Amish Quilt Pattern Ceramic Tile Fireplace Surround


This post features ceramic tile for a fireplace surround created by me using the pattern found in an Amish quilt. George Woideck is a ceramic artist specializing in tile and mosaic. View his work in tile, mosaic and ceramic sculpture at

Porcelain or Ceramic Tile: Why it Matters

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

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Italian Ceramic Tile and Mosaics. Part One: Mosaics


ROMAN EMPIRE Medusa Because mosaics are created from enduring materials like stone, ceramic and glass they are in some ways windows to ancient times. Italy is a treasure rove of mosaics.

Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile

Tile Talk

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?"

The Freshness and Elegance of Blue Ceramics

Tile of Spain USA

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.

Architectural Ceramics aids the Capital Area Food Bank through Can-struction

Architectural Ceramics

Washington, DC – November 2015 – Architectural Ceramics, Inc was honored to be able to donate to the BVA Can-struction team this holiday season in a project that benefited the Capital Area Food Bank!

Ceramic Wall Covering Inspired by Mathematics Patterns in Nature

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

What if you were wondering how to decorate with ceramic tile? Then this highly contemporary tile design will have you wondering about how the world of ceramic tiles will look in a year or two. Can you imagine a bold architecture clad in something like the Kin ceramic tile?

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry

Tile Talk

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.

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

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.

Tile of Spain exhibits distinctively unique ceramic innovations at Coverings 2014

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), is pleased to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Coverings: The Ultimate Stone & Tile Experience.

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A Journey Through Ceramic Tile Categories

Tile of Spain USA

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.


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.

Avente Tile Talk: The Buyer's Guide to Ceramic Tiles

Tile Talk

The Buyers Guide to Ceramic Tiles. Ceramic tiles are materials that can add glamor and value to any part of your home. If you are considering this flooring option, this article provides valuable tips and important considerations on ceramic tiles. ceramic tile.

Ceramic Tile – A Solid Bet for Young Architects

Tile of Spain USA

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.

Harvard’s Ceramic Program presents an exposition of their projects

Tile of Spain USA

‘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

Thin ceramic tile: a world of possibilities.

Tile of Spain USA

Here’’s a look at some of the Spanish ceramic thin tile that is available for quick purchase in the US today as part of the Tile of Spain Quick Ship Collection. This collection of 3mm thick ceramic tile is available in panels up to 1000 x 3000mm.…

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Tile Face-Off: Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile

As The Tile Turns

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.

Mosaics: The Beginning of Architectural Ceramics, Part Three.


Summer seasonal colors @Heath (at Heath Ceramics)

Heath Ceramics

Summer seasonal colors @Heath (at Heath Ceramics

Book Launch Party Celebrating ‘Ceramic Material Systems’

Tile of Spain USA

Join us for a book launch party to celebrate the new publication ‘ Ceramic Material Systems in Architecture and Interior Design ’. Wednesday, February 3, 2016. 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Center for Green Buildings and Cities. 20 Sumner Road. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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In and Out, Ceramic Exteriors

Tile of Spain USA

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.…

Harvard University ceramics project to be featured at CEVISAMA 2015

Tile of Spain USA

The Material Processes and Systems (MaPS) group at Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) has been experimenting with ceramics. Protoceramics is an ongoing project geared toward producing novel material formations with a special interest in tectonic performance.

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

Tile of Spain USA

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

Navajo Rug Pattern Ceramic Tile Coffee Table


Hi all, As a ceramic artist working in tile and mosaic I''m constantly amazed at the number of design possibilities these mediums offer. George Woideck George Woideck is a ceramic artist specializing in tile and mosaic.

Malibu with Terracotta Ceramic Tiles: A Historical Perspective

Tile Talk

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.

New summer seasonal in our showrooms! (at Heath Ceramics San.

Heath Ceramics

at Heath Ceramics San Francisco New summer seasonal in our showrooms! (at

Made In the USA: AC Tile Lines Made in America

Architectural Ceramics

While we’re hyped up on all things red, white and blue, let’s take a look at a few of Architectural Ceramic’s tile lines that are proudly Made in the USA. At Architectural Ceramics, we love family businesses because AC is one too.

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and.

Tile Talk

Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and Preservation Through the Ages. Ceramic tile façade in Portugal. Aside from all these wonderful things are the ceramic tiles of the country. Portuguese ceramic tile adorns the cathedrals upper cloisters. ceramic tile.

Art Walk: A Tile Mural for a Community Re-Development Project


Through a grant from the Cleveland Foundation they were able to commission me to create a ceramic tile mural for the graffiti covered building entrance. I airbrushed ceramic color onto glazed but unfired ceramic tile.

Enigmatic Ceramic

KB Culture

Working in its preferred palette of dusky, offbeat tones, Dimore Studio has created a language of form and color with the Corrispondenza collection of tile.

Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts

Tile Excellence

Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts By Chris Lawson Tile repairs are a very specialized service and it can be hard to get tile contractors interested in small, sometimes difficult, detailed repairs.

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Ceramic Tile Repairs | Floor Tile Replacement | Shower ReGrouts

Tile Excellence

Ceramic Tile Repairs Floor Tile Replacement and Shower ReGrouts MA Reality persuaded us to rewrite several of Tile Excellence ' s blog posts for their publication, including contractor " Guide s" and " Expert Contributors ". This "Guide" is on Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Regrout s.

This Ceramic Studio in a Red Hook Warehouse is a Maker's Dream Space — Workspace Tour

Apartment Therapy

Helen—whose simple, craft-filled home we toured— also has a beautiful studio in Red Hook where she creates her beautiful ceramic pieces. And, Billy—the shop dog—came along, too. She recently made some beautiful dinner plates for a dinner given by the wildly talented Orin Swift, of Orin Swift Wines. READ MORE ». Tours. Workspace

Cinco de Mayo: 5 Ways to Use Mexican-Inspired Tile

Architectural Ceramics

When you do, don’t forget to follow Architectural Ceramics, Inc. If Cinco de Mayo wasn’t enough reason to celebrate, Architectural Ceramics has big news: our new Atlanta showroom opens today.

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Avente Tile Talk: Ceramic Tile's Creative Nature

Tile Talk

Ceramic Tiles Creative Nature. And now, onto the topic of ceramic tile and nature! Ceramic tile has been a part of building history for centuries. Naturally, over time, this material with its new found purpose led to the production of ceramic tile back in 14,000 B.C.

Avente Tile Talk: Innovation, possibilities and technology in ceramic.

Tile Talk

Innovation, possibilities and technology in ceramic tile. This past week I attended an event in Boston that was hosted by Tile of Spain which showed the advances that have been made in ceramic tile. Labels: architecture , ceramic tile , ink jet printers , tile , Tile of Spain.

Earthly Riches: Ceramic tile is the jewel of cottage style

Tile of Spain USA

With their promise of low-maintenance, natural colors and rustic feel, it is not surprising that ceramic tiles from Tile of Spain companies are the perfect compliment “Cottage” or “Country Chic” inspired homes.

New CEU with Architectural Record – Ceramic Tile: Solutions for Holistic Sustainability

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic Tile: Solutions for Holistic Sustainability , sponsored by Tile of Spain, is now available in the Architectural Record Continuing Education Center. Blog AIA Architectural Record ceramic tile CEU green HSW Sustainability tile of spain

Ceramics à la carte: Tile of Spain in restaurants

Tile of Spain USA

With so many different patterns, colors and formats to choose from, Tile of Spain ceramic tiles are the perfect creative choice. The design of a restaurant can tell a story, and ceramic tiles can bring that story to life.

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