Kitchen Case Study: Tips and Products that Can Bring Your Design to the Next Level

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Back to School Homework and Study Space Ideas You Will Love

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As kids are getting back to school it may be time to upgrade their homework and study space. It is likewise an excellent way of getting your kids excited about having a new space where it is solely dedicated for homework and study purposes.

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Harvard’s Ceramic Program presents an exposition of their projects

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Blog ASCER Ceramic Studies Department exhibit GSD Harvard‘Formations in Ceramic Material ‘ showcases the work of students from the Harvard Graduate School of Design , which has used the Ceramic Program as a place to experiment since the last semester of 2015.

Ceramic Tile – A Solid Bet for Young Architects

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Blog Blue Wave Cocktail Bar ceramic tile Ceramic Tile Studies Crystalzoo El Equipo Creativo Spanish Ceramic Tile tile of spain Young ArchitectsT he use of ceramic in construction dates all the way back to 30,000 BC, when clay mortars were used to hold a structure made of branches and canes together. Although we’ve come a long way from branch houses, ceramics are still constantly evolving.

Study Provides Insight into 'Woodquakes'

The A to Z of Building

The structural properties of brittle materials like rock or ceramic, such as cracking under stress, have long been studied in detail, providing insight into avalanches, earthquakes and landslides

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30 Back-to-School Homework Spaces and Study Room Ideas You’ll Love

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re having trouble getting your kids to do homework, check out these cool study room ideas. Maybe all you need to kick-start your kid’s study habits is a change of scenery!

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Be Careful With Tile Patterns | Confessions Of A Tile Setter

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Study Shows Improved Building Efficiency Leads to Better Health

The A to Z of Building

Houses are meant to be a shelter from the outside world. But how true is this old adage ‘Home sweet home’ when it comes to the health of homes in Europe? These days most of

Architecture Student Study Abroad Bag

Life of an Architect

Kyle is from Carlsbad, California where he attends California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, but was studying abroad at the CalPoly Firenze campus at the time he submitted his bag to me.

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Being a Couch Potato Is Actually Good For The Planet, New Study Says

Apartment Therapy

Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day, Galentine's Day , or Pal-entine's Day next week, one new study gives us an all-new reason to cancel plans and stay in.

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Recent Study Finds Millennials Are Bad Neighbors But I'm Not Buying It

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We killed chain restaurants, doorbells and, if you take this recent study at face value, we're killing neighborly love. Millennials get a bad rap. But not according to me. READ MORE ». Resources for Renters. Real Estate

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The Quest for Happiness Could Actually Make You Unhappy, New Study Says

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Aekyoung Kim of Rutgers University and Sam Maglio of the University of Toronto recently released a study on happiness for the Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. Trying to be happy should result in more happiness, right? Not so fast.

The Study-Backed Secrets to Being a Good Neighbor

Apartment Therapy

For one thing, if you're worried about it, you probably are a good neighbor, but if you really want to make sure, we've got the—study backed!—secrets Do you ever worry that you're not a very good neighbor? secrets to being the best neighbor you can be. READ MORE ». Real Estate

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Do Millennials Make the Worst Houseguests? The Bad Behavior Study

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Yes—Millennials do make the worst houseguests, according to a recent study from HomeAdvisor. (Image credit: Adrienne Breaux ). The short answer? But the reality behind it is a little more nuanced than it seems. READ MORE ». Entertaining at Home. Relationships

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Your Towels Are Dirtier Than You Think, New Study Says

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Unless you're washing them every few days in hot water with bleach — and making sure to hang them in dry, sunlit areas of your home in between uses — one soon-to-be-published study says they're most likely covered in harmful bacteria. Just how fresh and how clean are your towels?

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New Study Says NYC Has ‘Teflon’ Mice, And Here’s Why That’s Terrifying

Apartment Therapy

Here is an entirely true story about my first week in my NYC studio. I was cleaning the kitchen (because I am a certified grown-up), and I got out the vacuum to get the nooks and crannies beneath the dishwasher and cabinets.

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A New Study Says We're Not Dreaming Enough, and Here's Why That's Not Good

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No, we're not talking about depression or ennui — we're talking about literal dreamless sleep, and a new study says that as a society we have collectively entered "Dream Deprivation" in epidemic proportions. You don't know how important your dreams are until you don't have any.

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The Right Decor Can Make You More Productive, Study Says

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You've probably heard the saying "a picture's worth a thousand words" more times than you can count by now, but a recent study from CanvasPop shows that the old adage is on to something. READ MORE ». Mindful Living. Career

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Feeling Lonely? Study Says Social Media Might Make It Worse

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If you use social media to chase away the lonelies, there's a new study that suggests you're doing it all wrong. READ MORE ». Mindful Living.

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Study Proves Renters Can be Wealthier than Buyers (Really!)

Apartment Therapy

How many times have you heard that renters are "just throwing their money away"? Well that's not true, for a few reasons. READ MORE ». Renting. Resources for Renters. Real Estate

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Modern Patio House in Brazil Is a Study in Contrasts

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The Patio House serves as a study in contrasts: simple yet interesting, functional yet stylish, modern yet warm. Photography by Edgard Caesar] The post Modern Patio House in Brazil Is a Study in Contrasts appeared first on Freshome.com.

Defining a Style Series: What Is Art Deco Design? A Study in Opulence

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Art Deco design is a study in opulence. A Study in Opulence appeared first on Freshome.com. Image: HoneyBee Interiors Shop a similar look: Ottoman | Mirror | Side Table Are you a big fan of “The Great Gatsby”?

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New Study Shows that Brick with CMU Costs Less than Other Common Commercial Exteriors

The A to Z of Building

A new study comparing the construction costs of brick buildings to five common exteriors shows that brick with CMU costs less than precast concrete, metal panel curtain wall and glass panel curtain

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New Study Says These Are the Top Cities for Interior Design

Apartment Therapy

A new study from furniture brand Joybird has done a deep dive to discover exactly which cities are tops when it comes to interior design savviness.

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Half of Americans Would at Least Consider a Tiny House, New Study Reports

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Like Honeycomb cereal, America's big, yeah yeah yeah. It's not small, no no no.) But a new survey shows that maybe we're finally ready to embrace smaller living — or at least the idea of it. READ MORE ». Small Spaces. First Time Home Buyers. Real Estate

Case Study: Fabricator continues pattern of investment - Stone World

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Millennials Are Bringing Back Multigenerational Living, New Study Shows

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The largest generation since the Baby Boomers, Millennials certainly have changed (or "disrupted", in the parlance of modern times) a lot of things that were previously status quo for decades.

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Bathroom Remodel Trends: A Houzz Study

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Thinking about upgrading your bathroom? You’re not alone! A recent survey of over 7,000 homeowners, from Houzz discusses the trends and motivations for redoing a bathroom. The answers might surprise you.

Study: Continued Countertop Growth Worldwide

Stone Update

New analysis shows 4.2% annual rise through 2018; North American yearly demand to grow 3.4%. Featured Latest News

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Study Finds the Secret to Living a Long Life

Apartment Therapy

But a study from Harvard researchers may have found the actual —or at least, the most important—key to living a longer, healthier life. Whenever someone turns 100, they're asked the same question: What's your secret? Some centenarians have said they follow a strict no smoking or drinking lifestyle, while others eat cookies and raw eggs and drink beer every day. One woman who lived to 109 even attributed her longevity to the lack of men in her life (girl, same).

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Study Says This Paint Color Increases a Home's Selling Price

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(Image credit: Sarita Relis and Carrie Bluth ). The color of our walls can have a more profound impact on us than we'd like to admit, covertly affecting our mood, concentration, and performance. It turns out, those colors can have a pretty big impact on our home's selling price, too. READ MORE ».

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These Are The Hottest Neighborhoods In Each City, According To a New Real Estate Study

Apartment Therapy

Real estate brokerage Redfin this month announced its hottest neighborhoods in the U.S. — and an astounding nine of the top 10 are in the San Jose, Calif., metro area. The only outlier is just up the road in San Francisco, and every last one had a median sale price of over $1 million in December.

Study: Millennials' Home-Buying Habits Surprisingly Similar to Their Grandparents

Apartment Therapy

Two Texas Transplants in a Cozy Colorado Southwest-Bohemian Home. Image credit: Apartment Therapy ).

Study Finds Corrosive Seawater Promotes Growth of Rare Minerals

The A to Z of Building

Around A.D. 79, in his book ‘Naturalis Historia’ Roman Author Pliny the Elder wrote that concrete structures in harbors, unprotected against the constant assault of the saltwater waves, become “a

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Homework Heroes: 7 A+ Ideas for Squeezing in a Study Space

Apartment Therapy

Squeeze a dedicated study space for your kiddos in a more private space at home. (Image credit: El Mueble ). Summer isn't officially over for another few days, but it sure does feel like it's a distant memory.

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Architectural Sketches – Sketchapalooza II

Life of an Architect

Sketching, despite my obvious lack of artistic talent, works for me when I am trying to study form, mass, scale, and proportion, in a very fast and effective manner. This is another one of those roof study and massing sketches.

New Study Reveals How To Avoid Bringing Home Bedbugs

Apartment Therapy

Nothing strikes terror into the hearts of millions like one simple word: bedbugs. Thankfully, new research published yesterday reveals how to avoid bringing the creatures home with you, and therefore infesting your apartment. READ MORE ». Insect & Pest Solutions.

Two Kids Are Hurt By Window Blinds Every Day, New Study Says

Apartment Therapy

But according to a new study, we're failing so miserably at actually heeding the safety precautions that some pediatricians are calling for window cords to be "designed out of existence."

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Remodel of 1980s Home in Perth Is a Study in Contrasts

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Photography by Joel Barbitta ] The post Remodel of 1980s Home in Perth Is a Study in Contrasts appeared first on Freshome.com. The creative team at Hillam Architects took on the challenge of upgrading a 1980s-era home in Perth, Australia.

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Study Confirms North Americans Use Paper Towels to Clean More Than Any Other Country

Apartment Therapy

Actually, if you live in North America, you probably use paper towels more than anything else, according to a study by Nielsen. Think about your usual cleaning routine—what tools do you use most frequently? Do you rely on your trusty dish sponge every day, or is your vacuum your go-to tool of the trade? READ MORE ». Cleaning. Cleaning Tools