Gabrielle Golenda

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The latest trends in kitchen appliances, bathroom fixtures, and building materials

In February, more than 100,000 people flocked to the Las Vegas Convention Center to see what’s trending in the kitchen and bathroom industry and peruse new building materials. The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) and The International Builders’ Show (IBS) hosted over 2,000 manufacturers and companies from…
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What architects want: customizable kitchens

With features like cutouts and raised countertops, the latest off-the-shelf kitchen islands and cabinets offer a wealth of options. These products can adapt to any color, material palette, or out-of-the-box vision.

Etna Lineadecor Modular by design, this kitchen system pairs different components—like an island with a countertop table—to…
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These new smart home devices provide security beyond surveillance

These smart home security systems allow you to monitor your home from anywhere. With added features like an emergency response system and digital keys that provide guest access, these devices do more than just monitor your home; they help you to actively secure it.
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Six U.S. manufacturers pioneering laminated wood

CLT, GLT, NLT, DLT, and all the other LTs: You’ll find our favorite laminated timbers made by U.S.-based manufacturers and suppliers below. You’re welcome!

CrossLam CLT Structurlam

Significantly lighter than the usual alternative, concrete, CrossLam CLT is made by layering panels of timber in two directions…

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Seven wood surfaces to “spruce up” any room

From carbon-zero hardwood to pine designed by Kengo Kuma, these interior surfaces bring you the best in new wood surfacing.

Burn Rustic Solid Pine - Vertical Collection Havwoods International Designed as interior cladding for walls and ceilings, Havwoods’ Vertical Collection of reclaimed solid pine planks and panels were…