Gala Series Movement from Design and Direct Source

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Design and Direct Source (DDS) is owned and operated by Ann Sacks and was started after her retirement from Ann Sacks Tile and Stone. Jumping back into the same field, she is once again bringing unique product to the developer and design professional. The company is a resource that prides itself on providing the best products at the best prices, as well as creative and timely responses to requests. Continue reading

Krion® Solid Surface Materials from Porcelanosa

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Krion is a new generation of solid surface material, warm to the touch and similar to stone, developed by Systempool, a Porcelanosa Group company. The non-porous product, composed of one-third organic material and two-thirds natural minerals, is anti-bacterial, hard-wearing, highly resistant and easy to repair, requiring only minimum maintenance. Sheets of the material can be cut, then joined and thermofused together to create seamless, smooth curved pieces. The Royal + Lux product is the most innovative in the Krion series as it contains mixed particles of metallic and transparent materials. Continue reading

Solar Window and Decorative Film from Llumar

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The LLumar neutral window film offers the means to eliminate excess heat and glare from the sun’s rays passing through large glass windows. The high-performance film blocks more than 99% of the damaging ultraviolet rays and rejects up to 65% of total solar energy. The result is a minimized heat buildup which increases comfort and substantially helps to reduce energy costs. Continue reading

Hand Screened Wallpaper by Aimée Wilder


Drawing inspiration from contemporary graphic art and the design world, Aimée Wilder produces both traditional and contract wallcoverings and fabrics. All of the patterns are hand-silk screened on clay-coated paper and on two contract wall covering substrates, Type II paper Backed Vinyl and Terralon. The Traditional Wallpaper can also be used for commercial purposes due to a similar fire rating and all of fabrics can be produced with a commercial coating. Continue reading

Zeromano Handcrafted S/S Farmhouse Sink from Lottare

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Following the popular trend of farmhouse kitchen sink designs Lottare offers both a double- and single-apron model. Most of the company’s farmhouse sinks come with slightly curved fronts as pictured, but they also offer a straight apron front model. The Zeromano double undermount sink offers plenty of space for the washing and preparation of food. On the left side is a larger bowl and on the right a narrow, rectangular bowl perfect for drying clean dishes or for use during cooking. Continue reading