Tactile Elegance: The Portugal Collection from Crossville

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Inspired by Portuguese Atlantic Dark limestone, the look captured in the Portugal collection from Crossville features a subtle, organic surface that delivers a sophisticated, tactile elegance. Browse the Portugal Collection.

Remarkable Design Shaping Modern House in Portugal 

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Flaunting its surprising architecture on a triangular plot in the city of Leiria, this modern house in Portugal defines its owner’s happiness. The intersection is punctuated by stairs connecting the three-floor modern house in Portugal. Generously sized and beautifully executed, the modern house in Portugal pushes architectural limits towards heavy customization. The post Remarkable Design Shaping Modern House in Portugal appeared first on Freshome.com.

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Stunning Stone House in Rural Portugal

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This charming stone house located in rural Portugal was in need of an upgrade. We feel inspired by the genuine character displayed by this stone house in Portugal. Photography by André Cepeda ] The post Stunning Stone House in Rural Portugal appeared first on Freshome.com. Architects Nuno Brandão Costa took on the challenge of renovating and extending the building in Melgaço, a village in Viana do Castelo District.

Refurbished Stone House in Portugal Unveils Modern Interiors

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The Eira House , located in the city of Vale de Cambra, Portugal, was completely refurbished, without compromising its original architecture features. Photography: Soraia Oliveira The post Refurbished Stone House in Portugal Unveils Modern Interiors appeared first on Freshome.com. Rehabilitating a century-old stone construction of 400 square meters (4,305 square feet) was a challenging task for the team at AR Studio Architects.

Perfectly Balancing Rural and Urban Lifestyles: House JA in Portugal

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located on the north-center of Portugal, House JA by Filipe Pina and Maria Ines Costa was envisioned to combine a rural and urban lifestyle. Information provided via e-mail by Filipe Pina and Maria Ines Costa; Photography: Joao Morgado ] The post Perfectly Balancing Rural and Urban Lifestyles: House JA in Portugal appeared first on Freshome.com.

Summer vacation! Tile hunting in Portugal and Spain for the next.

Heath Ceramics

Tile hunting in Portugal and Spain for the next 3 weeks. (at Summer vacation! at porto

Add Fuel to the Façade

Diary of a Tile Addict

Add Fuel – Private commission, Portugal, 2018 Photo Credit: ©Diogo Machado. Add Fuel – Private commission, Portugal, 2018 Photo Credit: ©Diogo Machado. Add Fuel – Private commission, Portugal, 2018 Photo Credit: ©Diogo Machado. Incredible counterfeit ceramicist Diogo Machado – aka Add Fuel – continues to paint his mark on the world. A uniquely wonderful private commission in his Portuguese homeland is certainly one way to tile a façade.

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Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and.

Tile Talk

Ceramic tile façade in Portugal. Portugal is a land of Medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities and golden-sand beaches, history, great food and wine, and beautiful scenery. Map of Portugal. In Portugal, the tiles (or Azulejos in Portuguese) that cover the country’s buildings are a distinctive part of this land. The terrace of the Four Seasons Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal, pays homage to the use of the country’s ceramic tile heritage.

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry

Tile Talk

Photo by Joaquim Alves Gaspar, Lisboa, Portugal. According to the curators of the Palácio Nacional de Sintra (National Palace of Sintra) in Portugal, the use of azulejos (a form of Portuguese or Spanish painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tile) in decoration is unique when compared with other countries by the way it adapts to architecture on a monumental scale. Now, you too can bring the look and feel of Portugal into your home by using our Portuguese Ceramic Tiles in your next project.

The Wall Project

Diary of a Tile Addict

Until 7th October 2019 her work will be on show at The Land of the Glazed Cities: 500 years of Azulejo in Portugal in the Palace Museum , Beijing. 3D tiles Art and Artists Artisanal Tiles Design Geometric tiles Hand-made Tiles Portugal Tile Designers Beijing low temperature fired tiles Maria Ana Vasco Costa MAVC Mostyn Open Palace Museum Portuguese artist Portuguese Tiles The Wall Project tile designerLisbon based artist Maria Ana Vasco Costa is a treasure of the ceramic world.

House in Portugal Uses Steep Slope to Its Advantage

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Architects Carvalho Araújo completed Gerês House , a modern home in Gerês, Portugal. ” The house, nestled in Portugal’s only national park, has a substantial concrete base topped by a wooden volume. Photos and information courtesy of Carvalho Araújo] The post House in Portugal Uses Steep Slope to Its Advantage appeared first on Freshome.com. The design team initially took on the challenge of updating a residence on the upper part of the sloped site.

‘Black Box’ in Portugal Remodel Hides Some Surprises

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Inês Brandão Architecture completed the design of Casa Celeiro , a stylish remodel in Monte Real, Portugal. ” What are your thoughts on the unusual addition in this Portugal remodel? Photography by João Morgado] The post ‘Black Box’ in Portugal Remodel Hides Some Surprises appeared first on Freshome.com. The young family living here wanted to pay tribute to the 50-year-old building that was once half barn, half housing.

Form Fitted Fixtures

Diary of a Tile Addict

Kneaded Memory”, Beaufort04, Belgium, 2012 / Public ART, Porto Cit, Portugal, 2015. 3D tiles Art and Artists Portugal Weird & Wonderful architectural decor artist belgium Blankenbergue Square ceramic concrete Dalila Gonçalves kneaded memory modern commentary moulded tile Portuguese Public Art tile tiled boulderAfter a month of inpsiration from Cersaie , it only seems right to look to something a little different for a while.

Lightness and Modern Simplicity: One-Level Casa Zauia in Algarve, Portugal

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

With a hillside location offering panoramic views of Vale da Lama, in the Lagos area of the Algarve, Portugal, Casa Zauia by Mario Martins Atelier seems especially built for contemplation. ” Like usual, we would love to know your thoughts on this modern home design in Portugal! Photography by Fernando Guerra] The post Lightness and Modern Simplicity: One-Level Casa Zauia in Algarve, Portugal appeared first on Freshome.com.

Contemporary Holiday Escape in Portugal: House of Four Houses by PROD

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in Penafiel, Portugal, House of Four Houses was envisioned by PROD for a small family. Photography courtesy of Joao Morgado] The post Contemporary Holiday Escape in Portugal: House of Four Houses by PROD appeared first on Freshome.com. Each of the four persons living here is represented by an individual volume.

Minimalist Family Villa in Portugal With Plenty of Space for Entertaining: ML House

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in Caxias, Portugal, the residence displays a modern white facade with black-framed protruding windows on the second and third level. The post Minimalist Family Villa in Portugal With Plenty of Space for Entertaining: ML House appeared first on Freshome.com. JPS Atelier completed the design and development of ML House , a villa especially built for a young couple and their two children.

MUDA Mavericks

Diary of a Tile Addict

Art and Artists Brazil Public Art Add Fuel art collective brazilian street art Bruna Vieira ceramic street art Coletivo MUDA Diego Uribbe Duke Capellão Invader João Tolentino large art installation nu festival pixel Portugal Rodrigo Kalache Spain Tim BachorTile Addict has a special love for public art, and it often seems that there aren’t nearly enough artists utilising ceramics in their work.

Avente Tile Talk: Favorite Portuguese Tile Installations

Tile Talk

In last weeks post , Arpi Nalbandian started the month-long celebration by introducing the rich history and culture of Portugal, and the important role hand-painted ceramic tile has played. Portugal is a great place for ceramic tile lovers like me – it’s used everywhere. Tuesday, December 17, 2013. Favorite Portuguese Tile Installations. This month, Avente pays homage to the classic styles of Portuguese Tiles.

Wine Store Design in Portugal Stylishly Exhibiting Over A Thousand Different Beverages

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in the outskirts of the city of Braga, in northern Portugal, next to Minho’s University, the client required a system to display over a thousand different wine and spirits bottles. The post Wine Store Design in Portugal Stylishly Exhibiting Over A Thousand Different Beverages appeared first on Freshome.com.

Old and beautiful, one of many tile facades in Porto.

Heath Ceramics

We’re posting more of our Portugal tile finds on @tilemakestheroom, follow our journey Old and beautiful, one of many tile facades in Porto.

Tile Makes the Roof. Regram from @next_top_architects of the.

Heath Ceramics

Regram from @next_top_architects of the Casa da Musica in Porto, Portugal. Tile Makes the Roof. Designed by #remkoolhaas and built by Office for Metropolitan Architecture. Stunning. remkoolhaas

Boavista’s Public and Private Lives

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Architecture home garden House in Portugal PortoPablo Pita Arquitectos developed Boavista, a single family house renovation, in 2016. The house is named after the street it resides on, which is one of the busiest streets in Porto. Nearing ruins when the project began, the house was built in the last century, with a busy street view and a private back garden connected by 260 square meters of living space.

Tile of Spain Award Winning Project: House in Principe Real

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Located just yards away from the Garden of Principe Real in Lisbon, Portugal, a 441 square foot plot of land was home to the construction of the small, 5 story urban family home. A panel of seven renowned architects recently came together to decide upon the 13 th annual Tile of Spain Awards , presented by ASCER.

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Portuguese Hillside House Balances Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in Gateira, Portugal, Casa na Galeria is a privately owned residence completed by Camarim Arquitectos in 2014. The hillside house, owned by a British couple who wanted a holiday retreat from their busy life in London, sits on a picturesque terraced hill with vineyards and olive trees, and striking views of the southern tip of Serra da Estrela, the highest point in mainland Portugal.

Portuguese, Japanese Aesthetics Meet in Lisbon Restaurant

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Studio Yaroslav Galant completed the design of Hanaya , a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar in Lisbon, Portugal. The eclectic concept was inspired by the owners’ travels across Portugal and their interest in Japanese culture. References to traditional Portuguese aesthetics merge with the principles of Japanese philosophy. For example, the stone “lace” from the Monserrate Palace in Sintra became a prototype for the stamped wall.

ABK Group acquires a 49% stake in Arbe Stolanic

Ceramics of Italy

The system will be sold by Arbe Stolanic under the new brand name Cooking Surface Prime in Spain, Portugal and France and distributed exclusively by ABKSTONE and MATERIA in the rest of the world.

U is for Umber: A to Z Challenge 2014

Margaret Almon Mosaics

The outer tiles are Cinca unglazed ceramic from Portugal, and seem formed right out of the earth. Umber and Blue Mirror by Margaret Almon, glass, copper smalti, and unglazed ceramic tile, 10×10 inches. Umber is an earthtone, an earth pigment. It’s odd how I can hear the names of “raw umber” and “burnt umber” and not realize it meant that one was in its “raw” state, and the other heated, to make a deeper tone.

Lisbon Restaurant Features Eclectic Cuisine, Design

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Coffee Grill is a restaurant in Lisbon, Portugal. Envisioned by Yaroslav Galant , the new project combines vibrant design with eclectic haute cuisine and a lively ambiance. The restaurant, in a historic building in the city center, encompasses two floors. To infuse the space with personality, the designers restored the mezzanine, windows and several interesting wooden and stone elements throughout the site.

Doug Hayes named Vice President of Sales for Florida Tile, Inc.

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Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and eight brands positioned in the high-end of the market. CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us. September 20, 2017. Doug Hayes named Vice President of Sales for Florida Tile, Inc. Florida Tile has named Doug Hayes as Vice President of Sales.

Short History of Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

In 711 the Moors invaded Spain and several decades later they managed to conquer not only Spain, but also southern Portugal. They soon introduce Islam, and in time a Moorish-Spanish culture develops. The domination of the Moor culture, especially in architecture, is clearly seen even today. Visit the Alhambra Palace and witness the walls of beautifully decorated multi-colored tile.

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Historic Apartment Redesign in Lisbon Preserving Fascinating Details

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Atelier Veloso Architects completed a historic apartment redesign in Lisbon, Portugal. Situated on the first level of a five-storey building dating back to 1893, the loft preserves great details such as the stone masonry walls and the 3.5 meter ceilings with plaster stucco and figurative decorations.

Cool, Contemporary Stainless Steel Added To Florida Tile’s PietraArt Bliss Collection

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Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and eight brands positioned in the high-end of the market. . ##. LEXINGTON KY ¾ The addition of stainless steel to the Florida Tile PietraArt Bliss line continues to advance this fusion of stone, glass and metal into a cool, contemporary collection.

Florida Tile’s Dave Milanowycz Inducted Into CTDA Hall Of Fame

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Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and eight brands positioned in the high-end of the market. . HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE. Dave Milanowycz, Director of Sales for Florida Tile, is the 2013 Ceramic Tile Distributor’s Association Hall of Fame inductee. The award was made in late October during the industry’s annual Total Solutions Plus convention in Bonita Springs, Florida.

Florida Tile Opens New Boise Showroom July 15

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Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and eight brands positioned in the high-end of the market. . BOISE, Idaho Florida Tile continues expanding its brand and market presence with the opening of the company’s second tile and stone showroom in four months, this one in Boise on July 15.

Florida Tile complements Maltese porcelain floor tile with ceramic for walls

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Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and eight brands positioned in the high-end of the market. LEXINGTON, KY – Florida Tile has “turned another corner” with the introduction of MalteseDP ceramic wall tile.

Introducing new; Super Tuscan Cork Tile!

The Habitus Collection

It is produced using remnants of the cork industry in Spain and Portugal. Habitus has recently introduced a new concept in cork tile material; Super Tuscan Cork Tile. Irregular shards of virgin cork are shaped by hand and supplied on sheets for installation like ceramic tiles using thinset adhesive and tile grout. Renewable, recycled, handmade with no power tools or electricity utilized in its production.

Florida Tile Presented National Safety Council’s PERFECT SAFETY AWARD For Incident-Free Year

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Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and eight brands positioned in the high-end of the market. . By: Richard Howland & Associates.

Florida Tile Offers “Sneak Peek” Of New Products To Debut At April COVERINGS Show In Las Vegas

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Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and eight brands positioned in the high-end of the market. . ##.

Pebbles Natural Stone Mosaic Collection Extends Florida Tile’s PietraArt Line

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Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and eight brands positioned in the high-end of the market. . ##. LEXINGTON KY ¾ Florida Tile continues to expand its PietraArt stone collection with the introduction of the Pebbles line of natural pebble mosaics for walls and floors.

10 Hot Summer Destinations & Tile Inspirations

Architectural Ceramics

Lisbon, Portugal. It’s summer and your vacation is calling. Come globe trotting with us to beautiful vacation spots, home and abroad, that offer endless design and tile inspiration. While sites like Travel.com offers suggestions of where to go with their article, the Top 10 Most Searched Summer Destinations , at Architectural Ceramics, we’ve come up with our own 10 cities, as well as tile collections inspired by each popular place. The European Traveler. Barcelona, Spain.

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Cement Tile

The Perfect Bath

The production of cement tile is documented as far back as the 13th century in France and Portugal with some early installations still in in remarkably good condition. The hay day of cement tile in the US was in the 1920′w and 30′s. The tiles were often used in kitchens and on sun porches, particularly in warm climates. The patterns and colors were bold, the material was durable, decorative and sophisticated.

Avente Tile Talk: Spring into Summer with our Cement Tile Ideas

Tile Talk

Cement tiles are used all over the world in countries such as Cuba, France, Spain, Portugal and more. Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Spring into Summer with our Cement Tile Ideas. Handmade cement tiles are an easy-to-maintain product that not only offer deep colors and a rich history, but most importantly, they offer long-lasting beauty and extensive design possibilities for floors and walls.

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The Light-Filled Casa Zauia

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

With a hillside location offering panoramic views of Algarve, Portugal, Casa Zauia by Mario Martins Atelier seems especially built for contemplation. ” We would love to know your thoughts on this modern home design in Portugal. The overall design of the residence was partially dictated by the building restrictions in the area, however, its final silhouette inspires lightness and modern simplicity. “The house seems to rise out of the ground and nestle in the landscape.