Experimenting with Color

Tile of Spain USA

The first step in creating the indentitiy of a space is choosing a color palette. Color is key to building the personality of a space, it creates a lasting impression on each element of a room and allows us to explore our creativity.

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Full-On Color

Tile of Spain USA

Color is one of the main elements in interior design because of its powerful effect on the atmosphere and style of a space. For years, the number one trend in decor has been neutral shades and minimalism, however we are now seeing a welcome return of bold color. A report titled “Trends in Ceramic 2018-2019” compiled by the Observatory for Trends in Interiors talks about a new “mid-century colors” trend that is quickly overtaking the neutral minimalist trend of past years.

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Designing with Color: Chromatic Trends Inspired by Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

However, when it comes to defining the style and personality of a space, it is color that becomes the key decorative element. The diversity of colors and chromatic scales that can be found in the collections from Spanish manufacturers allows almost any color scheme to become a reality. .

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Pantone Color of the Year 2020 – Classic Blue

Architectural Ceramics

Pantone recently introduced their 2020 Color of the Year : Classic Blue. If you aren’t familiar with Pantone’s annual announcement, the Color of the Year a recurring pick from Pantone’s color experts that influences the gamut of design industries from fashion to interior design.

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Design Trends: The 2019 PANTONE Color of the Year

Architectural Ceramics

In 2016, PANTONE’s Color of the Year was Rose Quartz 13-1520. Learn more about how the PANTONE Color of the Year is selected, this year’s color: Living Coral, and how to incorporate it into your designed interior space (which we hope includes tile from Architectural Ceramics, of course). About the PANTONE Color Institute. Each year, the PANTONE Color Institute reveals its Color of the Year. Designers have the PANTONE Color of the Year (COTY).

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Colorful Bathroom Floor Tile Ideas

Why Tile

Colorful bathroom floor tile is just the pick-me-up we need to inspire our days, with options that span the rainbow and creative multicolor designs, as well. Here are some of our favorite colorful tile bathroom floors from Instagram, guaranteed to cheer you.

The Color Game

Tile of Spain USA

Choosing the right colors is key to building the personality of a home. Spanish Ceramics offers a wide range of colors, and each season presents new color combinations for all tastes. There are more options than ever for color and tone to give your home personality and to completely transform your space. Using multiple colors of the same tone is a way to add spaciousness, and a lot of light to the room.…

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Introducing New Tempered Colors 2020


The unique stone cleft of every piece brings a depth of color and texture for an incredibly impactful look. our Tempered Sapphire glazed stone tile is a modern, bold color that can be the perfect backdrop to inspire, create, and transform. Bewitching.

Get Inspired By This 1970s Color Flashback

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Get 1970s color inspiration from this stunning living room. Retro paint colors have us falling in love right now. Neutral colors have ruled the interior design world for years, but now we’re seeing exciting new colors everywhere. Though the colors we’re seeing may seem new, many are flashbacks to more colorful palettes of the past. The paint and decor colors of the 1970s are making their way back into today’s color palettes.

Color Forecast for 2021

Decorative Materials

Color forecasts have rarely been so reflective of current events as they are in 2021. It’s increasingly evident that the challenges of the past year are shaking up many of the trends we previously took for granted. Tile Trends

Grout Color Does Matter

The Tile Doctor

Yes, what you select for something as simple as your grout can make or break your projects appearance. Today you have what seems like an almost endless array of choices in Tile, Stone, Glass and even Mosaics. General

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Grout Color Guide: How to Choose the Right Grout Color for Your Tile

Why Tile

Picking out a tile color, pattern, shape, and layout is a fun part of designing your tile application, but all too often we forget about an equally important design element: grout color.

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Summer Grout Color Ideas

The Tile Doctor

If youand#39;ve got an outdoor tile project lined up, or even an indoor tile installation, why not consider summer colors to remind you all year round how wonderful summer is. Here are some summer grout color ideas to keep you warm.

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COLOR STUDY: The Year for Blue Hues


Following Sherwin-Williams’ announcement of its 2020 Color of the Year, a bold navy blue called Naval, Pantone named Classic Blue as it’s Color of the Year for 2020. It’s no surprise that these blue shades were selected as colors of the year.

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Tile Color Psychology: How Your Tile Color Affects Your Mood

Why Tile

Choosing tile colors for your decor is fun and creative. Simply, we recommend you choose a tile color you love. Of course, you’ll want to choose a tile color that works well for your space, matches the rest of your decor, and is something that you’ll enjoy looking at every day.

Ultimate Colors of the Year Palette

Why Tile

Every year, color authorities such as Pantone, Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore, and Behr share their new “colors of the year.” While each new color… The post Ultimate Colors of the Year Palette appeared first on Why Tile.

Pantone’s 2021 Color(s) of the Year

Garden State Tile Blog

Color is a powerful tool in the world of design. Its influence on human emotion has been long studied, proving that color is often affiliated with memories, people, places, culture, and life events – all which greatly impacts our moods. ” PANTONE COLOR INSTITUTE.

A Fresh Faced Enhancement: Color Blox 2.0

Garden State Tile Blog

Color Blox 2.0 by Crossville is a fresh faced enhancement to the Color Blox line that reignites the collection with bright playfulness grounded in nature’s roots. The post A Fresh Faced Enhancement: Color Blox 2.0

Pantone’s Color of 2017 at Modwalls Tile

Making Tile Modern

We love all shades of green here at Modwalls , so we’re oh so happy that this bright, fresh shade has been chosen as Pantone’s color of the year for 2017. Here are some of our favorite Greenery colored tile installations using a variety of Modwalls tile collections: Search Our Modwalls Tile Installation Galleries to see all of these rooms and more! GREENERY.

Color Forecast for 2020

Decorative Materials

Every year, Sherwin-Williams leads the way in design innovation by bringing the most inspiring color concepts to life. For 2020, the company's Colormix® forecast brings 45 of the most promising colors to the forefront.

Color It Up!

Architectural Ceramics

This mosaic would really brighten up a bathroom and I realized it fits perfect with Lemon Zest from Pantone’s 2013 ‘Fashion Color Report’ So I got to thinking it would be neat to find a tile option that compliments each ‘in fashion’ Pantone color. Save the best for last because Emerald is the 2013 color of the year :). I was looking through several tile images to find the perfect photo for our upcoming Home & Design Magazine AD.

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How to Choose Grout Colors

The Tile Doctor

Turning Grout Work into Art Work Learning how to choose grout color is important if you are ready to take advantage of the full range of possibilities when it comes to making the most out of each tile project you work on.

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What Color Grout to Use?

The Tile Doctor

Grout is a substance used in tile and mosaic installations. Many people donand#39;t think of it beyond its utilitarian purpose, but contractors, home designers, and DIY homeowners understand the decorative possibilities grout can bring to any space, indoors or outdoors. General

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The Colors of Happiness

Making Tile Modern

” That is how artist, resort-wear designer, and illustrator, Dana Cooper , describes a color. “Green, for me, is the color of happiness. It’s one of my favorite colors – specifically lime green. Cooper’s resort and swimwear reflect the colors and environments of her native home in Bermuda. “You’re surrounded by the Atlantic, and the colors of the sky…it’s like watching God in motion.”

5 Metallic Grout Color Options for Your Project

The Tile Doctor

One of the best ways to bring aesthetic pleasure to a home or business is the use of tile or mosaics. Tile projects can bring a great deal of eye appeal to any interior or exterior. General

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Why Colored Grout is Now The Latest Design Trend

The Tile Doctor

The days are gone when grout was just something functional you used to hold tiles in place. Grout is a serious consideration in the overall aesthetic of not only the tile work itself, but for every room in the house. General

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Color Change: Transforming Granada Tile’s Normandy Cement Tile Design

Granada Tile

Even within those collections, the sheer variety of color is tremendous. With that in mind, we thought we’d show you once again how just changing a few colors can totally alter the look of your cement tile design—and your tile installation. In two colors, especially pale neutrals, Normandy’s pattern is understated and restrained. Add another color—say something with a bit of contrast. Use eight colors and let your imagination go wild.

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Why Neutral Colors Are Best

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Do you think neutral colors are boring? Of course, there is always room for pops of color in your life, but there are a lot of good reasons to stick with a neutral color scheme for your interior design. Neutral colors don’t have to be boring! Neutral Colors Show Off Furnishings and Textures. If walls are painted in a bright orange, for example, then the bold color takes center-stage, making any textural elements disappear into the backdrop.

7 Unexpected Ways to Update Your Kitchen Color Palette

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

After our long-term love of neutral and sparkling-white kitchens, we’re all craving a bit more color. You don’t have to change everything about your beautiful kitchen just to add new colors to your palette. Adding colorful accents can be inexpensive, although you can also choose to have a bigger impact by increasing your budget. Before you start shopping, it’s important to narrow down your wish list for your new kitchen color palette.

Color Trends for 2020

Decorative Materials

Jewel tones are hot in 2019, and for good reason: these rich colors deliver instant glamour. That being said, today's most trend forward jewel tone hues look little like traditional takes on this familiar color scheme. Right not, it's all about edgy vibes. Two of the most notable themes in this jewel tone trend: new ideas for incorporating blue and green.

Cuban Tile Redux in Muted Color Palette

Tile Talk

For the last post of the year, I''m excited to share an exclusive tour of a private residence that uses Cuban Heritage cement tiles in a custom, muted color palette. However, the rug''s colors standout from the surrounding coral stone pavers and a more contemporary feel is maintained without the use of a border. Cuban Heritage Design 150 using a custom, muted color palette. Cuban tile in soft colors work well for this powder room floor and wainscot.

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8 Colorful Ways to Spruce Up Your Kitchen

Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens Inc.

But to be honest, these days people are looking for more color in their kitchens. To help you create the hue-infused kitchen space of your dreams, here are 8 colorful kitchen ideas: 1. Pops of Yellow. Surprisingly, the color looks pretty and modern against natural-colored walls.

Color Variation

United Tile's Blog

Color variation is something we discuss with our customers on a regular basis. It’s important to know if the product you’re ordering is going to have a uniform appearance, a subtle color range, or extreme variation. Being familiar and comfortable with color variation is especially important when it comes to dealing with natural stone. Royal Mosa 15Thirty, an example of a V-1 shade variation.

Exploring The 2020 Colors Of The Year

Garden State Tile Blog

Interior designers, artists and fine arts scholars have long believed that color can dramatically affect our moods. But what do these color selections really mean, and how can we use them to pave the way for the year ahead? ” – The Pantone Color Institute.

6 Sizes. 21 Colors. 4 Finishes: Introducing Tribeca

Garden State Tile Blog

Raw textures and gentle colors combine to create harmonious escapes with the Tribeca collection from Garden State Tile. 21 Colors.

Color: Blue

The Perfect Bath

Blue is not a color I think of often. Blue is also mentioned in the old testament as a rare and special color. Clearly the color spans a host of variations. Color can make a room feel uplifted and is a vital element in making it sophisticated, optimistic or inspired. With all its variations, blue is worth a try as an accent or mood-setting color in the bath. Uncategorized Color The only shade of it I wear is navy and I never use it in decorating.

Catch A Wave of Color & Texture

Garden State Tile Blog

Inspired by the coastal landscape of the Florida Keys, the Point Break glazed porcelain collection includes 3 sizes, 10 colors and a set of eclectic decos all reminiscent of the sea and sand. The post Catch A Wave of Color & Texture appeared first on Garden State Tile.

How do I Match Grout Color to Tile

The Tile Doctor

Matching grout color to tile is largely a matter of personal taste and preference. Here are some tips to choose the right grout color. What may look beautiful to one person can look appalling to another. General

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GIO Tile Looks at Color Psychology in the Work Environment


But, if you are considering a new office paint color, you’ll need to look beyond the trends, colors of the year, and even what you like. Color creates a powerful emotional stimulus, and your color choice can stimulate, energize, inspire, calm, soothe, or focus your employees. … Color Trends Workplace Design color psychology color trends office design workplace deisgn

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Ciao Tile

professing ‘color’ people, we can still appreciate its beauty… [petit trois : toilette]. we’ve been seeing a lot of blues on the scene lately, and though we’re not self-. image via estee stanley. style + design Tile Posts

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Popular Kitchen Colors

Conestoga Tile Blog

One of the key components to a kitchen design – and one of the cheapest and fastest ways to help update your kitchen – is paint or the color your paint your walls. Wall color can give your kitchen a lot of personality and life, even if you plan on going very neutral on your floors, cabinets, and counters. Blue is the hottest color in interior decorating right now, and there isn’t a single shade that isn’t making headlines somewhere.

Color Trends to Watch for in 2019


While color trends in commercial design tend to have some longevity, that doesn’t mean that each year doesn’t bring exciting new colors to the design table. Here’s a look at the upcoming color trends for 2019 and some of our products … The post Color Trends to Watch for in 2019 appeared first on Gio Tile. Color Trends Commercial Design Specifications Design Trends

Krylon’s 2019 Color of the Year: Gloss Gum Drop

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Krylon, a brand of Sherwin-Williams, just announced its 2019 color trends and its color of the year, a lush purple named Gloss Gum Drop. In addition to announcing Gloss Gum Drop, Sherwin-Williams already revealed the Valspar + HGTV Home 2019 color trends. Krylon proves that you don’t necessarily need a paint brush to achieve perfect color. The 2019 color trends also prove that spray paint is versatile enough to achieve a variety of looks, ranging from rustic to urban.