Around the Web

It’s been raining a lot the past couple of days here. If you are like me and find yourself stuck inside and trying to avoid the pile of laundry in the corner, you may find these Blogs a worthy distraction. Tile Manufacturer Daltile launched a new Blog recently called “From the Floor Up.” The blog … Continue reading Around the Web

Mad for Plaid

Have you seen the fall fashion runways? Although plaid seems to be a perpetual fall trend, the classic print is hotter than ever for the upcoming season. This means in the days ahead you’ll start to see chic home accessories popping up stores that will be featuring tartan motifs. I’m not the only one that thinks plaid will … Continue reading Mad for Plaid

Tile Trends 2015

I recently attended the Coverings trade show in Orlando. It was a terrific show with so much to see. Exhibitors come from all over the world to display the latest in colors, trends, manufacturing and technology. There were a few stand-outs in design trends this year. Here’s the rundown. Shape: Hexagon Once considered more “retro” … Continue reading Tile Trends 2015

Cork for the Bathroom

These days we are pretty comfortable with the use of cork for flooring and wall treatments but the notion of a bathroom fixture made from cork is pretty spectacular. GRANORTE, based in Portugal, is a leading sustainable flooring manufacturer and producer of cutting-edge cork products from vessels and tile to lighting and furniture. Initially created to recycle the … Continue reading Cork for the Bathroom

Boat Shaped Bathtub

Do you love the look of a free-standing tub but feel like they are all too similar in shape? If so, then this sleek tub from Zone of Absolute Design (ZAD) is for you. Designed by Rossella Sblendorio for ZAD, the Funamori tub draws its inspiration from the small wooden sushi boats used in Japanese restaurants. The … Continue reading Boat Shaped Bathtub