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.

Ceramic Pop Art

Diary of a Tile Addict

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.

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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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.

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.

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.”

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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.

How the Right Ceramic Finish Can Transform a Space

As The Tile Turns

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.…

Ceramics of Italy Trends Spring/Summer 2019

Diary of a Tile Addict

Each has taken the stage over the past few months, but for Ceramics of Italy , the breakdown of Italian tile producers from Coverings in Orlando and ICFF in New York means we’ve now been treated to a slightly different set of trends.

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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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Ceramic Tile is Environmentally-Friendly

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Many ceramic tile options are made from recycled materials. Plus, once installed, tile can be reused generation after generation. There’s no question: combining incredible durability and responsible manufacturer usage of recycled content, tile is one of the most eco-friendly flooring options available. View VIDEO here on WhyTile.com: [link]. View VIDEO here on YouTube: [link].

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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

Porcelain or Ceramic Tile: Why it Matters

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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

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

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

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.

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.

Amish Quilt Pattern Ceramic Tile Fireplace Surround

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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.

Trend Watch: Spanish Ceramic Tile

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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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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.

Garden State Tile Expands Its Ceramic Wall Tile Offerings with Arkstone Italy

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In line with the today’s most popular trends in ceramic wall tile, Garden State Tile has introduced Arkstone Italy into its ever-expanding catalog of innovative surface materials. Blog Arkstone Italy Ceramic Garden State Tile Wall Tile

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Thin ceramic tile: a world of possibilities.

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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.…

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

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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

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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.

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

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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.

Warmer Weather Brings New Ceramic Tile Trends

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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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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 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.

Community: Architectural Ceramics Proudly Supports Shepherd’s Table

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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.

The CID Awards Honor Two Projects Featuring Tile of Spain Ceramics

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For the sixth consecutive year, projects with the Tile of Spain seal are the protagonists of these awards, with two out of the four winning projects in the international category using Tile of Spain ceramics.…

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Navajo Rug Pattern Ceramic Tile Coffee Table

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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.

Tile of Spain exhibits distinctively unique ceramic innovations at Coverings 2014

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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 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?