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Summer Blockbusters: New AC Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Lights, camera, action! Just like movies released this time of year hope to be the blockbuster hit of the summer, Architectural Ceramics recently launched a few new tile collections that we hope will be a hit among clients like you.

How To: Incorporate Surfboards in Home Decor

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Are you ready to catch the wave of surfboards in home decor? Image: Starr Sanford Design Americans have always had a love of surf culture. We associate it with cool people and a laid-back lifestyle.

Summer Blockbusters: New AC Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Lights, camera, action! Just like movies released this time of year hope to be the blockbuster hit of the summer, Architectural Ceramics recently launched a few new tile collections that we hope will be a hit among clients like you.

Tile of Spain Quick Ship Collection Expands for the 2018 Year to Include 61 Spanish Tile Companies

Tile of Spain USA

Miami, FL June 2018 – Tile of Spain, the international brand representing over 120 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), announces new additions to the Tile of Spain Quick Ship Collection.

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July Featured Tiles: Priory Patterned & Calacatta Marble Effect

The London Tile Co.

Between the glorious weather, various sporting events on the TV and the lure of BBQ’s & pub gardens, we’re pretty sure you’re not thinking about new tiles right now. But this could be the perfect time to think about giving your kitchen or bathroom a makeover. Just think – you could return from holiday to a bright new bathroom, or make the most of the sunshine and cook alfresco while your new kitchen tiles are being installed.

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Kitchen Transformation: Modern Grey & White Kitchen

The London Tile Co.

There’s nothing we love more than seeing pictures that show how our tiles have transformed a space. From luxurious new builds to modernised kitchens, it’s amazing the difference that new tiles can make. When we saw the before and after pictures of this kitchen we couldn’t wait to share the results.

How to Save Money on Your Electricity and Water Bills

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

While you want to be comfortable in your home, it’s possible to achieve this goal while also saving money. Making small adjustments that you will barely notice can result in significant savings. Keep reading to discover ways to save money on your electricity and water bills.

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Stylish Kitchen Countertop Ideas That Are Here To Stay

Trendir Magazine

A countertop in a kitchen tends to be like a statement necklace for an outfit- it completes the look in a stylish yet subtle manner.

Slab Sophistication

Diary of a Tile Addict

Edge mix from Play range by ABK. From 24th to 28th September, visitors to the ABK space at Cersaie will have a chance to view the company?’s ’s many new products combining the benefits of ceramic surfaces with the requirements of contemporary design.

Why are Homeowners Choosing Porcelain Wood Look Tile?

Conestoga Tile Blog

Porcelain wood look tile like Mediterranea’s Boardwalk collection (above) are execellent flooring options style and durability are required. Hardwood floors have become a staple in homes across the country. With their alluring beauty and timeless nature, it is hard not to love them.

Cement Tile: Not Just for the Floor Anymore!

Cement Style

We at Villa Lagoon Tile are all aflutter about the current issue of HGTV Magazine. In this July/August 2018 edition, you will be sure to spot the hippest little mid-century pad that just so happens to rock our cement tile!

‘Charlie’s Angels’ Actress Lucy Liu Is Selling Her Los Angeles Zen Craftsman House

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

You know her from the “Charlie’s Angels” movies and the TV show “Elementary.” ” Actress Lucy Liu has listed her Craftsman home in Fryman Canyon, Studio City, California. She’s owned it for 16 years: a lifetime in Los Angeles.

Nautical Ideas For Summer Inspired Homes

Trendir Magazine

Nautical décor is always a top favorite for many due to its easy-breezy yet charming aesthetics even during the cooler months. However, if you really want to embrace a nautical theme the best way to do so is to incorporate it into your decorative style during the summer months.

Doha Diapason

Diary of a Tile Addict

The Mondrian Doha by SWA featuring tiles by FMG Fabbrica Marmi e Graniti. The Mondrian Doha, a 24-storey skyscraper containing apartments and a luxury hotel with 270 rooms and suites, has opened its doors.

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Natural Stone Institute Awards: Deadline This Week

Stone Update

Pinnacle Awards, other honors need nominations by Friday. Featured Association Beat News

Cement vs Porcelain: Which is Better for Your Commercial Tile Projects?


If you love interior design, your Instagram feed is likely filled with images of beautiful spaces, many of which show tile in use.

20 of the Coolest Outdoor Fireplaces

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A fireplace usually conjures up images of sitting on the hearth indoors, sipping a warm drink. However, thanks to modern ingenuity, outdoor fireplaces are just as popular as their indoor counterparts.

Introducing Waterworks Cabinetry

The Perfect Bath

I know that many of you anticipate our Waterworks catalogs, and we are extraordinarily proud of our newest one featuring Waterworks cabinetry. A bit of a look back: We have, for 40 years, sold kitchen sinks and faucets, kitchen tile and other surfaces. However, just four years ago, we added other categories to complete the kitchen experience. This included an expanded assortment of hardware and lighting, plus more sinks and even more kitchen faucets.

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Toni Cumella: Ceramic Visionary

Diary of a Tile Addict

Toni Cumella at work in his studio. There is no particular reason why I am dedicating today’s post to Toni Cumella. This is not an obituary, nor has one of his many stunning projects just opened.

Will New Tariffs Affect Fabricators?

Stone Update

No duties sought on materials yet, but Trump administration’s list of Chinese goods have stone connections. Featured Latest News

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Rubble Tile Presents Ragno’s Mt. Royale & Upcoming Events

Rubble Tile

When it comes to replicating the aesthetic of the great outdoors and bringing it to your tiling projects, Ragno cannot be beat. This time around they’re at it again with their new Mt. Royale collection, a series inspired by the beauty of wood. Commercial Events Inspiration New Product affordable tile minneapolis bathroom Bathroom tile commercial design European Tile floor tile large format modern porcelain tile minneapolis porcelain wall tile residential restaurant Tile Minneapolis

Which Architectural Style Is Right for You?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Planning to build a home may leave you equal parts excited and overwhelmed. Building means making hundreds of choices on the way to your move-in date. The first, of course, is the type of home you’ll build.

10 Top Tips for Better Bathrooms

JG Kitchens

Gold Notes ‘ 10th Anniversary celebration continues with a 10 Top Tips for Better Bathrooms board on Pinterest. Add style and luxury to your home with these suggestions. Resin blend material creates a stylish, durable, low maintenance vanity. Photo Courtesy: Acquabella ).

Dawning Diversification

Diary of a Tile Addict

Hyper Dec Street from the Wide range by Flaviker. This is the time of year when tile manufacturers start to inform Tile Addict of their plans for Cersaie 2018.

Transform Your Small Bathroom into an Amazing Space


(A big “thank you” to our friends at for sponsoring this post!). If you have a small bathroom it may also feel cramped and uninspiring. If so, you’re not alone. Many homeowners have at least one bathroom that feels hopelessly small.

Impressive Home Offices That Make You Want To Be More Productive

Trendir Magazine

Home offices have recently become extremely popular due to more people wanting a space where they can become creative and create new ideas.

7 Unexpected Ways to Update Your Kitchen Color Palette

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. After our long-term love of neutral and sparkling-white kitchens, we’re all craving a bit more color.

10 Top Tips for Healthier Kitchen Add-ons – Anniversary Post

JG Kitchens

Here’s the second of my 10th Anniversary celebration, and one of my favorite topics. Here are some simple ways to enhance your kitchen for healthier meal prep, without remodeling it. Last week, we looked at 10 Top Tips for Outdoor Living.

Displays of Diversity

Diary of a Tile Addict

Shades Dawn Blot hexagons by Ceramiche Piemme. As Tile Addict continues to evaluate advance notices of forthcoming Cersaie product launches, it is becoming apparent that this year’s Bologna exhibition will be one of the most diverse and interesting for many years.

Professional Tips for Restoring Furniture After a Flood

Kitchen and Residential Design

Floods can be one of the most unpredictable natural disasters out there, taking over your home and everything in it, sometimes without the slightest warning.

Sketching – Episode 0003

Life of an Architect

Sketching is a hot topic regardless of the people having the discussion, but I have learned over the last nine years of writing this site that sketching is one of the more hotly contested topics.

3 Tips for Sprucing Up Your Laundry Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A laundry room can be just as inviting as any other room in your home. Image: Jodi Fleming Design We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.

10 Top Tips for Outdoor Living – Gold Notes’ 10th Anniversary

JG Kitchens

Happy Independence Day! This is the first week of Gold Notes ‘ month-long 10th Anniversary celebration. Each week will see a new 10 Top Tips Pinterest Board.

Housing Harley Davidson

Diary of a Tile Addict

The new Harley-Davidson showroom in Manchester, England.