March, 2022

Tile of Spain Announces Schedule of Events for Coverings 2022

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing over 110 ceramic tile manufacturers from Spain, announces its schedule of events for Coverings 2022, North American’s largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference happening next month from April 5-8, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Wellness And Sustainability Star In 2022 Residential Tile Trendss

JG Kitchens

Considering that no one installs tile for just one season or one year, I think the emphasis should be on what this versatile, durable surfacing material can add to your home more than what the style of the moment brings. .

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Herringbone 2×8 White Cleo Backsplash Installation Starkey Ranch Odessa Florida


Recently we completed a tile backsplash in the “Starkey Ranch” subdivision in Odessa, Florida. The customer wanted a fresh look to their kitchen and contacted me with a plain off-white glass tile. Right as a seen their kitchen I knew right away what would look good for them and suggested a Bedrosians “Cloe” White 2×8 […]. Uncategorized backsplash bedrosians ceramictec cleo herringbone odess florida odessa starkey ranch tile

Tiles for an Icon

Diary of a Tile Addict

Inspired by fashion icon Iris Apfel , the aptly named collection Icon from Target Ceramics is a joyful buzz of colour. Informed by Apfel’s love of wild patterns and vibrant combinations, Icon playfully mixes together a patchwork of motifs.

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A Look at What’s New at GIO Tile


In our mission to offer our customers the latest in sophisticated and innovative tile products, we’ve added some exciting new floor and wall tile collections to the GIO line-up.

2022 Tile Trends: Warm Stones

Why Tile

It’s the last week of our National Tile Day celebration. That means we have just one week until Coverings 2022! Have we saved the best for last? Last, but not least, we’re highlighting warm stone looks. Stone looks are a great way to add natural allure and texture to a space.

Tile of Spain Welcomes over 70 Companies to the Spanish Pavilion During Coverings 2022

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing over 100 Spanish manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER) is pleased to welcome more than 70 companies to the Spanish Pavilion during Coverings 2022: The Global Tile and Stone Experience next month.

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Client Feature: Ruggles Mabe Studio

Decorative Materials

The Denver community constantly pushes the envelope with cutting-edge architecture and interior design projects that retain classic appeal. Many of these can be credited to Ruggles Mabe Studio, a boutique firm that boasts an impressive reputation.

Cyberspace Curiosities III

Diary of a Tile Addict

A couple more curiosities from cyberspace for ceramic-loving civilians. 1) Triennale. This iconic ‘four curve’ puzzle piece style tile was designed by Gio Ponti and Alberto Rosselli in the 60s.

Stunning handmade, made-to-order relief tiles from Syzygy Tile

Rubble Tile

Handmade, one-of-a-kind tiles add a truly unique and distinctive character to any space. The fine details that are the marks of hand-craftsmanship may be pretty subtle, but they can go far in making a home feel like a home. Since 1993, Syzygy Tile has been.

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2022 Tile Trends: Shapes Scaled

Why Tile

For those of you who have been following along with our National Tile Day celebration, we’re on our third trend counting down to Coverings 2022. For those who are just joining us, we’ve been sharing a new 2022 tile trend each week. This week, we’re going big…and small.

Spain Heads to Coverings 2022!

Tile of Spain USA

We are pleased to announce over 70 Spanish ceramic tile companies will be traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada early next month to exhibit at Coverings 2022: The Global Tile and Stone Experience.

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5 Ways Cement Tile on Walls Can Transform Your Space

The Cement Tile

Cement tile on walls is a transformative way to complete a room. These tiles stand up to heavy wear inside or outside. The options are endless—the style? Unique! Discover ways to spice up any space with gorgeous cement tile walls. Fantastic Tile Walls.

Client Feature: ZINQUE Design

Decorative Materials

From Aspen to Denver and beyond, Decorative Materials has built strong relationships with designers throughout the state of Colorado. One of our most inspiring clients is based in the lovely town of Telluride: ZINQUE Design.

Experts Suggest Strategies For Creating Healthy Bedrooms For All Ages

JG Kitchens

My latest article shares ideas for each age group from three experts. One is a sleep doc. The other two are an interior designer and smart home technology integrator. There are so many innovations to enhance your refuge!) .

Mosa, industry leader in sustainability, achieves milestone Cradle to Cradle Certified® Gold!

Rubble Tile

Here at Rubble Tile, environmental sustainability is something that we greatly value and celebrate. That’s why we’re so excited to share that one of our tile designers and manufacturers, Mosa, has achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified® Gold certification for 99% of its entire tile collection.

2022 Tile Trends: Floor-to-Ceiling Marble Looks

Why Tile

Our celebration of National Tile Day and countdown to Coverings 2022 continues into its second week with another 2022 tile trend. And this week’s trend is sure to impress with its striking designs and equally striking size. That’s right, it’s floor-to-ceiling marble looks.

Villa Lagoon Tile partners with Cressida Bell to Launch Exclusive Tile Collection

Cement Style

Famed English designer’s first cement tile collaboration creates endless possibilities for residential and commercial spaces. Gulf Shores, AL (March 31, 2022) — Villa Lagoon Tile has long been on a mission to push the boundaries of design by creating signature custom looks for residential and commercial projects.

Impressive Washes of Green Cement Tiles to Inspire Your Next Design

The Cement Tile

The month of March has us over the moon for green cement tiles across any space. The right shades can create a timeless look that will keep your space looking fantastic for years to come. Check out inspired ways to use green cement tiles for your next remodeling or home design project.

Researchers Propose a New Technique in Construction Industry to Eliminate CO2

The A to Z of Building

The construction industry is an important source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions worldwide, accounting for approximately 8% of total global CO2 emissions, according to International Energy Agency

Six Wellness Design Tips For Handling The Daylight Savings Time Change This Weekend

JG Kitchens

With the time change happening on Sunday morning, I offer tips for addressing DST fatigue. The post Six Wellness Design Tips For Handling The Daylight Savings Time Change This Weekend comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author.

Sustainable Stone at Rubble Tile: Indonesian Mini Wave & Mini Hex Mosaics

Rubble Tile

The founders of Zen Paradise, which produces handmade natural stone mosaics, were inspired to start their company during a 1989 surf trip to Indonesia. While traveling from island to island, the vibrant colors and natural beauty of the beachy islands inspired their creative spirit. Commercial Inspiration Love the Look Residential Tile Rubble News affordable tile minneapolis Bathroom tile floor tile Kitchen tile natural-stone-mosaics pebble-mosaic-tile residential shower tile sustainable-tile

2022 Tile Trends: Organic Texture

Why Tile

As we continue our celebration of National Tile Day and countdown to Coverings 2022, we have another 2022 tile trend to share with you. This week, we are focusing on tile with organic textures. While textured tile has been trending for a while, this year is somewhat different.

EP 95: Schematic Design

Life of an Architect

Whenever an architect sits down with a client on a new residential project, the first phase that happens is “Schematic Design”, the initial part of the process where everyone tries to figure out what exactly the project is supposed to accomplish.

Impressive Washes of Green Cement Titles to Inspire Your Next Design

The Cement Tile

The month of March has us over the moon for green cement tiles across any space. The right shades can create a timeless look that will keep your space looking fantastic for years to come. Check out inspired ways to use green cement tiles for your next remodeling or home design project.

Holcim Announces New Low Carbon Cement Replacement Facility in New Zealand

The A to Z of Building

Holcim Australia and New Zealand today announced that it will construct and operate a new facility in Auckland. CEO George Agriogiannis confirmed Holcim will import and distribute lower carbon cement

New White House Covid Initiative Tackles Indoor Air Quality Improvements

JG Kitchens

This is not a political blog, but every so often, my focus on wellness design intersects with political events and trends. This is one of those times.

What is a Floor Grinding Machine?

Onfloor Technology

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2022 Tile Trends: Earthy Jewel Tones

Why Tile

It’s the fourth week of our National Tile Day celebration and countdown to Coverings 2022. After so much time spent indoors the past couple years, people are gravitating toward earth tones and a desire to connect with nature.

Creating a Culture of Appreciation

Life of an Architect

We have been spending efforts recently to look at creating a culture of appreciation in our office as a way of pivoting into the new "working normal". I have some ideas and questions. The post Creating a Culture of Appreciation first appeared on Life of an Architect.

Coloric Combos for Log Cabin Pendants

Margaret Almon Mosaics

I participated in a color duo challenge organized by several illustrators. I wanted to make Log Cabin Pendants with my larger square bezels that had been languishing in the proverbial drawer since 2018. A list of color pairs was a way to start!The

Using Tree Forks as Load-Bearing Joints

The A to Z of Building

Researchers at MIT have developed a novel approach for manufacturing load-bearing joints using discarded tree forks. Their innovative system combines numerical modeling, 3D printing and robotic

Covid Anniversary Offers Four Wellness Design Lessons

JG Kitchens

Last week marked two years since the governor of California issued a shelter-at-home order, impacting 39 million residents. Other states quickly followed. Americans brought their work, studies, fitness, entertainment and elderly relatives home. Our worlds shrank to our living spaces and screens. .

What Is a Floor Grinding Machine?

Onfloor Technology

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A Significant Step Forward to Reduce Slip and Fall Incidents

Why Tile

For the first time ever, manufacturers of hard flooring materials have standardized criteria they can use to communicate possible areas of use for flooring based on the slip resistance characteristics of their products. ANSI A326.3

Architecture and Graphic Design

Life of an Architect

I have been talking a great deal lately with my students about many aspects of graphic design as they relate to architecture representation and presentation. I believe it is a critical component to the success of any type of architectural scheme, presentation, or visual communication.

4 Common Signs Your Doors Need Replacing

Kitchen and Residential Design

Photo by Jan Antonin Kolar on Unsplash Every property has a number of doors, some are external and some internal. But, they all serve the same purpose, to allow people in or out of a space while providing privacy and security. It’s a simple premise but an essential one to every property.