Imagine, a ribbon of brilliant color unfurling on a wall; a fanciful pattern tucked within a hallway niche, or a shimmer of starry specks scattered overhead.   Adding an unexpected twist to what otherwise would be a functional room is often employed by architects, engineers and interior designers to make a bold statement and/or a … Read more


In today’s world, cubicles and corner offices are being cast aside for open concept plans that promote productivity through interaction in pleasant surroundings. Designing these new types of workspaces requires a delicate balance between aesthetics and functionality while satisfying the client’s needs and budget. Go safe and risk an uninspired space. Go trendy and risk … Read more

Vertical ROI – The Sky’s the Limit with Terrazzo

Vertical Roi

Imagination paired with innovation has led to buildings scraping the sky.  As the demand for vertical dwellings continues to grow in our urban centers, imagination paired with innovation is allowing investors to maximize their ROI through the use materials that withstand the test of time, such as terrazzo. When you compare the cost of terrazzo … Read more


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 “Architecture is really about well-being.  I think that people want to feel good in a space.  On the one hand, it’s about shelter, but it’s also about pleasure.”                                                             Zaha Hadid, Architect ….and that’s where terrazzo comes into play!   Its sheer beauty brings pleasure to the architect or designer who chooses it, as well … Read more

Terrazzo! The Best Choice for Architects, Contractors and Designers

Trend Terrazzo Origina Flooring, Wheatley Elementary Educational Campus, Washington, DC USA

Elegance and endurance. With just two words, terrazzo eclipses the competition vying for the eye of an architect, contractor or designer. It is a surface material unlike anything else, easily outpacing hard wood, tile, laminate and carpeting with its limitless design possibilities, easy maintenance and long-lasting durability. Made from post-consumer recycled and zero VOC materials, … Read more


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Jewel-toned colors, rich metallics, artistic floors, statement walls, and unusual accent pieces have been pushing American design into an edgier arena, thanks in part to the global showcase of trendsetting style we call the internet. With access to artists and influencers from around the world, most specifically Europe, more Americans are pursuing more daring approaches … Read more

TREND Terrazzo’s Never-Ending Design Possibilities

A kaleidoscope of colors, patterns and textures; speckling & dotting; fragments of glass, mirror and semi-precious gemstones; asymmetry and imperfection; geometric lines and curves! These are all qualities found in TREND Terrazzo and, it’s no wonder designers and architects have fallen in love with this beautiful, durable and easy-to-maintain engineered stone. Energized by the outpouring … Read more

TREND Terrazzo, the Perfect Balance in Design

Fallingwater owned by the Edgar J. Kauffman Family in Mill Run, Pennsylvania and the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, New York could not be more different.  However, both of these architectural masterworks created by Frank Lloyd Wright are examples of form and function working in-tandem to achieve brilliant results.   As a house that rises … Read more

No VOCs, Not Now, Not Ever

No VOCs, Not Now, Not Ever – TREND Group understands the concern You are only as good as the air you breathe! That’s why choosing building materials that are devoid of volatile organic compounds (zero VOC) is rapidly becoming the preferred choice among today’s new construction and remodeling contractors. Research has shown average Americans spend … Read more