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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.

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.

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.

Avoid Spooky Tile Situations with Advice from AC’s Customer Service Team

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With expert advice from Architectural Ceramic’s Customer Service team, you can be prepared throughout your tile purchase and renovation. Turn to the last page, and you’ll find most porcelains are rated for floor use, while some ceramic tiles are only suitable for wall use.

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4 Ways to Think Big with Tile in Small Bathrooms

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Heck, at Architectural Ceramics, we wrote a blog about it featuring our large-format tile. Ati Williams, real estate entrepreneur and owner of DC Home Buzz , partnered with Architectural Ceramics on this powder room feature wall. We all know the phrase, bigger is better.

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AC Tackles Commercial & Residential Tile Projects

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At Architectural Ceramics, we love football almost as much as we love tile. Ceramic: Similar to glass tile, ceramic tile is used throughout commercial and residential spaces. Want weekly updates about Architectural Ceramics and our product lines?

5 AC Tile Collections with a Fall Feeling

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Whether it’s the collection’s name or color palette, Architectural Ceramics is getting into the seasonal spirit with tile that is fit for fall. For a porcelain tile that looks like natural wood, Architectural Ceramics has several collections to choose from.

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Events: Vienna Colormix 2018 with Sherwin Williams

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Browse our ceramic, glass, and stone tile by color to brighten up your latest project. Thank you to all who joined us for the 2018 Colormix CEU Event in our Vienna showroom in partnership with Sherwin Williams.

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Going Above & Beyond: Backsplash Tile That Wows

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Here are a few beautiful examples of how opting for a material other than a 3″x6″ white subway tile can take your backsplash from a sweet and simple ceramic to something a bit more savory and show-stopping. Ceramic. Image via Architectural Ceramics on Houzz.

Some Like It Hot: In-Floor Heating Options

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Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland just outside the DC-metropolitan area, Architectural Ceramics is familiar with chilly temperatures in winter. Want weekly updates about Architectural Ceramics and our product lines? Before the weather gets cold or you complete your next tile project, consider using in-floor heating as a way to keep your toes warm during these next few months.

Working in Harmony: Tile That Embodies the Principles of Feng Shui

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So, until Architectural Ceramics gets an invite to visit his home, let’s check out our own client spaces that strike a cord with harmonious designs. Want weekly updates about Architectural Ceramics and our product lines?

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A Recap: 2018 Coverings Tile & Stone Show

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Every year, Architectural Ceramics travels to the Coverings Tile & Stone Show to discover new products, meet new industry allies, and strengthen our vendor & customer relationships. Architectural Ceramics carries our Sugar and Truffle Collections in recycled glass. Ceramics.

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A Growing Trend: Matte Black Tile is Back

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At Architectural Ceramics, we’re excited for this sophisticated tile trend. Here, we’re naming just a few of our tile collections that include a matte black ceramic, porcelain or stone. Want weekly updates about Architectural Ceramics and our product lines?

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Bigger Is Better: Large Format Porcelain Tile

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Architectural Ceramic’s put together a small list of some of our large format porcelain tile collections. Take a look at a few porcelain collections, offered with Architectural Ceramics, that feature in-stock and special order options. Go big or go home.

April Showers Bring May Flowers

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If April showers bring May flowers, then Architectural Ceramic’s brings you a twist on the classic rhyme. Architectural Ceramics offers two brands, Laticrete and Schluter , that make shower systems part of their specialty.

Summer Blockbusters: New AC Tile Collections

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Just like movies released this time of year hope to be the blockbuster hit of the summer, Architectural Ceramics recently launched a few new tile collections that we hope will be a hit among clients like you. The organic edge adds character to an otherwise clean-lined ceramic subway tile.

Made By Moms, For Moms: Tiled Spaces with a Feminine Touch

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Pictured above, the 2012 DC Design House features Aidan Design’s work, and Architectural Ceramic’s mother-of-pearl oval mosaic. In the shower area, Architectural Ceramic’s Estrella Grande tile mosaic was used.

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Sealed with a Kiss: Hexagon Kiss Dipped Tile

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At Architectural Ceramics, we heart hexagons. From ceramic and porcelain to glass and marble, we have plenty of hexagon types to choose from. Let’s get to know the Kiss Dip Hexagon tile collection a little better, along with its vendor, Encore Ceramics.

Getting in Shape: The Skinny on Tile Shapes & Patterns

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At Architectural Ceramics, we’ve done a little exercise of our own to come up with some of our favorite tile shapes and patterns. Ceramic, marble, porcelain, glass — Square tile is available in a variety of material types. Losing weight. It stinks.

Made In the USA: AC Tile Lines Made in America

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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.

Tile with Money in Mind

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So take a break from crunching the numbers, and take a look at a few tile examples from Architectural Ceramics that have cash in mind. Porcelain: This hard-wearing glazed porcelain tile from our Kiln & Penny Collection is a stoneware tile made to look like ceramic.

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Subtle Seaside Style: Tile Inspiration & Collections With a Soft Touch

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Architectural Ceramics is at it again, this time with a focus on sea shells and mother of pearl as inspiration. Because the rivershell mosaic is thin, it is backed with ceramic, and meshed mounted for an easier installation. Summer is here. The beach is calling.

A Clean Slate: How Rough Slate Can Have a Clean Aesthetic

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At Architectural Ceramics, we’ve prepared a quick read for you about natural slate, and our client spaces and collections that feature it. Photo via Libby Turner Dickstein for Architectural Ceramics. Photo via Libby Turner Dickstein for Architectural Ceramics.

Expect the Unexpected from Tile Variation

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The same could be said when considering a handmade ceramic or natural stone, because the variation in the tile’s glaze or veining may surprise you. Ceramic & Porcelain Variation. In most cases, machine-made ceramics are the former and handmade ceramics are the latter.

March Madness: ACI’s Final Four Tile Matchups

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With the final four games this weekend, Architectural Ceramics put together our own final four match ups, and it’s just what you’d expect: tile. With that said, please use this chart as a guideline for each type of tile material we offer at Architectural Ceramics. Ceramic.

Architectural Ceramic Looks Back at the Best of 2015

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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).

‘Tis the Season for Trimming Tile Edges

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We’ve been making a few lists of our own at Architectural Ceramics. Base molding: Just like wood molding is used at the bottom of a wall where it meets the floor, base molding can be made out of ceramic, marble or porcelain, and functions the same way.

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

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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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Trick or Treat: Trade Tips for a Sweet Install

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Designer: Cheryll Bowie of CKB Design, Vendor: Architectural Ceramics, Inc., The natural stone tile selections, made with Architectural Ceramics, showcases a wide range in color and veining variation. Designer: Cheryll Bowie of CKB Design, Vendor: Architectural Ceramics, Inc.,

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Summer Blockbusters: New AC Tile Collections

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Just like movies released this time of year hope to be the blockbuster hit of the summer, Architectural Ceramics recently launched a few new tile collections that we hope will be a hit among clients like you. The organic edge adds character to an otherwise clean-lined ceramic subway tile.

Best of 2017: A Reflection on AC’s Core Values

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Looking back on 2017, it was a good year for tile and for Architectural Ceramics. Architectural Ceramics is without a doubt, a company full of characters. We offer various tile characters: porcelain, ceramic, glass and stone.

Ready for Resale: Tips on Getting Ready to Sell Your Home

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Architectural Ceramic’s Lead Designer and Alexandria Showroom Manager, Jan Scalia, wants to help clients and the community to better understand the real estate and renovation process. Stop by Architectural Ceramic’s own Houzz page for more ideas on how to get your home ready to sell.

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Keeping Warm with Fireplace Tile

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Better yet, let’s look at a few fireplaces that feature Architectural Ceramics tile. AC’s porcelain Monticello Collection in the color Argento, image via Architectural Ceramic’s Houzz Project page. Want weekly updates about Architectural Ceramics and our product lines?

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Indonesian Inspiration: AC’s Batik Collection

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See how Architectural Ceramics used Indonesian textiles to inspire one of our newest glass tile collections: Batik. Please note that while we try to keep quantities readily available, depending on demand, Architectural Ceramics may not have all colors and sizes in stock at all times.

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

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Let’s take a look at one of Architectural Ceramic’s own in-stock products: Gears. Please note that while we try to keep quantities readily available, depending on demand, Architectural Ceramics may not have all colors and sizes in stock at all times. Summer is nearly over.

Cersaie 2015: Tile Trends From the World

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Design Innovation – This green wall is the Iris’s Slide ceramic series. Betty Sullivan is an owner of the family business Architectural Ceramics, Inc.

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A Latte Love: Fall Tile Inspiration

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Architectural Ceramic’s Baltimore Showroom Manager, Loren Tomas, created a mood board inspired by a hot Starbucks Chai Latte. We hope you get inspired for your next tile project: Photo: Chai Latte inspiration, compliments of Loren Tomas for Architectural Ceramics.

“Keeping Up With” Architectural

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This is Architectural Ceramics tile. You will see Architectural Ceramics in the credits of this show under photography. Can you guess what is in the background of this picture below? That’s right!

Not All Wood-Look Tiles Are Created Equal

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Ceramic vs. Porcelain Wood-Look Tiles. Beware of companies advertising tile as porcelain when it is actually a white body ceramic. For more Wood-Look tiles from Architectural Ceramics, see any of our wood-look lines below : Wood Replica.

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

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Let’s take a look at one of Architectural Ceramic’s own in-stock products: Gears. Please note that while we try to keep quantities readily available, depending on demand, Architectural Ceramics may not have all colors and sizes in stock at all times. Summer is nearly over.

Making a Statement with Shower Accent Walls

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Here, Architectural Ceramics highlights three projects that showcase showers in a big way. Photo: Guest bathroom designed by Holland Bath & Spa, featuring 1×3 glass from AC’s Suite series, color Mica; photo via Architectural Ceramics. Trends. They come and they go.

5 Unexpected Ways to Use Tile in Your Home

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Visit your local Architectural Ceramics showroom for endless custom possibilities. Architectural Ceramics Chantilly Showroom display of Cannes White Frost Glass Mosaic and a Plaque of the City Scape Glass Mosaic by Erin Adams for New Ravenna (above).

Cementing The Latest Trend In Design: Cement Tile

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Architectural Ceramics sells several varieties of cement tile in different colors, sizes, and patterns–including custom options! Wait…Cement Can Be Tile? Cement tiles are an ingenious combination of cement, marble powder, water, sand, pigments, time and patience.

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