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Tile: Safe for Pets and People!

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Tile is non-flammable, meaning it doesn’t produce smoke in a fire, reduces flame spread, and doesn’t burn and give off toxic fumes like other materials can. Safe for pets and people. That’s Why Tile! Read more here: [link].

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Week of July 15th, 2019 – Cultural Inspirations

Architectural Ceramics

Last week, we looked at amazing American design inspirations, but many designs are pulled from cultures around the world. The fusion of these elements is a testament to the mixing pot of the U.S. and our daring design community.

Moroccan-Inspired Cement Tiles: Art for Your Kitchen

Granada Tile

Kitchens are the Heart of the Home. We like to think of them as the Art of the Home. With Moroccan-inspired cement tiles highlighting key areas of your kitchen, you can inspire your family, friends and guests with the visual “flavor” of faraway lands.

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July Featured Tiles: Arabia and Victorian Mosaics

The London Tile Co.

Whether you’re getting ready for a well-earned break or busy with weddings, parties and barbecues, summer is usually a busy time of year for many of us so it’s easy to forget about the interiors projects you have been considering.

Week of July 8th, 2019 – Classic American Style

Architectural Ceramics

Coming out of 4 th of July weekend, we reflected on American design styles and architects. From Washington, D.C.’s s historic townhomes and monuments to the famous Prairie School houses of Frank Lloyd Wright, we have pulled some designs that inspire from across the country.

Innovation and Functionality: The Story of TR House Barcelona

Tile of Spain USA

The award winning TR House Barcelona project by PMMT is a single-family home featuring some of the world’s most unique architecture.

Ceramics of Italy Has Released Their Spring-Summer Tile Trends

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

From muted colors to modern lines — See what’s up and coming in European tile trends (from @CeramicsofItaly via @Contemporist). Read more here: [link].

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Mix It Up With NEW Retromix Patterned Wall & Floor Tiles

The London Tile Co.

We’re really excited about this new range of wall and floors tiles because they are just so much fun! Whether you want to create a classic black and white checkerboard effect floor or a totally unique feature wall, there’s a tile in the range for you.

What is a Transitional Bathroom and How Can You Get This Look?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The transitional bathroom is the most popular bathroom design style, according to the 2019 Bathroom Design Trends report by the National Kitchen + Bath Association.

The Ins and Outs of Specifying Tile with Anthony Carrino

Garden State Tile Blog

One of the most exciting moments as a homeowner is when it finally comes time to start a room remodel. Whether you’re sourcing tile for a new build or updating an existing, there is something special about selecting the material that makes a space all your own.

Make Your Kitchen Speak Volumes with an Industrial Style

The London Tile Co.

Industrial style interior design takes its inspiration from old factories and other industrial spaces that in recent years have been converted to lofts and other living spaces.

Week of July 1, 2019 – Summer Inspirations

Architectural Ceramics

Summer is in full swing and we are feeling inspired by the beach waves and sunshine! Long gone are the dreary days of winter – it’s time to break out some vibrant colors and soak up the sun. This week we found some stellar designs that use bright colors, tropical inspirations, and outdoor elements.

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10 Stylish Accent Walls To Dress Up Your Dining Room

Trendir Magazine

For many that don’t entertain or cook frequently the dining room can be a difficult area to decorate or redesign. One of the main challenges that occur during this decorating the dining room is not knowing how to properly bring a focal point to the room.

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CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

There’s a reason blue’s been the long-favored color in home decoration: It covers so many bases! It can bring serenity, act as a neutral, spark creativity. Here are some great iterations of the blue backsplash trend. Read more here: [link].

Update Your Patio This Year With This One Outdoor Decorating Trend

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Desert-inspired earth tones and bohemian chic vibes are the biggest trends this year for the home. And the trend goes outdoors this summer, too. You don’t have to break the bank to update your patio every year.

Ceramics of Italy Trends Spring/Summer 2019

Diary of a Tile Addict

In February we took a look at the five biggest trends anticipated to take the tile world by storm.

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GIO Looks at Floor Tile Trends


Because porcelain tile is durable, easy-to-maintain, and inherently green, it’s often the interior and exterior floor surfacing material of choice for restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, educational facilities, office spaces, and many other non-residential environments.

Chic Luxurious Patio Ideas perfect for a hot summer

Trendir Magazine

Whether you have a huge patio, a small garden or a balcony, having an outdoor living space is quite beneficial. Having awesome living space works great once the weather becomes warmer and you want to spend more time outdoors.

Creative Blue Backsplash

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Why Tile rounded-up a host of beautiful blue backsplashes: No two look alike. See more here: [link]. Featured Articles Industry Insights Innovations Product Information #backsplash #interiors #kitchen #kitchendesign #tiledesign #WhyTile

Onyx Is The New Marble And Here’s Why

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. There’s a new stone that’s taking over marble’s popularity — and it’s onyx. Are you wondering what the difference is between onyx vs. marble?

Cooperation in Colorplay

Diary of a Tile Addict

Marazzi ‘s new collection features a range of soft inviting neutrals designed to act in partnership with bolder hues or work with more elaborate decors. In keeping with the trend identified by Ceramics of Italy , this delightful mix of colours is on the muted side, each evoking calm.

Choosing Concrete Driveways in Orlando vs Other Materials

Kitchen and Residential Design

via Choosing the right material for your driveway is a critical decision all homeowners must make. It has to be durable and have good longevity, but should also look attractive and blend in with the rest of the house.

10 Designer Tips For Moroccan Inspired Décor

Trendir Magazine

Can Morocco get any more beautiful? The views are not only impeccable buts the style is just as enchanting. If you’re interested in bringing an exotic vibe that still feels elegant with just the right amount of charm, then its time to take a look at Moroccan décor.

Top 60 Best Home Swimming Pool Tile Ideas – Backyard Oasis Designs

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Pool season is here! A beautifully tiled pool turns a backyard oasis into a work of art. Slip-resistant tile options keep the deck safe as well. Learn more here: [link]. Featured Articles Industry Insights Innovations Product Information #patioseason #poolseason #poolside #summer #WhyTile

5 Inexpensive Ways To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient This Summer

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

There’s a lot of information out there on how to make your home more energy efficient. While it’s all meant to be helpful, some of the advice is not the most practical. Not all of us can afford to install solar panels or to buy all new appliances.

The Wall Project

Diary of a Tile Addict

Lisbon based artist Maria Ana Vasco Costa is a treasure of the ceramic world. With a degree in Ceramics and Fine arts and a Masters in Architecture, combining these two worlds into her work seems to be something she does best.

Are You a Slave to Trends?

Kitchen and Residential Design

It's one thing to design a stylish house, but it's another to follow trends too religiously. Your wallet might be suffering unnecessarily. In this day and age, everything is a commodity.

Ranch-Style Home Décor With Modern Bits

Trendir Magazine

Ranch-style homes have become quite the popular, novice. There is a cozy element that remains supreme in this particular style of home. If you have always wanted the aesthetic of a ranch-style home, it’s time to do so. Bringing a ranch visual helps give your home an intimate approach.

Selling and Serving the High Maintenance Customer

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Floor Focus Article. June 5, 2019. Sandy Smith. Selling and Serving the High Maintenance Customer. Unless you have been living on another planet for the last few years, you know that today’s customers have changed. In my educational seminars, I frequently ask members of my audience to give me a general profile of their customers. Regardless of the industry- manufacturing, health care, retail, financial services, sales and marketing or the US government-the following profile emerges.

A Poetic Look at Porcelain – Garden State Tile Introduces the To BE Series

Garden State Tile Blog

Garden State Tile introduces the To BE Series into the Garden State Tile Porcelain Collection. The new 3-part line features a special blend of marble, concrete and resin patterns in neutral hues that work together for coordinating concepts in one complete series.

Maastricht Mosaic

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Kunst Front Maastricht. Sandor Sinko at the Kunst Front.

?Bringing the Colors of Summer Home All Year Long

Cement Style

If summer is your jam, take your cues from these hues for your home to make every day feel like summer vacation: ?Summer Summer color #1: Yellow It’s no surprise that sunny hues are the best way to feel summery. Bring the summer sunshine indoors by adding a touch of gold to walls, floors, and decor.

Taking Home’s Creature Comforts (And Creatures) On The Road — From

JG Kitchens

What picture do the letters RV conjure up for you? If it’s an empty-nesting retiree hitting the road in a gas-guzzling land barge, your mental image is somewhat out of date.

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Join Us For The Rubble Tile BBQ!

Rubble Tile

WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US! RSVP: Directions to the Rubble Tile Warehouse. Events Rubble BBQ 2019 Rubble Tile BBQ Rubble Tile New Warehouse

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KB Tribe Chat topic: A Focus on Outdoor Living

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Keep an eye out for #KBTribeChat posts between 2-3pm EST on Wednesday afternoons. Like and re-tweet them with the Hashtag #WhyTile. Join the conversation at [link] using the hashtag #Kbtribechat. For more info: [link].

Maastricht Mosaic

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Kunst Front Maastricht. Sandor Sinko at the Kunst Front.

Can’t Go on Vacation? Recreate a Hotel Vibe in Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Going on vacation is a great way to relax and refresh. And if you stay in a luxury hotel, lakeside inn, resort spa, or elegant bed and breakfast, you’ll also enjoy a lush living area, and a luxurious bathroom experience.