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Installation Equation: Alhambra Outside Seattle

Granada Tile

This tile installation idea comes to us from David Schneider, who chose to use Granada Tile in his own home near Seattle. Our Alhambra tile design covers the entry in David Schneider’s home near Seattle. Installation Equation Alhambra David Schneider floor tiles Seattle tile installation ideas Yesterday, we shared a fantastic tile installation featuring our Santander tile design. Today, we’ve got another wonderful cement tile installation featuring Granada Tile.

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Seattle Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Viktoria Apartment Rooftop in Downtown Seattle At Freshome we’re always working to bring you the best in architectural innovation and interior design trends by showcasing beautiful homes and apartments around the world. Starting with our hometown of Seattle, we put together a list of great things to do, eat, and see while also showing you the best places to live. Belltown Located between Downtown and Queen Anne, Belltown is the most densely populated neighborhood in Seattle.

Job Opening: Showroom Sales Associate – Seattle, WA

Ciao Tile

Statements Tile is currently seeking applicants for the position of Showroom Sales Associate at our south Seattle location. Under the direction of the Showroom Manager, the Showroom Sales Associate is responsible for operations at the showroom including customer service, updating and maintaining the sample library, and other support for the Showroom Manager. We are seeking a committed and motivated individual, who is looking to work in a positive team environment. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS.

Gates Foundation Headquarters in Seattle

Ciao Tile

The Seattle Times (photo credit above) ran a feature on the new Gates Foundation headquarters. My favorite element is the use of Jura limestone on the exterior. It’s a substantial stone that gives the building a real sense of permanence. Great Architecture

Trip to Seattle and the San Juan Islands

The Tile Shop

I just returned from a trip to Seattle and the San Juan Islands.this was my first time there! It was very beautiful and the islands are quite remote. I took some photos of a lodge we stayed at.the tile work was done quite well.it looks like they used Kathari Mocha slate [link] : Some photos from the lodge

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

Architectural Ceramics

Seattle. We wonder what the 9th seed, Washington Huskies would think about our Seattle Collection. AC’s Seattle Collection featuring plank-style field tile in the color Light Grey. Along with our in-stock 8″x48″ plank-style field tiles shown above, our Seattle Collection also includes coordinating large-format tile and mosaics, available through special order. To see the full Seattle Collection, download a Data Sheet here.

This Historic Seattle Church’s Conversion to Luxury Condos

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This former Seattle church is now one of the hottest real estate listings in town. Many old churches in the Seattle area have been torn down to make way for new construction, but the developers always intended to keep this historic structure intact as a part of Seattle history. It is e asily one of Seattle’s most unique home listings. The post This Historic Seattle Church’s Conversion to Luxury Condos appeared first on Freshome.com.

Extensive Renovation Reveals a Mid-Century Jewel in Seattle

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in Seattle, Wash., “The original house, designed in 1956 by a prominent Seattle architect, was conceived as a meandering, one-story structure on a pastoral half-acre site,” the project developers said. Photography by Steve Keating ] The post Extensive Renovation Reveals a Mid-Century Jewel in Seattle appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture Homes Renovations Contemporary Home mid-century Modern Residence Seattle residence

Our Fez Cement Tiles Get The Vote At Seattle Restaurant Omega Ouzeri

The Cement Tile

Seattle’s Omega Ouzeri is redefining Greek food for a new generation. So we were very excited when we received this email from them: It’s because of your hot tiles on our bar – that Omega Ouzeri is being nominated for hottest restaurant in Seattle .

Simple Geometry Shines in Modern Seattle Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Floisand Studio designed the Teh House , a private residence in Seattle, Washington. Photography by Michael Dickter] The post Simple Geometry Shines in Modern Seattle Home appeared first on Freshome.com. As laid out in the pictures following, the exterior of the building displays a simple geometry — two stacked rectangular volumes in a bold black and white. The lower level protrudes inside the street-facing courtyard into a modern garage.

User-Friendly for Wheelchairs and Sneakers Alike: Magnolia Mid-Mod House in Seattle

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Magnolia Mid-Mod House is a welcoming residence located on top of Magnolia hill in Seattle. The post User-Friendly for Wheelchairs and Sneakers Alike: Magnolia Mid-Mod House in Seattle appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture exceptional contemporary home modern home design Seattle

Get the Inspired: What’s Happening on Share Designs in December

Granada Tile

Leon Kenyon came up with a great take on Seattle , choosing a color scheme of teal and aqua to create a watery look that befits its namesake city. Another of our newer additions to the Echo Collection, Seattle, got a great riff in the hands of Leon Kenyon. Get Inspired Cambria cement tile ideas Deborah Cobrae Echo Collection Heather Reavey Leon Kenyon Lille Seattle Share Designs

Modern Seattle Home Finds Creative Ways to Let the Sunshine In

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Named for the leafy Seattle neighborhood it calls home on the shore of Lake Washington, the Madrona House is 2,400 square feet of cool, contemporary architecture for a young and creative family. The poured concrete floors in this modern Seattle home are durable and easy to clean — a definite plus for this family with young children. Photography by Lara Swimmer ] The post Modern Seattle Home Finds Creative Ways to Let the Sunshine In appeared first on Freshome.com.

Wood, Windows Star in Modern Seattle Home With Lake Views

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Leschi Dearborn House is a contemporary home design recently completed by JW Architects in Seattle, Wash. The social core of this modern Seattle home is an open-plan living and dining area, enriched with wooden accents. Photography by Lara Swimmer ] The post Wood, Windows Star in Modern Seattle Home With Lake Views appeared first on Freshome.com. Northwest native cedar envelops the 3,127-square-foot residence, reducing its scale and adding a calming visual effect.

Custom Single-Family Home in Seattle Connects Residents by Design

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Designed by architecture studio Capsule , the Madison Park Residence can be found in Seattle, Wash. The post Custom Single-Family Home in Seattle Connects Residents by Design appeared first on Freshome.com. Imagined as a place where the family gets together, this custom single-family residence presents a volumetric, sleek architecture dressed in a dark skin. With windows dotting the facade, the modern family home attracts plenty of natural light inside.

Curious about Seattle’s Architectural Future?

Ciao Tile

The Seattle Architecture Foundation presents “Transitions: Place, Process, Practice” which features project models for some under construction and planned projects for the greater Seattle area. For more information: [link]. Great Architecture

Industrial Loft in Seattle Functionally Blending Materials and Textures

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle, Washington, this industrial loft by SHED Architecture & Design is eye-catching and inspiring. Housel] The post Industrial Loft in Seattle Functionally Blending Materials and Textures appeared first on Freshome.com.

Seattle Square–Inaugurating this Saturday!

Ciao Tile

More info: The Seattle Square. Pioneer Square is inaugurating a new outdoor market this Saturday, July 17th. Please join us for this great event featuring a range of arts, jewelry, furniture and more! Industry Events

Beautiful Green Home in South Seattle

Ciao Tile

Built Green is featuring a stunning new green home by Dwell Development in South Seattle: Photo Courtesy of Tucker English. Great Architecture

Tudor-Style Home in Seattle Gets a Bold Modern Rear Facade

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This Tudor-style home in Seattle, Washington, USA initially built in the 1930s has been upgraded with a modern rear facade. What are your thought on this unconventional home upgrade in Seattle? Photography: Lara Swimmer ] The post Tudor-Style Home in Seattle Gets a Bold Modern Rear Facade appeared first on Freshome.com.

Contemporary Split-Level House With Views of Downtown Seattle and Mt. Rainier

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This contemporary split-level house in Seattle, Washington, USA is the result of an extensive renovation process delivered by the team at Grouparchitect. To this extent, the architects explain that “the original split-level configuration of this home was maintained but the central stairway was rebuilt and exposed to access a new upper floor and rooftop deck with views of downtown Seattle and Mt. The post Contemporary Split-Level House With Views of Downtown Seattle and Mt.

Heath Finds: Ladies & Gentlemen Studio

Heath Ceramics

From February 7 – March 1, we’ll be featuring Seattle-based Ladies & Gentlemen Studio’s diverse and playful explorations in materiality, each taking shape in unexpected lighting, housewares, and objects. highlight ladies and gentlemen studio jean lee dylan davis seattle san francisco heath ceramics heath finds los angeles In a sea of handmade objects where imperfection and asymmetry reign, the work of Jean Lee and Dylan Davis stands in stark contrast to the rest.

Simple Geometry Revealing A Complex Interior Scheme: Teh House in Seattle

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Floisand Studio completed Teh House , a private residence in Seattle, Washington, USA. The post Simple Geometry Revealing A Complex Interior Scheme: Teh House in Seattle appeared first on Freshome.com. As you can see in the photos below, the exterior of the building displays a simple geometry, with two rectangular volumes placed one on top of the other in a black&white color interaction.

Seattle’s First Certified Passive House: Modern Family Home Marrying Luxury and Sustainability

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Occupying 252 square meters in Seattle’s Madison Park neighborhood, the home that came to be know as Park Passive House was designed by Marie Ljubojevic and Lauren McCunney of NK Architects and built by Sloan Ritchie of Cascade Built. ” Thanks to photographer Aaron Leitz , details shaping this modern home in Seattle offer inspiration and an infectious joyfulness.

Arup Moves to New Office Space in Seattle's Millennium Tower

The A to Z of Building

Arup is pleased to announce their move to 719 Second Avenue, Suite 400, in Seattle's Millennium Tower. The new office space, designed by SkB Architects and constructed by Skanska, accommodates

Seattle Artists Turn Their Unused Horse Stable into a Studio Space

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The owners of this property outside of Seattle, Washington—a UX designer and the head of a non-profit with a knack for painting—moved to raise their daughters in the Pacific Northwest. Photography and information courtesy of SHED Architecture and Design , Dwell , and This is Paper ] The post Seattle Artists Turn Their Unused Horse Stable into a Studio Space appeared first on Freshome.com.

Arizona Tile Celebrates Opening of New Location in the Pacific Northwest

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Now Open in Seattle, Washington. On March 18th 2019, Arizona Tile opened the doors to its newest branch, located in Seattle, Washington. The site is home to an interactive showroom, slab viewing facility, and order desk, and highlights the use of modern technology in which customers can visualize materials in their own home by use of the on-site touch-screen. Customers can also fi nd inspiration via the wide variety of installation examples throughout the showroom floor.

Major Restoration of Historic Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square Building Completed

The A to Z of Building

The Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square has completed a 19-month, $750,000 restoration of its historic building as a demonstration of its commitment to the continued growth and revitalization of

Bright Light Systems Completes Lighting Upgrade Project at Port of Seattle Terminals

The A to Z of Building

Bright Light Systems, a leading manufacturer of Light Emitting Plasma (LEP) luminaires and wireless lighting controls, has announced the completion of a lighting upgrade project at the Port of Seattle

Seattle Area Winners of AIA’s Residential Architecture Award

Ciao Tile

Here is just one of six projects honored by the AIA. Here is the Full List. Great Architecture

NEWH Hosts Masquerade Ball for Seattle Design Community

Ciao Tile

Now that the question of what Halloween party to go to is resolved (where else besides c l a s h ?), the only question that remains is what to wear? Click on the image to RSVP. Industry Events

Money Floors

The Tile Shop

Nickel floor tile featured in a Seattle bathroom: The Nickel floor bathroom was inspired by the Standard Grill''s penny tiled floor in NYC I found these tiled floors on Apartment Therapy.what a cool use of coins!

SeaCon Event

United Tile's Blog

We recently shared an evening with local designers in our Seattle showroom celebrating the latest product launches from this year’s Neocon expo!

Build with Strength Reveals Benefits of Using Insulated Concrete Forms for New Construction in Seattle

The A to Z of Building

Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), released a new video demonstrating the benefits of using insulated concrete forms (ICF) for new construction

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Amstar to Partner with Snohomish to Build Apartment Building in Seattle South Lake Union Neighborhood

The A to Z of Building

Amstar, a Denver-based real estate investment manager acting on behalf of one of its public retirement system clients, announced today the acquisition of a development parcel in the South Lake Union

Modern Home Tours Announces 2016 Tour Dates in Four Cities

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

April 30: Seattle May 14: Silicon Valley May 21: Denver June 4: Portland Modern Home Tours is the brainchild of two major modern design fans. Architecture Homes Denver Home Tour modern home tours Modern Residence Portland Seattle Silicon ValleyGet excited — some of the coolest modern homes in the U.S. are opening their doors this spring. Modern Home Tours just announced the upcoming dates and cities for the first four of their 2016 tours.

Construction Begins on 24-Story, 168-Unit Luma Condominium Tower in Downtown Seattle

The A to Z of Building

A joint venture between Lowe Enterprises and Alecta announced today that it has started construction of Luma, a 24-story, 168-unit condominium tower at 1321 Seneca Street. Luma is the first

Flattered to be a part of a “perfect bathroom”

Ciao Tile

Seattle tech guru and blogger Mike Davidson selected our Home Design tile as a part of his “perfect bathroom” The walls shown here are Vaniglia Abraso. Installation Spotlight

Coco by Status Ceramics Featured in the Oregonian

Ciao Tile

Friend and prominent Seattle interior designer, Faith Sheridan, recently completed a kitchen remodel in Portland that was featured in the Oregonian. Faith selected Coco in a 3×6 subway tile from the new Status Ceramics Cristal collection. Beautiful! Read the full article here. Installation Spotlight

Statements Tile and Stone Announces the Retirement of Steve Calkins Founder of Statements Tile Retires After More than Four Decades in the Industry

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

From 1972 to 1995, Calkins led Uniq Distributing, a family-owned distribution company with locations in Seattle, Spokane, Portland and Honolulu. In retirement, Steve Calkins plans to shave a few strokes off of his handicap, spend a lot more time with his grandchildren, and to stay involved in the industry as the principal owner of Status Ceramics, an artisan tile studio also based in Seattle

Project: Nordstrom in Ottawa, Canada

Tile of Spain USA

The Seattle based architecture firm, Callison , took special considerations in the materials they selected for the construction of the store. In 2012, architects took on the challenge of transforming an old warehouse in Ottawa, Canada with Tile of Spain products and turning it into the upscale department store, Nordstrom.

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Architecture Inspired Furniture: Brasilia by Broyhill

Kitchens for Living

The line was first introduced at the 1962 World’s Fair in Seattle. I often tout the benefits of designing to the architecture of a building. Integrating your interiors with your architecture makes for a look that is always right. This is the best way to avoid a strictly trendy or out-of-place look. Broyhill Brasilia Danish Style Commode / Night Stand from furnishmevintage.com.