Designing with Ceramic Wood

Tile of Spain USA

Interior design and decor are forever seeking new formulae for reinterpreting designs based on natural materials that are suited to spaces of all kinds and styles. Ceramic reinterpretations of materials found in nature make it possible for designers to achieve high levels of originality through an infinite number of different formats, colors and installation patterns. Design Ceramic Wood Design Trends interior design Spanish Tile Tile of Spain Wood Look

Week of August 31st, 2020 – Southern Hospitality & Design

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Inspired by its Southern roots and the history of horse-racing, we turn to our top 5 design posts of this week, featuring some southern-style charm that’s full of character and inspiration. Southern Design Tips by a Southern Designer.

Week of September 14th, 2020 – Latin American Design Influences

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Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. September is Hispanic Heritage month and we are taking the opportunity to focus on the influence of Latin American Design. In more modern times, we’ve seen a shift towards just that – modernity within design. Influential Latin American Designers.

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Our Favorite Fall Tile Designs

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After all, we’re a bunch of tile-obsessed designers. They LOVE to design with tile so much they submitted not one, but THREE Fall inspired tile pairings for us to enjoy! Desiree McCrorey, one of our residential designers, is so warm and positive we love being in her presence. Her personality and timeless design aesthetic keep her Bethesda clients coming back to see her, time and time again. Designers with over 36 years of combined experience(!),

Top 5 Design Posts – Fashion Week

Architectural Ceramics

In honor of the relationship between fashion and interior design, we’ve gathered up the Top 5 Design posts dealing with clothing, closets, and everything fashion! 15 Architectural Set Designs Created for Fashion Month 2019 , dezeen. Design for your Brand.

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Week of September 21st, 2020 – Design Rewind: Return of the ’70s

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. This week’s top 5 design posts are centered around the comeback of ‘70s design in the 21 st century. Take a trip down memory lane with our top 5 design posts of the week, featuring some truly groovy design trends.

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Designing with Color: Chromatic Trends Inspired by Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

Thanks to their versatility in finish, format, shape and size, ceramic tiles offer an unlimited number of design solutions for residential and commercial spaces with which we can explore. Design 2020 Trends Ceramic Tiles Color Spanish Tile Tile of Spain

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Week of July 27th, 2020 – American Designers

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. As Summer dwindles on, let’s take a moment to honor our favorite designers hailing from the United States! Featuring some names and trends on the forefront of modern American design, as well as some unexpected ways to cut down your new commute time to the home-office, truly a new-age American trend. Take a look our top 5 design posts of the week below! Designer Spotlight: Lauren Liess , AllSortsOf.

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Sexy Home Design Styles Make a Comeback

JG Kitchens

I recently returned from the massive Design & Construction Week expo in Las Vegas. I’ll be sharing numerous articles in this space over the next couple of months about my favorite products and trends observed from my official show coverage for the San Diego Union-Tribune , Kitchen & Bath Design News , , New Home Source and HomLuv. This was not your Realtor’s design show!

Week of July 6th, 2020 – National Parks & Design

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Check out 5 park-themed design articles below for some inspiration! Hughesumbanhower Architects (HUUM) really thought of everything when designing this stunning Montana home. Cottonwood Canyon Design Inspiration.

Week of June 29th, 2020 – American Design

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Check out these top 5 design posts of the week, all selected to make sure you’re equipped with all the tools necessary to celebrate your day of independence, 2020 style! Check out this amazing design and the utilization of such a small space, and immerse yourself in a getaway so close to the hustle and bustle of life in the city. American Design and Trend’s Over the Decades. African American Influence on American Design.

Five Facets Of Wellness Design Enhance Homes During Quarantine

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Week of September 9th, 2019 – Scottish Heritage in Design

Architectural Ceramics

The 2019 Highland Games wrap up September 21 st , and they’ve inspired us to take a look at Scottish design. From grand castles to moody cabins on the moors – we’ve found some great interior design inspiration straight from Scotland. Scotland’s first minister prioritises design with rotating exhibition , dezeen. Scottish design has come a long way since the construction of lofty castles in the Highlands. Sightseeing for Design.

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Tile Trends at Coverings — From Kitchen & Bath Design News

JG Kitchens

Read all about them in my latest report for Kitchen & Bath Design News, the leading trade magazine for the industry. The post Tile Trends at Coverings — From Kitchen & Bath Design News comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold Kitchen, Bath And Wellness Design, LLC. This month’s Trend Spotting takes us to Orlando, where the massive Coverings tile expo took place. Check out the latest global tile trends. Which ones do you love?

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Top 5 Design Posts of the Week – Restaurant Week

Architectural Ceramics

In honor of this celebration of diners, lounges, and eateries, we’ve compiled some restaurant design posts to inspire you. Dream, Dine and Design. 14 of the Best Designed Hotel Resaurants in the U.S. Inside the Design of NYC’s Most Stylish New Restaurant , Architectural Digest.

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Week of August 24th, 2020 – Pet Friendly Design

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Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. It’s no surprise homeowners go above and beyond when it comes to designing a home with a pet in mind which can present its own unique challenges. Keeping Pets in Mind While Designing a Home. Designing a Pet Friendly House , BYHYU.

Real Estate Trends Impacting Design — From KBDN

JG Kitchens

If you’re in the residential realm, this first of two articles on real estate trends impacting design and remodeling choices can help you get better results. The post Real Estate Trends Impacting Design — From KBDN comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold Kitchen, Bath And Wellness Design, LLC. Are you planning on selling your home this year? Or do you sell client or investment properties?

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Design Thoughts – Winter Restaurant Week 2020

Architectural Ceramics

As designers, we are who we are, delighting in the visual appeal of the restaurants and are always on the lookout for innovative and fun tile applications. For us, there is one obvious tile that would fit this design perfectly, and that is our Raku glazed handmade Euphoria ceramic.

Week of August 3rd, 2020 – Library Design

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Wee k. From a single bookshelf and your favorite beanbag, to a grand display of thousands of bindings, there’s something for everyone’s inner bookworm in this week’s top 5 design posts! There’s no rhyme or reason or overall sense of unifying design that screams “America” which is why our libraries also range in such a variety of styles and trends. 35 Home Library Ideas with Beautiful Bookshelf Designs , Architectural Digest.

Week of August 26th, 2019 – Sound & Interior Design

Architectural Ceramics

Music moves us, so is it any wonder that it should inspire interior design too? Concert halls leave architects and designers a huge opportunity to design impressively artistic spaces, but every space should consider sound in its design. Reducing workplace noise with integrated acoustic ceiling and lighting systems, Work Design Magazine. Office sound design not only needs to help employees work more efficiently – it should look good too.

Week of March 30, 2020 – Design Trends

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Design trends pull from all aspects of society and do a fair bit of influencing in return. Take a look at our Top 5 Design post to see a variety of tasteful designs, and maybe you’ll be able to identify some of the emerging trends for 2020. Design by Celebs. 15 Celebrities Share Their Home Design Philosophies , Architectural Digest. Browse through his home for some must-haves for your next design project.

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Six favorite kitchen and bath design trends

JG Kitchens

This week, I’m going to focus on my six favorite kitchen and bath design trends. You can see their influence in design styles – glass-front appliances, thin countertops, sleek curves and glossy neutrals. You see it in how functional space is designed so you can use, charge and store your devices in the kitchen or bath. When I began designing kitchens and baths 10 years ago, features like full-extension, soft-close drawers were a major cabinet upgrade.

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Week of August 10th – Work from Home Design Tips

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Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Check out our top 5 designs of the week below and have some inspiration for this upcoming Fall! Home Schooling Design Inspiration for Stay-at-Home Classes. Designing a space alongside your children as helpers can be a fun task, and allows them to give input on things that will keep them smiling during those ever-lasting Zoom calls. Quick Study Room Design Trends. 40 Brilliant Study Area Ideas and Designs , Reno Guide.

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Week of February 24th, 2020 – Man Cave & Bar Designs

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Sports, music, film and other aspects of pop culture are great places for the design process to begin. Take a look at our Top 5 Design Posts of the week showcasing some awesome man cave and bar designs ideas that could be in your home next!

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BDNY 2019 – Trends & Tile at Boutique Design New York

Architectural Ceramics

In its 10 th year, Boutique Design New York (BDNY) showcases trends targeted to the hospitality boutique and lifestyle market. With over 750 manufacturers, and attended by 8,000+ designers, architects, owners, developers and specifiers, the two inspiring days each November are nothing less than exciting and drool-worthy. Regardless, if you are a hospitality designer or a homeowner, BDNY is a great place to check out what’s trending and who doing what at this moment in time.

Designer Backed Insight for Today’s Interior Designs

Garden State Tile Blog

One of the most exciting parts of interior design is the consistent change that comes along with it. But no matter the space or direction, all great design starts with a little bit of research. From color trends to predictions for the future, Garden State Tile has compiled a list of professional insight from Interior Designers to get you ready for your next home project. What is your favorite trend you are seeing in Interior Design right now and how do you execute it? .

Playlist of the Week – Design Trends

Architectural Ceramics

Design is an ever-evolving art form that draws inspiration from everywhere from art movements to fashion. Check out our Design Trends playlist that you can enjoy while relaxing at home and see what inspiration strikes. Design Trends Playlist. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is always happy to help advise on tile design. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. Week of March 30th, 2020.

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Design Trends: Going for Gold

Architectural Ceramics

Until then, we’re here to get you in the holiday mood with two mood boards that are spot-on with a current interior design trend: going for gold, home accents that is. This small-scale decorative tile adds interest to the other flat field tiles featured on the mood board, because of its etched design. You’ll find golden nuggets like this and others by browsing one of our DC-metro area showrooms and speaking with our knowledgeable sales and design associates.

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Week of July 13th, 2020 – Environmentally Conscious Design Trends

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. We’re always looking for fun and creative ways to make a design statement, and what better way to show off a new trend than by having it be environmentally friendly and eco-conscious! There are lots of ways to show support for the Earth while still having an elevated sense of style, from something as simple as using recycled materials to designing 100% self-sufficient homes. Easy Eco-Friendly Design Tips. Green Design Projects Highlight.

Tiled Stair Riser Design Picks

Tile Talk

Nothing adds more curb appeal, sense of personal style, and a real design punch than using decorative tiles on stair risers. Quarter-design patterns can be used to add geometric interest to the design. I love how quarter-design patterns can be broken up to create additional interest and their own unique pattern. In the photo above, the quarter-design pattern on the decorative tiles would create a square when placed together on a wall.

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Week of March 2, 2020 – Workplace and Office Design

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. Check out this week’s Top 5 Design Posts to see how offices are adapting to the new wave of employee needs. Natural light and succulents are some of the many design trends that offices around the world are including in their workplaces to create a healthier work environment. Firm Architects Creates the Epitome of a Good Office in Amsterdam , Design-Milk. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is always happy to help advise on tile design.

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Designer Insights with Bill Buyok

Tile Talk

With that in mind, here are the Designer Insights of Bill Buyok. Bill Buyok's Designer Insights were originally published Tuesday, May 19 on the Terry's Fabrics Blog by Tudor Davies. It's only one in a collection of Designer Insights compiled by Tudor and his team that profile designers and design enthusiasts. If you enjoy Bill's insights, be sure to visit the Terry's Fabrics blog and peruse all of the Designer Insights. design ideas designer insights

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Design Your Slabs

Diary of a Tile Addict

With Design Your Slabs, any image or design can be recreated on FIANDRE ceramic surfaces. This precise technology makes easy work of even the slightest detail, enabling never-before-imagined designs on an incredibly grand scale. FIANDRE’s catalogue demonstrates just how ingenious these designs can be, with aquarium recreations, pop-art imitations, depth-play optical illusions, and stunning patterns to name a few.

Week of September 16th, 2019 – Top 5 Fall Design Posts

Architectural Ceramics

As Summer fades away and the leaves begin to change, we’d like to take a moment for some Autumn interior design inspirations. Designer Lauren Liess is diving into Fall with a ton of new projects, not the least of which is our soon-to-launch tile collection. Super Bowl Exclusive: 5 Cool Design Features of Mercedes-Benz Stadium , Interior Design. Massimo Listri Offers a Look Inside the World’s Most Beautiful Libraries , Interior Design.

Week of July 29th, 2019 – Hotel Design and Vacation Inspiration

Architectural Ceramics

Feeling comfortable in your home away from home is something that hospitality interior designers take seriously – and it shows from some of the posts we’ve uncovered this week. Beyond hotels, this week’s Top 5 Design Posts also feature the Lawn exhibit at the National Building Museum and a mountain retreat with all the bells and whistles. Hot Hotel Designs. The 21 Hottest Design Hotels for 2019 , Architectural Digest. Other hotel designs of note?

Playlist of the Week: National Parks Design

Architectural Ceramics

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is always happy to help advise on tile design. Visit one of our DC, MD, or VA tile showrooms for a free tile design consultation. Week of July 6th, 2020.

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Designer Spotlight: Kristin Rocke

Granada Tile

Of course, when we encounter a new designer, we’re always curious to learn more about them! Kristin is new to us but she’s already making a name for herself in the design world. In fact, she was recently named to TradHome’s top 10 designers to watch! Designer Spotlight Bilbao Designer to watch We first met Kristin Rocke when she contacted us to create some custom Bilbao tiles for a project she was working on.

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Bathrooms that Inspire Design

Tile of Spain USA

Here’s a look at some bathrooms featuring Tile of Spain products that will hopefully inspire your next design project. Spanish ceramic tile can be seen on commercial buildings or in homes. It can be used on interiors and exteriors. If modern and dramatic is desired, consider Sea Silver series from Porcelanosa. The dimensional wavy silver tiles create a mirrored effect. The Termal series from Pamesa features a textured look in gray and tan variations.

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Week of July 22nd, 2019 – History of Design

Architectural Ceramics

Chances are, you picture very different designs when you think of the 20s vs the 70s. If you need a refresher, you can get a crash course in architecture and design from this handy Décor Aid article. While interior design styles are eternally evolving, sometimes contemporary designers borrow from the past to create something new. This week, we have selected design projects that pull from classic inspirations or point towards the future. Modern Design.

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Wellness by Design Book Preview

JG Kitchens

My new book, Wellness by Design: A Room-by-Room Guide to Optimizing Your Home for Health, Fitness and Happiness will publish on May 26. WELLNESS DESIGN BOOK — QUICK PREVIEW We all know by now how to keep our bodies healthy — eat well, exercise regularly, and minimize stress.

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What’s In For Outside Design


As an alternative to natural stone and concrete, porcelain pavers have become a big trend in outdoor design. Though porcelain tile options have long been available for outdoor use, these thick, high-tech pavers are made from the highest grade porcelain and are specifically designed for easy installation over a variety of foundations, including grass, sand, gravel, … The post What’s In For Outside Design appeared first on Gio Tile.

Designing the Perfect Kids’ Bathroom

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

I asked some of the people known for designing bathrooms and selling homes to provide insight on this topic. “When designing this space, we incorporated each of their favorite colors and chose to have fun by painting the clawfoot tub a bold pink color,” he says. The bathroom above was designed by AFT Construction in Scottsdale, AZ. Leavitt says it’s also important to design the bathroom based on needs.

Plus Design + Plus Design + Plus Design…

Making Tile Modern

Clayhaus for Modwalls® Plus Design Mosaics are now available in both 2″ and 4″ sizes!!! Modwalls 2″ Plus Design Mosaic shown in Milk, Splash, and Brine. Modwalls 4″ Plus Design Mosaic shown in Milk , Splash , Brine , amd Wheatgrass. 2″ Plus Design Mosaics are $52.95 * per 1.06 4″ Plus Design Mosaics are $45.95 * per 1.06 PLUS , we couldn’t be more thrilled to add our Wheatgrass color to this super fun mix.