MIA Releases 2014 Benchmarking Survey

Stone Update

More than 200 North American fabricators offer vital information on the dimensional-stone and slab-materials industry. Featured Latest News

Latest home design trends from AIA survey

JG Kitchens

Here’s what they’re seeing now in the way of features and spaces homeowners are interested in, based on the latest Architects Institute of America (AIA) member survey. Architects are great sources for home design trend spotting.

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Houzz Landscaping Survey – What’s Hot in Outdoor Living!

JG Kitchens

It’s time to take the party outside, according to the Houzz Landscaping Survey,* which found that more than half of homeowners spend more time entertaining outside following landscaping projects (51%). Houzz survey of more than 750 U.S.

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Houzz Landscaping Survey – What’s Hot in Outdoor Living!

JG Kitchens

It’s time to take the party outside, according to the Houzz Landscaping Survey,* which found that more than half of homeowners spend more time entertaining outside following landscaping projects (51%). Houzz survey of more than 750 U.S.

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What You Should Know About Perimeter Surveying

Kitchen and Residential Design

via Perimeter surveying is one of those subjects that you probably know very little about as it is not something which often affects you. In fact there are several types of land survey which you should know about.

Take Stagetecture Reader Survey: Free Copy of My Ebook

Stagetecture

Take Our Stagetecture Reader Survey & Enter for a Free Copy of 111 Simple Tips Ebook. The Stagetecture Reader Survey is only valid October 16th – October 31, 2014 . Fill out the survey, submit, and your email will be entered to win an ebook. (I

New MIA Fab Survey Deadline: Nov. 15

Stone Update

Sixth-annual study provides industry benchmark and allows anonymous comparisons with similar-sized fabrication companies. Featured Associations News

Construction Companies Planning to Move to Cloud Technology Solutions, Finds Survey

The A to Z of Building

On Center's Software's 2015 Construction Industry Survey found significant activity surrounding movement to cloud technologies, with integration, collaboration, communication and error

MIA Fabricator Performance Survey Opens Oct. 1

Stone Update

Sixth-annual study provides industry benchmark and allows anonymous comparisons with similar-sized fabrication companies. Featured Associations News

Vote for Your CTDA Supplier of the Year!

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

This survey will only take 5 minutes of your time and you may complete the survey for multiple supplier nominees CTDA will again be honoring domestic and international supplier(s) who provide the most value to our distributor members and the ceramic tile and stone industry. The supplier(s) of the year will be announced at Coverings in Las Vegas. Click Here to cast your ballot and recognize your most valuable supplier(s) by March 15th.

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If You Don’t Know Your Numbers, You Don’t Know Your Business

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

As of today, PPG has not received the CTDA PROFIT Survey from your company. The due date for the CTDA PROFIT Survey has been extended to April 30. The 2016 CTDA PROFIT Survey provides two key sets of numbers that you can’t get anywhere else: 1. Profit Planning Group independently conducts this survey for CTDA. To access the survey, click here. CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us.

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Top Designers and Architects Speak: What’s In and Out in Home Design Trends for 2018

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Research firm Surveys & Forecasts, LLC took the responses and tabulated them to find out what home design trends will dominate in 2018, what 2017 trends are on the way out and the most common mistakes clients make when redesigning a space. Ready to access the design hive mind?

REMODELING Cost vs. Value Report Highlights

JG Kitchens

To see the geographic cost vs. value averages and get more information on the survey results, visit www.costvsvalue.com.Are you planning a remodeling project in 2018?

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Contents - 2015 Tile: The Natural Choice

The Tile Council of North America Blog

CONTENTS. Tile: The Natural Choice An overview of ceramic tile's performance and sustainability-related attributes.

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Urban Planning Methodology to Develop Cities with Reduced Seismic Risk

The A to Z of Building

A research team belonging to the Research Group on Earthquake Engineering at School of Land Surveying, Geodesy and Mapping Engineering of UPM are aiming to figure out what types of buildings have

Crossville, Inc. Wins CTDA Supplier of the Year Award

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The winner of this award is selected based on the results of a survey completed by CTDA’s Distributor members. Congratulations to Crossville, Inc. on winning the second annual CTDA Supplier of the Year award!

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Goodbye, Ranch! America Has a New Favorite Home Style

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

According to a recent survey by real estate website Trulia , Millennials, who are buying their first homes, have tipped the scale in favor of the new winner: the craftsman bungalow. Image: Cornerstone Architects What do you think about Trulia’s survey results?

LIXIL Announces Completion of INVERTED HOUSE’s Construction in Taiki-Cho Hokkaido

The A to Z of Building

The LIXIL JS Foundation (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo; president: Yoichiro Ushioda), which facilitates surveys and research related to the housing and building materials industries as well as supporting

REMODELING Cost vs. Value Report Highlights

JG Kitchens

To see the geographic cost vs. value averages and get more information on the survey results, visit www.costvsvalue.com.Are you planning a remodeling project in 2018?

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Homebuying Trends in 2016

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

In a recent survey, home buyers believe now is a good time to buy and are trending towards traditional rather than modern designs. Taken nationwide, this survey asked 22,000 new home shoppers of their expectations, fears, motivations, attitudes, products, brands and design preferences.

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Datumate's Aerial Mapping and 3D Modeling Solution for Field Construction Sites Now Available Online

The A to Z of Building

Datumate, provider of the innovative, aerial photogrammetry solutions that are digitizing traditional construction and land surveying, announced today that its DatuSite™ suite - an aerial

Contents - 2015 Tile: The Natural Choice

The Tile Council of North America Blog

Tile: The Natural Choice An overview of ceramic tile's performance and sustainability-related attributes. Tile and Green Building: Credits and Requirements An at-a-glance guide to the credits, points, and compliance parameters applicable to ceramic tile in today's green building standards and rating systems.

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Cost to Build a Home

The Armchair Builder

The National Association of Home Builders periodically surveys professional builders to find out what it costs them to build a home. This survey gives average house costs for new single family homes constructed across different states in the U.S.

Bathroom Remodel Trends: A Houzz Study

The Tile Doctor

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

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LIXIL JS Foundation Conducts Theme-Based Architectural Competition to Review Sustainable Housing Technology

The A to Z of Building

The LIXIL JS Foundation (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo; Chairperson: Yoko Ushioda), which facilitates surveys and research related to the housing and building materials industries as well as supporting

Eliant Homebuyers' Choice Awards Competition 2015 Honors Builders who Delivered Best Customer Experience

The A to Z of Building

and Canadian homebuilders who provided their customers with the best purchase and ownership experiences -- according to surveyed homebuyers -- have been honored in the 2015 Eliant Homebuyers'

Intel Builds Model Home Using Smart Home Technology

The A to Z of Building

Released today, Intel’s Architecting the Future of the Smart Home 2025 survey reveals that there is a gap between the reality of today’s connected home and expectations for the smart home

Catalina and CTaSC Announces the Release of the 2013 Stone Report

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The important home center channel sources directly, however, independent importers and distributors primarily sell to other retailers and installers, according to a survey by Ceramic Tile And Stone Consulting. The CTaSC survey provides data and information on the sales and markets for stone product importers, fabricators, and stone product manufacturers. Catalina Research and Ceramic Tile And Stone Consultants (CTaSC) Announces the Release of the.

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NKBA Top Kitchen Design Trends

JG Kitchens

My professional group, the National Kitchen & Bath Association, compiled a pretty cool trend survey. If you’d like to see these trends illustrated and with designer commentary, please visit my latest Pinterest Board on the survey.

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

Margaret Almon Mosaics

” I imagine the idea of surveying the land in the service of beauty. In the Fabric’s Path Quilt by Orna Shahar, Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza, XXI, 2014. Photo by Wayne Stratz. In the Fabric’s Path was one of my favorites at the 2014 Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza.

Burgin Construction Once Again in Top 1%

Burgin Construction

According to Remodeling Magazine, “In order to participate, companies had to submit all of their customers from 2016 to be surveyed via GuildQuality’s independent, multi-touch survey process. Each year the Remodeling 550 list is compiled by Remodeling Magazine.

Where can you attend an event with four of the top associations in your field collaborating on the major issues facing our industry?

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

You are part of an association that represents your needs and provides you with Education and Certification Programs that include of Online Education, Webinars, Tile Training in a Box, Color/Shade Variation Program, and CCTS Certification The CTDA Dealer Blog, Membership Directory, Profit Report comparison with the industry averages, and Employee Compensation Surveys are also available to you.

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Guest Post: The Cheney Mansion, Oak Park, IL

The Perfect Bath

It now stands, as stated by a 1970 Survey of Historic Buildings, as a “design of first rank in architectural quality, significance, and originality.” Cheney Mansion Charm.

University of California, Berkeley's NEST WE GROW Wins 4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition

The A to Z of Building

The LIXIL JS Foundation (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo; president: Yoichiro Ushioda), which facilitates surveys and research related to the housing and building materials industries as well as supporting

ASD Continues to Rank in Upper Categories for Making Solar Power More Accessible to Homeowners

The A to Z of Building

American Solar Direct (ASD), a leading residential solar energy provider in California, increased its ranking 10 spots from 2013 to 2014 according to an annual survey conducted by Solar Power World

Granite Is No Longer the Most Popular Kitchen Surface and This Material Is

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The National Kitchen & Bath Association announced its results from a survey of kitchen designers that granite is no longer the top choice for kitchen counters — quartz is. We hope you like the products we recommend.

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30 Contemporary Shower Ideas for Your Bathroom

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

According to a survey by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry , the top universal design feature consumers want in their homes is a barrier-free shower — essentially one that is easy to access without having to climb in and out.

Inspired Art :: Microsculptures

The Ace of Space

As someone whose trade is writing (mostly about design), I have the opportunity to travel around the country hunting down, surveying & reporting on various trends during Market times.

Chapter Leaders Gather at StonExpo

StoneDimensions

Some takeaways and actions items from the joint chapter meeting included: Produce Chapter Member Survey to find topics that should be discussed during quarterly meeting. Leaders from the MIA New York Metro Chapter and the MIA Toronto Chapters met on January 20th at StonExpo West/ Marmomacc Americas to discuss the MIA Chapters program and its evolution during the first two years of existence.

Inspired Art :: Microsculptures

The Ace of Space

As someone whose trade is writing (mostly about design), I have the opportunity to travel around the country hunting down, surveying & reporting on various trends during Market times.