April, 2019

Tile of Spain Showcases Trends and Innovations from over 98 Manufacturers at Coverings 2019

Tile of Spain USA

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CTDA is excited to announce the 2019 Supplier of the Year, Crossville, Inc!

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Last night at CTDA’s Coverings Happy Hour, Crossville, Inc. was announced as the Supplier of the Year. This is Crossville’s THIRD time winning this award and is the first supplier to do so!

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Penny Round Tile Inspiration to Fill Your Home Renovation Idea Bank

Architectural Ceramics

Tax Day. It always goes one of two ways: receiving a refund or owing Uncle Sam a penny or two. If you plan to use your refund on a home renovation project, then Architectural Ceramics is here to fill your idea bank with inspiration.

Kitchen Case Study: Old Florida, New Vision

Kitchens for Living

One hundred years ago Addison Mizner brought Spanish style to Florida. Incidentally, the state’s written history begins with the arrival of Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon in 1513.

How It’s Made: The Euphoria Collection

As The Tile Turns

Sonoma Tilemakers is a top name in the interior design sphere, and for good reason. Boasting 25 years of success, this tile authority has made a name for itself by introducing intriguing style concepts while holding true to some of the world's most cherished traditions.

The Most Stylish Patios with Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Creating a custom, stylish patio does not need to be a challenge with the creative use of stunning cement tiles. Outdoor areas often pose a challenge for interior designers, as the open spacing can offer complications.

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Tile of Spain Heads to Coverings 2019!

Tile of Spain USA

In just one week, nearly 100 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers will be heading to Coverings 2019: The Global Stone & Tile Experience to showcase their latest products and innovations during North America’s premier event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry.

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If Only The Road to the Final Games Were Paved in Tile

Architectural Ceramics

We know in March and April, the NCAA Tournament is played on wood-covered basketball courts; but, wouldn’t it be sweet if the elite teams dribbled and passed the ball to the finals on wood-look tile instead?

April Featured Tiles: Andalusia & Statement

The London Tile Co.

Will April bring the traditional showers, or are we heading for another early heatwave? Either way, we’re entering the perfect time to spruce up your home. Sometimes all you need to freshen up your space is a small change, and replacing that splashback or those old floor tiles could make all the difference. Take a look at this month’s Featured Tiles for inspiration, or browse our wide selection of wall and floor tiles online today. Andalusia.

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Denver Showroom Showcase: Bringing Our Favorite Floor Tiles to Life

As The Tile Turns

At Decorative Materials, we're passionate about finding design inspirations all around the world — but we also aim to incorporate these designs in a way that feels authentic to our beloved state of Colorado.

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Stunning Eco-Stay Features Environmentally-Friendly Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

As modern vacationers begin to lean towards environmentally-friendly accommodations, cement tiles have found a home in stunning eco-stays across the globe.

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The CID Awards Honor Two Projects Featuring Tile of Spain Ceramics

Tile of Spain USA

Coverings , the largest international tile and stone exhibition in North America, announced two projects featuring Tile of Spain products that received honors during the coveted Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards.

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Tile America Announces Supplier of the Year

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

NEW HAVEN, CT, April 26, 2018 – Tile America is proud to announce Island Stone with their “2019 Supplier of the Year” award.

4 Ways to Brighten Up Your Kitchen for Spring

Architectural Ceramics

At Architectural Ceramics, we often collaborate with local architects and interior designers to craft well-designed and personalized spaces. When working with Sagatov Design + Build , that meant creating a modern, rustic and bright farmhouse kitchen perfectly suited to their client’s style.

Preview 2019’s Top Tile Trends For American Homes — From Forbes.com

JG Kitchens

I’m in Orlando at the moment, checking out the latest tile innovations, products and trends at Coverings. Here’s an early look at the top looks at this massive tile expo. As you might expect, there’s eye candy for days!

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Designing for a Masculine Aesthetic

As The Tile Turns

Stereotypes abound regarding masculine and feminine decor. Guys allegedly bemoan the loss of their bachelor pads, while women are thought to take over with flowers, pastels, and piles of throw pillows. In reality, however, interior design is rarely so simple.

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Custom Tile Designs That Will Blow Your Mind

Granada Tile

If you can dream it, it can happen with custom tile designs. Interior designers and architects alike have fallen in love with the stunning patterns, captivating colors, and unique shapes available only through custom cement tiles.

15 of the Best Open Design Showers

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

One of the popular ways to get a sleek, modern bathroom is to opt for an open design shower. As the name suggests, these showers are typically fully open to the rest of the bathroom, or at least only partially covered. Many are even simply behind clear glass partitions.

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Sensational Stone Simulation

Diary of a Tile Addict

The Hard Surfaces & Natural Stone Show is fast approaching. For the next few days we will take a sneak peek at some of the offerings in store.

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12 Different Ways to Lay Subway Tile

Architectural Ceramics

It’s Easter weekend. How are you celebrating with friends and family? If you have young children, they’re likely taking part in an Easter egg hunt. If you’re hunting for ways to update your traditional subway tile, then look no further.

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Beautiful Grey Bathroom Ideas – How To Bring A Timeless Touch

Trendir Magazine

Grey- a mid-ground color that seems to work best when it is accompanied by bolder hues yet can be quite the show stopper when it’s left to become the star of the room. That one shade that simultaneously works well in every room, every style and every time of year.

The Creative Genius of Maison Surface

As The Tile Turns

At Decorative Materials, we're proud to work with some of the world's most innovative designers. We love the unique visions that our favorite designers bring to life — particularly when they infuse classic concepts with new elements.

What’s On The Horizon for Residential and Commercial Tile Trends in 2019

Garden State Tile Blog

It’s been a pivotal few years for the tile and surface industry. From porcelain to cement to natural stone, new designs and innovations have lead to some of the most breathtaking new collections for both residential and commercial projects.

Why Tile? A Style For Everyone

Conestoga Tile Blog

Amongst a variety of reasons, tile has been one of the most sought-after flooring and wall covering products in the industry. From health benefits to easy maintenance, tile is a tried-and-true fan favorite that even our ancestors loved.

Awesome Araldica

Diary of a Tile Addict

From CEDIT by Florim comes a truly magical collection. The brains behind these bold and beautiful pieces is artist and graphic designer Federico Pepe.

Just Enough Tile is Not Enough Tile

Architectural Ceramics

You’ve measured your project space and know your total square footage, but there’s more to ordering tile than an accurate take-off. Ordering the bare minimum to cover your square footage is a recipe for disaster.

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Timeless Ways To Bring Traditional Style To Your Living Room

Trendir Magazine

Traditional living room décor has remained a staple and withheld the test of time due to comfort and ease. When it comes to decorating a living room being comfortable is key but with a high-end feel.

022: Residential Construction Costs

Life of an Architect

In the beginning, when you are starting to plan your budget for building a new house, residential construction costs are not that complicated unless you really want to make them that way.

From Dilapidated To Delightful: A Neglected Back Bedroom is Converted Into a Modern Master Ensuite

Garden State Tile Blog

When it comes to adding personality to a functional space, many interior design professionals will suggest selecting the statement piece for the room and designing around that.

2019 Texas, Tennessee Stone Study Tours Set

Stone Update

Natural Stone Institute sponsors journeys to Austin in June and Knoxville in August. Featured Association Beat News

Quantum Of Quartz

Diary of a Tile Addict

The Hard Surfaces & Natural Stone Show is fast approaching. For the next few days we will take a sneak peek at some of the offerings in store.

The Great Outdoors: Tile for Outside Applications

Architectural Ceramics

When you first think of landscaping your patio or other outside space, you probably don’t immediately think of tile. But tile is not just for your kitchen or bathroom – there are tons of great tiles for outdoor use.

Unique Ways to decorate with Shiplap

Trendir Magazine

As the weather gets warmer and the trees finally begin to blossom for most of us, it’s time to redecorate the home to match the difference in the air. Which is where shiplap comes into play, but what exactly is shiplap? Unknown to many shiplap is actually part of the insulation of farmhouse homes.

Master Bathroom … Again

Life of an Architect

Apparently, I don’t like myself very much, I am basing this on all the evidence I have on hand … and I use the word “evidence” because the master bathroom in my current home is a crime scene.

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NEW Champagne Range Now Available

Valverdi Indoor-Out

We have added a brand new range to the Valverdi family – Champagne. Just as the name insinuates, Champagne is a luxurious tile designed to emulate elegant French limestone.

Why Tile? A Style For Everyone

Conestoga Tile

Amongst a variety of reasons, tile has been one of the most sought-after flooring and wall covering products in the industry. From health benefits to easy maintenance, tile is a tried-and-true fan favorite that even our ancestors loved.

Outdoor Oak and Cindered Cedar

Diary of a Tile Addict

This week Tile Addict is taking a look at ten stunning new ranges from Ceramics of Italy members that we are likely to see next week at Coverings. Wood-effect tiles are today’s focus, and we have two incredibly different interpretations of the wood-look to share.