Wednesday, April 16, 2014

JM Lifestyles wins ASID NY Metro Top Pick for WoodForm Concrete!

JM Lifestyles wins ASID Top Pick for WoodForm Concrete TM

For Immediate Release
March 20, 2014
JM Lifestyles wins ASID Top Pick for WoodForm ConcreteTM
At the Architectural Digest Home Show
New York City- March 20, 2014
Today at the Architectural Digest Home Show at Pier 94 in NYC, JM Lifestyles launched their Signature product WoodForm ConcreteTM
and won ASID’s Top Pick of 2014. 

WoodForm ConcreteTM

It is a molded fiber reinforced concrete composite containing over 40% local post consumer recycled content.  It is indistinguishable from real wood. It looks like wood and acts like stone.  It will not split, crack, rot, or degrade.  WoodForm Concrete
TM
is very sustainable and replaces endangered wood species making it a sustainable and longer lasting alternative to real wood.  Since it is concrete it can be used where wood would be prohibitive or impossible in areas with fire, water for products such as fire pits, fireplace surrounds, sinks, showers, floors and tubs. People’s responses were overwhelmingly positive.  It was a product developed to personalize and problem solve.

About JM Lifestyles

Founded in 2007, JM Lifestyles is the world wide leader in Decorative Concrete Fabrication.  Located in Randolph, NJ they train, supply to, and educate companies on Manufacturing principals and standards in Decorative Concrete.  Known for their abilities to push the limits and
the place to go for customization and personalization.  The Team at JM Lifestyles works closely with their clients helping them achieve unique and special pieces for 
homes, retail and hospitality locations.  JM Lifestyles products are designed to be personal representation of the people whom purchase them while being functional, and sustainable.  JM Lifestyles unique creations are shipped and available worldwide through distribution and atwww.jmlifestyles.com.
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About ASID and ASID NY METRO

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is the oldest and largest professional organization for interior designers with the largest residential and commercial membership. They have more than 30,000 members.  The organization establishes a common identity for professionals and businesses in the field of interior design. 
Every year ASID NY METRO recognizes exhibitors by a distinguished panel of ASID designers, educators and industry partners. For more info visit ASIDNYMETRO

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Best of Houzz 2nd year in a row! Best of Houzz 2014

February 
2014

 Best Of Houzz 2014
Woodform Concrete by JM Lifestyles
JM Lifestyles of NJ Receives Best of Houzz 2014 Award Two Years in a Row!

JM Lifestyles receives 
Best Of Houzz 2014 Award

Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users
Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals

[RANDOLPH, NJ], February 4, 2014 - JM Lifestyles of Randolph, NJ has been awarded "Best Of Houzz" by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The Concrete Design and Fabrication Studio was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.

The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2013. Design award winners' work was the most popular among the more than 16 million monthly users on Houzz, known as "Houzzers," who saved more than 230 million professional images of home interiors and exteriors to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site, iPad/iPhone app and Android app. Winners will receive a "Best Of Houzz 2014" badge on their profiles, showing the Houzz community their commitment to excellence. These badges help homeowners identify popular and top-rated home professionals in every metro area on Houzz.  

"JM Lifestyles is honored to receive this award for the 2nd year in a row!"
  "Houzz provides homeowners with the most comprehensive view of home building, remodeling and design professionals, empowering them to find and hire the right professional to execute their vision," said Liza Hausman, vice president of community for Houzz. "We're delighted to recognizeJM Lifestyles among our "Best Of" professionals for design as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes."

With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like JM Lifestyles, but also those whose work matches their own aspirations for their home. Homeowners can also evaluate professionals by contacting them directly on the Houzz platform, asking questions about their work and reviewing their responses to questions from others in the Houzz community.

Follow JM Lifestyles on Houzz http://www.houzz.com/pro/jmlifestyles/jm-lifestyles

About JM Lifestyles
JM Lifestyles is a Decorative Concrete Design and Fabrication Studio, they create products that tell your story using the most innovative materials. They are a multi-medium studio and are well versed in concrete, metal, glass, wood, light water and more.  They are leaders in the decorative concrete industry.  JM applies all of their applicable abilities to your project and work fluently in each, creating artistry and functionality in every job.  Form more information please visitwww.jmlifestyles.com 


About Houzz
Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish - online or from a mobile device. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to get the design inspiration, project advice, product information and professional reviews they need to help turn ideas into reality. For more information, visitwww.houzz.com


Square Fire Pit with Texture
Spring Ahead
Even with record breaking snow fall and decreasingly frigid temperatures, Spring is right around the corner.  This is the time to be planning for your Spring and Summer projects.  We have an extraordinary amount of projects in the queue for Spring already, start now so you can enjoy the good weather as soon as it gets here!  Showing our growing line of standard Fire Pits,  choose from our standards or create something custom.
 
 
Standards and Custom

JM is best known for its Custom Concrete Creations.  JM Creates products that tell people's stories.  The clients we have been lucky enough to work with over the years have helped us develop our signature style.  Many of our Custom Creations have evolved into standard products; however these applications still allow extensive custom options.  As we develop and produce our standards, know that we continue to develop and push the limits with our Custom Creations as well.  Stay tuned for some amazing new Custom Creations our clients have imagined, things you have never seen before.  JM is committed to creating a language that allows people to express themselves with concrete, an artistic practical medium.

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Friday, July 26, 2013

JM Lifestyles Named 2013 Best in Residential and Commercial Decorative Concrete



Washington, D.C., Thursday July 18, 2013 – The America Institute of Building Design (AIBD) named JM Lifestyles as one of its top designers in the fifth annual American Residential Design Awards (ARDA) in Pasadena, California. During a banquet dinner held in conjunction with the AIBD Annual Convention, JM Lifestyles was awarded the [First Place and Second Place trophy in Residential Decorative Concrete .  They were also awarded First Place in Commercial Decorative Concrete The winning entries were chosen from over 100 finished and proposed projects submitted by 27 designers from three countries.

JM Lifestyles is a family of Artisans and Designers that aspire to create things that can only be created through the catalyst of the relationship.  They create the unique with the most innovative materials.  Aspiring to use the most sustainable reliable systems that offer a service that engages communication and respect for each other and the environment.   While building on nearly twenty years of using concrete as an artistic medium, JM Lifestyles, LLC has pushed the limits of concrete.  They have a multi-medium studio and are versed in metal, glass, wood, light, and water.  They are experts and leaders in the decorative concrete industryThey work fluently in many mediums creating artistry and functionality in every job.  Their commissions are challenges to create your personal milieu utilizing any one or an aggregate of our abilities.  This is their expertise.
The projects that won illustrate JM’s unique approach to concrete.  First Place Residential:  WoodformConcrete is a signature finish that is indistinguishable from wood with all the durability of concrete.  

Second Place Residential:  The fiber optics is also a unique application, JM makes geodic glowing concrete formations in the concrete adding another dimension to the pieces.


  First Place Commercial:  World's Largest Shoe Display.  Custom furniture high attention to detail and complex engineering is what allowed JM to get this high profile commission in London. 


ARDA is a progression of the AIBD Annual Design Competition, which has been in existence for more than 50 years. Judging of the competition is done by twenty-one preliminary judges and a finishing jury of six who determine the ultimate winners in each category. This year’s final panel includes Viki Wooster, CPBD, Wooster Design Inspirations, Bend, OR; Larry Gilland, CPBD, LGA Studios, Colorado Springs, CO; Marc Yops, CKD, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC; Hillary Gottemoeller, Hanley Wood, Washington, DC; Matt Dobson, Vinyl Siding Institute, Greensboro, NC; and the ARDA Committee Chairperson Michael Battaglia, Dayton, OH.

The AIBD is the only nationally recognized organization dedicated to supporting and promoting residential design professionals. AIBD members have specialized knowledge and expertise in residential design and are held to a high level of professionalism and ethics in their business practices. The AIBD was founded in California in 1950 and has since chartered Societies all across the United States.


The winning ARDA entries are published at www.ResidentialDesignAwards.com

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Orale Mexican Restaurant Jersey City, NJ

JM Lifestyles got to make the awesome Woodform™ Concrete Bar at Orale Mexican Restaurant in Jersey City, NJ.  It is a yellow wood to compliment the bright captive decor of the restaurant.  Lots of great details, graffiti on the brick exposed walls, beautiful light fixtures AMAZING food!  Definitely a place you must try!  They have lots of little plates you can order so you can try everything!

Yellow Woodform ™  Concrete  Bar by JMLifestyles.com
Three kinds of guacamole! 

Yellow Woodform ™  Concrete  Bar by JMLifestyles.com

"Hecho en Jersey City" Graffiti 

Yellow Woodform ™  Concrete  Bar by JMLifestyles.com

Tequila!

Ceviche

Michelle and Jeff

Yellow Woodform ™  Concrete  Bar by JMLifestyles.com

Yellow Woodform ™  Concrete  Bar by JMLifestyles.com

Yellow Woodform ™  Concrete  Bar by JMLifestyles.com