KBIS 2012

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We just got back from KBIS 2012 (the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) in Chicago. It was pretty good this year- again quite a bit smaller than previous years, but they had some new innovative items.

Cersaie 2012… Get’s better with age

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This week’s blog post comes from Ryan Fasan, @Tile_Trends, research consultant, trainer and partner of Professional Attention to Tile Installations, an internationally renowned tile consulting firm. .

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Avente Tile Talk: Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012

Tile Talk

Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012.

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Avente Tile Talk: Focus on Romana Cement Tile | August 2012

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012. Focus on Romana Cement Tile | August 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). Focus on Romana Cement Tile | August 2012. Project Pick: Romana Cement Tile for Kitchen Backsplash.

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MN Luxury Home Tour 2012

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We went to some homes on the MN Luxury Home Tour last Friday.saw some abosuolutely beautiful tile work! Here are some highlights from the homes we saw: Aren''t they beautiful!! We hope to go see more homes next Friday. Kirsty

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Tile of Spain at the 2012 AIA Convention Showcased Several Unique Architectural Solutions … and a Memorable New Use for Wooden Pallets

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Blog 2012 AIA Apavisa Grespania peronda tile of spain Wooden Pallets The Tile of Spain booth at this year’s AIA Convention and Design Expo in Washington, DC was a showstopper! The design was a unique utilization of wooden pallets that was a favorite among the many architects in attendance. .

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Tile of Spain Manufacturers Honored with 2012 KB Culture Awards

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Avente Tile Talk: Ceramic Tile's Creative Nature

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Monday, October 29, 2012. Bathroom Blogfest 2012: Oct. Bathroom Blogfest, now in its seventh year, draws attention to the customer experience through blog articles and social media content published over five days, from October 29 through November 2, 2012. ▼ 2012. (58).

Spanish Ceramic Tile Makes Its Mark In Italy: Over 80 Tile of Spain Brands To Exhibit at Cersaie 2012

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86 manufacturers from Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), will exhibit at CERSAIE’12 to be held September 25-29 in Bologna, Italy.

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Avente Tile Talk: Climbing Out with Color, Texture and Time in Tile

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Bathroom Blogfest 2012 celebrates its seventh anniversary with the theme Still Climbing Out. Learn more about #KBTribechat and Bathroom Blogfest 2012 by visiting Bathroom Blogfest focused #KBTribechat. ▼ 2012. (58).

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Avente Tile Talk: Thanks to the Tile Heritage Foundation

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012. 2, 2012) - After publishing this post, I was thrilled to read this article, Foundation crafts artisan-tile archive , honoring the co-founders of the Tile Heritage Foundation and their commitment to preserving our tile heritage. ▼ 2012. (58).

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Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tiles Trend Toward Bold Patterns & Colors

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012. Earlier this year I did a guest post for the Gold Notes blog called, Tile Trends from Coverings 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012. Cement Tiles Trend Toward Bold Patterns & Colors.

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Avente Tile Talk: 2012's Top 12 Cement & Ceramic Tiles

Tile Talk

Before we get too far into the new year, I want to share our most popular selling tiles of 2012. In 2012, our top selling tile was a Heritage Olive Green cement tile in a 14" x 14" format - the largest format available in cement tile. So without further ado, heres Avente Tile s Top Selling Tiles of 2012 ! Note: This tile ranked #5 in 2012. Note: This tile ranked #5 in 2012 & takes 2 positions this year. 2012's Top 12 Cement & Ceramic Tiles.

Tile of Spain Announces Winners of the “Passport to Creativity” 2013 Contest

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Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), is proud to announce the winners of the “Passport to Creativity” contest.

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

Tile Talk

Tuesday, October 23, 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). 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: Creative floor tiling

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). 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.

Tiles that Shine.

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In design today you will find metallic ceramic styles bringing shine and shimmer to any space. Metallic tile styles range from exquisite and luxurious, to simple and minimalist, and Tile of Spain is on top of the trend. Take a look at the examples below from Tile of Spain manufacturers.

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Fashion and Tile of Spain worlds collide

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Introduced at Cersaie 2012 , PUZLE is a spectacular, vibrant collection, that perfectly matches with the colors already available in the Pamesa catalog: yellow, orange, carmine, turquoise, pistachio and white, and straight line formats: 20×20 and 25×50.…

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Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: Ceramic.

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Sunday, December 16, 2012. Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts. Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts. Posted by. Tile Excellence. Reactions: Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Contact Excellence Experts.

School is Back in Session: Tile of Spain returns to Harvard

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Led by Dr. Martin Bechthold , the program’s work with the use of 3-D robotic technology in the customization of ceramic tiles was exhibited at 2012 Cevisama and is currently on display at the ASCER showroom in Castellon, Spain.… I t’s back to school time across the country.

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Inspiring projects from the archives of the Tile of Spain Awards

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Submissions are now being accepted for the 2012 Tile of Spain Awards. Looking for inspiration? Take a look at three of last year’s honorable mentions for architecture and interior design.

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11th Annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design Launched

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Registration is now open and the entry deadline is October 23, 2012.…

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Tile of Spain educates students at Harvard Graduate School of Design

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Last week Tile of Spain had the opportunity to sponsor a lecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Over 50 students and staff were in attendance. Students had the opportunity to ask questions and see samples of Spanish Tile.

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Tile of Spain hosts architects and designers at Boston CEU Event – Designs with Designs: Progressive Ceramics in Today’s Architecture

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Avente Tile Talk: Turkish Tile: Artistry Through the Ages

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). Turkish Tile: Artistry Through the Ages. The significance of Turkish ceramic tiles occupies a prominent place in the history of Islamic art.

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Download the CERSAIE’12 show app now available from Tile of Spain

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This free app for iPad, iPhone, and Android allows you to have access to all Tile of Spain exhibitors at CERSAIE’12 at your fingertips. Download the CERSAIE’12 app and search by exhibit hall, sector or company. Select your favorite brands and create a ‘must visit’ list.

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Focus on the Floor… Spanish Tile Brings Artwork Underfoot

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Tile of Spain ceramic tile manufacturer Peronda , features ceramic collections inspired by Fashion & Art and harnesses the power of ink jet technology to create tiles that add visual drama to any design.

Counting down to CERSAIE: Tile of Spain preview

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The countdown is on. Just two more weeks until CERSAIE’12. Here’s a preview of a few more Tile of Spain manufacturers that will be exhibiting at CERSAIE September 25 th to 29 th in Bologna, Italy. If attending the show, be sure to stop by and visit them in person.

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Current Wall Trends from Tile of Spain Manufacturers

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Ceramic wall and floor tiles are inspired by the latest trends in home fashion and design. While color can reflect individual moods — color selection, tile composition and mix of textures contribute to the character, feel and atmosphere of the entire space.

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What’s that at your hotel? Tile!

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To many people, the holiday season means travel: planes, trains, automobiles and hotels. Take a closer look at the surfaces in your hotel. Many hotel chains have realized that ceramic and porcelain tile from Tile of Spain is an ideal product for interiors.

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

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). 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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Tiles capture images of professional soccer team

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Soccer fans can now showcase their passion and love for one of their favorite teams with tile. Tile of Spain manufacturer Azteca Cerámica has created a line that feature images of the FC Barcelona soccer team, specific players and crest reproduced on ceramic tiles.

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

Tile Talk

Tuesday, September 25, 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 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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Avente Tile Talk: Persian Tile: A Form of Art and Religious Expression

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). Persian Tile: A Form of Art and Religious Expression. Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque is one of the architectural masterpieces of Safavid Iranian architecture, standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan, Iran.

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New CEU course available from Tile of Spain

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Tile of Spain has just partnered with Architectural Record to launch a new CEU for architects and designers.

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An exciting visit to Spain

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With Thanksgiving this week, we are feeling a little nostalgic about the Tile of Spain trip to Spain we took earlier this year. Here’s a look at some of the sights, and fun that was had on last year’s trip and visit to Cevisama trade show in Valencia, Spain.

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Avente Tile Talk: Spanish Tile as Building Material, Part 3

Tile Talk

Tuesday, August 7, 2012. Here are several examples of what was revealed during the 2012 edition of Cevisama. ▼ 2012. (58). Focus on Romana Cement Tile | August 2012. Spanish Tile as Building Material, Part 3.

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Avente Tile Talk: Installing a slate tile floor

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). Focus on Romana Cement Tile | August 2012. Installing a slate tile floor. For the present project that we are working on Vermont slate tile was chosen for the mudroom entry way as well as the half bathroom that is attached to it.

Avente Tile Talk: Innovation, Design Take Center Stage at Cersaie

Tile Talk

Tuesday, October 2, 2012. Let’s take a brief look now at the latest Italian tile products unveiled during Cersaie 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). Innovation, Design Take Center Stage at Cersaie.

A Look at New Tile Neutrals

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Many Tile of Spain collections feature complimentary neutral tones meant to work together to create a unique neutral canvas. Stripes, solids and patterns in the same color tones allow for spaces to be as unique as the people that inhabit them.

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Avente Tile Talk: Moroccan Tile: In a Class of Its Own

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012. ▼ 2012. (58). Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012. Moroccan Tile: In a Class of Its Own.

Preview of Tile of Spain Designs within Designs Event

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On October 17 th , Tile of Spain will be sponsoring a complimentary CEU program and networking event for architects and designers at the BSA Space in Boston, Massachusetts.

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HGTV Green Home 2012

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This is a great bathroom from the new HGTV Green Home for 2012. You can enter to win twice daily here: [link

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