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Designer Building Materials: “Dent Cube” 3D Stoneware Tile / Cladding

The “Dent Cube” from Inax is a 3D porcelain tile cladding material for indoor & outdoor applications. Create your own pattern by filling in the individual tiles with glass inserts, paint, or other materials. For a nature-inspired look, the rough-textured tiles can even hold patches of moss or small plants or grasses. This innovative building material was developed by Inax Corporation with the help of architect Teruo Yasuda. Its inspiration was the concept of “Nagomi”, a sense of inner calm

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Kitchen Design Case Study: Contemporary Kitchen with Zebra Wood Cabinetry

Project: SV Kitchen – Contemporary Kitchen with Zebra Wood Cabinetry Futuro Futuro Product: 2x 14″ Jupiter Island Range Hood Kitchen Design: Steve Price of Beautiful Remodel LLC Kitchen Fabrication: Cabinetry built by Castle Cabinets, installed by Beautiful Remodel  Location:  Phoenix, AZ Client: SV residence Beautiful Remodel can be contacted at: Steve Price, Designer/General Contractor Beautiful Remodel, LLC PO Box 1762, Gilbert, Arizona, 85299 Tel (480) 276-3107 Fax: (888) 654-1654     The kitchen in the contemporary/retro home located in the Phoenix Metro area, Arizona had plenty of

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Unique, Unusual Toaster Design Concepts

Since 1893, when the first toaster made its commercial appearance, billions of bread slices, bagels, and other baked goods have been heated & crisped by this incredibly useful mini-appliance. Of course, through over a century of innovation, the toaster went through quite a few evolutions, from the General Electric “Model D-12″ to the automated, heat-sensing, chrome-plated, timer-equipped modern creations, with all the bells & whistles one might expect. Having perfected the toasting technology and the controls, designers unleashed their vision,

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10 Great Architectural Lessons from Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright is arguably the most significant architect of our time. His design principles have influenced countless followers, and his buildings continue to inspire to this day. But what are those design principles? offers an overview of 10 great concepts from the master of architecture. Check out the article “10 Great Architectural Lessons from Frank Lloyd Wright” for insights on vision, organicity, harmony between the building and the setting, the importance of architecture, the life-changing aspect of a

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New Model: 42″ Insert/Liner – Built-in range hood for custom cabinetry

The perfect ventilation solution for custom cabinets, Futuro Futuro’s innovative “Range Hood Insert/Liner” series offers a full-featured range hood – complete with wireless remote – in an easy-to-install, compact package. Now available in 42″ width to accommodate cooktops up to 48″ wide. Made in Italy from the highest-grade AISI 304 stainless steel, and equipped with a powerful yet quiet 940-CFM blower with 4 speeds, it offers plenty of airflow to accommodate a variety of cooking conditions. Easy installation – completely assembled, pre-wired, and secured with

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