Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mixing and Matching

This 2-by-1-inch Coastal Keystones collection in straight-mounted Tradewind features Colorbody Porcelain tile from Daltile and glass tile from Oceanside Glass Tile If you’re thinking of adding a tile backsplash, you don’t have to stick with just one material. Try combining different materials and textures to bring visual interest to your walls. The Coastal Keystones collection from Daltile features both Daltile porcelain body and Oceanside Glass Tile on pre-mounted sheets. While the porcelain offers a traditional sheen, the translucent glass offers

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A STAINLESS STEEL KITCHEN DESIGNED FOR AT-HOME CHEFS

Architect Alberto Torsello is the design brain behind Abimis kitchens, a design that will bring a chef’s kitchen to your own home. The kitchens are handmade in Italy and constructed entirely of stainless steel that’s impact resistant, meaning if you ram a stool into a lower cabinet, it won’t ding. The surface is orbitally polished to help make scratches and marks difficult for the eye to see, while also warming up the typical bright look of the shiny material. Torsello,

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Backsplash Bling

Update a classic subway tile backsplash with color: Debris Series recycled ceramic tile by Fireclay Tile. Currently, my kitchen has a 4-inch splash of the same material as the countertop. The 14 inches between splash top and wall cabinets is painted the same shade as the rest of the kitchen. I’m betting many of you have the same arrangement in your own kitchens, if they haven’t been remodeled: Most production builders use this formula. Practical Pointers Here are some things

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