Beauty In Terracotta ? The Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Center

Trendir Magazine

China’s massive Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Center is one of the most stunning modern examples of the beauty and practical applications of architectural terracotta. The ceramic interiors not only had to look good, but they also needed to meet the acoustic demands of the venues.

Take It Outside: Outdoor AC Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Check out a few Architectural Ceramics tile collections, suitable for outdoor use, that have you covered under foot and under water. From porcelain to specialty ceramic, here are how a few materials compare in an exterior application: Porcelain & Glass. Cement & Terracotta. Sorry wood-look porcelain, we’ve temporarily moved on, to cement and terracotta tile. Spaces are trending toward more natural material choices like cement and terracotta tiles.

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Geometric Grouting

Diary of a Tile Addict

Last year we covered the exciting collection Cava designed by LucidiPevere for Living Ceramics – a concrete-effect range focused on highlighting the wonders of coloured grout through a series of surface incisions. Cava Mosaic Beige and Tierra de Siena. Cava Black Mosaic. The new Cava Mosaic project takes the base idea of Cava – that grout is the key element when it comes to the tiles’ decor – and implements it in a new series of formats.

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Shaping up Nicely

Diary of a Tile Addict

Alteret ’s handmade Arabesque terracotta tiles not only lend themselves to the shape trend, but also to the rising interest in unique artisanal products. Made+39 ’s take on the classic mosaic sees a slight lean towards organic shapes with their Cube collection. Within this collection there is a play on relief to create variation in thicknesses and an alternative to a flat, smooth mosaic. From Domus ‘s New Terracotta range there are organic shapes aplenty.

Shaping up Nicely

Diary of a Tile Addict

Alteret ’s handmade Arabesque terracotta tiles not only lend themselves to the shape trend, but also to the rising interest in unique artisanal products. Made+39 ’s take on the classic mosaic sees a slight lean towards organic shapes with their Cube collection. Within this collection there is a play on relief to create variation in thicknesses and an alternative to a flat, smooth mosaic. From Domus ‘s New Terracotta range there are organic shapes aplenty.

Cevisama Curiosities II

Diary of a Tile Addict

Codicer also played with shape, using the same provenzal-style as their Hoxo Mix they developed this black and white series of musical ceramics. Roca displayed their Rock Art Shell fishscale mosaics with matching coloured grout.

Cevisama Curiosities II

Diary of a Tile Addict

Codicer also played with shape, using the same provenzal-style as their Hoxo Mix they developed this black and white series of musical ceramics. Roca displayed their Rock Art Shell fishscale mosaics with matching coloured grout.

Avente Tile Talk: Innovation, Design Take Center Stage at Cersaie

Tile Talk

With the close of the 30th edition of Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramics for Architecture and Bathroom Furnishings held annually in Bologna, Italy, once again proved itself as the launching pad for newly developed ceramic, porcelain, glass and mosaic tile products that will soon hit showrooms and the marketplace. Italian manufacturers have also seemed to embrace the warmth and appeal of terracotta. Mosaics. ceramic tile.

Avente Tile Talk: Tiles with a Classic Spanish Touch

Tile Talk

New Clay Arabesque Ceramic Tiles Offer Classic Spanish Touch. Similar in their hand-crafted workmanship to our line of Arabesque Spanish Cement Tile , our Clay Arabesque Ceramic Tile collection pays homage to its Moorish and Spanish tile roots with deep, rich colors and intriguing geometric shapes. Further adding to its inherit rustic appeal is the fact that our decorative, hand-painted Clay Arabesque Ceramic Tile is produced using a classic extruded red clay body.

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2020 Vision: Tile Trends to Look Forward to This Year

Garden State Tile Blog

Thanks to the latest technology in ceramic and porcelain glazes, pinks are now brighter, blues are bolder and greens are deeper. From mosaics to large formats, the opportunities are endless for integrating this versatile shape into interior designs.

3 Ways to Create Style with Plain Hexagon Tile

Tile Talk

Our style guide below uses both ceramic, porcelain, and cement tiles - all available from Avente Tile. Hexagon Saltillo tiles provide rustic charm with the natural color variations found in terracotta. Blend ceramic tile glaze colors or cement tile colors and texture to unique, one-of-kind designs. Create a colorful mosaic of hexagon tiles using three to five colors, then choose a size to accommodate the scale of the space. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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How to Use the 2019 Colors of the Year with Tile

United Tile's Blog

Antique Terracotta 6. Mosaics 3.Shadebox 4.Plank 5.Montage 6.Havana 7.Bohemia. This popular neutral comes in stone, porcelain, ceramic and glass tile. Color abounds! Even with countless colors at our disposal, we need to remind ourselves of that sometimes. It’s easy to get caught up in the comfort and familiarity of creams, whites, beiges and greys. But the promise of color – and the challenge of color! – is always there.

What tile should I pick if I don’t know my cabinets or counter yet?

Architectural Ceramics

You can even have a custom mosaic designed and fabricated just for your space. Personally I love hand-molded, hand painted, terracotta tiles and I have seen so many images where they just look fabulous, but a traditional terracotta tile is not something that would look good in my swanky little contemporary monochromatic cool-colored condo and they are pricey considering the value of my property. London White Ceramic Brick Tile.

Cement Tiles Inspired by World Travels

The Cement Tile

Ceramic tiles first made an appearance in the ninth or tenth century BC, with cement tile arriving quite a bit later in the 1800s when hydraulic presses were invented and Portland cement was discovered. Today, ceramic tile is still used all over the world, but the modern cement tile has enhanced the properties of the tile to be even more durable and longer-lasting. Zellige tiles are very traditional to this region and are made up of colorful mosaics.

Your Room’s Focal Point: The Fireplace

Architectural Ceramics

The product above is from our hand-painted terracotta Tabarka collection. Often we see a decorative fire-safe paneling on the back and sides of the firebox, and sometimes we see what looks like a regular ceramic tile. The product above is a fun chevron glass mosaic from our Devotion series, the pattern is Echo shown in the Million Dollar Blend. From small mosaics to larger field tiles and even slabs, the list of options is almost endless.

Tiles in Disguise: Wood, Brick & Natural Stone Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Our Absolute and Calacatta ranges both feature a subtle marbling, available in matching ceramic wall and porcelain floor tiles. The Morland tiles also have a marble effect design, and there is a matching mosaic tile to help you finish off the look. Terracotta Effect Tiles. Terracotta is a popular choice for kitchen floors, but requires regular cleaning and sealing using specialised products.

Kitchen Wall Tile Designs – How to Fit The Wall Tiles

INOKI

If you want to find the types of kitchen wall tile designs, you can find terracotta ceramic tiles, or mosaic tiles, geometric patterns for the tiles, and provided in various sizes and textures. To bring the exoticism of nature into your home may rather difficult especially if we do not have enough ideas to be applied, in this case is for kitchen space.

Old Meets New

Diary of a Tile Addict

These ceramic tiles are available in three rusty shades and five decors in natural colours. There doesn’t seem to be a specified era that consumers are set to be leaning towards, with preferences from old-world mosaics and traditional terracotta wear to 50s wallpaper and art deco. These handcrafted terracotta tiles come in a variety of colours, both bold and subtle, with natural variations in shade and texture.

Old Meets New

Diary of a Tile Addict

These ceramic tiles are available in three rusty shades and five decors in natural colours. There doesn’t seem to be a specified era that consumers are set to be leaning towards, with preferences from old-world mosaics and traditional terracotta wear to 50s wallpaper and art deco. These handcrafted terracotta tiles come in a variety of colours, both bold and subtle, with natural variations in shade and texture.

Avente Tile Talk: Relief Cement Tile

Tile Talk

Relief Cement Tiles Simulate Terracotta Is it cement or is it clay? Here two colors were used for the "terracotta body" and the black grout line is in relief. If you are thinking of using Spanish-style pavers or terracotta for your floor, consider what you can do with cement! ceramic tile. Margaret Almon Mosaics. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, August 14, 2012. Relief Cement Tile.

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Avente Tile Talk: Favorite Portuguese Tile Installations

Tile Talk

In last weeks post , Arpi Nalbandian started the month-long celebration by introducing the rich history and culture of Portugal, and the important role hand-painted ceramic tile has played. Portugal is a great place for ceramic tile lovers like me – it’s used everywhere. Kitchen Backsplash with 6"x6" Oporto Portuguese Ceramic Tiles. Detailed view: A medallion of Portuguese Braganza 3"x3" tiles on terracotta. ceramic tile. Margaret Almon Mosaics.

Avente Tile Talk: Tiles of the American Riviera - Santa Barbara, CA

Tile Talk

Everywhere you go within this elegant city, you’ll notice hand-painted terracotta and ceramic tiles gracing every niche, fountain, building façade, restaurant, and more. An Old World terracotta look is graced with intricately designed inserts. Hand-painted ceramic tiles that reflect the Spanish influence of Santa Barbara. Another example of hand-painted ceramic tile that reflects the citys Spanish influence. ceramic tile. Margaret Almon Mosaics.

Avente Tile Talk: Enduring Tile of the London Underground

Tile Talk

Finsbury Park on the Victoria Line has balloon mosaics in reference to the balloon launches at the park. His Arts and Crafts designs can still be recognized by their ox-blood red glazed terracotta block facades† Covant Garden Station. ceramic tile. Margaret Almon Mosaics. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Carter's Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and Fa. Fresh-Picked Gourmet Garden Ceramic Tiles. Tuesday, August 27, 2013.

Avente Tile Talk: Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

Tile Talk

Here are two great examples of the hand-painted Malibu ceramic tiles we offer: Malibu Catalina and Malibu Zeteca. The Paver Color Palette includes classic bisque colors in terracotta, red and brown that provides traditional style. As a retailer for handmade cement and ceramic tile products, weve seen many positives with Pinterest, including new business leads. Our Yucatan ceramic field tile can be purchased face-tape mounted in 2"x2", 1-1/4"x1-1/4", or 1-1/4"x2-1/2" formats.

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Avente Tile Talk: Spanish Tiles Make Magic

Tile Talk

Together with the terracotta Arabesque floor tiles, these La Merced ceramic tiles reveal a warm and friendly surrounding. Labels: bathroom design , ceramic tile , deco tile , decorative tile , hand painted Spanish tiles , handmade Spanish tile , wall tile. ceramic tile. Margaret Almon Mosaics. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Spanish Tiles Make Magic.

Avente Tile Talk: Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles

Tile Talk

The Rustic Spanish Paver color palette includes classic bisque colors in terracotta, red and brown that provides traditional style. ceramic tile. Margaret Almon Mosaics. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles. With their Moorish and Spanish influences, Arabesque designs and patterns have remained timeless and always in fashion (think Boho chic and the California missions).

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Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Design Trends & Tips

Tile Talk

Customers gravitate to the natural red, brown, and terracotta bisque colors these tiles adroitly mimic. ceramic tile. Margaret Almon Mosaics. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Cement Tile Design Trends & Tips. I love the color in this cement tile floor. Notice how the cement tile pattern blends similar colors to create a simpler pattern?

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Avente Tile Talk: Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

Tile Talk

The Paver Color Palette includes classic bisque colors in terracotta, red and brown hues that provide traditional style. ceramic tile. Margaret Almon Mosaics. Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic. Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. Youve changed the clocks, youve voted, the election season is over and fall is in full swing. Time to sit back, relax and get ready for Thanksgiving and the holidays. your next tile project.

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Avente Tile Talk: Designing with Tile: Fireplaces & Hearths

Tile Talk

Happily, along with this desire for something new and different, fireplaces are also enjoying their place in the renewal process with the limitless decorative possibilities of handmade cement tile, porcelain tile, glass tile, ceramic tile, and mosaic tile. Outdoor living area with a fireplace featuring a ceramic tile Pomegranate mural. Spanish style fireplace with imported ceramic tiles. A mid-century modern, two-sided fireplace featuring tile by Heath Ceramics.

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