October, 2018

Avoid Spooky Tile Situations with Advice from AC’s Customer Service Team

Architectural Ceramics

Don’t let tile mistakes haunt your home renovation. With expert advice from Architectural Ceramic’s Customer Service team, you can be prepared throughout your tile purchase and renovation.

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Tile of Spain teams up with Garden State Tile for a one-of-a-kind CEU event

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain recently teamed up with the highly sought after tile, stone and wood distributor Garden State Tile for a “Tile and Tapas” CEU event at Garden State Tile’s ultra-modern, high-tech architectural and design showroom in Philadelphia.

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What Are the Best Tiles for Showers?

Granada Tile

If you’re building a new home or renovating your existing one, you’re likely juggling with how you can add more functionality and beauty. When working in a bathroom, one of the best ways to refresh the space is with a shower revamp.

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Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation

Tile Excellence

Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation Natural stone slate tile is a very beautiful multi-color material that is not really a contemporary look but an all natural look. So it wouldn't seem that it would mix well with a modern contemporary glass tile look.

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White Tiles at The London Tile Co.

The London Tile Co.

In any area that involves creativity you will always find classics; a little black dress, an armchair, even a ball point pen. Often overlooked as boring or too simple, we believe that the white tile is a classic that deserves more recognition.

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Reveals What’s Trending

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) tracks yearly trends through its Best in American Living award winners and its Design Trends Roundtable. Alexandra Isham, Program Manager for Design at the NAHB, let Freshome in on some of the trends the organization has observed.

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Events: Vienna Colormix 2018 with Sherwin Williams

Architectural Ceramics

Thank you to all who joined us for the 2018 Colormix CEU Event in our Vienna showroom in partnership with Sherwin Williams. We took a look at the color trend forecast for 2019 in the form of six fabulous color palettes: Shapeshifter, Wanderer, Aficionado, Enthusiast, Naturalist, and Raconteur.

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More Trending

Hexagon Cement Tiles Spell Success At Mexicano

Granada Tile

At Mexicano , a gorgeous restaurant in the mall at Baldwin Hills, Granada Tiles Minsk cement tiles from our Hexagon collection add up to a bright and cheerful vibe that underlines what critics have called the restaurant’s authentic feel and taste of Mexico.

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Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation

Tile Excellence

Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation Natural stone slate tile is a very beautiful multi-color material that is not really a contemporary look but an all natural look. So it wouldn't seem that it would mix well with a modern contemporary glass tile look.

How To Cut Glass Tile Video Explanation.

How to Floor Tile

Probably one of the most popular posts on this blog and viewed many thousands of time is how to cut glass tile. Still working an in depth video but I am sure this will help. Know that any glass tile can be cut with a wet saw.

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October Featured Tiles: Concrete Effect Reflections & Malmo

The London Tile Co.

Whether you’re into cosy afternoons in front of the fire (or Netflix!), long autumnal walks or something a bit more spooky, October is here to satisfy your cravings.

5 AC Tile Collections with a Fall Feeling

Architectural Ceramics

Pumpkin-spiced lattes, chunky knit blankets, falling leaves — Fall has finally arrived and there’s nothing better than the taste of nutmeg, the feel of soft wool, or the sound of crunching leaves underfoot.

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A Trip Through Spain’s Tile: Past and Future

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain brings designers and manufacturers together for an immersive and educational tour. This Article Is A Sponsored Post, Originally Appearing on Metropolis.

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Get The Look: Block Party Highland Park

Granada Tile

Right now, we’re obsessed with hexes. No, not the scary-witch-with-a-crooked-finger-who’ll-put-a-spell-on-you-and-lock-you-up-in-a-cage-for-fattening-up-and-then-eating-later kind but the six sided cement tiles that’ll make you fall in love with whatever room you put them in kind!

Aging Gracefully: Timeless Design for a Classic Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Trends may come and go, but taste is forever. When designing your own home, it’s tempting to take an “everything but the kitchen sink” attitude. There are so many exciting features and fun trends to inspire your build!

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Tub Shower Demo Easy Way

How to Floor Tile

For those of you intrepid DIY'ers here is some advice from one who has done a lot of these. There are a number of things I don't like, like dust, tile shards everywhere, extended clean up, messy work site. So, I like the easy way and this short video might help even if you are experienced. Some showers are constructed in such a way that you will have no choice but to make a huge mess. Sorry, but they really built the heck out of showers a long time ago.

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Fresco For Forward Fashion

Diary of a Tile Addict

The prototype Fresco design by Naxos.

Go Curbless Shower For Safety And Style

Conestoga Tile Blog

Photo courtesy of Cotto D’Este. In a generation where technology and innovations continue to make our lives easier, homeowners have begun to adopt innovative designs to increase their home’s functionality.

Amalena Meadow Cement Tiles Bring Classic Cuban Style Home

Cement Style

Transform your home into a tropical paradise with Villa Lagoon Tile. Inspired by classic Cuban style, the Amalena Meadow cement tile pattern energizes any space with a bold floral and geometric design. It’s perfect as an accent wall by a soaking tub or for an outdoor living room.

A Tile Cement Floor Can Define a Restaurant’s Aesthetic

Granada Tile

Every restaurant has the same goal – bring in new diners, deliver an outstanding experience, and create loyal customers. Even if the goal is obvious, however, pulling it off isn’t always easy. Restaurants must deliver delicious food, outstanding service, and consistent quality.

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Clever Ways to Hide an Ugly HVAC Unit

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Find ways to blend your air conditioner into your home’s exterior design. Image: New Eco Landscapes Don’t let an unsightly HVAC unit or pool pump ruin your home’s outdoor aesthetic.

12 Amazing Kitchens With Glossy Tiles

Trendir Magazine

For those who crave something different in their kitchen with hints of drama, glossy tiles are the answer. Not only are they beautiful to look at but they bring so much character to a room that it makes sense to create a stylish backsplash with them.

Projecting Pattern & Pizzazz

Diary of a Tile Addict

Anais, Oslo, and Mediterranea by Codicer. In a world dominated by concrete-effect tiles, white marbles and subtle neutrals, it is always refreshing to come across a stand at Cersaie that is all about colour, pattern, and daring to be different.

Product Benefits That Benefit Pros || James Hardie’s Contractor Alliance Program

Building Moxie

*. This is a partnered post with James Hardie Industries. 8 Million North American Homes Served. I remember clearly the first time I ran my hand over it. Of course, I didn’t know what this “new” siding product was.

Gypsy Black & White Is a Twist on Classic Black and White Tiles

Cement Style

The Gypsy Black & White cement tile pattern from Villa Lagoon Tile takes the classic appeal of black and white tiles and offers a fresh new look from the age-old traditions of cement tile.

Add Personality to Your Home with Spanish Tiles

Granada Tile

Your home is your retreat, and it should reflect your unique inspirations and treasures just like your own personality. Spanish Colonial tile can do that for your space, by adding a unique combination of color, pattern, and mixture of lines and curves.

Get Your Home Ready to Sell with These Easy Updates

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A beautiful color scheme makes any home a buyer’s favorite. Image: Wayfair When getting your home ready to sell on a busy market, it may not make sense to take on big home improvement projects.

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Chic Ways To Revamp Your Fireplace

Trendir Magazine

A fireplace is one of those living room signature pieces that cozy up the room almost immediately. However, they are also quite underrated when it comes to decorating them. Most people leave them empty, and others will add a few holiday decorative pieces here or there.

Easel Does It

Diary of a Tile Addict

Amani brown from Level, an Emilgroup brand. Having just returned from an Italian exhibition triple-header – Cersaie, Technargilla, and Marmomacc – I found myself contemplating just how would I display today’s XXL porcelain slabs if I was a tile retailer.

Installer of the Year Deadline Now Nov. 1

Stone Update

Companies working with carpet, stone/tile and wood can still enter competition to be held at TISE 2019. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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Rubble Tile Presents: AlysEdwards’ New And Improved Half Baked Collection

Rubble Tile

At Rubble Tile, we like to celebrate innovation and those who strive to succeed while being unique. With their non-stop irreverence coupled with their impressive design talents, AlysEdwards Tile & Stone provides a prime example of the type of tile people we like to work.

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Contemporary Cement Tiles Bring a One of a Kind Beauty to Hotels and Resorts

Granada Tile

Design is a critical aspect to ensure a positive guest experience in hospitality. While we tend to focus on the quality of the rooms and on-site amenities when we rate a hotel, in truth, the way the hotel looks has a huge impact on how guests feel.

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Creating a Home Gym That Makes You Want to Exercise

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Nothing beats being able to exercise at your convenience – and in the comfort and privacy of your own home. No driving in traffic, showering with strangers, wondering if the exercise equipment has been disinfected recently or being too hot or too cold.

15 Basement Bar Designs To Finish Off That Man Cave

Trendir Magazine

Transforming the basement into something a bit more cozy and fun for the boys is a nice sentiment, but if all you’ve got is a couch down there, you’re just not doing the space or your beau justice. Why not add a bar to round it out?

Stories Beyond The Biscuit

Diary of a Tile Addict

The Biscuit range by 41Zero42. The ethos of 41Zero42 is to dare to be different. If only dead fish go with the flow, the design team at 41Zero42 are clearly energetic salmon leaping up the rapids to spawn new ideas. But the company’s design ethos is not all about originality for its own sake.

LPE Group Taps Van Der Bas for North America

Stone Update

Longtime stone-industry figure will head up U.S., Canada operations, including Turrini USA unit. Featured People+Places News

Introducing Gem Vetrite Glass Slabs!

The Habitus Collection

Vetrite, a collection of large-format glass tiles and slabs by SICIS. A product made with fabric and polymeric film that is used as cladding for a variety of surfaces.