Timeless Design Showcased by Five-Bedroom Home in Pennsylvania

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The post Timeless Design Showcased by Five-Bedroom Home in Pennsylvania appeared first on Freshome.com. Farinelli Construction ‘s custom residential project Street of Dreams 201 4 is one of the most welcoming contemporary cribs we’ve seen lately. Its classic exterior and timeless finishes act as an open invite to exploring the property further. The five-bedroom home was created with an Eco-Friendly, Holistic mindset.

ARDEX Americas Wins Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania Award

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA, April 8, 2017 – ARDEX Americas, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance building products, received the 2017 Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania award by the Pittsburgh Business Times. This marks the fifth time ARDEX Americas has won the award. Over 100 companies entered the competition, and 24 winners were selected across the different categories.

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Pennsylvania Governor, Officials Join Panda Power Funds to Break Ground on 829-MW "Patriot" Generating Station

The A to Z of Building

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and officials from across the Commonwealth joined Panda Power Funds today to break ground on the company’s 829-megawatt combined-cycle “Patriot&rdquo

Industrial Art at the Michener Museum through October 25, 2015: Pennsylvania Labor History

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Walter Emerson Baum (1884-1956) South Side, Easton (Industrial Scene, Easton) c. 1940 Oil on Canvas. James Michener Art Museum, Photo by Wayne Stratz(2015). Stratoz and I went to see the Iron and Coal, Petroleum and Steel: Industrial Art from the Steidle Collection Exhibit at the James Michener Art Museum(on view until October 25, 2015). I’d never seen a steel factory until I moved to Bethlehem, PA, from Canada in 1985.

2CM Porcelain Pavers Stocked in the USA!

Garden State Tile Blog

BROWSE ALBERO BROWSE CALIZA BROWSE CANOVA BROWSE MOUNTAIN STONE BROWSE PENNSYLVANIA BROWSE PIETRA BROWSE QUARTZ BROWSE SPIRIT BROWSE TERRACE. High-style meets advanced durability with 2CM porcelain pavers from Garden State Tile – all manufactured in the USA!

What’s New: 2CM Porcelain Pavers Made in the USA!

Garden State Tile Blog

BROWSE ALBERO BROWSE CALIZA BROWSE CANOVA BROWSE MOUNTAIN STONE BROWSE PENNSYLVANIA BROWSE PIETRA BROWSE QUARTZ BROWSE SPIRIT BROWSE TERRACE. High-style meets advanced durability with 2CM porcelain pavers from Garden State Tile – all manufactured in the USA!

New PPG Regional Headquarters for Architectural Coatings Business Opens in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

The A to Z of Building

PPG Industries today marked the opening of a regional headquarters for its architectural coatings business in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The facility is located in Cranberry Township

Panda Power Funds Signs JV Contract to Develop 1,000MW Power Project in Pennsylvania

The A to Z of Building

Panda Power Funds has entered into a joint venture with Sunbury Generation LP to develop, finance, construct and operate a 1,000 megawatt natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power project near Shamokin

Starting the Day with Peaceful Blue Green: Coffee in a Favorite Mug and a Mat to Rest it On

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Wordless Wednesday Pennsylvania Craft trivetPeaceful Pleasant Springs Pottery Mug of Coffee with Blue Green Mug Mat by Margaret Almon. Trivets and Mug Mats at Nutmeg Designs.

Layne's Geoconstruction Division Receives $132.5 Million Contract for East Branch Dam in Pennsylvania

The A to Z of Building

Layne Christensen Company ("Layne" or the "Company") announced today that its Geoconstruction division has received a $132.5 million contract from the Pittsburgh District, U.S.

MSI Opens Cleveland-area Showroom, Distribution Center

Stone Update

Facility will service all of Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Featured People+Places News

Super Format Tile Training at ARDEX Academy!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Installers from New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio attended the training on proper install techniques, high performance ARDEX installation products and tools for Super Format tile. ARDEX recently hosted Crossville Tile for a Super Format Laminam Tile Installation Training at ARDEX Academy in Pittsburgh, PA. European Tile Masters (ETM) tools were also represented. Community Did You Know

Brush Up on Your Skills: Attend ARDEX Academy Training

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Recently a group of 18 tile installers from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania attended complimentary ARDEX Tile & Stone Installation Systems training in Aliquippa, PA. More than 8,000 installers a year benefit from ARDEX Academy seminars all over North America each year. Check out the schedule here and register today! Did You Know? In the News Tile Tuesday

Hanwha Surfaces Expands in Key Regions

Stone Update

New facility in Pennsylvania next month; Atlanta, West Coast also targeted. Featured Company News

Rockhead Group Adds to Eastern U.S. Lineup

Stone Update

Pennsylvania fabricator is latest member; group will meet in Las Vegas next month. Featured Association Beat News

Kitchen and Residential Design: Lovely, lovely Lancaster

Kitchen and Residential Design

Im back in Florida after my month-long sojourn in the land of my birth, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. My brother Steves back yard on my first morning in Pennsylvania, 30 June 2012. As much as I wanted it not to be true when I was younger, the rolling hills of southern Pennsylvania are part of me. The part of Pennsylvania I once called home predates the United States and the fingerprints of the time when it was a British Colony are all over the place.

Kitchen and Residential Design: New challenges, new location, new.

Kitchen and Residential Design

At some point this winter, Ill be relocating to Pennsylvania and the place where my life began nearly 48 years ago. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 27 November 2012. New challenges, new location, new blog. Posted by Paul Anater. at 6:05 PM. After a couple of years of hemming and hawing, Ive made a decision. I am going to leave Florida and throw myself into a new challenge.

In the Fabric’s Path: Orna Shahar’s Spiral Quilt

Margaret Almon Mosaics

In the Fabric’s Path Quilt by Orna Shahar, Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza, XXI, 2014. In the Fabric’s Path was one of my favorites at the 2014 Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Orna Shahar belongs to the Israel Quilters Association , and also to Encounters Art Quilt Group , with 16 Israeli quilters who meet to learn from each other, and learn from other art forms such as origami, ceramic, metal, papercutting, and glass.

Happy National Coffee Day with a Quilt from Bonnie Dwyer

Margaret Almon Mosaics

National Coffee Day Quilt by Bonnie Dwyer at the Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza, 2014. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Quilts quilts

Construction to Commence on Rapid Bridge Replacement Program

The A to Z of Building

Standing on the site where parts for the state's newest bridges will be fabricated, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that

ARDEX Americas- A Healthiest Employer Winner Once Again!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

We are thrilled we were AGAIN awarded the 2016 Healthiest Employers of Western Pennsylvania prize for 2016! Check out more details here! . Community Did You Know

Getting Ready for Wilmington: Orange Ombre Mirror

Margaret Almon Mosaics

On July 25 & 26th, 2015, I will have my work at the Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair at the Chase Center in Wilmington, DE. Orange Ombre Mirror. Glass, gold smalti, dichroic, ceramic mosaic on wood, 8×10 inches, ©2015 Margaret Almon. I am shepherding my mosaics out of the studio and down the stairs for staging on the dining room table.

Homeowners Redesign Deck with TimberTech's Legacy Collection to Create Perfect Outdoor Space

The A to Z of Building

It may not be your typical impulse buy, but when a Glen Mills, Pennsylvania couple purchased a new hot tub, they decided to replace their aging deck along with it! The existing deck was a

Escape Routes Quilt by Marie du Toit

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Photo by Wayne Stratz at Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza(2014). Escape Routes Quilt by Marie du Toit of South Africa. Based on the Block of the Month Solstice Quilt by Jinny Beyer. Orange Tuesdays Quilts quilts

PPG Marks Completion of $7.8 Million Investment at Coatings Innovation Center

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million investment at its Coatings Innovation Center in Allison Park, Pennsylvania, just 20 minutes from its global headquarters in Pittsburgh. PPG today marked the completion of a $7.8 The upgrades

Spiral in both Quilt and Shell

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza, 2013. For Roger: Quilt by Julie LaRiviere. Photo by by Wayne Stratz. Julie LaRiviere created this quilt is for Roger Beatty, educator at the Cape Cod National Sea Shore, who brought a love of the sea to many children. The nautilus spiral was my first spiral love. Sea Spiral by Margaret Almon. Glass, gold smalti, dichroic, and abalone shell on slate, 7 inches. Quilts nautilus mandala quilt spiral Spiral Saturday

Granite Construction Part of Team for PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project

The A to Z of Building

Granite Construction Incorporated announced today that it is part of a joint venture team that has been selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to deliver the Rapid Bridge

Why does Terrible Tile Use ARDEX Products? “They’re the Best!”

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Not only do they make some of the best mortars ,grouts, floor patches and self levelers, but they are made in western Pennsylvania were I am from. Today’s #TileTalk Testimonial is from Frank Granata, owner of Terrible Tile LLC … “People want know why I use ARDEX products. That is a simple answer in my opinion… They’re the BEST!!

NTCA Awards Ring of Honor to Scott Carothers, CTEF Director of Certification and Training

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Prior to joining CTEF, he was owner of Long’s Tile Company, Altoona, Pennsylvania, for 26 years. Scott Carothers, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation director of certification and training, has received the coveted National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) Ring of Honor for his service to the tile industry and to NTCA.

#TileTuesday: Terrible Tile Installs ARDEX UI 740™ FLEXBONE® Uncoupling Membrane

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

As the NTCA Pennsylvania State director it has my ringing endorsement and I will continue using all ARDEX products in the future!” See what Terrible Tile Owner and NTCA State Director Frank Granata has to say about his experience using ARDEX UI 740™ FLEXBONE® … “This past winter, I conducted a field trial using ARDEX UI 740™ FLEXBONE® …of course I was delighted to participate and it was even better because I would be using this product in my own home!

CUBE® Mobile Mixing Pump In Action

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

This week you can spot the CUBE at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. The CUBE ® mobile mixing pump is designed for outdoor location, eliminating freight elevators and material staging, dust, bag disposal and allowing single source for power and water. Check It Out! Frontpage Articles In the News Innovation

September Service Anniversaries

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Craig Dahl celebrates 10 years with ARDEX Americas as a Sales Professional in Western Pennsylvania. September 24, 2015 marks Kevin Enderle’s 15-year Anniversary with ARDEX Americas. During his tenure with ARDEX, Kevin learned to operate a wide variety of jobs. As a result of his plant operation experience, Kevin moved into the role of Grout Batch Maker in 2012. As ARDEX continues to expand, Kevin’s responsibilities increase.

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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. Originally published by Fishman Flooring Solutions. ARDEX Receives 2017 Vendor Partner Award from Fishman Flooring Solutions. BALTIMORE, MD.,

Flowing Through Orange with a Quilt from Carolyn Carson

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Quilt by Carolyn Carson at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XX, 2013. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Carolyn Carson in her words: Quilts are my medium of choice because they exemplify women’s work historically. In addition, I incorporate yarn that I have spun from wool and other fibers, also exemplary of women’s traditional work. I believe that utilizing traditional techniques in a contemporary way helps to draw attention to the lives of women.

Random Acts of Piecing: Quilt by BJ Titus

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, 2014. Random Acts of Piecing by BJ Titus. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Titus started with one triangle and then randomly chose pieces from her stash of fabric scraps, and the quilt began to take on a life of its own. Random Acts of Piecing is akin to Random Acts of Kindness. Both are about mending and transforming fragments. Titus: Art Quilts. Orange Tuesdays Quilts quilts

Taking Log Cabin Farther: Ann Beech’s Quilt of Thunder Across the Beaches

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Thunder Across the Beaches by Ann Beech, Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza 2013. Photo by Wayne Stratz. This quilt takes Log Cabin into Frank Gehry architecture. Contrast is like breathing room, with the grays and browns framing the bursts of orange and yellow. Check out her quilt In Flanders Fields: After the Battle , which is amazing orange and appropriate for Remembrance Day. Ann Beech Artwork. Orange Tuesdays Quilts

Tips for a Luxurious Kitchen

Conestoga Tile Blog

* Photo: Mother Hubbard Custom Cabinetry, Central Pennsylvania. Have you been desiring a new kitchen? One that is sleek, defined, and elegant. Add instant glam and class to your kitchen with these tips for creating a luxurious kitchen. Tips for a Luxurious Kitchen: Bold Backsplash : Backsplash can add definition and depth to your kitchen’s walls, but have you ever considered only using backsplash in one specific area?

Vote Avonworth Middle School Students!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Recently a group of dedicated middle schoolers from Avonworth school district in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania visited ARDEX Americas corporate campus to complete a “What’s so cool about manufacturing” video. Their hard work paid off! Click to watch the video and vote for them to win the “Dream It, Do It” video contest by Catalyst Connection

Farm to Easel at Exhibit B Gallery in Souderton, PA through 2/9/19

Margaret Almon Mosaics

All work includes farm-related subjects from the Pennsylvania landscape to images of quilts, farm animals, the harvested bounty and beyond. Sunshine and Shadow Log Cabin Quilt Block by Margaret Almon. My Sunshine and Shadow Log Cabin Quilt Mosaic is on display at “Farm to Easel” at the Exhibit B Gallery Annual Winter Group Show. 20+ artists and 30+ paintings from artists far and wide. The show continues thru 2/9/19. Farm to Easel at Exhibit B Gallery.

Let There Be Light: Quilt by Linda Dixon Inspired by a Mosaic

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Let There Be Light by Linda Dixon, at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XX. When Stratoz and I went to the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XX, this quilt was one of the first to catch my eye. Photo by Wayne Stratz. When I looked up Linda Dixon , I discovered a post on her blog where she describes being inspired by a mosaic dome at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.

Avente Tile Talk: Interview with Nutmeg Designs

Tile Talk

House numbers on Pennsylvania slate had an immediate positive response from our clients. Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Interview with Nutmeg Designs. Todays post is the first in an occasional series exploring Tile Artisans. I hope to share their love of tile by discovering both their techniques and inspirations. Social media allows me to find and connect with these amazing tiles artisans that I never knew existed - some around the corner and others across the globe.

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10-years! Adopt a Highway – ARDEX / Todd Road

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

ARDEX Americas was recently recognized for 10-years of service for maintaining Todd Road as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) “ Adopt a Highway ” program. ARDEX participates in the effort to keep Pennsylvania litter-free and beautiful, earning community service credits and staying involved as dedicated, civic-minded organization.