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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Always on Trend: Black and White Cement Tile

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Black and white tile patterns are both classic and contemporary–basically the very definition of timeless design. This seemingly simple color combo is elevated by how deep you can make your design statement, whether you choose a bold geometric look or an elegant, intricate pattern.

Dominating Pinterest Predicts with Our Cement Tiles Vol. 1

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We enjoy seeing stylish and trendy designs, especially ones that involve artisan hand-poured cement tiles. Which is why we love seeing cement tiles blow away the Pinterest Predicts. Tile: Fez 928b designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Tile: Combarro, Tile: Zamora Cuenca.

Take Advantage of Hexagon Cement Tiles in Your Own Design

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Hexagon cement tile has taken over the design scene with its rising popularity. Learn how to take advantage of hexagon cement tiles for your next project. Designer: SuzAnn Ketzien , Photographer: Two Birds Photography. Blogs cement tiles granada tile Hexagon cement tiles

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?

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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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

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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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If Celebrities were Cement Tiles, Which Would They Be?

The Cement Tile

Cement tiles are a bit like celebrities – they are beautiful, and each has its unique personality and attraction. After reading this blog, you’ll never look at cement tiles the same way again. Designer: MARKZEFF. Designer : Studio Matsalla.

Cement Tile Border Pattern Creates Charming Patio

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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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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. Designing with Tile. Design can be art.

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Cement Tile Quality Expectations in Custom Design

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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

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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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Encaustic Cement Tile as Wainscoting

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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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Impressive Washes of Green Cement Tiles to Inspire Your Next Design

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The month of March has us over the moon for green cement tiles across any space. Check out inspired ways to use green cement tiles for your next remodeling or home design project. This tile design evokes heart and soul to create a welcoming ambiance.

Impressive Washes of Green Cement Titles to Inspire Your Next Design

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The month of March has us over the moon for green cement tiles across any space. Check out inspired ways to use green cement tiles for your next remodeling or home design project. This tile design evokes heart and soul to create a welcoming ambiance.

Custom Commercial Cement Tile Inspiration

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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

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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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Maria Starling Designs

Diary of a Tile Addict

Norfolk-based mosaic artist Maria Starling turned her attention to Moroccan cement tile some years ago, and has been designing delightful patterns ever since. Each piece and pattern is specifically designed in-house, making them unique to Maria Starling Designs.

5 Ways Cement Tile on Walls Can Transform Your Space

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Cement tile on walls is a transformative way to complete a room. Discover ways to spice up any space with gorgeous cement tile walls. Cement tile walls fit any area, no matter the shape or size. Check out 5 examples of how cement tile walls can transform any space.

Beautiful Encaustic Cement-Look Tiles from Spain

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Cement and cement-look tiles have been a trending look in the world of interior design for a while, and for good reason. The geometric and pattern options that you get in encaustic cement tiles can add a bespoke, yet contemporary feel to any space.

Cement Tiles Exude Warmth, Flexibility in Master Bath Redesign

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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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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.

Stand Out in Style With Our Handcrafted Cement Tiles

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Designers have been using tiles for a long time to create a welcoming, unique and artistic space. Our handcrafted encaustic cement tiles let you take your creativity to the next level, and there are many reasons why they’re so popular. Why Consider Cement Tiles?

Cressida Bell Cement Tile Collection

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We are thrilled to announce our partnership with renowned English interior and textile designer, Cressida Bell to launch a collection that pushes the boundaries of cement tile design. The post Cressida Bell Cement Tile Collection appeared first on Cement Style.

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

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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.

Cement Tile Roundup: Restaurant Design

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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!

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 tile design tile installation

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Elevations Relief Cement Wall Tile from Avente Tile

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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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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. Top interior designers have ushered in the use of the unique, handmade cement tiles in multiple ways, and we’ve curated a small collection of examples for your inspiration. Granada Tile’s blue and white Fez cement tiles in studio kitchen and dining room, designed by Shubin + Donaldson Architects.

Cement Tile Patterns for Patios and Floors

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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 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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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Encaustic Cement Tile Patterns

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You can achieve an unmatched artistic expression for backsplashes, floors, and walls by creating your dream encaustic cement tiles. 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. Customizing your cement tile patterns lends a thoughtful and artistic touch to any area of the home, and we’ve got the ultimate guide on how to do it.

High-Quality Outdoor Cement Tiles

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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.

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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Designer Spotlight: Dierdre Doherty x Cluny Cement Tile

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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.

Granada Cement Tiles on Your Favorite Interior Magazines

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Over the years, world-class designers have utilized our stylish encaustic cement tiles to create astonishing designs. Photographer: Justin Chung | Designer: Heather Taylor of Heather Taylor Home. This results in an old-school design that is both cheerful and inviting.

3 Handmade Cement Tile Ideas for Your Indoor-Outdoor Bathroom

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Interior designers and architects have begun to turn away from the contemporary looks and revolutionize homeowners’ bathrooms with the advent of indoor-outdoor bathrooms. Indoor-outdoor bathrooms bring the elements of the great outdoors to the home’s interior, through poured cement, thick greenery, or even natural woods. Look no further for inspiration, as we’ve curated three handmade cement tile ideas for your indoor-outdoor bathroom. Interior designer, Robin M.

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

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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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