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Choosing Tiles should be Fun!

Just a quick post here  – the folks over at The Baked Tile Company having some fun with an old Kirsty McColl number, enjoy, then check out the website!

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Fresh Baked Ideas for Ceramic Tiles

 

Back in the eighties, floor tiles were undergoing something of a revolution. As production methods moved away from the ‘double fired ‘ system (or ‘bicottura’ where the clay body or ‘biscuit’ was fired first, before applying the glaze and then firing again) to the ‘single fired’ or ‘monocottura’ system, which simply means that the biscuit and glaze are fired together in one single firing.

 

Patchwork - By BAKED

Patchwork – By BAKED

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Top 5 kitchen worktops for 2013

This month, The Kitchen Design Centre of Manchester, Blackburn and Colne, offer their top 5 picks for new work-tops in a guest blog.

It can be difficult to choose a worktop for your kitchen. After all, it’s arguably the most noticeable kitchen design feature and getting it wrong will affect the entire room.

That’s why Kitchen Design Centre is here to help with the top 5 kitchen worktops for 2013…

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Welsh Slate bids for World Heritage Status

The BBC have reported on a bid by the Welsh Slate industry to obtain World Heritage Status. Having lived and grown up in North Wales I have been surrounded by this wonderful gift of nature, but it’s reach is far greater than that. Welsh slate can be found all over the world, you can read the article here:

And for those who want more information, watch this short video, also from the BBC

 

 

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