November, 2017

Picking Flooring for Your Home: Make the Right Choice Every Time with our Step-by-Step Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Flooring is one of the most important design decisions you can make. Image: ADM Flooring Design There’s no getting around it: Picking flooring for your home is a big decision.

A Tiny Apartment That Transforms Into a Super Efficient Space

Apartment Therapy

As someone who used to work as an architect and now writes about small spaces, I love seeing how a clever design can completely transform a tiny space. At first glance, this little Italian apartment did not seem very promising. Its 317 square feet (29.5

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15 Unique End Tables To Liven Up Any Room Of The House

Trendir Magazine

From the bedroom to the living room, those side areas need an extra leg or two to make things more comfortable and balanced. Thankfully, we did some searching and found designs that will wow those corners.

How to Clean and Maintain Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Cement tiles are one of the most popular materials on the market today. They wow with their many beautiful patterns and colors, and impress with their nearly unmatched durability and longevity.

A Growing Trend: Matte Black Tile is Back

Architectural Ceramics

In the month of November, we’re thankful for Thanksgiving feasts, Black Friday sales, and the ‘Movember’ trend where men grow a mustache to bring awareness to men’s health.

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12 Country Chic Ideas for Your Fireplace

Trendir Magazine

With numerous different holidays quickly approaching upon us it may be time to re-decorate your living room and give it a warm festive feel. One living room item that will always remain a classic staple in any home is a fireplace.

Why You Should Consider Cement Tiles Over Other Flooring Types

Granada Tile

Your indoor flooring needs to be able to handle a lot of use and abuse, especially in high traffic areas. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to settle for function over beauty; it just means you should consider alternative options to the more common choices like wood, stone, or laminate.

November Featured Tiles: Panache & Temple

The London Tile Co.

Another new month is here and with it brings comfort food, fireworks and fairy lights. Many of us will be hosting family and friends over the festive period and want our homes to look their best – particularly kitchens for those preparing a feast of food. Updating your splashback with new tiles is a great way to give your kitchen a quick refresh and now is the perfect time do so.

Standing Out in the World of Tile Design with David Carson

Tile of Spain USA

At Cevisama 2017, graphic design guru and world renown surfer David Carson took the stage to discuss his collaboration with Cas Ceramica and his introduction into the world of ceramics.

Splurging vs. Saving: Where It’s Worth Investing in Interior Design

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Interior design is much more affordable when you know where to splurge and where to save.

Before & After: This Bathroom Looks Great, But Wait Until You See the Floor

Apartment Therapy

This "Before & After" involves a beautiful Brooklyn brownstone with a bathroom that had seen better days.

Trendy Home Office Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Working from home has become more and more of a trend. Therefore, more and more homes are adding a home office. This is great if you work from home, but it is also great for those that tend to bring work home. Having a professional space where you can unwind and get work done is the ultimate goal.

8 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Cement tiles are many things, but the one thing they’re not is overrated. If you think cement tiles are only popular now because of their beautiful designs and celebrity designer praise, think again.

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Allison Eden Studios: Custom glass mosaics handcrafted in NYC

As The Tile Turns

Allison Eden Studios is one of the country’s leading glass tile suppliers for commercial and residential interior decor. Based in Brooklyn, their in-house design team has over 40 years of collective experience and creates unique tile patterns and artwork for a wide range of projects. Insider

Old Ranch Home in Palm Springs Gets Inspiring Renovation

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Chino Canyon House is a renovation and addition to a home built in 1954 at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, California. Hundred Mile House envisioned a new L-shaped configuration for the building, which wraps around an entry courtyard.

A Newly Remodeled, Maximalist Philadelphia Home — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Rachael, Rob and Frankie Wetherington + Liza Minnelli the Cat. Location: East Kensington — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Size: 1,600 square feet. Years Lived In: 5 years, owned. Rachael and Rob's first house wasn't their "dream home" when they bought it five years ago, right before their wedding. But with a giant yard in the city and an open floor plan on a corner in a neighborhood they loved, it had enough potential to be pretty darn close.

Luxury Kitchen Designs That Feature Waterworks

Trendir Magazine

Even though most of us will spend a huge chunk of our evenings in the living room relaxing after a long day the most well used and well-loved space in a home is actually in the kitchen. There is something about being in the kitchen and having a place where everyone comes together to share a meal.

Unexpected Places to Use Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

It’s no secret how popular cement tiles have become in the past few years. It seems everyone from top celebrity stylists to DIY bloggers have realized the many benefits and ways to use cement tiles for top-notch personal style.

Thanksgiving Main Dish: Honey Glazed Ham Recipe


Nowhere is it written in stone that turkey has to be the focal point of a Thanksgiving dinner. Sure, it might have been in years gone by, but times have changed and there are situations when turkey just won’t do. If you want to steer clear of tradition this year, try this Thanksgiving main dish. It will give your dinner a twist and delight all those who taste it. It is comprised of 7 ingredients and is ideal for those with limited time and a small budget.

Gorgeous Grey Bathroom Featuring Scone Patterned Tiles

The London Tile Co.

We are completely in love with this bathroom – from the modern grey tiles to the pops of mustard yellow, it’s cool and modern but totally functional. Blogger Jasmin, the brains behind hit blog Brick Dust Baby , is chronicling the journey she and her young family are taking by completely renovating their Victorian house in Hove, Brighton. This project proves that space isn’t everything. The compact bathroom exudes urban cool and has everything a young family could need.

Home for the Holidays: 15 Festive Dining Chairs to Dress Up Your Table

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

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Design Cheat Sheet: 5 Need-To-Know Tricks About Decorating With Color

Apartment Therapy

Color is a really powerful tool in design. But it can also be a debilitating one if you're unsure of what colors you like and what works best in your space. Or maybe you're worried about getting tired of anything bolder than white or wood tones. You're not alone.

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Trendy Shabby Chic Ideas You’ll Want to Try ASAP

Trendir Magazine

The shabby chic style has been around for quite some time. The beauty of having a shabby chic design is it has the ability to update any old furniture and have it appear new once again. It is also great for homeowners that enjoy adding DIY pieces into their home.

All About the Craftsmanship of Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Cement tiles aren’t just popular because of the stunning designs available, they’re also one of the most durable types of tile on the market. In fact, there are many examples of 100-year-old cement tile installations that still look great today. So what is it that makes cement tiles so hardwearing?

Caesarstone Shakes Up U.S., Israeli Production

Stone Update

Management changes at quartz-surface plants after production and margin drop in third quarter. Featured Company Insider News

Atlas Concorde Marvel Stone and Room

ISC Surfaces

Marvel Stone - Cream Prestige & Nero Marquina Marvel Stone creates harmony with a beautiful mix of marble and stone look tiles. This line offers a realistic visual of marble veining and tonalities along with luxurious contemporary design.

A Look at Our Favorite Furniture: Rugs

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. When it comes to making a room feel more like home, all you have to do is look down.

Love It or Hate It, This Design Trend is Back in Bathrooms

Apartment Therapy

It was absolutely everywhere in the early 2000s — tiny square tiles, often in mosaics of varying shades, with a bit of an iridescent sheen. Those same tiles were big in the '70s and '80s, too, although then you were more likely to see them in shades of white or beige.

15 Unique Ceilings Fans That Are Both Functional & Stylish

Trendir Magazine

Instead of assuming that you have to stick with tradition if you want to keep a fan in your space, do a bit of research first. Of course, changing out light fixtures for something more modern, modern feminine, or something incredibly artistic like a brand new chandelier is nice.

ARDEX Introduces UI 720™ FLEXBONE® Floating Uncoupling Membrane in Convenient Sheets

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA (November 7, 2017) – ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX UI 720™ FLEXBONE® Floating Uncoupling Membrane is now available in convenient sheets for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America.

New Product: Sant’Agostino Shadebox

United Tile's Blog

SHADEBOX is a stunning collection of three separate series that all work impeccably together to create one style. SHADELINES is a porcelain body with irregular lines on the surface, creating a wavy and three-dimensional motion. This provides a relief resin effect.

American Olean's Newest Stone Looks - Merit & Vellagio

ISC Surfaces

Merit Brown 12x24 Merit Light Gray 12x24 Merit is a contemporary stone look designed for open environments. Use it to create a continuous look inside and out, with large format tiles, neutral colors, and realistic veining and variation.

How to Decorate with Orange to Stylishly Warm Up Any Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Mandarin, pumpkin spice, sunset, warm persimmon … these are all paint color names for orange.