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27
May

Designing With Minerals

Love the reclaimed look? Thanks in part to this growing craze, natural and organic materials are everywhere. New homes, restaurants, offices, and storefronts have been quick to jump on the trend, ditching sleek modern lines for raw edges and natural finishes. It’s no surprise that this trend has opened the doors for the reemergence of …

26
May

Jacksonville Store Testimonial

Dear Ms. Cinal, Four years ago my husband and I built a 3,600 sq. ft. home in Fernandina Beach. Our contractor, Bryan Lendry, directed us to your establishment for the purchase of all of the tile in our home including stone flooring and ceramic tile counter tops in our kitchen. We had a very positive experience with …

15
Apr

5 Ways to Use Wood Plank Tile in Your Home

The look of wood is timeless. But in hot, humid states like Florida, it takes extra care to keep your hardwood floor looking as great as the day it was installed. If you’re looking for an easier to maintain option, but still want the classic look of hardwood, wood plank porcelain tile is a great ...
1
Mar

Smart Design: Hidden Kitchen Storage

We love talking about design in our blogs and all the aesthetic components that go into it—but addressing how your design functions in everyday life is equally as important. A kitchen remodel is a big undertaking. And while you can design yours to look beautiful, if you don’t take into account how you plan to ...
25
Jan

3 Ways to Easily Use Pantone’s Color of the Year

This year, Pantone chose the complimentary Rose Quartz and Serenity as their colors of the year for 2016. Reminiscent of baby pink and baby blue, the colors are a natural fit for Florida, calling to mind the tranquil blues of the coast and iconic pink buildings from its Art Deco past. You don’t need a …

16
Dec

Geometric Tile in Mosaics

Geometric tiling isn’t just for backsplashes anymore. Today gorgeous custom tiling is used to accent walls, floors, tables and countertops, and any other surface you can imagine. We love this growing trend that’s adding big personality to our homes and transforming the way we see design. Here are our favorite ways to incorporate geometric tiles …

6
Nov

Update Your Kitchen With Custom Details

In the past, the living room was the centerpiece of your home, but today, everyone wants to be where the action is – the kitchen. An updated kitchen can increase the resale value of your home, but you don’t need a full-blown renovation to accomplish this. With a little help from the team at Florida …

27
Oct

Spanish Revival

Spanish Revival, also called Spanish Eclectic, takes inspiration from multiple eras in Spanish design to the Great Depression, designers and architects continue to revisit its iconic style, and to this day it remains a popular choice for homes in the region. Also coined as “Mizner” style Florida continues to build homes of tiled roofs, stucco …

15
Sep

Style Spotlight: Moroccan Influences

At Florida Design Works we love to be inspired by nature, tropical places, and most important – the beach. This style spotlight will cover all three – with a major focus on the exotic Moroccan region! Creating unique style with Moroccan vibes can be achieved through architectural details, intricate patterns, elaborate doorways, and recessed niches. …

20
Jul

All About Pools, Pt. II

Little Details Make a Big Difference   Read All About Outdoor Pools Pt. I At Florida Design Works, little details are our thing. We love being able to add a splash of color, or a hint of texture in an unexpected, beautiful way. And we’re lucky to work with dozens of high-end suppliers who are as …