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Authentically Terracotta

Authentically Terracotta

I was first introduced to materials that were Authentically Terracotta during a trip to Florence, Italy. In the early ‘80’s, the Impruneta area offered a wonderful array of classically produced terracotta tiles that still linger in my imagination. Since then, that area continues to serve a solid niche in terms of architectural, natural, Authentically Terracotta […]

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Deep Green Fall 2017

As we all work our way through various inbound feeds, once in a while something will jump out at us. Recently, Country Living published a bit entitled “15 Trends You’re About to See Everywhere This Fall”. What caught my eye was the inclusion of Deep Green Fall 2017 as a  design trend. Specifically, this Country […]

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Shape, Texture and Stone

  Shape, Texture and Stone meld together to provide the homeowner and designer interesting options in terms of both visual appeal and practical usability.In fact, the essence of combining shape and texture, using stone as your medium of choice, creates a real sense of organically derived pattern. Of course, here in the late Summer of […]

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Pairing Marble and Ceramic Tile

Pairing marble and ceramic tile is a formidable design statement when done correctly. This synergistic coupling can firstly, add more color choices from the pantheon of ceramic tile to enhance the marble. Then secondly, the marble can contribute depth, formality and general gravitas to the ceramic tile. Taken together they are greater than the mere […]

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Modo De Vida | July 2014

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The Versailles Pattern in Stone

The Versailles Pattern in Stone allows for a design flexibility that is an enviable addition to any interior design plan. As you can see in the imagery above, the pattern is capable of producing an 18th century French elegance and an open, airy architectural style so in demand in fashion forward circles today. Also known […]

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Mediterranean Patterns in Tile

All interior design plans must pay some sort of attention to a familiar set of considerations. Light, color, scale, shape, texture, pattern, client desires and much more must be addressed in one way or another. Today, let’s chat about patterns. In particular, Mediterranean patterns in tile and how you can pair them with other elements […]

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White Marble in the Summer Time

This weekend brings us Fathers’s Day. By any measure, the summer season is now fully underway and with it comes the thoughts, sights, sounds and traditions that have always arrived with it. Think picnics, BBQ, baseball, golf, the beach, and perhaps for some of us an enduring memory of “fancy folk” cavorting in their “summer […]

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