2017: A Year of Saying “YES!” to Life

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WRITTEN by RITA S. WILKINS My first year as a City Girl, has been like being a kid on a brand new playground. So much to do! So much to see! So much to experience! When I moved to Philadelphia just 1 year ago, I chose to say “YES” and to embrace almost […] Read more »

23 Amazing Built In Kitchen Nooks


When designed properly, a kitchen can become the very beating heart of a family home. Such a design requires that a kitchen become a place where the family can gather, either to keep one another company while cooking or simply to share a quick bite from the refrigerator before heading […] Read more »

Baby Boomers Want Space, Lifestyle Amenities in Apartments


What kind of neighborhood are boomers looking for? Today’s developers are getting just as creative in where they build as in what they build. Billy Pettit has a unique outlook on what seniors housing is and what it won’t be very soon. “Seniors, today, tend to follow the rules and […] Read more »



A PLAYFUL SOLUTION TO REGULATE SOUNDS To divide a space and create some privacy, the BuzziFalls are a new playful variation in our acoustic solutions gamma. These strips are made out of BuzziFelt with cut out shapes in various patterns, for example falling leaves. A playful solution to regulate sounds […] Read more »

Illuminated Laminate


  ATI’S LUMISPLASH™ PRODUCT LINE is a patent-pending, multilayered, ultra-thin 1/4″ (6mm) decorative laminate that emits light evenly across its surface and has impressive impact, scratch, chemical, and abrasion resistant properties. Read more »

Stone: A Sight to Behold


                Natural stones retain a timeless beauty. Highly sought-after materials from all over the world make rooms special and create a magnificent, stylish feel. A collection of marble, granite, onyx, travertine and limestone that elegantly furnish, with bright or delicate colours and harmonious […] Read more »

Sliding Door System


DORMA ESA500 SLIDING DOOR All Glass Partial Breakout Automatic Sliding Door The DORMA ESA 500 is an all glass (top and bottom rails only) door designed for interior applications where emergency breakout of only the sliding panels is required. Read more »

The Officeless Office that Works

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Unassigned workspaces, sometimes called “free address” or “nonterritorial offices,” have long been a fact of life for consultants or employees who do their jobs mostly on the road or from home. But a growing number of workers, including some who spend more time at the office, have had their cubicles […] Read more »

Simple Desires for New Amenities Remains Top Reason to Remodel


According to remodelers in NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI), a simple “desire for better/newer amenities” ranked as the number one reason customers remodel their homes in 2014, just as it did in 2013.  On a scale of 1 to 5 (where 1 indicates never or almost never, and 5 is very […] Read more »