Trends in Ceramic Surfaces

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This season’s ceramic tiles are focused on conveying a warm feeling that awaken your senses. The use of color and matte finishes, along with the varying ceramic wall tile reliefs and micro reliefs will set the stage for comfort and well-being.

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Ceramic: A Safe Choice

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Did you know that ceramic is a safe and completely recyclable material? Because ceramic a natural and safe material, it works for virtually any room in the home. Ceramic tiles keep kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, bedrooms, and even outdoor areas clean and safe for everyone.

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An Ode to Ceramic Floors

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Natural and recyclable, resistant and hygienic, creative and timeless, ceramic tile has quickly become the ideal surface material to use for floors in both residential and commercial settings. Blog ceramic tile Floor Tile Tile Trends

Nostalgic Flashback: Psychedelic Ceramics

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In the world of interior design, old trends inevitably resurface. No matter how outdated they seem, it's only a matter of time before they somehow creep back, regardless of how 'out' they previously seemed.

Large Pattern: Ceramic “Wallpaper”

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Some interior design concepts are timeless — and some come and go in waves. Wallpaper definitely belongs in the latter category. While it has seen some significant booms, it spent the early 2000s out of favor among most design enthusiasts.

Warmer Weather Brings New Ceramic Tile Trends

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Ceramic manufacturers anticipate this transition of trends by proposing suitable pieces to adorn spaces for the upcoming hot months. Ceramic tiles remain a popular choice for vacation homes as they are an adaptable material, perfect for multifunctional spaces and high traffic areas.

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Ceramics Impose Their Rules

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Spanish ceramics, compared to other materials, offers the perfect combination of quality and versatility, without losing the aesthetic that will make them unique. So, why are ceramics the best material for any home?

Upcoming Trends in Ceramics

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Spanish ceramics have a long history of doing both of those things. Always at the forefront of industry, Spanish ceramics are the material of choice with sales showing year after year growth. The process of creating a home is complex and intimate.

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Ceramics and Bathrooms, a Perfect Pair

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Incorporating ceramic tiles in bathroom designs opens up a world of possibilities with which we can experiment. Thanks to their versatility in color, shape, and size, ceramic tiles can be combined in countless different ways on walls and floors for a unique look.

At The Core of Ceramics

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The architecture and design world is witnessing a resurgence of the fundamental nature of ceramics. Trends for 2019 have shown that there are two very different trends in evidence among the ceramic tile manufacturers’ offerings for the new year.

Ceramic Pop Art

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Hicho’s ceramic art subjects range from the popular TV dinner, Fluffo Pancakes and messy kitchen, to Troll Dolls, Sea Monkeys, and gumball machines. Retro-feel products, toys, and scenes grace the glazed earthenware tiles of Greg Hicho.

Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile

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Since launching our new line of Porcelain Pool Tile earlier this month, we''ve been getting a lot of questions about what makes porcelain tile better than ceramic tile. More commonly, the question is simply, "What is the difference between porcelain and ceramic tile?"

Ceramic Morphologies: 3D Printing on Ceramic Tile

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Harvard University researchers and students from t he Material Processes and Systems (MaP+S) group once again delighted visitors to the Trans-Hitos exhibit at CEVI SAMA (2017) with their new project entitled “Ceramic Morphologies.”

Surge: AC’s Glass-Inspired Ceramic

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Check out Architectural Ceramic’s Surge Collection, featuring a large-format ceramic tile, that mimics illuminated glass and includes bold electric colors too. a glazed ceramic, glossy finish. This effect makes the ceramic tile appear to be lit from behind.

Tile Face-Off: Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile

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The most popular tile materials are porcelain and ceramic, and both offer their own features and benefits. Choosing the right tile is an important decision, and there are a number of factors to take into account.

Ceramic Tile Collab: Sister Parish for Country Floors

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Interior design would look little like it does today without the influence of Sister Parish and Albert Hadley. These prominent 20th-century designers moved the industry forward with daring, yet accessible aesthetics that captured the best of classic and contemporary concepts.

From Indoors to Outdoors: Examining the use of Ceramic Tile Outside of the Home

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Ceramic tiles allow us to bring the beauty of interior design and personal style to outdoor spaces. Durable, sustainable, waterproof and slip resistant, ceramic is the material of choice to adorn surfaces outside. Ceramics are organic surfaces, made with safe, natural elements.…

A Journey Through Ceramic Tile Categories

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Ceramic tile is the perfect material to cover the walls and floors of various projects. The raw materials that make up ceramic pieces come from clay found within the Earth which are then fused with water and fire from kilns to create high quality tile.

Ceramic Collaborations

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RIBA North is hosting Moulding Futures: Collaborative Explorations in Ceramics for Architecture symposium on Friday 8th December, a one-day event created by ECAlab and supported by Tile of Spain, the University of Liverpool and Leeds Beckett University.

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

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While children everywhere are going back to school, let’s go back to basics and learn about ceramic tile through a few of Architectural Ceramic’s collections: Basics, London, and City Hall. Let’s learn a bit about how ceramic tile is classified.

Trans-Hitos 2020 Widens the Identity of Ceramics

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The Trans-Hitos Exhibition of Ceramics for Architecture celebrated its 15th anniversary at CEVISAMA , the International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings, in a series of three impressive projects entitled “IDENTITY”. I·den·ti·ty /???den(t)?d?/ den(t)?d?/

Ceramic tile for safe and sustainable homes

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Ceramic tile is not only beautiful, it is also healthy for your home. Some VOCs emitted by non-ceramic building products can contribute to a wide variety of health problems and Sick Building Syndrome, according to various health experts. Altered State by Crossville.

How the Right Ceramic Finish Can Transform a Space

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Beautiful, versatile, and highly durable, ceramic tile is a wonderful option for creating a practical and aesthetically pleasing space. Unfortunately, choosing ceramic is just the beginning.

Championing Ceramics

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We all know that ceramic tile is the world’s greatest surface finish, with unsurpassed aesthetics, technical performance, practicality, architectural flexibility and eco-credentials.

Malibu with Terracotta Ceramic Tiles: A Historical Perspective

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Malibu glazed ceramic tiles meld beautifully with terracotta tiles along the walkways of the Adamson House. Filled with an entrepreneurial spirit, May Rindge started the firm after discovering her land was rich in the natural resources needed to manufacture ceramic tile.

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Making Tile Modern

We recently launched our first ceramic tile collection and we’ve been so thrilled that the majority of our customers have choose to create blends! Our 2×8 ceramic subway tiles are sold by the square foot and our customers can purchase as many square feet as they’d like.

Geometrical Ceramic Tiles Offer Everlasting Design

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Our new Geometrical Glazed Ceramic tile collection was used to create this appealing kitchen backsplash. Our Geometrical line of ceramic tile mixes classic hand-painted glaze techniques with modern, geometric patterns to achieve an absolutely stunning look.

Case Study: Spanish Ceramic Tiles Play a Key Role University Expansion

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The building is home to indoor tracks, several indoor courts, a swimming pool, a gym and several classrooms all featuring Spanish ceramic tile as the material of choice for healthy, durable and easy to maintain spaces. Blog Ceramic Tiles Francisco de Vitoria University Large Format

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Add Style & Flair to Your Outdoor Spaces with Ceramic Tile

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These outdoor living areas are sometimes overlooked, but with Spanish ceramic tile they can be decorated just as beautifully as the rest of your home. Ceramic tile is the favorite material for outdoor spaces due to its long-lasting, weather resistant, UV resistant and anti-slip properties.

Exploring the sustainability of ceramic surfaces

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Product quality, design, innovation, Italian origin, and sustainability are all key components of the Italian ceramic tile industry’s success. The intrinsic characteristics of ceramic products make them preferable to other materials in terms of their limited impacts over their life cycle.

Living Ceramics

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Warp by Living Ceramics. As a Tile Addict I often stare out into the ceramic night sky to see if I can spot new stars through my tile-focussed telescope. It was in 2016 that I first came across Living Ceramics : one of the brightest additions to the ceramic tile firmament.

A sector-specific eco-label for ceramic tiles

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Ceramics are a safe choice for the environment. And it is not just underfoot that the impact of tiles is felt; the construction industry has utilised ceramic tiles to create high-tech ventilated façades, as well as roofs and demonstrated that major energy savings can be made.

The History of Ceramic Encaustic Tiles

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Ceramic encaustic tiles were made with clay and glazes that have been put through a heating process to essentially burn the pigments and patterns into the tile. These tiles were less expensive than more ornate ceramic encaustic tile.

CIR Celebrates Ceramics

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The new Materia Prima collection from Gruppo Romani brand CIR Manifatture Ceramiche strips ceramic back to its basic form and reimagines it for a contemporary audience.

The Freshness and Elegance of Blue Ceramics

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This color array was formed in the Delft Ceramic School in Holland during the 17 th century and has proven to be a timeless pair. After being inspired by the Delft Ceramic School, this trend was brought to the historical kitchens and bathrooms of palaces in the 17 th century.

Ceramic Tile – A Solid Bet for Young Architects

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T he use of ceramic in construction dates all the way back to 30,000 BC, when clay mortars were used to hold a structure made of branches and canes together. Although we’ve come a long way from branch houses, ceramics are still constantly evolving. New technologies have made ceramic tiles one of the most innovative architectural materials available today, and the youngest generation of architects is jumping on board.

Ceramic Connectivity

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Well, the answer is that this collection is conceived like a geometric ceramic jigsaw puzzle. Connect range by Portinari. So what, you may ask? As the lively and effective video on the stand explained, Connect opens up creative possibilities through its sheer connectivity.

In and Out, Ceramic Exteriors

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Patios, porches and terraces all come back to life in the summer and can be enjoyed even more when designed with ceramic tiles. Ceramic wall and floor tiles from Tile of Spain can easily bring your outdoor vision to life. Ceramic tile brings out the natural beauty in outdoor spaces.…

Tile of Spain Announces Upcoming Schedule of Digital Events Showcasing Spanish Ceramic Tile and Design

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Coverings Connected: Full Spectrum Ceramics Industry Solutions & Best Practices 2020. With the rapid pace of innovation in the ceramic industry it’s easy to miss some crucial developmentsand have some blind spots in your specifications.

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Spanish ceramic tiles steal the limelight in new book ‘Ceramic Material Systems’

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Publishing company Birkhäuser, which specializes in architectural design, has published a book that addresses the current situation of ceramic tiles in architecture. Blog ASCER Book Ceramic Material Systems Harvard Martin Bechthold

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Harvard’s Ceramic Program presents an exposition of their projects

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‘Formations in Ceramic Material ‘ showcases the work of students from the Harvard Graduate School of Design , which has used the Ceramic Program as a place to experiment since the last semester of 2015. Blog ASCER Ceramic Studies Department exhibit GSD Harvard

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry

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Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry. Panel of Portuguese ceramic tiles by Jorge Colaço (1922), representing Henry the Navigator at the Sagres Promonory. Now, you too can bring the look and feel of Portugal into your home by using our Portuguese Ceramic Tiles in your next project.

Porcelain or Ceramic Tile: Why it Matters

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