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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Cementing The Latest Trend In Design: Cement Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Wait…Cement Can Be Tile? Cement tiles are an ingenious combination of cement, marble powder, water, sand, pigments, time and patience. Manufactured in the mid-nineteenth century to cover floors with novel designs, bold colors, and to withstand footprints and the passage of time. A technique that uses a mold to make designs in many colors and a press to harden the tiles without requiring heat. What Are My Cement Tile Options? How Do I Install Cement Tile?

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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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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?

Hexagon Cement Tile – Patterned and Plain

Tile Talk

Steeped in a rich history of architectural, design and natural elements, the hexagon is a fundamental shape when it comes to building. 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. 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.

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Cement Tile Spotlight: Even More Sensational New Cement Tile Designs

Granada Tile

If you hadn’t noticed it by now, the last few months have been busy ones for Granada Tile , design-wise. How can you not love a concrete tile design that brings the flavor of classic Spanish tile designs into your project? Granada Tile’s new Toledo cement tile design will bring the feel of classic Spanish design to your next cement tile installation. Cement Tile Spotlight cement tile concrete tile.

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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. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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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. I''ve been working with a customer in Denver on a design.

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Cement Tile Designs: The Possibilities Are Endless

Granada Tile

Which of the three tile designs above do you like best? 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. With this fact in mind, you can also create a design with a beautiful border, a central focal point or, using the same tile laid in a different directions, create different, yet still coherent patterns throughout your home. .

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Designer Spotlight: Jessica Helgerson Loves Granada Tiles Cement Tiles

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We’re big fans of Portland, Oregon-based designer Jessica Helgerson of JH Interior Design and we’re happy to report that the feeling is mutual. Many of her beautiful, livable and comfortable spaces have included our cement tile designs. 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 Roundup: Restaurant Design

Cement Style

This post is exactly what you expected, a lovely flight of photos featuring Villa Lagoon Cement Tile in a handful of restaurants. “Large Cubes” Cement Tile at Marcus, MGM National Harbor, MD. Solid Troika Cement Tile at Nando’s Oakville, Ontario Location. Custom “Piedmont” Cement Tile at The Watermark Community Cafe. “Mixed Gray Hex” Cement Tile at Terra in Danbury, CT. Feast Your Eyes on This!

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. Designing with Tile. "I

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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. If it''s inspiration you''re craving for your next commercial design project, then make sure to view the dozens of images we''ve assembled within our Cement Tile Design Ideas section. Designing with Tile.

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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. We want to make it easy for the designer and homeowner to use cement tile in the home. Cuban Heritage Design 200 4A Cement Tile.

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Cement Tiles Exude Warmth, Flexibility in Master Bath Redesign

Tile Talk

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. What's more, this is a truly unique look that speaks to the homeowner's attention to detail and passion for design. Rich cement tile patterns in warm tones play off the cool blue patina of the vanity.

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Designing with Ceramic Wood

Tile of Spain USA

Interior design and decor are forever seeking new formulae for reinterpreting designs based on natural materials that are suited to spaces of all kinds and styles. The mix of cement and wood and impossible insertions of marble open the way to very fine aesthetic outcomes.

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.

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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Granada Tiles Cluny Cement Tile in California Home + Design

Granada Tile

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.

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. Avente Tile partnered with Aguayo Cement Tiles a decade ago because of their generations-long commitment to producing quality cement tiles.

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Mix & Match: Playing with Cement Tile Designs

Granada Tile

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 tile design tile installation

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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. Selecting their own colors, Stormy Blue and White from the Heritage Palette , they customized the pattern for their design at no additional cost.

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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. The cheerful designs make you smile. 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." You often seen patchworks in contemporary design.

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 flooring is the design element that establishes the theme, creates the ambiance and sets the tone. The cement tile floor utilizes a simple interlocking circle pattern and two-tone color palette in soothing green to create tranquility. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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

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What makes Granada Tile ‘s cement tiles so special? 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. Today, we thought we’d show you this using our Normandy tile design. This is just the ticket—you can really let your color personality shine when you combine some of your favorites in this tile design.

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Amalena Meadow Cement Tiles Celebrate Global Design

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Villa Lagoon Tile designers bring a global perspective to every new tile design, finding inspiration in the shapes, patterns, colors and textures of different parts of the world. Sometimes, that inspiration results in the merging of influences to create one-of-a-kind patterns in handcrafted cement tile. Bathroom design by Preferred Home Builders, Conga Park, CA. Kitchen Design by Story Hill Renovations, Wauwatosa, WI.

Cement Tile Spotlight: Thinking Big with Our 10-by-10 Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Are you looking for cement tiles but maybe ones that are of a slightly larger scale? Not only does our Echo Collection of concrete tiles offer stunning tile designs in an eight-by-eight size, but we’ve got some other sizes and shapes to choose from. The cement tile design really takes advantage of its large scale, with an elaborate strapwork pattern dotted with flowers in roundels. Want a a cement tile idea for something simple, crisp and geometric?

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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.

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. Cement Tile Design Trend: Geometric patterns using two to four colors.

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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. You can use these colors, or get creative by designing your own color scheme.

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Cement Tile Pattern Sets Theme for Resort Restaurant

Tile Talk

Pattern adds detail and interest and often, very secretly infuses subtle meaning into a design. especially in commercial hospitality design for restaurants. Patterned cement tiles (like the Geometric one shown here), help provide a sense of style and place in commercial design. While the interlocking circle pattern has its roots in Islamic culture, its clean form also works well with the Japanese restaurant design showcased in this post.

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Custom Cement Tile Pattern Creates Contemporary Clubhouse Charm

Tile Talk

Despite hundreds of existing cement tile patterns, sometimes you just have to literally "break the mold." In the commercial design of this golf clubhouse, a simple contemporary design was created specifically for this environment. Custom cement tile patterns, like this one for a clubhouse, provide limitless possibilities for commercial design. A detailed look at the custom cement tile pattern created exclusively for this clubhouse.

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

Granada Tile

Case in point, our Santander cement tile. Depending on how these cement tiles are laid, Santander concrete tile can take on many guises. In another cement tile installation, used as the kitchen tile backsplash in this San Francisco space designed by Tim Balon, it takes on a much wilder, bolder and graphic tone, bringing life to the clean, sleek contemporary kitchen.

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Amalena Meadow Cement Tiles Celebrate Global Design

Cement Style

Villa Lagoon Tile designers bring a global perspective to every new tile design, finding inspiration in the shapes, patterns, colors and textures of different parts of the world. Sometimes, that inspiration results in the merging of influences to create one-of-a-kind patterns in handcrafted cement tile. Bathroom design by Preferred Home Builders, Conga Park, CA. Kitchen Design by Story Hill Renovations, Wauwatosa, WI.

Avente Tile Talk: New Arabesque Pattern Designs in Cement Tile

Tile Talk

New Arabesque Pattern Designs in Cement Tile. As we explore pattern and tile design this month on Tile Talk, I’d like to start by introducing some of our newest Arabesque cement tile patterns. Patterns are decorative designs on the surface of materials that usually have a repeating design motif. Patterns can also utilize a non-repeating design motif, as seen below. Our Arabesque Paver Tiles differ from traditional cement tile. design.

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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. Cement Tile Inspiration.

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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. If you’re planning a project outside, check out these high-quality cement tiles for outdoor use to get some inspiration for the approaches you can take to add some panache.

Cement Tile Spotlight: Scaling Up and Down with Cement Tile

Granada Tile

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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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! ” She was also in the market for something contemporary and unusual and that led her to a patchwork design.

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Cement Tile Creates Luxurious Lido for Hotel

Tile Talk

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 work well with the grand scale of commercial design. Non-rectilinear cement tile installations amplify their eye-catching effect. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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Designer Spotlight: Dierdre Doherty x Cluny Cement Tile

The Cement Tile

Dierdre Doherty designs are focused largely on earth tones and a natural design aesthetic. The post Designer Spotlight: Dierdre Doherty x Cluny Cement Tile appeared first on Granada Tile Cement Tile Blog | Tile Ideas, Tips and More.

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. See All Elevations Relief Cement Tile.

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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. 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. Plus, we’re always adding to our collection of concrete tile designs (Have you checked out our latest collection, the Erin Adam Group?).

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