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Ceramic Tile Collab: Sister Parish for Country Floors

As The Tile Turns

Interior design would look little like it does today without the influence of Sister Parish and Albert Hadley. These prominent 20th-century designers moved the industry forward with daring, yet accessible aesthetics that captured the best of classic and contemporary concepts.

Week of June 29th, 2020 – American Design

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. As June comes to an end, we enter July – the month of humidity, hot dogs, and of course some American spirit.

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Why Colored Grout is Now The Latest Design Trend

The Tile Doctor

The days are gone when grout was just something functional you used to hold tiles in place. Grout is a serious consideration in the overall aesthetic of not only the tile work itself, but for every room in the house. General

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Wrecked furniture but not as you know it

Diary of a Tile Addict

Waste is an unfortunate reality for the majority of industries, which is why at Diary of a Tile Addict we love to highlight companies and creatives seeking to minimise or re-use waste.

5 Tips for Designing Your Dream Kitchen

Kitchen and Residential Design

If you're a fan of cooking shows like "Hell's Kitchen," "Chopped," or "Top Chef," you may find yourself dreaming of the day when you can renovate your kitchen.

Playlist of the Week – USA

Architectural Ceramics

Week of June 29th, 2020. As the month of July approaches, the time for Summer fun and festivities arrives as well! This 4th of July season will bring new challenges in the post-COVID-19 new normal, including socially distant fireworks, virtual cheers and many more innovations that have kept us sane during these recent trying months. As the way of life slowly adapts and adjust to the “new world”, one thing remains the same: American Music.

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Shower Tile Installation

The Tile Doctor

Porcelain, ceramic, and stone tile can be used in tile lined showers to create beautiful, durable, and long lasting installations. Starlike Waterproof Tile Grout is perfect when installing new shower tile. General

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Cool wallpapers that will enchant every room

Trendir Magazine

Though many of us remember wallpapers as being one of those items our grandmothers used to have in their kitchens, they have come a long way since then. Wallpapers have become the new “IT” item and we are all for it.

SETTECENTO renews the partnership with the art director Massimo Nadalini

Ceramics of Italy

“ I’ve chosen Manifattura Ceramica as payoff to represent the Settecento style. Passion for work and love for materials are our drive for creating with craftsmanship warm finishes. We design surfaces starting from hand made skills in order to dedicate the outmost care and accuracy to details.

Regrouting Tile and Stone is The New Cool Fashion Trend!

The Tile Doctor

Tile and stone, when installed properly, is rarely ever changed due to failure of performance or because the tile or stones surface is wearing-out. On average, a tile installation remains in place about 17 years. General

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Do Architects Still Need to Draw?

Life of an Architect

Do architects still need to draw? This is a controversial topic to be certain, but is it something that should be considered when planning for the future of the profession and the education of future architects? I am not certain of my stance on the issue, but I do believe it needs open discussion.

Invigorating Pantry Door Ideas – Smart Space Organization

Trendir Magazine

If you have ever watched any reality TV than you know everyone seems to have an immaculate pantry. From the door to the items inside everything seems so perfectly organized and ready to go.

Woodsafe Timber Protection from Sweden Sets Sail for Britain

The A to Z of Building

Woodsafe Timber Protection, one of Scandinavia's leading companies in fire-retardant wood surface layers and fire-retardant wood products, is establishing in the UK. Raketskolan Kiruna Sweden

Pools and Decks

The Tile Doctor

Ceramic, porcelain, and stone tile decks and patios, this section will detail these installations. For tiling patios on concrete slabs on grade, look in Floors Exterior.This section will deal with elevated tile patios and tile decks. General

How to Make Your Home More Secure for Your Family

Kitchen and Residential Design

You need to feel safe inside your home. Increase home security to ward off or deter anyone or anything from harming your family with a few practical ways. Photo by Gwendal Cottin on Unsplash Your home has a chance of being targeted by criminals at any given moment wherever you live in the US.

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Mosaicos

Liebe Leser, ja, ich weiß, ich habe diesen Blog schädlich vernachlässigt. An Themen lag es eigentlich nicht. Aber nun ist es hier erstmal vorbei - ich bereite meine Themen nämlich nun im Magazin von MOSÁICO Zementfliesen auf. Hier ist mein erster Beitrag: [link] Ich hoffe wir sehen uns dort! Dear readers, if you are interested to read in German, you can find my texts about art, history, pattern etc. in the "Magazin" of MOSÁICO Zementfliesen - see above link. Hope to see you there

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Hybrid City Competition Results Offer Solutions to Improve Both Sustainability and Efficiency

The A to Z of Building

Metsä Wood’s Hybrid City Challenge called for ways to make construction more sustainable, while maintaining efficiency using current building methods. The answer lies in hybrid

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Floor Tile Installation Methods

The Tile Doctor

Letand#39;s start out by choosing a method. The method includes how the substrate will be prepared to receive the tile, the necessary materials, and can include the type of tile used. General

Countertop Decking

The Tile Doctor

Porcelain, ceramic, or stone tile can be used on all manner of tile countertops. The term decking refers to the wood that covers the tops of the cabinets or shelves beneath the tile countertops. General

Shower And Tub Layouts

The Tile Doctor

Porcelain, ceramic and stone tile imparts a long lasting and easily maintained surface for bathtub surrounds and shower walls. The layout of the tile, according to industry standards, is the same for any other tiled installation. General

Sorting Floor Tile

The Tile Doctor

Sorting Floor Tile Both stone and ceramic tile can have patterns on their surface as well as color variances. Ceramic tile is often manufactured with patterns imprinted on the surface and color or shade differences. General

Sorting Wall Tile

The Tile Doctor

Both stone and ceramic tile can have patterns on their surface as well as color variances. Ceramic tile is often manufactured with patterns imprinted on the surface and color or shade differences. General

Sorting CounterTop Tile for Installation

The Tile Doctor

Both stone and ceramic tile can have patterns on their surface as well as color variances. Ceramic tile is often manufactured with patterns imprinted on the surface. The patterns may be identical on each tile. General

Sorting Tile For Shower and Tub Installation

The Tile Doctor

Both stone and ceramic tile can have patterns on their surface as well as color variances. Ceramic tile is often manufactured with patterns imprinted on the surface. The patterns may be identical on each tile. General

Deflection

The Tile Doctor

When installing stone or ceramic tile over floors and walls, each have different requirements. However, they have one thing in common. That is the necessity that they have a firm stable surface on which to be applied. General

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Shopping For Tile And Stone

The Tile Doctor

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) together with the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) establish guidelines and minimum performance levels for the manufacture of ceramic tile. General

Repairing Damaged Tile

The Tile Doctor

This section will detail the proper methods in removing, replacing, and re-grouting ceramic, porcelain, and stone tile and porcelain tile fixtures in existing bathrooms and other areas. General

Tile Expansion Joints

The Tile Doctor

Ceramic, porcelain, and stone tile expands and contracts with thermal and moisture changes in the environment as do all building materials. The expansion or contraction will rarely be seen with the naked eye. General

Tub Tile Installation

The Tile Doctor

Porcelain, ceramic, and stone tile can be installed in bathtub surrounds with dramatic results. This section details the most popular methods today. The tub can be made out of fiberglass, steel, or cast iron. General

Listellos

The Tile Doctor

Listellos or other highly decorative tiles are installed in the same method as other ceramics or stone. The field or trim tile layout is simply adjusted for the fit of the pieces. The same is true of murals, liners, and patterns. General

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Epoxy Grout vs. Cement Grout

The Tile Doctor

Grout is a thick paste that has many applications. The application most people are familiar with is for filling cracks between tiles to help keep them in place. Tile grout is typically cement-based. General

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Selecting The Right Tile

The Tile Doctor

Tile Doctor Tip: Take the time to find the right ceramic or stone tile for your application. Make sure that your choice is the best to suit your needs and budget. First, will the ceramic tile be glazed or unglazed? General

How to Install Specialty Tile Floors

The Tile Doctor

In this section, weand#39;ll describe three specialty tile installation situations you may encounter given how versatile ceramic, porcelain and stone tile are for flooring and transforming them into beautiful surfaces. General

The Tile Doctor Introduces Litokol's ZHERORisk Products in the U.S.

The Tile Doctor

The Tile Doctor, a provider of innovative, eco-conscious products and solutions for the tile industry, has debuted ZHERORisk products, a new line of non-toxic, non-corrosive and sustainable products for tile applications. General

What is the Best Grout for Glass Tile?

The Tile Doctor

According to Merriam Websterand#39;s Dictionary, one of the definitions of Aesthetics is "pleasing in appearance." Aesthetics are an important part of our everyday lives. Everywhere we go, we take in the way things look. General

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Glitter Grout: The New Way to Add a Unique Style to Any Room

The Tile Doctor

While a lot of people think of grout as nothing more than a filler between tiles, the truth is, grout is a smart way to take advantage of custom design ideas and to add a personal touch to every room of your house. General

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Stone Manufacturing

The Tile Doctor

Bear in mind that just like their man made cousin, stone tiles have their own characteristics and installation requirements. As always, follow the manufacturer instructions for the installation of the chosen material. General

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