October, 2021


Tile of Spain USA

Spanish companies traveled to Italy last month to showcase their latest collections at Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings.

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Curated Maximalism Inspired from Around The Globe

Garden State Tile Blog

There are few things more exciting than jumping on a plane and traveling to a new destination. The new sights, smells, people, and cultures all make for an exciting journey that will leave you inspired for years to come.


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Made OF Australia

Diary of a Tile Addict

Makers of unique, unglazed ceramic art pieces and homeware, Made OF Australia prefers a slow burn over rapid fire. Fighting fast fashions, waste, and a synthetic sense of beauty, their plates, bowls, cups, and even jewellery are thoughtfully made and one-of-a-kind.

CEU-Tile and Stone Materials and Methods 


Tile and Stone Materials and Methods. LIVE DIGITAL SEMINAR-PRESENTED BY REALSTONE SYSTEMS AND LATICRETE. October 20th 2021- Register Here > CEU Course for architects & designers.

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Eden Porcelain Stoneware Tile by Ragno: Timeworn Style with a Modern Feel

Rubble Tile

This month we spotlight a tile that brings a sense of classic style to your space. The Eden porcelain tile line by Ragno consists of beautifully crafted glazed porcelain stoneware that combines timeless shapes with artisan details and contemporary sizes. These high quality Italian tiles.

Shower Pan Built Incorrectly

How to Floor Tile

This is a classic photo of a shower pan that was incorrectly installed. This shower pan did in fact hold water as you can see from the mineral and soap stains. These seeped through through the tile grout to the pan.

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Join Tile of Spain USA on the Passport to Creativity Tour

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 120 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) will be returning to Spain this February for the 2022 edition of the “Passport to Creativity” tour.

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Tile Addict’s Top 10 Favourite Tiles

Diary of a Tile Addict

Today marks our 1,000th post! That’s a heck of a lot of tiles enjoyed and shared and to celebrate we’ve selected our top ten favourites.

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Trend Alert: Stacked Subway Tile

Why Tile

Our favorite tile layout pattern is getting a makeover, and we think you’ll be pleased with the results. In case you haven’t already heard the buzz, we’re referring to subway tile’s newest twist: stacked tile. Stacked subway tile is one of the biggest contemporary tile trends right now.

Factories that Focus on Sustainability

Decorative Materials

Sustainable Design Takes Center Stage at These Eco-Friendly Tile Factories. There’s far more to interior design than simple aesthetic preferences. Budget and durability, for example, have long been chief concerns among designers and homeowners alike.

New Tech On Tile Demo! "Thank God!"

How to Floor Tile

In this photo I removed carpet to install engineered wood in a glue down format. Wasn't bad at all, just pull up the tack strip, pad, and carpet and haul it off. Not so with the kitchen and utility room.

Tile of Spain Presents a New Web Series: “Meet the Makers”

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing over 120 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), invites you to meet the creative minds responsible for crafting some of the world’s most exquisite ceramic collections in its brand-new web series, Meet the Makers.

Colorful To Classic: Stylish Hexes, Bars & Liners at Rubble Tile

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 makers we enjoy working with.

Four Tremendous Tactile Textures

Diary of a Tile Addict

The textures of tile come in many shapes, sizes, depths, and designs, some made by machine, some by hand, and some by chance and fire. No matter how the texture is made, it’s almost impossible to do anything but love it and want to touch it.

Color Meets Dimension: The Outfit Wall Tile Collection

Garden State Tile Blog

The Outfit collection from Garden State Tile is a double-fired, white-body ceramic wall tile characterized by bold color and dimensional surface levels.

Spa-Like Design: Creating an Oasis in the Home

Decorative Materials

How Natural Stone And Porcelain Can Promote Spa-Like Tranquility. Nothing rejuvenates quite like a trip to the spa. Massages and fluffy bathrobes are wonderful, of course, but spa-based pampering goes far beyond these trademark treatments and amenities.

Tile Color Inspiration Room by Room

Why Tile

Searching for a tile color for your space? With so many attractive tile colors to choose from, settling on the perfect one can be a challenge.

New Zellige Colors In-Stock!

Cement Style

The Zellige tile collection from Villa Lagoon Tile brings a rustic charm to any project. Unlike machined tile, our exquisite Zellige and Bejmat tiles are crafted entirely by hand in a time-honored method of tile-making designed to celebrate the natural beauty of the clay.

5 Inspiring Fireplace Designs for Fall Fanatics

The Cement Tile

A truly unique hearth will feature a concrete fireplace design. A cement wall can showcase a wide range of patterns, colors, and styles yet hold up to heavy wear. Most importantly, these sturdy, low-maintenance designs are baked-in, making them resistant to fade.

Art of Board

Diary of a Tile Addict

Earlier this year we looked at Skate or Design, a company that transforms snapped skate boards into one-of-a-kind wall coverings. And today we have something a little similar. Art of Board is a lifestyle brand that takes the skate aesthetic and produces a variety of chic decors.

Enliven Designs with Ozean

Garden State Tile Blog

Sharp colors, high-gloss surfaces, and unique textures evoke the aesthetic and craftsmanship of a handmade product in the Ozean collection from Garden State Tile.

Divine Italian Innovation: Porcelain Pavers

Decorative Materials

Outdoor Porcelain Design: Why Pavers Are Taking Over. When you imagine a modern outdoor living space, what do you picture? Pergolas and rope lights might come to mind, but what about flooring?

Inflation Is Impacting Wellness Design Projects, Industry Pros Report

JG Kitchens

Inflation is taking a bite out of everyone's budgets, and wellness design projects are no exception! The post Inflation Is Impacting Wellness Design Projects, Industry Pros Report comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author.

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25 Modern Backyard Home Office Sheds You Wouldn’t Want to Leave

Trendir Magazine

Remote work becomes more and more popular each year, encompassing ever more professions that don’t require workers to be at the office to perform their duties. And so does the rise of home office pods that you can plonk inside your garden, and enjoy working in peace and quiet.

5 Surprising Facts About the NEW Olvera Collection

The Cement Tile

Every year, more people discover the benefits of encaustic hand-poured cement tiles for their longevity, ease of maintenance, and visual appeal. Now, the new Olvera Collection has arrived on the scene and is making a splash among professional. designers and homeowners.

Signature Style

Diary of a Tile Addict

After being completely smitten with Aleluia’s Color Art collection, we knew it wouldn’t be the last time we cover this company and their gorgeous tiles. And today is the day we share another awesome creation.

"what Lies Under Your Old Laminate"

How to Floor Tile

While installing engineered wood flooring in glue down configuration, I had to remove the laminate flooring as I was installing the wood. After removing the vapor barrier that had been down for many years I found this. A damp spot.

Do Architects Draw Too Much?

Life of an Architect

Do architects draw too much? The amount of documentation that is going into our residential sets grows with every project, and I think it's a problem. The post Do Architects Draw Too Much? first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Do Architects Draw Too Much? at Life of an Architect.

Food for Thought #21: Wellness Design Lessons We Should Learn from the Pandemic

JG Kitchens

There’s an expression I heard last year during the early months of the pandemic that resonated with me: “We’re all in the same storm, but not in the same boat.” Some of us were able to work from home, reducing our exposure to the virus.

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40 Metal Fire Pit Designs and Outdoor Setting Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Colder nights have began but no need to rush indoors – one of these 40 metal fire pits could extend your outdoors season with warmth and social fun. You’ll find one fire pit design that will suit your patio or outdoor setting.

Off-the-Shelf Bioplastic Helps 3D Print Geometric Shapes to Mimic Auxetic Materials

The A to Z of Building

The design of a 3D-printed product has gained inspiration from a material utilized in memory foam pillows and running shoes. This could help safeguard buildings from collision damage and other

How to Prepare You House Against Winter Pests

Kitchen and Residential Design

Photo by Ante Hamersmit on Unsplash Winter is just around the corner, and depending on which state or region you are currently residing in, the weather is definitely getting colder.

How to Floor Tile - Untitled Article

How to Floor Tile

Engineered wood flooring offers a warm, inviting home environment. I've done enough to offer some advice to homeowners who might wish to install this material. It is less expensive the standard wood or exotic and glue down feels better than installing over moisture barrier.

Ep 087: Architectural Model Making

Life of an Architect

Architectural model making is built into the creative process in school - so why do we quit once we leave school? Here is a case for making models: The post Ep 087: Architectural Model Making first appeared on Life of an Architect.

How, Why And Where To Create a Healthy Home Beverage Center

JG Kitchens

What's your beverage of choice? For many it's coffee. For others, it's tea or wine. Whatever your preference, you can create a space in your home for making it more conveniently. My latest piece focuses on healthy home beverage centers. I hope you enjoy it and find the ideas useful! .

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2021 North Penn Holiday Craft Market November 20, 2021

Margaret Almon Mosaics

North Penn Holiday Craft Market is returning for the first time since November of 2019! I have been creating new work and if you are in Southeast PA, this is your opportunity to buy in person.

New Product Promises to Revolutionize Construction and Other Sectors

The A to Z of Building

Two scientists - José Ramón Albiol Ibáñez and Miguel Sánchez López - from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have developed and patented a new