2015

Announcing Coverings 2015 Tile of Spain Activities

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain is pleased to be part of Coverings 2015 in Orlando, Florida April 14th to 17th. Visitors will witness some of the most advanced ceramic tile technology and breathtaking design choices the world has to offer from over 75 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers.

Spain 269

Tiled Stair Riser Design Picks

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Nothing adds more curb appeal, sense of personal style, and a real design punch than using decorative tiles on stair risers. Decorative tiles used on stair risers showcase personal style and add curb appeal. Tiles allow you to showcase your sense of style.

Tile 238

Everything You Wanted to Know About Tile: An Interview with Ryan Fasan

Kitchens for Living

Before we get too crazy with the art here (I’m so sure we will!) I wanted to share some solid info about tile from the man who knows it best, Ryan Fasan. I had the pleasure of meeting “THE tile man” on my recent trip to the trade show Cevisama with Tile of Spain.

Tile 228

Cersaie 2015: Tile Trends From the World

Architectural Ceramics

October 2015 – BETTY SULLIVAN TALKS ABOUT CERSAIE: INTERNATIONAL TILE FAIR – Bologna, Italy – I love Italy, the food, the ability of the sharply dressed Italian (men primarily) to romance the their products and the ancient architecture.

Trends 211

Seven years of Gold Notes!

JG Kitchens

July 2015 is Gold Notes‘ seventh anniversary month. What a long, fun trip it’s been! Much has changed in my life since starting my blog in July 2008, and I’ve shared most of it with you in my weekly posts. Here are seven highlights to toast the occasion: Happy birthday, Gold Notes!

Trade Mission to Turkey

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Thirty Three members and guests have traveled to Istanbul to enjoy four days of meeting with Turkish Ceramic suppliers, networking, enjoying the sites and eating fabulous food! Members are able to meet one on one with suppliers and get new information on products and trends.

Turkey 234

Granada Tile Cement Tile Spotlight: Bilboa

Granada Tile

For most of the world, Bilbao has become synonymous with Frank Gehry’s fantastical museum of the same name. in the city of the same name in Spain. (Fun

Cement 211

More Trending

Design Ideas For Shower Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Bathrooms provide a great space to get creative; you’re not going to be spending large amounts of time in there at once so any bold designs will not be overwhelming, and it’s the perfect room to create different zones or areas as these are already designated by their purpose.

Do it yourself backsplash tecniques that make all the difference in your home.

Tile Excellence

A backsplash is one of the quickest easiest ways to improve your kitchen without spending a arm and a leg to get it done. There are certain pointers and techniques that I've learned over 30+ years of tile installation that will make the job more manageable.

5 Tile Trends for 2015

As The Tile Turns

We pride ourselves on keeping our collective finger on the pulse of what''s hot, what''s new, what''s coming down the pike, and what you should be excited about in the tile industry and interior design world.

Trends 146

Tile of Spain exhibits cutting-edge product innovations and timeless trends at Coverings 2015

Tile of Spain USA

Miami, FL April 2015 - Tile of Spain , the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), is pleased to take part in Coverings 2015: The Global Tile & Stone Experience.

Spain 254

Tile Inspiration For Your Next Kitchen Remodel

Tile Talk

Guest post by Jane Blanchard, Modernize. Vibrant blue Arabesque tile adds visual interest. Image via Modernize. Tile is a popular choice for kitchen floors and backsplashes, so popular that even the priciest and most custom options can seem bland.

A Tile Tale Inspired by Life and Process: Meet Guy Mitchell

Kitchens for Living

Handmade products are one of the easiest ways to create an artful kitchen. In fact there was a whole turn of the century style devoted to that concept. The Arts and Crafts movement (1880-1910) was a reaction to the industrial age of machinery and mass production.

Architectural Ceramic Looks Back at the Best of 2015

Architectural Ceramics

December 31, 2015 – Rockville, MD – 2015 has been a momentous year for the world, from Left Shark’s halftime performance to huuuuuuugely entertaining presidential campaigns to listening to Adele say Hello on repeat for hours.

2016 Tile Style – Italian Edition

JG Kitchens

As I noted last week, many of the most exciting and innovative styles in tile come from Spain and Italy. This is the second of two posts on the latest trends from those creative countries.

What’s next for Spanish tile? Trends to watch for at CEVISAMA 2015.

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

During CEVISAMA 2015 we will get a close look at the new styles and innovations proposed by Tile of Spain ceramic tile manufacturers. The floor and wall ceramic collections exhibited at the show will mark the trends this year.

Trends 201

Breaking News: Granada Tile’s Erin Adams Group of Cement Tiles on Remodelista

Granada Tile

We’re honored to announce that our latest collection of cement tiles, The Erin Adams Group , has been spotlit on Remodelista , one of our favorite home decor and home design sites. You can see the full post here and the full collection of these amazing concrete tiles here.

Cement 219

The Adamson House: A Treasure of Spanish Influenced Ceramic Tile

Tile+Mosaic

Hi all, This summer I taught a hands-on course on theme of Spanish tile and mosaic for the School of Art at Chautauqua.

How To Choose Your Tile Material

The London Tile Co.

If you’re considering updating your kitchen or bathroom, or any other room in your house, have you put any thought into which tile material you’re going to use? If you haven’t we’re here to give you some advice about the different types of tile. We know that the choice can be a little overwhelming when it comes to deciding, so why not narrow it down by knowing which material you want for your tiles.

How To 147

natural slate a real tile challange here's how its done.

Tile Excellence

Natural slate is one of the most challenging materials to install because of the variation in the natural materials. Some pieces of slate can be as thick as 3/4 of a inch while other pieces are only 1/8 of a inch.

Tile 169

The real Wow factor

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Wow is a magnificent wood-look line that speaks for itself. Upon first glance of this stunning line, the first words you will utter are undeniable… Wow! In three spectacular colorways, from tame to bold, this series has been a favorite since we first introduced it.

CERSAIE ’15 Tile of Spain App Now Available

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), has released the Cersaie ’15 App.

Spain 258

Adamson House Tile Tour

Tile Talk

With the Fourth of July Holiday just around the corner, I found my thoughts wandering toward the sunny California coast. So, I thought I'd share one of my favorite historical tile haunts, The Adamson House. It's located right on the Pacific Ocean and steps from the Malibu Pier in Malibu, California.

Tile 228

Big Trends from KBIS Part II

Kitchens for Living

Last post I shared some of my kitchen trend discoveries from KBIS2015, the 51st Kitchen & Bath Industry Show held last month in LasVegas. Today I’ve got the scoop on what’s trending in the bath. Gorgeous sculptural free-standing tub by Clark Architectural.

Trends 264

Why is my White Marble Turning Yellow?

Architectural Ceramics

The classic look of a Bianco Carrara or Calacatta Gold bath is popular, and the current availability of field (in a variety of finishes and textures like honed, polished, tumbled, hand antiqued, marmo antico, brushed, etc.), moldings and mosaics allow for many design options.

Marble 174

New Year’s Resolutions for your Kitchen

JG Kitchens

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a healthy and happy holiday season. Chances are, your kitchen played a starring role. How did it do? Oscar or Onion?

Top 10 Uses for Cement Tiles in Restaurants

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

If you’re looking for something special for your restaurant’s walls and flooring that can stand up to high traffic while also being resistant to water, food and drink spills, and environmental damage, take a look at beautiful cement tile.

Cement 188

Consider Granada Tile Nara Cement Tiles For A Graphic Kitchen Tile Backsplash

Granada Tile

Although you may have found us through some of our more well-known cement tile designs, like our geometric Fez concrete tiles , when it comes to choosing the encaustic tiles that will work for your concrete tile installation project, we have many different cement tile patterns to choose from.

Art Walk: A Tile Mural for a Community Re-Development Project

Tile+Mosaic

The Clark-West 25th Street neighborhood of Cleveland has a large Hispanic population and a lively street scene. The Clark Metro Community Development Corporation led the the re-delopment of a large commercial building, converting it to retail space for rental.

London Tile’s Essential Guide To Wet Rooms

The London Tile Co.

There are a number of factors that have contributed to the increased popularity of the wet room in the UK; busy lives create the need for quick and easy showering, an ageing population and increase in multi-generation households require an accessible bathroom for the whole family, and our desire to have a stylish and luxurious bathing space in our own home. These reasons, amongst others, are why so many of us are banishing the bath and opting for an open plan wet room.

Five Tile Worthy Trips

As The Tile Turns

Have you caught a little Spring Fever? Craving a Spring getaway? With a sincere passion for tile it''s our business to spot amazing installations wherever we go. Here are a few “tile worthy trips” for a quick spring getaway!

Denver 130

Mixed mediums: new showroom displays feature fabulous backsplashes!

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Luxury Designs, one of our industry partners, recently remodeled their Fargo showroom and used a number of our products in their vignettes. The results? Stunning. Combining ceramic with stone and using mosaics that combine glass, marble and mother-of-pearl.

Call for Entries: 14th Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Design

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), is proud to announce an open call for the 14th Tile of Spain Awards competition.

Spain 260

Malibu with Terracotta Ceramic Tiles: A Historical Perspective

Tile Talk

Stunning view of the Malibu coast from the historic Adamson House. Situated in one of the most sought after coastal locations on the West Coast in Southern California, and perhaps the nation, is the Adamson House.

Tile Tuesday: The Inspiration of Antiquity

Kitchens for Living

Welcome Tile Tuesday! This is the first installment of a series inspired by my discoveries exploring Seville and Valencia Spain with Tile of Spain.

Tile 236

What tile should I pick if I don’t know my cabinets or counter yet?

Architectural Ceramics

Coordinating your tile when you haven’t selected your cabinets and counter yet can be confusing. Fortunately, it’s much easier than selecting tile that coordinates with existing cabinets and countertops. On the other hand, you have so many more options, it can be overwhelming.

Guest Post – Ryan Fasan on Cevisama and 2015 Tile Trends

JG Kitchens

I had the great pleasure of meeting Ryan Fasan, technical consultant to Tile of Spain and senior partner in Professional Attention to Tile Installations, on a press tour of Cevisama a few years ago.