August, 2020

Lunch and Learn with Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain USA

Are you an architecture firm or design studio interested in expanding your tile expertise? Would you like to continue your education while exploring the world of Spanish architecture and design?

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Playlist of the Week – Working From Home

Architectural Ceramics

Week of August 10th, 2020. This Fall, things slowly enter a “new normal” as life seemingly carries on through our post-pandemic world. Your favorite pumpkin spice latte might be handed to you from a longer distance, or perhaps you’re now a Zoom pro, master of working from home in a time when uncertainty is imminent. Whatever changes you expect to see in your life this Fall, we’re here to provide perhaps the most important part — the soundtrack.

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Kid friendly yet trendy apartment decor

Trendir Magazine

So, you’re living in an apartment, have a couple of kids and a dog, with no clue on how to have a well- put together home that isn’t boring.

Radio Stone Update -- August 12, 2020

Stone Update

Hard-Surface Imports Up in June; KBIS, Xiamen Stone Fair Updates; more. Featured Episodes Radio Stone Update

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Introducing Mosa Canvas: Subtle, Versatile, Tactile Porcelain Tile

Rubble Tile

The Dutch tile makers at Mosa are well known for sustainable practices and innovative designs. Now, they’ve introduced a new porcelain tile collection created to enrich a space through its tactile relief and soft, organic character. These tiles are also hardwearing and functional, especially fit.

New Remodeling Trends Report Points To Growing Wellness Design Popularity

JG Kitchens

One of the impacts of Covid is that everyone is spending so much unexpected time at home. Call it a stress test on our living spaces. The contractor leads that Houzz shares point to some areas of interest that definitely tie into wellness design.

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Museo de las Collectiones Naturales, A CID Award Winning Project

Tile of Spain USA

During this year’s annual Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards special recognition for Innovation in Tile was awarded to COR Asociados Arquitectos for the Museo de las Collectiones Naturales.

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Coffee table Ideas that are stylish and Functional

Trendir Magazine

If there is one accent piece that has remained true to home décor, it is the coffee table. An item that will always be needed and loved by everyone. For some, it’s a display table for knick-knacks they know and love, for others its where they can eat a snack or two while watching TV.

Lorin Anodized Copper Collection Promotes “Reflect Your Vision” Philosophy

The A to Z of Building

Lorin Industries, Inc., the global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, announces the updated Anodized Copper Collection, ideal for exterior and interior

Being an Architect Is Hell – Painting and Contact Paper

Life of an Architect

Renovating your home is fun. as long as you have an unlimited budget and don't have to live there during the process. Unfortunately for me, I don't have either of those two things and the last two weeks have been pretty rough.

Thought Leader Conversation: School Psychologist Roseann Capanna-Hodge On Wellness Design Ideas For Covid Homeschooling

JG Kitchens

I'm very glad my 'munchkin' is in her late 20s now and I don't have to cope with homeschooling this fall, like millions of other parents and step-parents across the country. I wanted to share some tips with them, so I reached out to school psychologist Rosemary Capanna-Hodge.

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Why Do You Need the Best Public Adjuster in Orlando?

Kitchen and Residential Design

Via Insurance adjusters or public adjusters are the same. They are the people who are responsible for assessing the scope of damage to any home after an incident such as a hurricane, windstorm, tornado, or fire.

Week of August 3rd, 2020 – Library Design

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Wee k. In the year of challenges and obstacles, we take on August like we have every wrench thrown our way, with a big smile and an open mind!

Outdoor Summer décor ideas that is too good to not indulge in

Trendir Magazine

The summertime is great! You get to spend the most time outdoors, the weather is typically beautiful, and an extra dose of fresh air is always awesome. Keeping that in mind, decorating your outdoor space for the summer can be quite complicated, even for those that are experts at home décor.

Study Shows How Red Bricks can be Converted into Energy Storage Device

The A to Z of Building

A new study by researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis reports that red bricks, some of the world’s most well-known and inexpensive building materials, can be transformed into

055: Scale This!

Life of an Architect

How does scale factor into the practice of architecture? For any architect, scale and proportion are two skills that appear to be the most challenging to master. Continue reading 055: Scale This! at Life of an Architect. How does scale factor into the practice of architecture?

Build Your Own Home with Turnkey Suppliers

The Armchair Builder

August 5th, 2020 As a home builder that provides resources to people that want to build their own home, I’m often asked, “what is the one thing you would recommend doing to make the process of building a home by owner easier?”

3 Easy Ways to Cut Expenses at Home

Kitchen and Residential Design

Via Despite many people working 40+ hours a week, many Americans still struggle to save. In fact, stats show that well over half of all Americans have less than $1000 in savings. A big part of this is the hefty monthly expenses that most people have.

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Playlist of the Week — Library Jams

Architectural Ceramics

Week of July 27th, 2020. Finding the right music that allows productivity while studying/working can be a real challenge for some, as if you’re not careful enough you might end up writing what you’re listening to, and have lyrics of Travis Scott’s new album implemented in your coding lines, An Astroworld Algorithm , if you will.

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Hope’s Windows, Inc. Celebrates Membership with SWI as Company Marks 100 Years in Service

The A to Z of Building

Hope’s Windows, Inc., the nation’s leading and most experienced manufacturer of custom-designed, solid hot-rolled steel and solid bronze window and door systems, announces the Steel Window

Hope’s Windows, Inc. Receives Hurricane and Impact Certification for Pivot Doors

The A to Z of Building

Hope’s Windows, Inc., the nation’s leading and most experienced manufacturer of custom designed, solid hot-rolled steel and solid bronze window and door systems, announces that its

French Construction Output Will Contract by 11.6% in 2020

The A to Z of Building

Following the release of data from the French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) showing a steep fall in construction output in the second quarter of 2020; Moustafa Ali

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Award Winning Construction Software Company EasyBuild UK Launch New Mobile App

The A to Z of Building

Construction software company EasyBuild is one of the most recognised providers of ERP (enterprise resource planning) software to the construction industry. The three year award-winning software

Canadian Lighting Manufacturers And Custom Lighting Companies

Kitchen and Residential Design

Via Have you ever considered the importance of light for your home décor? Light can do wonders for both the interior and exterior of houses and apartments, hence enabling homeowners to refresh their homes by starting a custom lighting project.

Grand Junction AC Repair - Choosing AC Repair Pros in Grand Junction for Green Living

Kitchen and Residential Design

In today’s world, everyone has become obsessed with the idea of going green. Everywhere you look, there are green buildings, green eco-living spaces, green furniture, green equipment… you name it and it exists.

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