Category Archives: Materials & Ideas

5 Things to Consider Before Starting to Remodel Your Kitchen

A kitchen remodeling project is definitely a plus, by giving you the most return on your investment, right? Let’s face it, when you bring your friends over, you usually get the high-fives on the nice TV and couch set up but it’s like a dramatic event when they enter the kitchen area. You get judged from appliances to how the space usage was utilized and even down to your faucets and utensils. I’ve been there, so before you think about remodeling, think about these

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Holiday Gift Ideas: 10 Innovative Kitchen Gadgets Under $ 25

With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to start gift-shopping, and the earlier, the better! Whether you’re looking to treat that special someone, a favorite family member, or make your own kitchen experience a little better – here’s a list of cool and useful kitchen gadgets priced under $ 25 that will impress your favorite chef without breaking the bank.   Follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date with “Top 10 Lists” like these, as well as

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Italian Glass Flooring by Vitrealspecchi: fabulously functional

Glass flooring creates an instant, undeniable allure. There’s something about the glow and aethereal visuals that makes it immensely attractive to high-end building applications. Architects and designers love it for the creative freedom – structural glass flooring lets you “move light” throughout the structure, illuminating and showcasing different levels. Whether a multi-story retail mall that reveals and illuminates lower-level stores via glass walkways, an environmentally-conscious museum or art gallery that uses natural light cascading through structural glass, or a luxury

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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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