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UMI Expands Into Jacksonville, FL

Designer Spotlight – Ashley Kime

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="8196" img_size="large" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] "I absolutely love the creative process of sourcing materials and then seeing it come to life on a large scale." - Ashley Kime [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Meet Ashley Kime! She manages all home building projects from a finish selections perspective. She works directly as a liaison between the builder, vendor and customer in order to make sure everything runs smoothly. From breaking ground to final walkthrough day, her goal is to make your home building experience as enjoyable as...

Infinity Porcelain Countertops Are Revolutionizing the Surfacing Industry

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The day has finally come and we are thrilled to announce that UMI will now be offering a new porcelain countertop line by Infinity![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Infinity specializes in the production of high quality, large-format porcelain slabs for residential, architectural and tailor-made solutions. The wide range of Infinity colors offers a variety of designs that combines cutting edge technology with innovation, supporting the creativity of architects and designers in the Florida area. Infinity slabs are available in a range of thicknesses including 6mm,...

Designer Spotlight – Trish Beaudet

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="8041" img_size="large" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] “As a designer, I am committed to providing my clients personalized service in creating unique environments that reflect their lifestyle."  - Trish Beaudet [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Meet Trish! She is a passionate lover of design who fell into the design world and hasn't looked back! She has now been pursuing her passion for 19 years, exhibiting stunning work in Florida beach homes! Learn more about her below and check out some of her favorite design projects featuring UMI Stone![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Q:...

Designer Spotlight – Shauna Freeman

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7958" img_size="large" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] "My personal style is little bit boho and a little eclectic so I do love a client who doesn't shy away from color and pattern!" - Shauna Freeman [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Meet Shauna! She is a vibrant soul with a unique background that enables her to bring authenticity within her work. She has been an interior designer for over 12 years in Tampa, Florida, brining a fun flare and vibe to every space she touches. Learn more about her...

Determine Your Design Style

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Interested in beginning a renovation or remodel project but don’t know where to start? Browsing through Pinterest and becoming overwhelmed by the vast opportunities that interior design offers? From all white kitchen styles to rustic or contemporary designs, how do you choose which style suits YOU? We’ve categorized a few popular designs and styling techniques to help you understand the best way to go about your next design project! Take a look below![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] All White Kitchen [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="7771" img_size="large" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Love the look of...

Designer Spotlight – Jean Alli Designs

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7891" img_size="large"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] "I’m a fan of Pompeii quartz.  I think you get a lot of bang for your buck!" - Jean Alli [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Meet Jean! She is the founder of Jean Alli Designs, a full-service interior design studio located in Largo, FL. She has been working as an Interior Designer for 30 years, showcasing her unique talents and capabilities. Learn more about her below and check out some of her favorite design projects featuring UMI Stone![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Q: Tell us a little...

The Versatility of Stone

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Stone is often referenced within the design industry. Companies particularly emphasize that they serve some of the finest stone surfaces on the market and boasts their product’s unique composition due to its extreme versatility. In reality, all stones are versatile to an extent. It is only the degree of your imagination that is the limit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] A Form of Art [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Let us take you back in time and remind you of the infamous stone sculptures that you probably studied in your history class as...

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Designer Spotlight – Nikki Levy Interiors

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7873" img_size="large"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] "I could not help myself and jumped right back into the design world as soon as possible." - Nikki Levy [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Meet Nikki! She is the founder of Nikki Levy Interiors located in Delray Beach, Florida and has over __ years of experience showcasing her unique abilities and talent. As a South African-born, she brings a lot of distinct flavor and characteristics into her work. Learn more about Nikki below and check out her latest design project featuring...

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Which Countertop Material is Best for Your Kitchen?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At UMI, we offer a plethora of different surfaces and materials to suit your design preference. Various veining, colors, compositions, and characteristics are offered at each of our UMI locations to provide every customer with the countertop of their dreams. But, with plentiful options and a world full of beauty, how do you know which countertop material is best for you? It all comes down to 3 different criteria: composition, lifestyle & design.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Granite/ Quartzite [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6448" img_size="large" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Granite is one of the...

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