Latest Survey Shows Covid-19 Impacting Home Design Trends

JG Kitchens

Every three months, the American Institute of Architects publishes a trend survey based on client requests its members are hearing. The post Latest Survey Shows Covid-19 Impacting Home Design Trends comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author.

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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

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MIA+BSI Announces Countertop Fabricator Benchmarking Survey

Stone Update

Seventh annual study now running; deadline is Feb. 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. They see what’s coming up months and years before anyone else, given how much planning is done pre-construction.

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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

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

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. I’m at Salone del Mobile this week, so here’s some insight on outdoor entertaining from Houzz.

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Last Chance to Participate in the Free Fabricator Benchmarking Survey Underway

StoneDimensions

The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has released the 6th annual MIA Fabricator Benchmarking Survey. The free survey is made possible by grants received from Cosentino USA, KOHLER CO., Participation in the survey is available to all fabricators in North America. The survey is confidential and every participating company receives a customized report comparing their firm with firms of similar size and provides suggestions for improving profitability.

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 The post Take Stagetecture Reader Survey: Free Copy of My Ebook appeared first on. HomeTipsEbook.com Inspiration comments fall opinion poll readers stagetecture survey

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. However, it is something that you are likely to need one day and for that reason alone it is worth knowing what a perimeter survey is and why it is important. In fact there are several types of land survey which you should know about. An important part of a perimeter survey includes a detailed topographic survey.

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

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? Youand#39;re not alone! General

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.

Playlist of the Week — Our Favorite Hits

Architectural Ceramics

After a quick survey, the results are in and we’ve curated a playlist of some of our favorite hits from across the staff, and are more than delighted to share our tastes with you. Week of January 18th, 2021.

Casalgrande Padana awarded Green Star 2022

Ceramics of Italy

The German Institute for Quality and Finance (ITQF) has updated its Green Star survey to 2022 using social listening methods and has certified Casalgrande Padana as one of the most sustainable companies.

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Wellness Features Trend Strongly In New Bathroom Study

JG Kitchens

Mega-site Houzz.com did a survey and shared the results, which I share in my latest Forbes.com article here. What are homeowners choosing for their primary bathroom updates and remodels?

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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. The survey, sponsored by Electrolux, was conducted by John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC, an Irvine, CA-based firm that provides research and consulting services to the housing industry. 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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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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Mapei tops the green chemical company rankings

Ceramics of Italy

In the study entitled “Green Star – Le aziende sostenibili 2022” (“Green Star – Sustainable Companies 2022”), the largest ever survey of green corporate policies in Italy conducted by the German institute ITQF and La Repubblica Affari&Finanza, Mapei took first place in the “Chemicals” section out of 300 selected companies.

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Housing Harley Davidson

Diary of a Tile Addict

So it is some accolade for UK-based CTD Architectural Tiles that it has recently completed its second Harley Davidson garage in Manchester, England; a project developed in collaboration with Focus Architecture and Surveying. The new Harley-Davidson showroom in Manchester, England.

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. One of the most surprising statistics is the amount of homeowners that are opting out of a tub completely. Design Examples bathroom remodel

New Data Suggests Increase in Number of Women Working in Engineering

The A to Z of Building

The latest data is taken from the Labour Force Survey Q3 New analysis from EngineeringUK has shown 14.5% of those working in engineering are female, which is an increase from 12% as reported in 2018.

Architects Share Top Kitchen & Bath Trends — From Forbes.com

JG Kitchens

Every quarter, the American Institute of Architects surveys its member architects and shares their findings in a survey. Outdoor kitchens topped the architect survey’s most wanted list. This most recent release focuses on two of my favorite topics: Kitchens and baths. Here is an article I wrote for Forbes.com sharing their results. A few of them might surprise you! They surprised me. Photo courtesy: Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet ).

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Nine Kitchen Design Trends for 2021

JG Kitchens

My sources were surveys and reports from Houzz, Ferguson, NKBA and Zillow and the article was published on my Forbes.com page. Today we're looking at nine kitchen design trends for the year.

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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.

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. 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.

Employees Are Happier and More Productive in LEED Green Buildings

The A to Z of Building

Employees who work in LEED-certified green buildings are healthier, happier, and more productive compared to employees in conventional and non-LEED buildings, according to a new survey published

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

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? If so, REMODELING Magazine’s latest Cost vs. Value Report will be helpful in deciding where to put your money and what it’s likely to yield in increased home value.

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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. Image: Toledano Architects The most surprising findings in the survey is that minimalism, which has been a favorite look for so long, is out. Ready to access the design hive mind?

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! Members rate up to three suppliers each on the following criteria: leadership, marketing, training, technology, communication, policies, and product shipment and support. Congratulations again to Crossville on their well deserved award! Industry Insights

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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

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'

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? If so, REMODELING Magazine’s latest Cost vs. Value Report will be helpful in deciding where to put your money and what it’s likely to yield in increased home value.

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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. More than half (52 percent) of surveyed Millennials, between the ages of 18 and 34, picked the craftsman-style home as their favorite, while 52 percent of participants aged 55 and up preferred the ranch style. Image: Cornerstone Architects What do you think about Trulia’s survey results?

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.

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

Bringing a Touch of Luxury to Bathrooms

Kitchen and Residential Design

A recent survey from Lightstream reports that 37 percent of homeowners indicated they are planning to remodel their bathrooms in 2019, edging out kitchen remodels, which 31 percent of respondents said was a priority. Twenty-seven percent of those surveyed said personalization was their primary reason for investing in a renovation.

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. Is there an easy way to determine the cost to build a home? The numbers are [.]. Build Your Own Home Owner-Builder

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

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. Here are the kitchen findings: Clean with an overall contemporary feeling European-styled cabinets Multiples of appliances in one kitchen (e.g.,

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Which DIY Projects are Most Likely to Go Over Budget and Why?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

While homeowners typically take on DIY projects to save money, it turns out that many of them are breaking their fixer-upper budgets and spending much more than they planned, according to a recent survey by Porch. The highest percentage of survey respondents named these as the projects in which they went over budget.