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Keeping Your Porcelain Patio Clean This Summer

The London Tile Co.

In the UK it rains for almost half of the year, 156 days if some websites are to be believed, so the last thing anyone wants to be doing when the sun makes its rare appearance is cleaning the patio.

Feeling Groovy with Dimensional Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Whether you prefer the song’s original version by Seals & Crofts or the 1974 remake by the Isley Brothers , both Summer Breeze hits reached the Top 100 charts when they were released. Today, the song still blows through our mind when thinking of the perfect summer playlist.

How To Choose Bathroom Floor Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Whether building a new property or renovating a current one, choosing the bathroom floor tiles should be one of the highlights. Tiles can transform your house into a home and bathrooms can really set the tone for your property. Are you looking for a sleek, modern finish?

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Building a Home with Tile

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic tiles can decorate the home inside and out. Since it is a material that adapts to every room and offers solutions for every space, ceramic can be used in bathrooms, kitchens, balconies and even bedrooms.

Employee Spotlight: Commercial Sales Manager David Arabe

Architectural Ceramics

For Father’s Day we interviewed a new dad, our Commercial Sales Manager, David Arabe, and got his thoughts on his new role as a dad and leading our commercial sales team. Architectural Ceramics: Your clients often juggle project types like hospitality, healthcare, and corporate offices.

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Tile Trends at Coverings — From Kitchen & Bath Design News

JG Kitchens

This month’s Trend Spotting takes us to Orlando, where the massive Coverings tile expo took place. Check out the latest global tile trends. Which ones do you love? Which ones would you include in your home? There are so many new, and new-old, styles to choose from.

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How the Right Ceramic Finish Can Transform a Space

As The Tile Turns

Beautiful, versatile, and highly durable, ceramic tile is a wonderful option for creating a practical and aesthetically pleasing space. Unfortunately, choosing ceramic is just the beginning. Once you've decided to install ceramic tile in your project, you'll need to delve into the details.

Ceramic Tile is Environmentally-Friendly

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Many ceramic tile options are made from recycled materials. Plus, once installed, tile can be reused generation after generation. There’s no question: combining incredible durability and responsible manufacturer usage of recycled content, tile is one of the most eco-friendly flooring options available. View VIDEO here on [link]. View VIDEO here on YouTube: [link].

Update Your Kitchen Splashback With The Savanna Range

The London Tile Co.

Are you looking for that extra something to add dimension to a kitchen in a new build? Or maybe you are renovating your current kitchen? Whatever type of property you have, at some point it’s likely your kitchen will need a new splashback.

The Spanish Tile Industry Develops a New Sector-Specific Environmental Product Declaration (DAP)

Tile of Spain USA

ASCER has announced the development of a sectorial Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The technical work has been developed by the Institute of Ceramic Technology (ITC), and the EPD has been registered under the GlobalEPD system of AENOR.

Week of June 24th, 2019

Architectural Ceramics

Is white a color? Of course! Well, at least in the world of interior design. White provides an excellent backdrop for more dramatic colors or can work to create a clean, minimal look.

The Most Impressive Tile Designs from Coverings 2019

As The Tile Turns

Inspiration abounds in the fast-paced world of interior design. Exciting ideas can be found in virtually every setting imaginable. At industry events, however, these ideas reach a whole new level as they are examined and discussed by those who know design best.

Why Tile? Easy Care and Low Maintenance

Conestoga Tile Blog

As we continue our blog series on why you should choose tile for your home, today we wanted to focus on tile’s superior easy to clean nature and unmatched durability. Among a variety of different advantages, homeowners love tile floors because of its easy care and low maintenance properties.

“More is More” – The Maximalism Revival

Garden State Tile Blog

Over the last few years minimalism has consumed the design world with its neutral hues, straight lines and overall simplicity. While this picture perfect design genre is certainly captivating, it’s not always reflective of the adventure, passion and personal style that make up our lives.

2019 Bathroom Trends: What’s In and What’s Out

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Kitchens might be the heart of the home, but bathrooms are definitely the muscle. After all, which room in your home has to double as a dog wash and a makeup station? Of course, making your bathroom one of your favorite rooms in your house has as much to do with style as it does function.

Week of June 17, 2019

Architectural Ceramics

From finding the perfect purpose for that spare room in your house to open, contemporary office design – here are our top design picks for the week. Finding Purpose for that Spare Room. Our Room of Requirement , Lauren Liess.

10 Blue Kitchen Cabinet Ideas to Upgrade Your Kitchen Today

Trendir Magazine

Blue might not seem like the ideal color to incorporate in your kitchen, but there are actually quite a few advantages in using this particular hue. When used inside of the home the hue brings tranquility, a sense of peace, luxury and almost a feel of expansiveness.

Design Your Slabs

Diary of a Tile Addict

This is a truly exciting innovation promoted by Iris Ceramica Group. With Design Your Slabs, any image or design can be recreated on FIANDRE ceramic surfaces. This includes, and focuses on, large scale ceramic slabs – ideal for remarkable façades and show stealing interiors.

Vision Stone

Garden State Tile Blog

Vision Stone is a premium white Italian marble from the same region as our Calacatta and Statuario marbles. This marble has a beautiful white background with subtle gray veining throughout. Vision Stone is available in polished or honed for floors, walls, and backsplashes.

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Designing the Perfect Kids’ Bathroom

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

As a child, I was fortunate enough to have my own bathroom (actually, it was a Jack and Jill bathroom that I shared with the guest bedroom, but we only had guests for a handful of days out of the year).

Why Tile? Easy Care and Low Maintenance

Conestoga Tile

As we continue our blog series on why you should choose tile for your home, today we wanted to focus on tile’s superior easy to clean nature and unmatched durability. Among a variety of different advantages, homeowners love tile floors because of its easy care and low maintenance properties.

Gorgeous Kitchen Trends That Are All the Rage

Trendir Magazine

An all-white kitchen has been a top favorite for many throughout the years, particularly those that love browsing through Pinterest. Many would say white kitchens are the beginning of home décor, and for good reason it is.

Touchy-Feely Tiles

Diary of a Tile Addict

A fantastic collaboration between tile and architecture led to the creation of TOUCHY-FEELY. Founded in 2006 by architects Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, TOUCHY-FEELY became a platform for sensory-orientated design.

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Soft Surroundings

Garden State Tile Blog

Give your space a soft “Touch” with this glazed ceramic wall tile. This tile collection brings a light and airy atmosphere with its coastal, cottagey soft hues. Touch is made in 3″ x 12″ , 3″ x 6″, and 5″ x 6″ palazzo.

HGTV’s Andy Williams: Celebrate Father’s Day With the Perfect Man Cave

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Andy and Ashley Williams, hosts of HGTV’s Flip or Flop Fort Worth. Image courtesy of Almond Board of California. Father’s Day is a perfect time to celebrate that special dad who works so hard and always puts family first.

How To Create an Indoor-Outdoor Living Space

Valverdi Indoor-Out

Open plan living spaces are becoming increasingly popular, but not everyone has the same indoor space available. So, why not increase your living space by making your patio an extension of your home instead?

How To Add Retro Style To Any Room

Trendir Magazine

While we are in the new age of décor, and everything always seems to be changing; whether it be due to the season, evolving trends or just time for an upgrade. However, while most things do tend to change somethings are best left alone, that is where retro style comes into play.

Clay Cloth

Diary of a Tile Addict

Exploring new and unusual materials is a rare Tile Addict treat. Today there is something unexpected to see, the unlikely pairing of clay and textile.

A 1970s James Island Home is Modernized into a Coastal Paradise

Garden State Tile Blog

Sitting along a marsh over looking downtown Charleston, a James Island home in one of the Lowcountry’s most desirable locations was in need of a major update. The home, originally built in the 1970s, is over 3,000 sq.ft. in size with a traditional floor plan.

Choosing a Kitchen Sink

Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens Inc.

A kitchen sink may seem like a minor detail during a kitchen renovation , but since you’ll be using it daily, it is important to choose the best one to fit your usage patterns, kitchen style, and personal tastes.

Complete Guide to Keeping Your Shower Grout & Tiles Looking Great Everyday

Fabric and Tile Masters

Keeping your shower grout and tiles in good repair is a perfect example of a task that can reap big rewards with some preventative measures and on-going maintenance. We all want our bathrooms to stay clean and hygienic as long as possible, free from harmful fungus, mold, and microbes.

Healthy Living/Healthy Home to Publish in June 2020!

JG Kitchens

I’m excited to share that my third book, Healthy Living/Healthy Home , will publish in June 2020. I’m not announcing the publisher’s name yet, but it’s one you’d easily recognize!

Qwerty Mosaics

Diary of a Tile Addict

There’s a wonderful movement in the art world. Mosaics have been branching out of their ceramic hold for a while, but now there’s a whole new branch to explore.

(Every) Day Spa

Garden State Tile Blog

Create your own serene, spa-like environment with Oasis dreamy glass mosaic tiles. Subtle, neutral colors and organic patterns elevate and calm the senses. The post (Every) Day Spa appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog What's New

Designing With Health in Mind

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. Discussion Questions: 1. In the design process, what details do you focus on when designing with health and safety in mind? Please share solutions you like! Healthy material choices not only affect indoor air quality but it’s important to know how they affect the environment and if they are made from renewal resources.

How to Choose the Right Porch Lighting for Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Improve your home’s curb appeal with new porch lighting. Image: David Papazian/Shutterstock. 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.