2015

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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!

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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.

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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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?

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.

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.

Steak & Whisky + Granada Tile Toscano Cement Tile

Granada Tile

For this week’s cement tile Tuesday spotlight, we turn our attention to Hermosa Beach, California, a spot for surfers, sun and now Steak & Whisky, brought to you by Chef/Partner Tin Vuong and executive chef John Shaw. .

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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.

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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.

Some photos from my trip

The Tile Shop

Good morning! I just returned from a holiday in Southern Spain! Wanted to share some relevant photos with you…. I was totally amazed by all the pebbled stone streets. They literally look like they could be from our stone pebble collection yet they are hundred of years old….very very cool!

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Thin ceramic tile: a world of possibilities.

Tile of Spain USA

From facades to countertops, cladding and flooring applications, thin tile can be used nearly anywhere. Tile of Spain manufacturers offer a range of the most cutting edge thin tile choices in the world, as thin as 3mm.

Ceramic Tile And Stone Consultants Launches New Website

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

San Diego, CA – Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants, Inc. CTaSC) announces the launch of their new website. The www.CTaSC.com website address is the same, but the content, features and resources have greatly improved.

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The Art of Ceramics: Innovations with Tile of Spain

Kitchens for Living

Last week Artful Kitchens hit the road again for a mini-trip to my hometown, Miami. I was excited to re-connect with some of the great people I met earlier this year on my visit to the Cevisama tradeshow (if you missed that, you can read about it here ) with Tile of Spain. I was not disappointed!

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Get The Look: Modern Mediterranean

The London Tile Co.

Use this updated European style in your kitchen, living room or conservatory to give you that holiday vibe from home. Our glazed porcelain Sintra floor tiles work well with a complementary grout to create that signature natural stone style flooring of a Mediterranean retreat.

New Photos, New Tile!

The Tile Shop

Good morning! I want to share some vignettes from our latest showrooms in the Dallas, TX area. These feature some of our new products. They look even better than I imagined! You can pin the images and save to your tile inspiration boards to show customers.

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Harvard University ceramics project to be featured at CEVISAMA 2015

Tile of Spain USA

The Material Processes and Systems (MaPS) group at Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) has been experimenting with ceramics. Protoceramics is an ongoing project geared toward producing novel material formations with a special interest in tectonic performance.

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.

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An Artful New Adventure!

Kitchens for Living

Let’s face it, things change. As we navigate those twists and turns of fate we can only hope to move forward, seeing new things with a fresh eye. Like it or not, change is a constant. You can dread it (understandable) or you can choose to embrace it.

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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.