Open Door Policy

KB Culture

And here's a little something for the absent-minded among us. This clever door-within-a door feature [aka, 'AddWash'] is quite the convenience.

Implement a One-In-One-Out Policy -- Now

Apartment Therapy

Jane & Dan''s Multifunctional Live/Work Studio. Once the joy of giving and receiving has died down, we often find ourselves with, shall we say. more things than we had last month.

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Hold the Phone: Why You Should Consider a Tech Policy for Your Wedding

Apartment Therapy

Pin it. In today’s always-on world, our smartphones might as well be extensions of our arms. It’s nearly impossible to envision a social gathering where not a single face is looking down at a screen. You can expect your wedding day to be no exception.

Aqua Mix® Grout Release

CUSTOM Insights Blog

It’s like an insurance policy, making the cleanup of typical grout residue faster and easier. Have you ever experienced grout sticking to your tile making cleaup time consuming? There is a better and more efficient way to work. Many common tile types, including porcelain and stone, can pose a challenge during the grouting process. Natural stone, textured tile, matte unpolished porcelain tiles, or tiles with a coating commonly pose a challenge when cleaning grout haze or residue.

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Apartment Therapy Great Debates: Do You Insist on a "Shoes Off" Policy at Home?

Apartment Therapy

There are some debates that loom large in the annals of Apartment Therapy: karate chop pillows, color-coded bookshelves, open kitchen shelving, and ye olde shoes on or shoes off debate. I was curious to see if this debate has changed over the last ten years or if this has always been a great schism in the hive mind of Apartment Therapy readers. So I did some digging *lights imaginary pipe* and I think you'll be interested in my findings. READ MORE ». Organizing & Cleaning. Survey.

The Best Mattress: Rest Easy with Freshome’s Top Pick

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

More often than not, you’re better off going with an affordable mattress with a lenient warranty and return policy. On top of being a luxury mattress with an excellent shipping and return policy, it’s also relatively affordable, preventing any financial-based late-night tossing and turning.

Avente Tile Talk: The Buyer's Guide to Ceramic Tiles

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, June 4, 2013. The Buyers Guide to Ceramic Tiles. Ceramic tiles are materials that can add glamor and value to any part of your home. Although initial cost can be expensive, these tiles are easy to maintain and can stand the test of time.

Avente Tile Talk: Aguayo Cement Tile Factory Tour

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, October 29, 2013. Aguayo Cement Tile Factory Tour. I just returned from a business trip in the Dominican Republic meeting with the owners of the Aguayo Cement Tile Factory.

Avente Tile Talk: Interview with Nutmeg Designs

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. 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.

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What Most People Don't Know About Renter's Insurance

Apartment Therapy

For example, your roommate's renter's insurance policy might not cover your stuff. There's a lot about the roommate experience that can be tricky. Like chores , chores and, uh. chores. But even after you've mastered homekeeping, there are still some things about sharing a home that may come as a surprise. READ MORE ». Resources for Renters. Real Estate. Renting

Avente Tile Talk: Designing with Tile: Fireplaces & Hearths

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Designing with Tile: Fireplaces & Hearths. An ever-increasing back-to-basics philosophy is leading homeowners towards the path of refreshing and renewing the look of their living areas.

These NYC Museums Have Banned Selfie Sticks — Design News

Apartment Therapy

The Museum of Modern Art was the first New York museum to explicitly ban the accessory, which falls in line with their current photo policy. If you''re looking to get a hands-free selfie in front of Starry Night, you''re out of luck.

Avente Tile Talk: Patterned Tiles are Power Play at Coverings 2014

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Patterned Tiles are Power Play at Coverings 2014. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

Avente Tile Talk: Italian Made: Fashionable Tile, Design

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Italian Made: Fashionable Tile, Design. The Italians are famous for their design sense. From the clothing and accessories they design to their timeless architecture and art work, and of course their legendary sports cars.

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What's The Last Thing You Returned? And How Did It Go?

Apartment Therapy

made me think about returns and return policies. A generous return policy encourages us to buy more freely, but how often does that return end up being incredibly frustrating or even impossible? Jennifer's Touch of Hollywood Glamour. Pin it.

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry. Panel of Portuguese ceramic tiles by Jorge Colaço (1922), representing Henry the Navigator at the Sagres Promonory. Lisbon, Pavilhão Carlos Lopes. Photo by Joaquim Alves Gaspar, Lisboa, Portugal.

Avente Tile Talk: New Tile Designs, Installation Products from.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, February 5, 2013. New Tile Designs, Installation Products from Surfaces 2013. Surfaces, the largest U.S.

Avente Tile Talk: Tile Fireplace Design Tips

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Tile Fireplace Design Tips. — Written by Bill Buyok , Avente Tile As February comes to a close, so does this month’s focus on tiled hearths and fireplaces.

Avente Tile Talk: Two-Tone Cement Tile Pattern Creates Serenity

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Two-Tone Cement Tile Pattern Creates Serenity. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry. This recent cement tile installation features a centered pattern so the eye is naturally drawn to the main field pattern.

Avente Tile Talk: Focus on Romana Cement Tile | August 2012

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Wednesday, August 29, 2012. Focus on Romana Cement Tile | August 2012. Project Pick: Romana Cement Tile for Kitchen Backsplash.

Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Stair Treads Provide a Great Look

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, August 21, 2012. Cement Tile Stair Treads Provide a Great Look. When considering handmade cement tile for an installation, customers often ask, "How do I finish a stair riser or stair tread with cement tile?"

Avente Tile Talk: Arabesque & Spanish Cement Tile Designs to Love

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Arabesque & Spanish Cement Tile Designs to Love. Together with Arabesque Spanish floor tiles, our hand-painted La Merced ceramic tiles (from our Barcelona collection) reveal a warm and friendly surrounding.

Avente Tile Talk: The Bellagio Resort: A Mosaic Tile Showcase

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, July 9, 2013. The Bellagio Resort: A Mosaic Tile Showcase. Image via Photographersnature.

Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Designs: From Antiquity to Tomorrow

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Cement Tile Designs: From Antiquity to Tomorrow. In my last blog article, I wrote about the mosaic tile floors of Fishborne Roman Palace in Sussex, England. This article will explore how ancient designs still have a place in modern life.

Avente Tile Talk: Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles. With their Moorish and Spanish influences, Arabesque designs and patterns have remained timeless and always in fashion (think Boho chic and the California missions).

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

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. 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. I must begin this post by saying, thanks!

Avente Tile Talk: Moroccan Tile: In a Class of Its Own

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Moroccan Tile: In a Class of Its Own. Countries with colorful histories have always provided a deep-rooted fascination to outsiders because of their culture, traditions, food, and most importantly, the art produced within the country.

Avente Tile Talk: Creating Cement Tile Molds and Pigments for.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Creating Cement Tile Molds and Pigments for Handmade Tiles: Part 2 of Our Look at ARTO Brick. Handmade products have always intrigued me.

Avente Tile Talk: Spanish Tiles Make Magic

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Spanish Tiles Make Magic. The geometric patterns of Spanish tiles have created alluring charm in homes for centuries. These time-tested patterns still make magic today.

Avente Tile Talk: Custom Cement Tiles Add The Right Touch

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Custom Cement Tiles Add The Right Touch. Project Pick: Custom Cement Tile Design Adds The Right Touch This months Project Pick is from Mark and Erin C.

Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tiles Trend Toward Bold Patterns & Colors

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, September 11, 2012. Cement Tiles Trend Toward Bold Patterns & Colors. Earlier this year I did a guest post for the Gold Notes blog called, Tile Trends from Coverings 2012. I reported that I was seeing a trend to use texture, color, and geometric patterns in tile.

Avente Tile Talk: Create a Spanish Tile Design with Rustic Pavers

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Create a Spanish Tile Design with Rustic Pavers. A beautiful floor tile design really makes a tremendous statement in your room. There is so much more to a floor than the tile itself.

The Best Homeowners Insurance to Safeguard Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Shopping for the right home insurance policy on your own isn’t a simple or fun process. For that reason, we wanted to show you how to pick the best home insurance and the most important things to consider when searching for a provider and policy. It is essential an extended HO3 policy.

Avente Tile Talk: Carter's Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, August 13, 2013. Carters Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and Façades - Disappearing History. When I set out to write this blog article, I intended to put a few words to a photograph of the Poole Arms (in Poole, Dorset, UK,) with its striking green tile fa ç ade.

Avente Tile Talk: Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. Project Pick: Durable, Rustic Spanish Pavers Offer Time-Tested Look.

Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Designs That Impress!

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Cement Tile Designs That Impress! There are only so many materials where imagination and creativity are not only welcomed, but are highly encouraged. One of these materials is tile. For this post, I’d like to focus on cement tile specifically.

Avente Tile Talk: Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012. Project Pick: Hand-Painted Spanish Ceramic Tile Risers Aventes Spanish Tiles are beautifully hand-painted in a variety of colors and patterns on ceramic bisque using time-honored techniques.

Avente Tile Talk: New & Old Cement Tile Patterns Heat up the Strip

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, April 29, 2014. New & Old Cement Tile Patterns Heat up the Strip. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Greetings from Las Vegas! This week Im in Las Vegas making my yearly pilgrimage to Coverings 2014 , an annual tile trade show.

Avente Tile Talk: Spanish Tile Details Charm this Los Angeles.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Spanish Tile Details Charm this Los Angeles Neighborhood. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. The Memorial Day holiday marks the unofficial start of summer for just about everybody in America. I hope you enjoyed yours.

Avente Tile Talk: Pavers, Tiles and Fountains: Mediterranean.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Pavers, Tiles and Fountains: Mediterranean Gardens and Courtyards. It is a warm summer evening in the south of Italy and the garden beckons for company.