November, 2017

Going Above & Beyond: Backsplash Tile That Wows

Architectural Ceramics

Thanksgiving. We all know a lot of effort goes into making a meal that typically features turkey. We all spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking in front of our backsplash. While subway tile is a popular option and has it’s place, we’re here to challenge the norm.

Made Piece by Piece: The Terrazzo Look Weighs In

Tile of Spain USA

The terrazzo look, or stracciatella look – from the Italian word ‘stracciato’ – is a revamped trend being showcased in design shows and trade fairs all over the world. Traditional terrazzo is made up of stone chips that were set in concrete and polished to create a smooth surface.

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Why You Should Consider Cement Tiles Over Other Flooring Types

Granada Tile

Your indoor flooring needs to be able to handle a lot of use and abuse, especially in high traffic areas. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to settle for function over beauty; it just means you should consider alternative options to the more common choices like wood, stone, or laminate.

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How to Measure Your Room for Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Thinking of giving your kitchen or bathroom a refresh? Planning on revamping your hallway floors? Whichever room in your home you are buying tiles for, it’s important to measure properly so you get the right amount of tiles.

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CERSAIE 2017: Trends to Look for in 2018

As The Tile Turns

Every year, CERSAIE sets the tone for the hottest trends in the tile industry. The annual event is the tile equivalent of New York Fashion Week ; it highlights new concepts bound to take over next season. Tile Trends Expert Advice

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Turnkey Tile Installation Business for Sale - Classified Ad

Tile Excellence

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A Growing Trend: Matte Black Tile is Back

Architectural Ceramics

In the month of November, we’re thankful for Thanksgiving feasts, Black Friday sales, and the ‘Movember’ trend where men grow a mustache to bring awareness to men’s health.

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How to Clean and Maintain Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Cement tiles are one of the most popular materials on the market today. They wow with their many beautiful patterns and colors, and impress with their nearly unmatched durability and longevity.

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November Featured Tiles: Panache & Temple

The London Tile Co.

Another new month is here and with it brings comfort food, fireworks and fairy lights. Many of us will be hosting family and friends over the festive period and want our homes to look their best – particularly kitchens for those preparing a feast of food. Updating your splashback with new tiles is a great way to give your kitchen a quick refresh and now is the perfect time do so.

Allison Eden Studios: Custom glass mosaics handcrafted in NYC

As The Tile Turns

Allison Eden Studios is one of the country’s leading glass tile suppliers for commercial and residential interior decor. Based in Brooklyn, their in-house design team has over 40 years of collective experience and creates unique tile patterns and artwork for a wide range of projects. Insider

Picking Flooring for Your Home: Make the Right Choice Every Time with our Step-by-Step Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Flooring is one of the most important design decisions you can make. Image: ADM Flooring Design There’s no getting around it: Picking flooring for your home is a big decision.

Unique Bedroom Flooring Idea: Stone Tiles

Conestoga Tile Blog

If you’re tired of the same old look in your bedroom and want to try something that will get attention, consider stone tile for your bedroom floors. Tile is a material you can feel comfortable with on your kitchen floor or backsplash, but it can just as easily ramp up the style in your sleeping area.

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Standing Out in the World of Tile Design with David Carson

Tile of Spain USA

At Cevisama 2017, graphic design guru and world renown surfer David Carson took the stage to discuss his collaboration with Cas Ceramica and his introduction into the world of ceramics.

Unexpected Places to Use Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

It’s no secret how popular cement tiles have become in the past few years. It seems everyone from top celebrity stylists to DIY bloggers have realized the many benefits and ways to use cement tiles for top-notch personal style.

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Gorgeous Grey Bathroom Featuring Scone Patterned Tiles

The London Tile Co.

We are completely in love with this bathroom – from the modern grey tiles to the pops of mustard yellow, it’s cool and modern but totally functional. Blogger Jasmin, the brains behind hit blog Brick Dust Baby , is chronicling the journey she and her young family are taking by completely renovating their Victorian house in Hove, Brighton. This project proves that space isn’t everything. The compact bathroom exudes urban cool and has everything a young family could need.

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7 Home Improvement Tips For Every Homeowner

Kitchen and Residential Design

Big projects or small, home improvement is a challenging, costly, and time-consuming task. Whether you are hiring someone to help you out or doing it yourself, there are many things that have to be considered. Here are seven tips for every homeowner who has caught the home improvement bug.

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Splurging vs. Saving: Where It’s Worth Investing in Interior Design

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Interior design is much more affordable when you know where to splurge and where to save.

New Product: Sant’Agostino Shadebox

United Tile's Blog

SHADEBOX is a stunning collection of three separate series that all work impeccably together to create one style. SHADELINES is a porcelain body with irregular lines on the surface, creating a wavy and three-dimensional motion. This provides a relief resin effect.

Atlas Concorde Marvel Stone and Room

ISC Surfaces

Marvel Stone - Cream Prestige & Nero Marquina Marvel Stone creates harmony with a beautiful mix of marble and stone look tiles. This line offers a realistic visual of marble veining and tonalities along with luxurious contemporary design.

8 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Cement tiles are many things, but the one thing they’re not is overrated. If you think cement tiles are only popular now because of their beautiful designs and celebrity designer praise, think again.

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Hex Appeal: GIO Looks at Six-Sided Tile Style

Giotile

Geometric shapes in interior design are a hot trend, and it’s no stretch to proclaim that the six sided honeycomb-like hexagon has become the queen bee of all shapes, especially when it comes to ceramic tile. There’s something about the hex shape that designers love.

Bathroom Remodeling

Conestoga Tile Blog

Photo Credit: Dougherty Home Improvements, Camp Hill, PA. Whether you have kids or guests, your full bath may be used regularly. There are some major things to keep in mind while remodeling a full bathroom.

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How to Decorate with Orange to Stylishly Warm Up Any Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Mandarin, pumpkin spice, sunset, warm persimmon … these are all paint color names for orange.

AlysEdwards at Rubble Tile: Tongue in Chic Ceramic Tile Collection

Rubble Tile

AlysEdwards, an innovative and trusted Rubble Tile vendor, never fails to disappoint with their stylish, high quality tile collections, as well as with their penchant for humor. Their ceramic collection, Tongue in Chic, is no exception. These glossy ceramic tiles are available as 2.5″x10.5″ ″x10.5″ ″ field tiles in twelve different colors, each of which contains a play […].

American Olean's Newest Stone Looks - Merit & Vellagio

ISC Surfaces

Merit Brown 12x24 Merit Light Gray 12x24 Merit is a contemporary stone look designed for open environments. Use it to create a continuous look inside and out, with large format tiles, neutral colors, and realistic veining and variation.

All About the Craftsmanship of Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Cement tiles aren’t just popular because of the stunning designs available, they’re also one of the most durable types of tile on the market. In fact, there are many examples of 100-year-old cement tile installations that still look great today. So what is it that makes cement tiles so hardwearing?

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12 Country Chic Ideas for Your Fireplace

Trendir Magazine

With numerous different holidays quickly approaching upon us it may be time to re-decorate your living room and give it a warm festive feel. One living room item that will always remain a classic staple in any home is a fireplace.

2018 Coverings Tile/Stone Awards Open

Stone Update

Entries for exemplary installation and design accepted online until Jan. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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Decorating with Mustard Yellow for a Mid-century Holiday Season

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Want to add an unexpected color to your modern decor? Decorating with mustard yellow may be the answer.

Unique Bedroom Flooring Idea: Stone Tiles

Conestoga Tile

If you’re tired of the same old look in your bedroom and want to try something that will get attention, consider stone tile for your bedroom floors. Tile is a material you can feel comfortable with on your kitchen floor or backsplash, but it can just as easily ramp up the style in your sleeping area.

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Unique Bedroom Flooring Idea: Stone Tiles

Conestoga Tile Blog

If you’re tired of the same old look in your bedroom and want to try something that will get attention, consider stone tile for your bedroom floors. Tile is a material you can feel comfortable with on your kitchen floor or backsplash, but it can just as easily ramp up the style in your sleeping area.

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Granada Tile’s Badajoz Cement Tile Makes This Kitchen A Classic

Granada Tile

Badajoz Cement Tile Grounds A Stunning Classic Kitchen Design. For this kitchen remodel, in a Portland, Oregon condominium, interior designer Jessica Helgerson, project manager Em Shephard and the rest of the team at Jessica Helgerson Interior Design conceived of a bold, graphic space.

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ARDEX Introduces UI 720™ FLEXBONE® Floating Uncoupling Membrane in Convenient Sheets

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA (November 7, 2017) – ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX UI 720™ FLEXBONE® Floating Uncoupling Membrane is now available in convenient sheets for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America.

Stimac New Braxton-Bragg CEO

Stone Update

Succeeds Rich Hassert, who retires; brings extensive sales, marketing experience to stone-supplies distributor. Featured Company Insider News

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Decorating With Color: Shop Plum and Wine Decorating Ideas for a Cozy Nest

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. The latest rich hues of plums, wines and berries are a vibrant way to warm up your neutral space for the holidays.

15 Glass Coffee Tables To Display In Your Formal Living Room

Trendir Magazine

Modern and sleek, these pieces are made to fill spaces with poise and elegance. Certainly not family-friendly, they fit best inside spaces that offer up a more sophisticated scene. These 15 glass coffee tables are perfect for displaying inside of your formal living room.

The Perfect Kitchen for The Entertainer

Conestoga Tile Blog

A party is not a party unless you are throwing it. Over the years, you have been referred to as the “best party host.” But if you are being honest, you could not have gotten to this place without your kitchen.