Before You Buy

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

They offer their service in several locations around the United States: you can spend a few days in the relaxing wilderness of Oregon or in the bustling center of Charlotte, North Carolina. Have you been thinking about a tiny home, but not sure if you’re ready to make the leap?

Get The Latest Anthropologie Home Pieces at Nordstrom Now

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

All images: Nordstrom Mimira appetizer plates by North Carolina ceramicist Lindsay Emery. Nordstrom is known for their incredible customer service, easy online shopping experience and very generous return policies.

Vannoy Construction Completes ARDEX Concrete Management Systems™ Project!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Vannoy Construction is completing an ARDEX Concrete Management Systems ™ project in Charlotte, North Carolina. ARDEX Sales Professionals Coburn Murray, Andy Smith and Kim Hogan are the DREAM TEAM.

Butterfly in Flight: Stanton Macdonald-Wright and Synchromism

Margaret Almon Mosaics

1 by Stanton Macdonald-Wright(1955), North Carolina Museum of Art. I grew up in Canada, and prefer going north in the summer, but Stratoz and I made a rare venture south for vacation. Flight of the Butterfly No. Photo by Wayne Stratz.

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

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Coastal Living Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississipi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee Most popular design style: farmhouse Farmhouse design is alive and well, thanks to the popularity of Chip and Joanna Gaines ‘ show, “Fixer Upper.”

Fresh Find: Recycled Rope Magazine Rack

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Made to order in Maine using the same rope used by lobstermen, with a frame of copper pipe from North Carolina, it stands 21 inches high and 15 inches wide.

The Best Allergy-Friendly Flowers for Your Garden

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

They thrive in a wide variety of environments — you can find them growing everywhere from North Carolina to Southeast Asia — but always need a good amount of water. Allergy-friendly flowers make it possible for you to enjoy your garden this summer.

Friday's closing thoughts.


I took this picture near Ceasar''s Head North Carolina in May 2009. It has been a really busy week and with the week coming to a close I would like to leave you with this beautiful picture. Photography has always been a passion of mine and I find it to be a wonderful artistic outlet.

Promotions Abound at Slifer Designs

Design With an Attitude

This group recently got back from the High Point Furniture Market in North Carolina, which is the mecca of home furnishings and design – for industry members only. The world of retail is exciting – spotting new trends, shaking things up and discovering the hottest find.

A new season begins

Entra Magazine

It may be 75 degrees in Los Angeles but it''s the first day of fall (yes, LA does have one), and in its honor, we bring you North Carolina artist Nancy Darrell ''s woodcut and linoleum prints.

Rock Star Artist Sean Yseult Unveils New Line of Wallpaper Designs

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A dancing dream takes a detour Yseult left home at the age of 11 to attend the prestigious Preparatory Dance Program at the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston Salem, N.C. Flora and fauna play a significant role in the designs of artist Sean Yseult.

Highlights from High Point

Design With an Attitude

The Slifer Designs Retail Team set out to conquer the High Point Market in North Carolina earlier this month. For the uninitiated: the market happens twice per year and is only open to industry members. The market is comprised of more than 2000 vendors, 180-plus buildings with 11.5

Q&A with Ari Weinzweig

Heath Ceramics

Or, “I appreciate my good friend in North Carolina, Lex Alexander, for teaching me how to do appreciations twenty years ago.” Looking at the surface, you might not think Zingerman’s and Heath have much in common.

Entra Magazine: The magic behind the lens - Blogger

Entra Magazine

1983 Dennis Hopper, in his painting studio, North Carolina. Timothy Yarger Fine Art 354 North Bedford Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210 310-278-4400. MAGAZINE. ABOUT. RESOURCES. CONTACT. Tuesday, October 11, 2011. The magic behind the lens.