An Eye on Design in Cuba

The Perfect Bath

I had been thinking about going to Cuba for awhile, but did not act on my impulse until a chance meeting at our Waterworks Kitchen showroom with designer Todd Klein, who mentioned a trip he was taking to Cuba. Yet there is something hopeful for the future of preservation in Cuba.

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Cement Tiles Around the World [Infographic]

Granada Tile

It’s no wonder Cuba is so famous for its salsa dancing with the swirling floral motifs, flowing waves, and spinning star patterns tiled underfoot, beckoning lively footwork! Cement tiles can be seen across countless blogs and magazines in countries around the world.

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Hispaniola Relief Cement Tiles Offer Island-Like Feel

Tile Talk

Desination: Cuba. "I Closed off for many decades, Cuba offers a rare glimpse at vintage 1950s architectural and design elements, including cement and encaustic tile colors and patterns. Colorful, dimensional Hispaniola cement tiles liven up a powder room.

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Cement Tiles Around the World (Infographic)

Granada Tile

It’s no wonder Cuba is so famous for its salsa dancing with the swirling floral motifs, flowing waves, and spinning star patterns tiled underfoot, beckoning lively footwork! Share this Image On Your Site. </p><br </p><br /><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to www.granadatile.com with this graphic.</strong></p><br

Cuban Tile Redux in Muted Color Palette

Tile Talk

Because of their ubiquitous use in residential and commercial applications on the island of Cuba, cement tiles became known as Cuban tiles in some parts of the world. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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Cement Tiles Inspired by World Travels

Granada Tile

Cuban tile brings the warmth and color from Havana and Camaguey, Cuba to your home or business to provide for a lively atmosphere.

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Support the Tile Heritage Foundation

Tile Talk

Shortly after I started Avente Tile, I remember Jorge Aguayo, of Aguayo Tile explaining that he had discovered many floors in disrepair while visiting Cuba. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Tiles tell tales!" is the way Sheila A.

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Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Designs That Impress!

Tile Talk

Cement tiles are often called Cuban tiles because of their ubiquitous use in both residential and commercial applications on the island of Cuba when it was a tropical playground. Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Cement Tile Designs That Impress!

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Avente Tile Talk: Thanks to the Tile Heritage Foundation

Tile Talk

Shortly after I started Avente Tile, I remember Jorge Aguayo, of Aguayo Tile explaining that he had discovered many floors in disrepair while visiting Cuba. Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Thanks to the Tile Heritage Foundation. Editorial Note (Jan.

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Relax and Enjoy a Beautiful Bath

The Perfect Bath

I am just back from Cuba and have not had time to process any of my photographs. Instead, I am sharing another great bath. This beautiful space has been designed to feature the Empire tub as a piece of sculpture.

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Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos: Name confusion

Mosaicos

In America they are often called Cuban tiles , as Cuba was Spanish until 1898, there is a great tradition of making cement tiles. First the the companies from Spain exported them, later factories were established in Cuba. Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos. about tiles - mainly about patterned floor tiles made either of cement or clay. Pages. About. Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Name confusion.

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How Successful Interior Designers Got Their Start — and How You Can, Too

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: One Kings Lane Vicente Wolf Wolf was born in Cuba to parents in the building business. Image: One Kings Lane If you love working with people and enjoy the world of design and decorating, you might be thinking about becoming an interior designer. According to the U.S.

Washington D.C. Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

For the more frugal consumer, Cuba Libre offers affordable happy hour and late-night salsa dancing. Camden NoMa Rooftop in Washington D.C. To continue our new series of discovering the best places to live within the vibrant cities across the U.S., we have explored Washington D.C.

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Red Penguins, Cooking, Friends & Iron Chef

Time2Design

During our visit we had the pleasure of viewing their current Cuba Now installation. I have returned from my trip to GE Monogram''s Experience Center and wow what fun.

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