May, 2019

May Featured Tiles: Malmo Cement Effect & Aquarius Stone Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

May seems to have crept up on us and we’re finding it hard to believe we’ll soon be half way through 2019. We’re looking forward to BBQ season and seeing all the wonderful garden designs created using our range of outdoor porcelain tiles.

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5 Unique Ways to Incorporate Handmade Cement Tiles to Your Home

Granada Tile

In a world of IKEA furniture and DIY projects, architects and designers need to be creative when adding unique elements to a home.

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Ceramic: A Safe Choice

Tile of Spain USA

Did you know that ceramic is a safe and completely recyclable material? It’s hygienic, hypoallergenic, and it is ideal for almost any space. Because ceramic a natural and safe material, it works for virtually any room in the home.

Budgeting for a Kitchen Remodel

Architectural Ceramics

So you’re looking to remodel your kitchen. But how much does it cost to renovate a kitchen? Depending on the size of your space and the quality of finishes you’re looking to add, the total can range between $8,000 and $30,000+.

National Kitchen & Bath Association 2019 Bathroom Design Trends

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) released its 2019 Bathroom Design Trends, which coincided with its annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), celebrating the best in kitchen and bathroom design trends.

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Mirrored Tile

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Nothing throws light around a room like mirrored tile can. From reflective glazes on 3D ceramic, to completely mirrored glass tiles, there are loads of mirrored tile styles that can turn an everyday space into a jewel box. Read more here: [link].

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Nemo’s Nouveau

Diary of a Tile Addict

Wood-effect tiles are a special creation- the resistance and lifespan of ceramic with the natural beauty of timber, plus the freedom and luxury to combine wood with underfloor heating.

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Case Study: Spanish Ceramic Tiles Play a Key Role University Expansion

Tile of Spain USA

Designed by renowned architect Alberto Campo Baeza , the newest addition to the Francisco de Vitoria University Campus in Pozuelo, Madrid houses athletic facilities and classrooms for student use.

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Celebrating Distinctions in Mexican History and Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Mexico is a country whose customs are rich in tradition, be it celebrating a day in history like Cinco de Mayo with an elaborate festival, or hand-crafting Saltillo tile almost the same way today as was done at its conception decades ago.

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National Kitchen & Bath Association 2019 Kitchen Design Trends

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) released its 2019 Kitchen Design Trends report. The report coincided with its annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), celebrating the best in kitchen and bathroom design trends.

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‘Fabric Look’ in Why Tile Inspiration Gallery

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

In honor of #NationalTextilesDay, we’re sharing some of our favorite ceramic tiles made to look like textiles. Incorporating the look and texture of linens and other fabrics, gives your space a good base layer to build on. See examples of this tile style in the Why Tile Inspiration Gallery.

Tile Store, Why Your Installer Should Go With You!

How to Floor Tile

There are a lot of important items to consider when selecting tile. One is cost of installation. Why do we charge X for one type of tile and Y for another? It's easy to answer, some tile is much more time consuming to install than others.

Decoraciones modernas de casas.

Granada Tile

Decoración de baño por Stefanie Rosa´s usando los azulejos de concreto Athens de Granada Tile. En el mundo del diseño de interiores y muebles IKEA, los arquitectos y diseñadores deben ser creativos al momento de agregar elementos únicos a las decoraciones del hogar.

Add Style & Flair to Your Outdoor Spaces with Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

With spring upon us and summer quickly approaching, the outdoor spaces your home has to offer are becoming more and more important. Whether enjoying a springtime wine night or a summer barbecue, decks, patios and gardens can prove to be just as important as the inside of your home.

Think Outside the Box: Rethinking the Square Shower Niche

Architectural Ceramics

The shower niche. It’s not going away, but we want to know – where is it going next? Time and time again, a square shower niche is recessed between two wall studs, above the water controls and below the shower head, but let’s stretch conventional thinking.

Kitchen Sinks: How to Choose the Best Style for Your Needs

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

In terms of functionality, the sink is a vitally important part of your kitchen. It’s an important consideration in the design of your kitchen, and is essential in the hallowed kitchen work triangle. However, with so many styles to choose from, are homeowners choosing style over function?

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How To Decorate With Stylish Black Kitchen Cabinets

Trendir Magazine

When it comes to creating a space that speaks to your personal style and character you want to consider your color palette. Why consider a traditional white color wave when you can go to the dark side and try a black hue instead?

CTDA Technical Committee Update

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

by Frank Donahue, CTDA Technical Committee Chairman, Best Tile. Work continues by the ANSI A-108 committee to establish guidelines for the application of large format gauged porcelain tile to exteriors using a direct bond method. This guideline has major potential to open building exteriors as an additional surface for the use of porcelain tiles.

Reasons Why Architects Choose Handmade Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Luxury, uniqueness, and vibrancy are all things architects seek out when planning a home’s design. What could encompass all of these besides handmade cement tiles?

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Metal-Waste Marvels

Diary of a Tile Addict

It is always inspiring to hear of new ways that old waste materials are being transformed into something completely different – benefiting the planet and appealing to the style conscious among us.

Interlocking Pattern Ideas to Create a Natural Looking Space

Architectural Ceramics

The standard go-to for laying tile is usually a one third offset or stacked pattern using one size of tile. If you don’t mind getting a bit creative, you can create a beautiful and organic look by using multiple sizes of tiles.

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10 Home Renovations You can Do in an Afternoon

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Home renovations always seem like a great idea to start. When you’re six days in and covered in paint, however, major improvements start to feel expensive, time-consuming and draining. That’s because, when it comes to home improvement, it’s easy to bite off more than you can chew.

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Daring design ideas for small bathrooms

Trendir Magazine

Having a shortage of floor space does not mean your room has to be boring, in fact, it gives you a bigger reason to go daring with your décor. If you have always wanted to spruce up your décor yet didn’t know exactly how to do so, it’s time to step out your comfort zone and try something new.

2019 Tile Trends: Textured Tile

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Sticking to a monochromatic pallete? Textured tile is a great way to add visual interest without introducing too many colors. It also provides a tactile quality that’ll have your guests walking right up to touch the walls. Read more here: [link].

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Top Moroccan Style Tiles for Your Bathroom

Granada Tile

Very few tile styles get the honor of being both ‘timeless’ and ‘versatile’ anywhere in the home. The bathroom is the tile’s palace, where it gets a moment in the spotlight as it enchants visitors with sweeping patterns and vibrant colors.

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Delightful Dial Square

Diary of a Tile Addict

The new, stylish venue for Arsenal FC fans celebrates the birth of the club in a way that ties history with today with a refreshing and modern interior. Located at the Clock End of the Arsenal FC’s Emirates Stadium the club’s origins are highlighted from the off. The designers at 20.20

5 Ways to Wear White After Memorial Day

Architectural Ceramics

Fashionistas will tell you, it’s only acceptable to wear white between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The fashion industry often influences retailers; did you see our post about the 2019 PANTONE Color of the Year ?

9 Pro Secrets for the Perfect Tile Backsplash

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Make your DIY kitchen backsplash a focal point. Image: Artazum/Shutterstock. 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.

Summer Home décor trends that will be seen everywhere

Trendir Magazine

From fabrics to furniture to light fixtures summer home décor is here to take over and help us redecorate. Though we are not one to stick to one particular trend as we are here to bring you the latest in all areas, summer is one of those seasons that brings joy into home décor.

Design pros review some of their favorite tile styles seen at Coverings for Forbes

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Design pros review some of their favorite tile styles seen at @Coverings for @Forbes. Standout trends included moody marble looks, dimensional whites, tropical florals and more. Read more here: [link].

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Decoraciones de baño estilo marroquí con azulejos de cemento.

Granada Tile

En este blog encontrarás algunas ideas para decorar tu baño con azulejos de cemento y baldosas hidráulicas con estilo marroquí o pisos artesanales con diseños árabes. El diseño interior de un baño siempre destaca por la instalación de azulejos de cemento que se adapten a cualquier estilo decorativo.

Join Villa Lagoon Tile at the HD Expo!

Cement Style

In the mood to be inspired by the rich, architectural beauty of historic Havana or the pearl of the Caribbean? Or, perhaps you’re mesmerized by the unique spontaneity of pigmented color that flows freely on a watercolor painting?

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Employee Spotlight: Corporate Trainer Rachelle Bishop

Architectural Ceramics

Genuine, hardworking, fun, knowledgeable — AC’s Corporate Trainer, Rachelle Bishop, is a valuable asset to our company and our clients.

Caring for Windows: 5 Tips for People in Glass Houses

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. They say that people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones, but 13 years in a window-heavy home has taught me even more.

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Swanky Summer farmhouse decorating ideas

Trendir Magazine

Summer is right around the corner the sun is finally starting to shine and the weather is beginning to get warmer which means it’s time to begin redecorating the home with a summery feel. During the summertime, there is nothing we love more than farmhouse décor.

New Product: Factory by Gazzini

United Tile's Blog

As some nameless flooring prophet once said, “There are two types of concrete floors: the kind that’s cracked and the kind that’s going to crack.”. What a pessimist. Still, we agree with the sentiment. A seamless, poured concrete slab offers a beautiful flooring option.

Silicastone Saves Scrap

Diary of a Tile Addict

Adding to the raft of innovative eco companies featured here on Tile Addict is Alusid -formed in 2015 after research at the University of Central Lancashire which investigated ways that waste could be repurposed into surface materials.