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Tile Face-Off: Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile

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Choosing the right tile is an important decision, and there are a number of factors to take into account. For example, you will need to consider the shape and size of your room, how your tile will be used, durability, lighting and, of course, your own personal style.

Italian Inspirations: Italian Stone Tile Designs

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Few modern flooring materials quite capture the classic appeal of Italian stone tile, which grants any room an instant burst of glamour. Stunning and versatile, Italian stone is an increasingly popular option in today's homes and businesses.

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Stone Care & Tips For Keeping Your Countertops Clean

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Thanks to their timeless beauty and uniqueness, natural stone countertops are a gorgeous addition to any home. Available in various colors and patterns, natural stone countertops are a perfect fit for many interior designs, whether you're renovating your home or building a new one.

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Top Three Trends from Cerasie 2017: The International Tile + Stone Show

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At the end of September 2017, designers from around the world convene in Bologna, Italy to share the hottest tile and stone trends of the season. Some of the most exciting looks are expected to include tribal prints, large format tiles and natural stone.

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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!

Black is the New Neutral

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Image via AKDO. Step into a typical 2000s home, and you'll find yourself surrounded by neutrals. These trusty colors dominate modern tile, wallpaper, cabinetry, backsplash and flooring. Insider Tile Trends

Embrace Timeless Chic with Moroccan-Inspired Terracotta Tiles

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You're ready to update your home with eye catching tile, but you demand a style that will stand the test of time, both in terms of style and durability. One option is to consider is Terracotta. Increasingly popular at tile industry events such as CERSAIE , terracotta is far more versatile than the average individual suspects. A recent infusion of Moroccan style has brought terracotta from Southwestern staple to modern statement piece. Tile Trends kitchen tiles

Top Five Finds From Coverings

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We just recently returned from our annual trip to Coverings 2017, the largest tile and stone showcase in North America, and here is a sneak peek at the colors, textures and tile for 2018!

4 Timeless Tile Designs

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Whether for future sale or your own personal enjoyment, you're determined to freshen up your home. Like many homeowners, however, time and budget constraints limit the extent to which you can transform your interior aesthetic. A simple tile update could be the solution, but you need a versatile look that will complement your evolving home. Expert Advice Natural Stone

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4 Unique Ways to Use Tile

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Tile is one of the most practical and beautiful ways to update the finishes in your home. Whether tile is used on a feature wall, living room floor or backsplash, tile is one of the most versatile finishing materials available.

Designing Your Ideal Custom Bathroom

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Are you bored with your bathroom? Updating your bathroom tile is the perfect way to give this cherished space the attention it deserves since it’s used daily! Let’s take a look at some of the best bathroom tile options available today. Bathroom Tile

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5 Areas to Use Porcelain Tile

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When you hear discussion of porcelain, your first instinct might be to imagine a delicate plate or perhaps a collectible or vintage doll. However, porcelain is surprisingly adaptable and comes in many forms, including those suitable for flooring.

Collaboration Corner: Decorative Materials & Mountain Living 2017 Home of the Year

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Every year, acclaimed magazine Mountain Living asks architects, designers and homeowners to share their latest accomplishments in pursuit of the coveted Home of the Year Award. The magazine receives a myriad of impressive entries, which include photographs of several rooms and special features. Finalists often receive walk-through evaluations from the judging committee, which may express curiosity surrounding the home's in-person atmosphere. Project Highlights luxury tiles

Eye Catching Tile Design for 2018

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Tile design trends change significantly from one year to the next, but select patterns deliver long-term satisfaction. When hunting for a new look, it's important to consider not only what will feel fresh at the moment, but also what will continue to make a statement in years to come. Tile Trends luxury tiles

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Hot Tile Picks: 15 Kitchen Backsplashes You Will Love

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Whether it is a tile, stone, art glass or even a simple design that stands out in its modesty, a backsplash gives a kitchen an aesthetic signature. An elaborate backsplash can serve as the centerpiece itself.

Creative Bathroom Tile Design on a Budget

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Is it time to upgrade your bathroom? Follow this detailed guide for getting creative, even while on a budget

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CERSAIE 2017: Trends to Look for in 2018

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Every year, CERSAIE sets the tone for the hottest trends in the tile industry. The annual event is the tile equivalent of New York Fashion Week ; it highlights new concepts bound to take over next season. Tile Trends Expert Advice

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Black and White Tile Done Right

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On the hunt for a timeless, sophisticated look that stands out from typical neutrals? Black and white should do the trick. These contrasting colors combine classic appeal with a modern edge. Available in several materials, patterns and glazes, they're versatile enough to let you live out your grandest vision. Insider Tile Trends luxury tiles

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Contemporary Bathroom Tiles We Love

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Contemporary bathroom tile gives designers a vast range of options to create dream bathrooms. Whether homeowners want an organic, spa-like feel to their bathroom, or prefer a sleek, avant-garde design, the right tile is available to help them realize their vision. Tile Trends

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Tile Updates: Current Tile Trends

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Tile makes a statement while retaining the durability, versatility and other numerous benefits that have made it such a popular flooring material through the years.

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2016 Tile Review: Top Tile Products of 2016

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If you’re looking for ideas to help you decide which tile to install in your home or business, taking a look at the top tile options of last year can serve as a great source of inspiration as you plan your project.

Is the Subway Tile Trend Dead?

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Image via AKDO. From bathrooms to kitchen backsplashes and even commercial settings, subway is the ultimate in ubiquitous tile. Named for the New York City train stations in which they were originally found in the early 1900s, these tiles quickly captured the public's imagination with their revolutionary layout. Since then, they have remained a top choice among a variety of homeowners and designers. Insider Tile Trends Expert Advice

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Large Format Tile Becoming the Norm

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Forget the diminutive porcelain tiles that long dominated suburban bathrooms; today, it's all about large format tile, which offers a cleaner, more sophisticated look with minimal grout lines

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10 Bold Bar Backsplashes We Love

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As one of the entertaining hubs of your home, your bar should be a showstopper. This is your opportunity to make a statement with bold concepts or experiment with the latest from the interior design landscape. The right backsplash can serve as a distinctive centerpiece or tie together varying elements to create a cohesive look. Set the vibe with bold backsplash tile, and you'll never struggle to get the party started in the comfort of your own home. Design

Outdoors to Indoors: How to integrate your indoor flooring to your outdoor living

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Home design can be an incredibly rewarding field. As a designer, your goal is to see that look of wonder and satisfaction when your client sees your complete design as a perfect reflection of their ideal living space.

Client Feature: Donna Guerra

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Seemingly subtle details in modern flooring can make all the difference in sophisticated bathrooms, even when rooms are limited by size or a desire for eco-conscious design. This is especially evident in the recent completion of an ambitious project from Donna Guerra of DG&A Interior Design. The talented designer applied her passion for mountain-inspired design to the ambitious Aspen Park Project. Tile selection played an integral role in the project. The result?

5 Bathroom Tile Tips for Small Spaces

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Choosing the best tile for the right area in your home is more complicated than a short trip to a Denver tile showroom. Everything from aesthetics to the size of a room must be considered.

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Bold Tile Design

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When it comes to incorporating tile into your home, there are endless possibilities. Tile gives you the opportunity to add color, texture and beauty that are just not possible with other mediums. Many people, however, opt for very simple designs.

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How to Use Tile to Make a Boring Kitchen Stand Out

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If your kitchen seems a bit humdrum or monotonous lately, there’s no need to renovate it completely. Something as simple as new tile can do a lot to make your kitchen pop. After all, tile is one of the most practical kitchen materials you can use.

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Tile Spotlight: Using Marble Tile In Your Home

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Design trends come and go, but there are some that remain classic and timeless. Marble is a perfect example, as it's a long-lasting material that never seems to go out of style. Marble tile is particularly popular with homeowners who want to update their bathrooms and kitchens. Natural Stone

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Whimsical Mosaics by Cean Irminger

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"Whimsical" really is the best word to describe the Kiddo Collection of custom mosaic tile designs by Cean Irminger for New Ravenna. There are no boring swaths of uniform mosaic tiles to be found here. Instead, Irminger has created intricate tile patterns that are stunningly unique.

Trending Now: Artistic Collaborations to Look For

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In addition to making spaces comfortable and functional, thoughtful attention to Interior Design elements can capture the attention and imagination of potential home buyers. From paint colors to fixed finishes, including unique colors and materials keep spaces fresh and inviting.

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3 Ways to Use Tile Outdoors

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Whether you are a trade professional or homeowner you can appreciate the importance of patio flooring. A rough or slick concrete patio without tile, no matter how beautifully designed, feels bare and unfinished.

Fashion + Tile Design Collide

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In any industry, there are trends that come and go — just like fashion — and tile design is no different. Because tiles are a base material, like textiles that make up larger functional pieces, we often see significant overlap and borrowing in the fashion and interior design industries.

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The best cleaning products for your bathroom

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Is dirty grout and tile in your bathroom cramping your style? You’re not the only one. Between all the self-proclaimed tile cleaning products and grout cleaning products on the market, it’s hard to know which ones are really the best cleaning products for your bathroom.

Allison Eden Studios: Custom glass mosaics handcrafted in NYC

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Allison Eden Studios is one of the country’s leading glass tile suppliers for commercial and residential interior decor. Based in Brooklyn, their in-house design team has over 40 years of collective experience and creates unique tile patterns and artwork for a wide range of projects. Insider

RUSTIC RENOVATION with The Bachelorette

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“ The Bachelorette favorites Ryan and Trista Sutter are taking their love of renovation to Colorado's log cabins. In this project they help soon-to-be parents find and renovate their very own slice of the Colorado Mountains. Check out the finished renovation. ” – David L. Haynes.

5 Things to Consider When Selecting Kitchen Floor Tile

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When you’re choosing kitchen floor tile, considerations about usage and appearance should be at the top of your mind.

The Ultimate Kitchen Backsplash Cheat Sheet

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An artfully chosen backsplash can upgrade the look of your kitchen, or even become the stylish focal point for the room.

How To Design Your Bathroom Tile Like a Pro

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Choosing bathroom tile can be a fun and rewarding experience, but the last thing you want is to regret your decisions after the fact.

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