Vol. 16 No. 6 – August/September 2016

Modern Mosaic Artwork Livens San Diego’s Landscape

About 15 years ago while Robin Brailsford was installing public art mosaics at the Ed Pastor Transit Mall in Phoenix, her body screamed there had to be a better way to create vast mosaics in the ground. Her brain listened. “It was back-breaking work,” says the owner of Brailsford Public […]

Beautiful Decorative Concrete Projects In San Diego

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.

Owner Creates a Precast Concrete Smoking Room in His Yard

Perhaps it was a throwback to his old “smoking in the boy’s room” days but a homeowner in Zurich, Switzerland, yearned to have his own private smoking pavilion in his backyard. Instead of a crowded room filled with rule-breaking teenagers, he wanted a quiet, relaxing place where he could sit back and smoke.