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I just got back from a trip to Arizona.what a beautiful state! I wanted to share some "architectural" highlights of the trip with you: First up, my visit to Taliesin West. This is the personal winter home, studio and architectural campus for Frank Lloyd Wright- located in Scottsdale. It was started in 1937 and took about 20 years to complete. Frank Lloyd Wright is considered by many to be the 20th century''s greatest architect- his designs were so innovative at the time.

Arizona Tile Fourth Quarter Press Release 2018

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It is no secret that Arizona Tile founder, John Huarte, has strong and lasting ties with his alma mater. About Arizona Tile. Founded in 1977 in San Diego, California, Arizona Tile has grown into a nationally recognized commercial and residential distributor with more than 25 showrooms throughout eight Western states. John Huarte, University of Notre Dame Alumni, Gives Back.


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Arizona Tile: Live Seamlessly: Arizona Tile’s new R11 Anti-Slip Finish

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CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us. 2018 Ceramic Tile Distributors Association. All Rights Reserved. 800 Roosevelt Rd., Bldg C-312, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137 P: 630.545.9415 F: 630.790.3095.

Arizona Tile Honored with Industry Partner Awards

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2014) – Arizona Tile is honored to have been recognized recently by several association partners within our industry. In addition, Dallas Sales Representative Kathie Ahrens attended the ARC Awards on August 16th and was pleased and honored to hear Arizona Tile mentioned several times during the awards presentation. Arizona Tile Supports Industry-Related Organizations. Arizona Tile is proud to support these organizations. About Arizona Tile. TEMPE, AZ (Nov.

Walk-In Shower Designs by Arizona Tile

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Check out the Arizona Tile Just Imagine Design Tool and upload your bathroom to discover what your new bath could look like or use one of our many templates to see how your bathroom remodel could enhance your home. Please stop by any of our Arizona Tile locations to speak with one of our professionally-trained consultants. About Arizona Tile. Walk-in showers are perfect for bathrooms of all sizes, adding elegance without compromising function.

Arizona Tile: Holiday Home Updates with Tile

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CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us. 2016 Ceramic Tile Distributors Association. All Rights Reserved. 800 Roosevelt Rd., Bldg C-312, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137 P: 630.545.9415 F: 630.790.3095.

Visualize, Customize, Realize With Arizona Tile’s Just Design™

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TEMPE, Arizona (Dec. 2014) – Arizona Tile cordially invites you to visit our three visualizing tools-literally at your fingertips-with Just Design™, Just Imagine™, and Custom Blend Program. The Arizona Tile Just Design program allows you to create a custom product from over 70 designs: medallions, feature walls, backsplashes, listelles and mosaics. To place your order and get more information, including pricing, please contact your nearest Arizona Tile location.

Arizona Tile Celebrates Opening of New Location in the Pacific Northwest

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On March 18th 2019, Arizona Tile opened the doors to its newest branch, located in Seattle, Washington. Now Open in Seattle, Washington. The site is home to an interactive showroom, slab viewing facility, and order desk, and highlights the use of modern technology in which customers can visualize materials in their own home by use of the on-site touch-screen. Customers can also fi nd inspiration via the wide variety of installation examples throughout the showroom floor.



A new office showroom has recently opened in Phoenix , AZ. The purpose for this office is to introduce Ker Products to the west coast tile market. Here you can also find our team instructing on various methods for marketing. general

ARIZONA TILE Press Release: Unique Shapes in Tile

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Arizona Tile now offers several products with a unique shape! When working on a renovation or construction project, clients are often searching for ways to set their space apart. The majority of home, or commercial project owners are striving to create a space that is not only on trend, but that also incorporates a piece of their own style into the design and will remain stylish for many years. One way to achieve these expectations is by incorporating unique tile shapes into the design.

Exquisite Arizona Desert Mountain Retreat With Comforting Views

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The breathtaking panoramic views from this Desert Mountain property in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA inspired the owners and architect Tor Barstad to take full advantage of indoor-outdoor living. The post Exquisite Arizona Desert Mountain Retreat With Comforting Views appeared first on

Visionary Courtyard House Piercing the Deserts of Arizona

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This astonishing courtyard house in Scottsdale, Arizona, proves that a clean, functional design can support an inspiring effect on the interior and exterior atmosphere. The post Visionary Courtyard House Piercing the Deserts of Arizona appeared first on For those of you who ever doubted the power of modern architecture, it can re-frame your desires and teach you about the importance of simplicity.

Regent C’top Repair Classes Head to Arizona

Stone Update

Sessions on repairing quartz-surface and natural-stone countertop will begin in Arizona early next month. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

BBI Adds Three to Outside Sales Force

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Will cover California, Arizona and Texas. Featured People+Places News

Granada Tile At Proof At The Four Seasons Hotel In Scottsdale, Arizona

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If you’re heading to Arizona, check out Proof at The Four Seasons in Scottsdale, Arizona. The restaurant serves nostalgic American classics like fried green tomatoes, shrimp and oyster po’boys, and chicken n waffles alongside milkshakes, malts and floats cranked out from an old fashioned soda fountain. For something a little stronger, the bar highlights small-batch and craft-distilled American spirits as well as 50 microbrews, including six draught beers.

Installation Equation: A Patchwork of Cement Tiles

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Installation Equation Arizona cement tile experts cement tile patchwork cement tiles DesignSponge q-and-a tile installation ideas Tuscon Before we share a great new project, we wanted to toot our horn a bit. Design*Sponge recently did a q-and-a with Melanie and Marcos on cement tile—to reboot their Ask an Expert series. Be sure to check it out. They have some great words of wisdom to take with you as you choose your tiles or embark on a cement tile installation.

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New Mexico? Arizona?…Maybe Texas?

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The two top states that I would love to move to are New Mexico and Arizona because I don’t want to have to deal with snow anymore when I retire. It would be lovely to live in Sedona, Arizona too, but I heard that it has turned into an expensive tourist trap. Arizona?…Maybe I have been thinking a lot about moving.

Importers Oppose Quartz-Tariff Expansion

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Arizona Tile, Bedrosians, MSI, Piedrafina object to Cambria “glass quartz” request. Featured Latest News

Diesel Departures

Diary of a Tile Addict

After investigating and interpreting metropolitan style and the arid desert landscapes of Arizona, these creative partners have continued their travels, heading south in search of new inspiration. Mexican Cement by Iris Ceramica and Diesel Living. The fruitful partnership between Iris Ceramica and Diesel Living will be on show once again at Milan Design Week 2018, with five new collections that offer original ideas for high-end hospitality and contract projects.

Pioneer Landscape Acquires Granite Express

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Outdoor-living supplier procures retailer, quarrier in Arizona. Featured Company Insider News

Remarkable Home Overlooking a Golf Course in Arizona Where Life Unravels Differently

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The post Remarkable Home Overlooking a Golf Course in Arizona Where Life Unravels Differently appeared first on Traditional is one way to describe this home, fabulous is another. Overlooking golf course views across the fabulous property all the way to the horizon line beyond, the elegant mansion was imagined by Scottsdale-based Urban Design Associates (UDA).

sPower Begins Construction on 45MW Sandstone Solar Project in Florence, Arizona

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sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced that construction has begun on its 45-megawatt (MW) Sandstone Solar project in Florence, Arizona. The facility is scheduled to start delivering

DESRI Breaks Ground on Red Horse 2 Wind and Solar Project in Arizona, US

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“DESRI”) announced that ground has been broken at the site of the Red Horse 2 wind and solar project in Cochise County, Arizona. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. Torch Renewable

Horse Barn in Phoenix Becomes Contemporary Glass Residence

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US-based studio The Construction Zone converted a former horse barn in Phoenix, Arizona, into a contemporary home. Architecture Arizona home modern architectureThe upgraded residence features floor-to-ceiling glass walls with black steel framing for a powerful visual contrast. Outdoor spaces for entertaining, a barbecue area and a swimming pool add to the welcoming feel of the property. A charming rocky pathway built between the cacti leads the way to the guest house nearby.

REI Completes 2.2MW Solar Installation Atop New Distribution Center in Arizona

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REI, a national specialty outdoor retailer and the nation’s largest consumer co-op, has announced the completion of a 2.2 MW rooftop solar installation atop its new distribution center in

Colorful Home in Australia is Part Modern, Part Rustic

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Architecture colorful home Modern Residence Modern Residence in ArizonaPart modern, part rustic, this colorful home in Melbourne, Australia is our dose of inspiration for the day. Envisioned by Austin Maynard Architects , Alfred House is an addition and reconfiguration of an existing two-story building, with two bedrooms and a lean-to that had little relationship with the exterior space.

Construction Commences on American Campus Communities’ Fourth Student Housing Project with Northern Arizona University

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American Campus Communities, the nation’s largest owner, developer and manager of high-quality student housing, broke ground on Tuesday, March 29 on their fourth student housing transaction with

Weitz Selected as Construction Partner for Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council

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The Weitz Company announces the start of construction on the Girl Scouts’ Leadership Center for Girls and Women in South Mountain, Ariz. This project will transform the current 14.5 acre Camp Sombrero

2015 Kitchen and Bathroom Design Trends

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Arizona Tile Links Custom Backsplash. Arizona Tile Baroque Paradiso Glass & Sandalus Satin Granite. To learn more about kitchen design and how you can incorporate some of these 2015 trends into your kitchen, stop by any of our Arizona Tile locations to speak with one of our professionally trained consultants. Arizona Tile 3-D Ivory Split Mesh Mount Stack. Arizona Tile Cementine Black and White Porcelain Decos. About Arizona Tile.

Navajo Rug Pattern Ceramic Tile Coffee Table


To remember trips to New Mexico and Arizona I created this tile covered coffee table for a client as a birthday gift to his wife. Hi all, As a ceramic artist working in tile and mosaic I''m constantly amazed at the number of design possibilities these mediums offer. The theme is the beautiful rug designs that the Navajo Indian women, and sometimes men, weave in their desert environment. George Woideck George Woideck is a ceramic artist specializing in tile and mosaic.

Slate Tile, Another Warning, Not For A Shower!

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I take a stroll through Floor & Decor, the Tile Shop, Dal-Tile and Arizona Tile from time to time just to see what is new in inventory and the material available is amazing! We like the appeal of warm Natural Stone and Slate offers an earthy look but it's days are numbered in your shower.

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Choosing the Best Countertop for Your Kitchen

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About Arizona Tile. Founded in 1977 in San Diego, California, Arizona Tile has grown into a nationally recognized commercial and residential distributor with more than 25 showrooms throughout seven Western states. Arizona Tile is one of the largest independently-owned importers of stone in the United States, offering more than 230 varieties of granite, travertine, onyx, slate, marble, limestone and quartz, plus medallions, porcelain tile and other design creations.

Want to Run a Profitable, Growing Company? Don't Miss this Free Webinar

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Al Levi could have packed it in, gone to Arizona, and led the good life. After all, he sold his contracting company back when the economy was still vibrant

Want to Run a Profitable, Growing Company? Don't Miss this Free Webinar

Stone World

Al Levi could have packed it in, gone to Arizona, and led the good life. After all, he sold his contracting company back when the economy was still vibrant

5 Unexpected Ways to Use Tile in Your Home

Architectural Ceramics

For a contemporary look use colored glass tiles with clear glass shelves as shown in this installation by Alpentile out of Phoenix Arizona. Blue Glass Accent Wall Installation by Alpentile out of Phoenix Arizona (above). January 2016 – Rockville, MD – Tile is everywhere. Unless you’re a cowboy, you probably see tile on a daily basis.

Red Rock Contractors: Making a Splash with Glass Tile

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

This week’s featured tile install is a stunning pool located in Gilbert, Arizona. It was recently completed by Red Rock Contractors and Red Rock Pools , with the help of installer Alpentile Glass Tile Pools and Spas. The pool has roughly 2500 sq. of Oceanside Glasstile. ARDEX 8+9™ Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound was used as a waterproofing and fracture membrane under the glass tile.

Construction Defect Center Launches Aggressive Initiative Focused on Construction Defects in New Homes

The A to Z of Building

The Construction Defect Center is launching an initiative to help homeowners in a newer subdivision, or condominium projects in California, Washington, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, or Colorado, if their

Week of August 3rd, 2020 – Library Design

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Featuring a virally-famous, ultra-tall Chinese library, to Arizona’s Arabian library, which is inspired by the slot canyons, there’s a library for everybody in this top 9 list. Top 5 Design Posts of the Wee k.

Employee Spotlight: Corporate Trainer Rachelle Bishop

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Rachelle: I am an Interior Designer by education, but fell into sales when I lived in Arizona. Genuine, hardworking, fun, knowledgeable — AC’s Corporate Trainer, Rachelle Bishop, is a valuable asset to our company and our clients. Because the month of May is a time to appreciate teachers and Moms who shine in their roles, we wanted to shine a spotlight on Rachelle, who is an educator and a Mom herself.

ADOT Awards Design-Build and Maintain Project to Fluor-Led Joint Venture Team

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Fluor Corporation announced today that its joint venture team was awarded the design-build and maintain project by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to provide design, construction and

Wood Partners Begins Construction on 278-Unit Multifamily Rental Community in North Scottsdale

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acres in North Scottsdale near Arizona's second-largest office submarket and Wood Partners has begun construction on Alta Paradise Ridge, a 278-unit luxury multifamily rental community on 5.85

What’s on Your Playlist? Design Inspired by Music

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His song Storm was created with Native style flutes made of Bamboo from Sedona Arizona. What’s on Your Playlist? Design Inspired by Music. Music is inspirational, therapeutic, motivational. It is the driving force behind many writers, athletes, and designers, just to start. Take for example Lin Manuel Miranda, widely known for creating and starring in Hamilton. Clearly, music is important to him – he even shared his own playlist for conquering writers block. Cool idea, right?

Construction Commences on New West-MEC Southwest Campus

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Today Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) and Arizona Public Service (APS) hosted a groundbreaking celebration for the new West-MEC Southwest Campus, in partnership with the City of Buckeye