Dream Beach House Uses Blue and Vetrazzo Surfaces In All The Right Places

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Apr 27, 2018 1:57:16 PM

Nestled in between the beach and the sound is a picturesque barrier island in North Carolina aptly named Figure Eight Island. This coastal southern paradise is an ocean lover’s dream and a creative inspiration, thanks to its vibrant blue waters that sparkle in the sun, nearly white sands and pops of lush green vegetation scattered around the island. In fact, the natural beauty of the colorful seascape was exactly what inspired the designer Lindsey Cheek of Gathered, a full-service interior design firm and shop in Wilmington, North Carolina, when she was called on to design one of the beachfront homes. 

Keywords: Bretagne Blue, Kitchen design, Coastal kitchens, Beach chic kitchens, Coastal colors

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The Coastal Cool Collaboration: A True Blue Matchup of Vetrazzo + Oceanside Glass & Tile

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Jan 26, 2018 3:39:25 PM

We’re kicking the year off right at Vetrazzo with a collaboration with one of our all time favorite brands, Oceanside Glass & Tile, makers of colorful and creative recycled glass tiles. Like us the tile makers use recycled materials and artisanal craftsmanship to create new and beautiful design materials. We also share another thing in common - a deep love of color, especially bright aquas and deep blues inspired by the sea.

Keywords: Floating Blue, Georgia Marble, Blue designs, Bretagne Blue, recycled glass countertops, Turquoise, Coastal kitchens, Bathroom vanity, Coastal colors, Mixed materials, Designing with quartz and recycled glass, Vetrazzo by Laura U, Designer Collection, Aqua Current

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2017 Year in Review: 8 Recycled Glass Kitchens, Bars + Islands

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Dec 21, 2017 12:55:59 PM

As the year comes to a close, we are always excited to reflect on the many unique and creative Vetrazzo projects that were completed in 2017. From beachside bungalows to celebrity kitchens and more, we spotted Vetrazzo in all its many colors and forms from coast to coast. It turns out, homeowners love the look as much as they love the craftsmanship and heart behind this eco-friendly material. And one designer, Laura Umansky, fell so hard for the material that she designed four of her own custom Vetrazzo color mixes and installed her favorite in two of her home kitchens.

Keywords: Recycled Countertops, Coastal kitchens, Outdoor Kitchen, Waterfall islands

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Cali Couple Brings The Beach Inside For A Coastal Kitchen With Turquoise Recycled Glass Countertops

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Oct 18, 2017 1:07:18 PM

Lita and Lonney Mills knew that when they could finally upgrade their kitchen they'd fill it with the tones and sparkle of the Pacific Ocean.

Keywords: Bretagne Blue, Coastal kitchens, Beach chic kitchens, Coastal colors

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A Contemporary Resort-Inspired Home With A Kitchen Reflecting the Ocean

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Sep 13, 2017 10:57:49 AM

 

 

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on Jupiter Island, FL, is a contemporary residence that is both polished and sophisticated. Designed by architect Mitchell O’Neil and interior designer H. Allen Holmes for an adventurous Annapolis, MD couple, this resort-inspired custom home is the ultimate seaside experience.

Keywords: Palladian Gray, Kitchen design, Coastal kitchens, Beach chic kitchens, Coastal colors

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Bright Coastal Kitchens with Fresh Summer Inspired Designs

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Jun 9, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Summer is calling and those jewel colors and sandy neutrals of the coastline are making their way into kitchens across the country, waterfront zip code or not.

Keywords: Coastal kitchens

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4 Millennial Pink Pairings To Make Even Your Countertops Blush

Posted by Steven Schrenk on May 19, 2017 12:28:03 PM

Millennial pink has taken over everything, and don’t expect it to go away anytime soon. From fashion, hair color, and makeup palettes, to paint colors, furniture and kitchen appliances, this cheeky, sincere, and nostalgic color has invaded the lives of not only millennials, but also gen xers.

Keywords: Bathroom countertops, Kitchen design, Coastal kitchens, Fair Pearl, Aqua Current, Retro designs, Millennial pink

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When The Fabricator is Skilled, The Outdoor Kitchen Shines

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Jan 13, 2017 3:53:13 PM

 

Mike and Gina Haase have lived in Ventura, CA many years raising a healthy family and operating a successful local business.  They’re ocean lovers and avid anglers who were looking for a durable, eco-friendly material for their outdoor kitchen. From their backyard the couple enjoys sweeping vistas of the Pacific Ocean and the generous California sunshine.

Keywords: Glass Countertops, Recycled Countertops, recycled glass countertops, Coastal kitchens, Outdoor Kitchen

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2016 Year in Review: 10 Favorite Recycled Glass Kitchens, Baths and Bars

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Dec 30, 2016 2:54:02 PM

It's here! Our favorite time of year when we can look back on a year's worth of stunning kitchen and bath designs featuring recycled glass surfaces. From the beach to the city, talented designers are using crushed glass counters and mosaic tiles to create interiors with historic charm, coastal vibes and modern moods. (An amazing amount of style variety in this year's designs.)

Keywords: Floating Blue, LEED, Multi-colored designs, Martini Flint, Kitchen design, Coastal kitchens, Chivalry Blue, Beach chic kitchens, Bath design, Coastal colors

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Creative Kitchen Storage With a Bold Color Palette

Posted by Steven Schrenk on Dec 2, 2016 10:51:59 AM

What do you give a homeowner who loves bold primary colors? A clean white canvas and ALL the cobalt blue. 

Located in beachfront Tequesta, Fl, Patty Anderson of Waterview Kitchens is used to designing bright coastal kitchens with a sea glass look and feel. But this Jupiter, Fl luxury beach condo packed the most color punch of them all. The ocean loving homeowner Gayle Fravel already had a bold palette of yellow, blue and red against crisp white. So when it came time to do a kitchen update her daughter Lindsey Diebler who is an interior designer said, “Mom, you have got to check out Vetrazzo.”

Keywords: Vetrazzo Colors, Skyy Vodka, Colbalt Skyy, Recycled Countertops, Coastal kitchens, Tiles, Beach chic kitchens, Kitchen

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Recycled Glass Countertops

Vetrazzo recycled glass surfaces were hatched in Berkeley, CA in 1996. With 16 of our colors boasting Cradle to Cradle Silver certification, our commitment to sustainability is more transparent than ever.

Truly a great American innovation, Vetrazzo is the original recycled glass surface proudly made in America.

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