Made In the USA: AC Tile Lines Made in America

Architectural Ceramics

Because of the our nation’s Independence Day, the month of July is all about America. While we’re hyped up on all things red, white and blue, let’s take a look at a few of Architectural Ceramic’s tile lines that are proudly Made in the USA.

Mid America Tile Introduces New Website

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Paving the way for the tile and flooring industries, Mid America Tile is thrilled to announce the game-changing new With this all-new marketing tool, Mid America Tile continues to be your leading tile and flooring industry resource since 1961.

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Goodbye, Ranch! America Has a New Favorite Home Style

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The mid-century modern, single-story ranch home is no longer America’s favorite. Image: The Bungalow Company What’s interesting is the great architectural divide between younger and older Americans. America Has a New Favorite Home Style appeared first on

Decoraciones modernas de casas.

Granada Tile

Diseño interior por Barbara Bestor Architecture con piso de cemento Vegas de Granada Tile. Decoración de baño por Stefanie Rosa´s usando los azulejos de concreto Athens de Granada Tile.

ARDEX Americas Wins 10 Awards at 2018 Starnet Design Awards, Including 5 Gold

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA, April 23, 2018 – ARDEX Americas is proud to be recognized at The Starnet Commercial Flooring Design Awards as a preferred vendor for 10 winners, including five gold awards. For more information about ARDEX Americas: , or call 724-203-5000.

ARDEX Americas Wins Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania Award

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA, April 8, 2017 – ARDEX Americas, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance building products, received the 2017 Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania award by the Pittsburgh Business Times. This marks the fifth time ARDEX Americas has won the award. This year ARDEX Americas competed in the 100-499 employee category, and there were six winners in this category.

Natural Stone 101

Kitchens for Living

Dorado soapstone by Latera Architectural Surfaces. Counter Tops Granite Kitchen Design Kitchen design tips Uncategorized countertops GreenRiverStoneCompany limestone marble Marble Institute of America Natural Stone Institute onyx quartzite slate soapstoneNatural stone is sexy.

ARDEX Americas Matches Employee Donations for Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA, September 18, 2017 – ARDEX Americas is committed to aiding recovery and rebuilding efforts by all those affected by the recent hurricanes and announced that it will be matching employee donations collected through the end of September. As the immediate recovery ends and long-term rebuilding efforts begin, ARDEX Americas will be working in collaboration with distribution partners to help those affected in the local communities to recover and rebuild.

ARDEX Americas Wins Award for Outstanding Commitment to Employee Education and Development for the Second Consecutive Year

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA, April 18, 2018 – ARDEX Americas won the Engaging Pittsburgh Innovative People Practices award for the second consecutive year. Kathryn Gardner, ARDEX Recruitment and Employee Development Manager, accepted the award on behalf of ARDEX Americas.

Avente Tile Talk: Spanish Tile Details Charm this Los Angeles.

Tile Talk

The Memorial Day holiday marks the unofficial start of summer for just about everybody in America. During each walk, I usually spy decorative tiles in outdoor settings that adorn the Spanish and Mediterranean homes that were influenced by Mission, Spanish, and Spanish Revival architecture.

Illinois Institute of Technology – College of Architecture

Life of an Architect

Ever wondered what going to architecture was really like? There are a lot of stories about going to architecture school – the long hours, the absolute dedication, the commitment needed to complete the program … and guess what?

GIO Looks at Architectural Styles in the US: Italianate


Davis) in the 1840s as an alternative to Gothic or Greek Revival styles, Italianate architecture was prominent in American residential structures between 1850 and 1870. Popularized by American architect Alexander Jackson Davis (A.J.


Tile of Spain USA

Coverings , the largest international tile and stone exhibition in North America, honors two projects featuring Tile of Spain products at this year’s annual Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards.

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Quarry Tour Takes Industry to Elberton and Tate Georgia - Brings the Marble Institute of America and Elberton Granite Assocation Together


For years, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) has led study tours to quarries around the USA, Canada, and abroad. Established in 1951, they operate a wholesale quarry, foundry, and manufacture a wide range of architectural plaques and signs. The 2014 tour took place in Georgia, USA - a state rich in both historic and modern day stone activity.

Tile of Spain Heads to Coverings 2019!

Tile of Spain USA

In just one week, nearly 100 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers will be heading to Coverings 2019: The Global Stone & Tile Experience to showcase their latest products and innovations during North America’s premier event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry.

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Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

While children everywhere are going back to school, let’s go back to basics and learn about ceramic tile through a few of Architectural Ceramic’s collections: Basics, London, and City Hall. North America: In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.

2018 Tile Trends from Tile of Spain

JG Kitchens

This seems to be a truism in most global marketplaces but certainly is the case in North America where design and architecture features so much of the native timber.

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Toyota Unveils Architectural Renderings of Future North American Headquarters

The A to Z of Building

Toyota Motor North America today unveiled architectural renderings of its future North American headquarters, providing new details of the site layout and exterior design of its environmentally

Tile of Spain Announces Schedule of Events for Coverings 2019

Tile of Spain USA

Coverings, North America’s largest tile and stone exhibition, will be held April 9-12, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

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Defining a House Style: What Is a Mediterranean Home?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re a fan of luxurious living, there’s no better architectural style for you than Mediterranean. Specifically, this can be seen in their imposing scale, as well as architectural details like columns and rounded arches.

Week of July 8th, 2019 – Classic American Style

Architectural Ceramics

s row houses are a hallmark of the city’s architecture. The 30 Most Beautiful Main Streets Across America, Architectural Digest. There’s Not a Single 90-Degree Angle in This Frank Lloyd Wright Home , Architectural Digest.

Decorator On Demand: Home Made in Middle America

Decorator on Demand

Home Made in Middle America. I love this furnishings company, AT-95 and their ingenious way to revitalize the rust belt of America, by starting a NEW American Industrial "Furniture" Revolution! Home Made in Middle America. Architectural Digest. (1). Pages. About Me.

Defining a House Style: What Is a Ranch Home?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Until recently , the ranch home was the most popular home style in America. Image: Zias Building Design & Documentation History of ranch homes The inspiration for ranch-style homes as we know them today can be traced back to North American Spanish Colonial architecture.

Take It Outside: Outdoor AC Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Check out a few Architectural Ceramics tile collections, suitable for outdoor use, that have you covered under foot and under water. Below, we elaborate on collections, available through Architectural Ceramics, that represent each category mentioned above.

How We Updated our Home’s Exterior Design with Mid-America Vinyl Shutters


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by Mid-America Shutters. I was excited to pair with Mid-America Shutters to try out their vinyl shutters that would resist climatic changes, insects and moisture. How We Updated our Home’s Exterior Design with Mid-America Vinyl Shutters.

It must be sink week: check out the new Cerana from Blanco

Kitchen and Residential Design

The Cerana from Blanco is their first ceramic sink to be introduced in North America and leave it up to Blanco to come up with something truly innovative to mark this new categorys debut. architecture. (39). Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world.

Breaking News: Granada Tile in Print and New Additions to the Stripes Range of Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

In just the past few months alone, we’ve been featured in Architectural Digest , Dwell ‘s special renovation issue and Angeleno. All of the tiles in the the range are a geometric homage to the spirit of some of America’s great cities.

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Week of June 29th, 2020 – American Design

Architectural Ceramics

What America’s dream home looked like every decade in the last 100 years , Insider. It’s no secret that America’s taste in design varies from location to location, but there have certainly been trends that come and go, influencing design all across the country.

Expo Revestir: Ceaseless Innovation

Diary of a Tile Addict

EXPO REVESTIR is the biggest business platform in the national and international market of Latin America. “Revestir represents the great start of the economy on the architecture and construction sector of the country. Get ready!

Avente Tile Talk: The Bellagio Resort: A Mosaic Tile Showcase

Tile Talk

Located in the southern part of the famous Las Vegas Strip, the Bellagio Resort Hotel has dominated its surroundings from the time it opened in 1998 with lush landscaping, classic architecture and elements, and a man-made, eight-acre lake reminiscent of Italy’s Lake Como.

Renovating? We’ve Got Your Tile

Making Tile Modern

In stock and ready to ship anywhere in North America. Modwalls Lush glass subway tile at the lowest price ever. Are you ready to remodel? We’ve got some good news for you: Our best selling Lush glass subway tile collection in great colors and sizes is now at the lowest price ever.

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These 3D-Printed Houses Can Be Printed Today and Move-In Ready Tomorrow – for Under $10K

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Check out these six innovative 3D-printed houses: Built in March 2018, the first permitted 3D-printed home in America features two bedrooms and one bath. Architecture Decorating Ideas Appliances & Technology New Build Small Spaces

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Latest home design trends from AIA survey

JG Kitchens

Here’s what they’re seeing now in the way of features and spaces homeowners are interested in, based on the latest Architects Institute of America (AIA) member survey. Architects are great sources for home design trend spotting.

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Modern Tile Designs for Your Kitchen

Making Tile Modern

This collection is made in America. Vetrazzo Recycled Glass Subway Tile Vetrazzo, the original recycled glass surface proudly made in America is making 3 sizes of recycled glass subway tiles exclusively for Modwalls. Modwalls Modern Kitchen Backsplash Tile Ideas.

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GIO Product Picks: Well-Designed Building Products and Accessories for Architects and Designers


The designer of Cocoon Fireplaces is Federico Otero, an Industrial and Interactive Designer from Latin America whose contributions to design include a wide spectrum that ranges from lighting, furniture, faucets, and luxury products.

Arquitectos usan mosaicos y azulejos artesanales en sus proyectos.

Granada Tile

Fabricación de pisos artesanales, azulejos de Granada Tile Latin America. Arquitecto Frank Gehry, decoró su cocina con pisos artesanales personalizados de Granada Tile Latin America.

Casacor Collections

Diary of a Tile Addict

The many different nuances and textures of the company’s portfolio have been exploited by design professionals participating what is billed as the largest exhibition of architecture, interior design and landscaping in the Americas.

10 Hot Summer Destinations & Tile Inspirations

Architectural Ceramics

While sites like offers suggestions of where to go with their article, the Top 10 Most Searched Summer Destinations , at Architectural Ceramics, we’ve come up with our own 10 cities, as well as tile collections inspired by each popular place.

Jessica LaGrange Goes (Vintage) Hollywood

The Perfect Bath

Leslie’s book, Behind the Burly Q, is about the history of burlesque in America, and she is familiar with the strippers, musicians and other members of the “burly circuit.”

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Call for entries for the latest edition of ASCER’s Tile of Spain Awards

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The awards are divided into three categories: Architecture, Interior Design and Final Degree Project, with prizes totalling €39,000. The magnificent panel of judges is made up of internationally-acclaimed professionals working in the architecture and design sectors.

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2018 Tile Trends from Tile of Spain

JG Kitchens

This seems to be a truism in most global marketplaces but certainly is the case in North America where design and architecture features so much of the native timber.

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CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

(ARLINGTON, VA—March 18, 2019) Coverings ( ), the largest international tile & stone exhibition and conference in North America, will give back to the local community through a range of charitable initiatives at this year’s show in Orlando, Florida from April 9-12. Additionally, the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) and 21 of its members will continue their generous support for Orlando-area pets through TCNA’s tiled doghouse program at Coverings 2019.

4 Stunning Cement Tile Designs for Your Restaurant

Granada Tile

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY – 10/5/2019 – 1/4/2020 – Visit the Craft in America Center exhibition in Los Angeles, where some of our cement tiles that were used in local restaurants are on display!

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