Cementing The Latest Trend In Design: Cement Tile
OCTOBER 25, 2016
Wait…Cement Can Be Tile? Cement tiles are an ingenious combination of cement, marble powder, water, sand, pigments, time and patience. Manufacturing cement tiles is a pure art form that has been passed on from generation to generation. What Are My Cement Tile Options?
Custom Commercial Cement Tile Inspiration
DECEMBER 2, 2014
Customizable cement tiles, from clockwise (top right), include: Traditional Melilla ; Classic Serengeti ; Traditional Gran Cordoba ; and Geometric 02 Cement Tile. Handmade cement tiles are a great choice for commercial, hospitality, and retail spaces.
Handmade Cement Tile: Defining Quality
AUGUST 19, 2014
Handmade Alcala Cement Tile on a bathroom wall. In my last post, I introduced Avente Tile’s newly published Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile. This 14-page downloadable Guide features information, examples of cement tile installations, FAQs, and more.
Tile Trends: Encaustic and Hydraulic Cement Looks
Tile of Spain USA
MAY 19, 2014
Encaustic and hydraulic cement styles are making a comeback in tile. Here’s a look at some of the encaustic and hydraulic cement looks from Tile of Spain: Vanguard Rise series from Aparici reaches towards the sky as an accent wall in this restaurant space.
Cement Tile Rug Creates a Welcoming, Warm Patio
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
The stunning pattern of our Traditional Alcala cement tile series, in a custom colorway, creates a spectacular entry for this Southern California home. This particular installation shows how the traditional method of using cement tiles can create a focal point in any area.
Cement Tile Patchwork Makes Kitchen Backsplash Sing
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
Patchwork tile floors and walls using encaustic cement tile are incredibly popular. A cement tile patchwork design was used for this kitchen backsplash. She explained, "The cement tile patchwork really provided the pop of color she wanted for her white kitchen."
Cement Tile Creates Luxurious Lido for Hotel
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Cement tile have the ability to create luxurious, rich designs in any environment; but, the effect is breathtaking and awesome when applied to commercial applications for restaurants and hotels because of the grand scale. Cement tiles create a luxurious lido for this hotel property.
Cement Tile Border Pattern Creates Charming Patio
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Cement tiles naturally create an Old World ambiance with their traditional patterns and color variations that occur from being a hand-crafted product. This Italian restaurant uses a cement tile border pattern in rows to create charm. The flexibility of cement tile in design is amazing.
A Better Saltillo Tile: Rustic Cement Tile Pavers
APRIL 28, 2015
A Saltillo tile entry features a cement tile rug. Now, let's take a look at Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. While it's not strictly Saltillo Tile, our handmade Rustic Cement Tile Pavers offer the same look that you love in Saltillo tile with the added benefits of: Similar handmade look.
Pre-Sealing Cement Tile: An Important Step
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
How to Apply a Grout Release - Cement Tile Install Tips. When you see a finished cement tile installation (or any tile installation), it''s hard to visualize just how bad it looked when grout was first applied. Saltillo tiles also fall into the same timeless category as cement tiles.
Cement Tile Patterns for Patios and Floors
JULY 14, 2015
Cement tile floors for outdoor patios or indoor living spaces allow you to create unparalleled visual appeal using patterns together with the colors of your choice. Each project shows how cement tile is being used to create flooring that is both personal and unique.
Elevations Relief Cement Wall Tile from Avente Tile
MAY 19, 2015
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. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.
Cement Tile Pattern Sets Theme for Resort Restaurant
OCTOBER 7, 2014
Patterned cement tiles (like the Geometric one shown here), help provide a sense of style and place in commercial design. From a distance, cement tile patterns catch. Cement tiles have withstood centuries of wear, which is an important factor for commercial floors.
Designing with Cement Tile: Shapes, Sizes, Formats
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Exercise your creativity with handmade cement tile! Last month, we reviewed the time-tested quality manufacturing processes and techniques utilized in producing handmade cement tile. Handmade cement tile offers a range of design possibilities.
Avente Tile Talk: Custom Cement Tiles Add The Right Touch
JANUARY 8, 2013
Custom Cement Tiles Add The Right Touch. Project Pick: Custom Cement Tile Design Adds The Right Touch This months Project Pick is from Mark and Erin C. from central New York and features custom designed cement tiles by Avente for their recent kitchen remodel. Geo 10 Cement Tile.
Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Stair Treads Provide a Great Look
AUGUST 21, 2012
Cement Tile Stair Treads Provide a Great Look. When considering handmade cement tile for an installation, customers often ask, "How do I finish a stair riser or stair tread with cement tile?" Cement Tile Treads and Stair Risers. cement tile. cement tile plans.
Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Designs That Impress!
OCTOBER 15, 2013
Cement Tile Designs That Impress! For this post, I’d like to focus on cement tile specifically. Alcala cement tile in a custom colorway. Did you know that each cement tile is handmade by expert craftsmen who use a process developed over a century ago? cement tile.
Cement Tile Creates Calming Resort Spa
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
Designers cleverly chose cement tile flooring for this resort spa to achieve a calm and peaceful atmosphere in a commercial setting. River rock mimics the cement tile pattern in the spa corridor. Cement tile in a soothing green and simple pattern create calm at this resort spa.
Avente Tile Talk: Focus on Romana Cement Tile | August 2012
AUGUST 29, 2012
Focus on Romana Cement Tile | August 2012. Project Pick: Romana Cement Tile for Kitchen Backsplash. Avente Tile customer Constance Zaytoun recently designed and oversaw the remodeling of her Chelsea, NY, kitchen that included a cement tile backsplash to be envied. cement tile.
Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Backsplash Design, Cost & Installation.
JANUARY 14, 2014
Cement Tile Backsplash Design, Cost & Installation Tips. A Cement Tile Backsplash using Cuban Design 110 2B. of cement tile in 2013 than ever before. This cement tile backsplash design trend makes a lot of sense. A Cement Tile Backsplash Using a Custom Pattern.
Avente Tile Talk: New & Old Cement Tile Patterns Heat up the Strip
APRIL 29, 2014
New & Old Cement Tile Patterns Heat up the Strip. As I conclude my final post on playing with pattern in tile design, Im excited to share a unique wall installation of our classic, popular Cuban tiles and our newest line of cement tile offered by Aguayo Cement Tile. cement tile.
Avente Tile Talk: New! Arabesque Cement Tile Spanish Pavers
DECEMBER 11, 2012
Arabesque Cement Tile Spanish Pavers. New Arabesque Cement Tiles Bring Spanish Flair to Any Décor. Our newest line of cement tile offers not only a classic, time-tested look, but also the durability and craftsmanship of traditional handmade cement tile. cement tile.
Avente Tile Talk: Artist Series Cement Tile Collection Grows with.
MAY 13, 2014
Artist Series Cement Tile Collection Grows with Guillermo & Tania. In our continuing effort to bring you the highest quality in cement tile products and designs, were happy to announce that our Artist Series now includes the Guillermo and Tania collection. cement tile.
Arabesque Cement Tile Pattern Repertoire Grows
JANUARY 20, 2015
Today I showcase three new patterns in our ever-popular Arabesque cement tile line which is part of our curated Spanish tiles honoring traditional tile-making techniques, patterns, and colors. Spanish Arabesque Pavers are made to order and hand-crafted from cement in the USA.
Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tiles Add to the Impeccable Details of.
APRIL 22, 2014
Cement Tiles Add to the Impeccable Details of Tucson-Area Restaurant. We just happened to meet because she called to talk about cement tile for her new restaurant, The Coronet , in Tucson, Arizona. The Coronet is a brasserie style restaurant featuring Old World cuisine and cement tile!
Geometric Tiles Create Style on any Budget
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
You can create a mosaic-like effect with cement tile using simple patterns like our Traditional Geo #3 shown here. The Geo 3 cement tile pattern creates a mosaic tile effect at a fraction of the cost. Fragments are colorful mosaic accent strips made from patterned cement tile.
Hispaniola Relief Cement Tiles Offer Island-Like Feel
AUGUST 4, 2015
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.
Avente Tile's Guide to Buying Cement Tile
AUGUST 5, 2014
Avente Tile''s Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile. Handmade cement tile has to be one of the most beautiful types of tile available for transforming a space into a personal expression of pattern, style and design. A sample page of Avente Tile''s Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile.
Avente Tile Talk: Fragments - Our New Cement Tile Accent Strips
OCTOBER 9, 2012
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. Fragments Cement Tile Accent Strip - Bar Format in Winter.
Avente Tile Talk: Two-Tone Cement Tile Pattern Creates Serenity
APRIL 8, 2014
Two-Tone Cement Tile Pattern Creates Serenity. This recent cement tile installation features a centered pattern so the eye is naturally drawn to the main field pattern. Designing with cement tile means taking a vision, idea or surrounding complementary area, and making it come to life!
Benefits of Pre-Sealing Cement Tile
OCTOBER 14, 2014
Pre-sealing cement tiles is not a required step in all manufacturers'' installation procedures; however, it is something I recommend. Before deciding whether or not to pre-seal your cement tiles, let''s make sure you understand the purpose of pre-sealing along with its benefits and risks.
Cement Tile Brings France to the Concourse
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
The cement tile featured in this project was “ Tulips Sebring ” (formerly known as “Roseton”), often available for in-stock, but always available for direct-production. The post Cement Tile Brings France to the Concourse appeared first on Cement Style.
Cuban Tile Makes Grand Entrance for Resort Hotel
OCTOBER 1, 2014
The above commercial installation of Cuban cement tile uses a classic rug design in rich, warm colors. The hypnotic pattern of our Cuban Heritage Design 110-3B 8x8 handmade cement tile features prominently in this resort''s airy and grand entry. Tips for Creating a Cement Tile Rug.
Avente Tile Talk: Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles. The same philosophy also applies to the time-tested look and durability of handmade cement tiles, in this case, Arabesque cement tiles. Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles are available in 30 colors and two blends. cement tile.
Avente Tile Talk: Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers
NOVEMBER 20, 2012
Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. With these pavers, you get the benefit of cement in their durability and strength, a broader color palette, and sizes and shapes that can be adapted to any décor and environment. cement tile. cement tile plans.
Fair and Square
Kate-Lo Tile & Stone
JULY 7, 2016
With a feel that is vintage, but completely modern, this series blends the look of classic terra cotta tiles with the urban modernity of cement. Classic geometric patterns lend a old-world feel, while the cement finishes add a minimalist touch.
The Perfect Bath
JANUARY 16, 2013
The production of cement tile is documented as far back as the 13th century in France and Portugal with some early installations still in in remarkably good condition. The hay day of cement tile in the US was in the 1920′w and 30′s.
Applying a Penetrating Sealer to Cement Tile
JUNE 16, 2015
Sealers for cement tile should be applied to protect the tile from water and staining; but, they can also be used to enhance or restore color. A color enhancing sealer was used on this exterior cement tile walk, stair risers, and treads to protect them and brighten the colors.
Hexagon Cement Tile – Patterned and Plain
JUNE 2, 2015
During Coverings 2015, hexagons played a more sophisticated role in terms of visual and tactile significance with increased offerings in cement, encaustic, glass, porcelain, ceramic and stone. Geometric Cube A 8" Hexagon Cement Tile | Avente Tile.
Encaustic Cement Tile as Wainscoting
JANUARY 6, 2015
Cement tile is paired with locally-sourced coral stone to create this stunning wainscoting for a bathroom. Pattern and color continuity flow through this Dominican Republic home with the use of a cement tile and coral stone wainscoting. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry.