Travel is like love, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity, ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end. – Pico Iyer Architects, Designers and Artists love to travel to find inspiration in the built environment, the … Continue reading Travel is Like Love
Wilsonart has introduced Spectrum – an entirely new Virtual Design Library (VDL) category that pairs subtle, layered design with a spectacular range of colors. Spectrum premiered with the Crossweave Series – 25 curated colors in a cross-directional design with a woven feel. The dazzling colors in the Crossweave series was taken directly from emerging trends … Continue reading WilsonArt Spectrum Crossweave and Mid-Century Options
I’ve been using Blanco Fixtures for about as long as I’ve been a designer. One of the things (among many) I like about their sinks is the ability for homeowners to personalize their sink – to enhance cooking, cleaning, entertaining or organizing in style. New custom-designed accessories for the QUATRUS R0 and QUATRUS R15 sinks provides numerous options … Continue reading Blanco Quartus Accessories
In 2016, Thermador will celebrate 100 years of creating Real Innovations for Real Cooks. To demonstrate the evolution of kitchen personalization, unveil upcoming trends and showcase new innovations, Thermador will kick off its milestone centennial celebration at Design & Construction Week January 19-22, 2016. The brand will be located within the International Builders Show (IBS), … Continue reading Thermador Celebrates 100 Years of Innovation
TOTO was the first company to use active cleansing technology. TOTO durably bakes HYDROTECT, a unique protective coating for ceramic building materials that renders surfaces self-cleaning; into their products. Continue reading What is Active Cleansing Technology?
Menswear trends have inspired Walker Zanger’s Sterling Row collection, which incorporate marble and wood-look porcelain tiles in gray, black and white tones. The Sterling Row collection is inspired by the elegant feel of fine fabrics, the richness of burnished leather and the luxuriously appointed shops of the finest tailors in London, Manhattan and Paris. “Using modern … Continue reading Dapper Design
Wilsonart recently introduced 50 (You read correctly, 50!) patterns in their new quartz collection at KBIS in Vegas. The Wilsonart Quartz patterns celebrate discovery with designs inspired by locations and cultures from as far away as the Gobi desert to the Midwest skies of the USA and native peoples of the Americas, Australia and Southeast … Continue reading Wilsonart Quartz Collection