Get The Look: Wisconsin White

The London Tile Co.

Recreate this charming rustic brick look with Wisconsin White porcelain tiles and Ardex Ocean Grey Grout.The brick effect tiles have a realistic textured finish and can be used on both the walls and the floors. Perfect for creating a cosy & rustic kitchen splashback or an urban brick wall in living areas. Advice Bathroom Tiles Kitchen Tiles Tile Design Tips get the look

Toscano Cement Tiles Ground A Beautiful Bathroom

Granada Tile

Kurtz renovated the bathroom for her parent’s home in Wisconsin. Get Inspired bathroom Echo Collection J Kurtz Design Jenika Kurtz Toscano WisconsinCement Tiles Finish A Room Beautifully. What’s the style of your room? Is it Industrial? Maybe it’s a little rustic?

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Lake House Transforms Family’s Campsite in Wisconsin

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

What used to be the family’s campsite on Lake Superior in Wisconsin is now a fascinating family retreat. The post Lake House Transforms Family’s Campsite in Wisconsin appeared first on

Unexpected Filigree Of Colors Adorning The Redaction House in Wisconsin, USA

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

According to the architects, the new building s its on a narrow sliver of land on a small suburban lake, surrounded by prosaic spec homes in Oconomowoc in Wisconsin, USA. The post Unexpected Filigree Of Colors Adorning The Redaction House in Wisconsin, USA appeared first on

Tutor Perini Subsidiary Awarded Three Projects in Wisconsin and Minnesota

The A to Z of Building

Tutor Perini Corporation, a leading civil and building construction company, today announced that its subsidiary, Lunda Construction Company, has recently been awarded three projects in Wisconsin and

Guy & O'Neill Plans Major Expansion of Manufacturing Facilities in Fredonia, Wisconsin

The A to Z of Building

Guy & O'Neill Inc., a private label and contract manufacturer, has announced plans for a major expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Fredonia, WI to accommodate expanding business

ACH Foam Technologies’ Structural Insulated Panels are Vital Part of Wisconsin Architect's Dream Home

The A to Z of Building

ACH Foam Technologies' R-Control® Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) have become a crucial tool for architects and builders who are creating beautiful buildings that approach net zero energy

The Big Reveal :: Project Master-bath by Kohler

The Ace of Space

Project Masterbath Kohler-Symbol Deck Mount Faucet Memoirs Tailored Vanity Collection Poplin Collection Purist Sconce Stargaze Freestanding Tub Wisconsin As promised this post is devoted entirely to Project :: Master-bath and our collaboration with Kohler Co.

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Merchanstyle :: Why You Should Take A Seat (Or Two)…

The Ace of Space

A few weeks ago I received a press release from a P/R person in Wisconsin introducing Merchanstyle (, a unique company they thought I may be interested in writing about. Childrens Rooms Coastal Interiors Color Easy Updates for the Home Fabrics Kitchens New York Design Center Uncategorized Alfred Shaheen Merchanstyle Michelle Boehart Project Runway Re-purposed Furniture Vintage Accessories Vintage Furnishings Vintage Lamps Vintage Murano Pendants Wisconsin Businesses

The Best In Bath and Beyond

The Ace of Space

What I was soon to find out, however, that there was a side to Wisconsin that took my breath away. I’ve been missing for three days, and for good reason. I was traveling. Not for vacation (although there were R&R moments).

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New Tile Ranges at London Tile!

The London Tile Co.

Wisconsin. The Wisconsin ceramic tiles have a worn vintage look to them, giving a rustic ‘shabby chic’ feel to rooms. Browse the Wisconsin range of tiles online. We’ve added some great new tiles to the London Tile website over the last week, and we want to tell you all about them! If you’re looking for something modern and stylish or a bit more traditional, click through to read all about these great new additions. New Tile Ranges at London Tile.

London Tile April Tile Offers

The London Tile Co.

We’ve got 30% off our Wisconsin rustic tiles this month, including both the brick and hexagon shapes. Available in white, grey and red-brown, the Wisconsin range can be used to create a modern but rustic look in kitchens and bathrooms. Our April Tile Offers are here, and this month we have four gorgeous ranges for you to choose from.

Cabin in the Woods

Life of an Architect

The most recent one is taking place in Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin – a small community about 4 hours North from Madison, Wisconsin. My Work Projects Residential Travel a day in the life Cabin Wisconsin

You should say 'Yes' more often | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

This last week I was in Chicago for the American Institute of Architects National Convention – I arrived around 1:00am Wednesday morning (my first seminar was 6 hours later) and I left Sunday at 9:00am to drive to northern Wisconsin to meet with some new clients.

How To Lay Brick Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

We stock the slim 250x60mm Battersea range which resembles traditional bricks, or the 200x100mm Wisconsin range which is more of a standard tile size.

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ARDEX Americas Wins 10 Awards at 2018 Starnet Design Awards, Including 5 Gold

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Education Gold: University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin Starnet Member: J. Aliquippa, PA, April 23, 2018 – ARDEX Americas is proud to be recognized at The Starnet Commercial Flooring Design Awards as a preferred vendor for 10 winners, including five gold awards.

London Tile August Tile Offers

The London Tile Co.

We love the brick effect that the Wisconsin range gives; go for Cotto for a traditional brick look, White for a more washed out, beachy theme, or Grey for a trendy modern look. This month we have some very special offers on some of our favourite ranges. Whether you’re looking to freshen up your bathroom or installing a brand new kitchen, we have the perfect tiles for you. Click through to find out more about the tiles on offer in August. First up we have the gorgeous 3D Sahara tiles.

Indonesian Inspiration: AC’s Batik Collection

Architectural Ceramics

To see our Batik, Naturals, or Legend collections up close and personal, visit our Bethesda showroom at 6807 Wisconsin Ave. What do tiles and textiles have in common? Both begin their life cycles as natural elements. Both are flat surfaces waiting to be embellished.

Wet Basement: A Reader Question

The Armchair Builder

from Wisconsin asks… We had some […]. March 26, 2019 For those of you that are new to Armchair Builder, we are here to help homeowners, owner builders, and future real estate purchasers with any questions they may have. Here is a question we just received about a wet basement in a new home. Terry M. Owner-Builder

Keeping Warm with Fireplace Tile

Architectural Ceramics

There, you can see another fireplace that uses AC’s Truffle Collection in Crush, and a quick mention of our Bethesda-area showroom at 6807 Wisconsin Ave. The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful.

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SASP Offers Training for Mechanical Installation of Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement

The A to Z of Building

Founded in 2005, The School for Advanced Segmental Paving (SASP) in Franksville, Wisconsin is the world's first and only full time vocational training facility offering HANDS-ON "best

NRC Permits SHINE Medical Technologies to Begin Medical Isotope Plant Construction in Janesville

The A to Z of Building

SHINE Medical Technologies has received approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to begin constructing a plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, to make a medical isotope needed in about 20

It all makes Cents: Rudi’s Tile & Design Construction

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

The penny wall, located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was 200 sq. Markus Dworowy of Rudi’s Tile & Design Construction , is a second generation German Master Tile Setter and Craftsman. He started in the industry when he was just ten, learning the trade from his father back in Germany.

Housing Harley Davidson

Diary of a Tile Addict

Following the recent war of words with Donald Trump after the Wisconsin-based American motorcycle company Harley-Davidson announced that it was moving some of its production overseas to avoid tariffs on bikes sold in the European Union, here’s a calmer tale from this iconic brand.

Make Your Country Kitchen With Rustic Tiles

The London Tile Co.

The Wisconsin range are another brick rustic tile, which offer worn design wall tiles with gorgeous matching hexagon floor tiles. Creating the perfect country kitchen seem like quite a task for those of us who don’t have an Aga. However, it is possible to create the homely feel of a farmhouse kitchen without splashing thousands on a new-old oven!

Marble Institute of America Launches Midwest Chapter


The goal of the chapter will be to increase educational offerings and networking opportunities to stone professionals in the region (Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). The Marble Institute of America has announced the Midwest Stone Fabricators Association (MWSFA) will become the MIA Midwest Chapter.

GE Plans to Build US$265 Million State-of-the-Art Gas Engine Factory in Canada

The A to Z of Building

GE Power & Water plans to stop manufacturing gas engines in Waukesha, Wisconsin and open a new facility to build engines in Canada. The new facility will also have back-up capacity to manufacture

heard around the architectural studio #020

Life of an Architect

We spent three action packed days up in the woods of Northern Wisconsin working on a cabin project – nothing beats face to face design time with the clients. … The people who live and work in northern Wisconsin are a unique group of folks, I’ll give you that. The contractor doesn’t need protection … he’s from Wisconsin.

New Midwest Chapter Kicks Off with Two Great Events


We look forward to working with the Midwest Chapter Steering Committee to provide quality events for stone professionals in Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Manitoba.” GK Naquin of Stone Interiors facilitates a discussion with Midwest stone fabricators regarding the importance of facility planning. Minnesota Stone Summit attendees take part in discussions regarding industry standards and industry safety.

Avente Tile Talk: Leaf Imprint Tiles and the Right Design Create.

Tile Talk

If you are in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area and in need of landscape design, stop by and see Tom and the team. Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Leaf Imprint Tiles and the Right Design Create Tranquility.

These Tiny Homes Let You Try Before You Buy

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Escape Homes , a company based out of Wisconsin, lets you rent tiny homes for an evening, or up to several days, to see if it’s the right fit for you. Have you been thinking about a tiny home, but not sure if you’re ready to make the leap?

11 Sneaky New Build Budget Busters (and How to Avoid Them)

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Some of the sneakiest budget busters can drain your budget before you even pour a foundation. You’ve painstakingly picked out your paint color and chosen the perfect bathroom tile.

Modern Farmhouse Tips Its Hat to Silo Style

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Wendell Burnette Architects took inspiration from grain silos in their design of this modern farmhouse in Wisconsin. At a distance, Field House’s galvanized zinc sides and two-story rectangular mass look like a purely functional building nestled in fields of corn.

Graphic Designer’s House Blends With Its Natural Surroundings

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Johnsen Schmaling Architects completed the design of a 1,855 square-foot modern residence located on the wooded eastern shore of Wisconsin’s Door County, USA.

Small Cedar Home Reigns Over Farm-Field Landscape

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Salmela Architect recently completed the design of a charming contemporary home located in Door County, Wisconsin. The 1,093 square-foot crib reigns over a farm-field landscape and takes in the peacefulness of the surroundings.

President's Message: Introducing our new president, Dan Rea


I was elected to the MIA Board of Directors in November of 2009, representing Zone 4 (Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). Hello fellow MIA members. My name is Dan Rea and I have the honor to serve as your MIA President for 2015.

Art Basel Miami 2015: Part I -Art Miami

Kitchens for Living

Rumor has it (not really it’s on his website ) he lives a secluded life in the woods of Wisconsin and no one really knows too much about him personally. It’s hard to believe another edition of Art Basel Miami Beach is in the books.

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Sub-Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest – The Big Winners

Life of an Architect

As I understand it, all the judges met in Madison, Wisconsin (headquarters for Sub-Zero and Wolf) for several long days to evaluate this contest’s kitchen entries and determine the 53 regional winners.

Design in a Day

Life of an Architect

The rest of the article is from Doug, explaining his process and style … I read with interest Bob’s blog post relating to his design technique on his recent trip to Wisconsin for a new client. I have known architect Douglas Burke for a few years … although we have never met.

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New Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibit Gives You a Free Look Inside His Designs

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Organized with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation in Scottsdale, Arizona, i t covers most of Wisconsin’s “Frank Lloyd Wright Trail” of buildings and includes 26 miniature scale models of his best work.

Stagetecture’s 5th Anniversary & Past Year Highlights!


I was invited to Madison, Wisconsin once again to witness the unveiling of the biggest rollout of new technology and new appliances for the Sub-Zero/Wolf brand. Entry #3608, August 15, 2014.

This is Exciting – The Beginning of the End

Life of an Architect

Thankfully I was in Wisconsin at the time (Scary Story: Cabin in the Woods from my Wisconsin trip) and I was able to miss out on what looks like a tremendous amount of coordinating fun.

What Is Your State’s Most Popular Design Style? Google Knows!

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Markel Design Group California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin Most popular design style: Scandinavian Scandinavian design is popular because of its crisp white spaces and organic-feeling wood elements.