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Concrete Decor Show pro bono endeavors brighten stay for families of the ailing
At the seventh annual Concrete Decor Show in San Diego, California, world-class instructors and eager students from around the globe joined their talents and enthusiasm to breathe new life into the outdoor surroundings of the Bannister Family House, which provides a home-like environment for people with family members in long-term or critical care at the nearby UC San Diego Health.

Decorative Overlays Exhibit Various Types of Cracking

In a recent week, I’ve had two overlay projects with cracking. The first project had lots of short random cracks, the longest about 3 inches long. We noticed them the afternoon of the same day the overlay was applied.

San Diego So Much Decorative Concrete, Beautiful Weather, Beautiful Concrete

Lithomosaic in San Diego sunburst colorful yellows and oranges spoke from the center.San Diego County is known far and wide for its beautiful weather, interesting people and endless summer atmosphere. So it was with great anticipation when San Diego was picked as the site for the 2016 Concrete Decor Show Sept. 25-29 that it was destined to be one showstopper of a show. And all indications point to that premonition coming true.

Contractor Hits a Bullseye with Glow Aggregate, Engraved Logos

What started out as a once-in-a-lifetime hunting adventure turned into a friendship and a trophy-worthy job where contractor Matt Villella, owner of Sierra Concrete Arts in Saint Paul, Minnesota, bagged one of his most memorable projects to date.

Concrete Overlay a Big Part of College's New Design

concrete overlay, CTS Rapid Set

Slip-resistant Surface a Win for Vegas

AquaFlex concrete coating

Transform the Ordinary into the Extraordinary with Epoxy

concrete epoxy floors

Contractor Works His Magic While Facility Conducts Business as Usual

Claremont Hotel concrete

Art project is concrete symbol of new beginnings

Ocean of Life
Art project is concrete symbol of new beginnings

Lightweight Concrete Topping Provides Seamless Walls and Flooring

Lightweight Cementitious Topping Australia

A Concrete Tree Celebrates the Branches of a Family-Owned Business

Steven Ochs Smith Paints concrete tree

Concrete Countertop Overlays are Finding Favor with Homeowners

Applying a countertop overlay

Scofield Decorative Concrete Awards

Artistic Concrete Grand Prize Winner

Short Answers to Quick Questions about Working with Concrete

aggregate on the surface of concrete

Outdoor Tropical Retreat Restaurant Gets High and Dry Facelift

Decorative Concrete Floor in Restaurant

Polished, Stamped And Stained Concrete for Microbrewery Facilities

Polished concrete brewery floor

Broadcast vs. Troweled Quartz Systems

Decorative concrete broadcast quartz system

Wayfinding Colors on a Dentist's Floor

Decorative microtopping concrete floor

Concrete Artists Get a Chance to Create Their Decorative Concrete Dream Project

A 3-D painted concrete fish pond in a restaurant lounge makes and elegant appearance.

In the decorative concrete world, that can’t happen as easily. You get one shot at doing everything right. The interior and exterior must match, have the right scale and the right detail. While the daily work gets done, a part of you dreams to find that one client who changes your portfolio forever.

Artisan in Concrete: Paul Huneck, Hudson Concrete, NYC

Hudson Concrete Marc Jacobs fashion show