Week of June 22nd, 2020 – Lake Houses & Nautical Vibes

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week As we officially enter Summer, we also enter another exciting time for most families and couples – vacation season. After working those cold, dreary winter hours with the thought of a Summer retreat in the back of your mind, the time has finally come to use up that

Design Thoughts – Winter Restaurant Week 2020

One of the many great things about New York is the food scene, and there is no better way to check out the hottest restaurants on a budget than by attending New York Restaurant Week (Tuesday, January 21st through Sunday, February 9). As designers, we are who we are, delighting in the visual appeal of

Week of December 16, 2019 – Christmas Flair

1. Corporate Meets Christmas Top tips for last-minute holiday party planning from an Orlando event expert, Orlando Business Journal Christmas is right around the corner, and if you haven’t planned a company holiday party yet, you might not be relegated to the office copy room. These tips are perfect for a party planning procrastinator. 2.

Week of December 9, 2019 – Holiday Decorating

Week of December 9, 2019 1. Design with a Purpose 4 local designers participate in Children’s National’s annual Light Up the Season, Northern Virginia Magazine We are so proud to see the work Case Design’s Allie Mann and Alexandria Hubbard are doing for the Light Up the Season annual holiday fundraiser. Such a fun and

Cozy Up Your Home for the Holidays

It’s the time of year where temperatures drop, and everyone looks forward to all things cozy. There’s no better place than your home to amp-up welcoming vibes, especially as the holiday season gets closer and house guests are over more frequently. Before this busy time of year, consider making subtle changes to ensure your home

Week of November 11, 2019 – Veteran’s Day Inspired

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week – Military Interior Design and Architecture With Veteran’s Day this week and Thanksgiving right around the corner, we have been thinking a lot about what we have to be thankful for. In honor of those who have served our country, we are dedicating this week’s Top 5 Design

Medieval Flooring & Encaustic Tile

Our thoughts are in the Medieval ages this week, with the Renaissance Festival wrapping up a few days ago and the chilly (sometimes gloomy) days that evoke a feeling of days past. Come with us back in time to learn a few quick facts about medieval flooring, from stone to encaustic! Quick History of Tile

Week of October 21, 2019 – Renaissance Styles

Did you get a chance to visit the Renaissance festival this season? The Maryland Renaissance Festival just ended this weekend and it got us thinking about what inspiration we can draw from the Middle Ages. From refurbished castles dating back to the 16th century to the melding of contemporary design in renaissance spaces, these are

Chinese Tariffs and their Effect on the Tile Industry

Many people have asked us about how the newly implemented Chinese tariffs will affect the tile and flooring industry. They wanted us to go into detail about the actual tariffs and their impact. Here it is.  Retailers and product-based companies in many consumer categories are affected by the new tariffs and countervailing charges implemented on

Your Room’s Focal Point: The Fireplace

It’s that time of year when fireplaces become more than a beautiful centerpiece — they are also a source of warmth and comfort. With the fall season in full swing, it’s common for our clients to start thinking about taking their neglected ole’ fireplace and bringing it into the modern era.   Tile can take your