Natural Stone – General Installation & Cleaning

H.Winter Showroom Blog

We provide these natural stone installation instructions as a general guideline. Please see the manufacturer''s recommendations for specific installation information. Usage __ Walls, countertops, and flooring (subject to job specification).

New Tile Series: Ragno Crystal Stone

H.Winter Showroom Blog

Roll out the red carpet, Crystal Stone has arrived! Mosaic 5/8” tumbled stone are mixed with tumbled glass and extraordinary undulated glass creating a rich surface for any room in your home.

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Terra Home Ceramics: moorish fountain

Lingua Terra Tile

2008. (2). Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. moorish fountain.

Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness with Pink Tile!

H.Winter Showroom Blog

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and every store I walk into represents the cause in one form or another. While arranging Maniscalco glass tile in our showroom today, I noticed how many of the glass tile are a delightful shade of pink.

Green Building 2: Air Quality

H.Winter Showroom Blog

This post is part of a series about Green Building. On our quest to select Green flooring products for our home, the one factor that has a direct and immediate effect on our lives is the quality of the air that we breathe in our homes. Poor air quality can cause allergic reactions, skin irritations and make a home uncomfortable.

Selecting Grout Color

H.Winter Showroom Blog

We have a great display in our showroom featuring green/gray limestone tile with a grey grout. One of our customers decided to use an antique white grout so that each tile was more defined. What she didn’t expect was that the cream pieces in the listello she was using, would virtually disappear.

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Emerges as a Leader in Green Remodeling.

H.Winter Showroom Blog

Have you caught the Green bug yet? Most Americans are embracing the Green movement that has been sweeping across the country like contagious etiquette. We are using canvas shopping bags, recycling our newspapers and cans, and purchasing organic tomatoes. But many draw the line at selecting Green building products because of budget factors.

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New Large Format Tile Series from Keraben

H.Winter Showroom Blog

The showroom staff at H.Winter & Company is excited about the new Keraben Chicago Series! The deep, rich red color Caldera , has subtle, warm variations. The blue/gray color Gris and the charcoal/black color Oxido , appeal to a more cool, contemporary style.

In the beginning…

Cement Style

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Kitchen and Residential Design: My Brassavola nodosa bloomed.

Kitchen and Residential Design

That was on 20 December 2008. ► 2008. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 29 November 2011. My Brassavola nodosa bloomed today. Posted by Paul Anater. at 3:30 PM.

Install Beautiful Bathroom Wall Tiles to Decorate Your Home

Tile Excellence

Install Beautiful Bathroom Wall Tiles to Decorate Your Home By: Icon Tiles | Posted: Aug 23, 2008 Everyone knows that the tiles are the best way to cover the surface of walls and floor you can use in the bathrooms. Bathroom wall tiles are ceramic tiles which has properties such as durable, non-flammable, hygienic and easy-to-clean material. These ceramic tiles have a 4000 year older. bathroom tiles bathroom wall tiles ceramic tiles floor tiles kitchen tiles kitchen wall tiles wall tiles

Seven years of Gold Notes!

JG Kitchens

Much has changed in my life since starting my blog in July 2008, and I’ve shared most of it with you in my weekly posts. July 2015 is Gold Notes‘ seventh anniversary month. What a long, fun trip it’s been!

Market Reports

The Tile Council of North America Blog

US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2008. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q1 2015. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q1 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2012.

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Market Reports

The Tile Council of North America Blog

US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2008. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q1 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2011.

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Market Reports

The Tile Council of North America Blog

US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2008. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q1 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2011.

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Tile of Spain Makes a Splash in the Olympic Swimming Pool

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain manufacturer Rosa Gres participated in the construction of swimming pools at Jinan Olympic Sports Center, site of swimming and diving events during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

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2014 Porcelain Tile Certification Update

The Tile Council of North America Blog

Launched in 2008 this program directly benefits manufacturers, distributors, and end-users, which are all impacted by the misrepresentation of non-porcelain tile as porcelain. The Porcelain Tile Certification Agency (PTCA) is pleased to announce the growing number of product lines qualifying as porcelain in its certification program.

Product Benefits That Benefit Pros || James Hardie’s Contractor Alliance Program

Building Moxie

As James Hardie was the first in fiber cement, it broke ground too in 2008 when it developed the Contractor Alliance TM Program. *. This is a partnered post with James Hardie Industries. 8 Million North American Homes Served. I remember clearly the first time I ran my hand over it.

Toni Cumella: Ceramic Visionary

Diary of a Tile Addict

Mossos El Vendrell by Josep Maria Botey, El Vendrell, 2008. 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.

Tile Tuesday: The Many Meanings of “Encaustic”

Kitchens for Living

As an artist, I love the sensuousness of working in the encaustic medium which I discovered in 2008. What is encaustic painting? Encaustic painting involves beeswax, resin and pigments in varying combinations.

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Avente Tile Launches New Website and Blog

Tile Talk

I started the blogging at AventeTileTalk.com in 2008. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Welcome! I'm pleased to announce that our blog and website have moved to a new hosting platform that is responsive and mobile ready. It's been a big effort with all "hands on deck" here at Avente Tile.

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Avente Tile's Blog - Tile Talk - Moves to New Home

Tile Talk

I started the Avente Tile Talk blog at AventeTileTalk.com in 2008. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Welcome! I'm pleased to announce that today is our very first post of our blog, Avente Tile Talk , at its new location here on Avente Tile.

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Avente Tile Talk: Interview with Nutmeg Designs

Tile Talk

Hope Spiral by Nutmeg Designs My husband began making stained glass in 2008, which transformed our home into a "one-bedroom-two-studio-rowhouse." ► 2008. (7). Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Interview with Nutmeg Designs.

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Sylvie Atanasio talks about the industry, design, and CTDA

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Though it had been unveiled at the worst time, February 2008, “in retrospect, it turned out to be the best time, because competitors stopped bringing in anything edgy or innovative,” Atanasio says. By Jeffrey Steele.

Avente Tile Talk: Innovation, possibilities and technology in ceramic.

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Innovation, possibilities and technology in ceramic tile. This past week I attended an event in Boston that was hosted by Tile of Spain which showed the advances that have been made in ceramic tile.

Avente Tile Talk: Artist Series Cement Tile Collection Grows with.

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Artist Series Cement Tile Collection Grows with Guillermo & Tania. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry.

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Holiday Home with Stunning Lake View in Chile

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The architect Cristian Hrdalo completed the renovation of this countryside holiday home in 2008. The clients had a large family, with 8 children and 12 grandchildren, and wished to renovate the central lodge, Maiten.

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Avente Tile Talk: Creative floor tiling

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, November 27, 2012. Creative floor tiling. Its a bit of a story to this tile project as this section of the floor has been concrete for a few years.

Avente Tile Talk: New & Old Cement Tile Patterns Heat up the Strip

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, April 29, 2014. New & Old Cement Tile Patterns Heat up the Strip. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Greetings from Las Vegas! This week Im in Las Vegas making my yearly pilgrimage to Coverings 2014 , an annual tile trade show.

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Avente Tile Talk: Islamic Star Patterns in Tile Design

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Islamic Star Patterns in Tile Design. By Selena Madden. As a recent Art History graduate from Loyola Marymount University, the Arts of Islam became a favorite subject among the various cultures and styles I studied. Iran or Central Asia, 15th Century.

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Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and.

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and Preservation Through the Ages. Ceramic tile façade in Portugal.

Avente Tile Talk: The Buyer's Guide to Ceramic Tiles

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, June 4, 2013. The Buyers Guide to Ceramic Tiles. Ceramic tiles are materials that can add glamor and value to any part of your home. Although initial cost can be expensive, these tiles are easy to maintain and can stand the test of time.

Home Design & Remodeling Trends to Watch in 2018

JG Kitchens

My goal in launching this blog in 2008 was to write about topics I couldn’t get an editor to commission. Happy New Year! I hope everyone’s holidays were happy and healthy.

Home Design & Remodeling Trends to Watch in 2018

JG Kitchens

My goal in launching this blog in 2008 was to write about topics I couldn’t get an editor to commission. Happy New Year! I hope everyone’s holidays were happy and healthy.

Avente Tile Talk: Tile Mosaics at the Cologne Cathedral

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Tile Mosaics at the Cologne Cathedral. Recently I had the pleasure of traveling to Cologne, Germany as part of BlogTour Cologne and while I was there I visited The Cologne Cathedral.

Avente Tile Talk: Carter's Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and.

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, August 13, 2013. Carters Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and Façades - Disappearing History. When I set out to write this blog article, I intended to put a few words to a photograph of the Poole Arms (in Poole, Dorset, UK,) with its striking green tile fa ç ade.

Avente Tile Talk: Patterned Tiles are Power Play at Coverings 2014

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Patterned Tiles are Power Play at Coverings 2014. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

Avente Tile Talk: Fragments - Our New Cement Tile Accent Strips

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, October 9, 2012. Fragments - Our New Cement Tile Accent Strips. Meet our newest line of cement tile: Fragments ! Its pretty easy to see that these tiny, tesserae have cement tile pedigree. Fragments Cement Tile Accent Strip.

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Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry. Panel of Portuguese ceramic tiles by Jorge Colaço (1922), representing Henry the Navigator at the Sagres Promonory. Lisbon, Pavilhão Carlos Lopes. Photo by Joaquim Alves Gaspar, Lisboa, Portugal.

Industry awards, donations and more

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The dam, placed into operation in 2008, is the world’s largest hydroelectric power plant. Ceracasa wins award.

Avente Tile Talk: California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and.

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, March 5, 2013. California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and California Pavers. Los Angeles is a place where California history is still held sacred.

Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Tips for the Pattern Shy

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Cement Tile Tips for the Pattern Shy. — By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Weve been Playing with Pattern in Tile Design this month and shown you how Simple Patterns are Powerful !

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Avente Tile Talk: A tile shower installation- Time lapsed video.

Tile Talk

2008. (7). Tuesday, September 25, 2012. A tile shower installation- Time lapsed video/explanation. How to tile a shower in 48 seconds! Ah wouldnt that be nice but in reality it took a bit longer.

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