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Design Trends: What To Expect in 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This year, our homes were turned upside down, evolving from everyday living space to makeshift offices, classrooms, gyms, etc. It has been long, tiring, and a bit overwhelming with all the sudden changes and continuous turmoil that is 2020. Finding a place to “escape” has become more important than ever and the design industry has taken this trend to a whole other level![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] How 2020 Changed The Design Industry [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Experts say that the use of color and strategic placement of natural...

Designer Spotlight – Juliana Catlin

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="8306" img_size="large" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] "UMI always has great new products coming in and helps keep us on the cutting edge of products out there." - Juliana Catlin [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Meet Juliana Catlin! Juliana was inspired to become an Interior Designer from a young age and has pursued her passion with character, authenticity, and personality for 42 years. Learn more about Juliana's design tactics, her favorite UMI material, and more below![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Q: Tell us a little about your background.   A: I was blessed with a...

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Designer Spotlight – Bianca Fathauer

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="8281" img_size="large" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] "From the moment I said yes, I never looked back." - Bianca Fathauer [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Meet Bianca Fathauer! Bianca is a well-known Florida interior designer who has been in the industry for over a decade. With a lot of talent, passion, and expertise, Bianca decided to take her career into her own direction and founded Splendid Home Design. Learn more about her below![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Q: Tell us a little about your background.   A: The process of becoming a designer was a...

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How Does The Countertop Buying Process Work?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]So, you are interested in renovating your home, but want to understand all of the nitty gritty details before you get started. Don’t worry, here’s everything you need to know about the countertop buying process. Before you start your renovation project, it is important to understand how the countertop buying process works to ensure everything runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. After all, we want you to have these new countertops installed as soon as possible so you can start...

Discover Naples’ Hidden Gem: The Best Countertops in Naples, Florida

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Located conveniently between 1-75 and US-41, UMI's stone warehouse and distribution facility in Naples, FL houses one of the largest selections of stone slabs along Southwest Florida's Paradise Coast. Offering extraordinary surfaces and unmatched designs, UMI’s collection of quartz countertops, porcelain countertops, natural stone, and exotic stone surfaces are the perfect contenders to bring your design project to the next level.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] UMI Naples Countertop Offerings [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Antolini Precioustone Naples [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]UMI Naples not only has a beautiful showroom and warehouse, but right next door is...

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...

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