Surge: AC’s Glass-Inspired Ceramic

Architectural Ceramics

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.

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.

Ceramic Morphologies: 3D Printing on Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

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.”

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.

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?"

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.

Community: Architectural Ceramics Proudly Supports Shepherd’s Table

Architectural Ceramics

Architectural Ceramics attended Shepherd’s Table’s Fall fundraiser Infused with Love: An Evening at the Pearl on October 4 th , 2018 to support their mission of providing services to those in need within the community.

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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

Tile Talk

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.

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.…

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.

Amish Quilt Pattern Ceramic Tile Fireplace Surround

Tile+Mosaic

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 artisanarchitecturalceramics.com.

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

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.

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

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The History of Ceramic Encaustic Tiles

Granada Tile

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.

Toni Cumella: Ceramic Visionary

Diary of a Tile Addict

And this morning I woke up thinking about the work of Toni Cumella: a true ceramic visionary. Born in 1951, the son of ceramicist Antoni Cumella, Toni Cumella studied industrial engineering at Barcelona University before dedicating himself entirely to ceramics in 1970.

CERAMIC TECTONICS: Exploring the structural capabilities of thin, large format ceramic tiles

Tile of Spain USA

Structural applications such as the Harvard grid shell are emerging as new applications for tiles, challenging age-old perceptions of ceramic as surface finish.

Ceramic Tile

The Perfect Bath

Our overwhelming enthusiasm for stone should not eclipse ceramic tile as a fabulous material for backsplashes, fireplaces, kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms and mudrooms. Nearly every culture with the technology, no matter how primitive, and resources has produced ceramic tile.

Navajo Rug Pattern Ceramic Tile Coffee Table

Tile+Mosaic

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.

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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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.…

Warmer Weather Brings New Ceramic Tile Trends

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic manufacturers offer suitable pieces for the most popular spaces during the hottest months. In addition to their resilience, ceramic floor tiles are also extremely versatile and offer different finishes depending on the mood you want the space to lend.… The arrival of warm weather brings changes in decorative preferences – both indoor and outdoor.

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Trend Watch: Spanish Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

Tile today is anything but flat or square, it’s all about adding depth and interest to environments. Tile of Spain manufacturers are constantly presenting materials and solutions that empower and inspire their clients to use tiles in creative ways. Here’s a look at what’s trending now.

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Porcelain or Ceramic Tile: Why it Matters

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

The post Porcelain or Ceramic Tile: Why it Matters appeared first on StonePeak Ceramics Blog. Porcelain Tile Tile Manufacturing Green Tile Porcelain Ceramics Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile technical porcelain

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.

The Adamson House: A Treasure of Spanish Influenced Ceramic Tile

Tile+Mosaic

While preparing for the Andalusian section of the course I was reminded that one of the best places to view this type of ceramic tile is the Adamson House on the Pacific Coast in Malibu California. George George Woideck is a ceramic artist specializing in tile and mosaic.

How to Install Ceramic Tile Floor

Tile Excellence

Tile Excellence responds to bad advise on "how to lay ceramic tile" found on ask.com. In response to the question, "How to Install Ceramic Tile Floor" "To i nstall ceramic tile , first grout the area. 4-Not all tile flooring uses 1/4 inch spaces between tiles ( spacers -the little white cross like plastic pieces used to accurately "space" between tiles can be 1/16th ( marble and granite) , 1 /4, 1/8th, 3/16th s *ceramic) depend on the size of the tile used and the design.

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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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Ceramic Tile Mural Celebrates Autistic Children and their Families

Tile+Mosaic

Ceramic Tile Mural Celebrates Autistic Children and their Families "Our Children" Achievement Centers for Children Lobby Tile Mural I had the wonderful experience of serving for a school year as an artist in residence at the Achievement Centers for Children in Warrensville Heights Ohio.

Architectural Ceramic Looks Back at the Best of 2015

Architectural Ceramics

Thanks to our wonderful clients and staff, Architectural Ceramics had just as exciting a year as the rest of the world, and we’ve decided to share it with you in our first annual BEST OF blog post! Architectural Ceramics Top 5 Products of 2015: 12×24 Onsquare Lavagna (Porcelain).

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.

Discussing Ceramic Tile Kitchen Table

INOKI

There are many options when you want to have a good kitchen table for your room, and ceramic tile kitchen table is one of them. Maybe, it is not a new design because of ceramic tile has been introduced for a long time ago. There are many advantages of ceramic tile kitchen table.

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: 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.

Italian Ceramic Tile and Mosaics. Part One: Mosaics

Tile+Mosaic

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.

Tile of Spain Presents 2018 Trend Report for Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

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The Art of Ceramics: Innovations with Tile of Spain

Kitchens for Living

Ceramic Solutions-Innovations Pushing Boundaries of Design was held at the Miami Center for Architecture & Design, presented by Tile of Spain. This Congress Centre, located in Spain, exemplifies the structural use of ceramic tile.

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The Ceramic Sculpture of Paris - Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic

Tile+Mosaic

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.

Architectural Ceramics Receives Best Of Houzz 2015

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Architectural Ceramics has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. In addition, Architectural Ceramics has over 30 specialty vendors which can be special ordered for your project.”. Follow Architectural Ceramics on Houzz.

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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Home Staging: Adding value to the home with ceramic tile

Tile of Spain USA

The use of ceramic tile is one of the sought after additions when it comes to renovating or improving a home. Along with aesthetic improvements, the technical advantages and durability of ceramic tiles are important for adding value to the home as well.…