Tag Archives: surfacing

decorex london – finds in textiles, stone and finishes

In a previous post I introduced Decorex International, one of the anchor trade shows of the London Design Festival that I attended in September.  In it I focused on Decorex lighting and art that caught my eye.  Today I continue my … Continue reading

infatuated with the sublime fabrics of bernie de le cuona

Ask anybody who is anybody in the world of interior design about de le Cuona fabrics and I venture to say everybody would give Bernie de le Cuona an A+.  Her sumptuous textiles are specified for the best homes and … Continue reading

considering a wood paneled shower? tiles that pave the way

Last week I was at the A&D Building in Manhattan placing orders for a client project, and though tile was not part of the trip, I wandered into the Hastings Tile & Bath showroom.  I’m always in awe of how … Continue reading

the kaleidoscopic patterns and colors of IKAT

    If you’ve been observant, you’ve noticed that Ikat (pronounced “eee-cot”) pattern has been the rage with designers in the last couple of years. This ancient textile can now be found in everything from women’s bags to ice buckets … Continue reading

going gaga over dimensional surfaces

YUMA and SUBU panels   Walls are an important factor in any interior design project. I have featured many different products that I can certainly recommend including stencils, wallpaper, mega photograph mural, colored concrete, translucent concrete, glass tiles and ceramic … Continue reading

playing with glass tiles

Glass tiles for the kitchen or bath have been the talk of designers for several years and quite frankly, many of these are just simply boring.  Seen that, done that! Enter Edgewater Studio in Vancouver, Canada.  This artistic custom tile … Continue reading

concrete gone wild

Concrete surfaces, whether floors or counter tops for the bathroom or kitchen, have been very “in” during the last decade.  Polished concrete floors can be very sexy and appealing but at times can seem rather cold.  In researching concrete alternatives, … Continue reading