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Bigger Is Better: Large Format Porcelain Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Go big or go home. OK, we’d love to go through your home. Architectural Ceramic’s put together a small list of some of our large format porcelain tile collections. No matter the type of renovation, we can change the look of your home in a big way. About Porcelain Tile.

Now Trending: Notable Looks from Tile of Spain Manufacturers at Coverings 2018

Tile of Spain USA

This year, tens of thousands of attendees from every facet of the design community happened upon the Spain Pavilion at Coverings 2018, where the term eye candy took on a whole new meaning.

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Tile of Spain Showcases Tile Innovations from over 85 Manufacturers at Coverings 2018

Tile of Spain USA

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Aquarius Stone Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

The Aquarius range features natural stone effect wall and floor tiles as well as a modern decor tile in Dark or Moon grey. Bathroom Tiles Kitchen Tiles

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GDPR

Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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Ask An Interior Designer: Tips For Choosing Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Clare Phillips is an independent consultant on interior design and house building who has recently completed her own self-build project in Surrey. Having spent a significant amount of time choosing and styling tiles for her own contemporary five-bedroom home, we thought she would be the perfect person to give us some tips on choosing tiles. Clare has used a mix of large format grey and wood effect tiles in her home to create a modern feel with a touch of Scandinavian style.

3 DIY Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions for Your Spring Clean

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Get your home sparkling this spring, with eco-friendly cleaners. Image: Marlowe Hues Color & Design Spring cleaning is supposed to refresh your home. It’s a little counterintuitive, then, that traditional cleaning methods lean on harsh, often toxic chemicals to do the job.

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Outstanding Ornamenta

Diary of a Tile Addict

Deco by Ornamenta When it came to achingly beautiful tiles in all the current design trends, Coverings delivered in spades.

2018 Salone del Mobile Milano's Most Magnificent Marvels

As The Tile Turns

Every spring, hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to beautiful Milano for the Salone del Mobile. This renowned conference brings the world's most talented designers together to acknowledge and celebrate their latest creations. In past years, the renowned trade fair has given rise to some of the industry's most electrifying developments.

Ways to Waterproof Your Kitchen

Kitchen and Residential Design

In a home, the kitchen is often the center of all activity.

Latest Recipient of the FCICA Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship: Michael Lancaster

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA, May 3, 2018 – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, in partnership with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc. announced the 2018 1 st quarter recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship.

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8 Easy Ways to Add Color to Your Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Modern farmhouse kitchens are rustic and relaxing. Image: Todd Glowka Builder, inc Modern farmhouse style is a huge influence on kitchens right now. HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” propelled this warm and welcoming look into our kitchens in a big way.

Canine Collaboration

Diary of a Tile Addict

Coverings doghouses by Alyss Edwards, American Wonder Porcelain, and Casa Ceramica. Exhibition organisers have long shown ingenuity in adding value to their events. Educational seminars programmes. worthy and well received. Free food and drink … what’s not to like. Badges and tee shirts. why not?

Breton Gets Majority Stake in Tecnema

Stone Update

Italian firms will work together in ceramic-tile cutting and finishing machinery. Featured Industry News

Ways to Update Your Home

Kitchen and Residential Design

It might seem like a superfluous task to fix up your home. You already live there and, as long as things work, you may feel fine with the way things are. However, taking the time to remodel and repair has beneficial effects on your cost of living, quality of life, and your overall health.

Deck Trends That Are Taking Over The Outdoor Scenery

Trendir Magazine

Deck trends are always evolving, especially when the weather is getting warmer. This year deck trends are a little bit simpler yet put together and easy to incorporate at any time. The following deck trends are taking over the outdoor scenery, while still being charming and chic.

5 Affordable Ways to Make your Home Feel More Luxurious

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Let us show you how to add affordable luxury into your home. Image: Polo MA Inc. Interior Design Creating a luxury retreat in your own home may seem like an expensive and overwhelming task.

Winsome Wow

Diary of a Tile Addict

Mini Hexa Contract by Wow. As Tile Addict has observed is past posts, when a company that specialises in the design and production of special pieces for mainstream tile manufacturers creates its own commercial brand, the results can be spectacular.

Milestone’s Heritage Tile Collection: an Homage to the Natural World

Rubble Tile

It’s a brand new month and our trusted manufacturer, Florim USA, has undergone a brand new beginning. Now known as Milestone, the dual Italian-American tile manufacturer is moving toward the future while honoring the past. Their Heritage collection is the perfect embodiment of their embrace.

The Colorful World of Laminate Flooring

Kitchen and Residential Design

Flooring is not something that you would frequently consider as a key aspect of your home design. After all, when looking around your own or someone else’s home, you will rarely look at their floor first. Normally it’s their wallpaper, mirror or other decorative feature instead.

Smart Home Kitchen Intel — from RICKI

JG Kitchens

RICKI is the Research Institute for Cooking & Kitchen Intelligence , a super-savvy market research company serving the industry. I asked for permission to share this graphic with you and they were happy to help. It’s overwhelmingly clear that convenience is the greatest motivator.

4 Ways to Bring the Outdoors Inside, Without the Mess

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you like the outdoors, it’s natural to want to bring some of that beauty inside. However, Pinterest boards often suggest adding real branches and pinecones to your home decor in order to bring the outdoors inside — a potentially messy affair, and hard to accomplish if you live in an urban area.

Consummate Concreto

Diary of a Tile Addict

Concreto by Fabio Novembre for Ceramiche Lea. Concrete-effect tiles, for both walls and floors, have been a mainstay of international ceramic tile exhibitions for some years now.

Unearthing Inspiration From Top Talent

As The Tile Turns

Each year, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles pays tribute to talented Colorado designers that continue to inspire, innovate, and create breathtaking spaces. We connected with these notable individuals to unearth their design inspiration. Insider

Coldspring® Quarry Gets Green Designation

Stone Update

South Dakota operations receives ANSI/NSC 373 sustainable certification. Featured Sustainablity Articles

Designing with Plants — from Kitchen & Bath Design News

JG Kitchens

This month’s Trend Spotting for Kitchen & Bath Design News focuses on designing your kitchens, baths and outdoor spaces with plants and their many benefits. I confess to having a “red” thumb myself; plants see me coming and “bleed” to death. It’s not pretty.

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4 Ways to Decorate with Antiques and Heirlooms

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Though antiques may carry special emotional relevance, randomly throwing them up on the wall risks making a home look outdated — or worse, trashy. But there are several ways to decorate with antiques to keep your house looking timeless.

Metropolitan Mastery

Diary of a Tile Addict

Metropolitan from Colorker Group’s ZYX brand. If you are looking for innovation in wall tile design, the metro tile may seem an unlikely destination.

11 Patio Ideas For The Perfect Backyard

Trendir Magazine

The patio tends to be one of the most used areas of a home during the warmer weathers. Therefore, it only makes sense to create a personalized space that will bring together your outdoor décor and perfectly pair it with your indoor aesthetics.

Rockheads Arrive in Atlanta

Stone Update

Surfacing-industry network draws largest group ever for meeting during Coverings 2018. Featured Association Beat News

ICFF 2018 Preview Pinterest Board

JG Kitchens

My next design show will be the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City later this month. I’ve been wanting to go for a few years now and the timing finally worked out!

Are You Making The 4 Bedroom Design Mistakes That Keep Decorators Up At Night?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Are you making one of these bedroom design mistakes? Image: Stone Creek Builders Is your bedroom looking a little lackluster? Are you feeling like you’re not designing it to its fullest potential? If so, you’re not alone. These bedroom design mistakes are all too frequent.

Rilievi Reallignment

Diary of a Tile Addict

Rilievi designed by Zaven for Cedit.

How To Make The Most Out Of A Small Patio Space

Trendir Magazine

Just because you don’t have the biggest patio space does not mean you can’t have a beautiful area that is well decorated and will allow you to enjoy the great outdoors. Use these ideas to make your small patio the perfect vacation oasis.