Hexagon Cement Tile – Patterned and Plain

Tile Talk

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. Mission Hexagonal Frame 8" Cement Tile | Avente Tile. For more information and inspiration about patterned and plain hexagon tiles, visit our comprehensive Hexagon Cement Tile Buying Guide.

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Handmade Cement Tile: Defining Quality

Tile Talk

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. To understand the nuances of cement tile, let’s look at what cement tile is, and how it differs from ceramic or porcelain tile. What is Handmade Cement Tile? Cement Tiles are: • Durable.

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Color Change: Transforming Granada Tile’s Normandy Cement Tile Design

Granada Tile

What makes Granada Tile ‘s cement tiles so special? Even within those collections, the sheer variety of color is tremendous. With that in mind, we thought we’d show you once again how just changing a few colors can totally alter the look of your cement tile design—and your tile installation. In two colors, especially pale neutrals, Normandy’s pattern is understated and restrained. Add another color—say something with a bit of contrast.

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New Cuban Cement Tile from Aguayo Tile

Tile Talk

Not being one to disappoint, I want to show the new Cuban Heritage Cement tile offerings from Aguayo. Cuban Heritage Design 140 4B Cement Tile. Cuban Heritage Design 150 4A Cement Tile. Cuban Heritage Design 160 4A Cement Tile. Cuban Heritage Design 160 5B Cement Tile. The new Cuban Heritage colorways embrace the trends we have been seeing with color. You'll notice more straight-forward colorways using three or four colors.

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Designing with Cement Tile: Shapes, Sizes, Formats

Tile Talk

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. In this third installation, we’ll take a look at the various sizes, shapes and formats available with cement tiles. Also, because cement tile is a handmade product, it’s further possible to exercise your creativity with Cement Tile Customization Services.

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Pre-Sealing Cement Tile: An Important Step

Tile Talk

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. The task becomes more arduous when a porous material, such as cement tile, needs to be cleaned up. Handmade cement tile offers a range of design possibilities for any commercial, hospitality, or retail space. Fall for our In-Stock Cement Tile & $ave.

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Pantone Color of the Year 2020 – Classic Blue

Architectural Ceramics

Pantone recently introduced their 2020 Color of the Year : Classic Blue. If you aren’t familiar with Pantone’s annual announcement, the Color of the Year a recurring pick from Pantone’s color experts that influences the gamut of design industries from fashion to interior design.

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Cuban Tile Redux in Muted Color Palette

Tile Talk

For the last post of the year, I''m excited to share an exclusive tour of a private residence that uses Cuban Heritage cement tiles in a custom, muted color palette. The redux also shows how cement tiles are not just for flooring anymore. Avente''s exclusive tour of a private residence using Cuban cement tiles. A Cuban cement tile rug adorns the large, central breeze-way. Cuban Heritage Design 150 using a custom, muted color palette.

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Cement Tile Border Pattern Creates Charming Patio

Tile Talk

Cement tiles naturally create an Old World ambiance with their traditional patterns and color variations that occur from being a hand-crafted product. For this Italian restaurant, using cement tiles was an obvious choice not only for their time-tested durability, but also for their effortless ability in helping to create a quaint, yet sophisticated, atmosphere. This Italian restaurant uses a cement tile border pattern in rows to create charm.

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Benefits of Pre-Sealing Cement Tile

Tile Talk

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. Using a grout release or pre-sealer on cement tiles helps ensure a successful installation. Why Pre-Seal Cement Tile? Grout being applied to patterned cement tiles - a messy job!

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Encaustic Cement Tile as Wainscoting

Tile Talk

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. Manzanillo Cement Tile adds finesse to any wall or wainscoting application. La Rochelle Cement Tile creates a harmonious outdoor wainscoting. Vibrant Traditional Bayahibe Cement Tile as wainscoting.

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What Colors are Possible in Cement Tile ?

Cement Style

In historic cement tile floors one sees many variations of colors formed using iron oxide and a few other simple natural earth pigments. These old tile floors have a rich but often deep color range. Now with earth-wide connectivity and speedy transportation of goods from country to country, we are able to find pigments to create just about any cement tile color needed by a designer or architect. Disney wanted some vivid colors for a special project in Hong Kong.

Ombré Cement Tile

Cement Style

The new Ombré collection from Villa Lagoon Tile is a departure from traditional cement tile design. Inspired by the traditional textile technique of dying or weaving color from dark to light, Our Ombré tiles start with a highly saturated pool of color shifts from dark to light as a result of our artisans’ deft blending of hand poured, pigmented cement. Graduated color brings both depth and light, creating a bold design statement.

Cement Tiles Exude Warmth, Flexibility in Master Bath Redesign

Tile Talk

Readers of this blog know that I love color and pattern. As you can see, the showy bathroom uses one of our boldest, most colorful cement tile patterns, Melilla. Melilla Cement Tile in Master Bath. Not only did the customer embrace color and pattern, they also combined cement tile with mosaic wall tiles. Rich cement tile patterns in warm tones play off the cool blue patina of the vanity. Cement tile rug with warm mosaics show how well.

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9 Great Black And White Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

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! Whether you’re looking for a sleek black floor or an all white look, our black concrete tile and our white cement tile , available in all over color, are the perfect choice.

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Cement Tile Patchwork Makes Kitchen Backsplash Sing

Tile Talk

Patchwork tile floors and walls using encaustic cement tile are incredibly popular. Patchwork is a great way to add color and pattern to any room. 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 patchwork designs provide a colorful focal point for this kitchen. Laurie was also careful with her color palette.

Custom Commercial Cement Tile Inspiration

Tile Talk

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. Not only do these tiles deliver an unforgettable decorative impact, but because they are handmade, they can be customized to fit the client''s needs, thanks to an extensive palette of colors.

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Applying a Penetrating Sealer to Cement Tile

Tile Talk

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. Color enhancing impregnating sealers are used to brighten cement tile colors, especially exterior tiles subject to fading from the sun. Cement Tile Crazing.

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Avente Tile's Cement Tile Buying Guide: The Source for Finding Cement Tile That's Right for You

Tile Talk

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. However, since it is a handmade product, figuring out what makes a high quality and durable cement tile isn''t immediately obvious. The six steps/subsections are: What is Handmade Cement Tile? What to Look For in a Cement Tile.

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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. Cement tiles add a sense of style that can be rustic, deco or even modern. Let’s check out some amazing designs for your cement tile fireplace and learn why you might choose this versatile, sturdy and stylish form of tile for your home or business. Why Use Cement Tiles? multi-colored combinations.

Design Trends: The 2019 PANTONE Color of the Year

Architectural Ceramics

In 2016, PANTONE’s Color of the Year was Rose Quartz 13-1520. Learn more about how the PANTONE Color of the Year is selected, this year’s color: Living Coral, and how to incorporate it into your designed interior space (which we hope includes tile from Architectural Ceramics, of course). About the PANTONE Color Institute. Each year, the PANTONE Color Institute reveals its Color of the Year. Designers have the PANTONE Color of the Year (COTY).

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Tile Trends: Encaustic and Hydraulic Cement Looks

Tile of Spain USA

Encaustic and hydraulic cement styles are making a comeback in tile. Available in a wide variety of colors and geometric patterns, hydraulic looks continue to attract attention. From distressed antique to contemporary colors, the mixed pattern look was seen at both Cevisama and Coverings 2014 on walls, floors and counter surfaces. Blog Aparici Apavisa cement ceramic Cevisama Coverings encaustic hydraulic Mainzu natucer Tau Tile Tile trends Trends

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Easy Bathroom Makeover with Handmade Cement Tiles

The Cement Tile

One of the best ways to add value to your bathroom makeover is by choosing handmade cement tiles. Check out these design ideas featuring our line of eco-friendly, long-lasting cement tiles, and discover some inspiration to take your bathroom remodel to the next level.

Cement Tile Spotlight: Even More Sensational New Cement Tile Designs

Granada Tile

Granada Tile’s new Toledo cement tile design will bring the feel of classic Spanish design to your next cement tile installation. While we show it here in three colors, this would look terrific in just two contrasting shades. For a more complex, traditional cement tile installation, Perpignan offers classic motifs and elegant formality. We’ve got lots more big cement tile news to share with you in the coming weeks and months.

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Cement Tile Patterns for Patios and Floors

Tile Talk

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. Cement tile floor pattern using Wave in Stormy Blue and White. Durable and easy-to-maintain, cement tile is a great choice for floors. Union 1A pattern from Avente's Artist Series of Cement Tile.

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Elevations Relief Cement Wall Tile from Avente Tile

Tile Talk

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. Elevations is a new cement tile in relief for walls. Shown here is Drop in the color Chocolate Mousse. Angles relief cement tiles in grey with standard finish. Ordering Elevations Relief Cement Tile.

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Cement Tile Creates Calming Resort Spa

Tile Talk

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. The cement tile floor utilizes a simple interlocking circle pattern and two-tone color palette in soothing green to create tranquility. Cement tile in a soothing green and simple pattern create calm at this resort spa. Limit yourself to two or three colors.

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Avente Tile Talk: Artist Series Cement Tile Collection Grows with.

Tile Talk

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. This new collection, created by artists Guillermo Gomez Lama and Tania Marmolejo, boasts eight different designs, each presented with three color options. 10" x 10" Handmade Cement Tile. cement 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. The colors used in this pattern are: Suede. Tips for Creating a Cement Tile Rug.

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Installation Equation: A Patchwork of Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Design*Sponge recently did a q-and-a with Melanie and Marcos on cement tile—to reboot their Ask an Expert series. They have some great words of wisdom to take with you as you choose your tiles or embark on a cement tile installation. There’s also a great rundown of some of our favorite cement tile installations from the past few years! After doing a lot of research, she decided on Granada Tile’s sensational cement tiles because of our quality and selection.

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Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Design Trends & Tips

Tile Talk

Cement Tile Design Trends & Tips. I love the color in this cement tile floor. Notice how the cement tile pattern blends similar colors to create a simpler pattern? If youre having trouble finding the right color, design or pattern, then these cement tile design trends may provide the answer you were looking for. Traditional Sosua Cement Tile installed as a rug. Tip #2: Bold patterns can be softened with the use of muted colors.

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High-Quality Outdoor Cement Tiles

The Cement Tile

Cement tiles are an outstanding option for your outdoor renovation, design, or new construction project. Because the colors and patterns are poured and pressed in rather than being painted or dyed, these tiles resist fading and will last a very long time.

Avente Tile Talk: Aguayo Cement Tile Factory Tour

Tile Talk

Aguayo Cement Tile Factory Tour. I just returned from a business trip in the Dominican Republic meeting with the owners of the Aguayo Cement Tile Factory. Aguayo Cement Tiles are well known for their quality, large color palette, and commitment to new design. Ive included Aguayo Cement Tiles in Avente Tiles line of hand-crafted tiles since I started the company more than a decade ago. Cuban Tiles from the Aguayo Cement Tile Factory. cement tile.

Steak & Whisky + Granada Tile Toscano Cement Tile

Granada Tile

For this week’s cement tile Tuesday spotlight, we turn our attention to Hermosa Beach, California, a spot for surfers, sun and now Steak & Whisky, brought to you by Chef/Partner Tin Vuong and executive chef John Shaw. . American fare, exposed brick, barn wood and our Toscano cement tiles equal a great new steakhouse in Hermosa Beach. Breaking News cement tile cement tiles concrete tile.

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Behind The Cement Tile: Granada Tile’s Santander Concrete Tile

Granada Tile

Case in point, our Santander cement tile. This seashore, with its wide swaths of changing color due to the shifting patterns of waves and calm, wet sand and dry sand became the inspiration for our concrete tile pattern. Depending on how these cement tiles are laid, Santander concrete tile can take on many guises. Cement Tile Spotlight bathroom tile design ideas black and white cafe tile cement tile cement tile installation ideas cement tiles concrete tile.

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Moroccan-Inspired Cement Tiles: Art for Your Kitchen

The Cement Tile

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. The Sofia tile used in a Commune designed home provides visual interest without being overbearing, despite the bold color choices used in the rest of the kitchen.

Cement Tile Quality Expectations in Custom Design

Tile Talk

When you closely look at the stroke or weave you will see color variation and the design motif itself may not be perceptible or clear. One of the most common questions I hear when people receive their first sample or order, is that the "The cement tile is not perfect" in some way. Handmade Cement Tile will have slight imperfections. The beauty of cement tile is in the variation and slight imperfections. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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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. 2) Color your world.

Behind The Cement Tiles: Serengeti

Granada Tile

Welcome to cement tile Tuesday. We have a tradition here at Granada Tile for naming our cement tiles after the places that they bring to our mind. In black and cream, our standard colorway, these cement tiles brings to mind the colors of African mudcloth; in black and white, as in the home of Fall Out Boy’s guitarist, the concrete tiles takes on a more graphic twist. Cement Tile Spotlight black and white cement tile cement tiles concrete tile.

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A Better Saltillo Tile: Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

Tile Talk

A Saltillo tile entry features a cement tile rug. To recap, Saltillo tiles: Vary in color and shape. Colors range from reds, oranges and yellows. 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. Color variations. True "through body" color.

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Avente Tile's Guide to Buying Cement Tile

Tile Talk

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. However, since it is a handmade product, figuring out what makes a high quality and durable cement tile isn''t immediately obvious. A sample page of Avente Tile''s Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile. How can we help you with your cement tile needs today?

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3 Handmade Cement Tile Ideas for Your Indoor-Outdoor Bathroom

The Cement Tile

Indoor-outdoor bathrooms bring the elements of the great outdoors to the home’s interior, through poured cement, thick greenery, or even natural woods. Bold tiles in neutral color palettes are paired with large windows and rustic woods that elevate a utilitarian space. Look no further for inspiration, as we’ve curated three handmade cement tile ideas for your indoor-outdoor bathroom. The feel of cement tile in a shower provides the user with a down-to-earth touch.

Identify Cement Tile Grout Haze and Remove It

Tile Talk

One of the greatest joys about blogging and my love of tile is sharing fabulous installations using cement tile like this one featured in House and Home. The cement tile installation uses a Geometric Moroccan Circle pattern in soothing green. Cement Tile in a Geometric Moroccan circle pattern. I also enjoy educating people about cement tile and making sure they know the differences between cement tile and it more ubiquitous cousin, ceramic tile.

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