Becca Blasdel

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Product>pavers and decks that create cohesive outdoor spaces

New offerings in pavers and decks are increasingly decorative, so designers can create a flow between indoors and out with flooring that feels warm but acts tough. Walks Floor Gres

Walks ceramic tiles mimic the aesthetic properties of quartzite and are made of extra-thick ¾-inch porcelain…

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Product>outdoor lighting

When night falls, outdoor lighting can provide a sense of safety or romantic ambiance, or even change the design of an entire space. These innovative products offer endless applications.

LED Floodlights BEGA

The symmetrical light distribution of this product is ideal for…

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Product>elegant outdoor furniture

Such stylish street furniture options may be hard to distinguish from residential furnishings, but both are made to take the heat (and rain and snow).

Ahnda Dedon

Designer Stephen Burks immersed himself in the weaving culture of the Philippines to develop AHNDA’s open weave.…

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Product>trend reporting from Cersaie

The Architect's Newspaper just got back from a week in Bologna, Italy, exploring Cersaie—Italy's ceramic tile design fair. There were a few recurring themes amongst exhibitors, and here are the trends that really stuck out. Click on each thumbnail to see the larger version! Textiles A lot of companies…
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Product>Luxury Italian kitchen designs

Luxury Italian-designed kitchens pull double duty as second living rooms, becoming the home’s focal point.

Foodshelf Collection Ora ïto for Scavolini

This highly customizable collection focuses on the relationship between the living room and the kitchen. By eliminating wall units and offering…

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Product>spa worthy shower systems

Five standout shower fixtures that bring a five-star quality—via color, steam, or awe (or ahhhh)—to any bath. LampShower Nendo for Axor The first of its kind and the second collaboration between Hansgrohe and Japanese design studio Nendo, the LampShower provides the ambiance and look of a house lamp,…
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2016 Best of Products Awards winners>visionaries

The results are in! We deliberated over hundreds of entries, covering everything from residential furnishings to smart home systems and facade products. Our superb team of judges evaluated entries for innovation, aesthetics, performance, and value. In addition to selecting a winner and two honorable mentions for each category…

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2016 Best of Products Awards winners>outdoor and openings

The results are in! We deliberated over hundreds of entries, covering everything from residential furnishings to smart home systems and facade products. Our superb team of judges evaluated entries for innovation, aesthetics, performance, and value. In addition to selecting a winner and two honorable mentions for each category…

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2016 Best of Products Awards winners>Kitchens + Bath and Interiors + Furnishings

The results are in! We deliberated over hundreds of entries, covering everything from residential furnishings to smart home systems and facade products. Our superb team of judges evaluated entries for innovation, aesthetics, performance, and value. In addition to selecting a winner and two honorable mentions for each category…

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2016 Best of Products Awards winners>Lighting + Electrical and HVAC + Environmental

The results are in! We deliberated over hundreds of entries, covering everything from residential furnishings to smart home systems and facade products. Our superb team of judges evaluated entries for innovation, aesthetics, performance, and value. In addition to selecting a winner and two honorable mentions for each category…