February, 2019

Encaustic Tiles: Eco-Friendly and Why it Matters

Granada Tile

Figure 1 In Little Rock, Ashley Knickrehm has created an elegant, bucolic deck with Granada Tile’s encaustic cement tile La Rochelle. Interior designers and architects around the world want their designs to last and be admired for years to come.

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Tidying Up: How to Clean Up Different Tile Types

Architectural Ceramics

It’s no secret that Americans have fallen in love with Marie Kondo and her mission to clean up homes across the nation.

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Tile of Spain Companies Present Latest Designs During a Record Breaking Edition of CEVISAMA

Tile of Spain USA

Miami, FL February 2019 – CEVISAMA , the International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings, held its record breaking 37 th edition from January 28 th to February 1 st , 2019 at the Feria Valencia center in Valencia, Spain.

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Tiles We Love at The London Tile Co.

The London Tile Co.

This Valentine’s Day we decided to do something a little different, instead of getting all lovey-dovey about the people in our lives we have turned our attention to tiles!

How to Incorporate Luxurious Statement Stones

As The Tile Turns

Have you ever fallen head over heels in love.with stone tile? It's a surprisingly common phenomenon, and one we encourage at Decorative Materials. Many of our clients find themselves drawn to a particular type of stone —and eager to incorporate it into their projects.

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COVERINGS LEADS NATIONAL TILE DAY CELEBRATION WITH 2019 PRODUCT PREVIEWS & SOCIAL ACTIVATIONS

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

(ARLINGTON, VA—February 12, 2019) Coverings ( coverings.com ), the largest international tile & stone exhibition and conference in North America, will honor the beauty and durability of tile this National Tile Day as the February 23 observance enters its third year.

The Best Choice for Bathroom Wall Tiles: Encaustic Cement Tile

Granada Tile

Not all tiles are created equal. One tile type deserves special notice, encaustic cement tile. It continues to be a rage in homes and businesses, and for good reason.

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Trans-Hitos 2019 Exhibit “Agora” Offers a New Trendy Meeting Spot at CEVISAMA 2019

Tile of Spain USA

The Trans-Hitos Exhibition of Ceramics for Architecture celebrates its 15 th anniversary at CEVISAMA in a series of ground-breaking, transgressive projects proudly termed “Agora.”

We’ve Won a Best of Houzz Award!

The London Tile Co.

We’re really excited to announce that we have been awarded a Best of Houzz 2019 Award for Design. If you’re not aware of it, Houzz is the leading platform for home renovation and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish.

How to Make Your Powder Room Pop

As The Tile Turns

Is your powder room a place of sanctuary — or has it become your home's most forgotten and neglected corner? If this tiny room is anything less than spectacular, you're missing out on a huge opportunity to make a design statement while keeping costs to a minimum. Tile Trends

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European Tile Trends — From Forbes.com

JG Kitchens

What’s hot in tile? Check out the major trends at Cevisama in Spain to find out for your next remodeling or new construction project. These were the ones on display at the massive tile expo, as I shared this week with Forbes.com readers , and coming soon to a floor or wall near you! Cevisama is the first major tile show of the year where the latest trends are on display. Next up is Coverings in April, which I’ll be visiting as a member of the press delegation. Stay tuned!

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Everything You Should Know About Porcelain Countertops

Garden State Tile Blog

Porcelain countertops are about to take over the commercial and residential design industry – and for good reason.

Add Architectural Detail with Wainscoting

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Wainscoting can transform a boring space into a work of art. It can involve raised panels, recessed flat panels and bead board combined with various types of rail and molding. These add interest, style and, above all, a focal point to almost any room.

Exploring Valencia & Mallorca During The Passport To Creativity Tour

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain USA recently hosted a group of talented designers, architects and journalists on an educational tour through Valencia & Mallorca during the annual Passport to Creativity Tour. During the 2019 edition of the trip attendees received an up close look at Tile of Spain manufacturers exhibiting at Cevisama during private booth tours from featured companies.

February Featured Tiles: 20% Off Shimmering Allure & Patterned Priory Ranges

The London Tile Co.

Give yourself a round of applause because guess what? We made it through January! Now that the first month of 2019 is out of the way we can start looking forward to all the interior projects we have planned for the year. Whether it’s a small splashback to update your kitchen or you are having a brand new bathroom installed, we always have a great range of tiles to suit every style and budget.

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How to Make Your Powder Room Pop

As The Tile Turns

Is your powder room a place of sanctuary — or has it become your home's most forgotten and neglected corner? If this tiny room is anything less than spectacular, you're missing out on a huge opportunity to make a design statement while keeping costs to a minimum. Tile Trends

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Ceramiche Piemme collaborates with Benoy

Ceramics of Italy

During Clerkenwell Design Week 2019 in London Ceramiche Piemme will be officially announcing its collaboration with international design firm Benoy to design the next series of products.

Braxton-Bragg, Emmedue In New Partnership

Stone Update

supplier to take on European stone-machinery line; will exhibit at Coverings. Featured Company Insider News

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Are Farmhouse Sinks Still Trendy?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Farmhouse sinks have been all the rage for several years now. The old-world charm of farmhouse sinks, also known as apron sinks, is due to the character and functionality that they provide. Farmhouse sinks also work well in a variety of kitchen styles, ranging from rustic to modern.

Bohemian Kitchen Trends For The Hippie In All Of Us

Trendir Magazine

A mixture of eclectic colors, an abundance of space and a twist on essentials, the perfect description for Boho chic décor. There is something about freestyle décor that seems to bring out the hippie that lives in all of us.

Why Tile? It’s The Healthy Choice!!

Conestoga Tile Blog

Dating as far back as the 8th century, tile has been a staple flooring choice for even our ancestors. Loved for its delicate details, dependable strength, and uncanny beauty, no wonder our predecessors choose this reliable material for their homes. Lucky for us, not only is it beautiful but ceramic tile is the healthy choice when it comes to flooring and wall finishes. Tile features various health benefits to create an environmentally-conscious space.

THIN IS IN, BIGGER IS BETTER

Giotile

Known throughout the industry as Thin Porcelain Tile, or TPT, ultra-thin, large format porcelain tiles have been steadily growing in popularity since they first started finding distribution in the United States almost 10 years ago.

Living with Coral

Diary of a Tile Addict

2019’s Pantone colour of the year – Living Coral – is bright, bold and full of life. But if you’re looking for trendy tiles in this vivacious shade you’re likely to find more muted tones, more akin to Pratt and Lambert’s colour of the year – Earthen Trail.

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The Fincibec QTA6 Award takes the stage

Ceramics of Italy

The creative evolution and areas of application of ceramics, which are becoming increasingly vast, are the focus of the international award conceived by the Fincibec Group , The Quinquennial Tile Award , which enters its sixth edition.

18 Wow-Worthy Waterfall Countertops to Inspire Your Next Kitchen Remodel

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and the kitchen island is the heart of the kitchen. It’s no surprise, then, that so many of us are looking for a way to make a splash with our islands.

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Why Tile? It’s The Healthy Choice!!

Conestoga Tile

Dating as far back as the 8th century, tile has been a staple flooring choice for even our ancestors. Loved for its delicate details, dependable strength, and uncanny beauty, no wonder our predecessors choose this reliable material for their homes.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Peter de Kok

Stone Update

GranQuartz founder receives 2018 Migliore honor from Natural Stone Institute. Featured Association Beat News

THIN IS IN, BIGGER IS BETTER

Giotile

Known throughout the industry as Thin Porcelain Tile, or TPT, ultra-thin, large format porcelain tiles have been steadily growing in popularity since they first started finding distribution in the United States almost 10 years ago.

Creations Big and Small

Diary of a Tile Addict

Stretching from floor to ceiling, large format tiles are here in a big way. Rather than selecting separate materials and colours for wall, countertops, cabinets and backsplashes, it’s now trendy to simply extend the floor upwards.

Glazed Brick

Garden State Tile Blog

District Glazed brick wall tile adds texture without being obtrusive. Three series are offered, and all three are different. The post Glazed Brick appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog What's New

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Is the Kitchen Work Triangle an Outdated Design Rule?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The kitchen work triangle has been the standard by which we measure good design and functionality. Whether you paid attention in your trigonometry class or not, you probably knew the basics of the kitchen triangle. It connects the cooktop, refrigerator, and sink.

Linwood Monroe School Gets A European Tile Makeover

Rubble Tile

Since its humble beginnings in 1995 as two separate and successful schools, Linwood Monroe has been dedicated to the academic excellence and flourishing growth of its students. In 2009, the two schools came together to make a single institution for grades Pre-K through 8, now.

Natural Stone Institute: Annual Awards

Stone Update

Industry group salutes Gawet, Marcella for service and ability. Featured Association Beat News

Announcing Masterful E-Learning Modules For Wholesale Distribution Industry Branch Managers

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

(Syracuse, NY – February 28, 2019) Jim Ambrose, best-selling author and a leading authority on wholesale distribution, has just launched a series of e-learning modules for branch managers that will enhance operations and lead to improved profitability.

Creations Big and Small

Diary of a Tile Addict

Stretching from floor to ceiling, large format tiles are here in a big way. Rather than selecting separate materials and colours for wall, countertops, cabinets and backsplashes, it’s now trendy to simply extend the floor upwards.

Elite Athletes at Home — From the San Diego Union-Tribune

JG Kitchens

Can your home enhance your athletic performance? Three pros — Ironman and Olympian Michellie Jones , former Charger Nick Hardwick (shown here) and Paralympian long jumper Lex Gillette , say yes.

How to Make Black Walls Work in Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Are you looking for the next big statement trend for your home? Then you might want to take a look at black walls. At first glance, it might seem like black walls would be too depressing, would close in a space or outright clash with other elements in the room.

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