Curving Lines and Exquisite Views Defining Ventura House in Dorset, United Kingdom

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Ventura House is a modern family residence in Dorset, United Kingdom, developed by David James Architects & Associates in collaboration with Husen Developments. The post Curving Lines and Exquisite Views Defining Ventura House in Dorset, United Kingdom appeared first on Freshome.com.

A Story of Smoke and Fire

Diary of a Tile Addict

Art and Artists Artisanal Tiles Hand-made Tiles United Kingdom 1950s style tile artisanal tile artist Clay Tiles coloured glass inserts glass bird tile hand-made tile Mark Aldridge Smoke and Fire Tiles tiles unique mosaicWith a group of designers whose priority is in the art, Smoke and Fire Tiles is a ceramic treasure trove. Founded in Stamford, Lincolnshire by Mark Aldridge, the company now resides in a converted granary in Suffolk.

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Conserving Character at The Corn Stores

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Restaurant Interiors Restoration United Kingdom grade II listed building restoration quadrant design Rarebreed restaurant reading restaurant design restaurant interior Solus Ceramics The corn Stores tile tiled interior travertine 1 collection varied floor finishThe future now looks different for this Grade II listed building. Once left derelict and dilapidated, it has had the life breathed back into it by the folks from Rarebreed.

Delightful Dial Square

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Floor Tiles Restaurant Interiors United Kingdom 20.20 The new, stylish venue for Arsenal FC fans celebrates the birth of the club in a way that ties history with today with a refreshing and modern interior. Located at the Clock End of the Arsenal FC’s Emirates Stadium the club’s origins are highlighted from the off. The designers at 20.20

BBQ Smoked

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Design Delights Motifs & Materials bbq tiles ceramic clay gas Granby press-moulded slip-cast smoked tiles tile United KingdomIf there’s one creation that brings the magic of ceramics to life, it’s the BBQ’d tiles from Granby. Systems of glazing and decorating tiles have been developed over centuries, investigating the many ways heat, clay, pigments, and minerals react with one another and sometimes you really have to see it to believe it.

Silicastone Saves Scrap

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Reclamation sustainability United Kingdom Alusid eco companies Lancashire recycled ceramic tiles recycled glass tiles recycled into terrazzo recycled mineral waste tiles recycled tiles Silicastone sustainable companies Terrazzo tile university research development

Queen’s Park Art

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Art and Artists Murals United Kingdom ceramic art community art project Glasgow Joanne Dawson Johnson Tiles mural Queen's Park Scottish artist Scottish mural tile tile art tiled muralA bright new symbolic mural was recently unveiled at Glasgow’s Queen’s Park Arena. After talking with business owners and primary school children, local artist Joanne Dawson designed the artwork to reflect what the park means to those who use it frequently.

Toon Town Tiler

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Art and Artists Mosaics & Glass Tiles Public Art Street Art United Kingdom Urban Art Weird & Wonderful cartoon mosaics comic book art hampshire wildlife mosaic mr men southampton superheroes the simpsons tile art vigilante tiler whimsical art Will RosieAnother vigilante tiler has come to Tile Addict’s attention, and this time they are much closer to home!

New Report Analyzes Structural Building Materials Market in United Kingdom

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Structural Building Materials Market in United Kingdom: Business Report 2014" report to their offering. This report is a

Technical Texture Talent

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3D tiles Art and Artists Concrete Tiles Uncategorized United Kingdom 3D relief tiles bespoke surface solutions Bletchley Park mural concrete art Gallery Different geometric shapes Graphic Relief Ingo Glaetsch textured tiles tile unique tilesLondon based surface design company Graphic Relief specialise in texture and materials, crafting unique and curious works and intricate designs.

Ca’Pietra Collection Selection

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Coloured Tiles Design Encaustic Tiles United Kingdom Ca'Pietra chevron tile cornish tile Navajo new tile collection patterened tiles Porcelain Tiles Seaton tile wood-look tileLast week a whole new selection of collections in a range of styles was released by family run Ca’Pietra – three of which have been selected to take a closer look at. Navajo Fox (200x200mm).

Flowing Figures

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Their appeal is clear, inspired by the natural movements and materials presented throughout the animal kingdom (the artist herself keeps fish, bees, ducks, and sheep) as well as organic floral movements, the artworks represent something wholly familiar, yet entirely abstracted. Art and Artists Ceramic Curiosities United Kingdom Weird & Wonderful 3D porcelain artist ceramic art Design Fenella Elms nature inspired art porcelain art porcelain sculpture porcelain slip tile UK artist

London Launch Party Alert

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B2B Magazines Business & Markets Contracting CPD Exhibitions interior design Marketing United Kingdom Clerkenwell Design Week Contract Flooring Journal Kick-start Publishing Shaws Carpets Specifier's Guide to Flooring Tile & Stone JournalThe Specifier’s Guide to Flooring from Kick-Start Publishing.

The Tiled Corridor

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3D tiles Artisanal Tiles Public Art Scotland United Kingdom Craven Dunnill Jackfield decorative circular tiles Design Exhibition Scotland Frances Priest hand crafted tiles hospital art hospital interior Jackfield Tile Museum mental health art public design Recrafts Shannon Tofts Photography The Bowes Museum The Royal Edinburgh Hospital the tiled corridor the tiled corridor installation tile designThis is supremely special. It invigorates the imagination and calms chaos.

Championing Ceramics

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Business & Markets London Showrooms United Kingdom USA British Ceramic Tile ceramic Dal-Tile Design distributor Marketing National Tile Day National Tile Week new porcelain retailer tile Tile Giant tilesNews of Dal Tile’s efforts to support National Tile Day (23rd February) in the USA have got me thinking. They have also inspired the DTA posts for the next few days.

Granby Grows Great

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Artisanal Tiles Hand-made Tiles New Tile Designs Production Technology United Kingdom Chini Room coloured clay community land ownership Encaustic Tiles enice Architecture Biennale free space Granby Granby Workshop Liverpool tile Turner Prize 2015 UK based production UK manufacturing unique tile manufacturing process unique tilesExperimenting with production technique is something of a specialty for Liverpool based Granby Workshop.

The Tiled Corridor

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3D tiles Artisanal Tiles Public Art Scotland United Kingdom Craven Dunnill Jackfield decorative circular tiles Design Exhibition Scotland Frances Priest hand crafted tiles hospital art hospital interior Jackfield Tile Museum mental health art public design Recrafts Shannon Tofts Photography The Bowes Museum The Royal Edinburgh Hospital the tiled corridor the tiled corridor installation tile designThis is supremely special. It invigorates the imagination and calms chaos.

Ceramic Collaborations

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Enigma restaurant featuring Neolith sintered stone by TheSize. RIBA North is hosting Moulding Futures: Collaborative Explorations in Ceramics for Architecture symposium on Friday 8th December, a one-day event created by ECAlab and supported by Tile of Spain, the University of Liverpool and Leeds Beckett University. Through presentations and chaired discussions, leading global authorities will explore the value that ceramics can bring to architecture. Eagle Place (detail).

Collaborative Explorations in Ceramics

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3D tiles Architecture Design Exhibitions External Tiling Façades Production Technology Public Art Spain Tile Technology United Kingdom Albert Dock ceramic Ceramica Clare Twomey ECAlab Liverpool Liverpool Waterfront new Prototype façade RIBA North Tate Exchange tile Tile of Spain tiles UKPrototype of a façade that has yet to be glazed. What does the future of ceramics look like?

Ceramic Cartoon Creations

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Coloured Tiles Corporate Video Design Students English Tiles Murals Tile Humour Tiled Interiors United Kingdom Wall Tiles Weird & Wonderful Callum Pearson CTD Tiles D Pearson Bathrooms & Kitchens Green Galactic Genius Green Giant Leeds College of Building Magical Baby Horse Night Vigilante Pixel Pop Red Italian Plumber Reflections by Gemini Sir Superspeed SkillBuild 2017 Space Soldier Steve Roberts Thunder Warrior To Build or Not To Build Tracy Hildreth

Housing Harley Davidson

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The new Harley-Davidson showroom in Manchester, England.

Throwback Thursday: 2012 Olympic London Aquatic Centre

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It’s #TBT to the 2012 London Aquatics Centre in London, United Kingdom. ARDEX X 77 MICROTEC Fiber Reinforced Tile and Stone Mortar was the selected product used to place approximately 866,000 tiles in the pools for the Aquatics Centre. This one mortar solution with a creamy consistency and outstanding coverage allowed the installers to work more quickly and efficiently to complete this project on time. The aquatics centre looked great for the 2012 Olympic water events.

Contemporary Reinterpretation of Traditional Chalet: Hocker Farm in UK

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Donald Architecture completed the design of Hocker Farm , a charming stone cottage within The Peak District National Park in Longnor, Buxton, United Kingdom. According to the architects, the development had to be in-keeping with the local context, which entirely formed the external appearance of the extension: “Constrained in size by the original garage footprint, the challenge was creating the extra rooms within a relatively small volume of space.

Medieval Flooring & Encaustic Tile

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The image above shows the tiled floor of Winchester Cathedral , which boasts the largest area of original medieval tiles in the United Kingdom! We have a striking example of Minton encaustic tiles just a few miles away, located in the United States Capitol. Our thoughts are in the Medieval ages this week, with the Renaissance Festival wrapping up a few days ago and the chilly (sometimes gloomy) days that evoke a feeling of days past.

Tile Excellence-Ask the Experts: ask chris blog stats this month

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materials4me Online Shop Now Available to End Users in Germany

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Following its rollout in the United Kingdom and Spain, the "materials4me” online shop is now also available in Germany. Starting from the end of April 2016, small users and end customers in

Unique Fitzroy Park Home Embedded in Lush Surroundings

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Across a narrow stone and metal bridge in North London, a modern family home rises to impose its elegant shape on the grounds of what used to be a late 1950’s house in Fitzroy Park, London, United Kingdom. How would you feel to be met by a luxuriant jungle every time you come home?

Week of July 15th, 2019 – Cultural Inspirations

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United Kingdom – English Country House. Last week, we looked at amazing American design inspirations, but many designs are pulled from cultures around the world. The fusion of these elements is a testament to the mixing pot of the U.S. and our daring design community. This week, we pulled five projects and articles focused on design elements from around the world. China. At the St. Regis Hotel in Hong Kong Western and Eastern Design Influences Deftly Intermix , Metropolis.

Network Rail Link Awards Jacobs Contract for Proposed Western Rail Access to Heathrow

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announced today that it was awarded a contract by Network Rail to support its proposed new rail link from the west of England to London Heathrow airport, United Kingdom Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Comprehensive Business Report on UK Market for Special Building Materials

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Special Building Materials Market in United Kingdom: Business Report 2014" report to their offering. This report is a comprehensive

Cement Tile Circling the Globe: India

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We already know that cement tile has recently seen huge surges in popularity in the US and Canada, the United Kingdom, and throughout Europe. Now India has caught the fever! India’s Surfaces Reporter Magazine devoted a portion of their June 2013 issue to the growing popularity of decorative cement tile in India over the last decade. The article, “Are Decorative Cement Floor Tiles Making a Comeback?”

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Is It Me, or Does This Cabrits Tub Look Like a European Clog?

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Victoria + Albert may not be familiar to many Americans, but this United Kingdom-based brand offers some beautiful modern and traditionally styled bath tubs and sinks made from something the company calls ENGLISHCAST, which is a one-piece casting of volcanic limestone … Continue reading → Bath Plumbing Products Dominica ENGLISHCAST Victoria + Albert Cabrits Tub

Avente Tile Talk: Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012

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Over time, and with the spread of Islam, the art made its way through to Northern Africa, and to what is now known as Spain, Italy, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012. Project Pick: Hand-Painted Spanish Ceramic Tile Risers Aventes Spanish Tiles are beautifully hand-painted in a variety of colors and patterns on ceramic bisque using time-honored techniques.

AskTileExcellence.com: reader stats this month

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Contemporary Farmhouse in Suffolk

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Norm Architects completed Reydon Grove Farm , a contemporary farmhouse at the edge of a working farm in Suffolk, United Kingdom. The single story has a long, thin layout to match the size of the pre-existing barn and dairies on the site. This layout works to emphasize the natural landscape outside. In particular, its mere one story avoids becoming an imposing structure that sticks out in the sprawling farmland. Instead, it uses glass walls and a white interior to disappear.

Brick Residence in London Showcases Glazed Timber Extension

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Scenario Architecture took on the challenge of renovating this Victorian villa in London, United Kingdom. The clients own a flat inside this beautiful brick residence named “Clapton House” They have been living here for a few years, but just recently decided to upgrade it. According to the architects, the existing apartment had a very old glass conservatory, which was freezing cold in winter and overheated in summer.

Functional London Apartment Opens to Landscaped Rear Garden

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EMR Home Design completed the renovation of a modern ground floor apartment in London, in the United Kingdom. One of the walls in the living area is entirely covered by a shelving unit for the owners to display their precious artifacts. The renovation involved a contemporary rear extension alongside full internal refurbishment.

An Industrial, Colorful Loft in London

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Located in an old factory near Edgware Rd, London, United Kingdom, this colorful and animated loft was thoroughly planned and designed by Cloud Studios. Playful and artistic, the apartment gives away good vibes at every step. An open plan lounge, kitchen and dining room invaded by natural light sets the tone for a bright home with an original character. Dynamics is achieved through numerous lines that direct and redirect the viewer’s attention in all corners of the interior.

Industrial Space Transformed into Colorful and Animated Loft in London

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Located in an old factory near Edgware Rd, London, United Kingdom, this colorful and animated loft was thoroughly planned and designed by Cloud Studios. Playful and artistic, the apartment gives away good vibes at every step. An open plan lounge, kitchen and dining room invaded by natural light sets the tone for a bright home with an original character. Dynamics is achieved through numerous lines that direct and redirect the viewer’s attention in all corners of the interior.

Industry News

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QEP will be representing the full line of Homelux-branded products and accessories throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean region. Homelux is a leading international brand of tile trims, tile accessories and tiling tools based in Ashbourne, United Kingdom. Tile Redi® wins new product award.

Victorian Terrace House in London Gets Fresh Redesign

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Scenario Architecture creatively redesigned a Victorian terrace house located in London, United Kingdom. The residence, named Canfield Gardens , was planned according to the living needs of a small family. After studying the clients’ living habits, the developing team found out that 90 percent of their time is spent in just 10 percent of the space, so solving for this was the main challenge for the project.

Modern Extension Reshaping a Confusing Home Layout in Winchester, UK

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Located in the outskirts of Winchester, United Kingdom, Kilham House was once a common looking building with a confusing layout. AR Design Studio came up with the idea for a modern extension that gives the crib (now entitled “ The Runners House “) a distinctive look and feel: “A grand, double-height entrance guides you into the building, immediately bringing you into the heart of the home which has now been become the main living space for the family.