March, 2019

Upcoming Trends in Ceramics

Tile of Spain USA

The process of creating a home is complex and intimate. Designers (or homeowners) must be able to find functional solutions for everyday needs while keeping the personal touch of those who will live in the home. Geotiles (Pamesa Group) Tokio (35X35”).

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Create The Perfect Patio With Porcelain Garden Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Living in the UK often means events cancelled or contingency plans put in place due to the weather, so when we do get some sunshine (or even just a break from the rain) we all know how important it is to make the most of it.

Sexy Home Design Styles Make a Comeback

JG Kitchens

I recently returned from the massive Design & Construction Week expo in Las Vegas. DCW combines the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show with the International Builders Show , both large events by themselves, tremendous together, as many feet will attest!

The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Encaustic Cement Tile Patterns

Granada Tile

You can achieve an unmatched artistic expression for backsplashes, floors, and walls by creating your dream encaustic cement tiles. True custom tile means more than simply picking a color or picking a pattern. We want you to dream it up exactly the way you want it.

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COVERINGS ANNOUNCES CHARITABLE INITIATIVES AT THE 2019 SHOW

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

(ARLINGTON, VA—March 18, 2019) Coverings ( coverings.com ), the largest international tile & stone exhibition and conference in North America, will give back to the local community through a range of charitable initiatives at this year’s show in Orlando, Florida from April 9-12. Continuing its tradition of supporting the host city, Coverings will partner with both Clean the World and the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.

Trending in Tile for 2019

As The Tile Turns

With the new year comes new opportunities for making your space pop. The latest tile innovations could play perfectly into your most daring design goals for 2019. Tasteful, yet edgy, this year's trends offer stunning artistry without feeling excessive.

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Ceramics Impose Their Rules

Tile of Spain USA

When renovating or remodeling a house, there are multiple variables to consider. One of the most important is the quality of materials which crucial to ensure durability, and safety. This can also have an affect on the re-sale value of your home.

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Design Trends: The 2019 PANTONE Color of the Year

Architectural Ceramics

Remember Rose Quartz? That was so 2016. Really. In 2016, PANTONE’s Color of the Year was Rose Quartz 13-1520. Three years later, we’ve come full circle with another pink hue, but now in a much more lively option: Living Coral.

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Renovating Your Kitchen? Consider the Minis Collection for a Fresh Tile Design

Granada Tile

Kitchens evolve throughout the years more than any other part of a home. While function maintains precedence in kitchens, design is quickly moving up on the importance scale. Beautiful, sprawling kitchens which effortlessly show off a homeowner’s personality are a key goal in designers’ minds.

How to Use the 2019 Colors of the Year with Tile

United Tile's Blog

Color abounds! Even with countless colors at our disposal, we need to remind ourselves of that sometimes. It’s easy to get caught up in the comfort and familiarity of creams, whites, beiges and greys. But the promise of color – and the challenge of color! – is always there.

Pantone Makes a Splash with Living Coral: How to Incorporate the Vibrant Color

As The Tile Turns

Every year, Pantone spurs worldwide design trends by highlighting a hue that reflects the stylistic mood of the times. The color authority draws on themes seen in the latest artwork, music, and technology to ensure that its selected shade evokes the essence of the year it represents.

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Great Little Tiles

Tile of Spain USA

In architecture, the incorporation of subtle details can make all the difference. Small touches and material choices can change the impact of design to create a truly unique project.

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Porcelain Paving Pros and Cons

The London Tile Co.

At The London Tile Co. we know that there are many benefits to using tiles in your kitchen or bathroom, but what about outside?

The Biggest Pinterest Home Trends for 2019

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

There are a whopping 250 million active Pinterest users per month. And they’re busy pinning and repinning all their favorite design inspiration photos, memes, recipes, crafts and more. Pinterest just released a report breaking down the data of which Pinterest home trends are big in 2019.

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Top Designers Share Tips on Creating a Color Palette for Your Tile Designs

Granada Tile

For interior designers, very little makes a more significant impact than the creative use of stunning, colorful tiles. Creative use of color and pattern transforms a space from bland and simple to vivacious and welcoming.

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Modern Kitchen Ideas Every Cook Is Sure To Fall In Love With

Trendir Magazine

Whether you love a traditional all-white or drool for a pop of color there is nothing quite as charming like a modern kitchen. With that being said, we have put together our favorite modern kitchen ideas that have just the right amount of charm with just the right amount of unique spice.

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Women in Architecture

Architectural Ceramics

Tile is what we do, but without architecture there would be no buildings to tile. This Women’s History Month, we salute the women who blazed the trail in the architecture industry. Marion Mahony Griffin February 14, 1871 – August 10, 1961.

Tile of Spain Announces Schedule of Events for Coverings 2019

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain , the international brand representing over 100 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), announces its schedule for Coverings 2019.

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International Invader

Diary of a Tile Addict

French urban artist Invader (a true Tile Addict here previously covered by here ) is still going strong around the globe: now having ‘hit’ over 75 cities world-wide.

New Home Curb Appeal: 6 Design Elements to Consider

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

There’s just something about that new home smell. Unfortunately, that new home look isn’t always as pleasant. Production and custom homes alike can suffer from a lack of curb appeal thanks to bare bones landscaping and a lack of personality.

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Welcome to the Future

Garden State Tile Blog

The future of countertops, that is. Crossville Porcelain Countertops push the boundaries of innovation and design. Manufactured using advanced technical properties, these 12mm thick 100% porcelain countertops excel and outperform stone, granite, quartz, and composites.

Geometric Walls That Bring Fun Into Any Room

Trendir Magazine

If your home is in need of a pick me up, it is time to take a look at your walls as the perfect place to make a daring statement- that is where a geometric pattern comes into play. The geometric pattern works well due to how cool and invigorating it is without the need of additional décor.

Fabricator Silica Safety Webinar: May 14

Stone Update

Natural Stone Institute members join federal, state officials to cover crystalline-silica issue. Featured Industry News

Always on Trend: Black and White Cement Tile ??

Cement Style

Timeless doesn’t equal boring! There will always be room for black and white in the world of interior design, especially when it comes in the form of Villa Lagoon Tile’s handcrafted cement tile.

Cool Cobogós

Diary of a Tile Addict

The 17th Expo Revestir – South America’s largest and most influential exhibition of ceramic tiles, surface solutions, and bathroom design – will take place from 12th to 15th March 2019 at Transamérica Expo Center, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Mountain Modern Architecture: 7 Ways to Define the Trend

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Once upon a time, building a home in the mountains meant something along the lines of bear rugs and deer heads. Sure, it was fine for a weekend getaway, but rustic homes didn’t always feel livable. The knickknacks and kitschy design can easily turn a mountain home into a caricature of itself.

Impressive!

Garden State Tile Blog

See our Koala eucalyptus wood-look porcelain floor tile collection in Hospitality Design Magazine. >>>PDF. >>>Digital Magazine. The post Impressive! appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog Media

Home Bar Decorating Ideas That Are One Of A Kind

Trendir Magazine

Having a home bar is not only a great idea, but it’s a fun one as well. Particularly if you are looking to entertain guests on a regular basis. Whether you want to bring the spotlight to your home bar, or you simply want to upgrade it, we have put together a guide.

Allied Stone Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Stone Update

Strong growth in Texas-Oklahoma market includes natural stone, quartz surfaces and now porcelain slabs. Featured Company Insider News

GIO Looks at the Latest in Tile Trends for Walls

Giotile

For many commercial interior designers, specifying tile as a wall covering is a no-brainer. The advantages of tile over paint, wallpaper, wood, brick, and many other materials for walls in commercial settings are many.

Exterior Engineering and Enigma Variations

Diary of a Tile Addict

Installation at Enigma, Barcelona by Neolith. This year’s Natural Stone Show will be joined at ExCeL, London, by a new sister show: Hard Surfaces.

Prefab Homes: Pros and Cons

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The tiny house movement has had a positive effect on another type of residence: prefabricated homes. As millennials and empty nesters alike look for smaller scale, more affordable housing, prefab homes are getting their time in the sun.

Garden State Tile Designer Series: Meet Leah G. Bailey of LGB Interiors

Garden State Tile Blog

At Garden State Tile we take pride in the strong relationships we have built with the interior design community.

Enchanting Bathrooms With Subway Tiles

Trendir Magazine

Subway tiles have always been known for coming in multiple different shades, finishes and even pattern waves- making them a top favorite for different areas of the home.

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New CEO at Pokarna Engineered Stone

Stone Update

Paras Kumar Jain is promoted at quartz-surface subsidiary of Pokarna Limited in India. Featured People+Places News

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GIO Looks at the Latest in Tile Trends for Walls

Giotile

For many commercial interior designers, specifying tile as a wall covering is a no-brainer. The advantages of tile over paint, wallpaper, wood, brick, and many other materials for walls in commercial settings are many.

A wildlife walk with Gary Drostle

Diary of a Tile Addict

Since he was last featured in Tile Addict , Gary Drostle has created even more awe-inspiring work. In particular, a notable contribution from this mosaic artist is present in Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in California.