Why Rustic and Elegant Cement Tiles are a Great Option for Your Space.

The Cement Tile

Cement tiles are a great option for any space. Cement tiles add elegance and dimension to the room Cement tiles add texture and dimension to the floor, wall or stairs the decorate. The tiles are then compressed under 2,000 pounds of pressure.

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?

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Hexagon Cement Tile – Patterned and Plain

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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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New Cuban Cement Tile from Aguayo Tile

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By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. A few weeks ago, I shared 2015 Tile Trends from my annual pilgrimage to Coverings , a trade show for tile and stone. I promised to share some other great new tile finds that Avente Tile will be adding to our offerings. 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.

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Designing with Cement Tile: Shapes, Sizes, Formats

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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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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. From #CurveAppeal to #EmotionalEscapesRooms, Granada Tiles are seen across the board.

Always on Trend: Black and White Cement Tile

Cement Style

Black and white tile patterns are both classic and contemporary–basically the very definition of timeless design. Handcrafted cement tiles change up this vintage tile style with a matte finish that has depth and character, such you see in our with a Troika pattern below.

Stunning Spanish Cement-Look Tile from European Porcelain & Ceramics

Rubble Tile

Cement tile, which has been around since the 19th century, has taken off in popularity in recent years. There’s a good chance that the ornately patterned tile feature that caught your eye in a stylish café or a modern apartment was made from cement or.

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 Tile Border Pattern Creates Charming Patio

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By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. 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. A cement tile border pattern can be used to create a rug.

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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.

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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. These tiles stand up to heavy wear inside or outside. Discover ways to spice up any space with gorgeous cement tile walls. Fantastic Tile Walls. Vecchio tiles mimic natural stone.

Benefits of Pre-Sealing Cement Tile

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By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. 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?

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

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As regular readers may know, Granada Tile’s global perspective and love of travel means that we like to name our encaustic tile patterns after cities, countries and favorite spots around the world that inspire us. 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.

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If Celebrities were Cement Tiles, Which Would They Be?

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Cement tiles are a bit like celebrities – they are beautiful, and each has its unique personality and attraction. This inspired us to fit some of our favorite tiles with their matching star. After reading this blog, you’ll never look at cement tiles the same way again.

Amazing Cement Tile Designs for Your Fireplace

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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?

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. 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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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. Available in a wide range of colors and patterns, these tiles give your space a unique sense of style. Learn how to take advantage of hexagon cement tiles for your next project.

Steak & Whisky + Granada Tile Toscano Cement Tile

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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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Easy Bathroom Makeover with Handmade Cement Tiles

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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.

Elevations Relief Cement Wall Tile from Avente Tile

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

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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?

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Cement Tile Patchwork Makes Kitchen Backsplash Sing

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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. 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.

Stand Out in Style With Our Handcrafted Cement Tiles

The Cement Tile

Designers have been using tiles for a long time to create a welcoming, unique and artistic space. Over the years, tiles have come in clay, ceramic, laminate, vinyl, and many other materials. Explore why you should learn about artisan-poured cement tiles for your next design project.

Cement Tiles Exude Warmth, Flexibility in Master Bath Redesign

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By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Needless to say, I was thrilled when a customer from La Crescenta, CA called to order more tile. 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. Cement tile rug with warm mosaics show how well.

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Cementing The Latest Trend In Design: Cement Tile

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Wait…Cement Can Be Tile? Cement tiles are an ingenious combination of cement, marble powder, water, sand, pigments, time and patience. A technique that uses a mold to make designs in many colors and a press to harden the tiles without requiring heat. The absence of kilns and high temperatures in the manufacturing process differentiates these tiles from other pavers. What Are My Cement Tile Options? Why Cement Instead of Porcelain?

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A Better Saltillo Tile: Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

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A Saltillo tile entry features a cement tile rug. A few weeks ago, we spoke about the history, production and properties of Saltillo tile. To recap, hand-crafted from natural clay deposits, authentic Saltillo tile can only come from one place in the world - Saltillo, in the state of Coahuila in Mexico. The process of turning this special Mexican clay into tiles has remained unchanged since 1577. To recap, Saltillo tiles: Vary in color and shape.

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Applying a Penetrating Sealer to Cement Tile

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By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. 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.

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Tile Trends: Encaustic and Hydraulic Cement Looks

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Encaustic and hydraulic cement styles are making a comeback in tile. Spanish tile manufacturers are on the forefront of this ceramic tile trend. 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. Blog Aparici Apavisa cement ceramic Cevisama Coverings encaustic hydraulic Mainzu natucer Tau Tile Tile trends Trends

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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 about bringing the flair of Spain to your next wall tile installation? 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.

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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.

5 Cement Wall Patterns You’ll FALL In Love With

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FALL in love with sensational concrete tiles from Granada Tile! Why Use Olvera Collection Cement Tiles? They have the look of classic tiles, but they’re far more durable and won’t break down over time. Hand-poured Osuna Tiles.

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? Granada Tile has the perfect solution for you. 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.

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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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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.

High-Quality Outdoor Cement Tiles

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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.

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

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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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Benefits of Cement Tile Floors

The Cement Tile

Cement tiles have been popular since the 1860s and this is for a good reason—they are one of the most practical and beautiful types of tiles available. Cement tiles offer a huge range of benefits that make them a good choice for any room in your home. We’ve created a list of the top ten benefits of cement tiles to show you just how flexible and durable cement tile floors really are! Cement tiles can be used for many purposes.

Cement Tile Creates Calming Resort Spa

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By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. 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.

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Cement Tile Patterns for Patios and Floors

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By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. 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.

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3 Handmade Cement Tile Ideas for Your Indoor-Outdoor Bathroom

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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.