Cement Tile Patchwork Makes Kitchen Backsplash Sing

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Patchwork tile floors and walls using encaustic cement tile are incredibly popular. A cement tile patchwork design was used for this kitchen backsplash. In February of this year, I worked with Laurie on a patchwork design for her kitchen backsplash. She explained, "The cement tile patchwork really provided the pop of color she wanted for her white kitchen."

Tile Backsplash Ideas for Modern Vanities

Tile Talk

The vanity backsplash serves both a functional and aesthetic purpose, adding decorative features to your bathroom while simultaneously protecting your walls from moisture. A backsplash allows you to personalize your bathroom with a style that mirrors your own taste, character, and lifestyle. So how can we choose a backsplash for a modern vanity? Modern Bathroom Backsplash Ideas There are many different types of backsplash ideas you can use in the bathroom.

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Consider Granada Tile Nara Cement Tiles For A Graphic Kitchen Tile Backsplash

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Although you may have found us through some of our more well-known cement tile designs, like our geometric Fez concrete tiles , when it comes to choosing the encaustic tiles that will work for your concrete tile installation project, we have many different cement tile patterns to choose from. Nara’s concrete tile pattern is based on 200-year-old embroidery patterns from Japan, known as sashiko.

Going Above & Beyond: Backsplash Tile That Wows

Architectural Ceramics

We all spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking in front of our backsplash. While subway tile is a popular option and has it’s place, we’re here to challenge the norm. Here are a few beautiful examples of how opting for a material other than a 3″x6″ white subway tile can take your backsplash from a sweet and simple ceramic to something a bit more savory and show-stopping. Cement. Can’t wait to see more backsplash inspiration?

Hexagon Cement Tile – Patterned and Plain

Tile Talk

Star and Hexagonal Tile Panel, 13th-14th century (Nishapur, Iran). The six-sided polygon, which can be found in honeycombs, crystals, snowflakes, and most importantly tile, creates a classic yet distinguished look. Arabesque Hexagon Spanish Paver Tile | Avente Tile. Beginning in late 2013, it was evident the hexagon was once again climbing in ranks as a desirable shape in the designs and patterns of tile. Geometric Cube A 8" Hexagon Cement Tile | Avente Tile.

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Tile Tips for an Eye-Catching Backsplash

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. A kitchen backsplash is one place you’ll be looking at a lot while you enjoy your home. Creating an eye-catching backsplash that reflects your style and taste is easy with tile. Patchwork designs create an eye-catching backsplash but take planning to achieve a balanced blend of color and pattern. Then follow these three important tips that will point you in the right direction to create a winning kitchen backsplash.

Elevations Relief Cement Wall Tile from Avente Tile

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Last month, I reported some of my favorite tile trends and finds from Coverings in the my blog post Tile Trends 2015: Variety is the Spice of Tile. One of the most unique new tile designs I spotted at the show is a relief cement wall tile line from Aguayo Tiles called Elevations. Without further ado, Avente Tile is proud to announce the premier of this exciting design line of relief cement tiles.

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Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Backsplash Design, Cost & Installation.

Tile Talk

Cement Tile Backsplash Design, Cost & Installation Tips. One of the biggest trends in cement tile is to use them for a backsplash – primarily a kitchen backsplash – like the one shown here and featured on Houzz by our friends, Philadelphia-based general contracting firm Buckminster Green. A Cement Tile Backsplash using Cuban Design 110 2B. of cement tile in 2013 than ever before. Lets Talk Tile.

5 Reasons To Choose Cement Tile For Your Kitchen Backsplash

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On the top of your list should be updating your tile’s backsplash, especially if sleek, colorful and modern are your buzzwords. Granada’s cement tile not only answers to these ideals, it has a number of other qualities which make it ideal for use in this room: Cement tile is durable. Cement tile is cost-effective. Cement tile doesn’t require a lot of maintenance. Cement tile is beautiful and customizable.

How a Backsplash Can Update a Space

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Simply adding a backsplash, however, can create a whole new look without total deconstruction. Check out what makes a backsplash, how to effectively use them, and how it can add value to your home. What Is a Backsplash? A backsplash isn’t just decorative.

Avente Tile Talk: Polished Cement Tile Benefits a Kitchen Backsplash

Tile Talk

Polished Cement Tile Benefits a Kitchen Backsplash. She shared an installation photo from a recent project that showcases Aventes popular Cuban Cement Tile! A recent kitchen remodel in Quebec used Cuban Cement tiles. She also included this kind note: I just wanted to let you know that my project was completed and my clients are very happy with their backsplash. Everything works together using the same color palette as the tiles.

9 Great Black And White Cement Tiles

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All you have to do is to take a look at at a house where our Serengeti encaustic tiles rock the fireplace’s surround to see that! Our cement tiles look fresh and modern when pared down to a strict palate of black and white. While you can order any of our concrete tiles in this color pairing, here are nine tiles from our web store that are just a click away from arriving in your home! Santander encaustic tiles are a bold take on black and white stripes.

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Installation Equation: Normandy for a Refined Cement Tile Backsplash

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Peruse Granada Tile ‘s interactive Echo Collection catalogue of sensational cement tile designs, and you’ll see patterns galore. Some are thoroughly modern, with a hip geometric feel that would be right at home in a midcentury modern bathroom tile installation, while others boast classic motifs that could have plucked right from the floor of an ancient castle. Regardless of your design sensibility, our selection of concrete tile can’t be beat.

Hispaniola Relief Cement Tiles Offer Island-Like Feel

Tile Talk

Colorful, dimensional Hispaniola cement tiles liven up a powder room. The Hispaniola Collection from Avente Tile is an exclusive, made-to-order series of beautiful handmade cement tiles inspired by the climate, textures and surroundings of the Dominican Republic. First created by renowned sculptor Patricia Feinman, the Hispaniola collection allows you to create a cement tile that reflects your signature taste and style.

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The Most Striking Kitchen Backsplash From Granada Tile

The Cement Tile

The backsplash is a vital part of the remodel. Learn how to create the most striking kitchen backsplash using hand-poured custom cement tiles. Elements of a Striking Kitchen Backsplash. Why Choose Cement Tiles? Ask a Specialist: Granada Tile.

Granada Tile Minis Cement Tile Collection: Small But Mighty

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Have you checked out our Minis collection of cement tiles ? The Granada Tile Mini cement tile collection was inspired by the zellige ceramic tile patterns of Morocco, which sprang to life in the 10th century and seem to cover every surface that country. Our Minis cement tile collection recreates these classic and timeless designs with one key and important difference: our interpretation uses concrete instead of the original ceramic.

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The Cement Tile Backsplash: How the Look Has Changed Over the Years

The Cement Tile

A long, long time ago, kitchens didn’t have any backsplashes. The backsplash was initially only about 4 inches high and went above the sink and stove (where splashes were most prevalent). Eventually, tile made its way onto the wall, and the look stuck. This doesn’t mean that the style has always stayed the same, as the look of cement tile backsplash has changed dramatically over the years. Initially, the backsplash was utilitarian.

Amazing Cement Tile Designs for Your Fireplace

The Cement Tile

Cement tiles are becoming ever more popular with each passing year, from do-it-yourself remodeling jobs to the homes of big-name celebrity stylists. They offer a wide range of benefits to your decor, from kitchen backsplashes to natural-look bathrooms, and even entryways. Cement tiles add a sense of style that can be rustic, deco or even modern. Why Use Cement Tiles? Cement tiles are some of the most durable and versatile tile products out there.

VersaTile: Bathroom Tile, Kitchen Tile, Granada Tile Cement Tile Patterns Work Everywhere

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Granada Tile cement tile is versatile. Whether based on classic designs or modern patterns, our encaustic tile designs work! Below, our Sofa cement tile. On the left, it in a custom black and white colorway, this encaustic tile wall is the perfect balance to a busy nook, where its orderly black and white pattern calms the chaos. And cement tile absorbs water rather than the water forming a slick surface across the top of the tile.

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Tile Inspiration For Your Next Kitchen Remodel

Tile Talk

Vibrant blue Arabesque tile adds visual interest. Tile is a popular choice for kitchen floors and backsplashes, so popular that even the priciest and most custom options can seem bland. One tile company is changing that, one beautifully unique tile at a time. Avente specializes in handcrafted tiles that are guaranteed to make your floors or backsplashes stand out from the subway tile and stone tile crowd. Handmade Cement Tile.

Cement Tile Spotlight: Scaling Up and Down with Cement Tile

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Have you decided on a cement tile design? At Granada Tile , we offer some of our most popular Echo Collection cement tile designs in several sizes. On the smaller end, Granada Tile has six-by-six inch cement tiles. For example, you can go for our flagship Echo Collection concrete tile design, Fez , in a smaller size. One of our most beloved cement tile designs, Granada Tile offers Fez in a scaled-down, six-by-six inch size.

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Designer Spotlight: Jessica Helgerson Loves Granada Tiles Cement Tiles

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Many of her beautiful, livable and comfortable spaces have included our cement tile designs. From residential kitchen floor tile and restaurant bar tile to bathroom tile, our concrete tiles are part of her calm, collected and serene spaces. Here are just a few examples of her work that include our encaustic tile designs. Designer Spotlight bathroom tile bathroom tile design black & white black and white cement tile concrete tile.

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Cement Tile Rug Creates a Welcoming, Warm Patio

Tile Talk

The stunning pattern of our Traditional Alcala cement tile series, in a custom colorway, creates a spectacular entry for this Southern California home. The owners wanted to showcase the front porch of their home with a dramatic cement tile pattern and border using warm colors and earth tones that were not only complementary to their own home, but also to their historic neighborhood. Choose from any of the 80+ Heritage Cement Tile colors we offer.

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Get The Look: Use Granada Tile’s Ronda Cement Tiles For The East Borough Restaurant Look

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East Borough, a hip Vietnamese restaurant in Culver City, has incredible food and incredible cement tiles. When we took a closer look, we couldn’t help thinking that they look exactly like our Ronda concrete tiles. While not all of the cement tiles we see in restaurants, coffee shops and homes are our concrete tiles, Granada Tiles carries many of the classic tile patterns found around the world.

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Tile that Brings the Natural World into Your Living Space

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Whether we’re talking about porcelain, ceramic, metal, stone, glass, or cement tile, the core materials from which all tile design stems are from the natural world.

Cement Tile Designs: The Possibilities Are Endless

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Which of the three tile designs above do you like best? Whichever one you said — left, right or center — here’s a secret: they’re all made with the same tile! Like the perfect black dress, the beauty of our cement tile designs is their ability to morph from classic to casual to modern or traditional depending on which way they’re oriented.

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Moroccan-Inspired Cement Tiles: Art for Your Kitchen

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With Moroccan-inspired cement tiles highlighting key areas of your kitchen, you can inspire your family, friends and guests with the visual “flavor” of faraway lands. The bold color, sweeping lines, and intricate patterns of Moroccan-inspired tiles work together to introduce romantic allure into a home’s kitchen. If you’re searching for a unique backsplash or a show-stopping floor pattern, you can integrate handmade tiles with ease into your existing space.

Mix & Match: Playing with Cement Tile Designs

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Tuesday’s post featuring the work of MARKZEFF got us thinking about mixing and matching Granada Tile ‘s cement tile designs. Specifically, it was his great floor tile installation at Delphine, featuring our Echo Collection ‘s Cannes and Monaco tile designs, that started our minds going. We loved how he took two similar cement tile designs and used them to add another layer of visual interest to the space. (Of

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A Granada Tile Normandy Cement Tile Floor Brings Elegance To A Luxury Bathroom Renovation

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Depending on their color and pattern, Granada Tile’s cement tile designs can fit style sensibilities ranging from the bohemian to the traditional, from modern to elegant. Granada Tile’s Normandy cement tile pattern definitely falls into this last category. And, in the subtle pairing of pale grey and white, in stock colors which are available in our cement tile web store , these cement tiles wash a space with quiet elegance.

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Cool Kitchen Backsplashes to Whet Your Appetite

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The basic function of kitchen backsplashes is to prevent water, food and other types of liquids and solids from damaging the wall behind your kitchen counters. However, backsplashes can be both functional and stylish. There’s a dizzying array of styles to choose from, but we’re skipping the most popular backsplashes (since you’ve probably seen them anyway) so we can highlight some of the coolest options. However, the wood look above was achieved with stone tile.

Granada Tiles Cluny Cement Tile in California Home + Design

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In this amazing project by interior designer Tamara Kaye-Honey from House of Honey, shot by photographer Laure Joliet and featured in California Home + Design ‘s summer issue, Granada Tile Cluny cement tiles take on an elegant sheen when paired with a black cement tile grid that echoes the intricate ceiling. Breaking News Atladena black & white black and white California Home + Design cement tile concrete tile.

Granada Tile Cement Tile In Bestia, Los Angeles’s Hottest Restaurant

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Looking down, there was our beautiful La Rochelle cement tile brightening up the well-populated space and bringing a touch of color and pattern to this funky warehouse district spot. Though the concrete tile has seen plenty of wear and tear from anxious diners pacing back and forth, wondering if their table is ready yet, the beauty of encaustic tile is its ability to retain its sparkle over time. Breaking News Bestia BestiaDTLA cement tile cement tiles concrete tile.

Granada Tile Cement Tile Spotlight: Bilboa

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Fun fact for any Tolkein fans out there: in Basque, the city’s name is Bilbo, the first name of the reluctantly brave Hobbit in The Hobbit ) Because of its many swoops and swerves, this historic cement tile pattern reminded us of Bilbao. . Pictured is the stock concrete tile colorway, of mustard, while black and grey, available in our Cement Tile Shop but, like all of our encaustic tiles, it can be ordered in custom colors to mix and match your decor!

The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Encaustic Cement Tile Patterns

The Cement Tile

You can achieve an unmatched artistic expression for backsplashes, floors, and walls by creating your dream encaustic cement tiles. True custom tile means more than simply picking a color or picking a pattern. Encaustic cement tiles have numerous practical purposes, but what they’re best known for is the beauty and variability they offer to those seeking something special and unique. There are a few constraints for designing a cement tile.

Toolbox: Instant Cement Tile Gratification

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At Granada Tile , we have a solution to at least part—the cement tile part—of that problem. If you take a spin around Granada Tile’s Web site, you’ll see that we have a section for in-stock cement tiles. It’s the perfect spot for people who want to dig into a tile installation immediately. Have bathroom tile in desperate need of a switch-out? Have a tile backsplash that could use some sprucing up?

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Your Personal Style Will Serve as a Guide When Selecting the Cement Tiles for Your Backsplash

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There are any number of materials and designs available for your backsplash. Long gone are the days of plain tiles in boring colors. The backsplash of today will be vibrant and elaborate and will scream “look at me.” ” If you feel it is time to update your backsplash, here are a few tips to get you started. You see, your personal style will serve as a guide when selecting the cement tiles for your backsplash.

Cement Tile Installation Equation: Exploring Santander’s Sensational Versatility

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Last week, while working on Granada Tile ‘s monthly round-up cement tile installation ideas, we were particularly struck by Micaela Clark’s really fabulous take on our Santander cement tile design. It reminded us of just how flexible the cement tile design can be. With a few quick tweaks to its palette and to its orientation in your concrete tile installation, it can take on all sorts of fascinating looks.

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Get Inspired: Great Cement Tile Ideas for Your Kitchen

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Hands down, one of the best ways to perk up your kitchen, where, let’s face it, we tend to spend a lot of our time, is by installing cement tiles from Granada Tile. Today, we thought we’d share two very different kitchen tile installation photos that bring pattern and color into the space. First up, a floor tile installation. The cabinets are finished in a rich, dark stain, while the tile backsplash is covered in a creamy subway tile installation.

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Bathroom Tile: Why Granada Tile’s Cement Tile Is A Great Choice For Shower Floor Tile

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Beyond their beauty, Granada Tile’s cement tiles are a great choice for a shower stall floor tile installation because concrete tiles are less likely to be slippery when wet than their porcelain tile counterparts. Although encaustic tiles feel smooth and velvety to the touch, when seen up close cement’s surface has a natural variation that gives it some “grab”.

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3 Show-Stopping Kitchen Cement Tiles Inspirations From Granada Tile

The Cement Tile

If you’re thinking about renovating your kitchen, cement tiles are an excellent design feature. Check out these 3 show-stopping inspirations for kitchen cement tiles to give you some ideas for your home remodeling project. Call an Expert at Granada Tile.

Serengeti Cement Tiles Rock A Guitarist’s LA Home

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The showpiece in the living room is the amazing and arresting fireplace surround clad in the black and white version of our Serengeti cement tiles. Start by visiting our web store to peruse our large selection of in-stock handmade master-crafted cement tiles and call us today at 213-482-8070 to discuss which of our encaustic tile designs would be perfect for your home or restaurant project.

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Cement Tile Spotlight: Bring a Little Bit of Italy into Your Next Tile Installation

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Given our fondness for the things Italian, it’s not surprising that several of Granada Tile ‘s Echo Collection cement tile designs incorporate a bit of the country’s fabulous decorative traditions. These concrete tiles are just the ticket, if you’re interested in bringing some Italian flair into your next cement tile installation, be it a wall tile installation in a bathroom or a kitchen tile backsplash.

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Installation Equation: Sofia Shines in a New Kitchen Backsplash

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Taking to Google image searches and to Houzz (one of our favorite sites and a great place to see all sorts of tile photos featuring Granada Tile ‘s sensational cement tile) for inspiration. Coming across our tile, he was smitten—”the design and sheen drew me toward it,” he says. Fortunately, Granada Tile keeps a great selection of some of our most popular concrete tiles in stock. Tile photo courtesy John Hixson.